USA Gymnastics Region 8 Championships this Weekend
Apr 22, 2015
MOBILE, Ala. – The Mobile Sports Authority
and the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center are ready to host the 2015
USA Gymnastics Region 8 (Level 7 & 8) Championships presented by the Mobile
Sports Authority, April 24-26, in downtown Mobile. The three-day event is brought
to the area by the Mobile Sports Authority and Planet Gymnastics, along with assistance
from the Mobile Bay Convention & Visitor’s Bureau.
weekend’s event will bring in approximately 600 athletes (girls ages 11 and up)
to Mobile from eight southeastern states (AL, FL, GA, MS, LA, NC, SC, and TN), who
will be competing on four apparatus – beam, bars, floor and vault. Joining the
participants in town will be their coaches, families, friends and other
championship begins at 8 a.m. Friday and Sunday and 9 a.m. Saturday. A total of
10 sessions will be completed over the three-day event. Admission is $15 daily
for adults and $10 for children ages 6-12 and senior citizens. Children under
the age of five are free. For more information on the upcoming event, visit www.region8gymnastics.org.
About USA Gymnastics
Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body 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
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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