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2000/2001 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating

Official Final Standings

                          
Ladies Standings      Men Standings      Pairs Standings      Dance Standings

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Ladies Standings      Men Standings      Pairs Standings      Dance Standings

The eight events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" are:

1st event	Int. Junior Competition	St. Gervais / FRA	23.08. - 26.08.2000
2nd event	Int. Junior Competition	Mexico City / MEX	14.09. - 17.09.2000
3rd event	Int. Junior Competition	Kiev / UKR		21.09. - 24.09.2000
4th event	Int. Junior Competition	Chemnitz / GER		05.10. - 08.10.2000 
5th event	Int. Junior Competition	Harbin / CHN		12.10. - 15.10.2000
6th event	Int. Junior Competition	Ostrava / CZE		19.10. - 22.10.2000
7th event	Int. Junior Competition	Gdansk / POL		26.10. - 29.10.2000
8th event	Int. Junior Competition	Hamar / NOR		02.11. - 05.11.2000

The "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" will be organized for the best Ladies, Men, Pairs and Dance Couples in

Ayr, Great Britain

from December 14th to 17th, 2000

1. GENERAL

The "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" comprises eight international junior figure skating events and the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final". All eight events will be held with the approval and the assistance of the International Skating Union, under the responsibility of the Member Federation concerned and in accordance with the present ISU Constitution and General Regulations, the Special Regulations Figure Skating and Special Regulations Ice Dancing, the relevant ISU Communications and changes of the ISU Congress 2000.

The eight events and the Final of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" are open only to eligible competitors according to Rule 102 who must be entered through their Member Federation. Only skaters who fulfil the age requirements according to Rule 108, para 2.c) are allowed to participate in the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating". Passports of the skaters have to be presented at the Team Leaders' Meeting for verification.

Skaters/couples entered for an event of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" may not participate in the same discipline of an event of the "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating" (senior) in the same season, except for Pairs. Also, skaters/couples entered for an event of the "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating" may not participate in the same discipline of an event of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" in the same season, except for Pairs. Only skaters, participating in different disciplines with the exception of the Pair category, may enter in both "ISU Grand Prix - junior and senior" in the same year/skating season.

This regulation does not reflect any participation at the ISU Championships or any other international events not included in the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" or the "ISU Grand Prix for Figure Skating".

A point system within the eight events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" has been established to qualify the skaters for the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final". Points will be obtained according to the results in each of the eight events comprising the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating".

According to the results of the previous World Junior Figure Skating Championships, Member Federations are entitled to enter skaters in the eight events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" shown in a special chart (see para 2 of this announcement.)

No skater (Lady, Man, Pair or Dance Couple) is allowed to participate in more than two events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating", while each result will be taken into consideration for "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" points.

2. ENTRIES

2.1 Men and Ladies

Member Federations are entitled to enter competitors in the different events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" in Ladies and Men according to the following system (Click Here to See Tables):

a) The five best placed Member Federations (countries) at the previous World Junior Figure Skating Championships may enter two participants in all eight events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" in the category concerned.

b) Member Federations (countries) placed six to ten (Click Here to See Tables) at the previous World Junior Figure Skating Championships are entitled to enter one participant in all eight events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" in the category concerned.

c) Member Federations (countries) who qualified with skaters for the Final Free Skating, but were not placed in the first 10 best ISU-Members (countries) of the previous World Junior Figure Skating Championships, may enter one participant in seven events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" in the category concerned.

d) Member Federations (countries) with skaters not qualified for the Final Free Skating in the previous World Junior Figure Skating Championships, but qualified for the Short Program (place 25 - 30) are entitled to enter one participant in six events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" in the category concerned.

e) All other Member Federations, not mentioned under a) to d) are entitled to enter one participant in five events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating".

f) The host country may enter in its event up to three men and three ladies.

a) to e) are corresponding with the tables under (Click Here to See Tables).

2.2 Pairs

Member Federations may enter two pairs in all eight events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating". Concerning the host country there is no limitation in the number of the entries in the pairs event.

2.3 Ice Dancing

Member Federations may enter one ice dance couple in all eight events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating". An additional entry will be given to the five best placed Member Federations at the previous World Junior Championships in the ice dancing discipline (Click Here to See Tables).

The host country may enter three dance couples.

