CITIZEN skate ahead with five ISU official sponsorship competitions and heads into the 33rd year as an official sponsor.


CITIZEN celebrates more than three decades of continuous support for figure skating, one of the most graceful and dramatic winter sports. Starting with the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2015/2016 held from December 10th to 13th, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain, and ending with the Championships in March/April 2016 in Boston. CITIZEN is the official corporate sponsor of five separate events leading up to and including the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.

As one of the official sponsors for this year’s finals, CITIZEN remains the longest running sponsor for the ISU, having continuously supported the international competition since 1982.

BETTER START NOW, Citizen newly created brand statement summarizes the ethics and discipline behind the brand. No matter who you are and what you do, it is always possible to make something better and that now is the time to start doing it. Consequently it invented, crafted and improved various technologies and products among which are Eco-Drive technology that powers watches using any light source, and Satellite Wave which receives time signals from orbital satellites anywhere in the world.  Working to create new technologies or making its current technologies better and more efficient is the driving force behind the brand.

CITIZEN believes that its experience of invention and improvement coupled with discipline makes them the perfect sponsor for the sport of international figure skating which requires the same from its skaters.

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The ISU Schedule is as follows:

  • ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2015/2016
    (December 10-13, 2015: Barcelona, Spain)
  • ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2016
    (January 25-31, 2016: Bratislava, Slovakia)
  • ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2016
    (February 23-26, 2016: Taipei City, Chinese Taipei)
  • ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016
    (March 23-28, 2016: Debrecen, Hungary)
  • ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016
    (March 28-April 3, 2016: Boston, USA)


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