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Top Finnish Teams Will Travel Around the World to Participate in the Challenger Series


Musketeers will travel to France for the French Cup 2020. (Credits: Mihail Lefler - 2019)

Where will the Marigold IceUnity compete this season? What competition will the Juniors Team Mystique take part in? The Finnish Skating Federation has published a first draft of the Challenger Series calendar for the best teams from Finland.

For the first time this season, the synchronized skating world will be able to count on a Challenger Series. Scattered around the world, the five stages will host the best teams for exciting competitions.

California Cup, Irvine (USA)
Junior: Team Mystique

Asia Trophy, Hong Kong (HKG) 
Senior: Marigold IceUnity HL, Helsinki Rockettes

Leon Lurje Trophy, Gothenburg (SWE)
Senior: Team Unique, Lumineers
Junior: Team Fintastic, Valley Bay Synchro

French Cup, Rouen (FRA)
Senior: Marigold IceUnity, Helsinki Rockettes 
Junior: Dream Edges, Musketeers

Spring Cup, Milan (ITA) 
Senior: Team Unique
Junior: Stella Polaris, FireBlades

The stages of Challenger Series are held in different cities each season in Europe, in North America, and in Asia. Teams will only be able to compete in two Challenger Series legs per season and there is a quota per country for each event. 

This season, the goal for teams will be to collect points. A different number of points will be awarded to the team depending on the type of competition. For the first time, prize money will be given to the best synchro teams in Senior and Junior.