Solo/Feature Skater Selection Policy

Criteria for the Selection of Solo/Featured Skaters in Ice Shows

Objective

To provide the Board of Directors with some criteria for the selection of solo/featured skaters in ice shows. The selection is based on giving priority to the higher-level skaters who have had success in competition as well as having the opportunity to promote lower level skaters who have achieved excellent results.

Criteria for Selection

The basis for the selection criteria is recognition of ranking of skaters by competition level combined with medal results as it takes a longer dedication to the sport to even reach the higher levels. It is also believed that different levels have different events which are the priority so each level is given only one event rather than have some events count twice.

Please note:

  • This only includes results in FreeSkate Categories.
  • Partial members do not qualify for a solo.

The following table will show the order of how skaters will be chosen:

Priority

Competition

Level

Medal result

1.

Skaters who qualify for Challenge, Nationals or Canada Winter Games

N/A

2.

Sectionals

Pre-Juvenile to Senior

Gold

3.

Sectionals

Pre-Juvenile to Senior

Silver

4.

Sectionals

Pre-Juvenile to Senior

Bronze

5.

Provincials

Pre-Juvenile to Senior

Gold

6.

Provincials

STAR 4 to Gold

Gold

7.

Provincials

Pre-Juvenile to Senior

Silver

8.

Provincials

STAR 4 to Gold

Silver

9.

Provincials

Pre-Juvenile to Senior

Bronze

10.

Provincials

STAR 4 to Gold

Bronze

11.

Skaters who qualify for NL Winter Games

N/A 

12.

Atlantic Qualifiers

Pre-Juvenile to Senior

N/A

13.

Atlantic Qualifiers

STAR 5 to Gold

N/A

14.

Divisionals

All Categories

Gold

15.

Divisionals

All Categories

Silver

16.

Divisionals

All Categories

Bronze

17.

Invitational

STAR 4+

Gold

18.

Invitational

STAR 4+

Silver

19.

Invitational

STAR 4+

Bronze

In the event of a tie, the skater in the higher category will be given the solo.

Categories with multiple age brackets at Provincials will be ordered from youngest category to oldest.

* The Coaches and Executive can recommend to the board other skaters for small group inserts. These may include medallists from other competitions, award winners or skaters who achieved a medal result at Provincials but had not been competing during sectionals for their event to fall in the table.