The Ford Ice Center has announced it will play host to the U.S. Regional Figure Skating Championship next year right here in Antioch.
The dates for the competition are Oct. 18-22, 2017 and the Scott Hamilton Skating Club will be the host club.
According to U.S. Figure Skating:
The top four skaters in the ladies and men’s events at each of the nine regional championships will qualify for one of three sectional championships. The top four finishers at each level in each discipline at the sectional championships will earn a berth to the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Dec. 29, 2017-Jan. 7, 2018, in San Jose, California. The sectional championships are the only qualifying phase for pairs and ice dance.
The top four finishers at the synchronized sectional championships will earn a berth to the 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, the location and dates for which will be announced at a later date.