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Racing / Time Trials

The Oval is hosting several speed skating competitions that will feature skaters from across the nation. Skaters put on an impressive show with some racers skating up to 25 and even 35 miles per hour. Come out and see potential Olympians skate.

US Speedskating/GMSA Competitions and Events

AMERICAN CUP:  Dec. 6-8, 2019

The first race in US Speedskating’s Am Cup series. Watch qualified skaters flying by to obtain faster times. There is no admission fee for spectators.

JOHN ROSE OPEN:  Dec. 6-8, 2019

In conjunction with the Am Cup, the John Rose Open features racing for all ages and levels. There is no admission fee for spectators.

MN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: February 1-2, 2020

Ending the speed skating season with a race of all Minnesota competitors. There is no admission fee for spectators.

USS Age Group Nationals Long Track: February 22-23, 2020

ROSE CUP: March 1, 2020

A celebration of the end of the season.  Complete with fun  races, costumes and more.  There is no admission fee for spectators or participants.

Time Trials

Most weekends, GMSA hosts pack and metric time trials for members to gain racing experience and set qualifying times.

Scheduled time trials for the 2018-2019 season will be posted soon.

​​​​​​​Registration for time trials closes at noon on the Thursday prior.