Join Us for  the Meet of the Year!

March 3-5, 2023

Ultimate Sports Connection
Concord, CA

USAG Level 6-10 & Xcel
NGA Levels 1-10 & Xcel

As of now, our sanction has been closed because we reached our max numbers.  If you’d like your team placed on a wait list,
please contact the Meet Director, Abra >

Schedule and session summaries will be posted on the website one month before the event.

Why is Spirit of the Flame®
California’s Premier Gymnastics Event?

Fun for All!

Women’s Artistic, Levels 2 – Elite plus Xcel and NGA competitions

Special events and/or prizes for athletes, coaches, judges, friends & family

Soft landings for Levels 8-10

High Level Competition

Top gymnastics teams from the USA and around the world

Top Level 10, Elite & National judges

Memories to last a lifetime...

Special moments & legendary personal touch

Experience the joy of gymnastics

Everybody Wins!

Leo for every girl

Gorgeous medals and trophies

Awards by age groups

Coaches and judges hospitality

Coffee cards for top AA coaches

Special Event!

2022 JO Elite National Qualifiers and Elites receive free entry.

Referral Bonus

Refer a new team that competes at 2023 SOTF and you BOTH receive $50!

“Spirit of the Flame is a competition that I look forward to every year. It is well run – with style!  The competition, equipment and hospitality are terrific. Keep the flame alive and join me there.”

Linda Metheny Mulvihill
3-time USA Olympian

“I love attending the Spirit of the Flame Invitational. Woodward West support the professionalism and friendliness that we experience for the staff, coaches, athletes and parents. I can’t wait every year to come back and enjoy this wonderful meet!!!!”

Debbie Jarrett
Gymnastics Director, Woodward West

“Great equipment, awesome venue, strong competition and the energy throughout the meet is fantastic. The highlight is the big screen display of legendary gymnastics!”

Mel Ruggiero
Owner, Airborne Gymnastics

“One of the best events I’ve ever been to.”

Stoyan Deltchev
Olympian & Owner, Deltchev Gymnastics Academy

“Great competition, well run meet, great judges, great hosts, great food and most of all great athletes! FUN!”

Pat Warren
National Judge and Coach

The Flame never goes out, because the Spirit never dies.

happy girls

Celebrating 20 Years of Spirit

SOTF 20th year logo

We’d like to thank all of the loyal teams and sponsors who return year after year to California’s premier gymnastics event, Spirit of the Flame.

The meet is both USAG and NGA sanctioned, and held in Ultimate Sports Connection’s new 23,000+ square foot facility. Our meet is run by Abra Slater, one of the outstanding meet directors in the industry!

Join us, and enjoy the special perks for athletes and coaches, along with all that the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer!

What are you waiting for?

SOTF 2023 starts in