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The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships is an annual event that moves around the world, showcasing 25 teams from 20 ISU member nations, competing for the world title. 

All competition events for the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships® 2022 will be held at the FirstOntario Centre, located at 101 York Blvd., in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  

TICKET INFORMATION

Single session tickets – Short Program*:

  • P1                           $100
  • P2                           $50
  • Obstructed         $70

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Single session tickets – Free Program*:

  • P1                           $120
  • P2                           $60
  • Obstructed         $80

*All prices are in Canadian dollars, plus applicable taxes and fees.

https://www.ticketmaster.ca/isu-world-synchronized-skating-championship-2022-hamilton-ontario-04-09-2022/event/10005C3B9A2D5025

There are no group discounts available. 

Yes, a venue map will be available for you to select your seat that illustrates the individual seat sections. 

The ticket prices are Canadian Dollars.

The kiss and cry will be located on the lower level in sections 126, 127 and 128.  

The judges’ stand will be located on the lower level in sections 107, 108 and 109.  

Ticket purchases for this event are non-refundable. If the event were to be cancelled due to the ongoing global health crisis, Skate Canada and the venue will automatically refund the purchase price to the original card used for purchase. 

The event is scheduled to take place as planned. Skate Canada continues to closely monitor the provincial and federal health authorities’ position on the global health crisis and is committed to the health and safety of the athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, and spectators.  

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Skate Canada Spectator Camera Policy is in place at events to protect the safety of athletes and to ensure a distraction-free environment for all spectators. 

Personal photography is permitted by spectators but cannot impact the viewing ability of others. All photos taken during the event must be for personal use only and captured on a small digital camera or mobile device. 

The following is not permitted at Skate Canada events: 

  • Flash photography to ensure the safety of the athletes 
  • Camera bags and large camera equipment such as tripods 
  • Professional cameras and/or detachable lenses greater than 6 inches or 200 mm 

No video recording of any type is permitted within the venue during the competition. 

Unauthorized sale, commercial use and/or third-party distribution of photos from events are strictly prohibited. Only accredited team members are permitted to videotape their skater or team from rinkside during practice. 

Spectators who do not abide by these restrictions risk having their camera confiscated or being removed from the event by the venue security staff. 

This policy is in place at events to protect the safety and privacy of athletes and to ensure a distraction-free environment for all spectators. This camera policy falls in line with venue and other sport organization policies. 

Refillable water bottles are permitted. FirstOntario Centre’s building policy states that all bottle contents will be emptied upon entrance to the building. However, empty refillable water bottles can be brought in and filled at the available water fountains on-site. 

Food services are available throughout the concourses. There are also many restaurants located within walking distance of the arena. For more information, please contact FirstOntario Centre at (905)-546-3100.

Handheld flags and fan signs are permitted in the arena, however, must not obstruct the view of or distract other patrons in the stands. Larger fan banners that are intended to be hung in the arena will NOT be permitted inside FirstOntario Centre. Skate Canada reserves the right to remove any banners and is not responsible for any damaged or lost items. Airhorns and noisemakers requiring batteries or compressed air are not permitted in the arena. Small handheld noisemakers may only be used following a team’s program or during ice resurfacing.    

Fans must have their ticket scanned out when leaving the building during the event and tickets will be scanned upon re-entry into FirstOntario Centre. 

FirstOntario Centre is a smoke-free building. Smoking is only permitted in exterior designated areas. 

Skate Canada does not offer transportation for spectators. For information on public transportation, visit Hamilton Tourism’s website 

There is underground parking available: Jackson Square underground parking. For more information, visit parkopedia.ca 

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships® 2022 will be broadcast worldwide, more details will be made available in the coming months.  

To find a list of hotels in Hamilton, Ontario, please visit Hamilton Tourism’s website

VOLUNTEERING

If you have any questions that you cannot find the answer to here, please forward them to info@worldsynchro2022.com.  

If your question is about the venue, please contact FirstOntario Centre at (905)-546-3100.