Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Gymnastics British Championships, taking place from 16th-19th April 2020 at M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool.
The Championships will take place in Olympic year and Britain’s best artistic gymnasts will be ready to perform their most important routines in a bid to gain a place on the Olympic team.
Tickets are expected to sell out quickly, so make sure you secure your seats to get close to the action.
After winning seven at the Rio Olympic Games, Britain’s gymnasts will be out to impress with double Olympic champion Max Whitlock taking to the floor alongside his fellow Olympic medallists Nile Wilson and Amy Tinkler.
Last year’s senior all-around champions Ellie Downie and James Hall will be back to try and retain their crowns on the Saturday, but will face tough competition against gymnastics stars including Claudia Fragapane, Amelie Morgan and current European beam champion Alice Kinsella.
Ellie said: “The British Championships is definitely one the highlights of the year for everyone. The atmosphere in the arena is always incredible and in Olympic year it will be even more special. Being British champion is one of my proudest moments!”
James said: “I’d always dreamed of becoming British champion and it meant a huge amount to win the all-around title, not just for me but for everyone that’s supported me. To be the champion is a special moment. 2020 will be another level with everyone pushing each other and with the Olympic Games on the horizon, it’s going to be an amazing championships.”
On Thursday and Friday, Britain’s up and coming gymnasts will enter the arena and look to take home their first major British titles.
As the women perform on the vault, uneven bars, beam and floor, and the men tackle the parallel bars, high bar, pommel horse, vault, floor and rings, this is not one to miss for gymnastics fans or those that love the Olympics. Bring your flags, friends and cheers for your favourite British gymnasts.
Looking to have a day-out with your club or school? Discounted group tickets are available here.
NEW FOR 2020! Hospitality tickets are available on Saturday, including an exclusive VIP area, gymnast signings and Q&As, breakfast, two course lunch, two complimentary drinks and more! Click here to find out more.
Thursday 16 April 2020
Sessions one and two – Women’s Espoir and Men’s Under 12 competition, with medal ceremonies
Day one of competition features stars of the future, including the women’s espoir and men’s under 12 competitions. The all-around consists of the men competing on six apparatus and the women over four, with scores from all apparatus combined to find the very best all-rounder. The gymnasts also compete for individual titles on each apparatus, so lots of medals are up for grabs!
Friday 17 April 2020
Session three and four – Women’s Junior and Men’s under 14 competitions, with medal ceremonies
The battle for medals continues on day two of competition with the women’s junior all-around and men’s under 14 all-around competitions. Who will hold their nerve and produce top quality performances across all apparatus to take the coveted all-around title?
Saturday 18 April 2020
Session five – Women’s Senior and Men’s Under 18 competitions, followed by Men’s Under 18 medal ceremony
Session six – Women’s and Men’s Senior competitions with medal ceremony
On Saturday morning, the under 18 men showcase their best routines and compete for medals, while the fight for the prestigious senior all-around British titles get underway for the women. The early rounds see gymnasts from all over the country setting the standard, before the very best compete in the last session of the day. The afternoon session is when our European, world and Olympic gymnasts compete for British glory as the all-around medals are decided.
Sunday 19th April
Session seven – Men’s Under 16 competition with medal ceremony
Session eight – Women’s Espoir, Women’s Junior and Women’s Senior Apparatus Finals. Men’s Master’s Apparatus Finals, followed by medal ceremonies
The weekend concludes with a packed day of explosive finals as the best of the best compete to be crowned champion on each of the six men’s and four women’s individual apparatus. The morning session features young up-and-coming stars in the men’s under 16 age category, while the afternoon sees the return of the top scoring espoir, junior and senior women. The men’s Masters competition sees the top eight scoring male gymnasts across all age groups going head to head on the floor, high bar, vault, parallel bars, rings and pommel. This is a great opportunity for high-achieving juniors to take on the seniors!
A spectacular competition showcasing the biggest tricks on the pommel, the twists and turns on the bar and the explosions of power and energy of the vault. Who will risk it all and go for glory to be crowned champion of their specialist apparatus?
*Please note due to the nature of sport, individual gymnast appearances can’t be guaranteed. Final schedule to be confirmed when all gymnasts have qualified.