Waterloo, ON: The nation’s best synchronized skating teams are headed to Waterloo, Ont., for the 2019 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships, taking place from February 22-24, 2019 at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre.

The event will host approximately 40 teams and over 800 skaters from across the country competing for titles in senior, junior, novice, intermediate and open categories. The top two senior teams will go on to represent Canada at the 2019 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships, taking place in Helsinki, Finland from April 12-14, 2019.

“The 2019 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships brings together the best synchronized skating teams in Canada and is one of the most exciting events on our calendar. The synchronized skating discipline blends aspects from the other disciplines in a team environment, making it absolutely thrilling to watch,” said Debra Armstrong, CEO, Skate Canada. “We thank the city of Waterloo for hosting this championship and warmly welcoming the Canadian synchronized skating family.”

Tickets for the 2019 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships are available for purchase online here.  During the event, tickets will be available for purchase at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre and online. All-event tickets are priced at $60 for adults, $30 for children 12 years and younger. Day passes for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are priced at $25 for adults, $20 for children 12 years and younger. Additional service fees apply.

The competition will be live-streamed in English and in French for fans to watch the event at home for free.

Media looking to attend the event are asked to contact Emma Lindblad, Communications Coordinator, by phone at 819-743-2056 or by email at elindblad@skatecanada.ca