U.S. Figure Skating Announces Hosts for 2013 Qualifying Event Season

(8/2/11) - U.S. Figure Skating announced today the host cities for the 2013 regional and sectional championships, which will take place in the fall of 2012.

The top four skaters in the ladies and men's events at each of the nine regional championships will qualify for one of three sectional championships. The sectional championships are the only qualifying phase for pairs and ice dancing.

At all five competitive levels (senior, junior, novice, intermediate, juvenile), the top four finishers in each discipline at the sectional championships earn a berth to the 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Jan. 18-27, 2013, in Omaha, Neb.

2013 Regional Figure Skating Championships

Eastern Great Lakes Ann Arbor, Mich. Oct. 5-9, 2012Ann Arbor FSC
North Atlantic Hackensack, N.J. Oct. 5-9, 2012Ice House of New Jersey FSC
Northwest Pacific Eugene, Ore. Oct. 5-9, 2012Oregon Skating Council
New England Warwick, R.I. Oct. 12-16, 2012Warwick Figure Skaters
Southwest Pacific Peoria, Ariz. Oct. 12-16, 2012SC of Phoenix
Upper Great Lakes Green Bay, Wis. Oct. 12-16, 2012Greater Green Bay FSC
Central Pacific Murray, Utah Oct. 19-23, 2012Murray Silver Blades FSC
South Atlantic Wake Forest, N.C. Oct. 19-23, 2012Triangle FSC
Southwestern Centennial, Colo. Oct. 19-23, 2012Denver FSC/Colorado SC

2013 SectionalFigure Skating Championships

Eastern Hyannis, Mass. Nov. 9-13, 2012Yarmouth Ice Club
Midwestern Strongsville, Ohio Nov. 9-13, 2012Greater Cleveland Council of FSCs
Pacific Coast Provo, Utah Nov. 9-13, 2012Peaks FSC