The 2019 series will feature eight Olympic sports throughout the year on NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee announced today the schedule for the 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity, which includes eight events in both summer and winter sports throughout the year. All of the events – featuring six national championships and two international competitions – will be broadcast on NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network.

The eight Olympic sports included as part of the series – beach volleyball, diving, gymnastics, swimming, track and field, figure skating, ice hockey and luge – will highlight the journey of Team USA athletes leading up to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

The 2019 series broadcast schedule is
as follows:

Event

Event Dates

Network & Broadcast Schedule (ET)

*All times subject to change

Figure Skating

GEICO U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Detroit, Mich.

Jan. 18-27

NBCSN: Jan. 24, 5-7 p.m. and 9-11 p.m.; Jan 25, 4-6 p.m.; Jan. 26, 7-9 p.m.

NBC: Jan. 25, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 26, 1:30-4:30 p.m.; Jan. 27, 3;30-6 p.m.

 

Beach Volleyball

USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships

Hermosa Beach, Calif.

May 9-11

NBCSN: May 11, 6-7:30 p.m. ET

Diving

Senior National Championships
Indianapolis, Ind.

May 20-26

NBC: May 25, 2-3 p.m.

Track and Field

Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships

Des Moines, Iowa

July 25-28

NBCSN: July 26, 7-9 p.m.; July 28, 7-8 p.m.

NBC: July 27, 4-6 p.m.; July 28, 8-9 p.m.

Swimming

Phillips 66 National Championships

Stanford, Calif.

July 31-Aug. 4

NBCSN: July 31, 9-10:30 p.m.; Aug. 1, 9-11 p.m.; Aug. 2, 9-11 p.m.; Aug. 3, 10:30 p.m.-midnight; Aug. 4, 1-2:30 a.m.

NBC: Aug. 3, 2-3 p.m.; Aug. 4, 3-5 p.m.

Olympic Channel: Aug. 3, 9-10:30 p.m., live; Aug. 4, 9-10:30 p.m., live

Gymnastics

U.S. Gymnastics Championships

Kansas City, Mo.

Aug. 8-11

NBCSN: Aug. 8, 8-10 p.m.; Aug. 9, 8-10 p.m.; Aug. 10, 8-10 p.m.

NBC: Aug. 11, 4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

Luge

Luge World Cup

Lake Placid, N.Y.

Nov. 30

NBC: Nov. 30, 4-5 p.m.

Ice Hockey

USA Hockey women’s national team game

TBD

Dec. 14

NBCSN: 8-10:30 p.m.


“The Champions Series is an important initiative to increase Olympic excitement in non-Games years, and to showcase Team USA’s hardworking athletes and the fantastic events put on by our National Governing Bodies,” said Brian Gordon, senior vice president of marketing and media at the USOC. “Our athletes are training and preparing every day in order to compete at the highest level on behalf of the United States, and the Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity, provides fans with a year-round look into the personal lives and competitive journeys of these inspiring athletes.”

Here’s what Team USA fans can look for throughout the 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity:

  • GEICO U.S. Figure Skating Championships will be the final qualifying event prior to selecting the U.S. World Championships and Four Continents teams.
  • USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships will highlight head-to-head battles between some of the country’s best collegiate beach volleyball pairs.
  • USA Diving Senior National Championships will serve as the selection event for divers to qualify for the 2019 Pan American Games Team, the 2019 World Championships Team and selected grand prix competitions.
  • Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships will serve as USA Track & Field’s qualifying event for the 2019 IAAF World Championships.
  • Phillips 66 National Championships will allow swimmers to post qualifying times for the 2019-20 USA Swimming National Team, while 18-and-under swimmers will vie for a roster spot for the 2019 FINA World Junior Championships.
  • U.S Gymnastics Championships will feature the country’s best gymnasts vying for the men’s and women’s U.S. titles and U.S. National Teams for the junior and senior elite levels. The U.S. Championships also traditionally serves as part of the selection process for the U.S. team for the world championships.
  • Lake Placid World Cup Luge will welcome world-class lugers from around the world, and Team USA will be led by Olympic silver medalist Chris Mazdzer, who is racing both singles and doubles.
  • U.S. Women’s National Ice Hockey Team will put its skills on display for fans on Dec. 14.

The 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity, begins television coverage on Jan. 24 with figure skating on NBCSN and continues throughout the year. In addition to Xfinity, the presenting sponsor, the Team USA Champions Series is also supported by associate sponsor Bridgestone.

About the USOC
Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. The USOC is focused on protecting, supporting and empowering America’s athletes, and is responsible for fielding U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, and serving as the steward of the Olympic and Paralympic movements in the U.S. For more information, visit TeamUSA.org.

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