This Week in Team USA: March 13-19

By Connect Sports Staff, March 13, 2017

Connect Sports is excited to present to you the latest events in the world of Team USA. Here is what to look for March 13-19.


Event: Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals at Aspen

Aspen Snowmass is proud to be selected to host one of the most prestigious events on the Audi FIS Alpine World CupL the 2017 World Cup Finals. The Finals will be the first outside Europe since 1997 and the return of men’s World Cup in Aspen for first time since 2001.

When: March 15-19

Where: Aspen Mountain

Participants: 150

Spectators: 9,500 in venue; 1,500 online

Up for bid again: Now

Streamed/Broadcast Information: NBC Live Extra and NBCSN

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USA Weightlifting

Event: 2017 American Open Series 1

The is is the first event is the first in USA Weightlifting’s newAmerican Open Series, feature Open, Masters, Youth and Junior competitions. It also acts as a qualification event for the 2017 Pan American Championships. The event is held adjacent to the USA Judo Scholastic Championships in the same building.

When: March 16-19

Where: Reno-Sparks Convention Center; Reno, Nevada

Participants: 700

Spectators: 500 in venue; 40,000+ online.

Up for bid again: Spring 2017

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Holly Anderson, a key player in the sports tourism industry for more than a decade, has been promoted to lead Connect Sports.

Connect Sports and SportsPittsburgh and proud to announced the 2019 Game Changers—event professionals who continue to drive sports tourism forward.

U.S. Figure Skating is currently seeking proposals to host its 2021 Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships. RFPs are due Sept. 30.

Legendary triathlete and coach Siri Lindley will discuss her experiences and insight at Connect Sports as part of the speaker showcase.

Interim Director Craig Campbell says St. Pete/Clearwater Sports & Events is turning its focus to the community’s No. 1 resource: the beach.