News Release pulled from Skate Canada

Ottawa, ON: Skate Canada announced today that Regina, Saskatchewan, will host the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge. The event will take place at Evraz Place from December 1 – 5, 2021.

The 2021 Skate Canada Challenge was held virtually due to the global pandemic, but Skate Canada looks forward to hosting the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge event in person in Regina.

Over 500 of the finest skaters from across Canada will participate at the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge. Skaters qualify to compete through their respective sectional championships. For novice, junior and senior skaters, this is the only opportunity to qualify for the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. This event will also see the crowning of the 2022 Pre-Novice National Champions in men, women, pairs and ice dance.

“Skate Canada is honoured to announce that the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge is headed to Regina. This is our biggest qualifying event of the season, with skaters vying to make it to the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships,” said Debra Armstrong, CEO, Skate Canada. “We look forward to working with Regina to create a terrific and safe event for all those involved.”

“I am thrilled to welcome the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge to our City. The City of Regina will graciously welcome talented athletes, coaches, families and friends, to our incredible host City,” said Sandra Masters, Mayor of Regina. “Our facilities, event organizers and volunteers, will create a memorable experience for everyone. Events such as these showcase high performance athletes who may go on to compete at a national/international level and our incredible hospitality that we are known for. We look forward to providing an exceptional welcoming experience for everyone.”

More information on the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge to come later this year.