Dec. 12, 2000

For the first time since 1997, the University of Oklahoma will be hosting the Big 12 Women's Gymnastics Championships. The event will take place March 23 and 24, 2001, at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla. Lloyd Noble Center is located at the southwest corner of the Imhoff Rd. and Jenkins Ave. intersection, just north of Highway 9.

Four teams - Iowa State, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma - will compete in the championships. Iowa State won the conference crown last year in Ames, Iowa.

Tickets for the meet are five dollars for adults and two dollars for children (12 and under). For more information, call the University of Oklahoma Athletic Ticket Office at (405) 325-2424 or (800) 456-4668.