US Championships Short Track & Youth Olympic Winter Games Qualifier

Sep 22, 2023 - Sep 24, 2023 | National | Kearns, UT, USA

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2024 US Championships Short Track

&

Youth Olympic Winter Games Qualifier

September 22-24, 2023

Utah Olympic Oval | 5662 S Cougar Lane | Kearns, UT  84118


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This event will serve as qualifying event for selecting the US Short Track Fall World Cup Team and the Youth Olympic Winter Games Team.

Please note that the ZERO-FALSE-START rule will be in place.

This event is open to US citizens  or those that have an ISU clearance form or at minimum a temporary or permanent resident card for the US.


Entry Deadline:

September 12th at 5pm MT

Late entries accepted until September 18th 5pm MT. A $100 late entry fee charge will apply

Preliminary Schedule:

Friday: 1500m #1 & 500m #1 – Qualifying Rounds and Finals

Saturday: 1000m #1 & 1500m #2 – Qualifying Rounds and Finals

Sunday: 500m #2 & 1000m #2 – Qualifying Rounds and Finals

Coaches Meeting:

Thursday: 5:30pm

A Zoom link will be sent to all eligible and current coaches named by their athletes during the registration process.


Official Training:

Official Training is available complimentary on

Thursday, Sept. 21st 3:45-4:30pm

Trial starts 4:20-4:30 to practice Zero-False-Start rule


For additional training times please contact dparra@uolf.org for pricing and availability.

Safety Equipment:

All USS member skaters are required to wear full-body cut-resistant protection (either integrated into the skinsuit or separate underwear). Please take not of ISU Communication #2400 and that USS will follow the ISU’s guidance regarding the level of mandatory and recommended equipment for the 2023-2024 season.

  • USS Selection Competitions

Mandatory required minimum: full-body cut-resistant Level 3 suit and cut resistant Level 3 gloves.

Please refer to USS Rules & Regulations page 6 for all other requirements.

Travel Information:

Utah Olympic Oval

5662 S Cougar Lane

Kearns, UT  84118


Hotel Information:

Residence Inn by Marriott

7558 S Plaza Center Drive

West Jordan, UT 84084


Limited rooms are available at a discounted rate and are a first come first serve.

Rooms have to be booked before 9/6/2023

Rate is available from 9/21 to 9/25/2023

Booking link here

Volunteers:

Please contact LeeAnn Lio at LLio@uolf.org if you would like to volunteer during the event.

COVID-19 Protocol:

USS currently does not have any COVID entry protocols for USS events.

 

Eligibility:

  • 14 years of age before July 1st 2022
  • Eligible to represent the US at international competition
  • Relay participation is mandatory

Qualifying Time Standard:

Women: 48.500

Men: 46.000

*times have to be achieved according to point E) 1. In the USS Rules & Regulations


Athletes selected to a USS travel team need to be prepared to show proof of a current Athlete Physical Exam Form as outlined. Proof will have to pre presented at Athlete Processing immediately following the qualifying competition and cannot be older than 365 days.


Athlete Check-In:

All athletes are required to pick up their helmet cover and transponders either in person or via a designated individual on Thursday, September 21st , time TBD,  at the Utah Olympic Oval Timing Deck.

At the same time equipment check for cut-resistant suites and skates will be conducted. This is a mandatory check for all skaters.

No deposit will be required.

Not returned transponders will be charged to the skater at $100/unit

Not returned helmet covers will be charged to the skater at $20/cover

Results:

TBA

Athlete Processing:

For athletes who qualify for international travel as part of the Fall World Cup team, please be prepared to undergo Team Processing after conclusion of event. Plan around 1 hour to complete all paperwork, visa applications, and apparel fitting.

Please bring:

  • Passport (+old passport with Chinese visa if applicable)
  • Passport photo (2x2 inch with white background, can be done at Walgreens/CVS)
  • Drivers License or Learners Permit
  • If under 18:
  • Laptop/Tablet (if applicable) to work on Visa Application

Additional Topics:

USS Rules & Regulations

Qualifying Tables


Marriott West Jordan

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