Welcome to SSNW

Welcome to SSNW, the Official Website for the USARS Speed Skating NorthWest Region.  This is a very basic site, to start, and will hopefully progress to become a very informative area for all.  Take a look around and let us know if there are any changes or additions that we can make to make this site more useful to the skaters and families in our region.



 

2019 USA Track and Road Championships, Colorado Springs, CO, May 7-14, 2019

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2019 ODN Tentative Schedule of Events

 

“🏁 USA Roller Sports and the Speed Committee are excited to announce that the 2019 Road Championships will be held at Pikes Peak International Raceway! “

2019 Road

 

— Please plan to utilize the rain day. Weather in Colorado in May is unknown. It is recommended to book your travel as late as possible on your rain day.
— Plan to skate in the rain if needed on the road.   COLORADO SPRINGS WEATHER

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Watch this VIDEO where Kelly Springer gives us a tour of the Velodrome and its year-round temperature-controlled Dome.

Application Download
USARS Event Page
USARS National Banked Track Speed Records
USARS National Road Speed Records
facebook Event Page

Team USA – Inline Speed Skating



Spokane Classic, April 27-28, 2019

Pattison’s Inline Racing Presents

The Spokane Classic

Divisions

  • All 3 division distances will be run
  • No Grand Elite divisions
  • Beginner Juvenile through Veteran divisions
  • All 2 person/mixed relays
  • 3 person/mixed relays will be run instead of 4 person
  • Events with 3 or fewer entries could be run with other events
  • Opens will take place if time permits
  • Challenging up is allowed as long as it does not change the number to heats

Eligibility

  • Skater’s name must be on the members list @ USARollerSports.org
  • Coaches, please mark YES or NO on application if they are on the list

Entry Fee

  • $30 first event
  • $10 each additional event
  • Spectators FREE

Practice

  • Friday, April 26, 5:00pm ‐ 7:00pm, $5

Floor Size

  • 95′ x 175′ Maple Rotunda with new WP‐8

Deadline

  • Entries postmarked by Friday, April 10, 2019

Directions

Pattison’s North Roller Skating Center
11309 N. Mayfair Rd
Spokane, WA
509-466-2832
509-481-5822

  • Take Division Street exit off of I‐90
  • Head North for 6 miles and take a left onto Falcon St.

 

RACE INFORMATION

Division

  • In elite division, all 3 races will be run
  • Northwest League Rules will be followed regarding divisions with heats in the long race

Relays

  • Heat distance could be shortened to save time
  • No 4 person relays

Opens

  • Opens will take place if time permits

RVs

  • All RV’s staying on the rink property must contact Shaun @509-481-5822 to ensure a spot

Race Information

 

Pattison’s Inline Racing

As I Was Saying blog race results and commentary

RESULTS



Short Track Speed Skating Classes Continue in 2019 at Sprinker Ice Arena

Speed Skating Class

or

Open Session Speed Skating

Do you have the need for speed?  Speed skating builds endurance, increases muscle strength with high intensity lower body movement, and involves a beginner skater all the way to an advanced skater.  The skaters will earn how to race and maximize their speed potential through class working alongside other skaters.

 

Speed Skating Class:

The class will focus on the following key aspects of Speed Skating:

  • Learning the track
  • Pushing and crossover technique
  • Racing
  • How to maximize speed potential

And much more!  No experience needed!  Come join the fun!

Equipment required: Bike Helmet  |  Knee Pads  |  Soccer Style Shin Guards

Ages 7 & Older  |  Thurs 7:45pm-8:45pm  |  8-weeks $80.00* or 7-weeks $70.00*

First 2019 Session Dates – January 10th, 2019  – February 28, 2019 (8 weeks)

FEE – *In addition to class registration, LEARN TO SKATE USA MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  To join LEARN TO SKATE USA visit www.LearnToSkateUSA.com, click on skater/or parent of skater, then click on register.  Print out your PDF receipt and bring it to the first class.  Membership goes 7/01 – 6/30.  Membership fee is $17.25

ABOUT LEARN TO SKATE USA:

  • Be a member of the best skating program endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speedskating.
  • Gain great information to make sure your first glides on ice are successful ones.
  • Receive secondary sport accident insurance.
  • Participate in lessons, performances, competitions, and all activities associated with Learn to Skate USA.

