Speed Skating

 

 

                                                                

Short track speed skating is a form of competitive ice speed skating. In competitions, multiple skaters skate on an oval ice track with a circumference of 111.12 m. The rink itself is 60 m (200 feet) by 30 m (100 feet), which is the same size as an international-sized ice hockey rink. Top Athletes pull up to 4 g’s on the turns and is one of the most  watched sports in the Winter Olympics.

Speed skating registration is now closed.

For further information on speed skating, please contact the sports director, Tom Miller, at speedskating@eswgames.com.
 

Qualification Requirements

Age requirements: scholastic is up to 18 as of July 1st of 2016 , open is 19 to 29 and masters is 30+

Entry fees are $45 for Scholastic (under 19), and $70 for 19 and over (open and masters).

All participants must have raced in a ST event for the 2016-17 Season.

Time qualification for NEST Class is

  • Men 1000m: 1:48.00
  • Ladies 1000m: 1:58.00
  • All athletes must submit a 500m seeding time.

Sanctioning Body

United States Speedskating (NGB)

Schedule

  • Friday, Feb. 3: 5 to 9:45 p.m., long track at the Olympic Oval in Lake Placid, New York
  • Saturday, Feb. 4: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., long track at the Olympic Oval
  • Saturday, Feb. 4: 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., short track at the Olympic Center 1932 Rink in Lake Placid, New York
  • Sunday, Feb. 5: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., short track at the Olympic Center 1932 Rink

Speed Skating Classes and Events

Short Track

 

 

 

 

Masters (30+)

500

777

1000

1500 Top 6 to A Final

NEST (12+ with time requirement) 1000m men, 1:48:00
1000m women, 1:58:00

500

777

1100

1500 Top 6 to A Final

Scholastic A (17-18)

500

777

1000

1500 Top 6 to A Final

Scholastic B (15-16)

500

777

1000

1500 Top 6 to A Final

Scholastic C (13-14)

500

777

1000

1500 Top 6 to A Final

Pre-scholastic A (10-12)

333

500

777

1000SF Top 6 to A Final

Pre-scholastic B (7-9)

222 333 500 777SF Top 6 to A Final

Venue: 1932 Jack Shea Arena 

Racing: 5 p.m. Saturday ; 8 a.m. Sunday

Rules: Two-round racing format heat to A,B,C. Final (First in heat to A final, then by time).

Top 6 after 3 events will skate the A Super Final. Everyone else seeded accordingly to B,C,D Finals.

There is no moving up to higher classes except if you qualify for NEST Event. Ages are as of July 1, 2016

Deadline: Monday Jan. 30, 4 p.m. Eastern time.

Late entries up to Tuesday, January 31st, 2017, up to 4 p.m. accompanied by a 100.00 penalty to be payable to Adirondack Speedskating.


Speed skating (also long track speed skating) is an Olympic sport where competitors are racing the clock while covering a set distance. For shorter distances or sprints there are 2 competitors on the track at the same time for longer distance there could be up to 4 or quads skating at the same time.

Qualification 

All participants must be members of USS or Canada Speedskating. All athletes must submit a 500 m seeding time.

Sanctioned by United States Speedskating (NGB)

Long Track Classes

Distances 

 

 

Masters (30+)

500

1000

1500

3000    Top 4 after 3 events samalog

Open (19-29)

500

1000

1500

3000    Top 4 after 3 events samalog

Scholastic A (17-18)

500

1000

1500

3000    Top 4 after 3 events samalog

Scholastic B (15-16)

500

1000

1500

3000    Top 4 after 3 events samalog

Scholastic C (13-14)

500

1000

1500

3000    Top 4 after 3 events samalog

Pre-scholastic A (10-12)

500

1000

1100

2200    Top 4 after 3 events samalog

Pre-scholastic B (7-9)

500

1000

700

1800    Top 4 after 3 events samalog

Venue: Sheffield Olympic Oval 

Racing: 5 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. Saturday

Rules: Olympic Style Event. Medals for Ind. Distance per class. 3000m/2200m/1800m top 4 of each class after samalog of first 3 distances.

There is no moving up in class you must skate in your class. Ages are as of July 1, 2016 if you do not submit a seeding time you will be place at bottom of groups per ISU Rules.

Deadline: Sunday Jan. 29, 4 p.m. Eastern time.

Late entries up to Tuesday Jan. 31, 2017, up to 4 p.m. accompanied by a $100 penalty to be payable to Adirondack Speedskating.

Registration

Speed skating registration closes Jan. 29.