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Welcome to the

2022 Hot Cocoa Classic!

Location: Roots Gymnastics Center, 209 Root Road, Westfield, MA 01085

Spectator Information: 

  • Spectators: One (1) spectator per athlete competing. *Please note that one (1) adult spectator may bring other dependent children to the competition as needed. 

  • Spectator Gate Fee: $10 per person - cash only at the door.

  • Spectator Entry - parents should plan to enter and exit through the front/main door. We will be running classes before the first session of each day of competition and spectators for the meet will be asked to wait in their cars/parking lot until the classes are dismissed. Likewise, spectators for each session will not be allowed into the facility until the awards from the previous session is concluded and the parents/athletes from the earlier session have exited.

Athlete Information:

  • Athlete Entry - athletes should plan to enter through the rear door of our facility. This will help alleviate any congestion between sessions as athletes will leave after awards through the front/main door. Athletes should plan to enter the building no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the open stretch time.

COVID Protocols:

  • These are expectations as of the sending of this email and subject to change with local CDC guidance:

    • Everyone must wear a mask when in the building. Athletes may remove mask when competing if they so choose.

    • As this meet is being held in our home facility, the # of spectators will be limited to one (1) spectator per athlete competing.

    • Athletes and spectators should follow CDC guidelines regarding participation in this event. This includes, staying home if any athlete or spectator is showing any COVID related symptoms and following protocols regarding isolation/quarantine periods that are consistent with CDC guidance.

General Information:

  • Concessions: Due to COVID considerations, we will not be offering a concession stand for this year's event. Please plan accordingly. Stop by the front table for dining recommendations! 

  • Water Bottles: We encourage all athletes to arrive with a refillable water bottle as our water fountains will be used exclusively for bottle filling. 

Getting to Roots Gymnastics Center:

  • We are situated about three miles from Exit 41 (old Exit 3) on the MassPike. There are multiple buildings on the Roots Campus. Driving from the Mass Pike, you will pass Roots Athletic Center (soccer fields) and we will the next parking lot on the right after the wooded area.