2005 Smart Ones Skate America Sells Out Gold All-Event and Individual Group Tickets

(7/30/05) Due to popular demand, gold all-event tickets and group packages to 2005 Smart Ones Skate America have sold out. The international four-day figure skating competition will take place at the Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 20-23, 2005. Skate America represents the first international figure skating competition to take place in the state of New Jersey.

Silver all-event tickets, group sales packages and individual session tickets are still available and can be reserved by contacting the Boardwalk Hall Marketing Department at 609.348.7021. Gold, silver and bronze individual tickets may be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800.736.1420 or at www.ticketmaster.com. In addition, practice sessions on Wednesday through Sunday can be purchased at $5 per session through Ticketmaster.

Skate America is an international figure skating event featuring competition in ladies and men's singles, pairs and ice dancing. The annual event, which will attract more than 60 world-class figure skaters from approximately 20 nations, is U.S. Figure Skating's premier international figure skating competition each year. Scheduled to compete in Atlantic City are five-time World and nine-time U.S. champion Michelle Kwan, two-time World silver medalist Sasha Cohen, World silver medalist Brian Joubert of France, and ice dancing World silver medalists Tanith Belbin & Ben Agosto

The event is the first of six international stops in the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. Each athlete is eligible to score points in two of the six scheduled events. The top eight point-earners in each of the four disciplines then qualify for the Grand Prix Final in Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 16-18. Athletes will vie for a total of $180,000 at Skate America and $1.35 million in prize money throughout the series and the Grand Prix Final.

Tentative Event Schedule and Individual Ticket Prices

Gold Ticket
Silver Ticket
Bronze Ticket
Thursday, Oct. 20 - Session 1
  • 4:30 p.m. - Compulsory Dance*
  • 7 p.m. - Men's Short Program
  • 9 p.m. - Pairs Short Program
$45
$30
$10
Friday, Oct. 21 - Session 2
  • 5 p.m. - Original Dance
  • 6:30 p.m. - Ladies Short Program
  • 8:30 p.m. - Men's Free Skate
$50
$35
$15
Saturday, Oct. 22 - Session 3
  • 3:30 p.m. - Free Dance
  • 5:30 p.m. - Ladies Free Skate
  • 8 p.m. - Pairs Free Skate
$65
$45
$20
Sunday, Oct. 23 - Session 4
  • 2 p.m. - Exhibition
$60
$45
$20
Practice Sessions (Wed.-Sun.)
$5
$5
$5



*Ticketed as a practice.

All-event tickets and group sales orders are still available and can be reserved by contacting the Boardwalk Hall Marketing Department at 609.348.7021 or 609.348.7072.

All-Event Individual Passes and All-Event Group Packages (Include all practice sessions)

Silver Ticket
All-Event Individual
$145
All-Event Group (15+)
$120