Local figure skater heads to Detroit for National Competition

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The U.S. Figure Skating Championships began in Detroit this week with thousands of people heading over to Little Caesars Arena for the national championships, which include local hopeful, Hannah Miller.

Miller is from Williamston. She performrf her short program Thursday night and will perform Freestyle on Friday.

Little Caesars Arena will host all junior and senior championship practices and competitions. You can watch Hannah Miller compete in the women's freestyle program at 8 pm. Friday on WILX.

Check out the schedule for the rest of the weekend:

Thursday, Jan. 24

Junior pairs free skate - 11:45 a.m.
Championship pair short program - 4:30 p.m.
Championship ladies short program - 7:54 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 25

Junior free dance - 12 p.m.
Championship rhythm dance - 3:45 p.m.
Opening ceremonies and Championship ladies free skate - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 26

Championship pairs free skate (Groups 1-3) and Championship men's short program (groups 1 & 2) - 9:25 a.m.
Championship pairs free skate (groups 4 & 5) and Championship men's short program (groups 3 & 4) - 1:15 p.m.
Championship free dance - 6:34 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 27

Championship men's free skate - 2 p.m.
Skating spectacular - 8 p.m.
Tickets are still on sale for the event, and single session tickets start at just $15. You can get all-session tickets which provides you an assigned seat to all junior and senior championship level competitions and practice sessions at LCA, plus the 2019 skating spectacular, or you can buy championship weekend packages.

The U.S. Figure Skating Championships have been held since 1914 and it is the most prestigious figure skating event in the United States.

The competitors list is below: