Wednesday, November 02, 2005
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Gate City Thanksgiving Classic
Skateland USA, West
Greensboro, North Carolina
Start Date:
Thursday, November 27, 2003
End Date:
Sunday, November 30, 2003
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Race Type:

Events: JO & Standard Events

Contact: Sheri Anspach (910) 484-4465

Host Hotel: The Courtyard by Marriot (336) 294-3800 (Mention your with the Gate City Classic)

GREENSBORO - Coming off a great finish at the National Championships in Lincoln, Nebraska the Piedmont Speed Club is ready to get this season rolling. Piedmont looks to one of the first and best events of the year to keep the momentum going coming off a top three overall finish in Lincoln last month. Skateland USA in Greensboro, North Carolina will host the Gate City Thanksgiving Classic together with the Piedmont Speed Club.

Bub and Nancy Easter, the rink operators, say the rink will be in top form in for the November contest. The Fresh Roll-On coated maple floor in the past has made the racing fast and exciting and they say this year will be no different.

This will be the 22nd year for The Classic and sources say it will be one of the best. Nancy Easter says make plans to attend the first premier meet of the new 2003/2004 season. The competition will tentatively be scheduled for Thursday Nov. 27th thru Sunday Nov. 30 2003. The meet organizers will be working the schedule to allow traveling teams ample time to make their return trips home on Sunday.

Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in both JO and Standard Events. Entry fees and event times will come shortly. Skateland USA hopes to have an open organized practice on Thursday Nov. 27th from 3:00-5:00 PM . The fee for the practice will be $5.00. Deadline for entries will come in the meet info packet which will be mailed to teams as soon as they come available. All entry fees must accompany the application. Make checks payable to Skateland USA and mail to: Attention Nancy Easter, Skateland USA, P.O. Box 8902,

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