6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Check In & Mat Set Up
7:30 a.m.- 8:00 a.m. Warm Up
8:00 a.m. -8:15 a.m. National Anthem & Ice Resurface
8:15 a.m.. Racing Begins
4:00 p.m. Racing Ends (approximately)
4:15 p.m. ASE Race Strategy and Tactics Camp Introduction


Skaters must race all distances to qualify for an overall award unless injured or ill. Tie breaker will be the longest race in the ability group. Awards will be given to the 1st –3rd placed male and female skaters in each ability group containing a minimum of 4 skaters.

Personal Best Tokens will be available at the awards table for skaters reporting personal bests to the awards volunteers.

ASE Short Track Race Strategy & Tactics Camp 

The NorthBurke meet will serve as an optional "Kick Off" event for the ASE 2019 Short Track Race Strategy & Tactics Camp held February 17 - 18 in Milwaukee. Optional Ice time at the end of races (if available) will be used for this ASE Camp.

For more information about this camp please contact Carl Cepuran (

​Register for the camp here.

*Why the funky name?
In 2016, we opted to change the name of the meet to honor Chuck and Donna Burke, long time friends of the Northbrook Speed Skating Club.

​​The Basics

​​Northbrook Sports Center

1730 Pfingsten Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062

Hosted By the Northbrook Speed Skating Club
Sanctioned by US Speed Skating & Amateur Skating Association of Illinois (ASAI)

Meet Director: Michelle King

Register for the meet : Registration closed Feb 14th.

Meet Format

All age groups and abilities are welcome. Skaters will be grouped into competitive mixed gender ability groups based on submitted seed times. All skaters will race in a heat and final. It is not the responsibility of the meet director to look up skater seed times.

The Northbrook Speedskating Club and meet organizers reserve the right to make changes in the meet format.

T-Shirt Orders

T Shirts are available for sale on the online registration form. T-Shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed for registrations/orders received after February 1st, 2019.

Final List of Participants

Registration is now closed.

2019 NorthBurke Open* will be Saturday, February 16th.  

Gifts and Sponsorship

McCabe Merrill Lynch

Thank you to Josh Burton Photography for taking some great action shots at the 2018 NorthBurke meet! 

Northbrook Speed Skating Club

The success of our club is dependent on the generous support of our sponsors.  Thank you!