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Canadian trampoline and tumbling team aiming high at 2013 World Games in Cali, Colombia

A strong Canadian trampoline and tumbling team is aiming high at the 2013 World Games, a multi-sport competition with over 4000 athletes from more than 100 countries competing mostly in non-Olympic events ranging from squash and karate to roller skating and paragliding. Over 80 competitors from 16 countries will be vying for medals in the trampoline and tumbling events July 29-31, including Oly... more

Keegan Soehn and Corissa Boychuk heading to 2013 World Games

The World Games, first held in 1981, are an international multi-sport event, meant for sports, that are not contested in the Olympic Games. They are the Olympics for non-Olympic sports. This year the World Games will be hosted in Cali, Columbia with 84 countries competing in 36 different sports.Keegan Soehn from Thunder Country Trampoline and Corissa Boychuk from the Airdrie Edge join the Canad... more

2013 Canada Cup Comes to an End

More than 165 athletes from the across the globe competed from July 18-20, at Genesis Place in Airdrie, Alta. The event was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by those that attended.  AGF would like to thank Gymnastics Canada, the ATTSA and the Airdrie Edge Gymnastic Club for all their hard work and dedication over the past 3 days. Events of this magnitude would not possible without the... more

Rosie MacLennan wins gold in return to competition at Canada Cup trampoline meet

AIRDRIE, Alta. -- Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto shook off the rust of almost a year away from competition to edge Bryony Page of Great Britain for the gold medal in the women’s trampoline event Saturday at the Canada Cup. MacLennan held a comfortable lead going into Saturday’s final but needed the extra cushion from Friday’s prelims to finish first overall with a combined score... more

Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan off to strong start at Canada Cup

In her first competition since winning gold at the Olympic Games last summer in London, Rosie MacLennan qualified first in the women’s individual trampoline at the Canada Cup in Airdrie, Alberta on Friday and won silver in the synchro final with partner Samantha Sendel. In the individual prelims MacLennan trailed British champion Bryony Page by a tenth of a point after the compulsory routine,... more

Competition gets underway at Canada Cup trampoline and tumbling meet

AIRDRIE, Alta -- Competition kicked off Thursday at the Canada Cup trampoline and tumbling meet with preliminaries in many events including senior men’s and women’s synchro trampoline and double mini trampoline.  Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan competed for the first time in almost a year, placing second with Samantha Sendel, in the women’s synchro prelims, behind Karine Dufour and Melan... more

PHOTO & AUTOGRAPH ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Federation (AGF) invite all sport media and general public to an autograph session with 2012 Olympic Gold medalist Rosie MacLennan who is competing in her first competition since winning Canada’s only gold medal of the London Games almost a year ago.Who: Rosie MacLennan, ON – Olympic Gold Medalist When: Saturday, July 20, 2013 Photo and Autograph Session : 10:00 am -11:0... more

Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan highlights Canada Cup competition

AIRDRIE, Alta -- Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto will be the star attraction at the Canada Cup July 18-20 in her first competition since winning Canada’s only gold medal of the London Games almost a year ago. In her much anticipated return to competition, MacLennan highlights an event drawing more than 165 athletes from Canada and around the world, including the United... more

2013 Trampoline Canada Cup welcomes best gymnasts in the world

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 15, 2013AIRDRIE, Alta. - More than 165 athletes from the across the globe will kick off three days of competition beginning this Thursday.  The 2013 Trampoline and Tumbling Canada Cup will take place July 18-20, at Genesis Place in Airdrie, Alta.This year’s Canada Cup roster includes competitors from nine foreign countries, including the United States, Great Brita... more

Kelsey Titmarsh 25th, Kelsey Anderson 31st after first day of rhythmic qualification at FISU Games

KAZAN, Russia -- Russia’s Margarita Mamun and Alexandra Merkulova are ranked 1-2 all around after the first day of competition in rhythmic gymnastics at the World University Games. Kelsey Titmarsh of Toronto placed 25th in both the hoop and ball events to rank 25th overall while Kelsey Anderson of Vernon, B.C., is 31st overall. Titmarsh, a member of Canada’s 2012 Olympic team in the group com... more

