2014 Olympic Winter Games (OWG) - Sochi - Qualification Systems & Rules for the Figure Skating Team Event
18 February 2013
The basic Qualification Systems for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games had been posted on the ISU website early 2012. At the same time, the IOC had informed the NOCs accordingly.
In the meantime, the Qualification System for Figure Skating and the Rules for the Figure Skating Team Event have been reviewed and updated by the ISU Council in consultation with the IOC (Rule 400, paragraph C) also taking into account the latest Rule changes adopted during the 2012 ISU Congress.
Qualification Systems Figure Skating document (12 pages): http://isu.sportcentric.net/db//files/serve.php?id=4263
MINIMUM TOTAL TECHNICAL SCORE
As per Rule 400.A/B, paragraph 5 of the 2012 Special Regulations Single & Pair Skating/Ice Dance, to be entered into and participate in the individual events (Ladies, Men, Pair Skating, Ice Dance) of the Olympic Winter Games, a Skater/Couple must have reached on or before the final entry deadline (January 27, 2014) in an ISU Championships or ISU recognized International Competition (as per Article 38 paragraph 7 of the ISU Constitution and Rule 107, paragraph 1 to 9 of the ISU General Regulations) during the ongoing or immediately preceding season the applicable Minimum Total Technical Score (points) established for the ISU Championships (see ISU Special Regulations Single & Pair Skating/Ice Dance, Rule 378, paragraph 3). The applicable Minimum Total Technical Scores shall be decided by the ISU Council and shall be published in an ISU Communication at the beginning of the Olympic season 2013/14.QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
10-17 March 2013 - ISU World Figure Skating Championships – London ON, (Canada)
15 September 2013 - NOCs qualified through the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2013 confirm to ISU participation in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games
September 25-28, 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy, Oberstdorf/Germany
30 October 2013 - Confirmation by ISU regarding allocation of qualification places
5 - 8 December 2013 - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final (Japan) and subsequent ISU information regarding the qualified Teams for the Olympic Figure Skating Team Event.
11-19 January 2014 - ISU to inform relevant NOCs regarding reallocation of quota places that will have to be confirmed by the NOC within 24 hours. Lack of a NOC response to the ISU within this deadline will be considered as a refusal of the offered quota place
20 January 2014 - Final allocation of quota places by the ISU
24 January 2014 - End of re-allocation process
27 January 2014 - Deadline for Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee to receive entry forms by name submitted by the NOCs