From Canon Global
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. Event Schedule:
2012 - 2013 Schedule
|ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012||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 Schedule
|ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2013||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 20142013||Mar. 24-30, 2014||Saitama, Japan|