US SPEEDSKATING and Saratoga Winter Club Present
Short Track Age Class National Championships
American Cup #3
March 23 - 25, 2018
at the Weibel Ave Ice Rink
This event is FREE! There is no charge to watch the races!
You watched the Short Track excitement at the Olympics - Nascar on ice! Now it's your chance to see it up close!
225 skaters will descend on Saratoga Ice Rink to compete for National Titles. This is the largest nationally attended meet of the year and provides an opportunity for you to cheer and support future Olympians and your legendary Saratoga Winter Club!
Competitors include skaters from all over the USA vying for National Age-group titles, as well as Am Cup skaters who are the top skaters in the country competing this weekend for 2 women's, and 2 men's spots on the Fall World Cup Team. We'll also be visited by several 2018 Olympic competitors who will greet fans on Saturday! We'll have a large crowd of spectators and you can be a part of the excitement!
If you can only come for a short while, join us for the Saturday Night Extravaganza! Music! Lights! Action! You'll see the fastest skating of the weekend with the 500 meter sprints and the 3000 meter relays. 5:00-8:00pm.
On top of all that--there will also be a tasty Food Truck Festival on-site! Details coming...
Friday 8:00am – 8:30pm Races
Saturday 10:00am – 8:00pm Races
11:00am Ice-Cut Food Truck Festival Starts
Olympian Presentations Saturday:
3:00pm Olympian: Vision to Execution
Presented by Carlijn Schoutens &
3:45pm Equipment & Work-Out
Show and Tell
4:30pm Meet & Greet & Autographs
5:00pm - 8:00pm Saturday Night Extravaganza!
Speed, Music, LIghts, Action!
500m Sprints, 3,000m Relays
6:30pm Ice-Cut Food Truck Festival Ends
Sunday 8:30am – 2:30pm Races
Detailed Race Schedule and Practice Times are here.
Skaters please make sure you pick up your helmet cover on Thursday, March 22 between 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the ice rink. If you are unable to be there in person, please designate someone to pick up your helmet cover for you. We will not collect a deposit but will rely on each skater to return their helmet cover in the heat box at conclusion of their competition.
Volunteer Info is here.
Alumni Reunion info is here
2018 US Short Track Age Group National Championships
ST AmCup 3