2017 Stars & Stripes
Jan. 13th - 16th
Bayfront Convention Center
75+ National Level Athletes
55+ Gymnastics Teams
MAIN EVENT (Nationals)
Jan. 14th - 5:45pm
Tickets available at the door.
Adults $14.00 / Child $7.00
11/29/2016 - Press Release - Erie Gymnastics Center - Stars & Stripes wins a Major Award! And it is not a Leg Lamp!
Wow! On behalf of the Erie Sports Commission, Team Lightning Boosters, the dedicated EGC Staff, and the countless Military, Police, Fire, and Rescue Workers... I would like to thank the Academy.... No seriously, EGC Won a National Award - Erie Named 2016 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. By the hard work of the above named groups we are honored that our efforts were recognized and that we've had a positive economic impact on the Erie Community. Thank You!
Reed Yost - Level 5 - 2016 PA State Silver Medalist on High Bar
Sebastian Shirk - Level 4 - 2016 PA State - Pommel Horse, Rings, High Bar, 1st Place - All Around CHAMPION! Sebastian also took silver on Floor and Bronze on the Parallel Bars.
Yanat Patanakul - Level 4 - 2016 PA State Rings Champion & received the Bronze on High Bar.
Jonah Witkowski - Level 4 - 2016 PA State Silver Medalist High Bar / Bronze on: Floor, Vault, Parallel Bars, 3rd All Around.
Lucas Kantz - Level 4 - 2016 PA State Bronze Medalist on Rings
A Big Congrats as well to Team Lightning's Women's Level 8's
Sammie Benovic & Sascha Gibson!!
Out of a field of the top 200 Level 8's in the State, we congratulate Sammie & Sascha for placing in the top 12 & advancing to the Regional Championship where they will face the top 12 from NJ, VA, MD, WV, & DE.
We Congratulate - Sascha Gibson - Current Gold Medalist in Region VII with a super impressive 9.70 Vault!
We Congratulate Sammie Benovic - Triple Region VII medalist - Bronze Floor - 9.55 / Bronze Vault - 9.55 / 12th All Around
Team Lightning Men!!!
Team Lightning Men's Team had a great weekend at this years Men's State Gymnastics Championships! The event was hosted at the Parkettes National Training facility. Team Lightning had some Awesome results.
Andy Parks (age 15) is our new and current reigning 2016 Level 9 State Champion. Andy fantastic meet and almost swept the competition winning 6 Gold Medals. Andy won gold on Floor Ex. / Pommel / High Bar / Parallel Bars / Vault & All Around.
Joey Rizzo also had a great weekend and is the 2016 State Level 8 Gold All Around Champion. Joey is the State Champion on Floor, Pommel Horse, & Vault. Joey also took Silver Medals on Rings & High Bar.
We're not done yet, not even close!
Region VII USAG National Qualifier
Level 10 - JO National
Bronze Medalist on Balance Beam
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