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Ohio Luau Invite

March 10-12, 2023

A warm welcome to the Ohio Luau Invite in Sandusky, OH! This meet began in a small venue and slowly grew to what you now know as the Kalahari Luau Gymnastics Invitational!!

We know that you have a choice in which gymnastics competitions to attend and we THANK YOU for choosing ours! Check back here and on our event Facebook page for all of the latest meet info!

The Countdown is On!








General Information

Hosted at the Kalahari Waterpark Resort

We invite you to play at Ohio’s Largest Indoor Waterpark! In addition to a top notch competition space, the resort has three restaurants, a candy shop, and more!!!

In addition to an Adventurers Club for the kids, shopping, and an on-site spa, these are just a few of the ameneties for our athletes, coaches, and families to enjoy:

  • 890 Guest Rooms & Suites
  • 173,000-square-foot indoor waterpark
  • 77,000-square-foot outdoor waterpark
  • 215,000 square foot event space
  • Many dining options, including B-Lux Grill & Bar, Great Karoo Marketplace and Sortino’s Italian Kitchen
  • Safari Outdoor Adventure Park features zip lining, rope adventures, climbing walls, and an animal park
  • Free on-site parking
  • Day passes available for our local families who want to experience all that the resort has to offer!
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As one of the largest meets in US (up to 3,500 athletes each year), we’re excited to welcome all female gymnasts Levels 2-10 and Xcel and male gymnasts Levels 2-10 and their families to the Invite! Please note that:

  • Registration deadline is 12/1/2022
  • Entry fee: $140/gymnast and NO Team Fees!
  • Meet registration link will be available through USAG
  • Meet scores will be available through Meet Integrity
  • Midwest AAI Equipment
  • VIP hospitality for coaches + Coaches Party!

2023 Spectator Admission Fees

Quick tip: CASH payment lines move faster!

Per Session Admission:
Adults (18-59 yrs): $15.00
Seniors (60+) & Military (w/ID) $10.00
Students (17 & Under) $10.00


We are excited to offer custom awards and t-shirts for athletes!

Good Luck Gymnasts & Enjoy The Luau!! Schedules will be posted to Facebook and here on the event website!

Want to enjoy twice the fun this season?

Get 50% off of your second meet registration (if attending BOTH events in same season)!

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Meet Location

The Convention Center at
Kalahari Resorts Sandusky

7000 Kalahari Dr
Sandusky, OH 44870

Directions Coming From….


Take I 75 South to Exit 208 (I 280). Take I 280 South to Exit 1A (Ohio Turnpike). Follow The West Directions!


I 71 North to Exit 169 (RT 13 North). Left onto RT 13 North, Follow to 250 West. Kalahari is on your RIGHT!


Turnpike I 80/90 to Exit 118 (RT 250 Sandusky).Take RT 250 West (north) towards Sandusky. Approximately 2 1/2 miles on RIGHT!


Turnpike I 80/90 to Exit 118 (RT 250 Sandusky).Take RT 250 West (north) towards Sandusky. Approximately 2 1/2 miles on RIGHT!


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