Rome Aerials held its first annual Roman Team Challenge Meet on Saturday at the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority gymnastics center, and the event included 174 gymnasts and over 800 adults in attendance.
Nine teams of gymnasts traveled to the regional meet from Louisiana and across Georgia to compete for the traveling Roman Team Trophy.
The Southern Elite Gymnastics Academy from Alpharetta took home the hardware from the event.
The trophy is the first-ever traveling team trophy for gymnastics, according to RFPRA gymnastics coordinator Matt Zollitsch.
The winner received a free entry for the next year’s competition
The event was divided into four sessions.
The sessions accumulated three of the highest scores per event, per team.
For more on the Rome Aerials and for a list of upcoming meets and competitions, visit the RFPRA web site at www.rfpra.com.