Contests

FUNDRAISING ENDS TONIGHT AT 11:59 pm!

Oct 31st, 2018 | By

FUNDRAISING ENDS TONIGHT AT 11:59 pm!

SPECIAL INCENTIVE TODAY: Win a Laurie Hernandez photo bomb!

You will pose for a perfectly ordinary photo of you with parent…

Uh-oh… who is that lurking in the background, flashing a comical expression that makes your ordinary photo extra-ordinary?

None other than Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez. You’ve been photo bombed!

This will be a forever memory. So fun!

The top 2 fundraisers, $100 minimum, today, win! Online donations only.

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

*Please note that donations may take several minutes to post. If you’re donating for a contest, top 10 or top 30 spot don’t wait until the last minute! The contest tracker automatically stops taking contest donations at 11:59:59 pm. Donations received after the deadline will be credited to the fundraiser’s account but not to the contest.

  • Alexis Kemper: $535.00
  • Yana Georgieva: $100.00
  • Ainsley Battle: $50.00



Last Chance to Double Your Donations up to $500!

Oct 26th, 2018 | By

Last Chance to Double Your Donations up to $500!

Special double opportunity: All on-line donations received from Friday, October 26 through 11:59 pm Tuesday, October 30 up to $500 will be automatically doubled!

For example:

Raise $100 and get credit for $200.

Raise $250 and get credit for $500.

Raise $500 and get credit for $1,000.

This is a GREAT opportunity to reach your next incentive prize level!

Double donations have been applied.

PLUS: EVERYONE raising $125 or more during this contest, aged 13 & up, will ATTEND COFFEE & CONVO WITH LAURIE!  No Parents Allowed!  Sip your favorite beverage and gab with Laurie!

AND…for everyone during this contest!

The TOP 3 fundraisers during this contest will win an autographed framed 8×10 of Laurie presented to them BY LAURIE during the Q&A.  Online donations only.

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

*Please note that donations may take several minutes to post. If you’re donating for a contest, top 10 or top 30 spot don’t wait until the last minute! The contest tracker automatically stops taking contest donations at 11:59:59 pm. Donations received after the deadline will be credited to the fundraiser’s account but not to the contest.

  • Scarlet McIlrath: $770.00
  • Alexis Kemper: $600.00
  • Emily Buenzow: $507.00
  • Claire Embil: $505.00
  • Lilia Allen: $250.00
  • Stella Allen: $250.00
  • Morgan Karakosta: $250.00
  • Emily Krause: $200.00
  • Dani Carr: $175.00
  • Natalia Gorlo: $150.00
  • Ainsley Battle: $150.00
  • Megan Noll: $115.00
  • Anna McCarthy: $101.00
  • Maddie Maisch: $100.00
  • Ava Greisman: $100.00
  • Parisa Escobar: $75.00
  • Ava Contreras: $75.00
  • Hannah Bobula: $65.00
  • Megan Nicholas: $50.00
  • Felicia Pace: $30.00
  • Isabel Beverung: $25.00
  • Addyson Podgorski: $10.00
  • Reese Rose: $5.00



WATCH LAURIE HERNANDEZ TRAIN FOR THE OLYMPICS!

Oct 21st, 2018 | By

WATCH LAURIE HERNANDEZ TRAIN FOR THE OLYMPICS!

Following up on her sensational showing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Laurie has her sights set on Tokyo for 2020.

She is back in the gym training. On November 4 she’ll be away from her home gym…. and will train at AAG instead!

Here’s an AMAZING opportunity to watch an Olympic workout!

If you win this contest you, and your parent, will be IN THE GYM while Laurie prepares for Tokyo 2020.

Training will take place prior to the scheduled event.

The TOP 3 fundraisers between Sunday, October 21 and 11:59 pm Thursday, October 25, $200 minimum, WIN!  (No cameras allowed)

PLUS:  Everyone who raises $50 or more during this contest will earn a spot in a handstand contest! Laurie will serve as contest cheerleader, coach and motivator, and will personally present prizes to the top three finishers!

