The second ISU Championships of the 2018-19 season will take place in Anaheim, CA, USA from Feb. 4-10! Here’s a guide on how to watch. More information will be added to this post as it appears.
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Feb. 7: Ladies’ SP 12:30; Men’s SP 18:15
Feb. 8: Pairs’ SP 11:45; Rhythm Dance 15:00; Ladies’ FS 19:00
Feb. 9: Pairs’ FS 14:00; Men’s FS 19:00
Feb. 10: Free Dance 13:00; Gala 18:00
HOW TO WATCH
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ISU: The ISU will stream the entire competition and gala live in countries that have not purchased broadcasting rights for the event.
NBC Gold: Subscribers in the USA can watch the entire competition live on NBC Gold. NBC Gold subscriptions include most major competitions in the skating season.
NBC Sports: USA’s NBCSN will air parts of the competition live. Broadcast schedule in EST:
- 2/7: Ladies’ SP 5:00PM (live 1 hr 30 min in); Men’s SP 11:30PM (live 2 hrs 15 min in)
- 2/9: Ladies’ FS 12:00AM (live 2 hrs in)
- 2/10: Men’s FS 12:00AM (live 2 hrs in)
- 2/11: Free Dance 12:00AM (taped)
- Official stream (blocked outside of US), Stream 1, Stream 2, Stream 3, Stream 4
CBC Sports: Canada’s CBC Sports will stream the entire competition and gala live. CBC will also air the competition on TV in delayed broadcasts; see their website for more info. Streaming schedule in EST:
- 2/7: Ladies’ SP 3:30PM; Men’s SP 9:15PM
- 2/8: Pairs’ SP 2:45PM; Rhythm Dance 6:00PM; Ladies’ FS 10:00PM
- 2/9: Pairs’ FS 5:00PM; Men’s FS 10:00PM
- 2/10: Free Dance 4:00PM; Gala 9:00PM
- Official streams (blocked outside of Canada)
SBS Sports: South Korea’s SBS Sports will air parts of the competition live. Broadcast schedule in KST:
- 2/8: Ladies’ SP 07:00 (live 1 hr 30 min in); Men’s SP 18:00 (taped)
- 2/9: Ladies’ FS 13:30 (live 1 hr 30 min in)
- Unblocked stream
- 2/8: Men’s SP 12:30 (CCTV5+, live 2 hrs 15 min in); Ladies’ SP 15:00 (CCTV5, taped)
- 2/9: Ladies’ FS 11:00 (CCTV5+, live); Pairs’ SP 14:00 (CCTV5, taped)
- 2/10: Pairs’ FS 14:10 (CCTV5, taped); Men’s FS 16:05 (CCTV5, taped)
- CCTV 5 streams: Official stream (blocked outside of China), Stream 1, Stream 2
- CCTV 5+ streams: Official stream (blocked outside of China), Stream 1, Stream 2
ELTA Sports: Taiwan’s ELTA Sports 3 will air the entire competition and gala live. Schedule in China Standard Time:
- 2/8: Ladies’ SP 04:30 (live); Men’s SP 10:15 (live)
- 2/9: Pairs’ SP 03:15 (live); Rhythm Dance 07:00 (live); Ladies’ FS 11:00 (live)
- 2/10: Pairs’ FS 06:00 (live); Men’s FS 11:00 (live)
- 2/11: Free Dance 05:00 (live); Gala 10:00 (live)
- Official stream (blocked outside of Taiwan)
Other TV channels: Other TV channels such as Fuji TV will also air parts of the competition in taped broadcasts. Check your local TV channels for other skating broadcasts.
On demand: If you can’t watch live, videos from the competition will be uploaded online by fans, so you can always catch up later. Search skaters’ names on Youtube and filter by upload date for the latest videos. See this post for useful skating Youtube and Dailymotion channels.
Designation: B competition
When: Feb. 5-10
Where: Oberstdorf, Germany
Level & disciplines: novice/junior/senior men, ladies, ice dance, pairs
How to watch: Free livestream
Senior Schedule (CET, UTC+1)
2/7: Pairs’ SP 21:10
2/8: Men’s SP 17:00; Pairs’ FS 18:40
2/9: Ladies’ SP 16:40; Rhythm Dance 19:10
2/10: Ladies’ FS 09:00; Men’s FS 11:50; Free Dance 13:45
Notable entries: Conrad Orzel, Yuto Kishina, Koshiro Shimada, Yuna Aoki, Satoko Miyahara, Serafima Sakhanovich, Annika Hocke/Ruben Blommaert, Yuna Shiraiwa (jr), Young You (jr), Marjorie Lajoie/Zachary Lagha (jr)