Contests

FUNDRAISING ENDS TONIGHT AT 11:59 PM 

Oct 31st, 2018 | By

FUNDRAISING ENDS TONIGHT AT 11:59 PM 

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

*Please note that donations may take several minutes to post. If you’re donating for the top 10, top 3 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.

Thank you for fundraising for St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

  • Laila Evans: $1020.00
  • Lindsey Daley: $515.00
  • Aniya Jones: $500.00
  • Aubrey Williamson: $462.50
  • Adalynn Williamson: $330.00
  • Valentina Done: $200.00
  • Joelle Castillo: $182.50
  • Taylor Bradford: $132.50
  • Delaney Hinton: $100.00
  • Mellieha Aguilar: $100.00
  • Cheyanne Friess: $100.00
  • Isabella Booker: $75.00
  • Ali Hepstall: $50.00
  • Isis Cruse: $50.00
  • Arianna VanFosson: $50.00
  • Laura Lebo: $25.00
  • Alycia Council: $25.00
  • Layla Everly: $20.00



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: Be The Laurie Hernandez Hand Stand Champion!

We will hold a handstand contest during Laurie’s visit to crown a handstand CHAMPION!

To enter the handstand contest, raise $50 or more during this contest.

Guess who will serve as the contest cheerleader, coach, and motivator? Laurie Hernandez!

And, Laurie will present a replica gold medal to the contest winner and prizes to the 2nd and 3rd place winners in each group. Cameras ready! Online donations only.

Thank you for fundraising for St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

*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.

  • Mia Holland: $881.00
  • Sophia Sullivan: $700.00
  • Scarlett Sullivan: $700.00
  • Joelle Castillo: $640.00
  • Aubrey Williamson: $630.00
  • Mellieha Aguilar: $625.00
  • Kyra Shunnarah: $550.00
  • Sydney Gilmore: $550.00
  • Kassidy Holt: $550.00
  • Delaney Hinton: $525.00
  • Adalynn Williamson: $505.00
  • Alycia Council: $500.00
  • Charlotte Shaw: $500.00
  • Alex Swan: $500.00
  • Laila Evans: $500.00
  • Benton Swan: $500.00
  • Taylor Bradford: $500.00
  • Hayden Robertson: $500.00
  • Layla Everly: $410.00
  • Raven Ragland: $400.00
  • Cheyanne Friess: $350.00
  • Sophie Pogranicy: $350.00
  • Isis Cruse: $340.00
  • Jordan Hart: $310.00
  • Laura Lebo: $300.00
  • Ali Hepstall: $250.00
  • Aubrey Ligons: $200.00
  • Rebekah Johnson: $200.00
  • Kaylee Murphy: $175.00
  • Lindsey Daley: $175.00
  • Arianna VanFosson: $150.00
  • Zora Williams: $135.00
  • Ella Williams: $135.00
  • Journey White: $125.00
  • Brooklyn Walker: $120.00
  • Sutton Williamson: $113.00
  • Moriah Kay: $100.00
  • Valentina Done: $100.00
  • gayla kingston: $100.00
  • Elyce Printz: $100.00
  • Addison Paris: $55.00
  • Quinn Grant: $50.00
  • Sara Paternoster: $50.00
  • Olivia Downum: $25.00
  • Mia Binsol: $25.00
  • Arwen Downum: $25.00
  • Brielle St.Vil: $20.00



Coffee & Convo or Hot Chocolate & Chatter with Laurie Hernandez

Oct 20th, 2018 | By

Coffee & Convo or Hot Chocolate & Chatter with Laurie Hernandez

No grownups allowed. Who’s in?

If you raise $125 between Saturday, October 20 and 11:59 pm Thursday, October 25 you will attend a private meetup with Laurie while sipping on coffee or hot chocolate.

To help prep Laurie for Tokyo in 2020, you’ll be seated on fancy Japanese pillows!

Contest Groupings:

Coffee & Convo – USAG JO levels 7 through 10, Xcel levels Diamond and Platinum, and recreational gymnasts, 13+ years old.

Hot Chocolate & Chatter – USAG JO levels 2 through 6, Xcel levels Bronze through Gold, and recreational gymnasts, 12 years old and younger.

SPECIAL INCENTIVE:  The TOP 2 fundraisers in each group during this contest will sit next to Laurie!

Parents, don’t fret, we’ve planned something super-special for you, too: 

While your children are meeting with Laurie, you’ll be meeting with Laurie’s amazing mother Wanda, to discuss parenting issues or whatever else is on your mind! Wanda is long-time social worker with incredible insights into raising a competitive gymnast. Parents only, no kids allowed!

Thank you for fundraising for St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

Coffee & Convo

  • Alycia Council: $570.00
  • Aniya Jones: $250.00
  • alexandra MESSICK: $150.00
  • Adalynn Williamson: $135.00
  • Raven Ragland: $125.00
  • Isabella Booker: $125.00
  • Taiya Davis: $125.00

Hot Chocolate & Chatter

  • Aubrey Williamson: $387.50
  • Brielle St.Vil: $200.00
  • Sutton Williamson: $191.00
  • Reagan Savoy: $175.00
  • Sydney Gilmore: $150.00
  • Sophia Sullivan: $125.00
  • Taylor Bradford: $125.00
  • Scarlett Sullivan: $125.00
  • Laura Lebo: $125.00


Take Home an Official Laurie Hernandez Event Tee Shirt!

Oct 14th, 2018 | By

Take Home an Official Laurie Hernandez Event Tee Shirt!

After the magical day you’ll spend with Laurie Hernandez, you’ll want something super-special to remember her by.

Here it is!

