OTTAWA, ON - Charlesbourg, Quebec will be the host of the 2015 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships. The event will take place from February 27 to March 1, 2015 at the Pavillon de la Jeunesse.
"Quebec has a rich synchronized skating heritage and we are elated to bring this event to Charlesbourg," said Dan Thompson, Skate Canada CEO. "The championships will kick-off an exciting time for synchro in Canada, as Hamilton, Ontario prepares to host the world synchronized skating championships later that year. I hope fans in Quebec will take the opportunity to come out and see our talented teams compete for national titles and a chance to represent Canada internationally."
"The Quebec Section and CPA Charlesbourg are thrilled to be hosting the 2015 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships. This will be a fabulous opportunity for us to show off our first-class hosting abilities and our facilities," said Sylvie Simard, Quebec Section Chair. "We are looking forward to welcoming the hundreds of skaters, coaches, officials, volunteers and fans that will come out to watch Canada's best synchronized skating teams."
The 2015 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships will bring approximately 40 teams and over 800 skaters from across the country to Charlesbourg.
Teams will compete for national titles in the senior, junior, open, intermediate and novice categories. The top two senior teams will represent Canada at the 2015 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships from April 10-11, 2015 in Hamilton, Ontario.