International Gymnastics Competition Miss Valentine Grand Prix 2020

FEBRUARY 26- MARCH 1, Tartu, ESTONIA

Welcome to the official website for the Miss Valentine International Gymnastics Competition!

The 2019 Miss Valentine was a big success. Thank you to all gymnasts, judges, coaches, members of delegations, parents, our partners and sponsors! We had 35 countries participating with 900 gymnasts this year.

The first Miss Valentine competition was held in February 1995. With the 2019 event we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the competition, the competition was held from February 28 to March 3, 2019 in Tartu, Estonia.

The event is organized by the Janika Gymnastics Club (www.vkjanika.ee) in association with the Estonian Gymnastics Federation (www.eevl.ee).

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 news about 2019 event and also for information about 2020 Miss Valentine, please keep visiting our social media sites. For videos please check out our YouTube channel!

See you all in 2020 Miss Valentine tournament!

26th Miss Valentine is hosting the first ever Grand Prix in the Nordic and Baltic regions

In 2020 Miss Valentine has the honour of hosting the first ever Grand Prix in Rhythmic Gymnastics in the Nordic and Baltic regions.  The GP competition will take place on February 29th to March 1st in Tartu, Estonia.  The International Miss Valentine competition has been held annually for the past 25 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.

2020 is also the year of the Tokyo Olympics.  Since Miss Valentine is held in the early part of the year, all gymnastic eyes are on Estonia anxiously waiting to see the new routines for the first time.

There are 1000 gymnasts and 250 escort team members from up to 40 countries expected at the 2020 Grand Prix and Miss Valentine tournament.

Watch it again! Click here to review 2019 Miss Valentine finals

Where

The University of Tartu Sports Hall
Ujula 4A, 51008 Tartu

Estonia

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When

Wednesday to Sunday (08:00 to 21:00)

February 26 to March 1, 2020

Schedule
Every year we host around 1000 gymnasts from 35+ countries!

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 25 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.

Hosting high level gymnastics events

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 is hosting the first ever Grand Prix in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Nordic and Baltic regions.

Tickets

Online at piletilevi.ee and at the door

The University of Tartu Sports Hall

Ujula 4A, Tartu, ESTONIA

February 26- March 1, 2020

08:00 AM – 09:00 PM

Pop-up shops open during the competition

event merchandise and sportswear

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.