Welcome to ice-dance.com’s Reference Library.

PATTERN DANCE DESCRIPTIONS & CHARTS
Background history and information on pattern dances, including scans of step charts and patterns.

RHYTHM DANCES BY SEASON (2018-PRESENT)
The rhythm dance was first performed during the 2018-19 season.  

PATTERN & SHORT DANCES BY SEASON (2010-2018)
A historical list of short dances from 2010 and updated through the 2017-18 season when the short dance became the rhythm dance.

COMPULSORY & ORIGINAL DANCE HISTORY (1968-2010)
A historical list of compulsory and original dances performed (by season) from 1968 and updated through 2010.

ICE DANCE TERM DICTIONARY
Twizzles and brackets and rockers.. Oh MY! – What does it all mean?

ISU COMMUNICATIONS & INFORMATION
Links to information and official communications released by the International Skating Union.

US FIGURE SKATING QUALIFYING COMPETITIVE PIPELINE (2019-PRESENT)
Compiled information as well as links to everything related to U.S. Figure Skating’s qualifying competitive pipeline, which debuted in the 2019-20 season.  The new pipeline focuses on their new vision: Identify. Develop. Promote.

US FIGURE SKATING TECHNICAL NOTICES & OTHER INFORMATION
Links to technical notices & other information released by US Figure Skating.