Announcement

2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez is coming to Beauty and the Beast Invitational on Saturday, January 19th!

Beauty and the Beast Invitational Gymnasts! A gymnastics superstar is coming to our event! 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez will spend Saturday, January 19 at our event! You have the opportunity to meet Laurie, win great prizes, and fundraise for Youth Protection Advocates in Gymnastics (Y.P.A.G.). Y.P.A.G.’s mission is to educate Parents, coaches and

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YPAG unites communities to educate parents, coaches and athletes on the emotional, physical and sexual safety of youth in gymnastics.

We believe we must be mindful of trends in culture and media and how they influence our athletes. We encourage education, awareness and advocacy that leads to a positive body image, a healthy relationship with food, empowered self-esteem, healthy management of social media, physical safety and honoring the impressionable psychological and sexual development of youth. YPAG is a trusted resource to guide and unite our gymnastics community through the complexities of today’s gym culture.We honor that trust by ensuring NO CHILD is harmed under our leadership.

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Contests

Win an autographed copy of one of Laurie’s books, personally inscribed to you!

Win an autographed copy of one of Laurie’s books, personally inscribed to you! Just before mounting the beam at the Rio Olympics, Laurie Hernandez whispered to herself, “I got this.” A TV camera captured the moment, and made it immortal. She then nailed the exercise, helping the Final 5 win gold in the all-around. Laurie

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Go One on One with Laurie Hernandez!

Go One on One with Laurie Hernandez! Imagine being mentored one on one by an Olympic Gold Medalist. Imagine…just you, your favorite routine and Laurie Hernandez. If you win this contest, you will have a chance to perform a full routine of your choice for Laurie. Following the routine, Laurie will huddle with you and

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Attend a VIP Meet & Greet with Laurie Hernandez!

Attend a VIP Meet & Greet with Laurie Hernandez! Every youngster dreams of the opportunity to meet a sports hero. Here’s your chance to make a dream come true! Spend private quality time with Laurie Hernandez! Besides being a world-class athlete, Laurie is a warm, genuine, delightful person – as you’ll discover if you win

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Laurie Hernandez

About Laurie Hernandez

Who is… Laurie Hernandez Gymnastics Beginnings Lauren Hernandez was born on June 9, 2000 in New Brunswick, NJ. Her parents put their 5-year-old daughter in dance and ballet classes, but it wasn’t holding her attention—her parents had to bribe her with sugar cookies to make her go to class. One day, a more exhilarating sport

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Clinics

Private Clinic with Laurie Hernandez

The top 30 overall fundraisers will get to participate in an additional private gymnastic clinic with Laurie Hernandez.

Dinner with Laurie

How to attend dinner with Laurie Hernandez

The top 10 overall fundraisers will attend a private dinner with Laurie.