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2017 Rhythmic Open Championships
May 26-29, 2017

Results Full Results
  • March 31, 2017 - Registration Deadline (Note: only the first 350 athletes will be accepted)
  • March 31, 2017 – OTC Accommodation Payment Deadline
  • April 21, 2017 – Travel Form Deadline (for participants staying at the OTC)
Schedule Competition Schedule (updated 5/10/17)
Rotations Rotation Schedule (posted 5/10/17)
Participants The 2017 Open Championships will include Levels 5-6 and Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Groups.
Venue 1932 Jack Shea Olympic Arena
2634 Main St., Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY 12946

We are excited to announce that the 2017 Rhythmic Open Championships will be held at the historic 1932 Jack Shea Arena at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, NY! This arena, home to the 1932 Olympic Games, will provide a spacious venue for our Open Championships event.

There will be concessions and vending machines available on-site. 4
Airport or Train Station Albany, New York
Entry Fees & Registration Entry fee:
  • $150 per athlete
  • $200 per Group
  • $35 per coach
Registration Deadline - March 31st

Only the first 350 athletes will be accepted. Additional participants may be placed on a wait list.

Registration will be conducted using the Meet Reservation system on the USA Gymnastics website. For instructions, click here

Note: The venue will charge a nominal admission fee for spectators
TENTATIVE Schedule Friday, May 26: Level 5
Saturday, May 27: Level 5 and JO Groups
Sunday, May 28: Level 6 and JO Groups
Monday, May 29: Level 6

Note: This schedule is subject to change, based on registration numbers.
Transportation Only those staying on-site at the OTC will be considered for transportation to/from the Albany airport. At no time is transportation guaranteed, but USA Gymnastics and the OTC staff will make best efforts for those staying on-site who have turned in flight information by April 21st.

Airport Shuttle Cost - $15 (for participants staying at the OTC only)

  • The request for OTC transportation must be indicated on your accommodation form
  • ARRIVALS: 5:00pm or earlier at the ALB airport
  • DEPARTURES: 12:00pm or later at the ALB airport
  • Flight information must be turned in to USA Gymnastics by April 21st in order to be considered for transportation.
  • Note: if for some reason transportation cannot be provided for your flight, the shuttle charge will be reimbursed.
Travel Form (Due April 21st)

Please be mindful of the fact that the OTC is several hours’ distance from the Albany Airport and there are a limited number of shuttles per day. It is possible that depending on arrival time there could be several hours wait for the next shuttle.
Accommodation - OTC Housing A limited number of beds are available at the OTC, open to all participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

OTC Accommodation Request Form

Cost: $75/night* - includes lodging, meals, and training

All accommodation costs must be paid in full via the USA Gymnastics website by March 31st, 2017. Any reservations that have not received payment will be released to other participants after that date.

Click here for booking and additional terms and conditions for each hotel.

Courtyard Lake Placid
    Note: 7-day cancellation policy
Best Western – Saranac Lake
    • Thursday, May 25 - $99
    • Friday, May 26 - $149
    • Saturday, May 27 - $169
    • Sunday, May 28 - $129
    • Monday, May 29 - $99
    • 2-week cutoff
Crowne Plaza Lake Placid
    • Thursday, May 25 – $109
    • Friday, May 26 – $169
    • Saturday, May 27 – $169
    • Sunday, May 28 – $169
    • Monday, May 29 – $109
    • 3-week cutoff
    • Two-night minimum stay for Friday or Saturday arrivals
    • All reservations require 1 night + tax deposit; Any reservations cancelled after May 11th will forfeit the deposit
    • $10 per night if more than 2 adults in a room
Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Lake Placid
    Lakefront Rates:
    • Thursday, May 25 – $154
    • Friday, May 26 – $184
    • Saturday, May 27 – $184
    • Sunday, May 28 – $154
    • Monday, May 29 – $154
    Villageside Rates:
    • Thursday, May 25 – $124
    • Friday, May 26 – $154
    • Saturday, May 27 – $154
    • Sunday, May 28 – $124
    • Monday, May 29 – $124
    • Two-night minimum stay
    • 7-day cancellation policy (including dropping a night or cancelling entire stay; penalty is the cost of one night + tax
Membership and Attire Athletes must hold a current USA Gymnastics Athlete Membership

Coaches must hold a current USA Gymnastics Professional Membership/safety/background check/U100 to participate in the 2017 Rhythmic National Qualifier.

All coaches must be in club or national team warm ups with athletic shoes to be on the competition floor.
Qualification Participation in Regional Championships
Note: Per the Rules & Policies, petitions are considered ONLY in the case of illness or injury with a doctor’s note.

Minimum AA score of 24.00
AA scores will be checked following the Regional Championships. The minimum AA score may be achieved at any competition. Coaches will be asked to provide proof of AA score if the minimum score was not attained at Regionals.
Awards Based on the ages of all entered gymnasts per level, awarding groups by age groupings will be established and communicated after the close of registration.
Inquiries Per the Rules and Policies – No Inquiries
Additional information Lake Placid is a historic Olympic town with lots to offer families in the spring, including a charming Main Street full of restaurants, shops and beautiful lake views!
Things to do and see:

Local Trolley:
There is a free local trolley that passes by the OTC daily and runs through Main Street and the town of Lake Placid. Click here for more information