CITIZEN Supports ISU Grand Prix Series
2017 Skate Canada International for First Time
Continuing a 35-year tradition as the oldest ISU sponsor
CITIZEN is pleased to announce our sponsorship of the 2017 Skate Canada International, running Thursday, Oct. 26 through Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Brandt Centre located at Evraz Place in Regina, SK. This marks the first time CITIZEN is sponsoring the Skate Canada competition, continuing a proud tradition as the longest-running sponsor of the International Skating Union (ISU), and supporting six Grand Prix competitions in six nations in the 2017-2018 season.
Skate Canada marks the second of six international events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series this season, which leads up to the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, to be held on Dec.7-10, 2017 in Nagoya, Japan. The 2017-2018 ISU Grand Prix Series represents a very important season for the competing athletes, who include world champions and medalists from around the world, both at junior and senior levels.
CITIZEN believes the spirit of figure skating coincides with the ideals of the company’s brand statement, “Better Starts Now,” which is the simple belief that it is always possible to make something better, and that now is the time to start doing it. Through the support of the ISU, CITIZEN aims to communicate this continuous strive for excellence, and inspire others to continue challenging boundaries and opening new doors to opportunities and innovation.
CITIZEN is the official corporate sponsor of the following ISU competitions.
Oct. 26-29, 2017 | ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Skate Canada International | Regina, Canada
Dec. 7-10, 2017 | ISU Junior & Senior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final | Nagoya, Japan
Jan. 15-21, 2018 | ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2018 | Moscow, Russia
Jan. 22-27, 2018 | ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2018 | Taipei, Taiwan
March 5-11, 2018 | ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2018 | Sofia, Bulgaria
March 19-25, 2018 | ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 | Milan, Italy