CGC hosting Gymnastics Canada's MAG Super Camp

CGC has been hosting the Gymnastic Canada's Super Camp this week and runs until tomorrow. 27 Male athletes from across Canada along with 10 coaches were invited to attend this event. Alberta gymnasts Elijah Thompson, Antonio Fernandes and Johnny Malcolm are participating in this camp which is part of National Team ranking along with Elite Canada and Canadian Championships. The camp includes 2 t... more

Ellie Black bounces back with two medals in women’s gymnastics at World University Games

KAZAN, Russia -- After just missing the podium twice at the World University Games Canadian all around champion Ellie Black of Halifax (Alta) bounced back for two medals on the final day of competition Wednesday in women’s gymnastics. Black placed a close fourth in both the all around and vault events, but wouldn’t be denied a trip to the podium, winning silver on floor in a tie with Elsa Gar... more

Ellie Black 4th all around at World University Game

KAZAN, Russia -- Halifax gymnast Ellie Black placed fourth in the women’s all around final at the World University Games on Tuesday as Russian favourites Aliya Mustafina and Ksenia Afanasyeva finished 1-2 in a field of 24 competitors.  Ranked second after the first three of four events, Black ran into trouble on one of her tumbling lines in the floor exercise and wound up just off the po... more

AGF wants you!

In accordance with AGF By-Law 7, Board of Directors, subsection 7.7 Terms of Office, an election for the positions of Directors will occur at the 2013 AGF Annual General Meeting.Therefore the AGF Nominating Committee is requesting your help in soliciting potential Directors. According to the AGF mission statement, AGF is dedicated to developing gymnastics and its values by encouraging participa... more

MAG athlete Aiden Marsden competes first time at the world stage

Alberta athlete Aiden Marsden from Capital City Gymnastics in Edmonton, competing at his first FISU Games, managed to place 34th on the Floor; 70th on the Parallel bars and 90th on the High bar, despite some tough competition (Russia, China, Japan and Germany). When asked how he felt about the overall experience at the FISU, Aiden said he that he had the best floor routine he has ever competed,... more

Russia dominates team event in men’s gymnastics at FISU Games, Canadians 17th

KAZAN, Russia -- Russia dominated the men’s gymnastics team event at the World University Games on Monday while Canada placed 17th in a field of 24 countries. The Russian squad, led by Olympians Denis Ablyazin and Emin Garibov, won the gold with a score of 273.150 points, followed by the Ukraine with 269.950 and Japan at 269.700. Evan Cruz of Halifax (Alta) delivered the best individual appa... more

Ellie Black qualifies for four finals at World University Games

KAZAN, Russia -- Canadian all around champion Ellie Black of Halifax (Alta),  advanced to four finals in women’s artistic gymnastics in a top calibre international field at the World University Games on Sunday. A powerhouse Russian squad led by 2012 Olympic champion Aliya Mustafina romped to the team title ahead of Japan and Germany and swept the top three spots in the individual all aro... more

Announcement

AGF would like to inform all members that the annual REC retreat in August has been cancelled due to the lack of registration. Please contact Heather Sjostrom via phone (403-259-5549) or email should you have question. more

Alberta athletes ready to compete in the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia

The 27th Summer Universiade, sponsored by International University Sports Federation (FISU), will be held in Kazan, capital city of Republic of Tatarstan, Russia from July 6 to July 17, 2013. The Universiade is a multi-sport event that takes place every two years in various cities all over the world.  This year, more than 13,500 athletes and members of delegations from 170 countries as wel... more

Alberta Gymnastics Federation and 3rd Level Consulting enter new Corporate Sponsorship

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) and 3rd Level Consulting are extremely pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership to further enhance services provided to the AGF members.3rd Level Consulting can help your gymnastics organization increase its profitability and efficiency. They will help you fine-tune your business systems, expand your business, and get your leadership... more

