April 8, 2017
Today at the Region 8 Championships, Sydney finished second in the all-around with a 37.575 in the Senior D session. She also placed second on balance beam with a 9.400, fourth on floor exercise scoring a 9.450 and seventh on vault and uneven bars with a 9.325 and 9.400 respectively. Good job Sydney!

March 19, 2017
Sydney competed at the Level 10 State Championships in Hickory, NC today where she finished second in the all-around with a 37.850 in the Senior C session. She also placed first on uneven bars with a 9.700 and third on vault and floor exercise scoring a 9.450 and 9.550 respectively. Sydney qualified to the Region 8 Championships in Greensboro, NC next month. Good job Sydney!

March 11, 2017
Today at the KPAC Cup in Greensboro, NC, Sydney won the all-around title with a 38.375 in her age group. She placed second on vault with a 9.700, first on uneven bars scoring a 9.550, first on balance beam with a 9.500 and second on floor exercise scoring a 9.625. Sydney had the highest all-around score in all level 10 age groups. Good job Sydney!

Sydney's brother, Van, competed today at the Level 9 State Championships. He was crowned State All-Around Champion. Congratulations Van!

February 26, 2017
Sydney finished first in the all-around with a 37.975 in the Senior B Session at the City of Lights Invitational in Florida yesterday. She earned gold medals on uneven bars and balance beam scoring a 9.700 and 9.675 respectively and silver medals on vault and floor exercise with a 9.500 and 9.100 respectively. Good job Sydney. Two new videos have been posted.

February 13, 2017
At the Brestyan's Invitational in Las Vegas, NV this past weekend, Sydney won the all-around title with a 38.100 in the Senior B session. She also placed first on vault, balance beam and floor exercise scoring a 9.175, 9.675 and 9.550 respectively and second on uneven bars with a 9.700. Good job Sydney!

January 8, 2017
Sydney competed at the Atlanta Crown Invitational in Duluth, GA yesterday where she finished second in the all-around with a 37.825 in the Senior B session. She also placed second on uneven bars and balance beam scoring a 9.525 and 9.625 respectively and fourth on floor exercise with a 9.500. Sydney finished sixth overall out of 170 gymnasts in entire level 10 meet in all age groups. She also earned The Most Artistic Floor Routine award. Congratulations Sydney! New videos have been posted.

November 12, 2016
Sydney signed the National Letter of Intent (NLI) to the University of Arkansas! She will join the gymnastics team in the fall of 2017. Congratulations Sydney!


April 10, 2016
Sydney had a great meet at the Region 8 Championships in Kissimmee, FL today where she won the all-around title with a 38.800. She earned gold medals on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise scoring a 9.775, 9.725 and 9.800 respectively and placed fourth on vault with a 9.500. Sydney achieved the highest score of the entire meet, outscoring level 9 and 10 gymnasts. Sydney was on the Canadian National Team last year, so she is not permitted to compete at the Junior Olympic Nationals this year.

March 21, 2016
At the Level 10 State Championships this past weekend, Sydney finished second in the all-around with a 38.550 in the Junior B session. She also placed first on uneven bars and balance beam scoring a 9.575 and 9.775 respectively, second on vault with a 9.625 and third on floor exercise scoring a 9.575. Sydney qualified to the Region 8 Championships in Kissimmee, FL next month. Good job Sydney.

March 14, 2016
Sydney won the all-around title with a 38.000 at the KPAC Cup this past weekend. She also placed first on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise scoring a 9.450, 9.475 and 9.675 respectively and second on vault with a 9.400. Good job Sydney! New videos have been posted.

February 29, 2016
Sydney finished fourth in the all-around at the Charleston Cup this past weekend. She also placed second on floor exercise with a 9.675 and fifth on vault and uneven bars scoring a 9.525 and 9.025 respectively. Good job Sydney.

February 15, 2016
At the Brestyan's Invitational in Las Vegas, NV this past weekend, Sydney won the all-around title with a 37.200. She also placed first on uneven bars and floor exercise scoring a 9.650 and 9.600 respectively and second on vault with a 9.450. Good job Sydney.

January 24, 2016
Yesterday at the Sand Dollar Invitational in Orlando, FL, Sydney finished fourth on balance beam with a 9.525, fifth on floor exercise scoring a 9.525 and tenth on vault with a 9.500. Good job Syd. New videos have been posted.

January 10, 2016
Sydney started her 2016 season yesterday at the Atlanta Crown Invitational in Duluth, GA where she finished third in the all-around with a 38.000 in the Senior A session. She placed first on floor exercise with a 9.775, third on uneven bars with a 9.425 and fifth on vault scoring a 9.575. Good job Sydney.

March 9, 2015
Sydney was in Montreal this week at the National team training camp preparing for Gymnix International. She ended up spraining her ankle during training. She competed uneven bars at Gymnix where she came in fourth with a 13.275. She made it to finals on Sunday where she placed fifth. Sydney will head back to the gym and start preparing for Canadian Championships held in Gatineau, Quebec at the end of May.

February 2, 2015
Sydney placed 13th in the all-around in her first senior high performance meet at Elite Canada of 36 competitors. She will be heading back to Montreal at the end of February for the Gymnix International and to attend a Senior National Team training camp.

January 21, 2015
Sydney is off to train in Canada for a week at her Canadian club in Calgary, Alberta then to Trois-Rivieres for Elite Canada. The Gymternet wrote a nice article about Sydney and two of her Canadian teammates called "An Abundance of Sydneys." Be sure to check it out by clicking here.

