‘This is where Olympians are born,’ Wichita to host U.S. Figure Skating Championships

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Visit Wichita announced on Tuesday that Intrust Bank Arena will be hosting the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 2025.

It’s the first time the competition is held in the state of Kansas, and it will be from Jan. 20 to Jan. 26, 2025.

“U.S. Figure Skating’s selection of Wichita to host this prestigious competition is an honor for the entire state,” Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland said. “While these elite athletes showcase their talent on the ice, Kansas will be on full display to the skating community around the world.”

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Visit Wichita said U.S. champions will be crowned in Wichita in the women’s, men’s, pairs and ice dance events at both the junior and senior levels. Novice pairs and ice dancers will also be contested.

“This is where Olympians are born. So right here on what will be ice, will not only be members of past Olympic teams that you already know and love, but will be future Olympians,” Tracy Marek, CEO of U.S. Figure Skating, said.

“The U.S. Championship is such, such a special event for us. It is the one time of year where top skaters from across the country compete against one another. What makes this event even more special this coming year is it is the start of our Olympic run,” Jason Brown, Olympic medalist, said.

Tickets for the 2025 Prevagen U.S. Figure Skating Championships will go on sale on the following dates:

  • Thursday, May 16: All session tickets and hotel packages

  • Thursday, July 11: Weekend tickets

  • Thursday, Sept. 19: Championship single-session tickets

  • Thursday, Dec. 5: Junior single-session tickets

Visit Wichita said the economic impact from the event will generate roughly $8 million in host markets.

Some of the competitions will be broadcast on NBC and KSN.

Watch the full announcement below:

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