OTTAWA, ON: The Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships are returning to Calgary, Alta., in 2020. The championships will take place from February 21-23, 2020, at WinSport.

“We are excited to be headed back to Calgary for the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships. This city is known for hosting many successful sporting events and we are confident that this event will be just that,” said Debra Armstrong, CEO, Skate Canada. “Each year, Canada’s best synchronized skating teams demonstrate their hard work and dedication, resulting in thrilling performances at the national championships that we know Calgarians will enjoy.”

The 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships will bring approximately 40 teams and over 800 skaters from across the country to Calgary. The city most recently hosted this event in 2017.

“Calgary is thrilled to once again host the Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championship at the world-class WinSport Markin MacPhail Centre,” said Jeff Daniels, Executive Director, Sport, Culture & Major Events at Tourism Calgary. “The economic benefits that accompany this championship provide significant value to Calgary’s visitor economy, including spending at hotels, attractions, restaurants and more. We’re extremely pleased that Skate Canada has selected Calgary.”

Teams will compete for national titles in the senior, junior, novice, intermediate and open categories. The top two senior teams will represent Canada at the 2020 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships.