OLYMPIAD News & UPCOMING EventS

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Name the K's Contest: Olympiad Gymnastics and Team Central are revamping our Kindergarten gymnastics program. We would like for it to have a name as exciting as our classes! After we hear from our members, we will vote on the most popular names with finalists from each gym, then an over all WINNER! The Grand Prize Winner will receive 1 year of gymnastics for FREE! A $948.00* value! ($984.00 is based on one 50 minute class per week, redemmed for 12 consecutive months of gymnastics classes. Longer classes or team classes will be discounted by $82.00 per month)

Entries are due by April 30, One entry per child. Duplicate contest entry names will be put ina raffle and only one winner will be named. ENTER TO WIN!

**Read the Official Contest Rules before entering


Ninja Obstacle Course Run, Sunday May 7th at Team Central Gymnastic Academy. Ninja Obstacle Course Run Competition is for ages 1st grade and up and the Ninja Fun Run is for ages 4 - kindergarten. Deadline to enter OCR is April 15th.


2017 Women's NCAA Gymnastics Championships St. Louis - April 14-15, 2017 - Chaifetz Arena

*At this time, a portion of the seats in the 100 and 200 levels of Chaifetz Arena are reserved for gym clubs.  After January 13, those seats will also be available to the general public. 

Below is an order form with the pricing details and  don't forget to add on a food voucher for only $10. 
*each voucher is redeemable for one session for a slice of pizza & soda or a hot dog, chips and soda. 

Please return the attached form to Jenna Mueller at jenna_mueller@comcastspectacor.com, fax 314-977-5010 or mail to: Chaifetz Arena Attn: Jenna Mueller; 1 South Compton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103

Get your ticket order form and return by January 13th.


Olympiad Gymnast Places 2nd in USA Gymnastics Ninja Challenge

USA Gymnastics unveiled the USA Gymnastics Ninja Challenge this summer at three of its premier events.  st. Louis was one of the cities picked to host this new event. One June 24-26, gymnasts/ninjas from all over St. Louis were invited to attend the Ninja Challenge course.  

This course gave children the opportunity to jump, hang, swing, run and perform other basic movements, utilizing all of the different body parts.  The Ninja Challenge had three age divisions: 6-7 year olds, 8-9 year olds and 10-11 year olds. The top gymnasts in each age division were recognized as the Ninja Challenge champions during the final day of competition in that city.  

Our own Brianna B from Olympiad Chesterfield placed 2nd in the St. Louis City Finals as well as Cory S placing 4th, Ella M placing 9th, Ava Riegeosberger placing 7th, and Tucker E placing 9th overall. We were so proud of our athletes making gymnastics history with the first year of Ninja Challenge by USAG

 


Dance Fever Takes Top Honors at Stage One National Championships

Dance Fever had several dancers compete at the Stage One National Championships in Gatlinburg, Tennessee this past week June 22-26th. They competed in areas of hip hop, open dance, duet, tap, and acrobats. Soloist, Emilynn Marnin walked away with a double platinum award, Juliana Basch won the platinum award and 1st place in the Hip Hop category and CJ Whitehead won platinum award and 1st place in the Hip Hop category.

The mini groups won awards in the Hip Hop dance, platinum award and 1st place in the Hip Hop category. Their Open Dance routine won the platinum award. The Juniors received the platinum award in their Duet and Hip Hop dance.

Senior soloist Lexi Alford received for her open dance routine, platinum award an 1st place in the open category. She also received platinum award for Tap.

 


Take Flight Family Event at Olympiad Chesterfield: On Saturday May 14th, Olympiad Chesterfield hosted it's first Take Flight Family Event to coincide with the Chesterfield Spirit of St. Louis airshow the weekend of May 14 & 15th. They hosted open gym, carnival games, had food and drinks, bounce house and tons of fun. They had about 38 families there to enjoy the fun and watch the airshow from the comforts of Olympiad Chesterfield's parking lot. Check out their Facebook page for more pictures.


SHAWN JOHNSON COMES TO OLYMPIAD & TC: On Tuesday February 16th, Shawn Johnson former Olympiad Gymnast came to Olympiad Chesterfield and Team Central Gymnastics Academy to talk about her success as a gymnast, the upcoming Olympics, promote the upcoming Olympic Trials and P&G Women's Championships June 23-26. She also took questions from gymnasts and signed autographs and posed for pictures with the gymnasts.