Over 600 gymnasts coming for Leatherstocking Gymnastics Meet

By WKTV Sports

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The 26th Annual Leatherstocking Gymnastics Meet, sponsored by Valley Gymnastics Booster Club, will bring hundreds to Utica on Saturday, January 14th and Sunday, January 15th. 

More than 600 talented gymnasts from across New York State will be competing on uneven bars, floor, balance beam and vaulting, with their family and friends cheering them on in the stands of the Utica Memorial Auditorium.  These gymnasts and their families stay in our local hotels, dine in our restaurants, and shop in our local stores, which is a nice boost for local businesses. 

Gymnasts will compete at various levels, from the beginning level 3’s, to the highly skilled Level 10’s, and range in age from 6-18 years old.  The size of the Utica Memorial Auditorium allows for two meets to go on simultaneously.  The meet is divided into 5 sessions with each session featuring approximately 100 gymnasts competing at one time.

Valley Gymnastics, the local gymnastics training center, has more than 60 gymnasts competing in this meet.  Tickets to this event are available at the door and are $12 for adults, $8 for children under 12, $30 for family admission (mom, dad and 2 children) or an adult 2-day pass for $20.00.  This event is open to the public and more information is available by visiting

Session 1, Saturday @ 8am ~ Level 7
Session 2, Saturday @ 12 noon ~ Level 8 and 5 Session 3, Saturday @ 4:15pm ~ Level 5, 9 and 10 Session 4, Sunday @ 9am ~ Level 6 and 4 Session 5, Sunday @ 1pm ~ Level 3 and 4

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