(1/13/20) - The 2020 U.S. Synchronized Skating Qualifying Season begins on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, with the Eastern, Midwestern and Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships. Over 300 teams across 14 divisions (preliminary, pre-juvenile, open juvenile, juvenile, intermediate, novice, junior, senior, collegiate, adult, masters, open collegiate, open adult, open masters) are expected to compete.
The top placing teams from juvenile through senior, collegiate, adult and masters will qualify to compete at the 2020 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships set for Feb. 26-29 in Providence, Rhode Island. The 2020 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships is the final qualifying event before U.S. Figure Skating selects the 2020 World Team at the conclusion of the event. The chosen teams will compete at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2020 in Lake Placid, New York. The 2020 World Junior Team will be named prior to the start of U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships and will compete in Nottingham, Great Britain.
NBC Sports Gold will feature on-demand coverage of all junior and collegiate competitions at the sectional championships. It will also air live coverage of the junior, senior and collegiate competitions at U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships. All Figure Skating Pass subscribers can tune in on NBCSportsGold.com.
All preliminary, pre-juvenile, open juvenile, open adult, open masters, open collegiate, juvenile, intermediate, novice, adult and masters footage from the sectional championships will be available on-demand on the U.S. Figure Skating Fan Zone. At the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, the juvenile, intermediate, novice, adult and masters events will be shown live on the Fan Zone, as well as live results for each event.