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Add to My Calendar 2017-02-24 12:00:00 2017-02-26 22:00:00 America/Detroit 2017 Winter Classic Invitational Elite Mobility and Olympic Selection. Hosted by Branch Gymnastics Battle Creek, Michigan Branch Gymnastics

WELCOME!

Welcome to the Official Website of the 2017 Winter Classic Invitational. We are honored and excited to announce this year’s event will be an Elite Mobility Meet as well as part of the selection process for the following:

World Championship
World Games
WAGC

We are working diligently to make this an event to remember!

WHAT TO EXPECT

Quality Competition

In partnership with USA Gymnastics, the 2017 Winter Classic Invitational will host all levels and ages from entry level through elite.

Great Venue

We’re honored to host the competition at the beautiful Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek Michigan, the World Headquarters of Kelloggs!

Fun for All!

Battle Creek and Kalamazoo boast some Michigan’s best Winter tourist attractions. Check out the Visitors Bureau.

Great Hospitality

VIP’s, judges and coaches will be treated to plentiful and delicious catering from the area’s top chefs!

ASSIGNED TRAINING SCHEDULE

Thursday February 23
2:00 – 4:00

Premier Athletics
Premier Gymnastics
Rising Stars
SGT
Silver Stars
Springtime Tumbing & Trampoline
Skywalkers
Stars Gymnastics
Tatarus Gymnastics
3TI
The Palaestra
Top Star
T&T Express
Troy
Ultimate Air
EXP
Tornado Sports Club
Twist and Shout
TwistStars
Gymagic
Wasatch
W TX TNT Explosion
Wigh Tumble Academy
World Elite
Xtreme
XPT

4:00 – 6:00

5 Star Elite
Action Athletics
Air Extreme
Air Sports
Airborne Colorado
Amplify Gymnastics
Argentina
Aspire
Canada
Capital Gymnastics
CIGA
CWL
Chicago Park Dist
Team Legacy
Dev
Dulles Gymnastics
Dynamic Gymnastics
Dynamite Gymnastics
Eagle Gymnastics TX
ETA
Elmwood
Fairland Gymnastics
Flip Force
FlipCity South
For the Kidz

6:00 – 8:00

GAR
Gypsy Flyers Eagan
Gypsy Flyers – MG
GKSC
Gymnast Factory
Hawaii
High Altitude
Idaho Elite
Indigo
Infinite Bounds
Integrity
K and L Tumbletown
KC Trampoline Club
KPT
Legacy T&T
MTGA
Midwest Training
Mills USA
MJM Studios
Motion Gymnastics
NASA Gymnastics
NVG
Oklahoma Extreme
One World Gymnastics
Phoe
Pwrhouse

EVENT INFORMATION

Meet Schedule
Full Schedule

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Team Sheets
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Rotation Sheets
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Finals Sheets
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Results

Sessions: 1| 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

T = Broken Tie

* = Unbreakable Tie

F = Foreign Competitor

Equipment
AAI & Ross Equipment
Scoring
ProScore/PlasmaGen

ENTRY

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS

Payment and Entry are due on Saturday, January 14, 2017.

  • USA GYMNASTICS PARTICIPANTS : Use the USA Gymnastics Meet Reservation system found here. Mail your payment and email confirmation of registration to: Branch Gymnastics ATTN: Winter Classic 393 N Helmer Road, Battle Creek, MI 49037.
  • INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS : You will not be able to do the meet reservation system. Please fill out the entry form found here (Click Here) and submit payment to: Branch Gymnastics ATTN: Winter Classic 393 N Helmer Road, Battle Creek, MI 49037.
  • Entry fee for the same athlete competing in two different levels : Please pay the entry fee for the highest level an athlete will compete when competing (2) different levels in their registered events.
LATE ENTRIES

Late entries will have fees doubled. Acceptances of late entries are subject to approval by the Meet Director. Please Submit all requests to Amy McDonald at amcdonald@usagym.org

INCOMPLETE OR INCORRECT ENTRIES

Corrections to entries after the Jan. 27th entry deadline will cost $25 per correction. Please use the  Change of Entry Form. Scratches should use form. Scratch Entry Form

SYNCHRONIZED TRAMPOLINE FORMAT

We will host a Synchronized Trampoline session for levels 9 through Elite. The cost will be $25 per person in the synchronized pair, please
add this to your entry fees and list the synchronized pair on your entry. No Finals

RULES

Rules from the current JO Code of Points and Elite Code of Points will be used. Click here to order the JO Code of Points and Routines. All age groups are based on the age of the competitor on December 31, 2017.

