June 26th

2017 Pan Am Championships women’s pair champs Davis, Rosilier headline acro field at 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships

Emily Davis and Aubrey Rosilier, both of San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, are heading to the 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships, the national championships for acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline and tumbling, with the goal of defending their 2017 U.S. women’s pair title. Scheduled for July 3-7 at the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum Complex, the competition includes both Junior Olympic and elite levels and is one of the national championships held annually by USA Gymnastics.

Since winning the 2017 U.S. title, Davis and Rosilier have won the Pan American Championships gold medal, finished fourth at the 2017 World Games, and placed fifth at the 2018 World Championships.

Other members of the 2018 U.S. World Championships Team expected to compete in Greensboro are:  mixed pair - Aisley Boynton of Riverside, Calif., and Sean Obley of Mesa, Ariz., Realis Gymnastics Academy; and women's group - Elanor Chang of Columbia, Md., Calista Davis of Ijamsville, Md., and Madison Freed of Mt. Airy, Md., Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer. 

2018 World Age Group Competition 12-18 men’s group bronze medalists Sean Butehorn of Mt. Airy, Md., Daniel Disman of Clarksville, Md., Grant Shields of Columbia, Md. and Sean Shields of Columbia, all of Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, also are expected to compete at the USA Gymnastics Championships in the senior level.

For the junior and senior elite levels for each discipline, the athletes will vie for national titles. Performances in Greensboro also will determine berths on the junior and senior U.S. National Teams for acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling. For rhythmic gymnastics and women’s trampoline, the competition will be part of the selection process for the 2018 World Championships and Youth Olympic Games. The Junior Olympic division has several different levels, and national titles will be awarded for each level and age group for each discipline.

Event information

Evening session tickets at the Greensboro Coliseum are: July 5 and 6, $35; and July 7, $40.  The all-session pass, which grants access to all sessions, is $95.  A $35, single-day pass will be available onsite on competition days. Advance tickets may be purchased at the Greensboro Coliseum Box Office, ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000.