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Formerly known as the CoverGirl Classic and the Secret U.S. Classic, the GK U.S. Classic is the final qualifying event for the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, which is USA Gymnastics’ national championships scheduled for June 3-6 in Fort Worth, Texas. The U.S. Classic features some of the USA’s top junior and senior female gymnasts in the country!

  1. 2021 GK U.S. Classic Juniors Photo Gallery

    2021 GK U.S. Classic Juniors Photo Gallery

    May 23, 2021

    Find the 2021 GK U.S. Classic Juniors photo gallery. Photos by Robert Goddin of USA TODAY Sports.
  2. 2021 GK Hopes Championship Photo Gallery

    2021 GK Hopes Championship Photo Gallery

    May 23, 2021

    Find the 2021 GK Hopes Championship photo gallery. Photos by Robert Goddin of USA TODAY Sports.
  3. GK U.S. Classic: The Yurchenko Double Pike, The Comebacks, & The Activist

    GK U.S. Classic: The Yurchenko Double Pike, The Comebacks, & The Activist

    May 22, 2021

    Simone Biles stood at the top of the vault runway. She leaned in and charged forward, just like she’s done thousands of times before. She launched herself off the table and she nearly stuck — Yurchenko double pike. It helped so quickly and casually that it was almost easy to miss it.
  4. Katelyn Jong Earns 2021 GK U.S. Classic Junior All-Around Title

    Katelyn Jong Earns 2021 GK U.S. Classic Junior All-Around Title

    May 22, 2021

    INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2021 – Junior gymnast Katelyn Jong of Allen Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics dominated the competition Friday night in Indianapolis, cruising to a three-point all-around victory and three event titles at the 2021 GK U.S. Classic. Kailin Chio of Henderson, Nev./Gymcats Gymnastics (51.750) edged Gabriella Van Frayen of Lewis Center, Ohio/Gym X-Treme (51.700) to finish in second.
  5. Claire Pease, Kieryn Finnell Take AA Titles At 2021 GK Hopes Championships

    Claire Pease, Kieryn Finnell Take AA Titles At 2021 GK Hopes Championships

    May 22, 2021

    INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2021 – Claire Pease of Sunnyvale, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics captured the all-around title in the 2021 GK Hopes Championships 11-12-year-old division, while Kieryn Finnell of Pittsford, N.Y./Rochester Gymnastics Academy led all competitors in the 13-14-year-old division Friday at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.
  6. What To Watch For At The 2021 GK U.S. Classic

    What To Watch For At The 2021 GK U.S. Classic

    May 17, 2021

    The GK U.S. Classic is the kickoff event for the 2021 summer Olympic season. The event set for Saturday, May 22, is the first in the home stretch for the top female gymnasts leading up to the trials. The meet also serves as the final opportunity for female gymnasts to qualify for the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, held June 3-6 in Fort Worth, Texas.
  7. 2021 GK U.S. Classic & GK Hope Championships Schedule Announced

    2021 GK U.S. Classic & GK Hope Championships Schedule Announced

    May 14, 2021

    INDIANAPOLIS, May 13, 2021 – Many of the nation’s top women’s artistic gymnasts are set to face off May 21-22 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The 2021 GK U.S. Classic features junior and senior competitions and will be headlined by numerous Olympic medalists and World champions. The event also serves as the final opportunity for female gymnasts to qualify to the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, which will be held June 3-6 in Fort Worth, Texas. The 2021 GK Hopes Championships will be held in conjunction with the GK U.S. Classic and features rising stars from the women’s artistic discipline. The annual event marks the end of the 2021 Hopes season.
  8. 10 Superhero Costumes That Give Us Major Leotard Inspiration

    10 Superhero Costumes That Give Us Major Leotard Inspiration

    Apr 21, 2021

    If gymnastics is the highest you can get to flying, then gymnasts are the superheroes of sports. Like superheroes, gymnasts don their own unique kind of armor: leotards. Superhero costumes and gymnastics leotards alike allow for specialized unique movement, and gymnasts have even worn leotards inspired by superheroes.
  9. USA Gymnastics 2021 GK U.S. Classic and GK Hopes Championships Relocates

    USA Gymnastics 2021 GK U.S. Classic and GK Hopes Championships Relocates

    Mar 23, 2021

    INDIANAPOLIS, March 23, 2021 – USA Gymnastics today announced the 2021 GK U.S. Classic and corresponding GK Hopes Championships have been relocated from Hartford, Conn., to Indianapolis due to local COVID-19 restrictions and logistical challenges created by the ongoing pandemic. Originally scheduled to take place May 21-22 at the XL Center, these events will now be held on the same dates at the Indiana Convention Center, where USA Gymnastics recently held a safe and successful three-day national competition. 
  10. How To Watch: 2021 GK U.S. Classic & Hopes Championship

    How To Watch: 2021 GK U.S. Classic & Hopes Championship

    Jan 27, 2021

    Here's how to watch the 2021 GK U.S Classic & Hopes Championship on FloGymnastics.