2023 US Figure Skating Championships come to the SAP Center

Catch the generation’s next top skaters at the SAP Center from Jan. 23-29.

Nathan Chen in mid-air on the ice.

Will we see the next Nathan Chen at this year’s US Figure Skating Championships?

Photo via San Jose Sports Authority

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In 10 days, San Jose will host the 2023 US Figure Skating Championships — which will be held at the SAP Center from Monday, Jan. 23, to Sunday, Jan. 29.

This will be the fourth time that our city will host the championships — and this week, city officials held a flag-raising and proclamation ceremony to honor the history of figure skating in our city.

Many legendary figure skaters have graced our arena in past US Figure Skating Championships, and who knows — you could be witness to the next Michelle Kwan.

Five pillars showing prominent figure skaters in San Jose.

This art installment across from the SAP Center memorializes our local figure skating champions.

Photo by SJtoday staff

⛸️ The host with the most

In the past years we’ve hosted — 1996, 2012, and 2018 — there’s been no shortage of historic moments made on the great 408’s ice.

  • 1996 — San Jose-born and raised skater Rudy Galindo won the men’s singles champion title, becoming the oldest male national champion in 70 years at the age of 26. A 15-year-old Michelle Kwan also became the youngest national champion in 32 years, since San Jose native Peggy Fleming won in 1964.
  • 2012At 13 years old, recent Olympic champion Nathan Chen became the youngest junior men’s champion in recent history.
  • 2018Nathan Chen won his second consecutive US Figure Skating Championship, securing 40 points over his closest competitor.

📺 Tune in

Watch the action live and purchase single session tickets or week-long passes. Otherwise, NBC Sports and streaming service Peacock will broadcast 200+ hours of coverage — see the full schedule on Fan Zone.

Psst... The 127 qualifiers will also be practicing at Sharks Ice on South Tenth Street, so you can check the practice groups and schedule if you want to catch certain skaters.

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