CAC launches new magazine for all coaches in Canada

The Coaching Association of Canada and Coaches of Canada recently launched its new magazine “Coaches Plan,” it is a free publication designed for coaches in Canada for all sports at every level of competition.  It is written for coaches by coaches. Articles focus on sport performance, psychology, tips from top coaches, planning, motivation, nutrition and communications. Coaches of Canada a... more

NCCP updates

Phase-in period Gymnastics Canada has established for integration of Level 3 and Level 4 Trampoline coaches for participation in National and International events: All GCG events: 2014:     Level 2 certified + must have L3 Technical 2015:     Level 2 certified + must have L3 Technical & Practical 2016:     Level 3 certified To be... more

Calgary Acro received several medals in recent competitions

Calgary Acro received several medals in recent competitions

Calgary Acro athletes have done an amazing job in the recent competitions in the past few weeks. Congratulations to the following athletes who won medals:Texas State Championships held in Boerne Texas, June 1-2, 2013: Alex Neish, Ioulia Opotchanova and Ava Cochlan – Gold medal, women’s group level 8, age group 17 and over; Jessica Whipp and Mia Bierd – Brronze medal, level 7, age group 15-16; A... more

Announcement

On behalf of the Alberta Gymnastics Federation, our thoughts and prayers go out to the thousands of people in southern Alberta, many who are AGF members, who have been impacted by this disaster.  Our sincere thanks to the volunteers who have been working to help their neighbours, which is also extended to the emergency responders and other organizations that have contributed and will conti... more

Announcement

The City of Calgary remains in a state of local emergency due to significant flooding. For the safety of our staff, AGF office is closed on Monday June 24. more

Scott Morgan fourth in men’s vault final at gymnastics World Cup

ANADIA, Portugal -- Scott Morgan of Vancouver (Flicka) placed an impressive fourth in a star studded field in the men’s vault final on Sunday at a gymnastics World Cup.Thomas Gonzalez of Chile won gold with a score of 14.925 and 2012 Olympic bronze medal winner Radivilov of the Ukraine took the silver with 14.838 points.On the women’s side Stefanie Merkle of Petersburg, Ont., (Revolution Gymnas... more

Airdrie coach Jamie Atkin receives the Aaron Johnson’s T&T Program Service Award

The 44th Annual Gymnastics Canada Gymnastique (GCG) Annual General Meeting and Achievement Gala took place this past weekend in Ottawa, Ontario.  Many dedicated and hardworking individuals from Alberta, including coaches, athletes and volunteers, were honored at the Saturday evening Achievement Gala. Congratulations to the following people who received recognition at this event: 2012 GCG V... more

2013 Gymnastics Canada Gymnastique Annual General Meeting

This weekend a number of AGF members will be attending the 44th GCG Annual General Meeting occurring June 14-16 in Ottawa, Ontario.  A number of meetings will occur, ranging from the actual Annual General Meeting to the Gymnastics for All Council.  Five Plenary sessions are also planned for the Saturday.  They will range from a review of the GCG Strategic Plan to Provincial/Terri... more

Mackenzie Itcush prepares to compete in Russia at Summer Universiade

Gymtastics gymnast Mackenzie Itcush is traveling to Kazan, Russia this July to compete in the 27th Summer Universiade Games.  The Universiade is a multi-sport event that takes place every two years in various cities all over the world. The Games will feature 27 sports.  Good Luck to Mackenzie!Watch Globe News on Mackenzie Itcush. more

REC Retreat last chance to register!

