WATCH GUIDE: 2017 U.S. Classic

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The 2017 U.S. Classic is this weekend at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. The competition, which begins Saturday, is the last qualifying meet before the 2017 P&G Championships being held August 17-20 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.

Junior and senior elites will use the U.S. Classic to either qualify for P&G Championships or tune up their routines before the big meet. Also, the Hopes Championships will take place on July 28, which features 73 of the nation's rising elite stars in their final meet of the season.

FloGymnastics will be providing on-site coverage from Hoffman Estates including training videos, live updates, athlete interviews, and more.


Friday, July 28
Saturday, July 29
  • Junior Women's competition -- 1:00 PM CT
  • Senior Women's competition -- 7:00 PM CT


Follow all the action with live updates of the competition:


The U.S. Classic junior session and the Hopes Championships will be available via a live webcast at

The Olympic Channel is broadcasting the senior competition live. The webcast may be viewed on mobile devices via

For more information, go to


See the complete rosters for the junior and senior sessions along with the Hopes Championships.

Roster Released For 2017 U.S. Classic
Qualifiers: 2017 Hopes Championships


Seniors Start List
Juniors Start List
Hopes Championships Start List


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