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U.S. Figure Skating Championships Viewer's Guide

Tune in to last competition before announcement of U.S. Olympic team
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Reigning men's champion Nathan Chen will look to defend his title at the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. -Getty Images

The 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships kick off Friday, Dec. 29, with icenetwork providing live and on-demand coverage of all 10 days of competition from San Jose, California.

SCHEDULE

Icenetwork will broadcast live from the SAP Center and Solar4America Ice at San Jose. The live streaming schedule for the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships is below.

(All times are Eastern. Schedule is subject to change.)

Friday, Dec. 29 (Solar4America Ice at San Jose)
12:10 p.m. - Juvenile Girls Free Skate
1:45 p.m. - Juvenile Boys Free Skate
3:30 p.m. - Juvenile Pairs Free Skate
6:00 p.m. - Intermediate Pairs Short Program
7:45 p.m. - Intermediate Ladies Short Program
9:30 p.m. - Intermediate Men's Short Program

Saturday, Dec. 30 (Solar4America Ice at San Jose)
5:45 p.m. - Intermediate Pairs Free Skate
7:45 p.m. - Intermediate Ladies Free Skate
9:30 p.m. - Intermediate Men's Free Skate

Sunday, Dec. 31 (Solar4America Ice at San Jose)
1:30 p.m. - Juvenile Pattern Dance
10:00 p.m. - Junior Pairs Short Program
11:55 p.m. - Junior Ladies Short Program

Monday, Jan. 1 (Solar4America Ice at San Jose)
12:30 p.m. - Intermediate Pattern Dance
3:10 p.m. - Junior Men's Short Program
5:15 p.m. - Juvenile Free Dance
7:05 p.m. - Novice Pattern Dance
9:45 p.m. - Novice Pairs Short Program

Tuesday, Jan. 2 (SAP Center)
3:30 p.m. - Junior Pairs Free Skate
10:50 p.m. - Junior Ladies Free Skate

Tuesday, Jan. 2 (Solar4America Ice at San Jose)
11:50 a.m. - Novice Ladies Short Program
1:30 p.m. - Novice Men's Short Program
3:10 p.m. - Intermediate Free Dance
6:30 p.m. - Novice Pairs Free Skate
9:15 p.m. - Novice Free Dance

Wednesday, Jan. 3 (SAP Center)
1:15 p.m. - Junior Men's Free Skate
9:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony
9:35 p.m. - Senior Ladies Short Program*

Wednesday, Jan. 3 (Solar4America Ice at San Jose)
11:15 a.m. - Novice Ladies Free Skate
4:00 p.m. - Junior Short Dance
6:15 p.m. - Novice Men's Free Skate

Thursday, Jan. 4 (SAP Center)
12:50 p.m. - Junior Free Dance
3:50 p.m. - Senior Pairs Short Program
8:30 p.m. - Senior Men's Short Program

Friday, Jan. 5 (SAP Center)
3:50 p.m. - Senior Short Dance
6:45 p.m. - Senior Ladies Free Skate*

Saturday, Jan. 6 (SAP Center)
2:40 p.m. - Senior Pairs Free Skate
7:00 p.m. - Senior Men's Free Skate

Sunday, Jan. 7 (SAP Center)
3:30 p.m. - Senior Free Dance

The Smucker's Skating Spectacular, which will take place Sunday, Jan. 7, at 9:15 p.m. ET, will be available on-demand ONLY starting Tuesday, Jan. 16, at noon ET.

*The on-ice recognition ceremony for the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will take place Friday, Jan. 5, during the senior ladies free skate and be streamed live for Season Pass subscribers.

ANNOUNCERS

Icenetwork's announcing team will be headed up by Mike Mancuso, who will handle the play-by-play duties. Joining Mancuso in the booth will be Olympic gold medalist Charlie White, three-time U.S. champion Michael Weiss, 2007 U.S. champion Brooke Castile and five-time U.S. medalist Tonia Kwiatkowski.

BACKSTAGE COVERAGE

In addition to broadcasting the competition, icenetwork will provide FREE behind-the-scenes video to all registered users beginning Wednesday, Jan. 3. This coverage will include live segments from the icenetwork ICE Desk, press conferences, technical analysis, interviews, special features and more. Nick McCarvel will serve as host of the ICE Desk. The rest of icenetwork's backstage team will consist of White, Weiss and Castile.

During the senior-level events, icenetwork will provide live technical analysis via Prudential Skate Radio on the backstage stream and on the icenetwork app (for iOS, download here). This audio feed will feature the following experts breaking down all the performances from a technical perspective:

- Jimmie Santee, executive director of the Professional Skaters Association
- Charlie Cyr, former international judge who now serves as the ISU's sports director for figure skating
- Julia Rey, ISU-level technical specialist for ice dance

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ICE Desk Schedule

(All times are Eastern. Schedule is subject to change.)

Wednesday, Jan. 3
• Prior to the ladies short program at approximately 9:15 p.m.
• Following the ladies short program at approximately 1 a.m. (Thursday, Jan. 4)

Thursday, Jan. 4
• Prior to the pairs short program at approximately 3:40 p.m.
• Following the pairs short program at approximately 6:30 p.m.
• Prior to the men's short program at approximately 8:15 p.m.
• Following the men's short program at approximately 11:55 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 5
• Prior to the short dance at approximately 3:35 p.m.
• Following the short dance/prior to the ladies free skate at approximately 6:15 p.m.
• During the ice resurface between groups 2 and 3 of the ladies free skate at approximately 8:50 p.m.
• Following the ladies free skate at approximately 11:15 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 6
• Prior to the pairs free skate at approximately 2:30 p.m.
• Following the pairs free skate at approximately 6:10 p.m.
• Prior to the men's free skate at approximately 6:30 p.m.
• Following the men's free skate at approximately 11:10 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 7
• Prior to the free dance at approximately 3:15 p.m.
• Following the free dance at approximately 6:10 p.m.

Press Conference Schedule

(All times are Eastern. Schedule is subject to change.)

Wednesday, Jan. 3
• U.S. Figure Skating President's Press Conference at approximately 7 p.m.
• Following the senior ladies short program at approximately 1:15 a.m. (Thursday, Jan. 4)

Thursday, Jan. 4
• Following the senior pairs short program at approximately 6:45 p.m.
• Following the senior men's short program at approximately 12:15 a.m. (Friday, Jan. 5)

Friday, Jan. 5
• Following the senior short dance at approximately 6:35 p.m.
• Following the senior ladies free skate at approximately 11:25 p.m. (Saturday, Jan. 6)

Saturday, Jan. 6
• U.S. Olympic team announcement (ladies) at approximately 2 p.m.
• Following the senior pairs free skate at approximately 6:20 p.m.
• Following the senior men's free skate at approximately 11:25 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 7
• U.S. Olympic team announcement (men's) at approximately 11:15 a.m.
• U.S. Olympic team announcement (pairs) at approximately 12:45 p.m.
• Following the senior free dance at approximately 6:15 p.m.
• U.S. Olympic team announcement (dance) at approximately 8:55 p.m.