Public Invited to Upcoming Gymnastics Events
Dec. 4, 2009
STANFORD, Calif. - The Stanford women's gymnastics team will be showcased in upcoming events Dec. 12-13, with a competition at San Jose State, and with an interactive event at Ford Center.
On Saturday, Dec. 12, Stanford will compete in a scrimmage at San Jose State's Spartan Gym at 5 p.m.
On Sunday, Dec. 13, the Cardinal will host `Meet the Team' and `Parents' Day Out' events at its Ford Center training facility, beginning at 2 p.m.
The San Jose State meet is the last in a series of weekly intrasquad-type competitions that have tested the Cardinal in meet-like conditions.
`Meet the Team' is an annual event for the program. It begins with a one-hour free structured intrasqud demonstration, followed by an autograph session.
The `Parents' Day Out' goes from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and involves gym time, pizza, games and movies for girls and boys from ages 5-17. The cost is $30 per child.
Kids can `play' in the 15,000 Ford Center facility and are provided with an opportunity for young fans and aspiring gymnasts to meet and interact with members of this year's team - a group of amazing young women who embrace the responsibility of being role models.
The weekend acts as a final preparation for Stanford's season opener Jan. 9 at Georgia.