MISSISSAUGA, Ont: Skate Canada is pleased to announce that Mississauga, Ont., will host the 2020 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. The event will take place at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre from January 13-19, 2020. The event will feature approximately 250 of the best Canadian figure skaters in the men, women, pairs and ice dance disciplines, competing in three levels: senior, junior, and novice.
“We are ecstatic to be heading back to the Paramount Fine Foods Centre, a familiar place for Skate Canada events,” said Debra Armstrong, CEO, Skate Canada. “The Canadian Tire National Skating Championships always welcome Canada’s best figure skaters and we are excited to showcase the nation’s top talent in Mississauga. We are enthusiastic about working with our partners in Mississauga and putting on an excellent event.”
“Mississauga is excited to once again be hosting Skate Canada’s 2020 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “As Canada’s sixth largest city, we pride ourselves on our reputation as a welcoming city that is home to world-class, accessible sporting facilities such as the Paramount Fine Foods Centre. These top-notch facilities give us the ability to host national and international competitions and make us a destination for sport tourism. We look forward to welcoming Canada’s top skaters, their coaches, families and fans to our great City.”
The pre-eminent all-Canadian competition will see athletes vie for spots on the Skate Canada National Team and the Canadian teams that will compete at the 2020 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, the 2020 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships and the 2020 ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
This will be Mississauga’s second time hosting the championships after previously hosting the event in 2013. The city has also previously hosted Skate Canada International on four occasions (2000,2003,2011,2016).
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