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Grand Prix Assignments 2014/15 season

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Jun 27, 2014.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

    GP assignments are out! Starting a new thread from the earlier 2014-15 GP Pre-Announcement Thread with the direct links to the PDF documents:
    Pairs: http://isuprod.blob.core.windows.net/media/155350/gp_pairs.pdf

    Men: http://isuprod.blob.core.windows.net/media/155349/gp_men.pdf

    Ladies: http://isuprod.blob.core.windows.net/media/155348/gp_ladies.pdf

    Back to 12 singles entries! :cheer:

    ETA link to the ISU site's GP index page: http://www.isu.org/en/single-and-pair-skating-and-ice-dance/series/isu-grand-prix-of-figure-skating

    ISU's press release (June 28; link has since been changed): http://www.isu.org/en/single-and-pa...news/2014/06/isu-gp-2014-selections-announced
    *** 2014-15 ISU GRAND PRIX ANNOUNCEMENT *** (link added): http://isuprod.blob.core.windows.net/media/156242/gp-general-announcement-2014_15_final.pdf

    * = indicates his/her first-ever GP appearance

    SKATE AMERICA (Oct. 24-26, in Hoffman Estates, Illinois)

    Men: Hendrickx BEL (*competed at 2012 TEB but WD due to injury after 4th place SP), *Nguyen CAN, Besseghier FRA, *Bychenko ISR, Machida JPN, D Ten KAZ, *MC Martinez PHI, Gachinski RUS, *Pitkeev RUS, Abbott USA, Brown USA, TBD USA;

    Ladies: *B Han AUS, Meite FRA, Gedevanishvili GEO, Imai JPN, *SY Park KOR, Radionova RUS, Tuktamysheva RUS, J Helgesson SWE, Popova UKR, Gold USA, Nagasu USA, TBD USA;

    Pairs: Peng/Zheng CHN, Wende/Wende GER, Berton/Hotarek ITA, Kavaguti/Smirnov RUS, Volosozhar/Trankov RUS, Denney/Frazier USA, Scimeca/Knierim USA, TBD USA;

    Dance: Zlobina/Sitnikov AZE, Orford/Williams CAN, Guignard/Fabbri ITA, Reed/Reed JPN, Bobrova/Soloviev RUS, Chock/Bates USA, Shibutani/Shibutani USA, TBD USA.

    SKATE CANADA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Kelowna, BC)

    Men: Balde CAN, Firus CAN, Reynolds CAN, Brezina CZE, Amodio FRA, Kozuka JPN, Mura JPN, Menshov RUS, Fernandez ESP, Majorov SWE, Aaron USA, Rippon USA;

    Ladies: Mallet CAN, Osmond CAN, TBD CAN, *Weinzierl GER, Marchei ITA, *Hongo JPN, Miyahara JPN, *HJ Kim KOR, Leonova RUS, Pogorilaya RUS, Hicks USA, Wagner USA;

    Pairs: Duhamel/Radford CAN, Jones/Reagan CAN (their GP debut as a team), Moore-Towers/Marinaro CAN (new team), Sui/Han CHN, James/Cipres FRA, Vartmann/Van Cleave GER, *Tarasova/Morozov RUS, Zhang/Bartholomay USA;

    Dance: Gilles/Poirier CAN, *Paradis/Ouellette CAN, Weaver/Poje CAN, Zhiganshina/Gazsi GER, Monko/Khaliavin RUS, Hurtado/Diaz ESP, Aldridge/Eaton USA, Hubbell/Donohue USA.

    CUP OF CHINA (Nov. 7-9 in Shanghai)

    Men: *Nguyen CAN, Song CHN, Y Wang CHN, Yan CHN, Liebers GER, Hanyu JPN, *Tanaka JPN, Bush RUS, Kovtun RUS, Dornbush USA, Farris USA, Ge UZB;

    Ladies: *Daleman CAN, Z Li CH , K Zhang CHN, TBD CHN, Murakami JPN, *AL Gjersem NOR, Lipnitskaia RUS, Tuktamysheva RUS, V Helgesson SWE, *A Cain USA, *Edmunds USA, Gao USA;

    Pairs: Peng/Zheng CHN, Wang/Wang CHN, *Yu/Jin CHN, Della Monica/Guarise ITA, Antipova/Maisuradze RUS, Bazarova/*Deputat RUS (new team), Volosozhar/Trankov RUS, *Kayne/O'Shea USA;

    Dance: Paul/Islam CAN, *Wang/Liu CHN, Zhang/Wu CHN, TBD CHN, Papadakis/Cizeron FRA, Cappellini/Lanotte ITA, Ilinykh/Zhiganshin RUS (new team), Shibutani/Shibutani USA.

