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U.S. Figure Skating Media Contact: Michael Terry – 719.228.3437
20 First Street – Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80906
Single-Session Tickets for the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit to Go On Sale Friday, Oct. 5
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018) — Single-session tickets for the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships will go on sale on Friday, October 5 at 10 a.m. The 2019 U.S. Championships will be held January 18-27, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. All junior and championship level events, 15 single-sessions in total, will be held at Little Caesars Arena from January 22-27 and all novice, intermediate and juvenile events will take place at the Detroit Skating Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan from January 18-22.
Single-session tickets, starting at just $20, will be available at 2019USChampionships.com, 313Presents.com, Little Caesars Arena XFINITY box office and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. Admission for novice, intermediate and juvenile competitions will be available for purchase at the Detroit Skating Club beginning Jan. 17. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more by calling (313) 471-3099. All-session tickets and weekend packages will remain on sale.
“Detroit is a skating hotbed and we’re ready for the return of the U.S. Championships for the first time since 1994,” said Kris Smith, director of the Detroit Sports Commission. “This is the perfect opportunity for the casual fan, families and figure skating fanatics to experience the power and excitement of this prestigious event in person at the award-winning Little Caesars Arena. We’re confident that the athletes, coaches and fans will enjoy a first-class experience in our great city where remarkable things are taking place.”
U.S. champions will be crowned in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance at the senior, junior, novice, intermediate and juvenile levels of the U.S. Figure Skating competitive structure. The U.S. Championships, which serve as the final qualifying event to make the U.S. World Figure Skating Team every year and the U.S. Olympic Team every four years, annually attracts more than 1,700 athletes, coaches, officials and media to the host community and is estimated to generate more than $18 million in local economic impact.
The event will also feature 16 hours of live coverage on NBC and NBCSN, as well as full event coverage live on the Figure Skating Pass on NBC Sports Gold. For a full TV schedule, visit here.
For more information about the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships and ticket information, visit www.2019uschampionships.com.
Below are the sessions and times for events being held at Little Caesars Arena from January 22-27.
|Session||Competition||Date and Time (ET)|
|Session 1||Junior Ladies & Men’s Short||Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m.|
|Session 2||Junior Pairs Short||Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.|
|Session 3||Junior Rhythm Dance||Jan. 23, 3 p.m.|
|Session 4||Junior Ladies & Men’s Free||Jan. 23, 5 p.m.|
|Session 5||Junior Pairs Free||Jan. 24, 12 p.m.|
|Session 6||Championship Pairs Short||Jan. 24, 4 p.m.|
|Session 7||Championship Ladies Short||Jan. 24, 7:45 p.m.|
|Session 8||Junior Free Dance||Jan. 25, 12 p.m.|
|Session 9||Championship Rhythm Dance||Jan. 25, 3:45 p.m.|
|Session 10||Opening Ceremony & Championship Ladies Free||Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m.|
|Session 11||Championship Pairs Free & Men’s Short (Groups 1 & 2)||Jan. 26, 9:15 a.m.|
|Session 12||Championship Pairs Free & Men’s Short (Groups 3 & 4)||Jan. 26, 1:15 p.m.|
|Session 13||Championship Free Dance||Jan. 26, 6:15 p.m.|
|Session 14||Championships Men’s Free||Jan. 27, 2 p.m.|
|Session 15||Skating Spectacular||Jan. 27, 8 p.m.|
Times and dates are subject to change.