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AGF Casino update

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) will be hosting a Casino Friday, May 23rd, and Saturday, May 24th at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino, 1000, 11500-35 St S.E., Calgary, Alberta.Thank you to all the volunteers that put their names forward.The schedule has been completed and the information has been emailed to the volunteers that will be working.Thanks again for all your applications. If you... more

Alberta T & T Cup # 2 a success

Thank you to the Airborne Trampoline Club in Okotoks for hosting another great event, the Alberta T & T Cup #2 this past weekend. An awesome job by all the volunteers, coaches, judges and of course the athletes.Please click HERE for results. more

MAG Canada Winter Games development team won Gold this past weekend

MAG Canada Winter Games development team won Gold this past weekend

Congratulations to Team Alberta who won First Place for Team, Level 9, at the Dusty Ritter Black Jack invitational in Las Vegas this weekend!For complete results, click HERE. more

All Olympia Gymnastics Legends International Invitational this weekend

Good luck to WAG athletes representing Team Alberta, competing this weekend at the All Olympia Gymnastics Legends International Invitational!  Competing Saturday: Alyson A., Mackenzie P., Chloe H., Kiana O., Carissa S., Raquel T., Abigail F., and Jordyn S.  Team coaches are Kristi Marks and Ovidiu Serban.  Please viisit the website for more information: more

T & T Alberta Cup # 2 this weekend

The Airborne Trampoline Club in Okotoks will be hosting the 2nd of 3 Alberta T & T Cups this weekend. This competition provides T & T athletes the second opportunity of this competition season to mobilize to a higher level. The competition runs on Friday February 21 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (for all Synchronized Trampoline levels), Saturday February 22 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and... more

MAG Canada Winter Games development team off to Las Vegas

As part of the 2015 Canada Winter Games, a 7 person team has been selected to participate in the 2014 Dusty Ritter Black Jack Competition in Las Vegas this weekend. Good Luck to Sean Mickelson ( U of C), Brad Earl (U of C), Elijah Thompson (CGC), Alan Ng (Exelta), Findlay McCormick (Exelta), Teagan Marsden (CCGC) and Kieran Fagan (CCGC) along with coaches Jason Woodnick (U of C) and Bryan Powel... more

From Left: Derek Hanson, Brett MacAulay, Trish Quinney (not shown), Jean Brooks, Jean Jarrell, Jim Jarrell, Boris Verkhovsky and Janelle Desnarais-Moen; Hailey Macaig (photographer) and Kirsten Kerslake are not shown in the picture.

T&T community reconnects with Boris Verkhovsky

On Sunday February 16, 2014 the T & T Community had an opportunity to coaching lecture/round table discussion to be followed by dinner with BORIS VERKHOVSKY. For those of you who may not know or have heard of Boris, he is currently the Director of Acrobatics and Coaching at Cirque du Soleil, and past Calgary, Alberta and Canadian T & T coach, course conductor and mentor to many Alberta... more

Bezzoubenko extends rhythmic gymnastics winning streak at Elite Canada

EDMONTON -- Canadian rhythmic gymnastics wunderind Patricia Bezzoubenko of Toronto, (Kalev) extended her four-year winning streak in typical fashion on Sunday, sweeping the senior all-around and all four individual events in a field of 12 finalists.Bezzoubenko, 16, who has dual citizenship and trains in both Moscow and Toronto, has won all around gold at every major Canadian competition since w... more

2014 Alberta Winter Games have come to a close

Alberta’s 64 athletes and 16 coaches braved the very cold weather to enjoy the Canmore/Banff games over the past weekend.  Fortunately, competition occurred inside for Artistic Gymnastics, and our athletes performed to a standing room only crowd.  Highlights of results: P2 Team final: Gold: Zone 2Silver: Zone 5Bronze: Zone 6 P3/4 Team Final:Gold: Zone 5 Silver: Zone 3Bronze:... more

AGF Canadian Gymnastics Week Coloring Contest winners are announced

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Coloring Contest. There was an overwhelming response, with more than 50 of the entries from all categories.  We are excited to announce the following people are the winners of the 2014 Canadian Gymnastics Week Coloring Contest:Age Category:  5 and under - Addison A.  (Airdrie Edge Gymnastics Club)... more

