2016 P&G Men's Gymnastics Championships, Secret U.S. Classic multi-session tickets are on sale now
posted on 03/04/2016

INDIANAPOLIS, March 4, 2016 – Multi-session ticket packages for the 2016 P&G Men’s Gymnastics Championships and Secret U.S. Classic went on sale today. Fans can buy the women’s package, the men’s package and the weekend package, in addition to all-session tickets. Scheduled for June 3-5, the three-day event features the two-day P&G Championships, the national championships for senior men’s gymnastics, and the Secret U.S. Classic, the final women’s qualifier for the P&G Women’s Gymnastics Championships.

The 2016 P&G Championships will determine the men’s senior national champions and national team, as well as the men who will advance to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials – Men’s Gymnastics in St. Louis, June 23 and 25. The Secret U.S. Classic, which has athletes competing on the junior and senior levels, serves as the last opportunity for female gymnasts to qualify for the P&G Women’s Championships in St. Louis (June 24 and 26), as well as a tune-up for many of the country’s top women leading into their national championships.

The available ticket packages on sale March 4 include the following.
  • Women’s package, June 3-4: includes tickets to the Hopes Championships on June 3, and the Secret U.S. Classic junior and senior sessions on June 4; tickets range in price from $75-$105.
  • Men’s package, June 3 and 5: includes both sessions of the P&G Men’s Gymnastics Championships, June 3 at 7 p.m. and June 5 at 1 p.m.; tickets range in price from $55-$85.
  • Weekend package, June 4-5: the senior women’s Secret U.S. Classic session on June 4 at 7 p.m. and the men’s P&G Championships session on June 5 at 1 p.m.; tickets range in price from $70-$100.
  • All-session ticket packages, June 3-5: includes tickets for all five sessions; available for $105-$150.
Tickets can be purchased online at XLCenter.com, by phone at 877-522-8499 or at the XL Center Box Office. For Group Sales information, please contact groupsales@xlcenter.com or call 860-548-2000. For more information, go to hartford2016.com.

The competition schedule is: P&G Championships – June 3 at 7 p.m. and June 5 at 1 p.m.; and U.S. Secret Classic – June 4 at 1 p.m. for juniors and 7 p.m. for seniors. The Hopes Championships, which features young, aspiring female gymnasts, is held in conjunction with the Secret U.S. Classic and is scheduled for June 3 at 2:30 p.m.

Held in conjunction with the men’s Olympic Trials, the P&G Women’s Gymnastics Championships will determine the junior and senior champions and national teams, in addition to determining the senior women who will advance to the U.S. Olympic Trials – Women’s Gymnastics, July 8 and 10 in San Jose, Calif. The national championships for junior men will also be held in conjunction with the men’s Trials. For more information on USA Gymnastics’ premier events, go to usagym2016.com.

The Hopes Championships has two age groups, 10-11 year-old and the 12-13 year-old. The Hopes classification is just below the elite level, and the Hopes Championships, previously known as the U.S. Challenge, is the culmination of the Hopes athletes’ season.

This is the first time the men’s and women’s national championships have been held separately since 2008.The XL Center staged the national men’s and women’s gymnastics championships in both 2010 and 2013, but the Secret U.S. Classic is making its first visit to Hartford.

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