USS Short Track Age Group National Championships

Lake Placid, New York

April 01 - 03, 2022



April 1-3, 2022


Adult 1-Day Admission: $10
Junior/Senior 1-Day Admission: $8
Adult All Event Admission: $25
Junior/Senior All Event Admission: $20
6 and Under and Passport: FREE

Each competing athlete will receive one complimentary parent ticket per day.


Registration Here



Entry Deadline: March 22, 2022 at 5pm MT

Late Entry Deadline: March 28 , 2022 at 5pm MT; a $100 late entry fee charge will apply.

All-Finals-No-Elimination Format

Skaters have to submit a seed time for each distance. 

USS Rules & Regulations

Page 29 and following

(full cut proof suit or under suit are required)


Preliminary US Age Group National Championships Schedule

Official Practice Time:

Skater Check In - 2pm - 5pm - main hallway, left to rink entry

3:00-3:30pm Junior D Women & Men
3:30-4:00pm Junior C Women & Men
4:00-4:15 Ice resurface
4:15-4:45pm Masters Women & Men
4:45-5:15pm Junior B and Open A

6pm Coaches Meeting


Race Program

Friday 4/1/22
Warm-Up: 7:30-8:20am
Start racing: 8:50am
End racing approx: 3:45pm

Saturday 4/2/22
Start racing: 8:00am
End racing approx. 3:45pm

Sunday 4/3/22
Start racing: 8:00am
approx. end: 4:30pm

*time schedule is subject to change





All participants have to provide a negative COVID-19 test by using one of the below methods

a)    Negative PCR test within 5 days of start of competition. Organization and cost of such is to be borne by the competitor.

b)    Negative Rapid test within one day of start of competition. Organization and cost of such is to be borne by the competitor.


A negative test is needed to join the 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 Lake Placid, 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 Lake Placid.

By registering for this event you agree to comply with all implemented COVID-19 entry protocols and safety precautions taken by USS and/or the ­­Jack Shea Arena

Spectator Information

The event will be held at the 1932 Jack Shea Arena. The venue will not be in exclusive use of USS therefore other ice programs might be conducted simultaneously in the building. Spectators and other patrons will be allowed in the building unless local governance will mandate changes. 

USS is asking all parents and family members of USS skaters to keep our athletes save by wearing a mask within the building even if not mandated. 

Any stricter county or state mandates will be followed if such are implemented.


Distances Skated and Seed Times

All skaters must furnish their fastest seed times according to the division & distance chart below. Seed time provided may have been achieved at either a metric or mass start (Long or Short Track) competition. 

Entries without any seed times will be seeded last, after those with entered times. 


Junior D (11-12): 1000m, 500m, 777m
Junior C (13-14): 1500m, 500m, 1000m
Junior B (15-16): 1500m, 5000m, 1000m
Junior A+ Open (17+): 1500m, 500m, 1000m
Master Division: 1500m, 5000m, 1000m
Gender Relay: Junior C and older 3000m
Mixed Gender Relay: Junior D & C --> 2000m; Junior B & A --> 2000m



Partner Hotels:

Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid
discounted rates start at 3/28 @ $129/night + tax
booking deadline February 11th 2022
contact: (518) 523 2900 and mention USSP


Wildwood on the Lake
 2135 Saranac Ave | Lake Placid, NY
discounted rates start at $98/night + tax

Golden Arrow
2559 Main Street | Lake Placid, NY
discounted rates start at $99/night + tax
contact reservations @ 844.209.8080