Section Awards: 

Online nominations close at 9:00 PM on February 14th, 2022.

CanSkate Athlete Award (Nomination Form)

The purpose of the Section CanSkate Athlete Award is to recognize skaters who have shown enthusiasm and dedication to the CanSkate program throughout the skating season. 
 
This award will be presented to one person in each of the ten Sections who meets the following criteria: 
 
Criteria 
 

  • Must be enrolled in CanSkate for the current registration year 
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude 
  • Demonstrates an eagerness to learn and improve skills 
  • Is cooperative 
  • Participates fully  

 

STARSkate Athlete Award (Nomination Form)

The purpose of the Section STAR Athlete Award is to recognize skaters who have demonstrated determination and commitment to the STAR program. Recipients of this award have displayed passion for the sport and have achieved success throughout the season, not only within the STAR assessing/testing system but also with personal skill development and growth.  
This award will be presented to one person in each of the ten sections.  
 
Criteria 
 
The winner of this award must not have registered or competed in a CompetitiveSkate (Pre-Novice or higher) category at a Sectional qualifying competition in the current skating season.  The winner should also reflect the essence of the STAR program, including: 
 

  • Participation 
  • Achievement 
  • Personal success 
  • Displaying spirit and passion for the sport 
  • Striving for new goals 
  • Achieving balance within skating and in other areas of life 
  • Giving back to the sport by assisting at club level (program assistant, volunteering for club events, etc.) 

 

Section CompetitiveSkate Athlete Award (Nomination Form)
 
This award will be presented to one person in each of the ten sections.  
 
Criteria 
 

  • An individual skater who is under the age of 16 as of July 1 of the current competitive season OR a pairs or ice dance team under the age of 18 as of July 1 of the current competitive season 
  • An individual, pairs, or ice dance team who exhibits spirit, dedication, determination or other favorable qualities 
  • A minimum pre-novice competitor with a top-ten finish at the Sectional level in the current competitive season 
  • A positive role model for other athletes 
  • An individual, pairs or ice dance team who combines off-ice and on-ice training in order to meet his/her/their competitive goals  

 

Volunteer Coach Award (Nomination Form)

This award will be presented to one person in each of the ten sections. It will be given to a professional coach who has contributed to the coaching community through volunteer efforts at the club, region, section or national level. The focus of this award is on volunteer contributions made by professional coaches to the sport of skating. 
 
Criteria 
 

  • A registered Skate Canada professional coach in good standing with a minimum NCCP status of Club Coach (CanSkate) Certified or Regional Coach (STAR) Certified 
  • An individual who contributes volunteer time in addition to professional coaching time at the club, region, section or national level 
  • A professional coach who inspires others to embrace the joy of skating 
  • A professional coach who has demonstrated commitment to the development of the sport of skating 

 

Section Volunteer Award (Nomination Form)

This award will be presented to one person in each of the ten Sections who meets the following criteria: 


Criteria 
 

  • Active and currently registered adult volunteer whose club and/or region efforts have produced specific, positive results in his/her section 
  • An individual whose contributions reflect passion for the sport and its participants 
  • An individual who is an exemplary role model for other volunteers, skaters and/or coaches 
  • Has a minimum of five years of volunteer work in the sport of skating 
  • Shows an awareness and interest in the future direction of the sport  

 

Program Assistant Award (Nomination Form)

The purpose of the Section Program Assistant Award is to recognize dedicated and passionate program assistants who continuously share Skate Canada’s vision with all participants of the program. This award is presented to individuals who are not only great assets to the coaching team on the ice, but also show their commitment off the ice by providing support and assistance to the club and its registrants. 
 
This award will be presented to one person in each of the ten sections who meets the following criteria: 
 
Criteria 
 
A currently active program assistant who: 
 

  • Has made a significant contribution to his/her club by having assisted skaters, coaches and/or the club executive with programming both on and off the ice 
  • Is an excellent role model who inspires others to embrace the joy of skating 
  • Displays a potential for a long-term commitment to the sport of figure skating in the community in a coaching or volunteer role 

 

Section Officials Award (Nomination Form)

This award will be presented to one person in each of the ten sections who meets the following criteria: 
 
Criteria 
 

  • A Skate Canada technical representative, evaluator, judge, referee, technical controller, technical specialist or data specialist who is currently registered with Skate Canada 
  • Active at the Section level or lower for at least five years 
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of Skate Canada rules, policies, philosophies and programs 
  • Is keen to share accurate information with other officials, athletes, coaches, parents and administrators with the interest/intent of developing figure skating and figure skaters in Canada 
  • An individual who has given quality service to the Section and the organization in general 

 

National Volunteer Award (Nomination Form)
 
This award will be presented at the Skate Canada Ice Summit to one person from each of the ten Sections who meets the following criteria: 
 
Criteria 
 

  • Active and currently registered adult volunteer whose efforts have produced specific, positive results in his/her section 
  • An individual whose contributions reflect passion for the sport and its participants 
  • An individual who is an exemplary role model for other volunteers, skaters and/or coaches 
  • Has a minimum of ten years volunteer work in the sport of skating 
  • Shows an awareness and interest in the future direction of the sport 

 

Synchronized Skating Recognition Award

Saskatchewan Competitive Coach Award of Excellence          Online Nomination Form

Saskatchewan Club & Recreational Coach Award of Excellence        Online Nomination Form

 

National Awards

  • Competitive Coach / Choreographer Award of Excellence
  • Club Coach Award of Excellence
  • Elizabeth Swan Memorial Award
  • Officials Award of Excellence
  • Event Volunteer Award of Excellence