Some of the country's top tumbling athletes will go head-to-head tonight at the 2020 Battle In The Arena and showcase what they are most talented at! We are so excited to see the talent take the mat, so be sure to stay tuned to Varsity TV for Live coverage.
Athletes from all over the country submitted video entries for their chance at a spot on the big stage. Check out the selected athletes for Battle In The Arena 2020 HERE!
Here’s How It Works:
Athletes from four different divisions will be hitting the mat. The top athletes in each division will receive a medal, the chance to be featured in an exclusive shoe campaign, and contribute to the development of the next generation of Varsity Footwear!
40 athletes will be taking on four different divisions in tonight's competition. Senior Female, Senior Male, Junior, and Open athletes will all be taking the mat tonight at 7 PM CST!
Four Divisions At Battle In The Arena 2020
Junior Athlete: Males and Females 13 years of age and under as of 3/1/2020
Senior Male: 14-18 years of age as of 3/1/2020
Senior Female: 14-18 years of age as of 3/1/2020
Open Athlete: Males and Females 19+ years of age as of 3/1/2020
It's going to be an eventful night, so check back for minute-by-minute updates of all the live action!
Ready, Set, Tumble!
Time Update: 7:20 PM CST
The first round of tumblers had the Arena shocked as they kicked off the night with incredible skills! The Junior and Open division athletes are definitley making it hard on the judges tonight.
Time Update: 7:30 PM CST
The finalist in the Junior Athlete and Open Athlete divisions have been announced! Here they are in no particular order.
Junior Athlete Finalist:
Aaliyah Adams – Mayfield
Open Athlete Finalist:
Time Update: 7:45 PM CST
UP NEXT: Senior Male & Senior Female
WOW! The Senior Male and Senior Female athletes held nothing back as they took their shot at the next round of Battle In The Arena. We have an exciting and intense night ahead of us!
Time Update: 7:48 PM CST
The finalist in the Senior Female and Senior Male divisions have been named and the talent in these divisions is through the roof! Here are your finalist in no particular order:
Senior Female Finalist:
Senior Male Finalist:
Time Update: 7:50 PM CST
Kai Patterson showcased an incredibly strong pass in the final round!
Time Update: 7:55 PM CST
Grant Joest showed the Arena what beautiful tumbling looks like during his pass!
Time Update: 8:00 PM CST
Up Next: The Results!
And the winners are...
Time Update: 8:05 PM CST
Bronze - Sidney Sebok
Silver - Aaliyah Adams – Mayfield
GOLD - Kayli Tancredi
Bronze - Miguel Morales
Silver - Robby Carmichael
GOLD - Carlos Reyes
Bronze - Kendall Frangiosa
Silver - Katie Evans
GOLD - Kai Patterson
Bronze - Joshua Hill
Silver - Caleb Alexander
GOLD - Grant Joest
Time Update: 8:10 P CST
And your overall 2020 Battle In The Arena GRAND CHAMPION is...
Time Update: 8:12 PM CST
For the second time in a row, Grant Joset left it all out on the floor and was named the overall grand champion! Congratulations to all of the 2020 Battle In The Arena contestants who stepped on the mat tonight. The talent in the Arena tonight was unbelieveable, but the weekend is just getting started. Be sure to tune in to Varsity TV all weekend long for the 2020 NCA All-Star National Championship!
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