2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships Single-Session Tickets on Sale Now
|The 2012 U.S. champions after winning gold in San Jose, Calif. (Jay Adeff)|
The U.S. Championships is set for Jan. 20-27, 2013. Competition and practice will be held at the CenturyLink Center Omaha Convention Center and Arena. The event will also feature a FanFest area in the Convention Center that will include exhibits, a sheet of ice, autograph sessions and more. The FanFest is free and open to the public.
All-Event and Championship Weekend ticket packages are available.
"We are only four months away from the start of the next big sporting event for Omaha, the 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships," Omaha Sports Commission President Harold Cliff said. "Excitement is building for this unique event, which features world-class skaters combining athletic skills with artistic grace. There are great seats available for this one-of-a-kind sporting event."
NBC will air seven hours of live coverage from the U.S. Championships and two additional hours of the Smucker's Skating Spectacular, an exhibition featuring the top finishers in each level and discipline. Icenetwork.com will broadcast live and on-demand coverage to Season Pass subscribers.
The U.S. Figure Skating Championships, held annually since 1914, is the nation's most prestigious figure skating event, crowning champions in ladies, men's, pairs and ice dancing in each of the senior, junior and novice divisions. In addition to determining the U.S. champions, the event serves as the final step in determining the U.S. teams for the World Figure Skating Championships, World Junior Figure Skating Championships, Four Continents Figure Skating Championships and Olympic Winter Games.
Omaha also hosted the U.S. Championships in 1967.