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Region 5 Training Camp Registration Opens June 1st for All Camps!

Registration for gymnasts for all Region 5 Training  Camps will open on June 1st. 

Attached is a printable copy of all camps with dates and locations.  For the most up-to-date information throughout the summer please visit the Training Camp Website.  Remember to subscribe to that website in order to receive updates.  

Looking forward to an incredible summer of training. 

GO REGION 5!!

2017 TRAINING CAMPS (Printable Registration Information)

REGION 5 SUCCESS AT JUNIOR OLYMPICS CHAMPIONSHIPS-MAY 6 AND 7 IN INDIANAPOLIS

Region 5 finished third in the Super Team Award behind Region 1 (first) and Region 3 (second). It was a very high level competition with many talented gymnasts from across the United States. Many Region 5 National Champions and great performances ! Thank you to the many Region 5 judges that volunteered on this weekend for a very successful Championships!
 
JUNIOR B-  Ella Cesario- Legacy Elite- 1st- Bar National Champion
 
JUNIOR C-Haley Tyson- Phenom- 4th AA; Alyssa Al- Ashari- Twistars USA-1st-Bar National Champion and 6th AA
 
JUNIOR D-  Emma Prichard – Gym X-Treme – 6th AA; Delaney Harkness- Twistars USA_ 2nd Bars
 
JUNIOR E-  Aria Brusch- Cincinnati Gymnastics- 5th AA, 5th Bars and Beam; Jer Quavia- Gym Corner- 1st- Vault National Champion, 7th AA
 
JUNIOR F- Marilyn Waligora- Olympia Gymnastics- 2nd Bars; 1st National Champion on Floor and AA; Gabryel Wilson- Olympia Gymnastics- 1st National Champion on Vault, 2nd on Bars, Floor and AA; Helen Hu-IK- 1st National Champion on Bars, 5th AA;Chloe Bellmore- Twistars USA- 8th AA and Vault
 
SENIOR A-  Kai Rivers- 1st National Champion – Vault,  Bars and AA; Payton Richards-Aerial Gymnastics- 1st National Champion – Beam, 2nd Bars and AA
 
SENIOR B- Makarri Doggette-Buckeye Gymnastics- 1st National Champion -Vault, Floor, AA
 
SENIOR C- Sarah Hargrove- Cincinnati Gymnastics- 3rd Beam and AA
 
SENIOR D- Jenna Swartzentruber-Buckeye Gymnastics- 4th Vault and 8th AA
 
SENIOR E-  Anastasia Webb- Illiniois Gymnastic Institute- 1st National Champion Vault, 7th AA; Anne Maxim- Olympia Gymnastics- 3rd Bars
 
SENIOR F- Nia Dennis- Legacy Elite- 1st- National Champion AA, 2nd Beam and 4th Floor

JO National Championships Highlights

Congratulations to all our Region 5 Athletes that competed at JO National Championships.  For a full listing of the results, click HERE or go to www.jonationals.com/results/!

Region 5 Highlights include:
JO National Super Regional Team Standings
Region 1 = 80
Region 3 = 68
Region 5 = 67
Region 8 = 61
Region 7 = 59
Region 4 = 48
Region 6 = 25
Region 2 = 24

First Place
Age Groups:
JR C
JR F

Vault:
Kai Rivers – Twistars USA
Makarri Doggette – Buckeye Gymnastics
JerPuavia Henderson – Gym Corner
Anatasia Webb – Illinois Gymnastics Institute
Gabryel Wilson – Olympia Gymnastics Academy

Bars:
Kai Rivers – Twistars USA
Ella Cesario – Legacy Elite Gymnastics
Alyssa Al-Ashari – Twistars USA
Colby Miller – Perfection Gymnastics

Beam:
Payton Richards – Aerial Gym Club
Helen Hu – IK Gymnastics

Floor:
Makarri Doggette – Buckeye Gymnastics
Matilyn Waligoria – Olympia Gymnastics Academy

AA:
Kai Rivers – Twistars USA
Makarri Doggette – Buckeye Gymnastics
Matilyn Waligora – Olympia Gymnastics Academy
Nia Dennis – Legacy Elite Gymnastics

Level 9 Eastern Nationals Highlights

Congratulations to all our Region 5 Athletes that competed in Level 9 Eastern National Championships.  For a full listing of the results, click HERE or go to www.usagymeastern.com/results/!

