This Week in Team USA: March 20-26

This Week in Team USA: March 20-26

By Connect Sports Staff, March 20, 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 20-26.

USA Boxing

Event: Western Elite Qualifier & Regional Open Championships

This is an open tournament to males and females in the following divisions: PeeWee, Bantam, Intermediate, Junior, Youth, Elite. The West and East Coast Qualifying Tournaments will provide the pathway for the top two elite male and female boxers in each weight category to compete in the 2017 Elite National Championships in December.

When: March 20-25

Where: Albuquerque Convention Center

Participants: 361

Spectators: 1,000

Up for bid again: 2018

Streaming/Broadcast: Click here to watch the action.

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USA Synchro

Event: 2017 U.S. Collegiate Championships

The U.S. Collegiate Championships shows the best synchronized swimming college athletes. This year’s competition will be held at Ohio State where their state-of-the-art facilities will help propel the teams to showcase their talent. This competition, in particular, showcases a relationship that is built off of teamwork and dedication.

When: March 22-25

Where: Ohio State University; Columbus, Ohio

Participants: 175

Spectators: 300-500 in venue; 2,600+ online

Up for bid again: 2018

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U.S. Biathlon

Event: U.S. Biathlon National Championships

Top American biathletes of all ages gather for the National Championships.

When: March 24-26

Where: Vermont Army National Guard Ethan Allen Firing Range

Participants: 125

Spectators: 300

Up for bid again: April

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U.S. Soccer

Event: World Cup Qualifier – U.S. Men’s National Team vs. Honduras

U.S. Soccer has selected Avaya Stadium to host the critical FIFA World Cup Qualifier between the United States and Honduras on March 24 in San Jose.

When: March 24

Where: Avaya Stadium; San Jose, CA

Spectators: 18,000

Up for bid again: N/A

Streaming/Broadcast: Fox Sports 1

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