West Allis & Butler Parades, Junior Olympics, Meet Fees, Practice Schedules and Badger St. Success

WEST ALLIS PARADE — The West Allis Fourth of July Parade is on Thursday, July 2 at 7 p.m. As a result, there is no team practice for any level. Xcel will be making up their practice. No other levels will be made up as we have offered extra practices for the summer.

We are space number 101 and we are at the very back of the parade. They do ask that everyone be lined up by 6:30 p.m., however, given the fact that we are near the back, if everyone starts coming by 6:45, we will be OK with that. Please wear a Fourth of July leotard, a purple exhibition leotard or a Wildcard t-shirt. If it is cool, wearing Wildcard warmups or sweatshirts are ok.

We will be lined up along 77th Street between Greenfield and Pierce (probably closer to Pierce). The parade runs along Greenfield Ave. east to 70th St. and proceeds south to National, ending at Veterans Park. There is a little festival after the parade. Please promptly pick up your child at the end of the parade.

Don’t forget about the Wauwatosa, Brookfield and Butler parades on July 4. If any compulsory level gymnast is interested in switching to the Brookfield parade, please let us know. Information on those parades is available here.

BUTLER PARADE — Line up for the Butler Parade begins at 1:30 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 12801 W. Fairmount Ave. The parade begins at 2 p.m. We are lineup space no. 9 (very front of the parade), so please be on time. The parade begins at 2 p.m.

The parade route starts west on Fairmount and goes to 132nd St. From there it goes south three blocks to Hampton. It turns east on Hampton and goes to 127th St. and turns north on 127th to Frontier Park where the parade ends.

AAU JUNIOR OLYMPICS — The deadline for AAU Junior Olympics registration is this week. Please let us know if you plan on competing. So far, only a handful of gymnasts are registered. You can register or reconfirm at the front desk.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE NEXT FEW DAYS — With the Fourth of July and various parades, we have a different practice schedule in effect. It is the following:

June 30: Xcel Bronze and Silver, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (replaces the Thursday practice)
July 1: Xcel Bronze and Silver, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. (replaces the Saturday practice)
July 2: NO GIRLS’, BOYS’ OR XCEL TEAM PRACTICE PM due to West Allis parade.
July 3: All Girls’ Levels 2-9 practice 9-12:30 p.m. Boys’ Level 4 9 a.m.-noon. T&T 11:15-12:30 p.m. Open gym will be held 12:30 – 2 p.m. Levels 2-5 will be holding tryouts for their level. Fast track will have tryouts at a later date.
July 4: NO TEAM PRACTICE
July 5: NO TEAM PRACTICE
July 6: NO TEAM PRACTICE, AM or PM
July 7-8: Practices return as scheduled
July 9: Practice as scheduled.  NO OPEN GYM

MEET FEES — This is a reminder that meet fee installments will be due TODAY. If you have not yet paid them by the due date, they will be automatically charged to your account:

The installments were due starting at the end of June. They are the following:

Level 2 Fees: $225 ($75 per installment due June 30, July 30, Aug. 30)
Level 3 Fees: $450 ($150 per installment due June 30, July 30, Aug. 30)
Level 4 Fees: $480 ($160 per installment due June 30, July 30, Aug. 30)
Level 5 Fees: $150 ($50 per installment due June 30, July 30, Aug 30)

BADGER STATE GAMES SUCCESS — We had several gymnasts compete at Badger State Games with almost all making the success wall, including all the Level 7s in their first meet at that level. The gymnasts added to the wall are:

Level 2:
Alanna L. — First Place Bars, First Place Floor
Mahogany S. — First Place Vault, First Place Beam, First Place All-Around

Level 3:
Kayla B. — First Place Vault, First Place Bars, First Place Beam, First Place Floor (9.100), First Place All-Around

Level 4:
Essence B. — First Place Vault (9.200), First Place Beam, First Place Floor (9.200), First Place All-Around
Vanesa K. — First Place Beam (9.100), irst Place All-Around
Mariyah L. — 9.100 on floor
Sarah S.– 9.050 on floor

Level 6:
Ella J. — First Place Beam
Aaliyah K. — First Place Vault (9.500), First Place Bars (9.100), First Place Floor (9.400), First Place All-Around
Maria R. — First Place Vault, First Place Bars, First Place Beam (9.100), First Place Floor (9.100), First Place All-Around
Norah T.. — First Place Vault (9.500), First Place Bars, First Place All-Around

Level 7:
Bradyn F.. — First Place Bars, First Place Beam, 9.000 on floor, First Place All-Around
Delaney H.. — First Place Vault (9.550), First Place Bars (9.100), 9.050 on floor First Place All-Around
Lilly Ja.. — 9.050 on vault, First Place Floor (9.100)
Eden R. — First Place Vault, First Place Floor (9.050)

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