Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final
The Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final is a figure skating competition of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. His name is often abbreviated " Grand Prix Final ". Elite figure skaters come to the disciplines Single Run Women's Singles country men, pair skating and ice dancing against each other.
The Grand Prix Final is the final competition of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which consists of the results of other competitions Skate America, Skate Canada, Trophee Eric Bompard, Cup of China, Cup of Russia, and NHK Trophy. The top six from each discipline form the final.
The rules for the final change every year. In recent years, the runners started at the short program in the reverse order of their placings in the Grand Prix series, so that the best runners ran last. The starting order for the free skate was in the reverse order of the standings in the short program. For other competitions of the ISU starting places are awarded mostly by lottery.
The prize money for the finals are $ 25,000 for first place in each discipline ( couples must share the money ); $ 18,000 for second place; $ 12,000 for third place; $ 6,000 for fourth place; $ 4,000 for fifth place and $ 3,000 for sixth place.