In the ISU Judging System each element in a figure skating program has a base value. For example a double Toe loop has a base value of 1.3, and a double Lutz has a base value of 1.9. The grade of execution score (GOE) measures the quality of the element and is added to the base value.
The final GOE of an element has to be calculated considering first the positive aspects of the element
that result in a starting GOE for the evaluation. Following that a Judge reduces the GOE according to the guidelines
of possible errors and the result will be the final GOE of the element.
To establish the starting GOE Judges must take into consideration the bullets for each element. It’s up to a Judge to
decide on the number of bullets for any upgrade, but general recommendations are as follows: