Up for Bid: 2020 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships

By Connect Sports Staff, April 3, 2018

U.S. Figure Skating is currently seeking proposals to host its 2020 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships. The events draws more than 1,500 athletes, coaches and team managers from across the country. Here are the details:

Deadline to Bid: June 1, 2018

Preferred Dates: Feb. 19-23, 2020; Secondary Dates: Feb. 26-March 1, 2020

Venue Requirements: Seating for 4,000 – 6,000 and an ice sheet measuring at least 85’ x 185’; Large, indoor floor space to accommodate five 20’x20’ spaces for off-ice team warm ups.

Estimated Number of Attendees: 100 teams (8-20 members) across 14 levels. Ages range from 10 to 70.

Hotel Requirements: At least one “official” hotel in close proximity to the competition arena

Hotel Rate: $119 or less

Room Nights: 3,000

Economic Impact: More than $2 million

Click here for the entire RFP.

For more information, email Megan Romeo, Coordinator, Competitions, at mromeo@usfigureskating.org.

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