Adult figure skaters will compete in Colorado Springs, Colorado from March 4 through March 6, 2016 at the 2016 Adult Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships which will take place at Sertich Ice Center. The Centennial 7k Skating Club will host the event. Some of the competitors will be trying to qualify for the 2016 U.S. Adult figure skating championships.
The Adult Midwestern Figure Skating Championships is one of four annual and official adult figure skating competitions sponsored by US Figure Skating. The other official events are the Adult Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships, the Adult Pacific Coast Sectional Figure Skating Championships, and the U.S. Adult Championships which is nicknamed “Adult Nationals.”
The adult sectional figure skating competitions include a “Championship” event. Championship event competitors compete with the goal of placing in the top four at sectionals in order to qualify for “Adult Nationals.” In addition to the Championship events, non-qualifying open events are held at adult sectional competitions.
After the competition concludes, some of the competitors competing in Colorado Springs will join the 7k International Skating Academy in Monument, Colorado for an adult figure skating seminar from Monday, March 7 through Wednesday, March 9. At the “7k Adult Getaway,” the 7k Skating Academy’s coaching staff will offer sessions for adult figure skaters on jump technique and spin development, choreography and expression, program components, off-ice training, and program critiques and styling.
Icenetwork.com will show on-demand videos of the qualifying events, but those who would like to see the competition live and in-person can attend the competition at Sertich Ice Center. Admission for spectators is $10 per day.
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