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Lineup Announced for 2012 JGP France

24 Jul

The ISU announced today the full lineups for the first ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) of Figure Skating Series event of the season to be held Aug. 22-26, Courchevel, France.

The eight-member Team USA will be led by reigning JGP Final champion Jason Brown. Competitors for the remaining events will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ladies

Ashley Cain

  • 2012 U.S. junior silver medalist
  • 2010 U.S. novice silver medalist

Vanessa Lam

  • 2011 JGP Austria champion
  • 2011 JGP Australia bronze medalist

Men’s

Jason Brown

  • 2012 World Junior bronze medalist
  • 2011 JGP Final champion

Harrison Choate

  • 2012 U.S. junior pewter medalist

Ice Dancing

Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter

  • 2012 U.S. junior bronze medalists

Holly Moore and Daniel Klaber

  • 2012 U.S. novice champions

Now in its 16th season, the JGP Series consists of seven international events in a cumulative point-scoring format. Each athlete is eligible to score points in two of the seven scheduled events (pairs can compete in two of four designated events). The top six point-earners in each discipline qualify for the Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, Dec. 6-9 in Sochi, Russia.

2012 Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating schedule

  • Courchevel, France (Aug. 22-26)
  • Lake Placid, N.Y. (Aug. 29 – Sept. 2)
  • Linz, Austria (Sept. 12 – 16)
  • Istanbul (Sept. 19 – 23)
  • Bled, Slovenia (Sept. 26 – 30)
  • Zagreb, Croatia (Oct. 3 – 7)
  • Dresden, Germany (Oct. 10 – 13)
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