US Classic - Hopes Championship tickets are the perfect purchase for anyone who wants to watch the gymnastics legends of the future. Scheduled for late July every year, the Hopes Classic is one of the biggest events in the US gymnastics calendar. It brings together the leading athletes from every corner of the country as they battle it out for places at the P&G Gymnastics Championship later in the year, where they will compete for the title of US Champion.
Background information for anyone buying US Classic - Hopes Championship Tickets
There's nothing quite as elegant, impressive and thrilling as watching skilled gymnasts showing their mastery of their bodies in events like the floor, the parallel bars, the rings, the vault and the pommel horse. If you have been wowed by athletes like Nadia Comaneci, Shannon Miller or Simone Biles, heading to the Hopes Championship is a fantastic idea.
A highlight of the gymnastics year, the Hopes Championships take place every July at different venues around America. Past settings have included Hartford's XL Center and the Sears Centre in Illinois. Wherever it is staged, the event features comfortable seating, plenty of food and drink concessions and easy access via large parking lots.
But the centre of attention is always the action on the floor. The event features junior and senior competitions for girls, as well as special sections for 10-11 and 12-13 year olds. All competitors are vying to progress to the biggest stage of all: the P&G Gymnastics Championships (the US National competition), so the events are always full of tension and drama.
With each day's competition beginning around lunchtime and continuing into the evening, US Classic - Hopes Championship Tickets offer a feast of entertainment for gymnastics fans.
Highlights in the history of the US Classic - Hopes Championship
Over the years, the US Classic - Hopes Championship has hosted some of the greatest names in American gymnastics, and anyone who buys tickets will be certain to watch future Olympics medalists and superstars of the future.
There are plenty of examples of incredible performances since the event started in 1983. For instance, Shannon Miller shared the junior title in Athens, Georgia in 1988 before winning a team gold medal in the "Magnificent Seven" at the 1996 Olympics. Carly Patterson won twice (in 2001 and 2002) before going on to all-round Olympic gold in 2004. Then Simone Biles lit up the event in 2012, before becoming an overnight sensation at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Few gymnastics competitions have a pedigree that comes close to the Hopes Championship, so if you are in the USA and love the sport, be sure to book tickets to an upcoming edition.