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Next AGF Open House is Friday, May 10 in Calgary

17 April 2019

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) Board of Directors would like to thank all members who were able to participate in the AGF Open House this past Saturday, April 13th during the Artistic and Acrobatic Provincial Championships in Edmonton, AB. Over 50 members were in attendance. Discussions, as they pertained to the challenges AGF is currently facing, were respectful and rich in perspectiv...

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AGF Members Can Expect to See Another Increase to Insurance Fees

16 April 2019

On July 1, 2019, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) insurance policy will renew and Toole Peet insurance has advised that insurance fees will be going up. The rate of increase and whether there will be a change in coverage is still to be determined. No insurance provider can begin to research options or provide a quote more than 90 days before an organization’s insurance renewal date. That...

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AGF Members Invited to Attend Open Houses on April 13 & May 10

10 April 2019

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) recognizes that the past year has been particularly challenging for the gymnastics community. These challenges have ranged from; high profile coaching misconduct cases in Canada and the United States, to growing demands on sporting organizations to undergo reforms that ensure systems are in place to prioritize athlete safety and wellbeing, to rising insur...

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320 athletes to compete at first ever Alberta Compulsory Championships

03 April 2019

This Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7, Salta Gymnastics Club is hosting the first ever Alberta Compulsory Championships competition at the Cypress Centre in Medicine Hat, AB. This event is the equivalent of a provincial championship for women’s artistic gymnasts competing at the Canadian Junior Olympic (JO) 3, 4 and 5 program levels. Close to 320 athletes will be in attendance. &nbs...

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Katie Biberdorf and David Holmes Resign from the AGF Board of Directors

01 April 2019

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) regretfully announces the resignations of Katie Biberdorf and David Holmes from the roles of Director at Large and Acting Chairperson of the Women’s Program Committee (WPC) on the AGF Board of Directors effective immediately. The generosity with which they have contributed their time and energy to the betterment of gymnastics in Alberta has not gone unno...

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Northern Zones Start this Friday in Edmonton

26 March 2019

We now know who from Southern Alberta is going to this year’s Provincial Championships in women’s artistic gymnastics. Now it’s time to find out who their competitors will be from Northern Alberta!The Northern Zones competition is set to take place this Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30 at the North Edmonton Gymnastics Club in Edmonton, AB. Over 150 athletes in Canadian Junior Olympic (JO...

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AGF Staffing Update

20 March 2019

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is pleased to welcome Cara Thibault and Jackie Padley to the team.  Cara Thibault will start on Thursday, March 21 as a Temporary Contract Operations Consultant for a period of three to six months. This is a temporary position that has been created to support the AGF staff and Board of Directors during Scott Hayes’ leave of absence as President &...

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Southern Zones and Trials to Westerns Set to Begin this Weekend in Wetaskiwin

20 March 2019

It’s a big weekend for close to 300 women’s artistic gymnasts in the Canadian Junior Olympic (JO) Program levels 6, 7 and 8 as they gear up for Southern Zones and Trials to Westerns taking place this Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23 at the Wetaskiwin Civic Centre in Wetaskiwin, Alberta.Athletes will be competing for the opportunity to represent their club at the Alberta Provincial Champi...

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Canadians dominate senior apparatus finals at UCIC men's gymnastics competition

16 March 2019

Published by Gymnastics CanadaCALGARY, AB (March 16, 2019) – Athletes from Canada’s senior men’s artistic gymnastics national team dominated the apparatus finals at the University of Calgary I...

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Team Canada edged by the USA at UCIC men's gymnastics competition in Calgary

15 March 2019

Published by Gymnastics CanadaCALGARY, AB (March 15, 2019) – Team Canada was edged by Team USA for the top of the podium in the Senior International team competition at the University of Calga...

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