2015 P&G Gymnastics Championships
August 13-16, 2015
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
The 2015 P&G Gymnastics Championships took place Aug. 13-16 Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis. In conjunction with the national championships, USA Gymnastics also conducted its National Congress and Trade Show at the Indiana Convention Center. This was the fourth time the prestigious event has been conducted in Indianapolis (1986, 1998, 2005, 2015).
Fans enjoyed many activities inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse and on adjacent Georgia Street during the four days of competition. Georgia Street was the home to Countdown to Rio activities.
For a recap of the P&G Championships and activities in Indianapolis, click here
For more information and complete results, go to PG Champs.
In addition to Indiana Sports Corp and Pacers Sports & Entertainment, the City of Indianapolis and the State of Indiana have played key roles in the event preparation. Indianapolis has served as the headquarters for USA Gymnastics since 1983.
The competition schedule was:
Thursday, Aug. 13 – women’s gymnastics, juniors at 1 p.m., and seniors at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 14 – men’s gymnastics, juniors at 1 p.m., and seniors at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 15 – women’s gymnastics, juniors at 1 p.m., and seniors at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 16 – men’s gymnastics, seniors at 1:30 p.m., and juniors at 7:30 p.m.
The annual USA Gymnastics National Congress and Trade Show is held in conjunction with the U.S. Gymnastics Championships and will take place at the Indiana Convention Center.
Olympic Day World Record Attempt
To celebrate Olympic Day and promote the 2015 P&G Gymnastics Championships, USA Gymnastics and Indiana Sports Corp, along with USA Track and Field, sponsored a host of fun activities including a world record attempt for the most handstands at one time and a dynamic representation of the Olympic rings.
Olympic champions Shannon Miller and Jaycie Phelps (1996, gymnastics), Quinn Buckner (1976, basketball) and Jackie Joyner-Kersee (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, athletics) were on hand, along with Olympians Stephanie Arnold (2004, archery) and Ron Galimore (1980, gymnastics). 2014 Youth Olympic bronze-medalist and 2016 Olympic hopeful Alec Yoder of Indianapolis also attended the event.
Further details regarding the 2015 P&G Championships and Olympic Day can be found in this press release.