    ROSTELECOM CUP (Nov. 14–16 in Moscow, Russia)

    Men: J Ten CAN, Brezina CZE, *Righini ITA, Kozuka JPN, *Kolyada RUS, Voronov RUS, TBD RUS, Fernandez ESP, Majorov SWE, Aaron USA, Brown USA, Carriere USA;

    Ladies: *Chartrand CAN, *Weinzierl GER, Marchei ITA, *Oba JPN, *SY Park KOR, Pogorilaya RUS, Sotnikova RUS, TBD RUS, J Helgesson SWE, *V Lam USA, Nagasu USA, *A Wang USA;

    Pairs: Wende/Wende GER, Berton/Hotarek ITA, *Davankova/Enbert RUS (new team), Stolbova/Klimov RUS, TBD RUS, Denney/Frazier USA, *Kayne/O'Shea USA, *Leng/Shnapir USA (new team);

    Dance: Zlobina/Sitnikov AZE, Coomes/Buckland GER, Ilinykh/Zhiganshin RUS (new team), Sinitsina/Katsalapov RUS (new team), Stepanova/Bukin RUS, Aldridge/Eaton USA, Chock/Bates USA, *Hawayek/Baker USA.

    TROPHEE ERIC BOMPARD (Nov. 21-23 in Bordeaux, France *new city* )

    Men: Song CHN, Yan CHN, Amodio FRA, Besseghier FRA, TBD FRA, Machida JPN, D Ten KAZ, Kovtun RUS, Menshov RUS, *Pitkeev RUS, Dornbush USA, Rippon USA;

    Ladies: Osmond CAN, *Brezinova CZE, *Lecavelier FRA, Meite FRA, TBD FRA, Imai JPN, *Artemyeva RUS, Lipnitskaia RUS, Radionova RUS, Cesario USA, Hicks USA, Wagner USA;

    Pairs: Moore-Towers/Marinaro CAN (new team), Sui/Han CHN, Wang/Wang CHN, James/Cipres FRA, TBD FRA; Della Monica/Guarise ITA, Stolbova/Klimov RUS, Scimeca/Knierim USA;

    Dance: Gilles/Poirier CAN, Paul/Islam CAN, Papadakis/Cizeron FRA, TBD FRA, Cappellini/Lanotte ITA, Bobrova/Soloviev RUS, Hurtado/Diaz ESP, Hubbell/Donohue USA.

    NHK TROPHY (Nov. 28-30 in Osaka, Japan)

    Men: Reynolds CAN, Guan CHN, Liebers GER, *Righini ITA, Hanyu JPN, Mura JPN, TBD JPN, *JS Kim KOR, Voronov RUS, Abbott USA, Farris USA, Miner USA;

    Ladies: *Daleman CAN, Z Li CHN, Miyahara JPN, Murakami JPN, TBD JPN, Gosviani RUS, Leonova RUS, Sotnikova RUS, *Ovcharova SUI, *Edmunds USA, Gao USA, Gold USA;

    Pairs: Duhamel/Radford CAN, *Yu/Jin CHN, Takahashi/Kihara JPN, Antipova/Maisuradze RUS, Bazarova/Deputat* RUS (new team), Kavaguti/Smirnov RUS, *Leng/Shnapir USA (new team), Zhang/Bartholomay USA;

    Dance: Weaver/Poje CAN, Zhiganshina/Gazsi GER, Coomes/Buckland GBR, Reed/Reed JPN, TBD JPN, Monko/Khaliavin RUS, Sinitsina/Katsalapov RUS (new team), *Hawayek/Baker USA.
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2014
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  2. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

    :lol: I knew you would do it, Sylvia!
  3. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

    As I said in the other thread:
    Mirai is going to be at Skate America!!!! And the Shibutani's! I am SO freaking excited. So glad I have tickets :)

    It is really interesting to see the list. So many retirements. It will be exciting to see who establishes themselves on the top now!
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  4. Stephanie

    Stephanie Well-Known Member

    Really happy that Hurtado/Diaz got two events :)
  5. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