Region 5 Highlights include:
Eastern National Regional Super Team Standings (11 out of 16 age groups)

Region 5 – 56 Pts.
Region 7 – 42 Pts.
Region 8 – 35 Pts.
Region 6 – 27 Pts.

First Place
AA
Kedal Abney – Twistars USA
Katya Sander – Perfection Gymnastics School
Anna Winger – Perfection Gymnastics School
Sophia Rios – Twistars USA
Izzabel Geig – Gymnastics World
Kelsey Kolhoff – Gym-Nation
Olivia Kavanaugh – Wright’s Gymnastics Academy

Vault
Gabriella Pierce – Aerial Gym Club
Olivia Butler – Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy
Katie Kowalski – Mid Michigan Gymnastics
Kiara Gianfagna – Jaycie Phelps Athletic Center

Bars
Olivia Coppola – Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy
Katya Sanders – Perfection Gymnastics School
Anna Winger – Perfection Gymnastics School
Izzabel Geig – Gymnastics World
Madison Roehrs – SIGS Sportsplex

Beam
Eliza Millar – Perfection Gymnastics School
Sophia Rios – Twistars USA
Lydia Caggiano – Queen City Gymnastics
Kelsey Kolhoff – Gym-Nation
Madison Roehrs – SIGS Sportsplex

Floor
Olivia Coppola – Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy
Kaitlyn Dembie – Gymnastics World
Eliza Millar – Perfection Gymnastics School
Kiara Gianfagna – Jaycie Phelps Athletic Center

2017 Region 5 Junior Olympic All Star Team Announced!

Congratulations to the athletes, coaches and parents for this prestigious achievement. On behalf of the Region 5 Committee, we want to congratulate all of you for an outstanding national championships competition. You have shown strength, power and grace with confidence and represented Region 5 FEARLESSLY!

2017 All Star Team Announcement (printable version)

2017 Region 5 All Star Team

In Rank Order
NameGymAge GroupRegionalNationalTotal
1 - Kai RiversMI - TwistarsSr. A38.70038.52577.225
2 - Matilyn WaligoraMI - OlympiaJr. F38.65038.57577.225
3 - Gabryel WilsonMI- OlympiaJr. F38.67538.50077.175
4 - Payton RichardsIL - Aerial GymSr. A38.47538.42576.900
5 - Sierra BrooksIL - AspireJr. E38.20038.37576.575
6 - Ella CesarioIL - Legacy EliteJr. B38.32538.05076.375
7 - Andrea LiIL - Legacy EliteJr. E38.92537.37576.300
8 - Sarah HargroveOH - CincinnatiSr. C37.90038.27576.175
9 - Alyssa Al-AshariMI - TwistarsJr. C38.52537.62576.150
10 - Chloe BellmoreMI - TwistarsJr. F38.25037.80076.050
11 - Makarri DoggetteOH - BuckeyeSr. B37.10038.75075.850
12 - JerQuavia HendersonIL - Gym CornerJr. E37.95037.85075.800

2017 Region 5 All Star Team (Alternates)

* In Rank Order
(These athletes may be used if one or more of the above athletes cannot attend the international experience.)
13 - Haley TysonLI - PhenomJr. C37.87537.77575.650
14 - Delanie HarknessMI - TwistarsJr. D38.20037.42575.625
15 - Isabel RedmondMI - OlympiaJr. F38.35037.25075.600