 

Open Session Speed Skating:

If you don’t want to enroll in the classes, you can still come and enjoy the OPEN SPEED SKATING SESSIONS

  • Open Sessions times are at 7:34 – 8:45pm on the same days (Thursday) as the Speed Skating Class.
  • $12 per session.

 

 

If you have questions about Speed Skating at Sprinker contact: Jared Bucci |  Phone: 253-798-4121  |  Email: jared.bucci@piercecountywa.gov

Sprinker Recreation Center and Ice Arena in Parkland, Washington is located at
14824 C St S, Tacoma, WA 98444



 

The Battle in Seattle, Federal Way, March 15-17, 2019

RACE RESULTS:

Final Tabulator Results
Live Results
Race Results and Commentary from the As I Was Saying Blog

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

Tentative Schedule:

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2019 Battle in Seattle Schedule 2

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DATE:

March 15-17, 2019 at Pattisons West Skating Center in Federal Way, WA, home of Pattison’s Team Xtreme.

PRACTICE ($5):

Thursday, March 14th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

FEES:

$35 first event, $15 each additional, Pro Division $50, $10 for 4 person draw relay, Opens, and Time Trials.  Entry cap for skaters $125, for Pros $140

DEADLINE:

Entries postmarked by Friday, March 1st 2019.  Make one check payable to Pattison’s West.  Please use our Sign-up Spreadsheet and Relays Form.

FLOOR SIZE:

90’ x 180’ Maple rotunda with fresh WP8 plastic.  8 skaters may be run on the starting line.  Widely considered “Fastest floor in the nation.”  We will regularly clean the track throughout the competition.

DIRECTIONS:

On I-5 take exit 142B (west).  Turn right at Denny’s restaurant.  Go 3/10 of a mile, rink is on your left side.  Light grey building with a blue stripe around the top.

 

– RACE INFORMATION –

MC:

Ross Creveling

REFEREES:

Brandon Hardaway, Bryan Howell, Mike Wong, Kim Eger

TABULATOR:

Rachel and Robin Pfander

DIVISION:

All Elite Divisions (No Grand) – Novice Divisions (Juvenile – Esquire).  Challenge-up is OK in beginner and Elite.  If you are skating Pro, you can ONLY skate Pro Division.

In Novice and Elite Divisions, all 3 distance races will be run.  The long distance race will be an automatic final and will be a rolling start if there are more than 8 skaters.  Starting position will be determined by order of points accumulated so far, with the skater with the highest total in first and so on.  Skaters without points will draw cards to determine starting position before the race.

RELAYS:

  • 2 Person and 2 Mix Relays (Primary, Elementary, Sophomore, Senior, Classic, Master, Veteran)
  • 3 Person Relays $15 (3 man, 3 lady), 3 mix relays $15 (Juvenile 3 any person ONLY)
    • Divisions: Juvenile & Below Elementary & Freshman, Sophomore – Classic, Masters, & above.
    • One lap tags.
    • *Coaches: please use your discretion when determining a skater’s ability to do the 3-person.  This is for the safety of all.
  • 4 Person Anything Relays $15
    • Any combination of boy/girls from a team, but you MUST have at least 2 boy and 1 girl per team.  Cross teaming allowed for this event
    • Nationals lap amounts (could be shortened time permitting)
  • 4 Person Draw $10 Random draw for skaters from teams who sign up.  Juvenile, Freshman, Senior, Master Divisions

TIME TRIAL:

Fastest Woman/Man on Skates!  100 meter rolling start on the “Best Floor in the Nation”.  CA$H Prize determined by number of participants.  Record set in 2018 by Jonathan Blair 8.28 sec !!!

