Dragon Flyers

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Last Updated 20 November 2020


1)  National Schools Finals Results

Very well done to James Smith and Philippe Newton-Young who collected fantastic Bronze and Silver medals for their respective age groups, in the Elite category of the British Schools Trampoline finals.      


2)  Subsequent competition dates


Dates for competions are listed under the fixtures/results. 


3)  Call for support at competitions


Parents please note that we are typically putting foward a large number of entrants, so we are expected to offer our fair share of officials, (especially qualified Judges). This means we need your support.  Volunteers are essential to maintaining your child's involvment in competition.


4)  DFTC clothing


A reminder that we have several branded items of sportwear, carrying the DFTC logo, on sale specially for members, families and freinds. Please see Gemma Johnston for further information.


5)  Leotards


After 9 years the current red and black Milano leotards are no longer available and are being replaced with Zone leotards.  Please see Gemma or the coaches for details.


6)  Class Spaces


Non-members thinking of joining the Dragon Flyers? Please note the class schedule, then contact us to arrange a visit. This would help us establish the best plan for your introduction to competion-based training within the club.


7) International Competition


5 performers took part in their first international competition in 2013


8) South East Regional Schools Competition


Well done to Phillippe and Toby for winning the South East Regional Schools Finals.  Both boys have qualified for the zonal finals.  See the photo gallery for pictures.


9) 2014


1 NDP 6 champion, 2 National League 3 finalists, 1 National League 2 finalist, 1 FIG B peformer and 1 FIG A performer


10) 2015


3 ndp 7 competitors, Regional ndp team, 2 ndp national finalists, 3 international finalists.  There were 6 national league finals qualifiers:

4 in league 2, in the finals Anya came 6th, Izzy 6th and  Libby 9th

2 in league 3, in the finals Sofija came 14th

plus 2 reserves

We had Junior u 16 synchro national league finalists, Izzy and Libby came 4th.


11) 2016


5  NDP7 competitors, 7 world age group competitors


12) Chichester Obserer makes video of the club


Follow the link to view the video Chichester Observer made about our club.


13) 2016


4 national league  finalists.  


2 Austria international performers,  (1 finalist) .  Anya and libby gain fig licence,  compete world age routines in Austria,   11 countries participated 150 competitors.  Anya made finals and finished 7 th whilst libby came 14th.


Division 1 regional team  finals bronze medalists.


7 performers to participated at DWH international - 1 finalist, Under 12 team bronze


Sophia got gold at national league finals


14) 2017


Anya NDP finals silver


4 league finalists


September - Facebook group set up for club members only to aid coomunication.  Parents signed to say they understand club information will be communicated in this way and that it is their responsibility to check the page for up to date information.  Parents also signed for appropriate photos and videos of their child to be used on this site.


Recreational sessions started


14) 2018


6 Regional medalists, 5 regional team members


Sofija silver performance pathway series 1 2018

Sofija bronze league 1 Cardiff 2018

Izzy bronze English qualifiers 1 2018


15) 2019


13 qualifiers to regional finals, Daniel Boon gold and Izzy Hauxwell bronze.

1 regional team member and coach and 1 reserve

Rosie 11th in the English championships, silver league finals

Qualifiers Super League

League 1 Sofija

Syncro 15 to 18 Lucy and Libbie

League 2 Roise. Libby and Lucy

League 3 Zoe


16) 2020

3 dmt  Southern Region finalists (introduced 2020)

13 qualify for regional ndp  finals

British gymnastics cancel all events

English gymnastics cancel all events

Region cancel events

League cancel Burgess Hill

Temporary Closure of club due to covid 19, reopened September 20.

Further temporary Closure of club due to covid 19 and goverment rules, hoping to reopen December 20