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Region 8 Elite Team

2020 Elite Team Cup Athletes Selected

We want to congratulate the 8-man team that will be represent Region 8 at the 2020 Elite Team Cup in Las Vegas at Winter Cup.  These athletes are: 

Athletes in alphabetical order –

  • Ethan B.
  • Zachary E.
  • Toby L.
  • Steven L.
  • Kameron N
  • Garrett S.
  • Nicholas T.
  • Travis W.

Congratulations to Region 8 Virtual Competition Selected Athletes

The Region 8 elite team coordinator, elite coaching staff, and regional chairman would like to congratulate the following athletes on their selection to be part of the 2019 - 2020 Region 8 Virtual Competition (formerly called Instagram Meet).

These athletes were selected based on performance at the 2019 Region 8 Elite Team Camp along with performance at the 2019 Region 8 Optional Clinic. We will be emailing these athletes, families, and coaches more information regarding procedures, selection dates, and competition information in the upcoming week. 

If you have any questions, please contact Greg Weller, Region 8 Elite Team Coordinator, and Kevin White, Region 8 Chairman.  Congrats again to these athletes 

Level 10 Virtual Competition Athlete List

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First Last Name Club
J. Alfonso FGTC
M Bain GymTek
E. Bassett Hayden's
M. Bereznev Zenit
J. Blank EVO
E. Boder GymTek
K Bowen Gymnastics USA
D. Brown TRIumph
C Davenport-Mills Roswell
J. Derringer Hayden's
J. Diaz Sun Country
Z English Palmetto
J. Foster GymTek
J. George Sun Country
W Harrington Gymnastics USA
D. Irimirea FGTC
B Kennedy Zenit
A Koppie Roswell
T Liang Roswell
S Lukasik LaFleur's
K Nelson Arrow
C Prince LaFleur's
K Russell LaFleur's
G Schooley EVO
J. Smith Sun Country
J. Stepp First In Flight
A. Tapanes FGTC
N. Tarca Premier
G. Urash First In Flight
D. Viciana Cartersville
I. Victory FGTC
T. Wainwright First In Flight
T. Wong FGTC

Level 9 Virtual Competition Athlete List

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First Last Name Club
G. Adkins Sun County
B. Aguliar EVO
S. Alexander Gymnastics USA
D. Ali Premier
D. Allen Harpeth
G. Bowers Simpsonville
S. Fort TRIumph
R.  Banks Salem
K. Griffin Gym Force
C. Heary EVO
K. Hinson First In Flight
F. Junquira EVO
A. Karadzhov EVO
C. Pappas Harpeth
J. Prabhakaran LaFleur's
O. Rouse eNeRGy
D. Shepard Gymnastics USA
T. Tran Gymnastics USA

Level 8 Virtual Competition Athlete List

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First Last Name Club
A. Bates EVO
P. Bryan Gulf Coast
L. Dean Hayden's
W. Fowler Panhandle Perfection
J. George Sun Country
S. Holland EVO
L. Lange LaFleur's
L. Lapointe LaFleur's
J. Kurecki EVO
J. McNeil LaFleur's
Z Myers LaFleur's
A. Pomales Orlando Gymnastics
J. Quiala Top Contenders
H. Simpson LaFleur's


2019 Roberto Pumpido Region 8 Elite Team Camp

11th Annual Camp

The Registration "Region 8 Elite Team " is not currently available.


Roberto Pumpido Elite Camp Information

EXCITING NEWS: Your son has qualified to attend the Roberto Pumpido Region 8 Men’s Elite Camp, to be held, this summer. The top 8 AA finishers in Level 8 (11-12), Level 9 (13-14), Level 10 (15-16) & top 4 AA finishers in Level 10 (17-18) non–graduating seniors in High school from the Region 8 Championships are invited!

Who:              Top 8 Level 8 (11-12 year olds)
                           Top 8 Level 9 (13-14 year olds)
                           Top 8 Level 10 (15-16 year olds)
                           Top 4 Level 10 (17–18 year olds) who are not graduating                                       seniors in high school

* Determined by All – Around placement at the 2019 Region 8 Championships*

What:             Pumpido Region 8 Elite Camp for Top All – Around athletes from Regionals!      


When:            June 20 - 23, 2019


Where:          GymTek Academy
5331 Western Ave.
                           Knoxville, TN 37921

Tentative:      Region 8 Elite Camp Coaching StaffTo Be Determined!

Cost:               $350.00 – will include accommodations, meals, and coaching expenses. (Region 8 Gymnastics will be subsidizing the remaining 50% ; approximately $350.00)

* Transportation to and from camp will be the responsibility of each gymnast’s family*

Registration Method and Timeline:   All registration and payment will be done ONLINE this year.

  • Online Registration and payment link: 
  • To secure your son’s spot you must COMPLETE ONLINE REGISTRATION by Friday, April 26, 2019
    • Payment: You must use a credit card to do the online registration as this is the only payment option this year.  You will have two options to choose from at time of registration
      • Option # 1 - $1750 will be due at registration / $175 will auto draft on May 25th
      • Option # 2 - $300 at time of registration
      • A processing fee will be accessed at check out (3% + $2 per transaction)

* After April 26,20189 unfilled spots will be filled in rank order from the 2019 Regional Championships!


TENTATIVE Schedule: (times below are Tentative workout times)

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 2:00pm – 5:00pm / 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Friday, June 21, 2019 – 12:30pm – 3:30pm / 4:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Saturday, June 22, 2019 – 9:00am – 12:00pm / 1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Sunday, June 23, 2019 – 9:00am – 11:30am       

Qualifying Athletes

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First Name Last Name Club
Alex Karadzhov Apollo
Kameron Nelson Arrow
Garrett Schooley EVO
Javier Alfonso FGTC
Patrick Bryan Gulf Coast
William Harrington Gym USA
Dylan Shepard Gym USA
Major Bain GymTek
Jacob Foster GymTek
David Allen Harpeth
Chase Pappas Harpeth
Jacob Bassett Hayden's
Justin Derringer Hayden's
Luke Lange LaFleur's Tampa
Steven Lukasik LaFleur's Tampa
Zac Myers LaFleur's Tampa
Saran Alexander MGA/Ace
David Alii Premier
Nicholas Tarca Premier
Chase Davenport-Mills Roswell
Anthony Kopple Roswell
Toby Liang Roswell
Gavin Adkins Sun Country
Jason George Sun Country
Justin Smith Sun Country
Travis Wong TAG USA
Maxim Bereznev Zenit
Jaden Blank Zenith


We want to congratulate the Level 8, Level 9, and Level 10 athletes who were selected to participate in the Region 8 Video/Instagram Submission Procedure that will take place the weekend of Friday, November 2 - Sunday, November 4th.  Procedures and directions for this have been sent to the athletes coaches.  See the list of selected athletes below.  

 The mission of the video submission is to help identify our athletes that will represent Region 8 at future competitions. In addition, the videos give guidance to the Judges panel, Elite Staff and the Elite Team Coordinator when choosing a team.