Communication No. 1023
... If without valid reason the skater(s) is unable or unwilling to compete, Rule 125, para. 4 will apply. (Exclusion from ISU Events, International Competitions, Olympic Winter Games and exhibitions).
Champions and medal winners and skater(s) placed 4-10 in any ISU Championships must give priority to events of the subsequent season for which the ISU has contractual arrangements, particularly with television. (Rule 136, para. 6).
In case of violation of this Rule, sanctions may be imposed on both the Members and the skaters.