Melanie Breitenstein



The 2018 Melanie Breitenstein Invitational will be held at Moon High School on Sunday, February 25, 2018.

Enclosed you will find an entry blank which must be submitted to me no later than February 19, 2018.  If you do not have enough gymnasts to field a team, you may enter them for individual awards.      

To defray tournament expenses, an entry fee of $5 per event. 

The following ground rules will prevail for this tournament.

1        Gymnasts will compete in one division – Middle School (7th & 8th grade), Youth (5th & 6th grade), Mini (4th grade & under).

Please enter your gymnast in their proper division.   

2        All competing gymnasts will be eligible for your team score.  The top four scores on each event will count toward the team score. 

3        Awards will be presented in each event and all around for each division, 1st thru 8th place.

4        Team trophy(s) will be awarded to the gymnastics team accumulating the most points overall during the invitational from their top four competitors in each event in each division – Middle School division, Youth division (combined youth & mini).  1st & 2nd place team awards.

5        Athlete MUST be present in proper attire to receive award.  Non-attendance of awards ceremony will forfeit award and it will be presented to next in line.  (Absent due to meet injury accepted exception to this rule)

6        A coach must accompany all competitors.

7        Student admission will be $3          Adults - $5

Tickets will be sold at the gate only.



Tentative time schedule – estimated from last year’s numbers. 

Will revise time frame if needed once registrations are received.

ALL Divisions

8:30am                   Doors Open

8:30 – 9:00              Open Stretch & Bar Sets

9:15                       Coaches Meeting

9:30                       First Warm-up Rotation

9:50                       Gymnasts Get Ready

10:00am                 Opening Ceremonies

10:15am                 Competition Begins

5:30-6:00pm            Awards Ceremony – estimated

          Please note:          Warm-up / Compete rotations will be used for bars, beam & floor.  You will warm-up and then compete on vault in a combined rotation.  There will be a brief touch warm-up on bars, beam & floor competitive equipment to allow any needed adjustments for the gymnast.  Bars, Beam & Floor rotations will move to their next event simultaneously.  Please instruct your gymnasts to remain at their event until all competition is complete for that rotation.


The complete warm-up and competition information will be passed out at the coaches meeting.

            All four events will run simultaneously – two officials per event.

            Awards will immediately follow the conclusion of all competition.

Gymnasts - Please keep personal items in the locker rooms – bring locks - we will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.

            Directions to the high school and proper entrance doors for athletes and spectators will be provided closer to the
            event date.

            Please remind your fans this will be at Moon High School.  Enter Main Entrance or Student Entrance

            Please do not permit your gymnasts & their siblings to wander the school halls.


A concession stand will be available for participants and spectators desiring refreshments during the invitational.  An eating area will be provided, as food and refreshments will not be permitted in the gym.  Please do not bring in outside vendor food to this venue - it will not be permitted in the building.  The success of the concession stand helps to cover the costs of hosting this event. 

Proceeds fund the Recreational Gymnastics Program.  We hope this information covers all questions with regard to the MB Invitational.


If there are any further questions, please contact Amy (724) 457-6618



                                                          Thank you,


                                                          Amy Caprino,

                                                          Coach of Gymnastics

Amy C,
Oct 16, 2017, 7:17 PM
Amy C,
Oct 16, 2017, 7:17 PM