Buffalo Short Track Championships

















Meet Director: Alan Jay


For additional information contact Alan - alan@buffalospeedskating.org


Phone: 716-427-3435


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The Northtown Center at Amherst

(formerly known as The Pepsi Center)


1615 Amherst Manor Drive

Williamsville, NY 14221



2019 Dates & Times


Saturday, October 18 and Sunday October 19.


Sign in: Friday, October 17, 6:00pm - 8:30pm (times are tentative)


Practice ice: Friday, October 17, 7:00pm - 8:50pm (schedule TBD)


Warm-ups: Saturday beginning at 7:00am and Sunday at 6:30am (schedule TBD)


Racing: Saturday, October 18, 8:30am - 5:00pm (times are tentative)

            Sunday,   October 19, 8:00am - 2:00pm (times are tentative)


Award Ceremony: Immediately following the conclusion of racing on Sunday.



Online general registration opens at - TBD


Registration cost - TBD

Divisions (tentative)


Novice - (6 years & under)

Junior F  - (7 & 8 years)

Junior E - (9 & 10 years)

Junior D - (11 & 12 years)

Junior C - (13 & 14 years)

Junior B - (15 & 16 years)





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Junior A - (17 & 18 years)

Seniors - (19 to 29 years)

Masters 1 - (30 to 49 years)

Masters 2 - (50 years and up)


Heartland Open - (For skaters ages 12 and older (as of 7/1/19) who meet the qualifying time standard of 1:48.0 for men and 1:58.0 for women in the 1000 meters. The time standard must be from a sanctioned short track meet, from July 1, 2018 or latter)

Format (tentative)


The format of the Meet is a two round progression, one Heat and a final. The number of finals are based on the number of skaters in the Heats. First place of each Heat goes to the A final, then seeded by times.

The Super Events are based on overall points. All athletes will skate in a Super, (A, B, C...)  for their longest distance.

Events (not run in order) (tentative)

Heartland Racing Series

We are proud to part of the Heartland Racing Series.

A season-long circuit of short track speed skating open class races to develop passion and skills for racing. Click here for additional information on the series.


The Heartland Challenge Cup.
Skaters racing in the HRS will represent either the
North East Short Track Series (NEST) or Heartland (HRS). The challenge will take place in Buffalo. The Challenge Cup will go to the team with the most points from the meet. All clubs east of Buffalo will be on one team, all clubs west of Buffalo will be on the other.

Meet Services

Special Equipment


Special Equipment is our exclusive on-site vendor for all of your equipment needs. If you're looking to make a purchase or have equipment problems, Special Equipment will be there for you!


Novice ----------
Junior F ---------
Junior E ---------
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Junior A ---------
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Masters 1 -------
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Heartland Open -
111M / 222M / 333M / Super 500M
111M / 222M / 333M / Super 500M
222M / 333M / 500M / Super 777M
333M / 500M / 777M / Super 1000M
500M / 777M / 1000M / Super 1500M
500M / 777M / 1000M / Super 1500M
500M / 777M / 1000M / Super 1500M
500M / 777M / 1000M / Super 1500M
500M / 777M / 1000M / Super 1500M
500M / 777M / 1000M / Super 1500M
500M / 777M / 1000M / Super 1500M
2018 Meet Information




Alan Jay



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SpeediCast live streamed the 2018 Buffalo Short Track Championships. Friends and family can go back and watch each and every race while listening to Gordon Cepuran expertly announce all the action.


Gordon has also posted past Championships to his YouTube channel. Athletes and their fans can watch all the action and excitement whenever and wherever they want.


YouTube Channel - youtube.com/channel/UCZzHR3NYLZB5RljCGobzAxQ

Facebook - facebook.com/speedicast




Thank's to all of our 2018 skaters along with their coaches, families and supporters. We had two great days of competition for our sold out 5th annual meet. We are already preparing for 2019 and look forward to hosting another fun and competitive event.


97 photos courtesy of Raymond Lin form the Potomac Speedskating club.