2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships & the Cities


photo by Paul/Michelle Harvath, courtesy of USFSA

January 20-27, 2008
Xcel Energy Center • St. Paul

Since 1914, the U.S. Figure Skating Championships has been the nation’s largest and most prestigious annual skating event. Over the course of a week, 12 national champions will be crowned in ladies, men’s, pairs, and ice dancing on the senior, junior and novice levels.



All-event ticket packages, U.S. Championships Skating Spectacular weekend packages, and single-session tickets are available at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office or online at www.saintpaul2008.com.

All-Event Package

The all-event ticket package is a book of tickets, one to every session of the competition at Xcel Energy Center, and access to practice sessions at Xcel Energy Center. Admission to the U.S. Championships Skating Spectacular is not included in the all-event package and must be purchased separately.

U.S. Championships Skating Spectacular – Sunday, January 27

After the competition is over, the medalists celebrate by skating in a great family show you won’t want to miss.

Xcel Energy Center is located in downtown St. Paul at the intersection of Kellogg Boulevard and West Seventh Street and is serviced by the St. Paul RiverCentre ramp connected to the complex via skyway.

There are more than 50 parking ramps/lots within a brief walk of Xcel Energy Center. Many parking ramps are connected to the downtown skyway system and linked to Xcel Energy Center through the enclosed pedestrian walkway.


•    Park near where you plan to exit the city to avoid driving through downtown.
•    Parking and skyway maps, transit routes and commuter services can be found at www.saintpaulparking.com
•    Hop on the bus. Call Metro Transit at 612-373-3333 (TTY 612-341-0104) or visit www.metrotransit.org
•    Get the latest traffic reports at www.dot.state.mn.us/tmc/trafficinfo.com


Visit www.saintpaul2008.com. You’ll find up-to-date event schedules, hours of operation, bus stops, local dining, shopping and restaurants, maps and more.