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Alberta T & T Cup #2 a success

Airdrie Edge Gymnastics Club once again hosted a fantastic event, the Alberta T & T Cup #2 this past weekend.  A Big thank you to all the volunteers, coaches, judges and of course the athletes. We were pleased to see 11 Alberta clubs and two guest clubs from Saskatchewan.  More than 450 spectators were entertained by 179 athletes who performed a total of 1113 times.  Airdrie... more

Five medals for Canada on final day at Jesolo Trophy

March 29 VENICE, Italy -- Team Canada came away with five medals on the final day of competition Sunday at the Jesolo Trophy.In the senior finals, two-time Canadian all around champion Ellie Black of Halifax won bronze on vault and Sabrina Gill of Oakville, Ont., also won bronze on uneven bars.Black also placed fourth in the floor final.For Gill, who has struggled at times during the last two... more

University of Calgary International Cup, MAG second trials to Westerns/Canadians and T & T Alberta Cup this weekend

This coming weekend is very busy for the Alberta gymnastics community. First one up is the U of C International Cup. This year UCIC runs on March 27th to 29th and will feature National and International athletes in both Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics. This event also serves as the Alberta Men’s Artistic program’s second trials to the Western and Canadian Championships.For more informatio... more

Southern Zones and Trials to Westerns a huge success

It has been two very busy weekends in a row for the WAG community, thanks to all the gymnasts, judges and coaches for participating the Zones competitions. Many thanks to Red Deer Exelta Gym Club for all their hard work on putting on a stellar event!Southern Zones saw 213 athletes competing in Provincial 1, 2, and 3 levels, with the P2 and P3 athletes vying for the hard-earned top 12 spots for... more

AGF online survey is ON!

As spring officially starts today, AGF would like to invite everyone to participate in an online survey to gather information regarding AGF services to our members. Whether it is Bylaw, insurance, competitions, Activenet or communications issues, this is your opportunity to let AGF know what you would like the office to improve on. The survey contains 10 questions and will only takes a few minu... more

Southern Zones/Trials to Westerns this weekend at Red Deer Exelta Gymnastics Club

This weekend Red Deer Exelta Gymnastics Club is hosting over 300 athletes at the largest sanctioned event of the season so far.  Southern Zones starts Friday morning with Provincial 1 athletes.  Then the Provincial 2 and 3 sessions are what decide the top 12 athletes moving on in each age group to the Provincial Championships in Lethbridge April 17th – 19th. Saturday afternoon is... more

AGF badges online ordering available now

AGF is pleased to pilot a new system for AGF Badge ordering.  Please go to the AGF website http://www.abgym.ab.ca/Resources under ‘Materials to Purchase’ to obtain links for CanJump and CanGym badge orders.  This new form will eliminate calculation errors and speed processing time.Once payment has been received (cheque or credit card), your order will be shipped to the address on the... more

Calgary Meaghan Ruttan travels with teammates to Venice, Italy for VIII Trofeo Cita' di Jesolo 2015

The VIII annual City of Jesolo Trophy – VIII Trofeo Cita' di Jesolo 2015 – will take place in Venice, ITA from March 25 – 29, 2015. Athletes from Austria, Canada, Japan, France, Italy and U.S.A. will be participating in this cometition for five days.  Good luck to Meaghan Ruttan (CGC) and coach Janna Ball in Italy next week! Also good judging for our very own Sheri Wilson who is traveling... more

Northern Zones a huge success this past weekend

Northern Zone Championships a huge success this past weekend!  As usual, Gymniks Gym Club in Grande Prairie put on an exceptional event.  Thank you to all the volunteers and judges and coaches and parents for all your combined efforts in making the competition run so smoothly. This competition is the final Provincial 1 sanctioned event this season for clubs in the North.&nbs... more

Alberta Highlights from the 2015 T & T Canada Cup

 TRAMPOLINEJessa Bentz – CGC – SILVER – Espoir Women 17UHailey Macaig – Edge – Silver – Espoir Women 18 +Zach Blakely – Thunder Country – Gold – Espoir Men 17UNik Letellier – CGC – Bronze – Junior MenKyle Soehn – Thunder Country – Gold – Senior Men  SYNCHRO TRAMPOLINEKalena Soehn and Alexandria Potter – Thunder Country - Bronze – Novice WomenZach Blakely and Logan Chaput – Thunder Cou... more

MacLennan wins gold at Canada Cup trampoline

KAMLOOPS, B.C. -- Reigning Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan got the 2015 season off to a strong start on Sunday, taking the gold medal in the women’s individual trampoline at the Canada Cup.In her first competition since the world championships last fall, MacLennan didn’t go with her most difficult optional routines, but still managed to win by a wide margin with a score of 156.720.Samantha Smi... more

2015 T & T Canada Cup this weekend in Kamloops B.C.

Good Luck to all of the Alberta athletes and coaches heading to Kamloops B.C. this weekend for the 2015 T & T Canada Cup. This event is used for the following purposes 1) To identify Junior and Senior athletes for the competitive year and to rank athletes as part of the system to have access to National team status and Sport Canada Athlete Assistance Program (AAP Carding-Trampoline), 2) Las... more

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

This weekend almost 250 athletes in Provincial 1 up to Provincial 3 will be competing at the Grande Prairie Gymniks Gymnastics Club in the Northern Zones Championships.  This is the one and only AGF sanctioned event for P1 athletes from the North. The P2-P3 athletes will be vying for those coveted 12 spots moving on to the Provincial Championships, occurring in Lethbridge April 17th – 19th... more

Sydney Soloski Gold medal winner in the Gymnix Challenge

MONTREAL - Gymnast Rose-Kaying Woo of La Prairie, Que., thrives on competition. After winning a bucket full of medals a few weeks ago at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C., Woo didn’t miss a beat at the Gymnix International Junior Cup this weekend, picking up two gold medals in the apparatus finals on Sunday to cap another impressive showing for the 2016 Olympic hopeful. Woo, who w... more

Ellie Black fifth at At&T American Cup

Two-time Canadian champion Ellie Black placed fifth at the American Cup on Saturday as defending two-time women's world champion Simone Biles of the United States put on a show, taking the title with a runaway score of 62.299 – 4.467 points ahead of teammate MyKayala Skinner (57.832).Black finished with 56.132 points in the all-around only event.Ellie dropped at least one place in the rankings... more

Canadians strike gold at Gymnix Junior Cup

MONTREAL -- Canadian gymnasts won the gold medal in the team competition on Saturday at the Junior International Cup, finishing well ahead of runnerup Russia and third-ranked Italy at the 2015 Gymnix International meet. Led by Canadian junior champion Rose-Kaying Woo of La Prairie, Que., the Canadian team scored a total of 166.750 points, while the Russian squad earned the silver medal with 16... more

Artistic Gymnastics World Championships coming to Montreal in 2017

MONTREAL - It’s official. The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has confirmed Montreal as the host of the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Following a successful site inspection by FIG officials in February, the FIG Executive Committee has confirmed Gymnastics Canada, in partnership with the Quebec Gymnastics Federation, and Montreal as the host of the 47th Artistic Gymna... more

International Gymnix set to go in Montreal

MONTREAL -- Elite gymnasts from across the country and around the world are set to converge on Montreal for the largest international gymnastics competition in Canada, The International Gymnix.Competition gets underway Thursday, March 5th and runs through Sunday March 8th at the Claude-Robillard Sports Complex.In the most anticipated event, the International Junior Cup, two Quebecers, Rose-Kay... more