The ISU announces a new Challenger Series for the Synchronized Skating calendar 2019/20|11-May-2019 14:24

The Challenger Series Synchronized Skating will consist of up to five (5) International Competitions linked together, giving adequate opportunities for many Teams to compete at the international level and earn World Standing Points. Additionally, it will allow Teams and Officials to prepare for competing at the ISU Championships.

The ISU will support a group of identified ISU Members, traditionally staging International Synchronized Skating Competitions in Europe, being part of the ISU Event Calendar, and new International Synchronized Skating Competitions in Asia and in the North America.


In recognition of the longstanding tradition and merit of the following International Competitions:

- Three (3) Challenger Series events in Europe will be selected annually between existing International Competitions on the ISU calendar.

For the 2019-20 season:

- Leon Lurje Trophy Gothenburg / Sweden January 24-26, 2020

- French Cup Rouen / France January 31-February 2, 2020

- Spring Cup Milan / Italy February 14-16, 2020


- One (1) Challenger Series event in North America to alternate between Canada and the United States.

For the 2019-20 season:

- California Cup Irvine / USA November 6-9, 2019

- One (1) Challenger Series event in Asia

For the 2019-20 season:

- Asia Trophy Hong Kong / HKG November 29-30, 2019

You will find more information regarding the ISU Challenger Series Synchronized Skating in the ISU Communication 2248