Canadian Winner/Championships - Rules and Procedures for WBTF Events

Latest Revision: September 2017

The following rules and procedures shall be in effect:

Qualification Procedure
- All level A and B freestyle and pair athletes must enter and compete at their provincials in these events and levels in the same year.

Qualification Procedure
- At Provincial Championship events, Level A Freestyle and Pairs shall compete under WBTF Age Divisions (junior or senior) with age between January 1st and December 31st of the competition year. Level B freestyle and pairs shall compete under CBTF age divisions.

Rounds
- Level B Freestyles and Pairs shall have 1 or 2 rounds (competition officials’ decision).
- In World Championship years, Level A Freestyles, Pairs and Teams shall have 2 rounds.
- In International Cup years, Level A freestyles and pairs shall have 1 or 2 rounds (competition officials’ decision).

Compulsory Moves
- Compulsory moves shall count for 25% of the athlete’s score and shall be performed by all Level B and Junior Level A athletes.
- In World Championship years, upon receiving notification of the chosen compulsory set from WBTF, the Junior Level A athletes shall perform that same set at their Provincial Team Trials. Level B athletes shall perform the opposite set.
- For International Cup years, upon receiving notification of the chosen compulsory set from the CBTF Technical Chair, the Junior Level A shall perform that same set at provincials. Level B shall perform the opposite set.

Short Program
- Short Program shall count for 25% of the athlete’s score and shall be performed by all Level A Senior athletes.

Music Tests/Costume Checks
- Unless time permits, it is not necessary that costume or music checks be run. Official music timing is done during the athlete or pair’s actual performance.

Time Limits
Level B Freestyle & Pair – All divisions: 1:30 – 2:00 minutes (with 10 second leeway)
Level A Freestyle & Pair – Junior division: 1:30 – 2:00 minutes (with 10 second leeway)
Level A Freestyle & Pair – Senior division: 2:00 – 2:30 minutes (with 10 second leeway)

Grand Nationals
- There shall be no Grand National Level A freestyle or pair championships.

Awards
- All divisions shall be awarded to top five. Type of awards and awards procedures shall be the same as for other Canadian W/C events.

Other Stipulations
- WBTF costume rules, time limits, score sheets and masters, judging methods, tabulation procedures and other WBTF competition procedures shall apply.