CEDAR RAPIDS – The American Sokol XXIV National Slet and Festival is being held in Cedar Rapids, the first time the national event has been here since 1960.
The event, scheduled from June 22 to 25, features gymnastics competitions, social gatherings, opening and closing ceremonies and more.
Events are open to the public, including today’s gymnastics competition at Sokol Cedar Rapids, 5200 18th Ave. SW, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closing ceremonies are set for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at Kingston Stadium, 907 15th St. SW, with the Czech flair to acknowledge Sokol’s beginnings in what is now the Czech Republic.
See images from today’s competition, below: