2009 International Sport and Cultural Festival

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About the Festival

USA Gymnastics, the Pan American Gymnastics Union GFA Committee, and the American Sokol Organization are hosting the 2009 Sport and Cultural Festival in Fort Worth, Texas. The event takes place June 23-28, 2009. Participants from all over the world are expected to take part in this multi-sport and cultural activity.

The event will include something for everyone with TeamGym, GymFest, City Performances, Festival Rhythmic, Aesthetic Group, Gymnastics for All Challenge, socials, a parade, Pan American Gymnastics Union Evening, workshops, USAG Gala Evening, Opening and Closing ceremonies and more. We are also planning to have a preliminary planning and information meeting regarding the 2011 Gymnaestrada.

Visit this page for updated information on the 2009 Sport and Cultural Festival.

Ticket Information

Tickets are currently available for this event. USA Gymnastics will be celebrating USA Gymnastics Day at the 2009 International Sport & Cultural Festival on Wednesday, June 24th. A one-day pass is available on this date for only $10. More details are included on this ticket order form, including pricing for the other days.

Event Updates

| CLICK HERE | for Bulletin #3

  • The Registration Payment Deadline is April 20, 2009
  • Bulletin #3 includes a request for you to send us videos and photos of your group.
  • Remember to book you accommodations now!
  • Information about airport transfers.
  • Information about the Stockyard Social on Thursday evening, June 25.

Tentative Daily Schedule

| CLICK HERE | for the latest version of the Tentative Daily Schedule (subject to change) - updated 2/17/09.

Qualification Scores for TeamGym Nationals in Ft. Worth

    The TeamGym Qualification scores have been set for the 2009 National competition in Ft. Worth, Texas, June 23-28.
  • Levels 1 and 2 are not required to obtain a minimum qualification score. All are welcome to register and participate.
  • Levels 3-6 are required to earn a minimum qualification score of 16.00 in order to be eligible to participate in the 2009 TeamGym Nationals in Ft. Worth.
  • Levels 7 and 8 are required to earn a minimum qualification score of 24.00 in order to be eligible to participate in the 2009 TeamGym Nationals in Ft. Worth.
  • There are no minimum scores required for International squads.

Registration Forms and Activities Descriptions are available NOW:

Club, coach and athlete REGISTRATION FORMS

  • | Club Registration Form Part 1 | -- This MSWord.doc includes general information about your club and the payment summary instructions.
  • | Club Registration Form Part 2 | -- This MSExcel spreadsheet includes the following worksheets:
    • Athlete Registration Form
    • Coach Registration Form
    • Other Activities Registration Form
    • Summary Payment Form for USA Clubs
    • Summary Payment Form for International Clubs
  • An | Activities Description | PDF document is also available to assist in planning the activities in which your groups will participate.

The next due date for forms is MARCH 20, 2009. However, the sooner you can send us Registration Form Part 2, the better! This helps us develop the schedule.

Local Tours and Excursions

Take advantage of your free time while attending the Festival to experience local sites. National Travel Systems will be offering some tour and excursion opportunities throughout the week.
| CLICK HERE | for tour and excursion information.

Updates and Forms

National Travel Systems (NTS) Forms and Updates

  • Travel Information Form | .doc | or | PDF | This is for airport Transfers for anyone attending that wishes to arrange airport transfers.
  • Side Tours Form | .doc | or | PDF | This is for anyone attending that wishes to book Tours while in Fort Worth

Contacts:

Lori Laznovsky
llaznovsky@usagym.org

Steve Whitlock
swhit@usagym.org
Phone: 317-829-5636