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Ohio Speedskating Tour, Cincinnati
Promoter:
The Ohio Speedskating Tour
Location:
Cincinnati Skatetown Arena
Start Date:
Sunday, March 20, 2005
End Date:
Sunday, March 20, 2005
Website:
Click Here for the Official Website
Events:
Novice & Standard Speedskating
Race Type:
Indoor

The Ohio Speedskating Tour ventures to the tri-state of Cincinnati, Ohio bringing skaters from Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin together at one of the premier speedskating ovals in the Midwest. With last years attendance upwards of 300 people, the Cincinnati tournament looks to be the premier event on the Ohio Tour. The facility looks to host the 2006 U.S. Great Lakes Regionals.

About the Conference

The Ohio Speedskating Tour is one of the oldest speedskating leagues in the United States. Founded in 1944, the tour is a registered non-profit under the name of Ohio Buckeye Speed League. The Ohio Speedskating Tour is a registered program of U.S. Roller Sports, the national governing of competitive roller-skating in the United States recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee. In the vested interest of the State of Ohio, the Ohio Speedskating Tour (OST) is interested in developing in-line skating athletes to represent Ohio in the annual U.S. Regional and National Championships. The administration of the tour consists of an Executive Board that convenes annually to finalize a schedule, national regulations to implement, and other issues to further Ohio Speedskating.

Tournament Events

We will conduct in-line skating races for Novice, and Standard (Advanced) athletes. In addition, regulation relay events involving 2-men and 2-women or a mix will be run. All U.S. Roller Sports speedskating rules will be enforced.

Emergency Medical Staff

EMS Personnel will be available in case of any accidents care of Miami Dept. of Public Safety

Amenities

Skatetown Arena, greater Cincinnatis in-line and hockey arena boasts major amenities not found at your typical roller-skating facility. On the other side of the arena you can see a regulation hockey rink, locker rooms, full-service concessions, billiards, classic arcade games, bleacher seating, dasherboards, full-service pro shop, and curbside drop-off.

Located directly outside of the city, Skatetown Arena is located in West Chester, Ohio and is the premier venue in the state of Ohio. The speedskating oval meets U.S. National and Regional specifications.

The arena is conveniently located right off of I-75! To get to the arena, follow these simple directions:

From the West (Indianapolis/Chicago)

Follow I-70 East towards Dayton, Ohio. Take I-75 South towards Cincinnati. As you approach Cincinnati, take Union Centre Boulevard exit. Make a right onto Union Centre Blvd. and continue approximately 4 miles until you reach Ohio Route 747. Make a left onto OH-747. Continue 500 meters and the Arena will be on your left hand side.

From the North (Toledo/Detroit)

Take I-75 South towards Toledo. As you approach Cincinnati, take Union Centre Boulevard exit. Make a right onto Union Centre Blvd. and continue approximately 4 miles until you reach Ohio Route 747. Make a left onto OH-747. Continue 500 meters and the Arena will be on your left hand side.

From the Southeast (West Virginia/Appalachia Country)

Take I-70 West towards Columbus. Take I-75 South towards Cincinnati. As you approach Cincinnati, take Union Centre Boulevard exit. Make a right onto Union Centre Blvd. and continue approximately 4 miles until you reach Ohio Route 747. Make a left onto OH-747. Continue 500 meters and the Arena will be on your left hand side.

From the East (Cleveland/Columbus/Akron)

Take I-71 South towards Columbus. Take I-70 West towards Dayton. Take I-75 South towards Cincinnati. As you approach Cincinnati, take Union Centre Boulevard exit. Make a right onto Union Centre Blvd. and continue approximately 4 miles until you reach Ohio Route 747. Make a left onto OH-747. Continue 500 meters and the Arena will be on your left hand side.

From the South (Kentucky)

Take I-75 North towards Cincinnati. Pass Cincinnati and take Union Centre Boulevard exist. Make a left onto Union Centre Blvd. and continue approximately 4 miles until you reach Ohio Route 747. Make a left onto OH-747. Continue 500 meters and the Arena will be on your left hand side.
After a hard day on the track, treat yourself to good eating and wonderful Cincinnati.

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