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Rules & Regulations

Links to the complete set of the rules governing ice figure skating in New Zealand and at ISU Competitions and Championships are provided here.

NZIFSA Rules & Regulations

Constitution NZIFSA Constitution
Code of Ethics Code of Ethics (April 2011)
Rules and Regulations

2016 Rules and Regulations 

2016 Single Skating Short Programme Requirements Chart

2016 Single Skating Free Skate Requirements Chart

2016 Adult Single Skating Free Skate & Interpretive Requirements Chart

2016 Pair Skating Short Programme Requirements Chart

2016 Pair Skating Free Skate Requirements Chart

2016 Adult Pair Skating Requirements Chart

2016 Ice Dance - Pattern Dance Requirements Chart

2016 Ice Dance - Short Dance Requirements Chart

2016 Ice Dance - Free Dance Requirements Chart

2016 Adult Ice Dance - Pattern Dance Requirements Chart

2016 Adult Ice Dance - Short Dance & Free Dance Requirements Chart

Anti-Doping NZIFSA Anti-Doping Information       Drug Free Sport NZ
Ice Dance Patterns All non-ISU compulsory dance patterns (do not use this resource for ISU compulsory dance patterns, see ISU rules below)
Stroking Test Patterns 2016 NZIFSA Stroking Skills Manual
6.0 Judging Information Marking and Determination of Results

NZIFSA Policy Documents

Athlete Scholarship and Prioritisation   NZIFSA Athlete Scholarship and Prioritisation Policy (August 2012)
Coaches’ Accreditation

NZIFSA Coaches’ Accreditation Policy (16 January 2016)

Appendix A - Requirements to complete (16 January 2016)

Appendix B - Level 1 Apprentice Coach Guidelines (16 January 2016)

Appendix C - Maintaining Points (16 January 2016)

Maintaining Accreditation Log Book

Child Protection NZIFSA Child Protection Policy (May 2014)
Forums Acceptable Use NZIFSA Members’ Forums Acceptable Use Policy (May 2014)
Privacy NZIFSA Privacy Policy (April 2013)
Governance and Management Governance and Management Policy, Job Descriptions for Elected Positions, Job Descriptions for Appointed Positions, NZIFSA CEO Limitations Policy (June 2013),
Travel and Reimbursement NZIFSA Travel and Reimbursement Policy (March 2015)
Selection NZIFSA Selection Policy (April 2015) 
Electronic Meetings NZIFSA Electronic Meeting Policy (July 2014)
Finance NZIFSA Finance Policy (April 2014)
Funding NZIFSA Funding Policy (June 2015)
Skater Development NZIFSA Skater Development Policy (April 2015)
Nationals NZIFSA Nationals Hosting Policy (Feb 2013)
Officials Training & Promotion NZIFSA Officials’ Training, Appointment and Promotion Policy (December 2013)
Policy Review Dates NZIFSA Policy Review Dates (Jan 2016)

Supplementary Documents

ISU Judging System - Overview An overview of the ISU Judging System
Anti-Doping Resources Resources for Athletes from DrugFree Sport NZ
Forms Forms that need to be filled out to be eligible to compete or take tests

Applicable ISU Rules and Regulations

These ISU Rules and Regulations apply at all NZIFSA competitions, ISU International competitions and all ISU Competitions and Championships. The NZIFSA Rules and Regulations extend these ISU rules for domestic competitions and may be different in some cases. The rule from the NZIFSA Rules and Regulations will be used in the case of any inconsistency with ISU rules and regulations. See the NZIFSA Rules and Regulations for details.

All Disciplines - Constitution and General Regulations ISU Constitution & General Regulations
Single, Pair Skating and Ice Dance Regulations  Special Regulations and Technical Rules
Single, Pair Skating and Ice Dance - Guidelines for International Novice Competitions Communication No. 1947
Synchronized Skating - Guidelines for International Novice Competitions Communication No. 1947
Single and Pair Skating - Scale of Values, Levels of Difficulty & Guidelines for GOE - season 2015/16 Communication No. 1944
Single and Pair Skating - Changes from 55th Congress Communication No. 1874

Ice Dance - Requirements for Technical Rules - season 2015/16

Communication No. 1932

Ice Dance - Requirements for Technical Rules with ongoing updates effective 1 July 2015

Communication No. 1937

Ice Dance - Changes from 55th Congress Communication No. 1875
Ice Dance - Scale of Values Communication No. 1936

Ice Dance - Requirements for Technical Rules with ongoing validity, effective 1 July 2014

Communication No. 1860
Synchronized Skating - Regulations Special Regulations and Technical Rules
Synchronized SkatingGuidelines 2015/16 Communication No. 1965
Synchronized Skating - Well Balanced Program Content 2015/16

Communication No. 1934

Synchronized Skating - Difficulty Groups of Elements

Communication No. 1942

Synchronized Skating - Scales of Values Communication No. 1966 
Synchronized Skating - Calling Specifications (and corrections to 1942 and 1966) Communication No. 1967

 

Other ISU Policy, Procedure, Rules and Regulations

These documents mainly apply at ISU International Competitions and ISU Competitions and Championships and to skaters and officials who participate in these events or in cases where an ISU interest is involved.

Code of Ethics Communication No. 1717
Avoiding Conflicts of Interest Communication No. 1481
Citizenship Requirements Communication No. 1420
Uniforms/Racing Suits/Clothing Communication No. 1625
Anti Doping Rules (effective January 2015) Communication No. 1922
Anti Doping Procedures Communication No. 1923
Procedures for Blood Testing

Communication No. 1871

Communication No. 1872

Medical Exemption for High Haemoglobin Concentration Communication No. 1530
Disciplinary Commission Rules of Procedure Communication No. 1419
Appeals Commission Rules of Procedure Communication No. 1356
TV Celebrity Figure Skating Programs Communication No. 1416
Obligations of Members (2015) Communication No. 1927
ISU Development Programme Communication No. 1531
Use of Papers/documents by Judges during Competitions  Communication No.1540

IJS Supplementary Documents

NZISA Verification Rules Supplement - Singles (2009) for technical controllers
Technical Panel Handbook - Singles (2014/15) for technical controllers and technical specialists
Technical Panel Handbook - Pairs (2014/15) for technical controllers and technical specialists

Technical Panel Handbook - Ice Dance (2014/15)

Handbook for Officials - Ice Dance

Handbook for Referees and Judges - Ice Dance

for technical controllers and technical specialists

for Pattern Dances

for referees and judges

ISU First Aid for Calls - Synchronized for technical controllers and technical specialists