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2011 U.S. Championships "Summer Sizzler" promotion

All-Event Ticket Packages purchased in June will include free Skating Spectacular ticket

Michelle Kwan is the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history.
Michelle Kwan is the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history. (Lois Elfman)

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(06/03/2009) - Greensboro, N.C. - All-Event Ticket Packages for the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, N.C., purchased between June 1 and June 30 will include a free ticket to the event's Skating Spectacular as part of the newly announced "Summer Sizzler" promotion.

The U.S. Championships will be held Jan. 22-30, 2011, at the Greensboro Coliseum and will conclude with the Skating Spectacular, an exhibition featuring the newly crowned medalists in each division and other invited skaters.

By purchasing the All-Event Ticket Package, fans can enjoy all competition sessions as well as all practice sessions held at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex's Special Events Center.

All-Event Ticket Packages start at $225. Fans have the option to divide their purchase into four payments.

The All-Event Ticket Package may be purchased on the Web site. Purchases will be time-stamped, and seat locations will be assigned at a later date, based on the order in which the purchases were received (based on price level selected).

Approximately 250 skaters from across the United States will compete in novice, junior and senior level competition, with the event crowning 12 national champions in ladies, men's, pairs and ice dancing at all three levels.

The U.S. Figure Skating Championships, held annually since 1914, is the nation's most prestigious figure skating event and one of the most-televised and most-watched annual sporting events in the country. Past champions include Peggy Fleming, Dorothy Hamill, Scott Hamilton, Brian Boitano, Kristi Yamaguchi, Michelle Kwan and Sasha Cohen.

This offer applies to new ticket purchases made during the month of June and does not apply to group sales. Any orders purchased via mail must be postmarked no later than June 30.

- U.S. Figure Skating -
U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union. U.S. Figure Skating is comprised of more than 763 member clubs and Basic Skills Programs representing approximately 179,000 members. U.S. Figure Skating is charged with the development of the sport on all levels within the United States including athletes, officials, sanctioning of events and exhibitions, and establishing the rules and guidelines by which the sport is governed.