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November 21, 2012
Canon Inc.

Canon to sponsor four International Skating Union Championships

TOKYO, November 21, 2012—Canon Inc. announced today that the company will sponsor four of the International Skating Union's most prestigious figure skating competitions, spanning the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons.


ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 logo

Canon will sponsor a total of four International Figure Skating Championships: the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships, and the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. As part of this sponsorship, Canon will provide products, technologies and services to contribute to the success of each event.

At numerous sporting competitions both in Japan and overseas, Canon has provided behind-the-scenes support to members of the press covering these events, including camera and lens maintenance services and product loans. To further improve on-site media support at all eight Canon-sponsored competitions spanning the two seasons, the company is planning to establish a camera service center at each event to assist the numerous journalists and sports photographers from various countries and regions across the world.

Through the use of Canon products and technologies, the company will continue contributing to the advancement of sports.

Overview of the ISU figure skating competitions

International governing body:
International Skating Union (ISU)
Homepage:
isu.org

Event Schedule:

2012-2013 Season

Event Dates Location
ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012
(Combined Juniors and Seniors)
Dec. 6-9, 2012 Sochi, Russia
ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2013 Feb. 6-11, 2013 Osaka, Japan
ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2013 Feb. 25-Mar. 3, 2013 Milan, Italy
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2013 Mar. 10-17, 2013 London, Canada

2013-2014 Season

Event Dates Location
ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2013
(Combined Juniors and Seniors)
Dec. 5-8, 2013 Fukuoka, Japan
ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 Jan. 20-26, 2014 Taipei, Taiwan
ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2014 Mar. 10-16, 2014 Sofia, Bulgaria
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 Mar. 24-30, 2014 Saitama, Japan

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