REC Retreat last chance to register! Registration deadline is June 15, hurry to reserve your seat!For information about REC Retreat, click HERE.Rec Retreat Registration: https://www.regonline.com/agfrecretreat2013Pre-Retreat NCCP Courses: http://activenetca.active.com/Albertagymnastics/registrationmain.sdi?online_site_id=2 more

Marisa Dick wins at Trinidad & Tobago National Championships, moves on to Pan Ams and Worlds

Capital City Gym Club athlete, Marisa Dick, recently traveled to Trinidad & Tobago, where she has dual citizenship, to compete in their National Championships.  She came away with their National Title, as well as securing funding for the next four years!  She next moves on to Puerto Rico in August to compete at Pan American Championships and then World Championships in Belgium in... more

Team Alberta wins All around Team Gold at the Western Canada Cup

Team Alberta wins All around Team Gold at the Western Canada Cup

Congratulations to all members at the Team Alberta for an awesome meet, you rocks! Here is the list of the awards for the team and individual member: TEAM ALBERTA      TRAMPOLINE TEAM – GOLD       DMT TEAM – SILVER      TUMBLING TEAM – SILVER      ALL AROUND TEAM – GOLD Chloe Williamson (Calgary Gymnastics C... more

T & T Western Canada Cup this weekend

The 2013 T & T Western Canada Cup takes place this weekend in Port Moody BC. This competition is for provincial level athletes only and can be attended not only by Provincial Teams but by individual clubs as well. This year the Alberta team is George Malcolm (CGC), Jessa Bentz (CGC), Mackenzie Kyfiuk (Airborne), Chloe Williamson (CGC), Alex Forest (Phoenix), Kailyn Arndt (Ortona), Kaitlynn... more

2013 Gymfest Photos are up!

Start spreading the news! Gymfest 2013 was a hit! With a Broadway theme as the inspiration, the coaches and athletes participated in a variety of workshops from clowning to costume and set design to choreography.Performances were fantastic! Many of the groups embraced the theme completely incorporating concepts from Broadway greats like Mary Poppins and Annie. All of the performances were creat... more

Burnett soars to seventh men’s trampoline title, Black wins three medals in women’s gymn

OTTAWA -- Two-time Olympian Jason Burnett of Toronto soared to his seventh national trampoline title and Ellie Black of Halifax led the way in the women’s gymnastics on Saturday with three medals to cap a brilliant performance at the 2013 Canadian Gymnastics Championships. Burnett, fully recovered from a broken leg and other injuries that have hampered the 2008 Olympic silver medallist over... more

Team Alberta shines at the 2013 Canadian Championships

Congratulations to all athletes, coaches and judges who went to the 2013 Canadian Championships held in Ottawa this past week, what a wonderful job you have done! Team Alberta’s three teams (WAG, MAG and T&T) performed exceptionally well this year.  Below are the highlights from this year’s competition:MAG: Brandon O’Neill – Senior – Ortona      BRONZE – Floor &nbs... more

Ottawa gymnast wins third straight national title at 2013 Canadian Championships

OTTAWA -- Hometown favourite Sam Zakutney’s Olympic dreams got a big boost on Friday at the Canadian Gymnastics Championships. After charging into the lead on Wednesday in the Tyro class Zakutney kept up the pace on the second day to win the all around gold with a total score of 161.250 points. Anthony Tawfick of Mississauga, Ont., placed second with 160.650 points and Ryan Oehrlein of G... more

Highlights from yesterday’s competition at the 2013 Canadian Championships:

Team Alberta did a wonderful job on yesterday's competition at the 2013 Canadian Championships, here are some of the hightlights: WAG National Open Team – Silver Medal Marisa Dyck (Capital City Gym Club) – National Open 16 + All Around – Gold Medal McKenize Ictush (Gymtastics) – National Open 16 + All Around – Bronze Medal MAG Conner Trepanier (Exelta) – Youth All Around – Bron... more

T&T athletes receive more medals for Team Alberta

Team Alberta T&T athletes have done an outstanding job today, congratulations to the following athletes who received their National titles:Alexandra Potter (Thunder Country)     Women's National DMT – Silver MedalSydney Jeter (Airdrie Edge)     Women’s National DMT – Bronze MedalLauren Mackay (Calgary Gym Club)     Women’s Espoir DMT – Silver Med... more

