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EVENT LOCATION

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

 

2017 SCHEDULE - as of 2/21/17

Below is a link for the competition schedule for the 2017 Pink Invitational. The gyms will all be located in Hall A  this year, and the college meet on Friday night will be held at 6 p.m. in Gym E. Please note that the schedule is subject to change. View Schedule

 

TIPS FOR MARCH-IN ACCESSORIES

1. Remember that the idea behind every gymnast competing in the same Pink leo is that they are uniting for the cause, as one team. Therefore, please refrain from wearing any adornments, warmups or apparel that cover the leo at march-in.
2. The Pink leo does not come with a scrunchie as most teams create their own hair ribbons/bows, scrunchies, etc. Be creative and have fun with this!
3. The judges will NOT deduct for pink fingernail polish, hair streaks or small face tattoos during competition.
4. If you are unsure or have any questions about what you are thinking of doing with your team, feel free to message us here on facebook!

If you are new to the meet, take a look at the photo galleries on facebook and our website to see what teams have done in the past (keeping in mind the notes above), or come up with your own artistic look!

 

ENTRANCE - 100% of these donations go to support Unite for HER

Pink Invitational Daily:

Adults $20

Seniors (65+) $15

Children 6 - 12 $15

Children 5 and under are free

 

Weekend Pass $30

 

College Meet (separate fee per NCAA rules): Tickets sold at the door. No pre-sale

Adults $15

Seniors (65+) $10

Children 6 - 12 $10

Children 5 and under are free

 

The daily/weekend prices do not include the entrance fee to the collegiate meet on Friday night. That ticket must be purchased separately.

 

COLLEGE MEET

Friday, February 24 at 6 p.m.

Separate Admission is required (see above)

Participating Teams: University of Maryland, West Chester University, Southern Connecticut State University, and Temple University

 

 

PARKING

Guaranteed Parking

Are you driving to the Pink Invitational? Make trip planning easier by booking you guaranteed parking with our official parking partner, Parking Panda. Select the date(s)/time you are attending and compare prices and distance of many lots and garages near the Convention Center. Book now and your space at the chosen facility is 100% guaranteed! Click Here to Reserve

 

Convention Center Parking Facility - 1324 Arch Street, Philadelphia

This parking facility offers a 25% coupon for Pink Invitational guests. Please click the coupon link to view more information and print this special offer. Discount Coupon

 

2017 HOST HOTELS

 

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown- click here

Rate per room/per night $159 (note: this rate is based on 2-person occupancy, if you indicate more than two people will be staying in your room there will be a $20 charge per person).

1201 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA  19107

 

Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City – click here

Double rate per room/per night starting at $159.

1100 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA  19107

 

SOLD OUT - Marriott Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown- click here

All rooms held are either two doubles, two queens, or a king with a pull-out. Rate per room/per night $144. Last date to book is 2/2/17.

21 N Juniper Street

Philadelphia, PA   19107

 

SOLD OUT - Home2 Suites by Hilton, Philadelphia Convention Center - click here

Rate per room/per night $149. All rooms are suites with full kitchens.

1200 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA  19107

 

SOLD OUT - Loews Philadelphia Hotel - click here (select 'attendee' from the drop down to view room options). Rate per double room/per night $164.

1200 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA  19107

There is so much more to Philly than the Pink Invitational! Make your trip a weekend to remember and spend some time exploring the city. You won't want to miss the Liberty Bell, Reading Terminal Market, and so much more! For destination information, please go to: www.visitphilly.com.


PHOTOGRAPHY/CD ORDERS
We are privileged to have Team Photo as our official event photographers each year. Led by John Cheng, their crew has provided unparalleled coverage of the Pink Invitational for the last seven years. The pictures contained in this website were taken by Team Photo and generously provided for our use. We appreciate their skill, craftsmanship and commitment to supporting Unite for HER. For more information about how to receive the special discount for pre-ordered photo CDs, click here.




RAFFLESand VENDORS

Please be sure to check out our amazing raffles and auction items available this year. They will be located in the vendor area near the competition hall.

 

FAQ

Where do I go to recover lost personal items? The Volunteer Room

Where should I go if I've been separated from my child?The Volunteer Room

Can my daughter's team wear any pink accessories during march in? We encourage teams to show their

       spirit! However, we do ask that they not wear team warmups or a shirt that entirely covers their leo.

 

VOLUNTEER
Thanks for your interest in volunteering at the Pink Invitational next month. We are so grateful to everyone for their support of this event. The links to sign up are posted below. Please take note of the day/session times to ensure it works with your travel and competition schedule. Also, some positions have an age requirement so please read through those descriptions as well. If you have any questions, please contact us at

pinkinvitational@uniteforher.org

Thank you for helping make the 2017 Pink Invitational a wonderful experience for everyone!

Link for positions on the gym floor

Link for positions off the gym floor

 


GK LEOS FOR SALE
GK Elite's 2016/17 collection of Breast Cancer Awareness apparel includes three in-stock leotards embellished with the pink ribbon and custom GK/Unite for HER logo. These special leotards, along with a sports bra, are available exclusively from GK. As a proud sponsor of Unite for HER/Pink Invitational, GK will contribute 5% of the sales of the breast cancer awareness collection to Unite for HER.

Click here to read the GK Press release.



Click here to order from GK!


 

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