All-Session Tickets on Sale for 2018 Skate America
(3/29/18) - All-session tickets for 2018 Skate America are on sale now. Skate America, the first of six stops in the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, will take place Oct. 19-21 at Angel Of The Winds Arena in Everett, Washington.
All-session ticket packages, which include access to all five sessions and practice sessions, start at $125 and are available at www.2018skateamerica.com/tickets, the Angel Of The Winds Arena box office, or by calling 1-866-332-8499. Additional taxes and fees may apply.
Skate America will feature three days of competition in ladies, men's, pairs and ice dance. The men's and pairs short programs are set for Friday, Oct. 19. The ladies short program and short dance, along with the pairs and men's free skates, will take place Saturday, Oct. 20. Competition concludes Sunday, Oct. 21, with the free dance and ladies free skate. The Skating Spectacular, an exhibition of champions, medalists and invited guests, will take place Sunday evening.
The lineup of athletes competing will be confirmed and announced summer 2018. Past Skate America titlists include five-time World champion and two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan and Olympic champions Kristi Yamaguchi, Scott Hamilton, Evan Lysacek and Meryl Davis and Charlie White.
Other stops on the Grand Prix Series include Skate Canada International, Cup of China, Rostelecom Cup, Internationaux de France and NHK Trophy. Skaters earn points throughout the Grand Prix Series to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final each December. The 2018 Grand Prix Final will be held Dec. 6-9, in Vancouver, Canada.
2018 Skate America Schedule
Friday, Oct. 19
Ticket Session 1 – Pairs short program and men’s short program
Saturday, Oct. 20
Ticket Session 2 – Pairs free skate and men’s free skate
Ticket Session 3 – Ladies short program and short dance
Sunday, Oct. 21
Ticket Session 4 – Free dance and ladies free skate
Ticket Session 5 – Skating Spectacular