If you raise $100 between Sunday, October 14 and 11:59 pm Thursday, October 18, you’ll take home a top-of-the-line white tee shirt with a full-color image of Laurie emblazoned on the front!

Caricaturist Alex R. Hughes created the artwork for this delightful event memento.

PLUS: Laurie will autograph your shirt while you watch! Make sure your parent has their camera ready for this awesome photo op!

This is the official event tee shirt, and it is only available by winning this contest!

SPECIAL INCENTIVE:  The TOP 2 fundraisers during this contest will each win an autographed 8×10 photo of Laurie presented to them by Laurie during the Q&A!

Thank you for fundraising for St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

  • Scarlett Harbaugh: $150.00
  • Maliyah Cropper: $100.00



Get your GROOVE on with Laurie!

Oct 7th, 2018 | By

Get your 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!

The top 4 fundraisers, minimum $100, between Sunday, October 7 and 11:59 pm Thursday, October 11 will meet privately with Laurie to share their favorite jams, find out what Laurie likes to listen to and go in-depth on today’s music scene! Make sure to bring your phone with your favorite song to play!

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 St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

  • Isis Cruse: $310.00
  • Brielle St.Vil: $225.00
  • Sara Paternoster: $100.00
  • Kaylee Murphy: $100.00



Photo Booth Fun with Laurie Hernandez! 

Sep 30th, 2018 | By

Photo Booth Fun with Laurie Hernandez! 

What’s more fun than getting cheek-to-cheek with your best friends, mugging at the camera while you and your crew rock fake mustaches, oversized glasses, fun emoji’s, and fun signs?

You can win the photo booth experience of a lifetime:

Imagine just you, an assortment of crazy props… and Laurie Hernandez!

The top 3 fundraisers, $150 minimum, between Sunday, September 30 and 11:59 pm Thursday, October 4 win!  Online donations only.

You’ll receive all photos via e-mail or text, PLUS we’ll print a few of your top photos that Laurie will autograph on the spot!

SPECIAL INCENTIVE:  Everyone raising $50 or more during this contest will win an autographed postcard of Laurie presented to them by Laurie during the Q&A!

Thank you for fundraising for St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

Photo Booth & Postcard

  • Sara Paternoster: $235.00
  • Kaylee Murphy: $200.00
  • Moriah Kay: $165.00

Postcard Winners

  • Laura Lebo: $50.00
  • Isis Cruse: $50.00


Double Your Donations up to $500!

Sep 23rd, 2018 | By

Double Your Donations up to $500!

Special double opportunity: All on-line donations received from Sunday, September 23 through 11:59 pm Thursday, September 27 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 to raise funds for St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

  • Ella Williams: $630.00
  • Zora Williams: $630.00
  • Delaney Hinton: $620.00
  • Arianna VanFosson: $570.00
  • Sydney Gilmore: $540.00
  • Taylor Bradford: $500.00
  • Alycia Council: $500.00
  • Kassidy Holt: $500.00
  • Adalynn Williamson: $500.00
  • Aubrey Williamson: $500.00
  • Laila Evans: $500.00
  • Joelle Castillo: $355.00
  • Jordan Hart: $330.00
  • Mellieha Aguilar: $270.00
  • Kendyl Ladd: $250.00
  • Lindsey Bush: $250.00
  • Cheyanne Friess: $200.00
  • Taiya Davis: $175.00
  • Laura Lebo: $170.00
  • Brielle St.Vil: $160.00
  • Kaylee Murphy: $150.00
  • Sophia Sullivan: $135.00
  • Scarlett Sullivan: $125.00
  • Quincie Barber: $125.00
  • Mia Binsol: $125.00
  • Samantha Youmans: $115.00
  • Sophie Pogranicy: $100.00
  • Harper Hutchins: $100.00
  • Layla Everly: $100.00
  • Lily Phillips: $75.00
  • Harmony Rodgers: $75.00
  • Makayla Gray: $75.00
  • Gianna Rodriguez: $67.50
  • Asia Beaty Brown: $40.00
  • Kyra Shunnarah: $35.00
  • Journey White: $25.00
  • Moriah Kay: $25.00
  • Zoey Centeno: $25.00
  • Ivy Phillips: $15.00
  • Jim Lucas: $1.00
 



Set Goals… with Laurie Hernandez!

Sep 16th, 2018 | By

Set Goals… with Laurie Hernandez!

Being an Olympic athlete involves countless hours of repetitions, drills and strength training. It’s a grind.

After a grueling day in the gym,  the journal comes out and Laurie composes her thoughts from the day and plans 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, September 16 and 11:59 pm Thursday, September 20 win! 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 St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

  • Kyra Shunnarah: $525.00
  • Raven Ragland: $270.00
  • Mellieha Aguilar: $250.00
  • Mia Binsol: $225.00



Be the FIRST to meet Laurie Hernandez AND spend 5 private minutes with Laurie!

Sep 9th, 2018 | By

Be the FIRST to meet Laurie Hernandez AND spend 5 private minutes with Laurie!

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

Laurie’s arrival at Unique Sports Academy 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 9 and 11:59 pm Thursday, September 13.

PLUS: The top 2 fundraisers during this contest 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 St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

  • Olivia Downum: $210.00
  • Arwen Downum: $210.00
  • Raven Ragland: $200.00
  • Sara Paternoster: $200.00
  • Layla Everly: $100.00
  • Brielle St.Vil: $100.00
  • Scarlett Sullivan: $100.00
  • Ali Hepstall: $100.00
  • Sophia Sullivan: $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 St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and new equipment for our gym.

  • Taylor Bradford
  • Alycia Council
  • Kyra Shunnarah
  • Sydney Gilmore
  • Adalynn Williamson
  • Sophie Pogranicy
  • Joelle Castillo