Skate Canada 2012

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Really, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. purple skates

    purple skates Shadow dancing

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    We were across from the judges too - the only thing you really miss, IMO, is the playing to the judges and that's no real loss to me.

    Maybe the sections to the left or right of the judges would work for you? Those may be available later.
  2. Matryeshka

    Matryeshka Well-Known Member

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    So...dumb question, but what are the dates for SC? I can't find them on the website.
  3. pat c

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  4. Theatregirl1122

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    Reviving this thread because I'm seriously considering going to SC if I get the time off. I'm thinking of visiting friends at U of M and then renting a car and driving to Windsor. Anyone have any experience with crossing the boarder in a rental? Is it a problem?

    Also, I was wondering if anyone might be looking for a hotel roommate. I promise to try not to get ridiculously lost or have any major car troubles this year. ;)
  5. purple skates

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    I doubt crossing in a rental would be an issue. In all my years I've never been asked for car papers. Whether or not I have renegade apples? Now that's a different story.

    (Mom and I will probably go, but commute. Windsor is just too close to justify a hotel.)
  6. Emdee

    Emdee Well-Known Member

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    Please check the rules - while its easy to cross into the US in a rental there are rules or used to be rules for crossing the border in Canada with a US rental. It would pity if you reached the border and were not allowed in.
  7. purple skates

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    I just did a quick google search, and it looks like it used to be a problem for Canadians in a US rental, but not Americans in a US rental.

    However, it is good advice to check with the border crossing folks just to be sure. :)
  8. Dave of the North

    Dave of the North Well-Known Member

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    And also let the rental company know.
  9. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    I know Kasey did it last year, I'll have to see if I can find out what she came up with.
  10. Japanfan

    Japanfan Well-Known Member

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    I'm confused - is this Skate Canada 2013?
  11. kwanfan1818

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    Nor trouble for Canadians in a Canadian rental driving into the US.

    I found out trying to book a Zipcar in Seattle to drive a bunch of stuff to Vancouver that, as a Canadian resident, I can't drive a car with US plates into Canada, per Canadian customs. That if I stole a Zipcar or rental car would get me into a lot more trouble than trying to avoid taxes/duties doesn't matter at all. (I couldn't do it the other way around, because the Zipcar allowance for US cars is 200 mi/day, well over a one-way trip, and the allowance for Canadian cars is 200 km/day, which doesn't work.)

    Yes, they need to issue you a Canadian insurance card.
  12. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    No, this is for Skate Canada 2012 in October of 2012. Skate Canada 2013 would be more than a year from now.
  13. jkl

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    I am looking to buy one all event ticket. If anyone can help me it would be appreciated.:D
  14. hockeyplayer2

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    Does anyone know when the individual event tickets will go on sale? Looking to do men's and maybe dance or pairs.
  15. Nan

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    ^ Honey, there are a lot of us looking to do the men. ;)

    (just kidding)
  16. hockeyplayer2

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    :rofl: I should have known to watch how I say things...hmmm, any in particular? ;)
  17. Nan

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    At my age, I'm not real picky. :lol:
  18. Parsley Sage

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    I know there are some rental car companies in Canada that don't allow their cars to be taken over the border.
  19. Japanfan

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    That's a really late announcement, isn't? Skate American was announced in May.
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2012
  20. cygnus

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    No car troubles would be a VERY good thing!!;)
  21. purple skates

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    :lol:

    We did miss you......
  22. kimkom

    kimkom Two Pot Screamer

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    Yes we did! We may evan have had a drink or two while we missed you. :p
  23. maureenfarone

    maureenfarone Active Member

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    I believe Skate Canada 2012 was announced in November 2011 when all event tickets went on sale.
  24. Theatregirl1122

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    This was announced ages ago. Now we're discussing it. :lol:

    Right?

    In our honor, I assume?
  25. kimkom

    kimkom Two Pot Screamer

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    Well of course!!! Maybe this time you'll join us. :lol:
  26. maureenfarone

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    I have no idea how Skate Canada will fill select to replace Marley/Brubaker :(. I really enjoyed their skating and was looking forward to seeing their new programs.

    Any idea who will be selected to fill the spot?
  27. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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