OPENS:

$10 (Skaters will draw cards to determine position.  Prize money determined by the number of participants).  We will be doing a Nascar start in the opens where contestants start side-by-side, in a rolling start if more than 8 skaters are in the race, similar to the car racing starts.

  • Juvenile and below: 10 Laps
  • Elementary and Freshman: 15 Laps
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Classic: 30 Laps
  • Grand Classic (eligible, must be at least 30 years old) and above: 20 Laps

 

– GRAND CHAMPION EVENTS –

ELITE GRAND CHAMPION:

First, second, and third from Elite Sophomore through Senior, qualify for the 15 lap race.  Winner will receive $100 and a Vie13 Grand Champion Battle in Seattle skin suit.  All 3 placements will receive a premium podium medal.

JR. GRAND CHAMPION:

First, second, and third from Elite Freshman and below qualify for the 10 lap race.  Winner will receive $100 and a Vie13 Grand Champion Battle in Seattle skin suit.  All 3 placements will receive a premium podium medal.

SR. GRAND CHAMPION:

First, second, and third from Classic and above qualify for the 10 lap race.  Winner will receive $100 and a Vie13 Grand Champion Battle in Seattle skin suit.  All 3 placements will receive a premium podium medal.

 

– PRO EVENTS –

Pro Woman and Mens Division

  • Sophomore and up
  • 1500m ,500m ,3000m
  • Prizes:
    • Roundtrip (Standby tickets with Restrictions) to anywhere Southwest Airlines flies to men’s and women’s pro champions
    • Large CA$H Prize to be awarded to men’s and women’s pro champions
      • $1,000 1st, $300 2nd, $100 3rd for me’n and women’s champions
    • Custom  Vie13 Grand Champion Battle in Seattle skin suit
    • !!! SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT !!!  Winners will receive an automatic bid to NSC 2018 season.  If winner has already qualified then it is awarded to 2nd place, and so on.  More details HERE.

 

– PAST PARTICIPANTS –

Past participants include:

Men: Joey Mantia, Michael Cheek, Justin Stelly, Jarrett Paul, Michael Ringer, Brandon Hall, Donovan Sellers, Tanner Worley, Caleb Wakefield, Zac Sagiao, Wesley Gandy, Cooper McLeod, KC Boutiette, Sabian Tinson, Jonathan Blair, Adrion Workman

Women: Erin Jackson, Franchesca Bell, Kelsey Helman, Corie Stoddard, Mariah Richardson, McKenzie Browne, Chelsea LeGault, Melissa Perry

– THANK YOU –

Thank you for your continued support of the Battle in Seattle, a mid-season classic that spans three decades and continues to be one of the premier indoor speed skating events in the USA.  The Pattison family is always thankful for the nationwide support we have received and continue to receive.  We are looking forward to another epic year of racing!!

The Pattison Family

OUR SPONSORS:

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2018 LIVE RESULTS

COMPLETE 2018 RESULTS

Race Results and Commentary from the As I Was Saying Blog

 

Team Xtreme website
facebook event page
2017 USARS event page and forms
RESULTS

 

 



 

NSC Invitational, Pro Event 31 and Tryouts, February 2-3, 2019

National Speedskating Circuit Presents

– The NSC Tac Town Invitational –
(All Ages)

– NSC 31 –
(PRO)

– NSC Tryouts –
(Sophmore and Above)

Tacoma Armory
1001 S. Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405

We will have the same races as last year:

