The morning the WFCU Center announced that the Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships are coming to the arena February 23rd to 25th 2012.
This is the first time Windsor will host this event and it is also the first time that the Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships will be planned and executed by a Local Organizing Committee.
The 2012 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships will bring approximately 1,000 skaters from across the country to the city. The event will bring in excess of $800,000 to the area and use approximately 1,000 hotel room nights.
Teams will compete for national titles in the senior, junior, open, intermediate and novice categories. The top two senior teams will represent Canada at the 2012 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden from April 13-14, 2012.
Tickets go on sale next week.