(OTTAWA) – Event ticket packages for the 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships will go on sale Friday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. The event will take place in Ottawa – the birthplace of the championships – at Canadian Tire Centre from Jan. 9-15, 2014.
This year Skate Canada will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the championships. Included in the 2014 event will be special centennial activates and celebrations taking place at various locations throughout the city.
The 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships will also act as the final step in the 2014 Olympic qualification process. At the conclusion of the senior events, Skate Canada will nominate the 17 member Olympic figure skating team to the Canadian Olympic Committee for selection to represent Canada at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
Senior Championship Package
The Senior Championship Package includes all senior practices, competitions and the exhibition gala from Jan. 9-12, 2014. This package costs $125-$185, plus applicable surcharges. Seating for this package is reserved.
Junior and Novice Championship Package
The Junior and Novice Championship Package includes all novice and junior practices and competitions from Jan. 12-15, 2014. This package costs $40, plus applicable surcharges. Seating for this package is general admission.
Both ticket packages must be purchased separately. Ticket packages can be purchased by visitingwww.CapitalTickets.ca, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d’Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull, Ottawa Festivals and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.
Single event tickets will be available in November based on availability. Fans who order all-event tickets will also receive their tickets in the mail around that time.
About Skate Canada
Skate Canada, the national governing body responsible for the development and administration of skating in Canada, is the largest figure skating association in the world. With over 5,000 registered coaches, skating programs for athletes of all ages are offered at 1,200 skating clubs and schools across the country. Skate Canada is an association dedicated to providing every Canadian the opportunity to learn life skills while experiencing the power, strength and creativity of one of Canada’s premier sports.
In 2013, Skate Canada had its most successful year ever in international competition winning 42 medals. This included three world medals on home ice in London, Ont.: Patrick Chan’s gold in men’s, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir’s silver in ice dance and Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford’s bronze in pair’s. Nexxice added a fourth world medal, silver, at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships®.
Skate Canada – celebrating 100 years of champions at the 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships.
Capital Tickets is the only authorized ticket vendor for Canadian Tire Centre events. Tickets purchased through unauthorized ticket vendors are subject to cancellation and purchasers may be denied access to the event. Only those tickets purchased through authorized vendors are guaranteed seating.