December 8-11, 2011
Pavillon de la Jeunesse – Québec City
What is the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating® Final 2011?
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating® Final 2011 is coming to Québec City, Qué. December 8-11, 2011. This world-class event features the top scoring athletes competing in the Senior and Junior ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.
This competition is the pinnacle event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. The series hosts six stops: United States (Skate America), Canada (Skate Canada International), China (Cup of China), France (Trophée Eric Bompard), Russia (Rostelecom Cup) 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.
This event also includes the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final, 2011. The world’s top junior skaters also collect points in order to qualify, through seven events. 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.
Become a local supplier!
Skate Canada is inviting Québec City businesses to take part in this event by becoming a local supplier. Our supplier program offers great return on investment by providing your company with access and brand visibility to over 15,000 spectators and guests from around the world! For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a volunteer!
Ever wondered what it was like behind the scenes at an international figure skating event? Here is your chance! Skate Canada is looking for friendly, energetic people to fill many different important roles to make this event a success! Volunteers are needed for all areas of the event including registration, hotel and venue operations, social functions and transportation, among others. Visit http://members.skatecanada.ca/memberreg/logonVol_moNew.cfm to learn more about the various positions available!
Update on Ticket Sales!
A special presale held in May offered a limited amount of 500 advance all-event tickets to the public for sale. The presale tickets sold out in one day! The remaining all-event tickets for the event went on sale Friday, September 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. through Billetech. The package includes admission to all competitions, official practice sessions and the closing Gala Exhibition. Spectators will be arriving from all over the world and the Organizing Committee expects a sold-out crowd to cheer on the athletes as they compete for the title!
Planning is well underway!
In June 2011, members of the event Organizing Committee, along with delegates from the International Skating Union, Host Broadcast Partner and other television rights holders, were in town to conduct the event Protocol Meetings. They visited the competition venue, official hotel as well as other potential host sites to plan for this prestigious event.
Meet the Local Organizing Committee Chair
Sylvie Simard has taken on the role of Local Organizing Chair and Volunteer Recruitment Director for this event. In this key role, she will oversee the local aspects of the event planning and recruit volunteers to fill roles in all areas for the event. Sylvie has been involved in skating for 37 years and sits on the Skate Canada Board of Directors. Sylvie also manages a local skate shop.