Port Lincoln ready to host regionals

The Port Lincoln Calisthenic Club will host the Regional Calisthenic Championships at the Nautilus Theatre on June 24 and 25.

Competitors from Whyalla and Port Augusta will attend the championships and along with Port Lincoln are all hoping to be able to win the coveted titles. 

Cheryl Ablett, who is a renowned Australian adjudicator, will be attending the championships and will be deliberating on all sections.

About 90 individuals will be competing along with 150 team girls making this one of the largest competitions outside of Adelaide.

The event starts on Saturday 9am with graceful girls, solos and duos before Lunch.

The first teams event will be at 12.45pm with the sub junior teams from Whyalla with two teams, Port Augusta with two teams and Port Lincoln.

The afternoon program will see the intermediate girls perform their gracefuls, solos and duos.

Immediately following the afternoon tea break senior duos will take the stage and then the junior team competitions will take place.

The evening program sees seniors girls performing the graceful and solo routines.

Intermediate teams will take to the stage at 8.30am on Sunday.

This will be a very hotly contested division with all three teams from Port Lincoln, Whyalla and Port Augusta evenly placed.

These girls will be performing in six routines.

From 10am there will be another round of gracefuls and solos from the 8 to 10-year group.

Port Lincoln was the only nominated team in the senior division work and these girls will all appreciate the time on stage for preparations and adjudication for the state championships.

Immediately following lunch on day two, the junior girls will be performing their gracefuls, solos and duos.

The day finishes with the tinies teams. Whyalla has two teams performing and Port Lincoln has one.

There will be full catering on both days, a photographer taking photos and a videographer will be videoing the weekend.

The Port Lincoln and Tumby Bay communities have been very generous in their sponsorships for helping with the costs of putting on an event of this magnitude.