Flip Shop Classic returns to Joplin

a competitor jumps on the trampoline

JOPLIN, Mo. – More than 300 athletes kept their heart rates up on Saturday, meeting at MSSU to compete for the gold in a gymnastics competition.

The annual Flip Shop Classic kicked off Satuday morning at the Leggett & Platt Center.

More than 30 teams were competing across different age categories in events like tumbling, trampoline, and double mini.

Competitors from as far as Texas and Nebraska were looking to take home first place.

This was the 23rd annual Flip Shop Classic.