The best male gymnasts in the Southeast will converge on the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center, in Dalton April 5-7 for the USA Gymnastics Region 8 Championships. Over 700 gymnasts from the seven-state region will be competing for regional titles and qualification to the Junior Olympic National Championships in Portland, Ore., May 2-5.
Tennessee Academy of Gymnastics (TAG) is hosting its fourth Men’s Regional Championships, but for the first time, the Chattanooga gym will host the competition south of the border at the Dalton venue. TAG will be represented by three athletes: Level 8’s James Westbrook and Matthew Bardoner, and Level 5 Rowan Fitzsimmons.
TAG owner and Meet Director Larry Denham said it is a great chance to see future Olympians, as Danell Leyva, who won the bronze medal at the London Olympic Games, competed in these Championships only three years ago.
For ticket information, go to the website www.taggym.com/2013mensregionals or call 423 697-1824.