Details Announced for 2020 Olympic Trials-Gymnastics in St. Louis
11 Nov, 2019
All-session tickets for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics in St. Louis, Mo., scheduled for June 25-28 at Enterprise Center, go on sale on Aug. 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. ET. The men’s and women’s gymnastics teams for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be named at the conclusion of the trials.
All-session ticket packages include all four competitive sessions and pricing begins at $125. Tickets may be purchased through ticketmaster.com or at all Ticketmaster outlets. For groups of 10 or more, contact Enterprise Center’s group sales at 314.622.5454. Discounted tickets are available through the USA Gymnastics gym club ticket program. Contact your local club for details.
The competition schedule, which is subject to change, is below, and times listed are in the Central time zone.
· June 25: men’s gymnastics, 5 p.m.
· June 26: women’s gymnastics, 7:30 p.m.
· June 27: men’s gymnastics, 2 p.m.
· June 28: women’s gymnastics, 7:30 p.m.
2020 marks the first time St. Louis, the site for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Men’s Gymnastics, will hold the Olympic Trials for both men’s and women’s gymnastics. St. Louis has also played host to the 2016 U.S. women’s national championships, which was held with the men’s trials, and the 2000 and 2012 U.S. Championships for men’s and women’s gymnastics. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials for all sports are a collaborative undertaking between the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the national governing bodies and the local organizing committees.
The local partners for the 2020 trials are the St. Louis Sports Commission and Enterprise Center.
Fans attending the Olympic Trials will also be able to experience the spirit and excitement of the Tokyo Games at Team USA’s interactive fan activation.
In conjunction with the trials, the 2020 USA Gymnastics National Congress and Trade Show will be staged at the America’s Center Convention Complex. Past sites for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for gymnastics include: 2016, St. Louis (men), and San Jose, Calif. (women); 2012, San Jose; 2008, Philadelphia, Pa.; 2004, Anaheim, Calif.; 1996 and 2000, Boston; 1992, Baltimore, Md.; 1988, Salt Lake City, Utah; 1984 and 1980, Jacksonville, Fla.; 1976, Los Angeles (women), and University Park, Pa. (men); 1972, Des Plaines, Ill. (men), and Long Beach, Calif. (women); 1968, Long Beach, Calif. (women) and Los Angeles (men); 1964, Kings Point, N.Y. (women), and San Fernando, Calif. (men); and 1960, West Point, N.Y.
· United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. The USOPC is focused on protecting, supporting and empowering America’s athletes, and is responsible for fielding U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, and serving as the steward of the Olympic and Paralympic movements in the U.S. For more information, visit TeamUSA.org.
· Enterprise Center. Enterprise Center is a contemporary, 12-story glass and concrete structure located in the heart of downtown St. Louis. The home of the St. Louis Blues Hockey Club, Enterprise Center also features a full range of arena programming, including concerts, comedy shows, family shows and other professional and college sporting events. The arena is frequently selected by the NCAA for championship events and will play host to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds in 2020 and the NCAA Division 1 Wrestling Championship in 2021. Enterprise Center is privately operated by SLB Acquisition LLC, owner of the St. Louis Blues Hockey Club, under the leadership of its chairman, Tom Stillman. Naming rights for the arena were sold in May 2018 to Enterprise, which was founded and is headquartered in St. Louis. For more information, please visit www.enterprisecenter.com.
· St. Louis Sports Commission. The St. Louis Sports Commission is the privately-funded nonprofit organization that grows, strengthens and moves St. Louis forward through sports. The organization uses the power of sports to enhance the area’s quality of life and generate economic and social benefit for the St. Louis region. For more information, visit stlsports.org.
· USA Gymnastics. Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. The organization is committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority, the safety and well-being of the athletes. USA Gymnastics has taken specific, concrete steps to strengthen its athlete safety policies and procedures, including adopting the updated USA Gymnastics Safe Sport Policy. Former gymnast and business executive Li Li Leung is the new president and chief executive officer of USA Gymnastics. The organization’s disciplines include men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and gymnastics for all (formerly known as group gymnastics). For more complete information, visit usagym.org.