Cleveland Ohio will host the 2009 US Figure Skating Championships on January 18 - 25, 2009. The event, held annually since 1914, is the most prestigious event in US figure skating. The competitions will be held at Quicken Loans Arena and Cleveland Public Hall. More information on the event will be posted as it becomes available.
What are the US Figure Skating Championships?:
The US Figure Skating Championships is the most prestigious event in the US figure skating calendar, drawing over 1500 skaters, coaches, and officials. Participants quality to skate in a series of regional events. The top skaters in this competition go on the compete in the World Figure Skating Championships.
The 2009 Championships:
The 2009 US Figure Skating Championships, was held in Cleveland January 16 - 25, 2009, and named 12 champions -- in Ladies, Mens, Paris, and Ice Dancing, in Junior, Senior, and Novice categories. The events were held at Quicken Loans Arena, with Cleveland Public Hall as a back-up venue.
Hotels near Quicken Loans Arena:
The Hilton Inn Gateway (check rates) is located just across Carnegie Avenue from Quicken Loans Arena. Other downtown hotels, such as the Cleveland Renaissance (check rates) and the Ritz Carlton (check rates) are located within a short walk of the field. For a less expensive option, try one of the hotels at the I-77 and Rockside Rd. interchange, such as the Days Inn Independence (check rates).