REGISTRATION INFO

To register, please use the USA Gymnastics meet reservation system or download and submit the appropriate registration forms located  below.

Level 1 – 4 Athletes
$65

Register

Level 5 – 7 Athletes
$85

Register

Level 8 & 9 Athletes
$100

Register

Elite & Level 10
$125

Register

VISITORS INFORMATION

WELCOME LETTER TO PARENTS

Welcome to the 2017 Winter Classic T&T Invitational. Below find “fast facts” that will help ensure your family’s participation in the 2017 Winter Classic will be as easy and enjoyable as possible.  Download the Welcome Letter from meet hosts, Al and Cindy Scharns.

APPAREL & MERCHANDISE

Check out our awesome 2017 Winter Classic Apparel at the Winter Classic Store.

EVENT PROGRAM

Coming Soon!

TRANSPORTATION

The Kellogg Arena is conveniently located near 4 airports:Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport; Gerald R. Ford International Airport (Grand Rapids);Capital Region International Airport (Lansing); and Detroit Metropolitan Airport.  AMTRAK also stops  at Kellogg Arena!

PARKING

Parking in the Hamblin Ave Parking ramp, Jackson St parking ramp and Michigan Ave parking ramp will be $8.00. Parking info here. Parking Map here.

TICKETS

Download Ticket Information

Where to stay

Finding a good hotel can be tricky. So here are some of our favorite hotels nearby event location

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McCalmly Plaza Hotel

50 Capital Ave SW, Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 963-70500
Room Rate: $114/night

Visit Website

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Holiday Inn Battle Creek

12812 Harper Village Drive Battle Creek, MI 49014
269-979-0500
Room Rate: $119/night

Visit Website

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FORMS

Entry

Download

Change of Entry

Download

Scratch Form

Download

Refund Form

Download

COACHES & OFFICIALS

Coaches, Judges, Officials

Coaches, judges and officials who are Professional Members will be issued credentials. (No Pending Pro memberships – all aspects of the Pro membership must be complete.) • Coaches must have completed the U100 and T210 and must be registered online with Winter Classic – Elite Mobility Meet entries

2 Credentials

Only 2 coaches per team will be issued credentials. Requests for additional coaches’ credentials must be approved by the Meet Director. Teams with less than ten athletes need not apply.

Judges

Judges must have a rating as designated by the Technical Committee and submit the Judge’s Request for Assignment.

Photo Release

Permission is hereby granted to the Branch Gymnastics by way of entering the Winter Classic at Kellogg Arena to use any photographs that may be taken at the event on the Winter Classic or Branch Gymnastics web sites and/or in Winter Classic or Branch Gymnastics printed publications or electronic communications without further consideration, and to hold harmless the above named entities.

Medical Personnel

A USA Gymnastics approved certified trainer will be available for all training and competition sessions. A medical doctor will also be available or be on call for any emergency situations that may arise.

Dress Code

Click here to download Dress Code information.

EVENT ORGANIZERS

Host: Branch Gymnastics

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Cindy Scharns

Meet Co-Coordinator
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Al Scharns

Meet Co-Coordinator
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Amy McDonald

Meet Director

OUR SPONSORS

The 2016 Winter Classic is proud to be supported by  these great folks!

GET DIRECTIONS

Fill the form below to get directions to our event location

Enter Direction from and Travel Mode from the left form to see directions.

 

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Please submit correspondence via email* to:

Sponsors, Vendors, and Ads

cscharns.branchgym@gmail.com

Tickets, Apparel, and Merchandise

cscharns.branchgym@gmail.com

General Questions

cscharns.branchgym@gmail.com

Technical Questions

amesmcdonald@gmail.com

Coaches Questions

amesmcdonald@gmail.com

* Verbal requests will not be accepted.

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