When--Today and Saturday.
Where--Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener, Canada.
Who--Yoshie Onda of Japan, Irina Slutskaya and Maria Butyrskaya of Russia, Michelle Kwan and Sarah Hughes of the U.S. and Tatiana Malinina of Uzbekistan in women's singles. Ivan Dinev of Bulgaria, Takeshi Honda of Japan, Evgeni Plushenko and Alexei Yagudin of Russia, and Todd Eldredge of the U.S. in men's singles. Jamie Sale and David Pelletier of Canada, Sarah Abitbol and Stephane Bernadis of France, Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman of the U.S., Xue Shen and Hongbo Zhao of China, Maria Petrova and Alexei Tikhonov, and Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze of Russia in pairs. Shae-Lynn Bourne and Victor Kraatz and Marie-France Dubrueil and Patrice Lauzon of Canada, Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat of France, Galit Chait and Sergei Sakhnovsky of Israel, Margaritz Drobiazko and Povilas Vanagas of Lithuania and Barbara Fusar-Poli and Muurizio Margaglio of Italy in dance.
What--The top six finishers in men's, women's, pairs and ice dance in the six Grand Prix events vie for a $50,000 first prize in each category.