2018 PRUDENTIAL U.S. FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS EVENTS
400 of the top athletes in the United States will come to San Jose to compete for U.S. titles over 9 days of competition. The U.S. Championships will feature competition in five levels (juvenile, intermediate, novice, junior and senior) and in all four disciplines of the sport: Men, Ladies, Pairs and Ice Dance.
Qualifying competitors, please check back here for a updated Championships Schedule mid-December.
Friday, January 5, 2018
Hall of Fame Reception
Location: Fairmont, San Jose
About: Help U.S. Figure Skating congratulate the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees! The U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame is where the greatest names in the history of the sport are honored. Induction into the Hall of Fame is considered the highest achievement an American figure skater can attain. Enjoy drinks and appetizers while mingling with U.S. Figure Skating royalty.
This year’s inductees are Michael Weiss, Kyoko Ina & John Zimmerman, Claire Ferguson and Sarah Kawahara. Peter Burrows (Class of 2017) will be honored posthumously. In addition to the evening’s program, each attendee will receive two drink tickets (beer/wine), a selection of hors d’oeuvres and a commemorative gift. Click here to get your tickets today.
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Toyota Ride and Drive + Learn to Skate USA SkateFest
Location: Kristi Yamaguchi’s Downtown Ice, presented by Toyota
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Toyota and Learn to Skate USA are joining together to bring SkateFest to San Jose! Free and open to the public, SkateFest provides the opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to participate in free group lessons based on their experience levels. Don’t be shy! First-time skaters encouraged! Free skating lessons will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, and rental skates are available at no charge. On-site registration will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6. Advance registration will open on Dec. 17. Space is limited.
While you’re at the rink, check out the Toyota Ride and Drive Event! Have you ever wanted to test drive a Prius or another Toyota Vehicle? Come to Downtown Ice and take a spin! Toyota is even offering those who test drive one of their vehicles a gift! Visit www.downtownicesj.com for more information
Team USA WinterFest, Presented by Hershey
Location: Arena Green Park (Across the street from SAP Center on the corner of Santa Clara St. & N. Autumn Street)
Time: 3:00 – 8:00 PM
About: Join the United States Olympic Committee for winter sports Team USA athletes meet and greets, interactive experiences and more on the road to the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Special appearances by select members of Team USA figure skaters and skating legends throughout the day!
Memorial Fund Reception, honoring Dick Button, Peggy Fleming, Brian Boitano & Tara Lipinski
Location: Regency Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel
Time: 9PM - 12AM
Come celebrate the Olympic championship anniversaries of four of U.S. Figure Skating's greatest legends! Dick Button, Peggy Fleming, Brian Boitano and Tara Lipinski will be honored. Enjoy drinks and appetizers as well a program designed to honor these figure skating icons. All proceeds to benefit the U.S. Figure Skating Memorial Fund. For tickets, please click here.
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Friends of Figure Skating Brunch
Location: South Club, SAP Center
Mix and mingle with some of your favorite figure skaters while enjoying a casual, buffet-style brunch. The brunch will be hosted by a special keynote speaker with plenty of opportunities to get pictures and autographs This event is exclusive to Friends of Figure Skating Members, but you can join today for only $50. Learn more about the Friends of Figure Skating at www.FriendsofFigureSkating.com. More ticket information coming in early December.
Destination PyeongChang Send Off Event
Location: Regency Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel
Time: 8:30 – 11:30PM
Join U.S. Figure Skating in honoring the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Olympic Team! Our newest Olympians will be introduced to their biggest fans by our Olympic champions. Be there for a very special moment as fans and alumni cheer on our 2018 Olympians before they head to PyeongChang. All proceeds to benefit the Destination PyeongChang Family Tree program.