Miss Valentine Tartu Grand Prix
February 22-26, 2023
2023 Miss Valentine
745 gymnasts and 37 countries participated
2023 Miss Valentine was a great success. Thank you to all gymnasts, judges, coaches, parents, supporters and our amazing volunteers! We had a wonderful 5-day event full of high level performances and a great Grand Prix competition.
We wish everybody a successful season and looking forward to see you again in 2024 when we mark 30th anniversary of Miss Valentine tournament.
Miss Valentine 2023 organizers
Every year we host around 1000 gymnasts from 35+ countries!
The Miss Valentine competition has become one of the most popular events in the gymnastics community
In the 29 years since the first Miss Valentine competition gymnasts from over 50 countries have attended.
Several of the young athletes who once competed at the Miss Valentine competition have later become internationally recognized Champions and Olympic Games medalists.
This website will provide you with all of the essential information for the annual Miss Valentine competition. Information is updated regularly. For more photos and latest news about 2023 event please keep visiting our social media sites. For videos please check out our YouTube channel!
26th Miss Valentine hosted the first ever Grand Prix in the Nordic and Baltic regions
In 2020 Miss Valentine had the honour of hosting the first ever Grand Prix in Rhythmic Gymnastics in the Nordic and Baltic regions. The GP competition took place on February 29th to March 1st in Tartu, Estonia. The International Miss Valentine competition has been held annually for the past 29 years and is the longest-running Rhythmic Gymnastics competition in Estonia. Gymnasts from all over the world take part in the event.
“The professional organization of the Miss Valentine competitions has been a great stepping stone for getting approval to organize the Grand Prix and it is the greatest honour and blessing for the whole Miss Valentine team,” says the head organizer Janika Mölder.
Hosting high level gymnastics events
The artistic side of gymnastics
In 2013 Miss Valentine hosted the first ever FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup event in our region.
The competition has also hosted the IFAGG World Cup and Challenge Cup events.
In 2016 Miss Valentine hosted the first ever European Championships in Aesthetic Group Gymnastics.
One of the highlights of the awards ceremonies is awarding the most graceful junior and senior gymnasts with the special title of ‘Miss Valentine’. This is done to accentuate the artistic side of the sport.
The 2019 event marked the tournament’s 25th Anniversary.
2020 Miss Valentine hosted the first ever Grand Prix in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Nordic and Baltic regions.
Available at Piletikeskus.ee
University of Tartu Sports Hall
Ujula 4, Tartu, Estonia
February 22- 26, 2023
08:00 – 21:00
About The Hosts
Janika Gymnastics Club
The Janika Gymnastics Club was founded by Janika Mölder, a World Champion in Rhythmic Gymnastics, in 1991. The club is one of the oldest and largest gymnastics clubs in Estonia and has a rich history with many traditions. The Club offers a wide range of Rhythmic Gymnastics and Aesthetic Group Gymnastics programs for all levels, from beginners through to top level gymnasts. With nearly 600 gymnasts the Janika club has programs in Tartu, Tallinn and Võru. The Janika Club has produced numerous Estonian Champions, World Championship and International gymnastics event winners and medalists. Several of our athletes have later become professional coaches. The Janika Gymnastics Club has been the official hosting club for the Miss Valentine competition since the first event was held in 1995.
Estonian Gymnastics Federation
The Estonian Gymnastics Federation is the sport’s governing body for gymnastics in Estonia. Founded in 1934, the federation represents and co-ordinates the following gymnastics disciplines: Rhythmic Gymnastics, Aesthetic Group Gymnastics, Sportaerobics, Sportacrobatics, Acrobatical Group Gymnastics (TeamGym), Trampoline, Aerobics and Water Aerobics (Aquabatics). The Federation is a member of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), the European Gymnastics Federation (UEG) and the International Aesthetic Group Gymnastics Federation (IFAGG). Since 1989 the Federation has also been a member of the Estonian Olympic Committee. The Estonian Gymnastics Federation is run by its president, Mr. Peeter Tishler, and everyday organizational work is carried out by its secretary.