Sites Announced for 2013, '14 Adult Qualifying Competitions

(8/8/12) - U.S. Figure Skating announced today the sites for the 2013 and '14 adult skating qualifying competitions, including Scottsdale, Ariz., as the host of the 2013 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships, and Hyannis, Mass., as the host of the 2014 U.S. Adult Championships.

The U.S. Adult Championships, which have been held annually for 18 years, traditionally features upward of 450 skaters competing in more than 170 events.

Competitors at the U.S. Adult Championships are divided into five age groups (21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61+) and two tracks (masters and adults). Events are held in singles, pairs, ice dancing and interpretive. Skaters qualify for the championship and championship gold events at the U.S. Adult Championships by placing in the top four at one of three sectional championships.

Icenetwork.com provides on-demand video coverage of the U.S. Adult Championships for Season Pass subscribers and features results, recaps and photos as part of the site's free content.

2013 ADULT SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Event

Host City

Dates

Host Skating Club

2013 Eastern Adult Sectional

Ellenton, Fla.

March 8-10, 2013

Southwest Florida FSC

2013 Midwestern Adult Sectional

City of St. Louis Park, Minn.

March 8-10, 2013

FSC of Minneapolis

2013 Pacific Coast Adult Sectional

Pasadena, Calif.

March 8-10, 2013

Pasadena FSC

2013 U.S. ADULT FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Event

Host City

Dates

Host Skating Club

2013 U.S. Adult Championships

Scottsdale, Ariz.

April 9-13, 2013

Coyotes SC of Arizona

2014 ADULT SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Event

Host City

Dates

Host Skating Club

2014 Eastern Adult Sectional

Wayne, N.J.

March 7-9, 2014

North Jersey FSC

2014 Midwestern Adult Sectional

Strongsville, Ohio

March 7-9, 2014

Brooklyn FSC of Ohio

2014 Pacific Coast Adult Sectional

Ontario, Calif.

March 7-9, 2014

All Year FSC

2014 U.S. ADULT FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Event

Host City

Dates

Host Skating Club

2014 U.S. Adult Championships

Hyannis, Mass.

April 8-12, 2014

Yarmouth Ice Club