MEDIA ADVISORY | MacLennan and World Games team headline 2017 Canadian Trampoline Championships

OSHAWA, ON (July 11, 2017) – Media are invited to attend the 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics competition running from Thursday, July 13th to Sunday, July 16th at Durham College in Oshawa, ON.

Hosted by Just Bounce Trampoline in collaboration with Gymnastics Canada, this event brings together 350 of Canada’s best national level and high performance junior and senior gymnasts who will challenge for the title of Canadian Champion in men’s and women’s individual and synchronized trampoline, tumbling, and double mini-trampoline (DMT). The national team from Australia will also be attending as guests.

2012 and 2016 Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan will headline the women’s trampoline finals on Saturday evening in her first competition since the Olympic Games, while our World Games team of Tamara O’Brien (Coquitlam, BC), Jon Schwaiger (Ancaster, ON), and Jordan Sugrim (Mississauga, ON) will be putting the finishing touches on their routines before they leave for Poland following the event.

WHAT: 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics
WHEN: Thursday, July 13th – Sunday, July 16th
WHERE:
Durham College – Recreation & Wellness Centre
2000 Simcoe St N,
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

POINTS OF INTEREST:

  • First domestic competition for Rosie MacLennan since Rio; Ceremony to honour the Rio team to take place on Saturday;
  • Special retirement announcement on Sunday at 1230;
  • Final competition for World Games Team before leaving for Poland;
  • Australian national team attending as guests.
  • World Championships selection – (second step in the selection; final step in September)
  • World Age Group Competition selection;
  • National Team Selection event;

COMPETITION SCHEDULE: http://gymcan.org/events-results/canadian-championships-tg/overview

FINALS:

Saturday – July 15th 

12:50 – 13:10      DMT Finals (L6 17U Men)
14:20 – 16:35      DMT Finals (L6 18+ Men & Women, L5 17+ Men, L6 17U Women, L5 17+ Women)
17:55 – 20:20      TRA Finals (Senior Men & Women, Junior Men & Women, L6 17U Men & Women)
18:10 – 20:45      DMT Finals (L5 16U Men & Women, Senior Men & Women, Junior Men & Women

Sunday – July 16th 

09:00 – 12:35      TUM Finals (L6 Men, L5 16+ Men & Women, L5 15U Men & Women, Junior Men & Women, Senior Men & Women)
08:45 – 12:30      TRA Finals (L5 17+ Men & Women, L6 18+ Men & Women, L5 16U Men & Women, SYN L5 Men & Women, SYN Senior Men & Women)
16:40 – 17:30      TUM Team Finals Men & Women
14:20 – 16:15      TRA Team Finals Men & Women
15:05 – 16:40      DMT Team Finals Men & Women

LIVE STREAMINGhttp://gymcan.tv

PHOTOS: High quality photos will be available to the media. Please contact us for more information.

MEDIA ACCREDITATION: Will be available on-site. Please consult our media guidelines before attending.

For more information, please contact:

Julie Forget
Director, Communications & Marketing
Gymnastics Canada
(819)210-2064
jforget@gymcan.org

 

Source: Gymnastics Canada

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