Due to the Covid-19 health crisis, we have rescheduled our 2020 ISI Synchronized Championships for next year — April 9-11, 2021 — at the same location: Valley Sports Arena in Concord, Mass. The team-only event, the Beantown Showtown, will take place Saturday evening, April 10, during competition weekend. Entry deadline for both is Feb. 1. Stay tune for more details to be announced shortly.
Participants will surely enjoy the Colonial-era charm of Concord. Top places to explore include:
- Minuteman National Historic Park/Visitors Center— Featuring numerous American Revolutionary War sites, including Old North Bridge, first American victory in the Revolutionary War.
- Monument Square — The center of Concord, it’s named for its Civil War monument built in 1886.
- Concord Museum— Founded in 1886, the museum is one of the oldest museums in the country. It houses treasured American artifacts, including the famed lantern from the night of Paul Revere’s ride in 1775, the desk on which Henry David Thoreau wrote “Walden” and Native American tools from 10,000 years ago.
- Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard —The home where Louisa May Alcott wrote and set the classic “Little Women” in 1868. Eighty percent of the furnishings on display were owned by the Alcotts.
Plus, Concord is located just 20 miles west of Boston, allowing for convenient access to the city’s popular attractions, including Beacon Hill, Quincy Market, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Newbury Street, Skywalk Observatory, The Paul Revere House,
Photos courtesy of Concord Museum, Orchard House, Town of Concord and the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau