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Greensboro to Host Figure Skating Championships in 2020

26 Jul, 2019


North Carolina 2020, Local Organizing Committee for the 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, announced that the 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championship is to be held January 20-26, 2020, at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, NC. Tickets may be purchased at ncskate2020.com, Ticketmaster.com, the Greensboro Coliseum Box Office and Ticketmaster’s charge-by-phone system at 1-800-745-3000.  

“The Championship Weekend Ticket Package is one of the most popular options for figure skating fans, “ said Hill Carrow, chairman of the Local Organizing Committee. “The Weekend Package includes five Senior-level competitive events and the Skating Spectacular, for a total of six premier ticketed sessions. For the best seats, fans should purchase their packages as early as possible.”

The Weekend Ticket Package features five competitive events featuring the top level of skating athletes in the country. Four of those events will be medal rounds, where national champions in Ladies, Men, Pairs, and Ice Dance will be crowned. Also included will be the Opening Ceremonies, Men's Short Program, and the Skating Spectacular. The Weekend Ticket Package sessions will include one session Friday night, January 24; 3 sessions on Saturday the 25th; and two sessions on Sunday, January 26."

The U.S. Figure Skating Championships, will be celebrating their 105th edition in North Carolina and its third edition in Greensboro. It is the nation's most prestigious figure skating event, with past champions including Michelle Kwan, Kristi Yamaguchi, Brian Boitano and Scott Hamilton. Champions will be crowned in ladies, men's, pairs and ice dance at the championship and junior levels of the U.S. Figure Skating competitive structure. Current senior national champions include Nathan Chen (Men), Alysa Liu (Ladies), Ashley Cain & Timothy LeDuc (Pairs), and Madison Hubbell & Zachary Donohue (Ice Dance).

The 2020 U.S. Championships will be broadcast live on NBC and streamed live on the Figure Skating Pass on NBC Sports Gold. Recent U.S. Championships were held in Saint Paul, Minnesota (2016), Kansas City, Missouri (2017), San Jose, California (2018), and Detroit (2019).

To purchase Weekend Ticket Packages, to receive 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships news and ticket alerts, and for more information, visit www.ncskate2020.com.

About U.S. Figure Skating: U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union. U.S. Figure Skating is comprised of more than 750 member clubs, collegiate clubs, school-affiliated clubs and more than 1,000 registered Learn to Skate USA programs representing more than 184,200 members. U.S. Figure Skating is charged with the development of the sport on all levels within the United States including athletes, officials, sanctioning of events and exhibitions, and establishing the rules and guidelines by which the sport is governed. For more information on U.S. Figure Skating, visit www.usfsa.org

About North Carolina 2020: North Carolina 2020 (NC 2020) is the local organizing committee for the 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships to be held in Greensboro, N.C. NC 2020 encompasses a collaborative team consisting of the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, the Greensboro Sports Foundation, the Greensboro Sports Commission, the Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau, Sports & Properties, Inc., and North Carolina Figure Skating. Official Local Sponsors of the 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships are Gold Sponsors: Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau, BB&T, Greensboro Coliseum Complex, and Cone Health; Silver Sponsor: Graphic Visual Solutions; Bronze Sponsors: The City of Greensboro, Vela Agency, and Trone Brand Energy; Official Sponsors: Ice Rink Events, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, and The Cemala Foundation; Official Supplier: Hagan Barrett Law Firm; Official Patron: Systel Business Equipment; Diamond Media Partner: WGHP-TV Fox8; and Platinum Media Partner: iHeart Media. For more information on North Carolina 2020 and the 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, visit www.ncskate2020.com.

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