Halifax gymnasts win double gold at Canadian championships

OTTAWA -- Halifax gymnasts Hugh Smith and Ellie Black (Alta Gymnastics) struck double gold at the Canadian championships on Thursday winning the men’s and women’s senior all around around titles. For Smith, the victory came 15 years after winning his only other national all around title as a youngster in the Tyro class while Black’s first all around gold at the Canadian championship capped... more

Ottawa gymnast on target for second straight national title at Canadian Championships

  OTTAWA -- Ottawa gymnast Sam Zakutney got off to a strong start in his bid for a second straight national title on Wednesday, topping the field in the Tyro age group on the first day of competition at the Canadian championships. Zakutney, 15, finished in the top three on all six apparatus, including a first in the floor exercise, for a total score of 85.050 points. Ryan Oehrlein o... more

Hofland, Olsen lead the way in women’s qualification at 2013 Canadian Gymnastics Championships

OTTAWA -- Kaitlyn Hofland of Georgetown, Ont., (Futures) and Shallon Olsen of Vancouver (Omega) qualified first in women’s senior and junior artistic gymnastics events respectively on Tuesday at the Canadian Championships. The top competitors advanced to the all around and event finals later in the week. In rhythmic gymnastics Patricia Bezzoubenko of Toronto (Kalev) completed a gold medal... more

Registration for REC Retreat is open NOW

Registration for REC Retreat is open NOW

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation and the Recreational Development Committee are hosting the 8th annual REC Retreat August 23-25, 2013 in Jasper, Alberta. The retreat is an educational opportunity for preschool/recreational coaches and coordinators that have completed their NCCP Level 1 Technical or Gymnastics Foundations Artistic/ Trampoline/ Active Start training, to increase their knowledge... more

Montreal rhythmic gymnast steals the show at Canadian championships

OTTAWA -- Rhythmic gymnast Alexandra Shtrevensky of Montreal swept all events in the novice competition at the Canadian championships on Sunday, barely able to lift the large trophy to go along with the five gold medals hanging from her neck as she stepped off podium. Shtrevensky,12, won the all around title with a total score of 44.950 points over two days of competition, topping the field... more

Watch rhythmic gymnastics online at the 2013 Canadian Championships

Watch today’s opening events in rhythmic gymnastics live online. Click here for the webcast Click here for Live Scoring Competition gets underway at 9:30 a.m with the first two events in the national novice category. Full schedule for Saturday, May 18th. 9:30 am - 11.30 am        Novice - Free and Hoop 11.45 am - 11.55 am      National Group A... more

Team Alberta all set for the 2013 Canadian Gymnastics Championships

Over 140 AGF members will be making the trip to our Nation’s capital to attend the 2013 Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Ottawa from May 17th – 25th.  All four disciplines will be competing under one roofat the Carleton University, which will also house and feed all delegates. Alberta is sending a strongteam and we wish everyone a safe and successful Championship.  Follow all... more

AGF’s Gymfest on Broadway kicks off tomorrow

AGF's Gymfest on Broadway kicks off tomorrow with workshops at the Mount Royal University (Mt Royal Gate SW, Calgary). Close to 300 athletes from across Alberta will be attending, along with their coaches and club supporters.  This is one of AGF’s premier events of the 2013 gymnastics season and is always thoroughly enjoyed by everyone in attendance!Performances begin Sunday at 9am in MRU'... more

The Alberta T & T Team to Western Canada Cup Named

This past weekend the Calgary Gymnastics Centre hosted the 2013 Western Canada Cup Trials. Congratulations to the following athletes who will compete on Team Alberta on June 7-9, 2013 in Port Moody B.C. Congratulations and Good Luck !George Malcolm (CGC)Jessa Bentz (CGC)Mackenzie Kyfiuk (Airborne)Chloe Williamson (CGC)Alex Forest (Phoenix)Kailyn Arndt (Ortona)Kaitlynn Martyna (Airborne)Sam Pete... more