2.4 Additional Entries for Men and Ladies

If any Member Federation mentioned in Tables (Click Here to See Tables), a) to d) does not use its right to enter skaters in the competition concerned, this slot will be given to the first Member Federation, mentioned under b) for an additional entry.

If another Member Federation mentioned in Tables (Click Here to See Tables), a) to d) does not use its right to enter skaters in the competition concerned, this slot will be given to the second Member Federation mentioned under, b). If all Member Federations under Table A respectively B, b) received the right of a second entry all further places not used will not be considered for replacement. The order of priority as listed has to be observed.

2.5 Procedure of Nominating and Deadline

The following procedure is necessary to control and to calculate points as well as to offer possible changes of not used slots within the various events:

a) Entries by number Deadline June 15th, 2000

The Member Federations concerned have to announce by June 15th, 2000 at the latest, to the ISU Secretariat their participants by number for the events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating". The Member Federations must also announce by June 15th, 2000 the disciplines and/or the events in which they are originally entitled to enter participants but do not use this right. Requests of changes of events or slots must be addressed to the ISU-Management Commission by June 5th, 2000.

Member Federations announcing the events and disciplines after the deadline as above may lose the right to participate in the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating".

b) Entries by Names

Entries by names must be made through the Member Federations simultaneously to the Organizing Committees concerned and the ISU Secretariat by

August 3rd, 2000 (for the first event in St. Gervais)

For all other events according to the individual announcement.

Each Member Federation however is asked to send their entries earlier for reconfirmation.

c) Name Changes

Any change(s) of competitors before each event of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" can only be made within the names officially entered, and must be announced to the ISU Secretariat and the Organizing Committee(s) concerned.

Based on the information received from each organizing Member Federation and/or the Organizing Committees, the ISU Secretariat, in cooperation with each Organizer of the individual event, will inform the Member Federation concerned about changes or additional possibilities to enter competitors, e.g. para 2.4 of this announcement, after July 1st, 2000.

Each Member Federation is responsible for the insurance and the travel documents of its Team participating in any of the eight Events.

Each Member Federation must turn in to the Organizing Committee concerned the official forms including the official "Declaration Form".

3. POINT SYSTEM - RANKING ORDER

3.1 Points

A point system based on the ranking of each individual event of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" is established:

place		Men / Ladies	Pairs		Dance
			
1st place	15 points	15 points	15 points
2nd place	13 points	13 points	13 points
3rd place	11 points	11 points	11 points
4th place	9 points	9 points	9 points
5th place	7 points	7 points	7 points
6th place	5 points	5 points	5 points
7th place	4 points	-		4 points
8th place	3 points	-		3 points
9th place	2 points	-		-
10th place	1 point		-		-

The two results of each skater/couple are to be considered for the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" ranking order. The points are added to a total to determine the ranking of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating".

The ISU-Management Commission will calculate the points for each competitor/couple after each event.

Are qualified for the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final":

	the top 8 ranking Ladies 
	the top 8 ranking Men
	the top 8 ranking Pairs
	the top 8 ranking Dance couples

3.2 Ties

If there is a tie by points added, the following criteria will be taken into consideration for tie-breaking:

a) the best place obtained in one of the two events will count for the better place/ranking;

If there is still a tie

b) the best Free Program in one of the two events will count for the better place/ranking;

If there is still a tie

c) participation in two events will be considered better than having participated in only one event

If there is still a tie

d) the total of the two places in the Free Program will count for the better place/ranking;

If there is still a tie

e) the best Short Program/Original Dance obtained in one of the two events will count for the better place/ranking;

If there is still a tie

f) the total of the two places in Short Program/Original Dance in the two events will count for the better place/ranking;

If there is still a tie

g) the number of participants finishing the two individual events in which the tied skaters/couples have competed, will be added to a total. The higher number of participants will count for the better place/ranking.

If there is still a tie all skaters tied are qualified for the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final".

If a skater/couple does not complete an event due to illness or injury, this event will be treated as "not skated", i.e. all initial round completed will not count for the Junior Grand Prix ranking order. Nevertheless, such an event will count as one participation, i.e. only one other participation in another event of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" is possible.

4. PRIZE MONEY OF EACH INDIVIDUAL EVENT

All prize money in favour of the awarded skaters will be paid at the end of each individual event though the hosting ISU Members and through the ISU members of the awarded skaters. The withholding taxes, if any, will be deducted according to the respective law of the host country taking into account double tax treaties with the countries of the awarded skaters. The ISU is not responsible for any taxes, fees or other cost.

