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Welcome Back Invitational

Sunday, November 2

Back Acre Drive, Mount Airy, MD

Session 1 – 8:30am
Samara A. > Tr.5/5 DMT.5

Session 2 – 10:30am
Neopmie P. > Tr.7/7, DMT.7
Grant S. > DMT.5/5

Session 3 – 1:00pm
Korey L. > Tr.6/6 DMT.6

Team Bonding . . .Scary


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The level 10s and elites were scared this past weekend.  For once, their fright was not because of skills, drills, or the thought of conditioning!  Our 10s and elites took some time to have a little fun outside the gym at Kings Dominion Halloween Haunt.  A great time was had by all.  Lots of laughs, screams, and memories (and no, not everyone was scared)!  Those participating were:  Giselle, Ivanna, Wolfgang, Kelsey, Jessica, Lily, Jasmine, Miles, Alex B., Alex C., and, Konstantin.  

2015 Elite Development Program Team Announced



Congratulations Alex B. And Lindsay for making the 2015 Elite Development Program (EDP) Team for 13-14 year old boys/girls trampoline.  All EDP Team members will participate in an International Training Exchange camp at the Olympic Training Site in Huntsville, TX in January.  Congratulations Alex and Lindsay!  We are proud of you!

JumpStart / Elite Development Program

  • Congratulations to Samara for qualifying for JumpStart National Testing!  Samara completed State level testing in August and is one of ten 8 yr old girls who has been invited to National testing for trampoline this weekend.  Good luck Samara!
  • Lindsay and Alejandro are also traveling this weekend to compete and test for the Elite Development Program (EDP) Team.  Good luck Alex and Lindsay!
  • Information for both JumpStart and EDP can be found under the T&T tab of the USAG website (

World Age Group (WAG) Championships

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Jessica was invited to attend the World Age Group (WAG) Championships selection camp in Huntsville, TX September 4-7 as a result of her performance at Nationals this past July.  USA Gymnastics has just announced the team that will compete in the WAG Championships in Daytona Beach, FL in November.  Fairland is proud that Jessica has been selected to represent the US in 13-14 girls trampoline!  Way to go Jessica.  We are proud of you!

Slavic Games conclude

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Welcome home Fairland athletes and coaches!  The Slavic Games provided so many learning experiences for our athletes:  food, money, language, (big) time change, hotels that still use actual keys (not cards), underground tunnels/walkways, bus tour, museum:  so many stories—such exhausted kids!  More importantly, our athletes gained so much experience and learned a lot from competing in an international competition as well as being able to watch the finals competition of the World Cup.

We are very proud of all 5 athletes (Sean, Lindsay, Lily, Jessica, and Delilah).  Fairland brought home 3 medals!  Sean paired up with Andrew from T&T Express to win the silver medal in Senior men’s synchro.  Jessica won the bronze medal in individual trampoline (13-14 girls).  Delilah paired up with Sophia from T&T Express to win the bronze medal in Senior women’s synchro.

Slavic Games Update

After the long flight to Belarus Tuesday night / Wednesday morning, Fairland athletes wasted no time getting into their competition groove.  Even though they arrived in Belarus Wednesday morning, they had a light training session Wednesday afternoon.  Thursday started off with a morning training session and Qualification (preliminary) competition began Thursday evening.  All Qualification rounds finished today (Friday), and finals competition will be Saturday.  Congratulations to all our athletes.  We are proud of you!  Results from the Qualification Round are:

Individual Trampoline:

  • Jessica (13-14 girls)  2nd place  — going to finals
  • Delillah (Senior Women) 3rd place – going to finals
  • Lily (15-16 girls) 18th place
  • Sean (15-16 boys) 12th place
  • Lindsay (13-14 girls) 16th place


  • Jessica and Lindsay (13-14 girls) 2nd place – going to finals
  • Delilah and Sophia(T&T Express) (Senior Women) 3rd place — going to finals
  • Sean and Andrew (T&T Express)  (Senior Men) – 6th place – going to finals

Finals competition is tomorrow.  Good Luck!  Go Fairland!  We are cheering for you!!!

