- Tuesday, March 18: Compulsory Dance, Pairs Short Program
- Wednesday, March 19: Ladies Short Program, Pairs Free Skating
- Thursday, March 20: Original Dance, Ladies Free Skating
- Friday, March 21: Men Short Program, Free Dance
- Saturday, March 22: Men Free Skating
- Sunday, March 23: Exhibition Gala
Here is a list of competitors in all disciplines.
For the men, leading contenders are France's Brian Joubert (defending world champion), Japan's Daisuke Takahashi (2007 world silver medalist), Switzerland's Stéphane Lambiel (2007 world bronze medalist), U.S.'s Johnny Weir and Stephen Carriere (2007 world junior champion), Czech Republic's Tomas Verner, Canada's Jeffrey Buttle and Patrick Chan, and Russia's Sergei Voronov. U.S.'s Evan Lysacek (two-time world bronze medalist) withdrew from the event due to a shoulder injury.
For the ladies, I'm going to be watching for Japan's Miki Ando (defending champion), Mao Asada (2007 world silver medalist) and Yuri Nakano, U.S.'s Kimmie Meissner (2006 world champion) and Ashley Wagner (bronze medalist at 2007 junior worlds), South Korea's Yu-Na Kim (2007 world bronze medalist), Canada's Joannie Rochette, Italy's Carolina Kostner and Switzerland's Sarah Meier.
In pairs, look for China's Pang Qing/Tong Jian (2006 world champions and 2007 world silver medalists) and Zhang Dan/Zhang Hao (Olympic silver medalists), Germany's Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy (2007 world bronze medalists), Canada's Jessica Dubé/Bryce Davison, U.S.'s Rena Inoue/John Baldwin, and Russia's Maria Mukhortova/Maxim Trankov and Yuko Kawaguchi/Alexander Smirnov. Last year's champions Xue Shen/Hongbo Zhao (see right) are touring with Stars on Ice and are not competing.
In ice dancing, leading contenders are U.S.'s Tanith Belbin/Ben Agosto (2007 world bronze medalists) and Meryl Davis/Charlie White, France's Isabel Delobel/Olivier Schoenfelder (2007 European champions), Canada's Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir, and Russia's Jana Khokhlova/Sergei Novitski. European ice dance champions from Russia Oksana Domnina/Maxim Shabalin withdrew from the event citing injury. Last year's silver medalists, Canada's Marie-France Dubreuil/Patrice Lauzon, are touring with Stars on Ice and are not competing. Last year's champions from Bulgaria, Albena Denkova/Maxim Staviski, have ended their competitive career after Staviski was involved in a drunk driving accident which killed one person and injured three others. His case continues into April.