Kelowna, B.C., awarded 2014 Skate Canada International

Kelowna, B.C., has been chosen host of 2014 Skate Canada International.

Grand Prix event will run Oct. 31-Nov. 2

Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue, left, and Scott Moir won their fifth Skate Canada title last month in Saint John. (Andrew Vaughan/Canadian Press)

Kelowna, B.C., has been chosen host of 2014 Skate Canada International.

The event, part of figure skating's international Grand Prix circuit, will be held Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 at Prospera Place.

Skate Canada International is the second stop on the annual ISU Grand Prix series. The other events are hosted by the U.S., China, France, Russia and Japan.

Skaters are awarded points on their placements in the series' events, with the top six men and women and the top six pairs and ice dance teams qualifying for the Grand Prix Final in December, 2014.

Saint John, N.B., hosted this year's Skate Canada.

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