What: The USS Short Track Age Group National Championships are taking place at the Olympic Center in the newly modernized 1932 Jack Shea Arena this week. Short track speed skating is a sport that tests the speed, technical skating ability, and aggressiveness of its competitors. Nationally qualified speed skaters from across the country will race in all age groups, Junior A+ through Junior D, plus Masters. In competitions, multiple skaters (groups – typically between four and six) skate on an oval ice track. The Age Group Nationals will consist of 500m, 777m, 1000m, 1500m distances with men and women competing.
When: Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3.
Where: Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY inside the 1932 Jack Shea Arena.
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- Friday, April 1 | Junior D – 1000M, Junior C – Masters 1500m
- Morning Session | 8:50 am – 1000m Qualifying Rounds, 1500m Qualifying Rounds
- Afternoon Session |1:30 pm – 1000m Finals, 1500 Finals, Jr C-D Mixed Team 2K Relay
- Approximate end of day 4:15 pm
- Saturday, April 2 | Junior D – Master 500m
- Morning Session | 9:00 am – 500m Qualifying Rounds
- Afternoon Session |1:00 pm – 500m Finals, Women 3K Relay, Men 3K Relay
- Approximate end of day 3:30 pm
- Sunday, April 3 | Junior D – 777m, Junior C – Master 1000m
- Morning Session | 9:00 am – 777m, 1000m Qualifying Rounds
- Afternoon Session |1:45 pm – 777m, 1000m Finals
- Approximate end of day 3:45 pm
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Additional Details: This exciting event is the culmination of a series of eight major events hosted by ORDA through March and into April.