Indy Lands Junior Olympic National Championships

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Elite gymnasts to compete at Indiana Convention Center in 2017. Elite gymnasts to compete at Indiana Convention Center in 2017.

Indianapolis has landed a major gymnastics event. The Women's Junior Olympic National Championships will take place at the Indiana Convention Center next May.

USA Gymnastics, which is headquartered in Indianapolis, is partnering with Indiana Sports Corporation to host the event.

“We are blessed to have USA Gymnastics call Indianapolis home,” said Ryan Vaughn, president of Indiana Sports Corp.  “Not only do they continue to invest and grow in our city as an organization but they also continue to bring premier gymnastics competitions, athletes and fans to our great city."  

The event will showcase nearly 700 Level 10 gymnasts. The highest level in the Junior Olympic program. This marks the second time the Junior Olympic National Championships have been held in Indianapolis.

"Indianapolis will always be on our radar screen for hosting events,” said Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics. “We treasure our partnership with the Indiana Sports Corporation and other local partners and we are grateful for the level of cooperation we receive to bring events to our hometown."

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