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

TRANING & POSTCARD

  • Yana Georgieva: $350.00
  • Alexis Kemper: $225.00

POSTCARD WINNERS

  • Callie Morris: $60.00
  • Maddie Maisch: $60.00
  • Parisa Escobar: $50.00
  • Natalia Gorlo: $50.00


Set Goals… with Laurie Hernandez!

Oct 14th, 2018 | By

Set Goals… with Laurie Hernandez!

Being an Olympic athlete involves countless hours of planning, training and goal setting.

Laurie likes to plan her goals in her journal and compose her thoughts and plan out her short and long term goals.

To help you make the most of your goals, we’ve designed an exclusive “Reach for Your Star” journal.

The top 4 fundraisers, $100 minimum, between Sunday, October 14 and 11:59 pm Thursday, October 18 wins! Online donations only.

If you win this contest:

-You will meet privately with Laurie to receive your journal

-Discuss possible goals with Laurie for you to journal

-Laurie will personally inscribe a message to you inside your journal!

-Parents get ready! You’ll pose with Laurie for a photo as she hands you your journal

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

  • Alexis Kemper: $240.00
  • Haley Kurak: $135.00



Double Your Donations up to $500 PLUS Get Your GROOVE on with Laurie!

Oct 7th, 2018 | By

Double Your Donations up to $500 PLUS Get Your GROOVE on with Laurie!

Special double opportunity: All on-line donations received from Sunday, October 7 through 11:59 pm Thursday, October 11 up to $500 will be automatically doubled!

For example:

Raise $100 and get credit for $200.

Raise $250 and get credit for $500.

Raise $500 and get credit for $1,000.

This is a GREAT opportunity to reach your next incentive prize level!

Double donations have been applied.

PLUS: The TOP 3 fundraisers during this contest, $200 minimum, will Get their GROOVE on with Laurie!

Laurie Hernandez is passionate about: Family, gymnastics, helping others, improving at EVERYTHING, spreading joy and…MUSIC!

Music is an extremely important part of Laurie’s life. Music helps her decompress, train, compete, express herself creatively and get max enjoyment out of life!

PLUS: Each winner gets a pair of “Reach for Your Star” Laurie Hernandez earbuds, stored in a carrying case which Laurie will autograph!

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

  • Alexis Kemper: $375.00
  • Jenna Freund: $250.00
  • Maddie Maisch: $245.00
  • Anna McCarthy: $201.00
  • Heidi Krause: $125.00
  • Megan Nicholas: $125.00
  • Emily Krause: $125.00
  • Ally Krause: $125.00
  • Sophia Caliendo: $100.00
  • Addyson Podgorski: $50.00



Be the FIRST to meet Laurie!

Sep 30th, 2018 | By

You Can Be a Laurie Hernandez Greeter!

A superstar like Laurie deserves a grand welcome, and that’s what we’ll give her!

Laurie’s arrival at American Academy Gymnastics will be a moment of high drama. All eyes will be upon her and cameras will be clicking as she emerges from her car, to be met by an exclusive welcoming committee, who will greet our extra special guest with an abundance of fresh cut flowers and an abundantly warm welcome! We’ll provide the flowers – you supply the warmth!

Would you like to be one of Laurie’s personal greeters? The exclusive job is yours!…. for EVERYONE raising $100 or more between Sunday, September 30 and 11:59 pm Thursday, October 4.

IN ADDITION: The top 2 fundraisers during this contest, $200 minimum, will escort Laurie into her private room inside the gym, then spend 5 PRIVATE MINUTES with Laurie! Bring an extra item to be autographed and parents bring your camera! Online donations only.

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

  • Alexis Kemper: $250.00
  • Anna McCarthy: $200.00
  • Sophia Caliendo: $100.00



Win a spot in a private gymnastics clinic with Laurie Hernandez!

