Skating Level Matrix

For reference or comparison, the matrix below corresponds to the Skate Canada test level groups.

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Skate Kingston Skating Level Matrix

APPENDIX A: Skate Kingston Skating Level Matrix

Skate Kingston’s qualifications for STAR A, B & C are based on STAR points outlined below.

 

LEVEL FREESKATE SKILLS DANCE
Pre-STAR

Must have completed CanSkate Stage 4 and up to completed

CanSkate Stage 6

STAR A

0-4 STAR points

Must have completed CanSkate Stage 6

 

STAR B

5-15 STAR points

Need Completed

STAR 1

Need Completed

STAR 1

Need Completed

STAR 1

AND

at least 5 STAR points total

STAR C

At least 16 STAR points

Need Completed

STAR 4

Need Completed

STAR 6

Need Completed

STAR 6

AND

at least 16 STAR points total

 

Note: Please see the point system below to determine points.

 

 

POINT SYSTEM: each COMPLETE STAR test is worth 1 point

 

STAR Level Freeskate points Skills points Dance points Total points
STAR 1 1 1 1 3
STAR 2 2 2 2 6
STAR 3 3 3 3 9
STAR 4 4 4 4 12
STAR 5 5 5 5 15
STAR 6 6 6 6 18

Note: This point system continues similarly to STAR 10

 

Skaters can have different levels (points) for the different disciplines of FreeSkate, Skills and Dance – but must have certain overall total points for qualification for the sessions. In addition to the total points to be on a session, skaters must have completed certain tests to qualify.

 

For example, to qualify for STAR B, the skater must have completed all STAR 1 tests for FreeSkate, Skills and Dance for a total of 3 points; in addition, the skater must have completed at least two STAR 2 tests for an addition 2 points (5 points in total).