  • Beginner divisions: Juvenile – Veteran : 2 Distances (Short and Middle)
  • Elite divisions: Tiny Tot – Premier : 3 Distances
  • No Grand divisions
  • 2 man/2 lady relays
  • 2 mixed relays
  • 3 anything relays (these can be all male, all female, or any combination – they will race against each other, so if you put together a team of all boys, they could potentially run against a team of all girls)
  • NSC Pro-Am 3 person draw relays
  • If your skater is only skating beginner, their entry fee is $20 plus $15 for an additional beginner division, or relays. If your skater is skating both beginner and elite, their entry fee is $45 ($30 for elite, plus $15 additional), plus $15 for any additional divisions or relays. If your skater is only skating relays, their entry fee is $15 per relay (no first event fee).
    NSC Tryout info ($75 entry fee):
    NSC Tryouts will be run as separate division races. Skaters may try out for only sprints, only endurance, or both. If the skater qualifies in the SPRINT category and does not qualify in the ENDURANCE category, they will participate in the NSC as a SPRINT athlete. If the skater qualifies in both categories, they will be given their choice to compete as a SPRINT athlete or an ENDURANCE athlete.
  • Spectators Free

Deadline:  January 23

Send Entries to:
National SpeedSkating Circuit
3812 114th Ave E.
Edgewood, WA 98372

Please let me know if you have any questions:

Robin: Robin@pronsc.com
253-226-6918

Download Full Schedule Here

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RESULTS

As I Was Saying blog race results and commentary



Sprinker Ice Arena – Introduction to Speed Skating Class

Speed Skating Class

or

Open Session Speed Skating

Do you have the need for speed?  Speed skating builds endurance, increases muscle strength with high intensity lower body movement, and involves a beginner skater all the way to an advanced skater.  The skaters will earn how to race and maximize their speed potential through class working alongside other skaters.

 

Speed Skating Class:

The class will focus on the following key aspects of Speed Skating:

  • Learning the track
  • Pushing and crossover technique
  • Racing
  • How to maximize speed potential

And much more!  No experience needed!  Come join the fun!

Equipment required: Bike Helmet  |  Knee Pads  |  Soccer Style Shin Guards

Ages 7 & Older  |  Thurs 7:45pm-8:45pm  |  8-weeks $80.00* or 7-weeks $70.00*

Session 1 – September 6th – October 25th (8 weeks)
Session 2 – November 1st – December 13th (7 weeks) (NO CLASS NOV. 22nd)

FEE – *In addition to class registration, LEARN TO SKATE USA MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  To join LEARN TO SKATE USA visit www.LearnToSkateUSA.com, click on skater/or parent of skater, then click on register.  Print out your PDF receipt and bring it to the first class.  Membership goes 7/01 – 6/30.  Membership fee is $17.25

ABOUT LEARN TO SKATE USA:

  • Be a member of the best skating program endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speedskating.
  • Gain great information to make sure your first glides on ice are successful ones.
  • Receive secondary sport accident insurance.
  • Participate in lessons, performances, competitions, and all activities associated with Learn to Skate USA.

 

Open Session Speed Skating:

If you don’t want to enroll in the classes, you can still come and enjoy the OPEN SPEED SKATING SESSIONS

  • Open Sessions times are at 7:34 – 8:45pm on the same days (Thursday) as the Speed Skating Class.
  • The first Open Session is November 1, 2018.
  • $12 per session.

 

 

If you have questions about Speed Skating at Sprinker contact: Jared Bucci |  Phone: 253-798-4121  |  Email: jared.bucci@piercecountywa.gov

Sprinker Recreation Center and Ice Arena in Parkland, Washington is located at
14824 C St S, Tacoma, WA 98444

Auburn Norhwest Invitational, January 19-21, 2019

2019 Northwest Inline Invitational

at Auburn Skate – Auburn, WA

  • January 19, 20, & 21, 2019
  • First Event: $30.00,  Each Additional Event: $15.00
  • Free admission for all spectators
  • Simmons Racing booth
  • Entries due by Friday, December 28, 2018

Tentative Schedule

 

FRIDAY 18th – Practice: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm – $5.00

auburn schedule saturday, january 19, 2019

auburn schedule sunday, january 20, 2019

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Opens and Time Trials will be run as time permits (payment at time of event)

 


  • Photo Finish
  • Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
  • Beginner Juvenile through Beginner Veteran
  • 3 Year Novice Cap in effect
  • Challenging up & skating Beginner and Elite is allowed
  • No elite “Grand’ divisions
  • Relay heats may be shortened due to time constraints
  • Club relays only, no cross-teaming
  • Freshly coated Roll-on 165′ X 80′ maple floor
  • NSC Track will be in place


Simmons Racing will be there!!

