USA Roller Sports Coming to Spokane
16 Jul, 2019
USA Rollersports National Championships will be held in Spokane, Washington, from July 17-August 7.
Information can be found at the following links:
*** (A more detailed schedule will be available after the Speed Regional Championships have concluded)
Practice at the 2019 National Championships
Open Practice:Open Practice will be available for figures and loops only. It will be on a concrete floor and there will be no cost this year. There will be only a limited number of figures and loops available.
Private Practice: Private Practice will not be available at the venue this year. You may contact near by rinks to see if they will be able to accommodate any private practice times. There are 3 rinks in the area:
Pattisons North; 11309 N Mayfair Rd, Spokane, WA
Roller Valley Skate & Event Ctr; 9415 E 4th Ave, Spokane, WA
Skate Plaza; 5685 N Pioneer Dr, Coeur D’Aleine, Idaho
National Championship Spectator Fees and Parking
Spectator Fees for the 2019 National Championships:
$15 per day or one may purchase a multi-day pass and save $5 per day. Packages will be available for 3, 5 and 7 day increments at at $30, $50 and $70.
Registered athletes entered to compete, USARS coaches, approved National Championship officials, staff and vendors along with Children Under 7, Active Military, and RSA Rink Owners will incur no admission fee to attend. But, must possess event credentials or be issued wristbands at the registration desk to advance past the event entrance and security.
To date there is no information available for the parking fees per day, as they range depending on garages, lot locations and other events happening at the same time. But, for planning purposes $10-$15 is the traditional range. In and Out privileges, if permitted, also varies depending on the garage, lot location and event date.
A Day in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho: While you’re in Spokane, be sure to leave some time to explore Lake Coeur d’Alene. Just a quick 40-minute easy drive from Spokane, Coeur d’Alene is known for its iconic beauty, countless waterfront activities, and pristine golf courses. There is no better way to spend a summer day than on the water, hiking trails or exploring all the adventures Coeur d’Alene have to offer.
Silverwood Theme Park: A theme park near Spokane? You bet. Silverwood is unlike any other theme park you’ve been to. Nestled in the mountains of North Idaho, it is truly unique. From waterpark to thrill rides to historic train rides through the forest, it has something for everyone. Check it out.
An Evening with a View, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars: Competition will be tough and you’ll need some time to relax. Summer evenings can be spent no better way than wine tasting at the Arbor Crest Wine Cellars. Not only is it one of the best views of the city but there is live music on Thursdays and Sundays. Home to award winning wines, panoramic views of Spokane, and charming gardens, Arbor Crest is something you don’t want to miss out on. Ages 21+ only
Green Bluff Growers: Just a few minutes from downtown Spokane, you’ll find yourself in Green Bluff, a community of small family farms and orchards who open their doors to locals and visitors. You’ll find “u-pick” produce, and little orchard eateries, breweries and gift shops offering locally sourced gifts and goods. The kiddos will love many of the farms petting zoos, wagon or tractor rides. Map out all the different farms before you go to make the most out of your day on the “Bluff”. You’ll be just in time for famous Washington cherries!
Manito Park: Only have a short break from competition? Spokane is home to many recreational parks with playgrounds, beautifully manicured grounds and picturesque gardens. A favorite among the locals is Manito Park, situated in the south part of the city, just a few minutes’ drive from the Convention Center. Known for their five gardens, greenhouse conservatory, duck pond, and Japanese gardens, this park makes for a perfect afternoon. Grab a picnic lunch and enjoy.