DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 23, 2011 – The first day of the 2011 National Rhythmic Gymnastics Qualifier wrapped up today at the Elite Sports Complex in Downers Grove, Ill. The field includes both senior and junior gymnasts vying for 20 senior and 25 junior berths to the 2011 Visa Championships in St. Paul, Minn., the sport’s national championships.

The gymnasts who advance to the Visa Championships, Aug. 17-20 in Saint Paul, Minn., will be determined tomorrow at the second day of competition.