Hampton Roads Convention Center to host two state gymnastic championship events
The Hampton Roads Convention Center will host two gymnastics meets in May.
The Virginia Level 4 state championship meet will take place from Friday, May 4 until Sunday, May 6. The Virginia All Star Optional Program state championship meet will take place from Friday, May 18 until Sunday, May 20.
Both events are being hosted by Gymnastics Inc. Gymnasts range in age from 6 to 18.
"These tiny gymnasts are sure to steal the hearts of all those in attendance," Wendy Hylton, head of Gymnastics Inc., stated in a release. "Some may be future champions, but more importantly, they are all strong, confident and capable little people."
The level 4 meet is designed to provide a championship competition for gymnasts and teams that have met the qualification guidelines set up by the State Administrative Committee.
The all-star optional program is an alternative for Virginia club members to compete in the state.
The level 4 meet will run from 4-9 p.m. Friday, May 4 and from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6. The meet times are the same for the optional program meet May 18-20.
Admission is free for children ages 12 and younger. Admission for those 13 and older is $10, $15 for a two-day pass, $20 for a weekend pass. Admission for seniors is $5, $10 for a two-day pass, $15 for a weekend pass.
The convention center is located at 1610 Coliseum Drive in Hampton.