The three major sports events hosted by the Omaha Sports Commission (OSC) over the past eight months are paying dividends to the city and state. Omaha Sports Commission President Harold Cliff said the three events – the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming, 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships and Mutual of Omaha’s Battles on Ice – provided unique sporting opportunities while showcasing Omaha on the national stage.
Construction crews are completing work on the outdoor hockey rink at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha as preparations continue for the February 9 Mutual of Omaha Battles on Ice.
Tickets are now on sale for one of the most anticipated winter sports events ever held in Omaha. The Mutual of Omaha Battles on Ice will be held Saturday, February 9, 2013 at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The outdoor double-header will feature the Omaha Lancers playing United States Hockey League opponent the Lincoln Stars at 12:30 p.m., followed by the UNO Mavericks facing off against Western Collegiate Hockey Association foe North Dakota.
U.S. Figure Skating and the Omaha Sports Commission announced today that single-session tickets for 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships will be available at 10 a.m. (CT) Wednesday, Sept. 19. Starting at $13 per session, tickets will be available by visiting www.2013uschampionships.com or www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800.745.3000.
Omaha is pleased to announce that the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials and 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament have been nominated by the readers of SportsTravel magazine for the 2012 Sports Travel Award. Events are nominated by the readers of SportsTravel, the sports world’s event magazine. Criteria for nomination and voting include superior organization of and attendance at the events, a superior experience for the competitors and/or spectators at the events, and how the site or venue served to enhance the events. Final balloting is open through August 15, 2012. Winners will be announced at the TEAMS ’12 Conference & Expo, October 1-4, 2012, in Detroit.