4.1 Prize money for each Individual Event

The Global Prize money per individual Event of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" will be

US$ 22.500,00

awarded to each medal winner for each category as follows:

	
				Singles (Ladies and Men)	Pairs and Dance (per couple)

	1st place		US$	2.000,00		US$	3.000,00
	2nd place		US$	1.500,00		US$	2.250,00
	3rd place		US$	1.000,00		US$	1.500,00

The individual prize money will be transferred directly at the end of each event to the Member Federation concerned.

4.2 The prize money may be reduced or completely withheld if a skater/couple:

i) will not participate in the final exhibition gala of the Event concerned with at least one exhibition number (show dance or similar) plus an encore if so requested.

ii) do not attend the press conference after his/her/their event if any is organized.

iii) do not take part in social events if asked by the ISU and/or the organizer.

The decision to reduce or withhold the prize money can only be made by the ISU Management Commission in consultation and with the agreement of the ISU Coordinator for the "Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating".

5. TECHNICAL DETAILS

		Men:	Short Program		max. 2 min., 40 sec.;
						the prescribed elements to be 
						skated are those listed in Special
						Regulations Figure Skating 1998*, Rule 310, 
						para 3, group B

			Free Skating		4 min.
						in accordance with Special
						Regulations Figure Skating 1998*, Rule 320

			Factors			Short Program		0,5
						Free Skating		1,0

		Ladies:	Short Program		see Men;

			Free Skating		3 1/2 min., in accordance with Special
						Regulations Figure Skating 1998*, Rule 320
							
			Factors			see Men;

		Pairs:	Short Program		max. 2 min., 40 sec.
						the prescribed elements to be 
						skated are those listed in Special
						Regulations Figure Skating 1998*, Rule 313,
						para 5, group A

			Free Skating		4 min. in accordance with Regulations Figure
						Skating 1998*, Rule 321

			Factors			Short Program		0,5
						Free Skating		1,0

		Ice Dancing:Compulsory Dance	One of the four Compulsory Dances,
						announced for 2000/2001, will be executed
						in each of the eight events. The prescribed
						Compulsory Dances determined by the
						IDTC for each event are as follows: 

St. Gervais	-	Starlight Waltz
Mexico City	-	Rhumba
Kiev		-	Cha Cha Congelado
Chemnitz	-	Argentine Tango
Harbin		-	Starlight Waltz
Ostrava		-	Rhumba
Gdansk		-	Cha Cha Congelado
Hamar		-	Argentine Tango

				Original Dance		Rhythm Combination - rhythm
							Any 2 or 3 of Foxtrot, Quickstep, Charleston, March 
							
				Free Dance		3 min. duration in accordance
							with Special Regulations Ice Dancing 1998*, Rule 510;

				Factors			Comp.-Dance		0,4 
							Original Dance		0,6
							Free Dance		1,0

* ISU Regulations are subject to amendments as decided by the 2000 ISU Congress 

6. REFEREES AND JUDGES

6.1 Referees and Assistant Referees

Each Member Federation, organizing an Event within the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating", must propose to the "ISU Management Commission" the Referees and Assistant Referees, whom this Member would like to invite by June 15th, 2000 at the latest. The final decision of the Referees and Assistant Referees appointed will be made by the ISU President.

6.2 Panel of Judges

Each panel in each individual event of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" and the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" will consist of at least seven Judges from seven different Member Federations and one substitute Judge. Each Organizing Committee should try its utmost to compose the Panel of Judges in the single events with nine Judges from nine different Member Federations.

6.3 Limitation of Events

No Judge may serve in more than three "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" events (Figure Skating and Ice Dancing not separated) plus the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final".

6.4 Referees and Judges Honorarium

Referees, Assistant Referees and Judges will receive an honorarium of US$ 150.00 for each individual ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating event.

7. "ISU JUNIOR GRAND PRIX OF FIGURE SKATING FINAL"

According to the ranking order by points

the top 8 Men and Ladies,

the top 8 Pairs and Dance Couples

are invited to the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final", which will take place in

Ayr, Great Britain

December 14th to 17th, 2000

7.1 Bonus for participation in the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final"

A skater/couple will receive an extra bonus of

US$ 2.500,00

for participation in the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final", provided the skater/couple

a) complete the Final including the exhibition;

b) take part in all social events of the Final, if asked by the ISU and/or the Organizing Committee;

c) participated in the Final exhibition gala if asked with at least one exhibition number (show dance or similar) plus an encore if so requested.

