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T & T Alberta Cup #1

The Airdrie Edge will be hosting the T & T Alberta Cup #1 this weekend (February 1-2, 2014). 193 athletes from 11 Alberta clubs will be competing in categories from Provincial 1 all the way up to Senior. Competition runs on Saturday February 1 from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM and Sunday 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.Good Luck to all the athletes. more

Gymnastics News/FIG Weekly Press Clippings

Gymnastics News Gymnast Ellie keeps top accolade in the Downie family Dispatch - January 24, 2014 A young Hucknall gymnast has landed the same top award that her older sister picked up six years ago.       Sellathurai Eager to Get Back on the Horse International Gymnast Magazine Online - January 23, 2014 Three-time world pommel horse medali... more

Gym Power Competition This Weekend

The Capital City Gymnastics Club in Edmonton is hosting their Annual Gym Power Invitational for both MAG and WAG this weekend. The MAG program in Alberta uses this event as a trial/qualifier for making the Alberta Team to Westerns and Canadians. Good Luck to all athletes and follow this link http://capcitygym.com/gympower/ for more info regarding schedule and results.Please click HERE for the r... more

AGF Membership Insurance Update

Please note that in conjunction with Toole Peet, AGF has been able to further develop and expand our insurance coverage.  Below is an overview of the changes/additions that have occurred to date.  Please contact the AGF office should you require additional information or possess further questions.Preschool operations:Toole Peete has negotiated with All Sport to offer coverage to any g... more

GCG Announcement - Online Auction for Canadian Gymnastics Week

Jan. 8, 2014Dear Friend of Gymnastics,On behalf of Gymnastics Canada, I’m writing to ask for your participation in our 2014 fundraising Online Auction, which we are scheduling to run in the month of February in conjunction with the 2014 Canadian Gymnastics Week.Canadian Gymnastics Week is a joint effort between over 700 Canadian gymnastics clubs, Provincial/Territorial Federations, and Gym... more

Elite Canada Screening this weekend at Calgary Gymnastics Centre

Thirty of our province’s best WAG athletes are set to compete this weekend as the first step in their becoming named High Performance athletes and have a direct course towards the Canadian Gymnastics Championships in May.Calgary Gymnastics Centre is hosting this event on Sunday, starting at 12:30pm.  We have a record number of 30 young athletes trying to meet the score standards establishe... more

Corissa Boychuk, Canada’s top double-mini trampolinist retiring

By Peter McCartney, Airdrie EchoFollowing a silver medal team win and a fifth-place individual showing at World Championships in Bulgaria in November, Boychuk made the decision to step out of the spotlight.“Going into it knowing that this was possibly going to be my last event … as soon as I landed that last pass I knew I was ready to finish,” said the 24-year-old athlete.Training five days a w... more

Pre-CIT Workshops are available for registration

AGF is excited to offer Pre-CIT workshops in Calgary and Edmonton!  These workshops will show you how to integrate the GCG Pre-Coach In Training Program (Pre-CIT) into your gym.  Whether your gym currently runs the Pre-CIT program, or you want to learn about how to get started – this workshop is for you!These workshops are FREE and will provide supervisors/mentors tips and tools for f... more

GCG Monthly Update - January 2014

Happy New Year! We hope your holiday season went well, was restful, and that you had a great time with family and friends. All the best wishes for 2014!!! Staff ChangesAs mentioned in our last update, a retirement celebration was held on Dec 6, 2013 for Lise Simard and Bev Miller to recognize over 60 years of commitment to Gymnastics. Karl Balisch will begin in the role of Program Director... more