USA Gymnastics Championships, Gymnastics for All to kick off Gymnastics City USA 2024 in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The 2024 USA Gymnastics Championships will kick off gymnastics festivities in Minneapolis as the first event on the schedule for Gymnastics City USA 2024. The USA Gymnastics Championships will run from June 21-26 in the Minneapolis Convention Center and feature more than 2,000 athletes, nearly 450 elite, from around the country.

USA Gymnastics Championships

The USA Gymnastics Championships serve as the national championships for elite athletes in the rhythmic, trampoline and tumbling, and acrobatic disciplines. In 2024, senior athletes in the trampoline discipline will be vying for an individual trampoline spot on the U.S. Olympic Team, with one man and one woman to be named. For rhythmic gymnastics, Evita Griskenas (Orland Park, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center) secured her spot to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris after winning all-around silver at the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile. National titles and National Team berths are also on the line for all elite athletes in Minneapolis.

Elite competition will take place June 24-26 in Hall B, with all other levels of competition beginning June 21. Elite competition in Hall B will stream live on the USA Gymnastics YouTube channel, with action from all other halls streamed live on

Acrobatic Gymnastics
With nearly 900 elite and development athletes registered for the event in Minneapolis, fans will see the best acro action in the country. After a robust competition schedule thus far, athletes to watch feature international medalists in various divisions, including the women’s pairs of World Cup silver medalists Mo Arthur (Rolla, Mo./Mid America Acro Tumbling) and Ariana Katsov (Owensville, Mo./Mid America Acro Tumbling), and World Cup bronze medalist Molly Fox (San Diego, Calif./So Cal TTC) and Katie Borcherding (Eureka, Mo./Incentive – AGT), and the women’s group of Mariam Tutberidze (Owings Mills, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer), Grace Vonder Haar (Laurel, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer) and Kayla Vonder Haar (Laurel, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer), who have won three World Cup bronze medals this year, in the senior field.

Other medalists to watch among the juniors are 13-19 women’s pair Sydney Padios (Moreno Valley, Calif./Incentive – AGT) and Willow Noble (Moreno Valley, Calif./Incentive – AGT), mixed pair Hailee Wong (Colton, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy) and Andrew Castro (Riverside, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy), and men’s pair Yaroslav and Vsevolod Ossolodkov (Beaumont, Calif./Incentive – AGT); and in the 12-18 age group, women’s pair Maya Lissenkova (Las Vegas, Nev./AGC Las Vegas) and Bernice Moshos (Las Vegas, Nev./AGC Las Vegas), mixed pairs Rylee Cummins (Moreno Valley, Calif./Incentive – AGT) and George Yeramishyn (Riverside, Calif./Incentive – AGT) and Layla Lugo (Chandler, Ariz./Aspire Kids Sports Center) and Tyler Berg (Phoenix, Ariz./ Aspire Kids Sports Center), men’s pair Neko Sullivan (Perris, Calif./Incentive – AGT) and Radomir Ossolodkov (Beaumont, Calif./Incentive – AGT), and women’s group Maddy Hunt (Crownsville, Md./International Elite), Avery Puleo (Arnold, Md./International Elite) and Anna Sullivan (Brookeville, Md./International Elite).

Rhythmic Gymnastics
The 2024 season has seen a new generation of seniors take their place among the ranks in the U.S. rhythmic program, promising a competitive atmosphere at the Minneapolis Convention Center. While 2020 Olympian Lili Mizuno (Northbrook, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center) looks to defend her 2023 all-around title, new senior Rin Keys (Porter Ranch, Calif./Burlo Gymnastics), 2023 World clubs bronze medalist and the first U.S. gymnast to win a World medal, along with Megan Chu (San Diego, Calif./Pacific Stars Rhythmic Academy) and Jaelyn Chin (Aventura, Fla./Bessonova’s school) aim to secure gold in 2024 for themselves.

In the junior division, Natalia de la Rosa (Woodland Hills, Calif./Burlo Gymnastics) and Isabella Chong (Mission Viejo, Calif./Burlo Gymnastics) are among those vying for the junior all-around title left vacant by Keys. Both athletes have won multiple international medals this year leading up to these Championships.

U.S. gold is also up for grabs for the six junior and senior FIG groups registered for the competition. The groups qualified to the USA Gymnastics Championships following their performances at the 2024 Elite Qualifier in May.

Trampoline and Tumbling
Olympic Team berths are on the line for senior individual trampoline athletes, with only one spot available each for men and women. Many trampolinists are in the race for a chance at Paris, including 2020 Olympian Nicole Ahsinger (Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express), 2023 World bronze medalist Jessica Stevens (Ellicott City, Md./Fairland Gymnastics) and 2023 World synchro champion Sarah Webster (Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express) among the women, and two-time World champion Ruben Padilla (Bluffdale, Utah/Wasatch Trampoline & Tumbling), 2023 World team champions Cody Gesuelli (Middletown, N.J./Merino Trampoline Gymnastics Academy) and Issac Rowley (Allen, Texas/Eagle Gymnastics Academy), 2023 U.S. trampoline bronze medalist Ryan Maccagnan (Colorado Springs, Colo./Stars Gymnastics) and 2020 Olympian Aliaksei Shostak (Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express) for the men.

The athletes chosen to compete in the 2024 Games will look to win the first Olympic medalists for the U.S. in the discipline.

Padilla also will be trying for his third-consecutive U.S. double mini title, while nine-time World medalist Kaden Brown (Herriman, Utah/Wasatch Trampoline & Tumbling) aims for his fifth-consecutive.

Gymfest and National Congress on tap

In addition to the USA Gymnastics Championships, the Minneapolis Convention Center also will be the home of the 2024 USAG National Congress and Trade Show and the 2024 USA Gymnastics for All National Championships & Gymfest. The National Congress and Trade Show is set to welcome more than 2,500 gymnastics professionals and exhibitors, while Gymnastics for All & Gymfest will feature nearly 750 participants in group gymnastics with competitive and non-competitive opportunities, and a division for gymnasts with disabilities. The event is set to host participants from 18 states and three countries, including Australia, Sweden and Switzerland, and ages range from 1 to 76 years old. With 25 clubs expected attend, gymnasts will participate in the TeamGym National Championships, the Acrobatics and Tumbling Development Program National Championships and the USA Gym for Life Challenge, among other workshops and performances in Downtown Minneapolis.

Gymnastics City USA 2024 will provide a festival atmosphere for Minneapolis, with the USA Gymnastics Flip Zone presented by Target being available to all fans, gymnastics and non-gym alike. The Flip Zone presented by Target will include fun, interactive events for all participants, encompassing most of the Target Center area and leading all the way to Target Field. The 2024 USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the “Promenade Du Nord” will also be a part of the Gymnastics City USA 2024 entertainment. The event website,, is the home for all things pertaining to Gymnastics City USA 2024.