2019 Canadian Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Markham, ON May 16-19

May 14, 2019

Gymnastics Canada - MARKHAM, ON (May 10, 2019) – Media are invited to attend the 2019 Canadian Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics running from Thursday, May 16 to Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Markham Pan Am Centre in Markham, ON.
 
Hosted by the Glimmer Athletic Club, the Canadian Championships bring together the top athletes from across Canada in the novice, junior high performance, junior open, senior high performance, and senior open categories in rhythmic gymnastics. The Canadian Championships will also play a role in completing the selection process for the following major competitions this year: the Pan American Games, Junior World Championships, Senior World Championships, Junior Pan American Championships, and the FISU Games.
 
A highlight of this competition will be seeing our new Canadian Senior Group competing for the first time in a Canadian domestic competition as they prepare for the Pan American Games and Senior World Championships.
 
The full gymnastics team for the 2019 Pan American Games will be announced on June 12th, 2019.
 
Throughout the weekend there will be a total of 30 medal events, and a Canadian Championship titleholder named in each category.
 
WHAT: 2019 Canadian Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics.
 
WHERE:
 
Markham Pan Am Centre
16 Main Street Unionville
Markham, ON
 
WHEN: Thursday, May 16th to Sunday, May 19th
 
Highlights (all times ET):

Thurs., May 16:

8:30 – 16:30    Training day. Best opportunity for interviews.

Fri., May 17: 

8:50     Official welcome
9:00     Novice, Jr & Sr development (Perf 1); Novice Free/Rope
11:45   Senior open competition A – hoop/ball
14:25   Senior HP competition A – hoop/ball
15:45   Junior HP competition A – rope/ball
17:20   Junior open competition A – rope/ball
19:45   FIG Junior & Senior group competition A (Perf 1)

Sat., May 18:

9:00     Novice, Jr & Sr development (Perf 2); Novice Ball/Clubs
11:45   Senior open competition A – clubs/ribbon
13:50   Awards – Novice, Jr & Sr development groups & novice apparatus and AA
14:30   Senior HP competition A – clubs/ribbon
15:50   Junior HP & Junior Open competition A – clubs/ribbon
17:30   Junior open competition A – clubs/ribbon
19:50   FIG Junior & senior group competition A (Perf 2)
20:40   Awards – Junior & Senior Open – apparatus and AA

Sun., May 19:

9:00     Junior HP all around & apparatus final competition B
11:45   FIG Jr & Sr Group competition B
13:00   FIG Jr & Sr Group competition B
13:50   Senior HP all around & apparatus final competition B
16:20   Final awards (including Athletes and Coaches of the Year)

Click here for the complete schedule
         
LIVE STREAMING: https://www.flogymnastics.com
 
LIVE RESULTS: http://ksis.eu/menu.php?akcia=S
 
PHOTOS: High quality photos will be available to the media upon request.

SOCIAL MEDIA: @gymcan1. #RGCDNS2019
 
MEDIA ACCREDITATION: Available on-site. Please consult our media guidelines before attending.
 

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For more information, please contact:
 
Julie Forget
Director, Communications & Marketing
Gymnastics Canada
(819)210-2064
jforget@gymcan.org