Alberta MAG and WAG Highlights from Elite Canada

Congratulations to all of the Alberta WAG and MAG gymnasts who competed at the 2014 Elite Canada this past weekend in Gatineau, Quebec. Highlights from the Men's program are: a silver medal for Brad Earl (Junior) from the U of C, Damien Cachia (Senior - CGC) making FX and Vault finals (8th and 7th place respectively), Kevin Quon (Senior - U of C) making the finals on rings and finishing 4th, an... more

Woo, Olsen sweep gold medals in women’s junior finals at Elite Canada

February 9 GATINEAU, Que., -- Two of Canada’s most promising young gymnasts, both eyeing a spot on the 2016 Olympic team, each won four medals, including two gold apiece on the final day of the women’s junior competition Sunday at Elite Canada.Rose-Kaying Woo of La Prairie, Que., topped the field on uneven bars and beam while Shallon Olsen of Vancouver, B.C., placed first on floor and vault to... more

Vancouver gymnast Scott Morgan wins double gold at Elite Canada

February 8GATINEAU, Que., - Vancouver’s Scott Morgan won two gold medals and a bronze at Elite Canada on Saturday in his first competition since notching Canada’s best result in men’s gymnastics in almost a decade at the 2013 world championships in Antwerp, Belgium.Morgan, 24, a late bloomer who returned to gymnastics several years ago after dropping out as a teenager, placed first on floor and... more

AGF kicks off Canadian Gymnastics Week this Sunday

AGF Recreational Program Director Heather Sjostrom and Edmonton Acrobatic Gymnastics were on Breakfast TV, Edmonton this morning (Feb. 7) to talk about the upcoming Canadian Gymnastics Week as well as to promote the awareness for our sport.  Edmonton Acro members also performed on the program.  Please click HERE to watch the BT Edmonton clip.AGF is excited to launch the Canadian Gymna... more

Victoria Moors wins Elite Canada gymnastics all around title

February 7 Victoria Moors isn’t the type to rest on her laurels. After placing 10th all around last fall at the 2013 world gymnastics championships in a best-ever Canadian result, Moors won the women’s Elite Canada title on Friday with another impressive impressive performance. Moors (Dynamo) topped a field of 29 gymnasts with a score of 56.250 points, finishing either first or second in all b... more

Twenty three Albertan Athletes compete this weekend on Ottawa-Gatineau for Elite Canada

Twenty three Albertan Athletes compete this weekend on Ottawa-Gatineau for Elite Canada

World championship finalists Ellie Black of Halifax (Alta Gymnastics) and Scott Morgan of Vancouver (Flicka) lead the country’s top gymnasts into competition this weekend at the annual Elite Canada meet February 7-9 in Gatineau, Que.Competition kicks off on Friday and runs through Sunday with medals up for grabs in novice, junior and senior events for both men and women.Local athletes to watch... more

T &T Canada Winter Games Development Team Named

In preparation for Trampoline's first time inclusion into the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC, a developmental traveling team has been chosen to represent Alberta. This team will travel to Burlington Ontario to compete at the T & T Ontario 3rd Cup on March 28-30. Congratulations to Nik Letellier (CGC), Zach Blakely (Thunder Country), Logan Chaput (Thunder Country), Jessa Bentz... more

T &T Alberta Cup # 1 a Success

Thank you to the Airdrie Edge Gymnastics Club for hosting a very successful Trampoline and Tumbling Alberta Cup # 1 this past weekend (February 1-2, 2014). Job well done to all the judges, coaches, parents, volunteers and of course the athletes.Please click HERE for result. more

Alberta Winter Games takes place in Canmore this coming weekend

This weekend in Canmore launches the biennial Alberta Winter Games, occurring February 6-9, 2014. Sixty four athletes and 16 coaches representing the eight different geographic zones across Alberta are converging to compete over two days. Ten Alberta judges will evaluate these athletes in their Provincial 2, and  Provincial 3/4 combined teams. Friday's competition at 5:00 p.m. is... more

GCG Monthly update - February

GCG Monthly update - February

Canadian Gymnastics WeekCanadian Gymnastics Week (CGW) kicks off on 9 Feb 2014 with Elite Canada MAG and WAG in Gatineau, Quebec, and runs until 15 Feb 2014, closing with the Elite Canada Rhythmic in Edmonton Alberta.  Check out the details at the CGW website and on the CGW Facebook page. GCG On-... more