Monday Practice, Choreography, Leos, AAU Jr. Oly Games

Monday p.m. Practice Ends at 7:30 p.m. — This is a reminder that this Monday’s practice (June 14) will end at 7:30 p.m. for the monthly staff meeting, which was moved from last Monday. Any parents coming to participate in the T-25 workout, please note it will take place at 7 p.m.

Choreography of Floor Routines — Level 6 and 8, and 9 gymnasts will need to sign up for a time in which to choreograph new floor routines for the 2014-15 season. The choreography charge will be $40 for one-hour choreography times which are not part of regular practice times (charged at our private lesson rate) or $30 for the choreography times which are during regular practice times. Spaces are first-come, first served. A list will be posted at in the gym lobby. Xcel gymnasts will have their routines choreographed later this summer. Xcel gymnasts choreography fees are part of their tuition.

Competition Leotard Fees Due — We posted this earlier this week, but with the incorrect title of exhibition leotard fees due (although there are some gymnasts who still do have exhibition leotard fees due. The following gymnasts (according to our records) still owe for competition leotards. If you feel this is in error, please let us know. If these aren’t paid by July 20, we will post this to your account and charge your card on file unless arrangements have been made otherwise.

Exhibition Leotard Payments Past Due — The following gymnasts owe $140 (Level 4-below) or $150 (Level 5-up) for the long sleeve competition leotard. Please remit promptly or let us know to charge it to your account. If these aren’t paid for, we can not get the order placed for your child and your child will not be able to compete.

Level 2 — Olivia, Lilly Joh., Claire, Sadie, Kendra, Jennifer
Level 3 — Essence, Vanesa, Emma L., Emma M., Korynne, Brooklyn
Level 4 — Camille B. (also exhibition), Adriana, Ella, Kerigan, Kamryn, Maeggan
Level 6 — Izzie
Level 8 — Ava G., Bella, Anastasia, Emma, Khalizstall (also exhibition), Ashley (also exhibition)

The following Xcel gymnasts still owe for exhibition leotards:

Xcel — Phyanka (if competing), Emily V., Mikayla, Mariyah

Boys Competition Singlet Charge — Boys will have their competition singlet posted to their account this week as well ($45) if not already paid for. Those will be run on the card on file.

Secret U.S. Classic — The U.S. Classic is an elite-level girls’ competition at the Sears Centre Arena at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. We can get group tickets for $25 per person if we order at least 10 tickets. Please let us know by July 16 if you wish to attend.  It is a really cool event and it will be a great preview of 2016 Olympic hopefuls!

AAU Junior Olympics Games Registration — For those of you competing at AAU Junior Olympics, please note that you will need to register at the Iowa Events Center prior to competing. The registration includes the athlete credential, t-shirt, and competitor gift. The registration area is open the following times:

Sunday, July 27 — 8 a.m.-noon and 3-6 p.m.
Monday, July 28 — 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29 — 9-11 a.m. at Iowa Events Center

If you can not make it to registration prior to your time. Let us know and we will do our best to register for you. It will be difficult, however, for us to register for every one, especially for the Monday morning competitors as we have the all-sports combine the day before and may not be able to get back to the Iowa Events Center before registration closes.

AAU Junior Olympics Team Performance Rehearsal For those gymnasts staying through Wednesday for the Team Performance, please plan on being at practice in the a.m. on Wednesday (for Levels 2, 3, 4) or in the a.m. on Thursday (for Levels 5, 6, 8) for the next two weeks. We will have run-throughs specifically for those gymnasts who are staying for the team event.

Competitive TOPs Added Practice — For those gymnasts competing in the TOPs test on Friday, we have added practices this week in advance of the test. Monday will be the typical practice time of 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, gymnasts will practice 3:30-5 p.m. and then may join the Level 6 practice. Friday, gymnasts will practice as scheduled prior to the test, but will be in a TOPs group instead of with their regular group.

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