Skaters on the Hunt for Canadian Championship Titles at The 2024 Canadian National Skating Championships in Calgary

OTTAWA, ON (January 2, 2024) The figure skating elite from across Canada are set to converge on the WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alta. for the 2024 Canadian National Skating Championships from January 8-14, 2024. Over 300 skaters in the men, women, pair, ice dance, and synchronized skating disciplines across the junior and senior levels will look to shine as they compete for the title of 2024 Canadian champion. 

With the retirement of last year’s men’s champion Keegan Messing, the men’s title will be up for grabs with several skaters in the mix including 2023 silver medallist Conrad Orzel, 2023 Autumn Classic International bronze medalist Stephen Gogolev, 2022 Olympian Roman Sadovsky, and 2023 Cranberry Cup International silver medallist Wesley Chiu. 

Madeline Schizas will be looking to claim her third consecutive women’s title, with 2023 Autumn Classic International silver medallist Kaiya Ruiter hot on her heels.  

Deanna Stellato-Dudek and Maxime Deschamps, the reigning pair champions, will be coming off a dominating Grand Prix season that saw them capture a bronze medal at the Grand Prix Final. The new team of Lia Pereira and Trennt Michaud will also be looking to step on the podium after a successful Grand Prix season that saw the pair win the 2023 Grand Prix de France. 

Last year’s ice dance champions Laurence Fournier Beaudry and Nikolaj Soerensen will have a fight on their hands with the return of two-time national champions and 2023 Grand Prix Final bronze medallists Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier after the duo missed last year’s event due to illness. Two-time 2023 Grand Prix silver medalists Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha will also be on the watch list after the duo set a new personal best score at the Cup of China. 

In synchronized skating, the battle will be fierce between Nexxice who will be looking to defend their 2023 title, and the two-time reigning World Champions, Les Suprêmes. 

In addition to competing for medals, skaters will be vying for spots on the Skate Canada National Team and the Canadian teams that will compete at the 2024 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, the 2024 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships, the 2024 ISU World Figure Skating Championships being hosted in Montreal, Que., the 2024 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships, and the 2024 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships. 

Single-session tickets for the 2024 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships are currently on sale and begin at $35 (plus applicable fees). Tickets can be purchased at 

For more information including the schedule, entries and start orders, click here.  

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