Synchronized Skating age limit exception Season 2021/22
In Communication 2316 it was announced that the Council had decided in line with Article 17.1.q), that exceptionally, for the 2020/21 season for Synchronized Skating, the Novice and Junior upper age limits would be extended by one year.
Due to the lack of opportunity to practice normally, and the lack of a competitive season 2020/21 the Council decided to renew the age limit exemption for Synchronized Skating for the Novice/ Junior category for the 2021/22 season. Athletes who have already benefited from the age limit exemption for the 2020/21 season will not be able to benefit from this new exemption.
If a Junior or Novice Team changes Skater(s), the new Skater(s) must be of the Junior/Novice age according to Rule 108, paragraph 4 of the 2018 ISU General Regulations. ISU Members with Novice and/or Junior Synchronized Teams opting for such extension of the Novice or Junior upper age limit must send a corresponding request to the Chair of the Synchronized Skating Technical Committee in order to obtain a certificate confirming the exception for the Team concerned.
2021-2022 Novice Synchronized Skating Over-Age Exemption
For the 2021-2022 skating season, the Novice synchronized skating category will be permitted an over-age extension. ¼ of the team must not have reached the age of 16 by July 1st preceding the competition.