OTTAWA, ON: Single session tickets for the 2018 Skate Canada International will go on sale Friday, September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The event will take place in Laval, Quebec, from October 26-28, 2018, at Place Bell.
The line-up in Laval features members of the 2018 Canadian Olympic Team, including Gabrielle Daleman, Keegan Messing, Larkyn Austman, Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro, Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier. They will be joined by various current and former world medallists including Shoma Uno of Japan, Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia, Vanessa James and Morgan Ciprès of France, and more. A full list of entries can be found on the ISU website.
Single session tickets begin at $40.50 (including applicable taxes and surcharges) and prices range by session. Tickets for the Thursday practices are only $16 (including taxes and surcharges).
Tickets can be purchased online at placebell.ca, by phone at 1-855-634-4472 or in person at the Place Bell Box Office.
Skate Canada International is the second competition in the annual ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. The other events take place in the United States (Skate America), Finland, Japan (NHK Trophy), Russia (Rostelecom Cup) and France (Internationaux de France).
Each skater/team can be assigned a maximum of two events. Skaters are awarded points based on their placements at their events. The top six from each discipline (men, women, pair and ice dance) qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final to be held in Vancouver, B.C., from December 6-9, 2018.