Speed Skating Canada Releases National Schedule and Event Bid Process
The bidding process will be open for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 seasons to provide potential hosts with a longer planning window
OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada is pleased to share the organization’s 2022-23 national competition schedule, along with details on the event bidding process for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 seasons.
Calendar of national competitions
- The first draft of the 2022-2023 SSC National Competition Schedule is now available and includes some new short track and long track events.
- – The Canada Cup LT 5 has been added to the schedule to give Canadian athletes the experience of competing in back-to-back events, similar to the international event format.
- – The Junior ST Canadian Open (14-15) and the Junior ST Canadian Open (16-18) were created to provide more skaters the opportunity to compete in events with athletes from different skill groups. similar age and of similar caliber.
- As you review the National SSC Competition Schedule, please note:
- – This schedule outlines our plan for competitions assuming a regular speed skating season, which may need to be adjusted if necessary due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- – We have not yet received the final calendar of international competitions from the ISU; therefore, dates may be subject to change.
- – Additional information regarding new events, competition eligibility and impacts on team nominations will be published in the relevant High Performance Bulletins.
Bidding Process for National Competitions
Now that the competition schedule is available, we are opening our bidding process for competition hosts using the process outlined below. We are pleased to announce that the bidding process will be open for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 seasons to provide potential hosts with a longer planning window.
If you have any questions about the timeline or the bidding process, please contact Jill Lynch.