Team Alberta dazzles at the 2013 Western Canadian Championship

What an awesome job Team Alberta performed the past few days at the 2013 Western Canadian Championships! There are simply too many medals won at the competition to name them all, on both Mag and Wag side! Congratulations! Here are the highlights: MAG:  Alberta Team – Open/Youth Team SILVER Graham Plomp – Open – Dynamyx  GOLD – All Around       &... more

Alberta’s top gymnasts set to compete in Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Alberta will be sending a team of over 100 athletes, coaches, judges and mission staff to the 2013 Western Canadian Championships from May 2nd to 4th. They will join the participants from across Western Canada who will be competing at the Max Bell Centre located at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.More than 280 athletes representing Manitoba, British Columbia, Alberta... more

AGF announces the raffle winner

AGF would like to congratulate Tim Ford of Wainwright who won our $1000 travel voucher! The prize was drawn at the Artistic Provincial Championships on Sunday, April 21.Thank you very much for participating! more

Ellie Black wins two more gold medals at World Cup meet in Slovenia

Ellie Black wins two more gold medals at World Cup meet in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia -- Ever since she burst on the international scene a year ago with double gold medals at her first World Cup meet, Halifax gymnast Ellie Black (Alta) has been on a roll.    Black, who played a key role in helping the Canadian women’s team notch a best-ever finish at the London Olympics last summer, won three of four events at a World Cup meet on the weekend, addin... more

Canadian gymnasts win gold and bronze at World Cup meet in Slovenia

April 27 LUBLJANA, Slovenia -- Ellie Black of Halifax (Alta) won gold on women’s vault and Scott Morgan of Vancouver, (Flicka) took the bronze in the men’s floor exercise on Saturday at a 28-country World Cup gymnastics meet. Black, who burst on the international scene last year with double victories at her first World Cup meet and went on to play a key role with Canada’s Olympic team, score... more

Recreation Mentorship program continues to accept application

Recreation Mentorship program continues to accept application

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation supports and promotes coaching excellence in Alberta and recently launched its new Recreation Mentorship program. The Mentorship program is for two aspiring career-minded recreational coaches, supervisors and or coordinators to learn from experienced leaders in the Recreation community. This yearly program has been developed to provide a basis for higher qualit... more

GCG joins Sport Matters on advocating for the right condition for better health and podium success

Ottawa, Ontario(April23,2013) – Close to 50 delegates from the sport, physical activity and recreation sector met with over 50 Members of Parliament and the Senate, Ministers and senior policy advisors to raise awareness on key policy issues targeted by the sector. “We want to create the winning conditions for all Canadians to become physically active to reach their full potential, and perhaps... more

The 2013 Artistic Provincials was a huge success

The 2013 Artistic Provincials was a huge success

The 2013 Artistic Provincial Championship has come to an amazing end this Sunday! What a great job our organizing committees, hosting clubs, their staff and volunteers did hosting this year’s event over the weekend! Thanks to all the athletes, coaches and judges for their dedications and hard work, and most importantly, a big Thank You to their families for their continued support to the sport.... more

 2013 Provincial Gymnastics Championships off to a fantastic start!

2013 Provincial Gymnastics Championships off to a fantastic start!

For Immediate Release April 20, 2013EDMONTON, ALBERTA- More than 500 of Alberta’s top gymnasts have begun three days of competition at the Saville Community Sports Centre (U of A South Campus).  With the Friday session complete, the following athletes were named the All Around Winners for their age group: Women’s Provincial 2: Argo: Britt Richardson, Canmore Women’s Provincial 2:... more

Edmonton gymnasts possess lifelong commitment

For Immediate Release April 19, 2013EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Within the more than 500 athletes, coaches, judges and volunteers from across Alberta gathering for the 2013 Artistic Provincial Gymnastics Championships this weekend at the Saville Community Sports Centre, (located on University of Alberta South Campus,) there are two athletes that possess a lifelong commitment to their sport.Eighteen ye... more