In case of injury or illness of any participant in the Final the extra bonus may be granted as an exception also for those skaters/couples who are unable to finish their event but have completed at least one initial round, provided the injury or illness is confirmed through the official doctor and, if needed, through one of the ISU Medical Advisors..

The bonus will be paid to the Member Federation concerned through the ISU. The withholding taxes, if any, will be deducted according to the individual government's law.

7.2 Prize Money

The ISU will make available the Global Prize Money of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" of

US$ 105.000,00

The prize money in favour of the awarded skaters will be paid at the end of the Final through the hosting ISU Members and through the ISU Members of the awarded skaters. The withholding taxes, if any, will be deducted according to the respective law of the host country taking into account double tax treaties with the countries of the awarded skaters. The ISU is not responsible for any taxes, fees or other cost.

Ladies and Men 		Pairs	(per couple)	Dance	(per couple)

1st place	US$ 6.000,00	1st place	US$ 9.000,00	1st place	US$ 9.000,00
2nd place	US$ 5.000,00	2nd place	US$ 7.500,00	2nd place	US$ 7.500,00
3rd place	US$ 4.000,00	3rd place	US$ 6.000,00	3rd place	US$ 6.000,00
4th place	US$ 3.000,00	4th place	US$ 4.500,00	4th place	US$ 4.500,00
5th place	US$ 2.000,00	5th place	US$ 3.000,00	5th place	US$ 3.000,00
6th place	US$ 1.000,00	6th place	US$ 1.500,00 	6th place	US$ 1.500,00

7.3 Technical Details

	Organizing 		National Ice Skating Association of UK Ltd. 
	Committee:		

	Place:			Ayr, Great Britain 



		Men:	Short Program		max. 2 min., 40 sec.;
						the prescribed elements to be 
						skated are those listed in Special
						Regulations Figure Skating 1998*, Rule 310, 
						para 3, group B

			Free Skating		4 min.
						in accordance with Special
						Regulations Figure Skating 1998*, Rule 320

			Factors			Short Program		0,5
						Free Skating		1,0

		Ladies:	Short Program		see Men;

			Free Skating		3 1/2 min., in accordance with Special
						Regulations Figure Skating 1998*, Rule 320
							
			Factors			see Men;

		Pairs:	Short Program		max. 2 min., 40 sec.
						the prescribed elements to be 
						skated are those listed in Special
						Regulations Figure Skating 1998*, Rule 313,
						para 5, group A

			Free Skating		4 min. in accordance with
						Regulations 1998*, Rule 321

			Factors			Short Program		0,5
						Free Skating		1,0

		Ice Dancing:Compulsory Dance	One of the four Compulsory Dances
						announced will be drawn prior to the first 
						practice.

						Starlight Waltz			Rhumba
						Cha Cha Congelado		Argentine Tango	

			Original Dance		Rhythm Combination - rhythm
						Any 2 or 3 of Foxtrot, Quickstep, Charleston, March 
							
			Free Dance		3 min. duration in accordance
						with Special Regulations Ice Dancing 1998*, Rule 510;

			Factors			Comp.-Dance		0,4 
						Original Dance		0,6
						Free Dance		1,0

* ISU Regulations are subject to amendments as decided by the 2000 ISU Congress

7.4 Entries

Invitations to the qualified skaters/couples will be forwarded by the Organizing Committee of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" to the Member Federation concerned, who will confirm the participation by using the official entry forms. The Member Federations are responsible for providing all qualified and substitute skaters with the appropriate travel documents in time.

If a skater/couple cannot participate due to injury

a) the Member Federation concerned must inform the Organizing Committee in writing immediately so that the Organizing Committee can extend an invitation to the next ranked skater/couple.

b) An injured skater/couple may be called to the place of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final", at the expense of the ISU, to be examined by the sanctioned doctor of the host country and/or an ISU Medical Advisor to confirm such injury.

7.5 Referees and Assistant Referees

The Referees and Assistant Referees for the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" 2000/2001 will be appointed by the ISU President. The ISU Management Commission may make recommendations.

7.6 Judges

The panel of Judges will consist of at least seven Judges of seven different ISU Members and one substitute Judge.

