Gators Gymnastics Hype Night takes place on December 5th

Get a first look at the 2023 Gators Gymnastics team in action at Hype Night Presented by American Campus Communities on December 5th.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Can’t wait for the 2023 Gators gymnastics season to begin?

Then Gators Gymnastics Hype Night Presented by American Campus Communities is your chance to meet the Florida team!

When: Monday 5 December at 6:45 p.m
Where: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center (gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
Tickets: Free for all – standing room for all seats
Gator’s autographs: Stay afterwards to have your 2023 poster autographed by the Gators!

Plan to attend Gator Gymnastics Hype Night as the event will not be streamed or televised.

Fan Info:
The Gators show full or partial routines on any device. Prominent judges evaluate the routines of the Orange & Blue dual-meet format.

Alligator Alley:

Arrive early so you can add in a visit to Alligator Alley before Hype Night.

  • Visit to the Spirit Squads
  • 360 video booth
  • Tailgate Games & Giveaways
  • Enter the ticket draw for Gators Gymnastics 2023 season tickets


After the meeting, stay here to get the 2023 Gators Gymnastics Poster Autographed by the Team! This will be the only time this season that the Gators will all be signing autographs together as a team, so don’t miss out!

Exclusively for UF students:

Do you think you have some stick skills? Some UF students will have the opportunity to challenge the Gators in some basic gymnastics skills.

Thirty (30) lucky Hype Night students will receive an exclusive invite to Gators Gymnastics practice for a look at the practice facility and Gators practice!

Share with the Gainesville community:

Bring non-perishable groceries to donate to the Gators Holiday Food Drive and win prizes (while supplies last)!

2023 Alligators:

  • The 17-man 2023 Gator team includes five All-Americans with 40 All-America honors.
  • UF is returning 16 of the 24 routines from its performance as the 2022 NCAA runner-up.
  • Four freshmen join the Gators – two freshmen and two transfers.
  • Headlining the returnees is the 2022 Honda Award winner and three-time NCAA champion (2022 all-around, uneven bars, floor exercise) Trinity Thomas. She’s joined by three others who are competing with the Gators in their fifth season – Halley Taylor and All-American Leah Klapper and Savannah Schoenherr. Payton Richards is the Gators only senior.
  • The junior class includes Chloi Clark, Alex Magee and all American Ellie Lazzari.
  • include second graders Sloane Blakeley, Bri Edwards, Riley McCusker and all American Leanne Wong. Morgan Hurd wants to make her competitive Gator debut as she missed 2022 through injury.
  • Freshmen Gators are Lori Brubach (Apopka, Florida) and Kayla Di Cello (Boyds, Md.).
  • Both transfers come to the Gators from Georgia – Super Senior Rachel Baumann (younger sister of Gator All-American and 2022 Super Senior Alyssa Baumann) and Junior Victoria Nguyen.
  • A national foursome among the 2023 Gators brought USA individual or team medals at the World Championships – DiCello (2021 World All-Around Bronze), Hurd (2017 World AA Champion, Beam Silver; 2018 Beam Silver, Floor Bronze, Team Gold), McCusker (Team Gold 2018) and Wong (AA Silver 2021; Team Gold 2022)
  • Seven Gators have been part of the US senior national teams – Blakely (2018-19), DiCello (2019-20, 2021, 2022), Hurd (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2021) , McCusker (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2021), Nguyen (2016-17), Thomas (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20), Wong ( 2018-19, 2019-20, 2021, 2022)
  • Five Alligators own collegiate bests of 10.0 – Baumann (floor), Blakely (floor), Clapper (beam), Thomas (vault, beam, bar, floor) and Wong (vault, beam)

Secure tickets for 2023 now:

The Gators sold out four of their five home games in 2022. Florida has set its season attendance record four of the last five seasons, with the current record of 9,108 per meet set in 2022.

Buy season or single tickets for 2023 at

All tickets are now mobile. Download the Florida Gators app to purchase, view and transfer your Gator Gymnastics tickets. More information on mobile ticketing click here.

2023 Florida Gymnastics Plan

Further ticket information:

  • Reserved seating options can still be purchased for $75 (lower tier) or $55 (middle tier). Child rates are $50 (lower level) and $40 (middle level).
  • General Admission is available for all regular season meetings. Youth under the age of 12 are admitted for five dollars.
  • Reserve parking in the O’Connell Center parking lot for all home gatherings for only $25. Reserved parking passes are available to all season ticket holders – reserved and general access.
  • Can’t do a home meetup? Season ticket holders can transfer their tickets to another person by registering with their Florida tickets account and click on “Manage my tickets”. Select the meeting you want the tickets to be transferred to, then enter the recipient’s information. This can be done up to three hours before the meeting.

2023 Gators Gymnastics Ticket Prices
section / level Season for adults kids season adult single child single
Lower reserved 01, 03, 05, 07, 13, 15, 23, 25, 27, 29 $75 $50 $20 $20
Reserved at mid-level level 100 $55 $40 $10 $10
General admission Level 200 only $25 $15 $8 $5

Information on reserved tickets:

  • The lower bowl and 100-level sections are reserved for ticket holders.

General admission information:

  • The entire 200 levels are general admission areas.
  • General admission tickets are required for all – $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12

Gator ticket office contact information:

Location: Gate 1 – Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (Open Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm ET)
Phone: 1-800-34-GATOR
App: Florida Gator app
Transfer tickets:

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