U.S. International Classic Set for Salt Lake City This Week.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Sept. 10, 2018) – Over 50 athletes will compete at 2018 U.S. International Classic this week in Salt Lake City at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex. Team USA will send 20 athletes to compete at the event, including Olympian Vincent Zhou, and 2018 World Championships silver medalists Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue.

The event will start with the men’s and pairs short programs on Thursday, Sept. 13. On Friday, Sept. 14, the ice dance and ladies competition will begin along with the conclusion of the men’s and pairs competition. The competition will conclude on Saturday, Sept. 15 with the free dance and the ladies free skate. Official practices will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12 for men’s and pairs, and on Thursday, Sept. 13 for ladies and ice dance.

The U.S. Challenge Skate featuring novice and junior skaters will run simultaneously with the senior competition, beginning with official practices on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Ticket information can be found here. All-event and day passes can be purchased at the door.



Ladies Courtney Hicks Chino Hills, California Colorado Springs, Colorado
Brynne McIsaac Alexandria, Virginia Colorado Springs, Colorado
Akari Nakahara Santa Clarita, California Burbank, California
Men Jimmy Ma Great Neck, New York Euless, Texas
Hackensack, New Jersey
Vincent Zhou Palo Alto, California Colorado Springs, Colorado
Pairs Ashley Cain
Timothy LeDuc
Coppell, Texas
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Euless, Texas
Audrey Lu
Misha Mitrofanov
Frisco, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Plano, Texas
Winter Deardorff
Max Settlage
Flagstaff, Arizona
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Ice Dance Christina Carreira
Anthony Ponomarenko
Silver Spring, Maryland
Cabin John, Maryland
Rockville, Maryland &
Wheaton, Maryland
Madison Hubbell
Zachary Donohue
Darnestown, Maryland
Derwood, Maryland
Rockville, Maryland
Karina Manta
Joe Johnson
Chandler, Arizona
Fort Collins, Colorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Information for media covering the event:

Colored schedule
Members of U.S. Figure Skating’s communications staff will assist with arranging interviews in the mixed zone following official practice and competition.

A full list of competitors can be found here.

Credential pick-up:
Credentials can be picked up at the ticket table just inside the main entrance to the rink (there will be signage). If you have not requested credentials, please do so by visiting this link.

Media seating:
There will be reserved media seating on east side of the competition rink. There will be power and Wi-Fi. The building will stay open for one hour after the end of the final short program or awards ceremony.

Parking passes will be available at credential pick-up (you should be able to park without the parking pass).

-U.S. Figure Skating-

U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union. U.S. Figure Skating is comprised of more than 750 member clubs, collegiate clubs, school-affiliated clubs and more than 1,000 registered Learn to Skate USA programs representing more than 184,200 members. U.S. Figure Skating is charged with the development of the sport on all levels within the United States including athletes, officials, sanctioning of events and exhibitions, and establishing the rules and guidelines by which the sport is governed.