Remember last week’s “Press Release of the Day” about a big announcement in Everett happening where they were going to announce a big upcoming event?
Well, I was right…it was gymnastics. The Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championship and it’s happening March 16-18, 2012 at Comcast Arena in Everett.
2012 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships to be Held at the Comcast Arena at Everett
Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson, Governor Chris Gregoire, Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny, and Legendary Coach Bela Karolyi Announced Today!
Global Spectrum is pleased to announce that more than 300 of the world’s best gymnasts will head to the Pacific Northwest for the first time since 1995 when the Comcast Arena at Everett plays host to the 2012 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, March 16-18. Men’s and women’s gymnastics will be held in the Comcast Arena at Everett, with rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline at the Comcast Community Ice Rink. All-session tickets are on sale today at ComcastArenaEverett.com.
The three-day event is expected to feature athletes from more than 14 countries, including Canada, China, Japan, Russia and the United States, competing in men’s, women’s and rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline.
All-session tickets range from $110 to $250 (including facility fees) and are available now online through www.ComcastArenaEverett.com; or through participating area gymnastics clubs. For more information, go to www.usagym.org/events.
The event will officially start with an opening ceremony sponsored by the Tulalip Resort Casino. The tentative competition schedule is: March 16, team and all-around finals for women’s gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics; March 17, men’s team and all-around finals, and rhythmic gymnastics individual event finals; and March 18, men’s and women’s individual event finals, and men’s and women’s trampoline preliminary and final rounds. Everett Community College is an ancillary facility for the event.
No, I won’t be making inappopriate “Pacific Rim” jokes about these fine, young, nubile athletes…that would be DISGUSTING!