WO Music Requirements
to pick up your music following your competition!
Requirements at WO Competitions
CDs are the ONLY format used
at WO competitions.
NOTE: Information regarding the appropriate software programs to use in order to ensure CD’s are compatible with the WO music equipment is available from Skate Canada - Western Ontario (WO) Audio Personnel:
email@example.com OR see below.
- Each compact disc shall be Premium Grade CD-R compact disc and enclosed in a single transparent plastic CD case. (DO NOT use CD-RW)
- Music on CD must be in CD Audio format (cda file). (NOT mp3; .acc or DVD)
- For quality it is recommended that you burn only music files that are in .wav format.
- Skater or Team should keep a CD in a safe place for COMPETITION USE ONLY.
- Music information shall be completed in
detail as required on Entry Form for each skater or team.
- Each skater or team shall register ALL music at the music
- Each skater or team shall register 1 CD for each program (short, long, Short Dance, Free Dance).
- Recommendation: Each skater or team should carry a second
copy of his or her music at rink side.
Labeling - NO STICK ON LABELS ALLOWED ON EITHER SIDE OF CD! (Labels can cause CD to jam in CD player)
- Each CD requires a VERSION # (Ver. 1) Date solo was created (mo/yr) on CD ONLY. When a skater’s music is changed the Version # will change and Date will reflect the date (mo/yr) of the change.
- Skater or Team name, category name, total music time and Home Club shall be clearly Printed on:
a. Label on CD CASE back insert ONLY. CD must be visible in front of case.
b. IDENTIFY CD - Use of CD that has a printable front
- Writing on front of CD using a fine or medium point Sharpie. Do not use ballpoint pen.
c. DO NOT write on recorded side of CD OR apply STICK ON Labels to CD.
- Only one program (using one track only) shall be recorded on each CD.
- Music shall be recorded on CD so that it starts within not less than .25 second and not more than .5 second after PLAY button is pressed on CD player.
- CD recording level shall be a normal, consistent listening level.
- Burning of Music to CD should be at Burn Rate SPEED of 16.
Revised: May 2013