103 Short Track speed skaters in Calgary for the 2018 Canadian Junior Short Track Selections #2

Calgary, March 20, 2018 – The Winsport’s Arena in Calgary will host Speed Skating Canada’s 2018 National Junior Short Track Selections #2, March 21-24.

Overall, 103 junior speed skaters will aim to improve their national ranking in this competition, which is being hosted by Calgary’s Olympic Oval.

The event will be webcasted through the Olympic Oval’s YouTube page at:
https://www.youtube.com/theolympicoval. 

Here is the approximate competition schedule (local time):
Wednesday, March 21
9:20 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Thursday, March 22
9:40 a.m. – 2:46 p.m.

Friday, March 23
9:40 a.m. – 3:23 p.m.

Saturday, March 24
9:40 a.m. – 3:55 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 14,000 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 sponsors Intact Insurance, as well as our funding partners, the Government of Canada, Own the Podium, City of Montreal, Calgary Olympic Oval 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

Ryan Ohashi
Communications and Community Events Specialist
Olympic Oval | University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
P: 403.220.2213 | C: 403.471.5784 | E: ryan.ohashi@ucalgary.ca