USA Gymnastics | USA Gymnastics reveals fields for 2022 American Classic, Hopes Classic

Ciena Alipio
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KATY, Texas (June 5, 2022) – More than 70 gymnasts will gather at Stars Gymnastics in Katy, Texas, this weekend for the 2022 American Classic and Hopes Classic. Senior National Team member Ciena Alipio (Maplewood, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center) will headline a six-person American Classic senior field Friday, July 8, while another 19 up-and-coming gymnasts will compete in the junior division. Nearly 50 athletes spanning the 11-12 and 13-14-year-old age divisions will hit the floor Saturday, July 9 as the Hopes Classic concludes the two-day event.

American Classic is an opportunity for competing gymnasts to qualify to the 2022 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, which will take place August 18-21 in Tampa, Fla. Athletes must reach a minimum qualifying all-around score of 50.50 for seniors or 49.50 for juniors. Team members and alternates from the 2020 Olympic Games and 2021 World Championships are automatically qualified to the national championship event.

The Hopes Classic serves as a qualifier for the 2022 Hopes Championships set to take place July 28 in West Valley City, Utah. The top-18 gymnasts from each division who meet the minimum qualifying score of 45.00 for athletes in the 13-14-year-old category and 42.50 for those in the 11-12-year-old age group will advance.

All competition sessions will stream live on FlipNow Powered by USA Gymnastics. American Classic will kick off Friday at 5:40 p.m. ET. Juniors and seniors will compete together in a single session. Saturday’s Hopes Classic will be split into morning and afternoon sessions. Athletes in the 11-12-year-old division will compete at 11:40 a.m. ET with 13-14-year-old gymnasts to follow at 2:55 p.m. ET. Visit to learn more and subscribe.

Tickets may be purchased onsite for $15.

The full list of expected participants is outlined below by competition.


Carsyn Coleman, Corona, Calif./Precision Gymnastics, junior

Jazmyn Jimenez, Santa Clarita, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA, junior


Christiane Popovich, West Des Moines, Iowa/Midwest Gymnastics Center, junior


Amelia Disidore, Overland Park, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express, senior


Sydney Snyder, Annapolis, Md./First State Gymnastics, junior


Ciena Alipio, Maplewood, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center, senior


Eveylynn Lowe, Blue Springs, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express, junior

Annalisa Milton, Lee’s Summit, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express, junior

Malea Milton, Lee’s Summit, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express, junior

Marissa Neal, Blue Springs, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express, senior


Lexi Zeiss, Omaha, Neb./Twin City Twisters, senior

New Jersey

Adele Ossi, Annandale, N.J./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, junior

New York

Kieryn Finnell, Pittsford, N.Y./Rochester Gymnastics Academy, junior


Izzy Stassi, North Royalton, Ohio/Gym X-Treme, junior

Carly Weinberg, Westerville, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics, junior


Paige Wills, Phoenixville, Pa./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, junior.

South Dakota

Gabrielle Hardie, Sioux Falls, S.D./Twin City Twisters, junior


Anabelle Dewey, Mount Juliet, Tenn. /E.T.C Gymnastics, junior


Sage Bradford, Flower Mound, Texas /WOGA Gymnastics, junior

Dulcy Caylor, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, junior

Adriana Consoli, Pearland, Texas/Pearland Elite, senior

Taylor McMahon, Flower Mound, Texas/Texas Dreams, junior

Camryn Richardson, Pearland , Texas/Pearland Elite, senior

Finley Weldon, Fairview, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics, junior


Norah Christian, Bremerton, Wash./Cascade Elite West, junior



Jaysha McClendon, Scottsdale, Ariz./Rebound Gymnastics West, 11-12


Lila Richardson, Springdale, Ark./Hopes and Dreams Gymnastics, 11-12


Iyla Adkins, Manhattan Beach, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA, 11-12

Aaliyah Campos, Concord, Calif./East Bay Gymnastics, 11-12

Ally Damelio, San Mateo, Calif./San Mateo Gymnastics, 13-14

Aaliyah Oglesby, Cathedral City, Calif./Precision Gymnastics, 13-14

Brooke Reingold, Van Nuys, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA, 13-14

Danica Sedacca, Simi Valley, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA, 11-12


Avalie Brinn, Palm City, Fla./Boundless Gymnastics, 13-14

Autumn Moberg, Fort Pierce, Fla./Boundless Gymnastics, 13-14


Isabella Anzola, Statham, Ga./Georgia Elite Gymnastics, 11-12

Christina Shelton, Marietta, Ga./Top Notch Training Center, 13-14


Tori Kitzmiller, Winfield, Ill./Naperville Gymnastics Club, 13-14

Ellie Mayer, Naperville, Ill./Legacy Elite Gymnastics, 11-12

Gabi Ursu, Naperville, Ill./Naperville Gymnastics Club, 11-12


Lyla Brewer, Tiffin, Iowa/Iowa Gym-Nest, 11-12

Greta Krob, Tipton, Iowa/Iowa Gym-Nest, 11-12


Emlyn Thomson, Gaithersburg, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics, 11-12

Camie Westerman, Frederick, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics, 13-14

Trinity Wood, Waldorf, Md./Capital Gymnastics National Training Center, 11-12


Catherine Guy, Holt, Mich./Gym X-Treme, 13-14

Cailyn Waibel, Bay City, Mich./Bay Valley Academy, 11-12


Sophia Buechler, Rochester, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center, 11-12


Reese Esponda, Clancy, Mont./Roots Gymnastics, 13-14


Vivienne DeWater, Omaha, Neb./Omaha Gymnastics Academy, 11-12 Adalynn Westerman, Omaha, Neb./Omaha Gymnastics Academy, 11-12

New Jersey

Anna Tava, Hackettstown, N.J./Eastern National Academy of Paramus, 13-14

North Carolina

Addy Fulcher, Dallas, N.C./First in Flight, 11-12


Sadie Goldberg, Bexley, Ohio/Gym X-Treme, 13-14

Quinn Harris, Maineville, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics, 11-12

Jazlene Pickens, Pickerington, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics, 13-14


Lailah Danzy, Tulsa, Okla./Pride Gymnastics Academy, 11-12

Rhode Island

Macey Silva, East Greenwich, R.I./Aim High Academy, 11-12

South Carolina

Paisley Davis, Rock Hill, S.C./First in Flight, 13-14

Melora Johnson, Fort Mill, S.C./Everest Gymnastics, 11-12

Daisy Lesperance, Fort Mill, S.C./Everest Gymnastics, 11-12

Kenleigh Schraf, York, S.C./First in Flight, 11-12


Paityn Adams, Rowlett, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics, 13-14

Cori Blocker, Fulshear, Texas/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics, 13-14

Payton Chandler, Frisco, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics, 13-14

Brianna Heath, League City, Texas/Pearland Elite, 11-12

Caroline Moreau, Keller, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics, 11-12

Ava Morton, Houston, Texas/Stars Gymnastics Sports Center, 11-12

Lacie Saltzmann ,Coppell, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics, 13-14


Cora Burke, Woods Cross, Utah/Olympus Gymnastics, 13-14

Amy Gonzalez, Salt Lake, Utah/All American Gymnastics, 13-14


Charleigh Bullock, Spotsylvania, Va./Capital Gymnastics National Training Center, 11-12

AmiaPugh-Banks, Newport News, Va./World Class Gymnastics, 11-12


Si Qi Gundrum, Kewaskum, Wis./Salto Gymnastics, 11-12

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