Buffalo Short Track Championships















We are excited to host the annual 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



2018 Dates & Times


Saturday, October 20 and Sunday October 21.


Sign in: Friday, October 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm & Saturday Oct. 20, 6:00am-7:00am


Practice ice: Friday, October 19, 7:00pm - 8:50pm (schedule TBD)


Warm-ups: Saturday and Sunday, 6:30am - 7:40am (schedule TBD)


Racing: Saturday, October 20, 8:00am - 5:00pm

            Sunday,   October 21, 8:00am - 2:00pm


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



Online registration opens at 8:00am on September 1st.


Registration cost - $85 (No additional cost

for Friday night practice ice)

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)





Partner Hotel


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 7/1/18) 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, 2017 or latter)



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.


New this season: 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 for the inaugural event. 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!


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Junior F ---------
Junior E ---------
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Junior A ---------
Seniors ----------
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
2017 Meet Information

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SpeediCast live streamed the 2017 Buffalo Short Track Championships. Friends and family were able to watch each and every race in real time and listen to Gordon Cepuran expertly announce all the action.


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


YouTube Channel - youtube.com/channel/UCZzHR3NYLZB5RljCGobzAxQ

Facebook - facebook.com/speedicast



Buffalo Niagara Marriott

1340 Millersport Hwy

Amherst, NY 14221


Rate: $119 includes Wifi


To reserve a room:


Call Central Reservations at (800) 228-9290 and ask for a room at the Buffalo Niagara Marriott in the Buffalo Speedskating Room Block.


Book online at  www.marriott.com/bufny /. Input dates as 10/19-10/21 group code tab: BSPBSPA.