Skate America Las Vegas 2021
October 22 @ 8:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm
Single-session tickets for 2021 Guaranteed Rate Skate America go on sale Friday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. ET. Skate America®, the first of six stops in the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, will take place Oct 22-24, 2021, at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
Ticket pricing starts at $32 and are available at 2021skateamerica.com, OrleansArena.com or by calling 1-800-982-2787. Fees may apply. See below for session details. In addition to single-session tickets, fans will also be able to purchase an all-session package.
This is the third consecutive year the event will be staged in Las Vegas, with The Orleans Arena hosting for the first time in 2019. The 2020 event was held without spectators in a bubble environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Skate America® will feature three days of action in women’s, men’s, pairs and ice dance. The pairs and men’s short programs are set for Friday, Oct. 22. Saturday’s competition will feature the pairs and men’s free skate, rhythm dance and women’s short program. The event concludes Sunday, Oct. 24, with the free dance, women’s free skate and the Skating Spectacular, an exhibition of champions, medalists and invited guests.
The event will be headlined by the United States’ three-time reigning World champion Nathan Chen, two-time U.S. champion Bradie Tennell, reigning U.S. pairs champions Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier, and three-time World medalist ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue. 2018 U.S. Olympic Team members Vincent Zhou and Madison Chock and Evan Bates will also compete at Skate America®. Past titlists include Chen, five-time World champion and two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan, and Olympic champions Kristi Yamaguchi, Scott Hamilton, Evan Lysacek, and Meryl Davis and Charlie White.
Other stops on the Grand Prix Series include Skate Canada International, the Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Italy, NHK Trophy, Internationaux de France and Rostelecom Cup. Skaters earn points throughout the Grand Prix Series to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final each December. The 2021 Grand Prix Final will be held Dec. 9-12, in Osaka, Japan.
2021 Guaranteed Rate Skate America Schedule (subject to change; all times local)
Friday, Oct. 22
Ticket Session 1: Pairs short program and men’s short program – 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 23
Ticket Session 2: Pairs free skate and men’s free skate – 1:40 p.m.
Ticket Session 3: Rhythm dance and women’s short program – 6:15 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 24
Ticket Session 4: Free dance and women’s free skate – 11 a.m.
Ticket Session 5: Skating Spectacular – 6:30 p.m.
U.S. Lineup at 2021 Guaranteed Rate Skate America (subject to change)
Women: Amber Glenn, Audrey Shin, Bradie Tennell
Men: Nathan Chen, Yaroslav Paniot, Vincent Zhou
Pairs: Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson, Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier, Chelsea Liu and Danny O’Shea
Ice dance: Molly Cesanek and Yehor Yehorov, Madison Chock and Evan Bates, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue
International Lineup at 2021 Guaranteed Rate Skate America (subject to change)
Women: Satoko Miyahara (JPN), Kaori Sakamoto (JPN), Yuhana Yokoi (JPN), Ekaterina Kurakova (POL), Yelim Kim (KOR), Young You (KOR), Kseniia Sinitsyna (RUS), Alexandra Trusova (RUS), Daria Usacheva (RUS)
Men: Nam Nguyen (CAN), Michal Brezina (CZE), Kevin Amyoz (FRA), Adam Siao Him Fa (FRA), Daniel Grassl (ITA), Shun Sato (JPN), Shoma Uno (JPN), Artur Danielian (RUS), Daniil Samsonov (RUS)
Pairs: Evelyn Walsh/Trennt Michaud (CAN), Riku Miura/Ryuichi Kihara (JPN), Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii (RUS), Alina Pepeleva/Roman Pleshkov (RUS), Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS)
Ice dance: Laurence Fournier Beaudry/Nikolaj Sorensen (CAN), Carolane Soucisse/Shane Firus (CAN), Misato Komatsubara/Tim Koleto (JPN), Natalia Kaliszek/Maksym Spodyriev (POL), Annabelle Morozov/Andrei Bagin (RUS), Tiffani Zagorski/Jonathan Guerreiro (RUS), Olivia Smart/Adrian Diaz (ESP)
2021 GUARANTEED RATE SKATE AMERICA SINGLE-SESSION TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Single-session tickets for 2021 Guaranteed Rate Skate America are on sale now! Don’t miss the chance to come and see the best of the best battle for gold as Skate America® returns to The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Oct. 22-24.
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