USS Long Track Fall World Cup Qualifier and AmCup 1

Kearns, United States

Oct. 21 - 24, 2021


USS AmCup 1 will serve as USS Fall World Cup selection event for long track

Preliminary Schedule:

Thursday 10/21: 500m #1 women & men, 3000m women, 5000m men
Friday 10/22: 500m #2 women & men, 1500m women & men
Saturday 10/23: 1000m women & men, 5000m women, 10,000m men
Sunday 10/24: 2x Mass Start women & men

Entry deadline is October 11th at 5pm MT

Late entry deadline is October  16th at 5pm MT. A $100 late entry fee charge will be applied. No registration is possible after  10/16 due to COVID-19 protocols.

Transponder pick up, Thursday 10:30am -1:30pm

 

Qualification: To compete in an ACRS competition in any event other than the 500m, competitors must have met a “D1” level time standard for Seniors and “D2” level time standard for Juniors and Masters after July 1st, 2019 and prior to the event late entry deadline. Athletes who do not have the USS time standards may compete in the 500m only. Any D1 or D2 time standard will make an athlete eligible for all events except the 5000m for women and the 10000m for men. Eligibility to compete in the 5000m women and 10000m for men will be the “C” time standard in the 3000m women and 5000m men. Mass start qualifiers at AmCup #1 will be separated into to 2 divisions. AmCup qualifiers and “C” time standard qualifiers. The mass start competition for “C” time qualifiers will be for U.S. skaters only.

 

Registration here

 

USS Rules & Regulations

 

COVID-19 ENTRY PROTOCOLS

ATHLETES

Non-Vaccinated or only partially vaccinated Athletes:

·       4-6 days prior start of event PCR test #1. This test is conducted on your own at your own selected location. Please note it will have to be a PCR test - NOT a rapid test.Result HAS TO BE SUBMITTED to scarroll@usspeedskating.org before Monday, October 18.

·       maximum of 72h prior to start of event PCR test #2. This test will be facilitated and provided by USS. Cost is included in your registration fee. 

Fully Vaccinated Athletes:

·       maximum of 72h prior to start of event PCR test #1. This test will be facilitated and provided by USS. Cost is included in your registration fee.



A negative test is needed to join any high performance ice sessions or official practice session.


All participants should plan to arrive in Salt Lake City so they can test on 10/18/21 at 8am MT (72h prior first day of competition). Arriving on site in SLC 72h before the 1st day of competition will assist any person who tests positive for COVID-19, or who has an inconclusive test result, with the process  of obtaining follow up testing in order to possibly receive a negative result and be cleared for competition. 

All participants who are experiencing signs or symptoms of COVID-19 should not travel to the venue and should immediately go to a healthcare facility for evaluation.
Athlete and coach participants are strongly encouraged to limit themselves to essential activities (e.g. competition, training, dryland etc.) in the 10-14 days immediately preceding the 1st day of competition. All participants are strongly encouraged to avoid community activities (e.g. eating at restaurants, going to movies or bars, working out in health clubs, and other similar type public gatherings/activities) in the 10-14 days prior to first day of competition. and continuing until after completion of competition.
While in SLC, participants are strongly encouraged to continue to minimize community activities and to make every effort to stay in their own hotel room or only stay with people with whom they regularly have close sustained contact and/or close physical contact. Participants are also strongly advised to avoid close sustained contact and/or close physical contact with spectators or others that are not within the participant grouping, in particular with those people who are visiting restaurants, bars, health clubs, etc while in SLC.

Please submit proof of vaccination by providing a copy of your Vaccination Card no later than October 16 scarroll@usspeedskating.org. Proof can be submitted via online copy of card.

USS Conducted Testing will take place on Monday, October 18th at 8am MT at the Utah Olympic Oval. 

If you are unable to attend the 18th testing due to travel arrangements please contact mkooreman@usspeedskating.org to schedule for either October 19th or 20th 8am MT.

 

COACHES

All coaches have to produce a negative COVID-19 result (PCR test) within 72h of competition start. Coaches should take a test at a location of their choice. If you arrive early in SLC you could utilize the complimentary testing location in the Oval parking lot. Please register ahead of time for a time slot at the Kearns Oquirrh Ice Rink or any other convenient location.

https://testing.nomihealth.com/dynamic_registration/28/onsite

 

Book at one of USS Partner Hotels at a discounted rate:

Residence Inn by Marriott, West Jordan
Special rate $104/night + tax

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Hampton Inn West Jordan
Special rate $99/night + tax

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