INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2011 – Eight gymnasts qualified for the 2011 Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup this past weekend from the first four events in the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup Series. The Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup Series continues this weekend with the Circle of Stars Gymnastics Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.

The eight gymnasts are:

  • CGA Parents Club Coaches Spectacular – Amelia Hundley of Hamilton, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics, and Kayla Williams of Huntington, W.Va./Cincinnati Gymnastics
  • Folger’s New Year Invitational – Brittney Sooksengdao of Olathe, Kan./McCrackens Gymnastics, and Kaitlyn Hall of Raytown, Mo./Kansas Gymnastics and Cheer
  • Lady Luck Invitational – Mykayla Skinner of Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights, and Lauren Marinez of Orlando/Orlando Metro
  • Macready & Roethlisberger Flip Fest Invitational – Georgia Dabritz of Newbury Port, Mass./Ace Gymnastics, and Katie Bailey of Kernersville, N.C./High Point Gymnastics

Two gymnasts, Hundley and Skinner, competed in the inaugural event, and Williams was the 2009 World vault champion.

The remainder of the 36-gymnast field will qualify from the remaining 13 invitationals in the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup Series, which features a total of 17 gymnastics invitationals held throughout the United States from Jan. 14 through Feb. 21. A minimum of two gymnasts from each invitational advance to the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup, scheduled for Friday, March 4, in conjunction with the AT&T American Cup in Jacksonville, Fla.

The remaining Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup Series schedule is as follows:

  • Circle of Stars Gymnastics Invitational, Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 21-23
  • Wisconsin Dells Gymnastics Vacation Classic, Wisconsin Dells, Wis., Jan. 28-30
  • Metroplex Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas, Jan. 29-30
  • Parkettes Invitational, Allentown, Pa., Jan. 28-30
  • 2011 Rock-n-Roll Classic, Broadview Heights, Ohio, Feb. 4-6
  • Pikes Peak Cup, Colorado Springs, Colo., Feb. 4-6
  • 37th Annual Fiesta Bowl, Chandler, Ariz., Feb. 4-6
  • IGI Chicago Style, Chicago, Ill., Feb. 11-13
  • Buckeye Classic, Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 18-20
  • Presidential Classic, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Feb. 18-20
  • Excalibur Cup, Virginia Beach, Va., Feb. 18-20
  • WOGA Classic, Frisco, Texas, Feb. 19-20
  • Arizona Sunrays Classic Rock Invitational, Glendale, Ariz., Feb. 19-21

The second annual Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup is held the evening prior to the prestigious AT&T American Cup, using the event’s podium. This year’s Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup will be televised live on Universal Sports. For more information on qualifiers, results and photos from each invitational, go to