2018 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final
- December 6, 2018 - December 9, 2018
- Recurring daily
- Times: Thursday, December 6th - Sunday, December 9th 2018
- Location: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre - UBC
- 6066 Thunderbird Blvd
- Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Thursday, December 6th - Sunday, December 9th 2018
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre UBC, Vancouver
The ISU Grand Prix Final is the concluding event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating circuit. The series hosts six stops: United States (Skate America), Canada (Skate Canada International), Russia (Rostelecom Cup), France (Internationaux de France), China (Cup of China), and Japan (NHK Trophy). Skaters are awarded points based on their placements at their assigned events and the top six in each of the four disciplines advance to the final.
The event will also include the 2018 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final. The world’s top junior skaters also collect points to qualify, through seven events which change location yearly. The top six in men’s, ladies, pair and ice dance, based on the results of the Junior Grand Prix series, advance to the Junior Final.
In total, there will be 48 entries and 72 skaters taking part in the event in both senior and junior.
This will be the city’s first time hosting this event. Vancouver has hosted the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships six times. The have also hosted several international figure skating events: the 2009 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, 2001 & 1960 ISU World Figure Skating Championships and the 1978 Skate Canada International.
The ISU Grand Prix Final began in 1995 and the first three editions of the competition were titled the Champions Series Final. During the 1998-99 season the name changed to the current title.
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6066 Thunderbird Blvd