Knoxville, TN - The Ozone Collegiate Gymnastics Classic presented by Texas Roadhouse will take place at the Knoxville Convention Center this Saturday, January 16th at 8:00pm. Once more Premier Athletics of Knoxville is hosting four teams for this NCAA women’s gymnastics invitational: Iowa State University, University of Pittsburgh, United States Air Force Academy, and Southeast Missouri State University.
NCAA Event Admission: (for Saturday, January 16th, 8:00pm)
Admission can be purchased at the admissions desk in the main concourse of the Knoxville Convention Center on Friday, January 15th from 8:00am- 7:00pm and Saturday, January 16th from 8:00am- 9:00pm only $15 Adults (ages 13+), $10 Children (age 6-12), & Children 5 & under are free
Doors open at 7:15pm, all seats are general admission. There are plenty of seats available, so tickets at the door will not sell out.
The Ozone Collegiate Gymnastics Classic will be held in conjunction with the 14th annual Ozone Gymnastics Invitational powered by Flip Fest Gymnastics Camp, a USA Gymnastics sanctioned competition with more than 3,500 Junior Olympic gymnasts from 16 states (that’s 19 total states for this and the NCAA event) scheduled from January 15-18 (Friday to Monday). These Junior Olympic gymnasts (ages 6-18) will participate in women’s gymnastics, men’s gymnastics, and trampoline & tumbling events. The Junior Olympic Invitational requires separate admission.
All competitions will be hosted by Premier Athletics, a Knoxville based company with two gymnastics gyms located on Callahan Drive and near Lovell Road.
More information regarding both events can be found at ozoneinvitational.com.
Note: Steve Butcher (the Ozone Event Co-Director) will be the chief men’s gymnastics judge (President of the Men’s Technical Committee for the International Gymnastics Federation) for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this summer. He will make multiple trips to Rio prior to August in order to oversee preparations for the Games.