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Kelowna to host 2014 Skate Canada International

The Canadian Press

11/21/2013 12:03:21 PM

OTTAWA - Kelowna, B.C., has been chosen host of 2014 Skate Canada International.

The event, part of figure skating's international Grand Prix circuit, will be held Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 at Prospera Palce.

Skate Canada International is the second stop on the annual ISU Grand Prix series. The other events are hosted by the U.S., China, France, Russia and Japan.

Skaters are awarded points on their placements in the series' events, with the top six men and women and the top six pairs and ice dance teams qualifying for the Grand Prix Final in December, 2014.

Saint John, N.B., hosted this year's Skate Canada.