Solo Dance Series Technical Information

Latest Updates and Clarifications

7/20 - Updates to reflect ISU changes: Added new marking guide for +5/-5 GOE scale; Juvenile Choreo Step code updated to pChSt; Revised scale of values for pattern dance.

6/22 - Twizzle levels have been clarified in the Technical Handbook, and the Officials Manual has been updated with corrected judging qualifications.

5/18 - The list of Solo Dance Codes has been updated with corrected codes for the Cha-Cha Congelado second sequence and Rhumba second sequence.

4/13 - New updates to the Technical Handbook have been made; changed sections have been highlighted in the document.

4/5 - New clarifications: Technical Handbook - twizzle levels. Officials Handbook- PD musical requirement deduction. Skaters Handbook - number of Blues patterns for Shadow Dance. All changes are highlighted in their respective documents.

3/19 - Illegal Elements in the Technical Panel Handbook has been updated to include "jumps of more than one-half (1/2) revolution" and "two or more consecutive one-half (1/2) revolution jumps."

General Resources and Charts

IJS Frequently Asked Questions
Memo re: Technical Calling Procedures
Memo re: ISU Technical Updates

Timing Chart
Scale of Values
Components Chart
Short Dance Requirements
Free Dance Requirements
Solo Dance IJS Codes
Pattern Dance Diagrams

Additional Resources for Coaches

Coaches IJS Webinar
Coaches IJS PowerPoint

Additional Resources for Officials

LOC and Referee Memo, Technical Panel
2018 Technical Panel Handbook
2018 Officials Handbook
Solo Dance IJS Judges Webinar
Solo Dance Judges Webinar Powerpoint
IJS Quiz for Judges
Solo Dance Technical Panel Webinar
Solo Dance Technical Panel Powerpoint