455 to Compete at U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships

(4/8/14) - The 2014 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships, hosted by the Yarmouth Ice Club, will take place April 8-12 at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center (HYCC) in Hyannis, Mass. The U.S. Adult Championships, which have been held annually for 20 years, will feature 455 skaters competing in more than 100 events.

Competitors at the U.S. Adult Championships are divided into five age groups (21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61+) and two tracks (masters and adults). Events are held in singles, pairs, ice dance and interpretive. Skaters qualify for the championship and championship gold events by placing in the top four at one of three sectional championships held earlier this year.

This year's championship events feature reigning championship adult gold men's champion Tam Bui (Individual Member/Chanhassen, Minn.), 2013 adult gold ladies silver medalist Elizabeth Finn (Sycamore ISC/Westfield, Ind.), 2013 championship adult pairs bronze medalists Carol Cooper (Detroit SC/West Bloomfield, Mich.) and Ethan Burgess (Detroit SC/Bloomfield Hills, Mich.), and reigning championship adult dance champions Trisha Hessinger (Body Zone FSC/Fleetwood, Pa.) and Chuen-Gun Lee (The SC of Wilmington/Philadelphia).

Starting at $15 per day, tickets are available at the HYCC box office. Children ages 5 and under are free.

Icenetwork will provide on-demand video, live results, recaps and photos from the event for all users.

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