USA Gymnastics Championships brings 1,800-plus acrobatic, rhythmic, trampoline gymnasts to Milwaukee
Posted on: 6/28/2017
MILWAUKEE, June 27, 2017 – More than 1,800 of the country’s top gymnasts in acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline and tumbling will compete at the 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships, June 27-July 2, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center and Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. The six-day national championships feature competition on both Junior Olympic and elite levels. A Kick-off Celebration is slated for 4 p.m. on June 29.
The 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships Kick-Off Celebration, held outside the BMO Harris Bradley Center at Fourth Street and State Street, is a fun gathering for athletes, families and fans alike leading into the senior elite acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline, tumbling and double mini-trampoline competition. From face painting, games, local mascots, live music, food and the Milwaukee Bucks drumline, there is something for everyone. Several U.S. Olympians will also be on hand for the celebration. For the junior and senior elite levels for each discipline, the athletes are vying for national titles. Performances in Milwaukee will also determine berths on the junior and senior U.S. National Teams for acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline and tumbling. In rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling, the competition will be part of the selection process for the 2017 World Championships. For acrobatic gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling, the USA Gymnastics Championships are part of the selection process for the U.S. teams that will compete at the 2017 World Games, the equivalent of the Olympic Games for sports and events not included in the Olympics. The Junior Olympic division has several different levels, and national titles will be awarded for each level and age group for each discipline.