Alberta’s top gymnasts set to go at Provincial Championships

For Immediate Release April 17, 2013EDMONTON, ALBERTA- More than 450 of Alberta’s top gymnasts kick off three days of competition this Friday.  For the higher level athletes, this event promises to be a key step on the road to the 2013 Canadian National Championships.  Alberta’s top artistic gymnasts will go up against each other and vie for a position on the Alberta Provincial Team.... more

Alberta MAG athletes off to Japan for training and friendly competition

Eight gymnasts from Capital City Gymnastics Club will be travelling to Osaka, Japan for a friendly competition and training camp from April 15 -22, 2013. This is a very good opportunity for Alberta athletes to train with some of the highest level gymnasts in the world; learning skills, techniques and of course being exposed to the Japanese culture. Good luck to Bobby Kriangkum, Aiden Marsden, T... more

Save the date!

The Alberta Cheerleading Association will be having its annual Coaches Conference, Award Banquet and Annual General Meeting in Edmonton from May 25-26, 2013. For more information, please email: info@albertacheerleading.ca or contact 1-888-756-9220. more

2013 Alberta T&T Provincial Championships this weekend

The 2013 Alberta T & T Provincial Championships will be hosted at the Southland Leisure Center in Calgary this weekend. 204 athletes from 11 Alberta clubs and 2 clubs visiting from Manitoba and Saskatchewan begin competing Friday. Good luck to all the competitors.Click HERE for complete schedule.Click HERE for the event page.Click HERE for result. more

Alberta's Top Trampolinists and Tumblers Set to Go at Provincial Championships

For Immediate Release More than 200 of Alberta’s top trampolinists and tumblers kick off three days of competition this Friday. For the higher level athletes, this event promises to be a key step on the road to the 2013 Canadian National Championships. Alberta’s top T&T’ers will go up against each other and vie for a position on the Alberta Provincial Team. For the beginner level athletes... more

2013 Alberta T & T Provincial Championships this weekend

The 2013 Alberta T & T Provincial Championships will be hosted at the Southland Leisure Center in Calgary this weekend. 204 athletes from 11 Alberta clubs and 2 clubs visiting from Manitoba and Saskatchewan begin competing Friday. Good luck to all the competitors.Click HERE for complete schedule. more

AGF announces new Recreation Mentorship program

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation would like to support and promote coaching excellence in Alberta and is pleased to announce a new Recreation Mentorship program. The Mentorship program is for two aspiring career-minded recreational coaches, supervisors and or coordinators to learn from experienced leaders in the Recreation community. This yearly program has been developed to provide a basis fo... more

Lexi Geisbrecht of Calgary claims her first national title on DMT against seniors at Elite Canada

QUEBEC CITY -- Grounded for months after surgery to remove five screws and a metal plate from a previously broken leg, high-flying Jason Burnett of Toronto returned to competition with a bang on Sunday in the men’s trampoline final at Elite Canada.With less than a month of training under his belt following the December surgery, Burnett was shaky in the prelims on Saturday, but stormed back in t... more

Red Deer's Keegan Soehn top qualifier in men’s trampoline events at Elite Canada

QUEBEC CITY -- Keegan Soehn of Red Deer, Alta., was the top qualifier in the men’s trampoline events on Saturday at Elite Canada, making the 20-year-old rising star the gold medal favourite in both the individual and double mini finals on Sunday. In individual trampoline, Soehn, Canada’s alternate in men’s trampoline at the 2012 Olympics, edged hometown favourite Charles Thibault of Quebec Ci... more

Alberta’s best T&T athletes are competing this weekend at Elite Canada

QUEBEC CITY -- More than 100 of Canada’s top trampolinists and tumblers kick off three days of competition Friday at Elite Canada in the first major national competition of the year. With all three members of Canada’s 2012 Olympic trampoline team not competing at this year's event, including women’s gold medal winner Rosie MacLennan of Toronto who is out with a sprained ankle, the combined fi... more

