U.S. Championships News – DAY 5: Sat. Jan 25/2020 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex

Posted by Press Release on January 25, 2020 at 12:13 pm under Amateur | Read the First Comment

U.S. Championships News – DAY 5: Sat. Jan 25

Championship Weekend continues today at the 2020 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, with three major events and the final day of FanFest!

TICKETS:
Reigning World Champion, Nathan Chen, takes to the ice for the first time in the Men’s Short Program today at 1:30pm while Champions will be crowned and medals awarded to the top Pairs Skaters in the 6pm session, and the top Ice Dancers in the 9:30pm session. Good seats are still available. To get tickets for these or any of the other Championship Weekend competitions, go to ncskate2020.com or click here.

COMPETITION:
*Yesterday: Senior Ladies competition ended with the current champion, Alysa Liu, defending her crown. Also, Opening Ceremonies, produced by Danielle Logano, featuring young skaters from across the Carolinas and Olympic & National Champion skaters Paul Wylie and Rachel Flatt, wowed the audience with a performance for the ages!
*Medalists: Champions were crowned and medals awarded as follows:

Championship Ladies
1. Alysa Liu (St. Moritz ISC) – 235.52 (2, 1)
2. Mariah Bell (Rocky Mountain FSC) – 225.21 (3, 2)
3. Bradie Tennell (Skokie Valley SC) – 220.86 (1, 3)
4. Karen Chen (Peninsula SC) – 193.65 (5, 4)
*Today’s Events: 1:30pm Championship Men’s Short Program, 6:00pm Championship Pairs Free Skate, 9:30pm Championship Free Dance
*TV Broadcasts: 2:30-4:30pm Championship Men’s Short Program on NBC (live), and 8-11pm Championship Pairs Free Skate and Championship Free Dance on NBC Sports Network (live)

FANFEST
*Today: FanFest opens at 10am and remains open until 6pm
— Victory Ceremonies: Plaque presentations and photos
10:15am: Senior Ladies Medalists
— Live performances: 10am-2pm: Anna & Elsa from Frozen – Meet & greet, face
painting, tattoos, photos, autographs and maybe even ice skating by Anna!!
— Kids Zone: Magic, balloon twisting, face painting, and more with Paul Spring
— Game Zone: Roll N Gamez Video Game Trailer
— Music: 4:30-5:30pm Dana Bearror
5:30-6:00pm Recording artist Elizabeth South as Elsa singing songs from Frozen
— Skating Demonstrations: 12-12:30pm with Paul Wylie
12:30-1:00pm with Danielle Logano
5-5:30pm with Danielle Logano
— Something Unique: 11:00am-12pm and 4:30-5:30pm: Benny the Ice Skating Dog on the Mini-Rink.
After each performance Benny will pose for photos with fans.

Contest Winners from Yesterday’s Drawing:
*Skating Spectacular Tickets: Paula Harris, Raleigh, NC
*Official T-shirt: Kendall Bryant, Bunn, NC
*Official Lapel Pin: Jagger Rogers, Atlanta, GA

Note to Winners: If you win Skating Spectacular tickets: They will be at Will Call in your name by this afternoon (Sat. Jan 25); for winners of T-shirts and lapel pins, those items will be at the FanFest entry desk beginning this morning, and if not picked up by Saturday, will be mailed to you.


  • Jan Mentzik said,

    The performance of Disney Princess Elsa by Elizabeth South (www.elizabethsouth.com) was soo great!!!