For the first time ever, the USA Roller Sports (USARS) Indoor Speed and Figure Skating National Championships will be contested at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana during the summer of 2011. The indoor speed skating championships will be held Sunday, July 17 through Saturday, July 23, followed by the figure skating championships being held from Sunday, July 24, through Sunday, August 7. To accommodate the contestants, their families, coaches and spectators, the Ft. Wayne/Allen County Convention and Visitors Bureau has established a webpage specifically for this event. The page, www.visitfortwayne.com/usars
, contains city maps, customized directions for the coliseum, local rinks and hotels, airport and car rental information, as well as restaurant listings, lodging options with USARS discounts and a toll free number for assistance.