Free ticket offer for 2011 U.S. Championships available until June 30
(06/24/2009) - GREENSBORO, N.C. - There's still time to take advantage of the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships' "Summer Sizzler" ticket promotion available through June 30. The event will be held Jan. 22-30, 2011, at the Greensboro Coliseum. All-Event Ticket Packages purchased by June 30 will include a free ticket to the event's Skating Spectacular, an exciting exhibition featuring the newly crowned medalists in each category and other invited skaters. Fans that purchase the All-Event Ticket Package will receive tickets to all competition sessions as well as practice sessions held at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex's Special Events Center. Packages start at $225, and fans have the option of dividing their purchase into four installments. Fans can purchase an All-Event Ticket Package and, thus, qualify for the "Summer Sizzler" promotion at www.northcarolina2011.com. 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 only applies to new ticket purchases made during the month of June. The offer does not apply to group sales. Any orders purchased via mail must be postmarked no later than June 30.