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2020ne ISI Worlds to Take Place July 26-31

ISI World Recreational Team Championships, originally scheduled in 2020, will take place July 26-31 at the same venue — the  NSC Super Rink in Blaine, Minn. Test and entry deadline is May 7.

The five-day event promises to deliver worlds of fun for skaters of all ages — from tots to senior adults — and abilities.

“ISI Worlds is open to all skaters who are interested in competing in a fun and friendly environment,” says ISI Skating Programs & National Events Director Kim Hansen. “Competitors typically hail from all parts of the United States and several foreign countries, and they have the opportunity to compete in 25 event categories for individuals, partners, groups and teams.”

The more points a skater accumulates for their team the greater chance they all have of earning medals and capturing first place. The team with the most collective points goes home with the Michael Booker Trophy, named for the British figure skating champion, former ISI president and famed coach.

Highlights of ISI Worlds:

  • Competitors’ Party, at a fun venue, for skaters and their families.
  • ISI Benefit Show featuring a soon-to-be-announced celebrity guest skater and talented Worlds skaters selected throughout the week as well as winners of the “Skate with the Stars” raffle drawing sponsored by the ISIA Education Foundation.
  • Skater Clinics led by accomplished skaters, coaches and/or choreographers at an affordable price — a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

Watch the ISI website (skateisi.org/worlds) and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more details in the coming months.

Hope to see you in Minnesota for worlds of FUN — ISI style!

The Venue

The Super Rink is the largest ice arena complex in the world! Showcasing eight sheets of ice (four Olympic size and four NHL size rinks), the 300,000 square foot facility attracts nearly 2 million visitors each year. It features a dance and fitness studio for figure skaters, a massive hockey training and weightlifting center, 32 locker rooms and the Hat Trick Cafè.The rink is part of the National Sport Center (NSC), one of the biggest amateur sports facilities in the world, which also includes 50 athletic fields, a stadium, welcome center, sports expo center, golf course, sports hall, velodrome (cycling track) and residence hall.

The Location

Mall of America

Blaine is located just 12 miles north of downtown Minneapolis, the largest city in Minnesota and well known for delivering tons of amusement. More than 18 million visitors flock there each year to enjoy its outdoor adventure, including many lakes; sporting events; museums; theatres; art galleries; retail shops and fabulous restaurants. The Mall of America in nearby Bloomington is one of the top tourist spots in the country and offers 520 shops, a theme park with over 28 rides, an aquarium, escape room, mirror maze, adventure course, 5D virtual reality attraction, miniature golf, bowling and more. New and exciting adventures are always being added!

More Info

Skateisi.org/worlds

nscsports.org

exploreminnesota.com

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