Belarus . . here we come

Good luck to our trampoline team members who are on their way to the 2014 Slavic Games Open in Minsk, Belarus!  The competition will be Thursday – Saturday.   Good luck, have fun, and safe travels!  The athletes that are competing are:

Jessica 13-14 girls TR and SY

Lindsay 13-14 girls TR and SY

Lily 15-16 girls TR

Sean 15-16 boys TR and Senior SY

Delilah Senior TR and SY


USA Gymnastics Championships Wrap-up

Today was the last day of the USA Gymnastics Championships.  It was a fun-filled and exciting day.  Our Regional All-Stars started the day with Region 6 winning both trampoline and tumbling!  Region 6 also finished 2nd place overall!  Congratulations Stephanie (TU), Sean (TR), Lily (TR), and Delilah ( DMT)!

After switching venues, our Junior and Open Elites competed in finals.  Both of our juniors moved up places from preliminaries.  Noah moved from 5th to 4th.  Jessica moved from 4th place to 2nd!  Fairland’s open elites continued success with Delilah winning the gold medal and Kelsey the silver medal!  Giselle held on to maintain her 5th place standing.

Ivanna kept Fairland’s spirits high as she qualified from the semi-final round to finals competition, finishing in 4th place.  Deana withdrew from the semi-finals round to let her knee recover from yesterday’s fall.

Konstantin was awarded USA Gymnastics Service Star Award for volunteering above and beyond the call of duty / expectations.

After the awards ceremony, USAG announced the 2014 / 2015 US National Team.  Fairland is extremely proud to have 2 National Team members.  Jessica was named to the US Junior National Trampoline Team!!!  Deana was named to the US Senior National Trampoline Team!!!  Congratulations Jessica and Deana!  Way to close out the 2014 USA Gymnastics Championships!

Awesome competition Fairland!   We are so proud of all of you!

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Final tally:

Gold Silver Bronze
Jessica – DMT Alex B. DMT Jasmine DMT
Kelsey/Delilah – SY Megan TR Alex JJ DMT
Deana/Ivanna – SY Sean DMT Alex B. TR
Delilah – TR Eli/Alex JJ SY  
Kelsey -TR  

Other Podium / Finals finishes

  • Stephanie – 4th TU
  • Jessica – 5th TU
  • Lindsay – 6th TR
  • Eli – 6th TR
  • Sean – 7th TR
  • Geligne – 8th TR
  • Eli – 9th DMT
  • Noah – 4th TR
  • Ivanna -4th TR
  • Giselle -5th TR

USA Gymnastics Championships – Friday recap

After 3 long days of competition, Fairland had a morning free of competition.  It gave our athletes and coaches a short, but welcomed break to sleep in, relax, sight-see, and catch up on life!

Eli and Alex (JJ) started the afternoon with a silver medal in lvl 9, 15-16 boys synchro, and Kelsey and Delilah finished the afternoon with the gold medal in open elite synchro.

This evening kicked off individual trampoline for the senior elites.  Deana gave us a scare with her fall, but we were all happy to see her up and walking shortly afterwards.  It was great seeing Wolfgang back out on the competition floor.  Congratulations to Ivanna and Deana for qualifying for the semi-finals competition!

Tomorrow will be another busy day for Fairland.  The day starts early with Jessica participating in the ODP/EDP demonstration.  Our four Regional All-Stars (Stephanie, Delilah, Lily, and Sean) will compete in the Regional All-Star Competition at 1:00 pm in the Kentucky International Convention Center.  Junior and Open Elite finals are shortly thereafter in the KFC YUM! Center.  The competition concludes tomorrow night with Senior Elite Semi-finals and Finals.  Check out the live webcast at

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