    Boo, Ilinykh & Zhiganshin won't be facing Sinitsina & Katsalapov. I was hoping for some early season drama.
  6. kirkbiggestfan

    kirkbiggestfan Well-Known Member

    Carron/Jones not on the list? Retirement?
  7. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

    Nevermind, I just re read it and they are facing it each other at Rostlecom Cup!
  8. UnsaneLily87

    UnsaneLily87 New Member

    very. some of these GP's seem wide open for the podium.
  9. morqet

    morqet rising like a phoenix

    Did Carron/Jones retire & no one noticed? They aren't on the list. But Berton/Hotarek are, so hopefully they aren't actually splitting!
  10. danafan

    danafan Canadian ladies ├╝ber

    How did Vanessa Lam get selected? I don't think she had a season beat score from last season?
  11. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

    I heard that some Senior B scores were counted for SB - that's supposedly how Carriere qualified for a GP (his SLC Sr B 225+ score).
  12. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

    two assignments for Leng and Shnapir!
  13. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

    I guess Lubov didn't get her release as no I&M for Canada in pairs. That's too bad.
  14. SamuraiK

    SamuraiK Well-Known Member

    I'm sooo happy Ladies & Men are back to 12 spots but really bummed that Ice Dance is still stuck with only 8 entries. ISU really doesn't want Ice Dance to develop.
  15. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

    Misha Ge got an assignment!
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  16. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

    Are there really enough ice dance teams for 12 at each competition? Who should be on the GP that isn't? (I'm being honest here. Is there a deserving team that got left off?)
  17. Zemgirl

    Zemgirl Well-Known Member

    Very happy to see Michael Christian Martinez with an assignment, and Hurtado/Diaz with two! :cheer2: I hope they can come up with something cool to follow up that amazing Picasso FD.

    Having 12 entries again in singles is great and will provide skaters from non-host countries with more opportunities. I am all for it.

    ETA: and Menshov back for another season! Will he skate forever? ;)
  18. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

    Other than dance (shibs are only ones I'd love to see) the SA lineup looks great. Cup of Russia's dance competition should be veeeerrrrry interesting for Russian AND USA teams, what with Hawayek/Baker coming up from junior.
  19. Hanna

    Hanna Politicking for more stationary lifts

    TEB dance entries are absolute perfection and I'm not going. :wuzrobbed
  20. taz'smum

    taz'smum Well-Known Member

    Yes, they will face each other they are both down for the Rostledom cup, Russia ;)
  21. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

    I am really really excited about Skate America now. A bit bummed that neither Max or Adam will be there, but I didn't expect Max to get it, and am not surprised Adam didn't.
    Wish Ge was one of the randoms, or that Brezina got a pick, but am happy that Machida will be there.

    I'm surprised to see Brooklee Han. Has she been on the GP before?

    Very excited to see V/T and B/H be there for pairs.
  22. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

    Hope tarsova and morozov get a second assignment. Delighted for Anna ovcharova!
  23. Hanna

    Hanna Politicking for more stationary lifts

    No, but good for her. :) Gjersem, Brezinova and Ovcharova also got assignments. :)
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  24. Stephanie

    Stephanie Well-Known Member

    Moving up from juniors (GP) in ladies:Han, Park, Hongo, Hae-Jin Kim, Daleman, Edmunds, Chartrand, Miyabi Oba, and Angela Wang
  25. shirokjj

    shirokjj Member

  26. SamuraiK

    SamuraiK Well-Known Member

    Not for 12, but there used to be 10 Dance Entries before, and yes there are lots of worthy teams:

    Cannuscio & McManus
    Testa & Csolley
    Stepánova & Bukin (only got 1 event)
    Fournier & Sorensesn
    Agafonova & Ucar
    Nazarova & Nikitin
    Guignard & Fabbri (only got 1 event)
    Shtork & Rand
    Lindholm & Kanervo

    DORISPULASKI Watching submarine races

    No Samantha Cesario :wuzrobbed: at Skate America.
  28. Kasey

    Kasey Correcting President Trump's grammar on Twitter :)

    Hmm, I may have to go to Skate America after all....
  29. SamuraiK

    SamuraiK Well-Known Member

    She got TEB, and is probably the strongest candidate for the TBA at Skate America.
  30. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

    That's great! I like seeing new names break into the ranks.