Sep 23rd, 2018 | By

Win a spot in a private gymnastics clinic with Laurie Hernandez!

If you’re serious about gymnastics, you’re looking for every edge you can get to improve your skills.

Here’s the ultimate edge: a private training session with Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez!

Laurie will spend private quality time with a select group of extremely lucky athletes.

The top 3 fundraisers between Sunday, September 23 and 11:59 pm Thursday, September 27 win! 

Parents, have your phones ready to video this amazing experience!

Minimum of $150 raised during the contest period to win, online donations only.  Good luck!

PLUS: Everyone raising $50 or more during this contest wins a 5×7 postcard of Laurie, autographed and presented to you by Laurie at the Q&A!  Online donations only.

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

  • Alexis Kemper: $395.00
  • Madelyn Colasacco: $310.00
  • Hannah Bobula: $240.00
  • Nora Van Bergen: $175.00
  • Anna McCarthy: $125.00



Double Your Donations up to $500!

Sep 16th, 2018 | By

Double Your Donations up to $500!

Special double opportunity: All on-line donations received from Sunday, September 16 through 11:59 pm Thursday, September 20 up to $500 will be automatically doubled!

For example:

Raise $100 and get credit for $200.

Raise $250 and get credit for $500.

Raise $500 and get credit for $1,000.

This is a GREAT opportunity to reach your next incentive prize level!

Double donations have been applied.

PLUS: The TOP fundraiser during this contest, $300 minimum, will spend 5 private minutes with Laurie!  Bring an extra item to be autographed and parents bring your camera!

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

  • Hannah Bobula: $585.00
  • Alexis Kemper: $580.00
  • Lindsay Kane: $555.00
  • Isabel Beverung: $185.00
  • Addyson Podgorski: $150.00
  • Natalia Gorlo: $150.00
  • Callie Morris: $130.00
  • Maddie Maisch: $120.00
  • Stella Allen: $100.00
  • Emily Buenzow: $100.00
  • Lilia Allen: $100.00
  • Dani Carr: $75.00
  • Anna Aliferakis: $70.00
  • Ainsley Battle: $50.00
  • Ava Greisman: $40.00
  • Jillian Stern: $36.00
  • Megan Noll: $25.00



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

Sep 9th, 2018 | By

Win an autographed copy of Laurie’s book, 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 has written a book about her life, and used the phrase that she helped make famous in the title: I Got This: To Gold and Beyond.

How would you like to win an autographed copy of Laurie’s book, personally inscribed to you?

EVERYONE raising $100 between Sunday, September 9 to 11:59 pm Thursday, September 13 the book is yours when Laurie visits! Online donations only.

And, make sure a family member is close by with a camera, to capture a shot of Laurie signing your book, next to you!

PLUS: The top 2 overall fundraisers during this contest will win video shout out with Laurie! You and Laurie will make a fun video on your phone!

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

  • Alexis Kemper: $375.00
  • Callie Morris: $255.00
  • Dani Carr: $160.00
  • Reese Rose: $152.00
  • Eleni Tryfonopoulos: $125.00
  • Megan Noll: $100.00
  • Natalia Gorlo: $100.00
  • Megan Nicholas: $100.00



Go One on One with Laurie Hernandez!

Sep 2nd, 2018 | By

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 your parent to give you a full rundown: What you did well, where you can improve, what you need to do to go from good to great. Then, we’ll immortalize the moment for you by taking a photo of you with Coach Laurie!

The top 4 fundraisers between Sunday, September 2 and 11:59 pm Thursday, September 6 will win this amazing opportunity to be mentored one-on-one by one of the best gymnasts on the planet!

$150 minimum raised during the contest period to qualify, on-line donations only.

Thank you for fundraising for the Special Olympics and for new gym equipment.

  • Natalia Gorlo: $800.00
  • Alexis Kemper: $705.00
  • Ava Contreras: $505.00
  • Claire Embil: $460.00