Get Crowned in Columbus

The Championships may be new to the city, but big events are not. From the first practice to the final free skate, we’ll roll out the red carpet for fans and competitors who visit Ohio's capital city.  

  • 600+ new sporting events hosted since 2002, including the NHL All-Star Game, NCAA Women’s Final Four and NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship

  • 100+ restaurants and shops are within 10 minutes of Nationwide Arena

  • One-hour flight or one-day drive from half the country  

ColumbUS for All   

Columbus is growing. Fast. Already the 14th largest city in the U.S., the metropolitan area has grown by 33% (+500,000 people) since 2000.

Our diverse and welcoming city is easy to get to, and easy to get around. John Glenn International Airport offers 150 daily non-stop flights to 40+ destinations. Half of the U.S. population is within a one-hour flight or one day’s drive of Ohio's capital city.

Get Downtown, Stay Downtown  

The airport is just a 10-minute ride from the championship venue, Nationwide Arena. Located in the heart of the Arena District, the central location gives fans hundreds of places to dine and unwind and within a short walk or ride.

Find Your Fit  

Should you want to explore more, Columbus has five distinct neighborhoods linked by the city’s main vein, High Street. The Five on High includes the sports hub Arena District, historic German Village, bustling downtown, energetic University District and artsy Short North.

There’s something for everyone in Columbus and Columbus will do everything to make our first Figure Skating Championships an unforgettable experience. Explore this:   




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