Once the Temple University arena schedule is finalized, we'll be able to schedule the PBI there. This should happen by October. We anticipate a mid-February date.
Thanks to the following programs that participated in the PBI2016:
Go for the Gold
Head over Heels
US Gym Leonia
2016 Philadelphia Boys' Invitational February 26 & 27 McGonigle Arena, Temple University
The Philadelphia Boys’ Gymnastics Parents' Association invites you to participate in the 13th Annual Philadelphia Boys' Invitational (originally Temple Boys’ Invitational). This is a Pennsylvania State qualifier. We invite all gymnasts from Level 4 through Level 10. This season we will not have a collegiate meet in conjunction with the PBI. As many of you already know, any support of the collegiate and NCAA program is beneficial to all of us. Thank you in advance for your support of our team and the college program.
ØPennsylvania State Qualifier ØAwards will meet or exceed USAG guidelines ØProScore Electronic Scoring System ØGift for each gymnast ØOn-site trainer ØGreat view for spectators ØHospitality room for coaches ØConcessions available for purchase during the meet Entry Fees $100 per gymnast if registration and full payment postmarked by January 15, 2016.$70 per team.Any level with three or more gymnasts must enter as a team. No gymnast will be considered registered unless paid in full. SPACE IS LIMITED!We will close levels once sessions are full.Enter early to ensure your team’s participation.Our website will note when levels are filled. Level Changes The deadline for level changes is 2/5/2016.
Request for refunds will be honored as follows:
Requests up to January 15, 2016 - Full refund
Requests up to January 29, 2016 - Full refund minus $25 per gymnast - this includes injuries.
Requests after February 5, 2016 - No refund - this includes injuries.
Admission Fees One day Admission Weekend Admission:
Student (Ages 6-17) & Senior $7.00 $8.00
Children 5 and under - Free
Parking is available in the nearby Liacouras Center garage for $17/day - enter from 15th Street on the block south of McGonigle Arena.Also open is Lot 1 next to McGonigle Arena for $17/day - enter from 15th Street just north of McGonigle Arena. On-the-street parking is also available but limited.Please be certain to adhere to posted parking restrictions.
The entrance to McGonigle Hall is on Broad Street (14th St).
We have two hotels from which to choose: the Conwell Inn, which is about 1 minute away, and the Hampton Inn in center city, which is less than 10 minutes away. Rooms are held in our blocks for the nights of February 25-28. Call each hotel directly to reserve rooms:
Conwell Inn 1331 Polett Walk Phila., PA 19122. This hotel is perhaps 500 feet from our arena. Rooms cost $137/nt + taxes whether single or double; triple or quad have an additional charge. There are many restaurants nearby as you are on main campus. Contact reservations at 215-235-6200. Mention our group name Philadelphia Boys' Gymnastics Invitational. The room block is held until February 1.
Hampton Inn 1301 Race Street Philadelphia, PA 19107. Located 2 miles from campus, this hotel is convenient to Temple U and center city attractions. Hot breakfast is included in the room rate of $169/nt. Parking in center city is extra: $28/day for self parking, $39/day for valet. Some metered street parking or a nearby lot may also be available. Contact reservations at 215-665-9000 or 800-HAMPTON. Mention our group name Philadelphia Boys' Gymnastics Invitational. The room block is held until February 11.