2017 USA Gymnastics Alabama Optional Meet Lands at the Mobile Convention Center
Mar 7, 2017
MOBILE, Ala. – The Mobile Sports Authority and
the Mobile Convention Center will be hosting the 2017 USA Gymnastics Alabama
State Optional Meet from March 17 through March 19, 2017 in downtown Mobile. Along
with Planet Gymnastics, a Mobile-grown gymnastics studio producing top-level
athletes, the three-day event expects to host over 600 athletes ranging in age
Alabama athletes will represent 50+ different communities across the state.
This meet will serve as a regional qualifier that will give the top six athletes
in each division the chance to represent ‘Team Alabama’ in the Regional
tournaments in April. The
2017 USA Gymnastics Alabama State Optional Meet will begin at noon on Friday
March 17th and conclude Sunday mid-afternoon. Among the many
different divisions, Championship Level 10 is the highest Junior Olympic level.
These elite athletes for the Level 10 division will take to the floor on Saturday.
The gymnasts will be joined in town by their coaches, families, friends and
The competing athletes will be challenged with four
apparatus – beam, bars, floor and vault –
and the public is welcome to come check out the action! Admission is $10
per day for adults, $5 per day for ages 6-12, and under 5 are free. Please
visit www.usagym.org for more information on
the weekends’ meet times and schedule as it is subject to change.
About USA Gymnastics
Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the National Governing Body (NGB)
for gymnastics in the United States. Its mission is to encourage participation
and the pursuit of excellence in the sport. Its disciplines include men's and
women's artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling,
acrobatic gymnastics and group gymnastics. For more complete information, log
on to www.usagym.org.
About The Mobile Sports
The Mobile Sports Authority (MSA) is a non-profit sports
commission formed in 2008 by the Mobile County Commission. The main mission is
to create a positive economic and public relations impact for Mobile County,
the City of Mobile, and the region through attracting, hosting, managing and
supporting sporting events. MSA is the main point of contact for sports and
sports-related activities for the Mobile County area. For more information on
MSA, please visit www.mobilesportsauthority.com.
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