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Utah Gymnastics To Open Season at Rio Tinto Best of Utah

Dec 22, 2020

WEST VALLEY CITY – The Maverik Center has announced the second annual Rio Tinto Best of Utah NCAA Gymnastics Meet will take place on Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Maverik Center. The podium event will be Utah gymnastics' 2021 season opener and will be televised live on BYUtv at 7 p.m. MT, as well as broadcast on Utah's flagship radio ESPN 700.

No. 4 Utah will begin the season vying for the program's second-straight title at the Rio Tinto Best of Utah. The Utes cruised to the win at the inaugural podium event last year in West Valley City, topping in-state foes BYU, Southern Utah and Utah State in the second meet of the season. This year, the Red Rocks will begin on bars, while No. 17 BYU will begin on beam, No. 23 Southern Utah on vault, and Utah State on floor.

The ticket presale window for the Rio Tinto Best of Utah begins Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 10 a.m. MT and will run through Friday, Dec. 25 until midnight. During the presale, fans will have first access to designated socially distanced seats, receive $5 off regular price, pay no online fees and have parking included in the price.

Utah fans wishing to purchase tickets will need to use to the promo code: UTES to receive the discount. Click here to purchase tickets beginning at 10 a.m. MT.

Following the presale window, the general public sale will go live with regular priced tickets on Saturday, Dec. 26 at 10 a.m. MT. The three pricing tiers for this year's quad meet will be $20, $34, or $40.

The Maverik Center's allowed capacity for the event will be around 1,700 fans based on the arena's work with state and local health officials. To ensure proper social distancing measures, seating will be sold in pods of 1-8 tickets. Fans must purchase the correct pod size for their group.