OLYMPIAD News & UPCOMING EventS
MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! FEBRUARY 24 - 26, 2017
The 2017 St. Louis Classic will be held in the Edward Jones Dome! Huge beautiful venue! Join us in St. Louis for one of the premier meets in the midwest. This year over 2200 gymnasts will be competing over a three day event. The St. Louis Classic will be host to levels Xcel Bronze - Diamond and Sanctioned Levels 3 - 10. Spectator Admission is FREE for all. Parking pricing may vary depending on day of event and parking lots. See you at the DOME!
Friday February 24
Levels 4, 6-8
Saturday February 25
Xcel Bronze, Xcel Silver, Levels 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10/9
Sunday, February 26
Xcel Bronze - Diamond Levels 3 & 4
Night time flashlight Easter egg hunt: Friday March 31st
This will be a fun event at Francis Howell high school on the football field hosted by the Francis Howell Golden girls. Sign up now for $3 per child or $5 at the door. Click here to register for this event. Rainout date will be Saturday April 1st.
Pre Kindergarten - 4th Grade: 7:30p-8:00p
5th - 8th Grade: 8:00p-8:30p
9th - 12th Grade: 8:30p-9:00p
Francis Howell High School
7001 S. Hwy 94
St. Charles, MO 63304
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 email@example.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 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.
2016 Road to Rio Spring Performances: During the month of May, our gyms are transformed to reflect this year's theme of "Road to Rio". This event is a fan favorite and allows the gymnasts, tumblers, and ninja's to show off their skills they have been working so hard on over the past few months. This year's theme was Road to Rio to celebrate the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. Each spring student receives “TOP” scores as they perform their skills before a crowd of raving fans. Children shine, family and friends beam and coaches are filled with pride. The annual spring performance is a super confidence building event packed with fun. Our staff look forward to it every year.Spring Performance Dates:
Manchester: May 2 - 7 (Ninja May 5-7), Mid Rivers: May 14-19, Chesterfield: May 21-26, Ellisville: May 13-15 & 20-22, Festus: May 16-21
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.