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Grand Prix Refresher and Television Schedule for TEB

The Grand Prix International Series is the International Skating Union's series of six international skating events. It culminates in the Grand Prix Final, which features the top six ranking skaters/couples in each category competed for the Grand Prix championship.

At each Grand Prix event, points are awarded for placement in order to determine eligibility for the Grand Prix Final. The points are as follows:

Men, Ladies, Ice Dance:
1st place: 15 points

2nd place: 13 points

3rd place: 11 points

4th place: 9 points

5th place: 7 points

6th place: 5 points

7th place: 3 points

8th place: 1 point

Pairs:

1st place: 15 points

2nd place: 13 points

3rd place: 11 points

4th place: 9 points

5th place: 7 points

6th place: 5 points

The Grand Prix schedule is as follows:

Trophee Eric Bompard (TEB), Paris, France, Oct. 15-18

Rostelecom Cup, Moscow, Russia, Oct. 22-25

Cup of China, Beijing, China, Oct. 29-Nov. 1

NHK Trophy, Nagano, Japan, Nov. 5-8

Skate America, Lake Placid, New York, Nov. 12-15

Skate Canada International, Kitchener, ON, Canada, Nov. 19-22

U.S. Television Schedule for Trophee Eric Bompard:

Universal Sports 10/16: 5pm to 7pm, Men and Pairs

Universal Sports 10/16: 8pm to 10 pm, Ladies short programs

Universal Sports 10/16: 11pm to 1am, Men and Pairs (possibly a repeat of above?)

Universal Sports 10/17: 10 am to 12 pm, Ladies short program

Universal Sports 10/17: 5pm to 6pm, Mens free skate

Universal Sports 10/17: 6pm to 7pm, Pairs free skate

Universal Sports 10/17: 8pm to 9pm, Mens free skate

Universal Sports 10/17: 9pm to 10pm, Pairs free skate

Universal Sports 10/18: 12pm to 1pm, Mens free skate

Universal Sports 10/18: 1pm to 2pm, Pairs free skate

Universal Sports 10/18: 5pm to 7pm, Ladies free skate

NBC 10/18: 1pm to 3pm