Competition returns to U.S. for first time in seven years; tickets on sale now
All-session ticket packages for the International Skating Union (ISU) Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2019 are on sale now. The Championships are set for Feb. 7-10, 2019 at Honda Center in Anaheim.
All-session ticket packages include access to all official practice sessions, eight competition sessions and the Gala, which is an exhibition featuring the top skaters from the competition.
Held annually since 1999, the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships feature skaters from the Americas, Asia, Africa and Oceania. Top athletes from the U.S., Canada, China and Japan will highlight the field. Skaters compete in singles, pairs and ice dancing. The U.S. delegation will be comprised of three athletes or teams in each discipline and will be named following the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championship, which are set to take place in Detroit, Mich., from Jan. 19-27, 2019.
Recent Four Continents titlists include China’s Boyang Jin and Japan’s Kaori Sakamoto. Jason Brown took the bronze medal in last year’s men’s competition. The United States took the top two spots in the 2018 pairs competition with Tarah Kayne and Danny O’Shea winning gold and Ashley Cain and Timothy LeDuc taking bronze. Similarly, Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker won the ice dance competition. Competitors for the 2019 competition will be announced in Jan. 2019.
The event is returning to the United States for the first time since 2012, when it was held in Colorado Springs. It was also held in the United States in 2006 and 2007 and 2011. In 2018, the event was held in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei.
For more information, please visit 2019FourContinents.com.