International Competition Returns to Canada at Autumn Classic International in Pierrefonds, Quebec

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will send 16 entries for a total of 24 skaters to Skate Canada’s Autumn Classic International (#ACI21) in Pierrefonds, Que., Skate Canada will have five entries in men, three entries in women, as well as four entries in both ice dance and pairs. The 2021 Autumn Classic International is the second event in the 2021/2022 ISU Challenger Series. The ISU Challenger Series provides an opportunity for senior skaters to compete at an international level and earn world ranking points. Please note that the men’s discipline will be a domestic event only. The 2021 Autumn Classic International will take place from September 16 to 18, 2021 at the Sportplexe Pierrefonds.


Men Nam Nguyen 23 Ajax, Ont. Richmond Hill Training Centre Robert Burk, Danielle Rose
Men Conrad Orzel 21 Woodbridge, Ont. Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club Brian Orser, Tracey Wilson
Men Beres Clements 20 Gibson, B.C. Champs International Skating Centre of British Columbia Joanne McLeod, Neil Wilson
Men Samuel Angers 28 Varennes, Que. CPA Varennes Guylaine Blouin
Men Bennet Toman 24 Brampton, Ont. Skate Oakville Michelle Leigh, Kathy Zahakos
Women Emily Bausback 19 Vancouver, B.C. Champs International Skating Centre of British Columbia Joanne McLeod, Neil Wilson
Women Gabrielle Daleman 23 Newmarket, Ont. Granite Club Lee Barkell
Women Alison Schumacher 18 Tecumseh, Ont. Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club Joey Russell, Tracy Wilson, Ghislain Briand
Pairs Vanessa James / Eric Radford 34/36 Scarborough, Ont. / Balmertown, Ont. EPJM / C.P.A Saint Leonard Julie Marcotte
Pairs Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud 20/25 London, Ont. / Trenton, Ont. Brantford SC / Trenton Skating Club Alison Purkiss
Pairs Lori-Ann Matte / Thierry Ferland 22/25 Levis, Que. / Levis, Que. CPA St. Romuald / St. Jean Levis Ian Connolly
Pairs Deanna Stellato-Dudek /
Maxime Deschamps
38/30 Vaudreuil, Que. / Vaudreuil, Que. CPAR Vaudreuil / CPAR Vaudreuil Ian Connolly
Ice Dance Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier 29/30 Toronto, Ont. / Unionville, Ont. Ice Dance Ellite, Scarboro FSC / Ice Dance Ellite, Scarboro FSC Carol Lane, Juris Razgulajevs, Jon Lane
Ice Dance Marjorie Lajoie / Zachary Lagha 19/19 Boucherville, Que./
Saint-Hubert, Que.
CPA Boucherville/
CPA Saint-Lambert
Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon, Romain Haguenauer
Ice Dance Carolane Soucisse / Shane Firus 26/27 Chateauguay, Que./
North Vancouver, B.C.
CPA Repentigny/
CPA Repentigny
Carol Lane, Juris Razgulajevs
Ice Dance Haley Sales / Nikolas Wamsteeker 24/25 Kelowna, B.C./
Langley, B.C.
Kelowna SC /
Champs International Skating Centre of British Columbia
Scott Moir
Mike Slipchuk, Skate Canada High Performance Director and Josée Bourdon, Skate Canada Senior Manager, High Performance Coaching will be the Canadian team leaders at this event. Physiotherapist Josiane Roberge of Boucherville, Que., and Dr. Erika Persson of Edmonton, Alta., will be the Canadian medical staff on site. Jérôme Poulin of Montreal, Que., Reaghan Fortin of Auroa, Ont., Véronique Gosselin of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., and Ron Conacher of Toronto, Ont., will be the team officials at the event.
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