Exelta Gym Club in Red Deer set to host a double competition this weekend

Exelta Gym Club in Red Deer set to host a double competition this weekend

Friday and Saturday will see 167 Provincial 1 – 3 athletes competing at the Southern Zone Championships.  This competition is the final sanctioned event for our P1 athletes.  For our P2 and P3 athletes, they will be vying for the top 12 placements in their age groups to allow them to move on to Provincial Championships later this month. Sunday will see our Trials to Westerns, wit... more

Gymnastics Canada (GCG) announces Peter Nicol as its new Chief Operating Officer

Gymnastics Canada (GCG) is pleased to announce that Mr. Peter Nicol will be joining the GCG Senior Management Team as the Chief Operating Officer (COO).Peter Nicol is a versatile bilingual manager with extensive experience in sport leadership and administration at the National and International level.  Mr. Nicol has been involved with the Canadian Force (CF) Sports Program since 1988. ... more

2013 T & T Elite Canada this weekend

Good luck to all the Alberta T & T clubs, athletes, coaches and judges travelling to Quebec City, Quebec this weekend for the 2013 Elite Canada competition. Results will be posted as soon as they are available. more

Calgary Acrobatic Gymnastics Competition

This past weekend three provinces, seven clubs and 62 athletes competed to represent Canadian Acrobatic Gymnastics. The competition was hosted by the Calgary Acrobatic Gymnastics Corporation and was held here in Calgary at Gymtastics. Athletes from Alberta, Ontario and British Columbia demonstrated how quickly this sport is growing in Canada. Congratulations to all of the athletes that competed... more

Airdrie Edge gymnasts strike gold at the Third Alberta Cup on the weekend

Sydney Jeter and Beatrice Prcic each won two gold medals at the Third Alberta Cup and Over the Edge Invitational Tumbling and Trampoline competition at the Airdrie Edge Gymnastics Club on the weekend.Jeter took gold in the national division in both the power tumbling and double-mini trampoline events and finished fifth in the provincial 3 category in trampoline.Prcic was first in the national o... more

Maegan Chant strikes gold at gymnastics World Cup in Cottbus, Germany

COTTBUS, Germany -- Fifteen-year-old Maegan Chant of Waterdown, Ont., won the gold medal in the women’s floor exercise on Sunday, upsetting top qualifier Anna Dementyeva of Russia on the final day of competition at the third World Cup meet of the season. After winning a bronze medal in the vault final on Saturday, Chant earned her second trip to the podium with a strong floor routine that inc... more

Support the Alberta Gymnastics Provincial Championship and Fly Away!

WIN $1000 travel voucher redeemable at Boulevard Travel for air travel of your choice via WestJet! (Total of 2,000 tickets printed.) The draw will be held on April 21, 2013 at the Saville Community Sports Centre, Edmonton, during the Artistic Gymnastics Provincial Championships. Prize must be accepted as awarded; conditions, blackouts and inventory restrictions may apply. Tickets are availabl... more

Airdrie Edge host trampoline & tumbling competition

On March 23 and 24, the Airdrie Edge Gymnastics Club hosts the 3rd Alberta Provincial Cup as well as the Over the Edge invitational for trampoline and tumbling. Read more.For result, please click Here. more

WAG Northern Zone Championships this weekend at Grande Prairie Gymniks Gym Club

WAG Northern Zone Championships this weekend at Grande Prairie Gymniks Gym Club

One hundred sixty four Provincial 1, Provincial 2, and Provincial 3 athletes are converging at the Grande Prairie Gymniks Gym Club this weekend to compete in the Northern Zones Championships.  Competition starts Friday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m., and events run all weekend till Sunday at 11:30 a.m.This competition is the final Provincial 1 sanctioned event this season for clubs in the Nor... more

Canadian men win five gold medals in dual meet with U.S. at Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival

CALGARY -- Scott Morgan of Vancouver (Flicka) and René Cournoyer of Repentigny, Que., (Gymnika) combined for a total of eight medals in Saturday’s event finals in a dual  Canada-U.S. meet at the Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival. Anderson Loran of Saskatoon, (Taiso) topped the field on high bar and earned a bronze on floor to help make a dent in the American juggernaut which racked up a... more