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Skate America Returns to Lake Placid in 2017


2017saU.S. Figure Skating has announced Lake Placid, New York, will be the host city for the 2017 Skate America.

The competition is scheduled for November 24-26, 2017, and will be held at the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena.

“U.S. Figure Skating looks forward to returning to Lake Placid for this prestigious international competition,” U.S. Figure Skating President Sam Auxier said in a release. “The community has a rich history in figure skating and we are excited to celebrate part of the Olympic season in Lake Placid.”

Lake Placid has hosted Skate America four times in 1979, 1981, 1982, and 2009.

Skate America, traditionally the first of six stops on the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, will be the sixth and final competition of the 2017 Grand Prix Series.

Tickets will be on sale the week of December 15.

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