Evansville to host USA Gymnastics Olympic qualification event

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Old National Events Plaza will be the site of the 2020 VIP Classic for Trampoline & Tumbling, one of the first USA Gymnastics Olympic qualification events in the country this year. (Image courtesy 2020vipclassic.com)

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Old National Events Plaza will be the site of the 2020 VIP Classic for Trampoline & Tumbling, one of the first USA Gymnastics Olympic qualification events in the country this year.

About 1,500 people, including 670 athletes, are expected to participate.

The event takes place from Friday through Sunday, March 1.

“Hosting 670 athletes from across 33 states spanning Hawaii to New York is very exciting!  We’re honored that USA Gymnastics planners chose Evansville and Old National Events Plaza to showcase the talents of these world class athletes,” said Alexis Berggren, General Manager of Old National Events Plaza.

The 2020 VIP Classic is a USA Gymnastics selection event, with competition specific to the disciplines of Trampoline and Tumbling. 

The event is open to Levels 1 – Elite and will include HUGS (Hope Unites Gymnastics with Special Athletes). 

The tournament in Evansville serves as one of the first Olympic Qualification events for Elite-level trampolinists this year.

The event is open to the public, and single day tickets or weekend passes are available by clicking here.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 28, 2020)

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