Gymnastics Ireland brought the X-Factor to 'The Floor ' once again - Wrap Up
13th June 2017, 00:00a.m. | The Floor
11th June 2017; National Indoor Arena, Dublin: ‘The Floor’, Gymnastics Ireland’s headline participation event, took place for the second consecutive year yesterday. This time held in the National Indoor Arena, the flagship display event comprisedof17 teams from 9 Clubs with over 350 gymnasts participating and a great crowd of spectators out in force to support. For this event Gymnastics Ireland brought the X-Factor to 'The Floor 'and created a showwith increased investment in stage lighting, video recording, social media, sound production and a fantastic MC in the shape of Shay Byrne from RTE. The Floor was a proper show in every way and saw a wide variety of performances from some of the best display teams in the country. Feedback has been great and it is clear that the 'The Floor' 2017 was a huge success and was greatly enjoyed by the performers, the many spectators in Dublin and those following online through the social media feed.
DP Dolls from DP Gymnastics were awarded the best costumes on the day, Clondalkin were awarded best theme and concept, Douglas were awarded bestchoreography andArabian Senior team from Arabian Gymnastics Club were awarded best entertainment by our awarding panel. Well done guys!
The Floor will return in 2018 bigger and betterin the National Indoor Arena in Dublin. Will you and your team be ready to take to 'The Floor'?!
Amazing photography and video production was provided by our media partners, Hello Deer Media and gained huge traction with fans. For full album click here. A YouTube playlist of all the individual team performances from 'The Floor' this year will be released shortly, so keep an eye out in our website and remember to follow us and share your experience with us on Facebook ,Instagram, Twitter & Snapchat (gymnasticsire) and now also in LinkedIn. And don’t forget to use the official hashtags to tag your photos #GymasticsIreland #SportStartsHere #TheFloor
Attention now shifts to our new flagship competitive event that will be held on 1st & 2nd July in the athletics arena here in the National Indoor Arena. Since February thousands of gymnasts from all disciplines have been competing across multiple weekends. The best of the best across all ages and levels have qualified through to compete in the 'National Series Super Championships'. We hope you will join us for this exciting event!