27 October 2023
CITIZEN continues 41-year official sponsorship tradition starting with
the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2023 Skate Canada International event
CITIZEN proudly announces its sponsorship of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2023 Skate Canada International — the second event of the ISU Grand Prix Series running October 27 through October 29 in Vancouver, Canada. This marks CITIZEN’s 41st 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 2023 Skate Canada International competition is the first of the CITIZEN-sponsored events of the 2023-2024 calendar season.
The international events continue with five CITIZEN-sponsored competitions, including the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating® Final which will be held in Beijing, China, in December, and the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® held at Montreal, Canada, in March 2024.
CITIZEN’s official corporate sponsor of the ISU competitions for the 2023-2024 season:
◆ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2023 Skate Canada International
Date: October 27 - 29, 2023 (Vancouver)
◆ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating® Final 2023-2024 (Junior & Senior)
Date: December 7 - 10, 2023 (Beijing)
◆ISU European Figure Skating Championships® 2024
Date: January 8 - 14, 2024 (Kaunas)
◆ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships® 2024
Date: January 29 - February 4, 2024 (Shanghai)
◆ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships® 2024
Date: February 27 - March 5, 2024 (Taipei City)
◆ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2024
Date: March 18 - 24, 2024 (Montreal)
- * ISU Grand Prix Series is a series of international figure skating competitions that include six events held in USA, Canada, France, China, Finland and Japan 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 watch’s individual components to its final assembly and adjustment. The company operates in more than 140 countries and regions 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 began making mechanical watches, invented and improved technologies and explored the future of watches such as our proprietary light-powered Eco-Drive technology.