Important Information Regarding Burnley Competition 2017

Thank you for entering the Burnley Invitational 2017. The competition will take place on Sunday 19th Feb involving 8 clubs & 269 gymnasts:
Clubs
Burnley
City of Preston
City of Lancaster
Crewe & Nantwich
Wigan & Ashton
Gym Mania
Aerial Academy
Bolton
Session Times
There are 3 separate session during the Day:
Session 1 – Ages 7 & 8 both level 1 & Level 2 (8.45am Arrive)
Session 2 – Ages 9 & 10 both level 1 & Level 2 (12noon Arrive)
Session 3 – Ages 11 & 12+ both level 1 & Level 2 (2pm Arrive)
***Please note due to expected high numbers watching, gymnast and spectator entry will not be permitted before their gymnast allocated session time.
Gymnasts
Leotards should be worn by competing gymnasts. These do not need to be Club Leotards. Please ensure gymnasts bring warm up tops and pants.
Directions and Parking
Please leave Junction 9 of the M65. Continue right, back over the Motorway to the Roundabout. Take the 2nd exit onto Network 65 Business Park and proceed to take the 1st Left on to Bridgewater Close. The centre is at the bottom of the cul de sac. Please note we have limited parking at the centre (50 cars) but parking on the roadside is plentiful (on a Sunday!). You can use postcode BB11 5TE for Sat Nav but please don’t rely on this.
Entrance Fee
As per the guidance entrance fees are as follows:
Adults – £3
Children & OAPS – £1
Children under 2 – Free
Refreshments
These will be available to purchase on the day. Please encourage your gymnasts/families to bring plenty of change for brews etc.
Format of Competition & Gymnast numbers
All Gymnasts will receive a medal in a grades style scoring system. They will also receive a certificate and T – Shirt. We are also asking each gymnast to design and bring their own Gymnasts number. The number must be legible and the best creative designs will receive a prize.
Photos
Official Photographer for the day will be Tony from Kipax photography. He will be the only person permitted in the competing areas. Photos are usually available to buy a few days after the event via his website on special offer. The website link is here http://www.kipax.com/
Judges
Thanks to those providing judges on the day. These allocations will be sent out separately.
Coaches
Please check all your gymnasts on the attachment and let me have any changes by Wed am. Make sure they are entered into the correct levels/ages etc. Please remember only coaches from clubs will be allowed in the competing areas. Please ensure that during warm up times and in between competing your gymnasts are supervised.