Categories for Figure Skating

News Release – Portland selected to host 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships

U.S. Figure Skating announced the selection of Portland, Oregon, as the host city for the 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships February 22-24, 2018. Competition will be held at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The event, which has been held every year since 1984, plays host to the top synchronized skating teams in the country. Over 1,600 competitors from nearly 100 teams will descend on Portland for five days to vie for…

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Portland to Host 2016 Midwestern & Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships

This January, more than 100 synchronized skating teams will travel to Portland for the 2016 Midwestern and Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. This is U.S. Figure Skating’s largest annual event and one of the largest synchronized skating events in the world. The event is slated to run January 27-31, 2016, with tickets going on sale October 17 at rosequarter.com. The event is being organized locally…

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Skate America tickets now on sale

U.S. Figure Skating announced today that individual session tickets for 2010 Skate America are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the Rose Garden Box Office by calling 877.789.7673 or online at www.2010skateamerica.com. The competition, presented by U.S. Figure Skating, the Oregon Sports Authority and the Rose Garden, with support from Travel Portland, will take place Nov. 11-14 at the Rose Garden, which also served as the site of…

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Star-studded lineup to compete at 2010 Skate America in Portland

Medalists from three of the four disciplines at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games will take the ice at 2010 Skate America, to be held Nov. 11-14 at the Rose Garden. Leading the way are American ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who captured the silver in Vancouver. The pairs field is highlighted by two-time World champions and Olympic bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany. Reigning World…

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Skaters announced for 2010 Skate America at the Rose Garden

The International Skating Union (ISU) and U.S. Figure Skating announced Sunday the skater selections for the 2010 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 22-24 with the NHK Trophy in Nagoya, Japan. The Grand Prix Series, which enters its 16th season, incorporates six prestigious international figure skating competitions as a unified point-scoring series that awards prize money to eligible skaters. At the conclusion of the six…

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All-event packages for 2010 Skate America now on sale

U.S. Figure Skating announced today that reservations are now being taken for the 2010 Skate America All-Session Ticket Packages. The international event is one of six stops in the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. All-Session Ticket Packages include tickets to all competitive sessions as well as a pass to all practice sessions. All-Session Ticket Package holders will also have the option of securing the same…

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Possible figure skating payoff keeps PDX on its toes

The City of Roses will play host this November to international figure skating competition Skate America in hopes of getting a shot at getting the National Championships back after five years. The national was the last major figure skating event in Oregon. The week-long competition brought in about $15 million to $20 million to local businesses, say skating officials, who also estimate the three-day Skate America competition in November will…

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Portland selected to host 2010 Skate America

U.S. Figure Skating announced today the selection of Portland as the host city for 2010 Skate America. The international event is one of six stops in the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. The competition, presented by U.S. Figure Skating, the Oregon Sports Authority and the Rose Garden, with support from Travel Portland, will take place Nov. 11-14 at the Rose Garden Arena, which also served…

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Portland bidding for figure skating championships

Portland is on the verge of landing an important sporting event, as it is one of four cities bidding on the 2010 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The 2010 event takes place Jan. 13-24 and serves as a de facto U.S. Olympic trials. The top two placers in ladies, men, pairs and ice dancing earn a berth on the U.S. squad for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C. Members of…

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