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Development Criteria


Full Criteria for acceptance onto the Development squad is now available, however please only PDF’s from the 2016 /2017 season will be accepted.

Singles / Pairs and Dance couples - Development squad applications will be accepted from the 1st of April 2017 to the 31st of May 2017. 

                With the Squad season running from 1st of June 2017 until 31st of May 2018.

Solo Dance – Development squad applications will be accepted from 1st of June until pm on the 17th of July 2017.

                With the squad season running from 17th of July 2017 until the 31st of May 2018


There will be a second opportunity for acceptance onto the NISA Development squad with applications reopening on the 1st of November 2017 until 5pm on the 5th of December 2017.


Due to the changes we will be accepting skaters based on age as of 1st July, but if the skater holds a high level elements or free test they must qualify at that level by December.  I.e. If a skaters is 12 years and FULL level 8 they qualify for basic Novice A on age. But their test level is over the maximum requirements for that age group. The skater will be accepted initially and must then achieve the advanced Novice requirements by the 5th of December 2017. 


All Development squad applications must be fully completed and sent with all supporting documentation to kirstie.robinson@iceskating.org.uk