 


Host Hotel:

Best Western Plus Mountain View Auburn Inn

  • 401 8th St SW, Auburn, WA 98001
  • Phone: 253-887-7600
  • Rate: $105/night using corporate rate under “Northwest Inline Invitational”
  • Breakfasts included with option of “Sack Breakfast To Go” provided by request

Laura Gustafson, Meet Director
Phone: 253-833-4990    Fax: 253-833-0821
E-mail: LLGustafson91@outlook.com

Email Entries to: Mike Jernquist
Phone: 206-226-3821
E-mail: MikeJernquist@gmaill.com

Please make out checks to: Auburn Speed Team and send to
Auburn Skate 1825 Howard Rd. Auburn WA 98002

 

Official Flyer
RESULTS

 

 

 

 

 



 

Puyallup Meet, December 1-2, 2018

RACE YOUR TURKEY OFF!
TURKEY SHOWDOWN VI

DECEMBER 1 & 2, 2018
SKATE TIFFANY’S – PUYALLUP, WA

THE SEASON OPENER IS HERE!

ENTRY DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOV 16th, 2018

Freshly Sanded & Coated with WP8 -180×90 HARD ROCK MAPLE

The NSC Track will be raced on as requested by all regional reps at the National Championships meeting to see how we can improve safety and competitiveness of the track.  Coaches, please give our Regional Rep, Dennis King, feedback after the event so he can report back to the committee.

Turkey Showdown Medal 2018

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, November 30, 2018

3:00pm – 5:00pm – Practice ($5)

Saturday, December 1, 2018

5:30am – Doors Open
6:00am – Beginner Middle Finals
6:30am – Elite Middle Heats
7:30am – Elite Middle Finals
8:50am – Beginner Short Finals
9:15am – Elite Short Heats
9:55am – 2 Mixed Draw Relays Heats/Finals
11:45am – Awards

Sunday, December 2, 2018

5:30am – Doors Open
6:00am – Elite Short Finals
7:00am – 2 Person Draw Relays
9:30am – 3 Anything Draw Relays
Opens (TIME PERMITTING · No Charge)
11:30am – Awards

$50 Flat Entry Includes:
1 Division & ALL Draw Relays
(TINY TOTS ONLY: $10 I No Relays)
If you’d like to Crossover Elite/Beg Division or Challenge Up, it is $10 for Each Additional Division Skated.
Be sure to “X” all Relays you would like be entered into on your registration form.

Programs: $7

If you have any questions, email Robin Olson:
Robin@TiffanysSpeedTeam.com

2018 Turkey Showdown Shirt Design

EVENT T-SHIRT ORDERS!
Pre-Order Your Event T-Shirt $15 -or -Zip Hoodies $35
Limited T-Shirt Order of Only 75 to be Printed for Weekend Sales,
so be sure to Pre-Order!
Zip-Hoodies Available for Pre-Orders ONLY, NOT available the weekend of.
Youth & Adult Sizes Available for T-Shirts & Hoodies.
Please mark on your registration accordingly.
(Ex: YXS, YS, YM, YL, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL)

HOST HOTEL: $109/Night
BEST WESTERN PREMIER Plaza Hotel 8< Conference Center
620 South Hill Park Drive | Puyallup.  WA 9B373
(253)286-8408 Direct, (253)770-0754 Fax, (253) 848-1500 Front Desk

Email Dennis King for Entry Forms:
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RESULTS

As I Was Saying blog race results and commentary