28 October 2022
CITIZEN continues 40-year official sponsorship tradition
starting with the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2022 Skate Canada International event
CITIZEN proudly announces its sponsorship of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2022 Skate Canada International — the second event of the ISU Grand Prix Series running October 28 through October 30 in Mississauga, Canada. This marks CITIZEN’s 40th year as official sponsorship and support of the International Skating Union (ISU).
As the longest-running official sponsor of the ISU since 1982, CITIZEN regards the international competition as an important part of supporting athletes who compete at the highest level of sportspersonship. The 2022 Skate Canada International competition is the first of the CITIZEN-sponsored events of the 2022-2023 calendar season.
The international events continue with five CITIZEN-sponsored competitions, including the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating ®Final which will be held at Torino, Italy, in December, and the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® held at Saitama, Japan, in March 2023.
CITIZEN’s official corporate sponsor of the ISU competitions for the 2022-2023 season:
◆ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2022 Skate Canada International
Date: October 28 - 30, 2022 (Mississauga, Canada)
◆ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating® Final 2022-2023 (Junior & Senior)
Date: December 8 - 11, 2022 (Torino, Italy)
◆ISU European Figure Skating Championships® 2023
Date: January 25 - 29, 2023 (Espoo, Finland)
◆ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships® 2023
Date: February 7 - 12, 2023 (Colorado Springs, USA)
◆ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships® 2023
Date: February 27- March 5, 2023 (Calgary, Canada)
◆ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2023
Date: March 20 - 26, 2023 (Saitama, Japan)
- * ISU Grand Prix Series is a series of international figure skating competitions that include six events held in USA, Canada, France, Great Britain, Japan and Finland as well as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating® Final. Only the top six skaters and couples in each discipline can qualify for the final.
- *The event may be canceled or postponed depending on the situation.
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CITIZEN WATCH is a true manufacture d'horlogerie with the capabilities to carry out the entire watch manufacturing process in-house, from creating a watchʼs individualcomponents to its final assembly. The company operates in more than 140 countries around the world. Since its founding in 1918, CITIZEN has held the belief of “Better Starts Now” —that is, no matter who you are and what you do, it is always possible to make something better, and now is the time to start doing it. Sharing this belief, we have made watches, invented and improved technologies and explored the future of watches such as our proprietary light-powered Eco-Drive technology.