Alberta will host more than 600 skaters, representing Alberta-NWT/Nunavut and British Columbia/Yukon Skate Canada Sections, who will be competing at the Servus Arena in Red Deer Jan. 25th and 26th.
The 2020 Mountain Regional Synchronized Skating Championships are part of the National qualifying system and are designed to provide a developmental and competitive experience for synchronized skating teams.
The top team in each of the five qualifying categories (Novice, Intermediate, Open, Junior and Senior) will advance to the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Calgary Feb. 21st-23rd.
Additional entries to Nationals are allotted based on prior year’s placement at Nationals and the size of the Region.
“The Alberta-Northwest Territories Nunavut Section is proud to be partnering with the Carstairs Figure Skating Club to host the 2020 Mountain Regional Synchronized Skating Championships in Alberta this year,” stated Section Executive Director Lisa Hardy.
“We have 26 teams competing at this competition, and last year saw four of our Alberta teams advance to compete at Nationals. The Section is extremely proud of all of our teams, the hard work and dedication they have committed to achieve this level is creating results, and we are excited to watch them compete this weekend.”
The competition starts at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 25th and Opening Ceremonies are scheduled for 10:50 a.m.
Admission is $5 for adults, and children six and under are free.
The full schedule can be found at http://skateabnwtnun.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Mountain-Regionals-Event- Schedule-Jan-8-2020.pdf.
The competition will also be livestreamed, providing the opportunity for the Section to showcase this competition to audiences across Canada. Check out https://www.dailymotion.com/skateabnwtnun.
Skate Canada: Alberta – NWT/Nunavut is dedicated to the principles of providing safe and inclusive programs, enabling everyone to participate in skating throughout their lifetime for fun, fitness, and achievement.
Skate Canada: Alberta – NWT/Nunavut (“Section”) is a non-profit sport organization and is the provincial governing body for the sport of figure skating in Alberta, NWT and Nunavut.
The Skate Canada: Alberta-NWT/Nunavut Section is committed to excellence in the delivery of quality skating programs and services.