The composition of panel of Judges in each category will be made according to the following procedure:

a) first priority will be given to the participating Member Federations in each category;

b) second priority, if necessary, will be given to the Member Federation with Judges present at the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" but not mentioned under a).

c) third priority, if necessary, will be given to the host country of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final".

d) fourth priority, if necessary, will be given to the Member Federation who has not reached the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" in the discipline concerned, starting from that skater/couple with the highest total amount of points. (= first substitute).

The ISU informs through the host country of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" all Member Federations concerned about the number of Judges set or qualified. The selection of Judges will be made by the respective Member Federation. The Member Federations are responsible for providing all selected and stand-by judges with the appropriate travel documents in time.

Judges must have the qualification of at least "International Competition".

No Judge may serve in more than two disciplines of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final".

7.7 Referees and Judges Honorarium

Referees, Assistant Referees and Judges will receive an honorarium of US$ 150.00 for each individual ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

7.8 Schedule

The first official practice is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2000.

The Team Leaders Meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2000 - evening

The Judges Meeting and the composition of the Panel of Judges is scheduled on Dec. 14th, 2000.

The Opening & Draws are scheduled on Dec. 14th, 2000.

All events are scheduled between Dec. 15th and 16th, 2000.

The exhibition gala is scheduled on Dec. 17th, 2000, afternoon.

7.9 Expenses

The organizer will pay travel expenses for air-fare (economy rates) for all Competitors qualified for the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final", the Judges, Referees and Assistant Referees from their domicile to Ayr/Glasgow, Great Britain and return.

The Organizer will pay board and lodging for all Competitors, Judges, Referees and Assistant Referees from Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2000 (incl. lunch) to Monday, Dec. 18th, 2000 (incl. breakfast). All overseas Competitors or Judges will be covered from their day of arrival until their day of departure according to their flight possibilities.

7.10 Liability

According to the ISU Constitution and General Regulations 1998, Rule 119, the organizer and the ISU accept no liability for bodily or personal injury, or for property loss or damage incurred by competitors and officials. Each ISU Member is expected to provide its own insurance protection.

7.11 Replacements

A qualified skater/couple for the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final", unable to participate, will be replaced by the immediate following skater/couple based on the ranking order of points.

The first three substitute skaters/couples must imperatively stay on "stand-by" until three days before the Opening & Draws of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" as possible alternates. The necessary flight documents must be organized through the Member Federations concerned.

7.11 National Anthem

The Organizing Committee asks all Members to bring a copy of their National Anthem on MD, CD, DAT or audio cassette.

8. DOPING

Doping tests will be conducted in each of the eight events of the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating" and the "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final". The tests will be taken from each first placed skater/couple. One skater from the remainder of the skaters shall be selected by random draw in Singles, Pair Skating and Ice Dance. In case of a couple it will be determined by draw whether the Lady or the Man will be tested.

The doping tests will be conducted in accordance with Rule 139 and the pertinent Communication, i.e. No. 1030.

9. ORGANIZING STRUCTURE

ISU  Headquarters				ISU Coordinator for the "ISU Junior Grand 
Prix of Figure Skating"

ISU Secretariat					Mrs. Claire Ferguson
Chemin de Primerose 2				ISU Council Member
CH-1007 Lausanne				37, Bayview Drive
phone: ++41 / 21 / 612 66 66			Jamestown, RI 02835, USA
fax:   ++41 / 21 / 612 66 77			phone:  ++1 / 401 / 423 2339
						fax:    ++1 / 401 / 423 2114

ISU-Management Commission for the "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and Final" and "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating and Final"

Morry Stillwell			Chairman
David Dore			Recorder
Bernard Goy
Michael Föll
Sergey Kononikhin
Nagahisa Ono

"ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final" Organizing Committee

	Contact:	National Ice Skating Association of UK Ltd.
			1st Floor, 114-116 Curtain Road
			LONDON, EC2A 3AH

			phone:  (+) 207 613 11 88
			fax:    (+) 207 739 24 45

10. INFORMATION

For further information any queries should be addressed to

		ISU Secretariat
		Chemin de Primerose 2
		CH-1007 Lausanne

		phone: ++41 / 21 / 612 66 66
		fax:   ++41 / 21 / 612 66 77
		e-mail:  info@isu.ch

or		Peter Krick
		Am Schorn 38
		D-82327 Tutzing
		phone:	++49 / 8158 90 30 68
		fax:	++49 / 8158 928 650
		e-mail: peter.krick@eventint.com

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