Break out those skates and get ready for the National Roller Sports Championship. This just took skating to the next level.
According to a press release Thursday, ImOn Ice Arena, next to Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, will be converting their ice rinks to roller rinks to host the 2021 USA Roller Sports National Championship.
What is the USA Roller Sports Championship?
According to Teamusa.org, USA Roller Sports "is recognized by World Skate and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) as the National Governing Body of competitive roller sports in the United States, including speed, figure, hockey, roller derby and other extreme sports." The release states that during the 23 day event, the best roller sports athletes from around the country will compete in a variety of events such as hockey, figure skating, speed skating and roller derby.
When is the 2021 USA Roller Sports Championship?
Contestants will be showing off their skating skills Friday, July 9 through Monday, August 2.
How Can I Get Tickets to the 2021 USA Roller Sports Championships?
Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 23 at 10 a.m. They can be purchased at the Alliant Energy PowerHouse ticket office or at Ticketmaster.com for a starting price of $10.
Don't let this experience roll away. You can get more information on the event right HERE. I can't remember the last time I roller skated, but this event is making me want to break out skates of my own.