Updated 2019-11-15



Regional Chairman Message re 2020 Regional and National Championship:

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Per USAG the 2020 Region 9 Championship is CANCELLED

Information for the 2020 Region 9 Championships will be posted here as soon as available.

Dates: March 27-29, 2020
Site: Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque New Mexico - Information - Packet with FINAL Schedule - Map

Host Hotel: Double Tree - Reservations - Information - Map

Schedule updated Mar 12, 2020


Intoducing the Rocky Mountain Pride

The Pride is a new team of collegiate athletes attending Rocky Mountian colleges and universities competing in the GymACT level of colliegiate gymnastics.

The Pride won third place at the Sundevil Classic yesterday: 1. Arizona State Sun Devils 384.15, 2. Washington Huskies 368.15, 3. Sun Devil Maroon Team 356.95, 4. Rocky Mountain Pride 347.35, 5. Northern California Condors 340.95

Next up: Pride at Air Force Academy with Stanford (March 7, 2020 at 1:00pm).

Congratulations guys, keep it up


2019 USA Future Stars Evaluation

Several Region 9 ahtletes competed at the USAG National Future Stars Evaluation and participated in the USAG Conference and Workshop

Blake Bauer from AirTime Training Center in Utah was named to the USAG Future Stars Development Team

Congratulations to all of the participants


NCAA Signing Day

Region 9 athletes signed up to compete for the best NCAA teams in the USA next year:

     Bryce McKenzie: Air Force Academy

     Logan Myers: Illinois

     Taylor Christopolous: Nebraska

     Noah Giordano: Oklahoma

     Colin Wingrove: Penn State

Congratulations and be ready for NCAA competition guys


2019 Region 9 Future Stars Evaluation

Region 9 held its Future Stars Evaluation on October 9th. We named our 8 and 9 year old Regional Future Star teams (pictured).

Several athletes also qualified for the National Evaluation at the USOPTC on November 15th

10 year olds: Krew Petersen from USAGym World and Casey Halloran from Xtreme Altitude

11 year olds: Blake Bauer from AirTime and Joel Pieroni from 5280

12 year olds: Tzar Lyons from 5280 and Nartey Brady from Gold Cup

The athletes attending the National Evaluation have the opportunity to qualify to the USA National Future Stars Team


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Region 9 World Championship Finals Results

Colorado’s Yul Moldauer finished in 16th place in the All Around final at the Stuttgart 2019 World Championships. USOPTC’s Sam Mikulak made a great comeback to finish in 7th place in the All Around final.

Sam went all out in the Horizontal Bar final competing a routine that put him in reach of the gold medal. Sam did a good job but can do the routine better, earning him 5th place.


Region 9 World Championship Results

Colorado’s Yul Moldauer qualified to the All Around final at the Stuttgart 2019 World Championships by completing the qualifying round in 11th place in the All Around. USOPTC’s Sam Mikulak started rough on the first day before qualifying to the Horizontal Bar event final in second place. Sam squeaked into the All Around final which will be contested on Friday October 11. Team USA qualified to the Team Final in seventh place sealing its place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Team USA, staring Yul and Sam, was brilliant in the Team Final, going 18 for 18 with no falls. Team USA finished in a solid 4th place in an incredibly strong field behind Russia, China, and Japan.


Utah's Reid Holbrook Named JO NAL

Congratulations to Region 9’s Reid Holbrook for being named the JO NAL on Vault for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. The JO NALs (Junior Olympic National Apparatus Leader) serve as the head judge at Future Stars, The Blackjack Championship, and Junior Nationals each year. It’s a tremendous amount of work which Region 9 judges have had the honor of performing for many years. Dean Schott, Bob Busse, Mike Brey, John Scanlan, Eric Cramer, and Tom McNamee have previously served as JO NALs.


2019 World Championships

Yul Muldauer (Colorado) and Sam Mikulak (USOPTC) will compete Sunday October 7, 2019 in the qualifying session of the World Championships in Stuttgart Germany


2019 World Championship Team