But he is competing in a different division in JGP than nationals? i don't understand how 1 could relate to the other?
Byes Due to International Assignments to Skate Canada Challenge and the Canadian Figure Skating Championships
Competitors who register for an event(s) at the relevant Sectionals competition and who in the same Competitive Season have been assigned by Skate Canada to an ISU Junior Grand Prix and/or a Junior or Senior International event will be granted an automatic entry into Skate Canada Challenge for each discipline for which they were assigned by Skate Canada to compete internationally.
Competitors who register for Junior and/or Senior events at the relevant Sectionalscompetition and who have been assigned or qualified as follows will be granted an automatic entry into the Canadian Figure Skating Championships:
- Those who have been assigned by the ISU Grand Prix selection group (or by Skate Canada in the case of home entries to Skate Canada International) to a Senior Grand Prix
- Those who have been assigned by Skate Canada to a Senior International within seven days of Skate Canada Challenge
- Those who have qualified for the Junior Grand Prix Final event