What is this competition?

Grand Prix Espoo 2022  is one of seven competitions in the annual ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. This is the second time the Grand Prix competition will be arranged in Finland. The other events take place in the United States, Canada,  France, Japan, England and Italy. More info about competitions from ISU web pages.

Where is Espoo Grand Prix 2022 being held?

The Grand Prix is held in Espoo, Finland. All competition and training events are held at Metro Areena. The address for the venue and practice rink is Urheilupuistontie 3, 02200 Espoo.


How do I purchase tickets?

All-event ticket sale starts on Monday, July 18, 2022.

Single event session tickets sale starts on August 9th. Tickets are sold ONLY via online service provider No pre-order of tickets available. From their web pages you can find service in English, Swedish and Russian.

Do children require a ticket?

Children under two years of age do not require a ticket if they do not need a seat.  If they do need a seat, a ticket must be purchased at full price.

Are there any discounts for groups?

There are no discounts for large orders on all-event ticket packages. 

What is included in the all-event ticket package?

The all-event ticket package gives you access to the entire event, from start to finish. Your ticket includes admission to all competition events, all official practices on the main Areena (except Gala practice that is closed to the public) and the Exhibition Gala on Sunday, If planning on attending multiple event sessions, an all-event ticket package is the most economical way to purchase.

Do I receive the same seats for each event?

If you purchase an all-event ticket, your seats will remain the same for all events. Only certain stands are opened to watch the practices, so the seat numbering is not valid in that case. If purchasing single event session tickets, you may or may not get the same seat based on availability.

When will I know where my seats are located?

You will be advised of your seat location when you purchase your ticket.

What procedure is used to allocate tickets?

Ticket allocation is based on best available seating at the time of purchase. You have also possibility to choose your own seating from the seating map.

Why are my seats flagged as being partially obstructed?

Due to the construction of the two-tiered judges’ stand, commentator platforms, kiss and cry and the installation of television cameras, some seats may become partially obstructed in these areas. Finnish Figure Skating Association attempts to predict which seats may or may not be obstructed before tickets go on sale however it is uncertain which seats will be obstructed until on-site construction is complete at the event.

Where is the kiss and cry located?

The kiss and cry area will be located opposite of section 101 and 102.

Where is the judges’ stand located?

The judges’ stand will be constructed in front section 210 and 209.

When will I receive my tickets in the mail?

All tickets will be delivered immediately after you have bought them. Read more about delivery methods and

Are tickets transferable or refundable?

Tickets are NOT refundable. There will be no exceptions to this policy.  Please note, that theschedule and the athletes competing are always subject to change.

What do I do if my tickets are lost or stolen?

If you have misplaced or have had your tickets stolen, contact customer service right away to have the original tickets cancelled and replacement tickets set up for you.



Practices are open to the audience only in the main Areena and can be attended only by All-event tickets holders.

Baby carriages, strollers and cloakroom

There is no separate place for the baby carriage preservation. There is no separate place for storage of baby carriages or strollers. There is no cloakroom in the arena.


There are several exhibitor stands on the first floor of the Metro Areena that are open to the public during the competition. If you are interested in registering as an exhibitor, please contact Salla Mäkelä

Promotion at the Metro Areena

Any kind of advertising and promotion by a non-event organizer or their official partners is forbidden. Promotional materials that show competing brands, businesses or events are not allowed at the Metro Areena. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact Salla Mäkelä,


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