December 1, 2014
On Saturday, November 29, Sydney competed in the all-around at the Top Gym Tournament in Charleroi, Belgium. She finished second in the all-around with a 52.750. Russia's Angelina Melnikova took first and Romania's Ioana Crisan placed third. Sydney qualified to two event finals on Sunday, November 30. She finished fourth on vault and sixth on uneven bars. Good job Sydney!



November 23, 2014
Sydney traveled to Malmédy, Belgium for the Coupe Avenior this past weekend. On Saturday, Sydney finished third in the all-around with a 50.716 in the junior division right behind Canada's Sydney Soloski and Romania's Andreea Ciurusniuc. Sydney qualified to three event finals on the next day where she earned a gold medal on uneven bars. She also placed sixth on balance beam and seventh on floor exercise.

"In a press release about the event, The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) said Sydney had "style and presentation similar to that of a young Nastia Liukin."

Good job Sydney! Sydney will travel to Charleroi, Belgium for the Top Gym next weekend.



September 25, 2014
Sydney is excited to announce that she verbally committed to the University of Arkansas. She will join the gymnastics team during the 2017-2018 school year. Congratulations Sydney!



September 24, 2014
Sydney has been selected to represent Canada for two international competitions in November. She will be traveling to Malmédy, Belgium for the Coupe Avenior and Charleroi, Belgium for the Top Gym. Congratulations Sydney!

August 6, 2014
Sydney made the Junior Canadian National Team. Congratulations Sydney!

August 2, 2014
Sydney will be going to the Canadian Junior National Team training camp between August 6-11 in Montreal Canada.

June 2, 2014
Sydney capped off her 2014 season with Canadian Nationals, competing in the High Performance category (elite); this was her first year competing in this category. In the qualification round, she qualified for the floor exercise finals, where she placed seventh in the event finals. In the junior all-around finals, she placed eighth all-around, including a sixth place on balance beam, seventh place on uneven bars and eighth place on floor exercise.

May 9, 2014
Sydney concluded her level 10 season today at the Junior Olympic Nationals in Jackson, MS where she finished 24th in the all-around out of 56 gymnasts in the Junior B session. She placed 11th on uneven bars with a 9.350 and 12th on balance beam scoring a 9.450. Good job Sydney!

April 13, 2014
Sydney competed at the Region 8 Championships in Kennesaw, GA where she finished fourth in the all-around with a 37.350 out of 39 gymnasts in the Junior B session. She placed eighth on vault and floor exercise scoring a 9.425 and 9.450 respectively and ninth on uneven bars with a 9.275. Sydney qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals next month in Jackson, MS. Good job Sydney! Three new videos have been posted.

March 24, 2014
At the Level 10 NC State Championships, Sydney won the all-around title with a 37.650. She grabbed gold medals on balance beam and floor exercise scoring a 9.425 and 9.700 respectively as well as a silver medal on uneven bars with a 9.450. Good job Sydney! New videos have been added from the meet.

February 27, 2014
Last night at the bluesboro Invitational, Sydney had a great meet where she won the all-around title with a 38.000 in her age group. She finished first on uneven bars and balance beam scoring a 9.550 and 9.450 respectively, second on floor exercise with a 9.625 and third on vault scoring a 9.375. Good job Sydney! New videos have been added from the meet.

February 9, 2014
Sydney traveled to Gatineaux, Quebec, Canada for the Elite Canada this weekend. She had a great competition yesterday where she finished fourth in the all-around with a 53.050 in the Junior session out of 29 gymnasts! She qualified to the event finals today and finished fourth on uneven bars, fifth on balance beam and sixth on floor exercise. Congratulations Sydney.

Photo copyright to Grace Chiu



January 26, 2014
Sydney had another great meet this weekend at the Sand Dollar Invitational in Orlando, FL. She won the all-around title with a 37.900 in the Junior A session. She grabbed gold medals on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise scoring a 9.600, 9.375 and 9.600 respectively. She also scored a 9.325 on vault for fourth place. Good job Sydney! Four new videos have been posted from the meet.

January 12, 2014
Sydney traveled to Atlanta, GA for the Atlanta Crown Invitational this weekend. For the second time in two meets so far this season, she took the all-around title with a 36.275. Sydney placed first on vault, second on balance beam, third on floor exercise and fourth on uneven bars. Next stop: Orlando, FL. Good job Sydney!

January 5, 2014
Sydney competed at the Gala in Asheville, NC yesterday. She had a solid meet where she won the all-around title with a 37.050. She grabbed gold medals on vault, uneven bars and balance beam scoring a 9.500, 9.425 and 9.275 respectively. Good job Sydney! New videos have been posted from the meet.

December 8, 2013
Sydney traveled to Regina, Saskatchewan in Canada for the Elite Canada Screening. She won the all-around title with a 51.601 in her session. She scored a 14.035 on vault, 11.067 on uneven bars, 13.600 on balance beam, 12.900 on floor exercise. She will be competing at the Elite Canada in February in Quebec, Canada. Good job Sydney!

September 15, 2013
Sydney's 2013-2014 schedule has been posted.

September 5, 2013
Today is Sydney's 14th birthday! She is working hard in the gym, training for the upcoming season as well as preparing for Elite Canada testing in December.

July 18, 2013
Welcome to the Official Website of Sydney Laird. She is a level 10 gymnast from First in Flight in Gastonia, NC training under coach Elke Williams. All of the content on this website is new, so be sure to check back once in a while because Sydney's website will constantly be updated with news, results and videos.






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