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USA Gymnastics Region 8 Championships this Weekend

Apr 22nd, 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.  

This 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 supporters.  

The 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

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  

About The Mobile Sports Authority
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