115 Short Track speed skaters in Toronto for the Canadian Junior Championships #2

The MasterCard Centre in Etobicoke will host Speed Skating Canada’s Canadian Short Track Junior Championships #2 March 19-22.

Overall, 115 junior speed skaters will aim to improve their national ranking in this competition, which is being hosted by the Toronto Speed Skating Club.

Races will be broadcast on Rogers TV show Trending T.O. Sports in the Toronto area, hosted by Melissa Kurtin, later in the week (more info: http://www.rogerstv.com/page.aspx?lid=12&rid=16&sid=6461&dat=3%2f21%2f2015).

Competitions will also be webcasted all weekend at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEPtq16PkhY.

Here is the approximate competition schedule (local time):

Thursday, March 19
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, March 20
9:10 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Saturday, March 21
9:20 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Sunday, March 22
9:20 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More info, including the full schedule and results, are available on Speed Skating Canada’s Website: www.speedskating.ca.

About Speed Skating Canada
Speed Skating Canada (SSC) is the governing body for competitive long track and short track speed skating in Canada. Founded in 1887, the association is comprised of 13 provincial and territorial branches representing more than 13,000 individual members, and counting. SSC believes that sport is an apprenticeship for life and prizes respect for others, integrity, excellence of effort, as well as a safe, healthy environment. SSC recognizes and values its outstanding volunteers who give freely of their time and expertise. It also celebrates the 63 Olympic medals won by Canadian athletes since 1932, as well as the coaches, officials and other dedicated individuals who helped them on their journey.

SSC is proud to be affiliated with partners that share the same vision and values including our premium sponsor Intact Insurance, as well as our funding partners, the Government of Canada, Own the Podium, and WinSport Canada.

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For information:
Patrick Godbout
Communications & Media Relations Manager
Speed Skating Canada
Email: pgodbout@speedskating.ca
Phone: 514 213-9897
Website: www.speedskating.ca 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/SSC.PVC
Twitter: www.twitter.com/SSC_PVC

Jeff MacKinnon   
Coordinator, Media and Communications Services – long track
Speed Skating Canada
Email: jmackinnon@speedskating.ca
Phone: 403-860-9525
Website: www.speedskating.ca 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/SSC.PVC
Twitter: www.twitter.com/SSC_PVC