Competition Information


Qualification Procedures, Competition Formats

Club Roster

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Official Schedule (with Times)

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Rotation Schedule TH and FRI

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Rotation Schedule JE FINALS

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Qualifying Process

The JOPC reviews and establishes the qualifying process for the Junior Olympic National Championships, which may be by qualifying score, allotment system or a combination of these two methods. The qualification process will be posted on the USA Gymnastics web site by April 1 of each year.

Qualifying Procedure

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Allotment Table

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Entry Information

Entry to compete at the Junior National Championships must be by club entry form. At the conclusion of the Regional Championships the club coach will submit the club entry form and entry fee to the Regional Chairman. Only Regional Chairmen may submit entries for the Junior National Championships. The National Meet Director will not accept any individual entry.

Petitions

Petitions Information is located in the USA Gymnastics Men’s Rules & Policies (Section V- Junior Olympic Program page 12)

Format

Competition will be conducted by Capitol Cup format in two flights for each session. One flight will warm-up in the warm-up gym while the other flight competes. The squads in each flight will alternate competition between age groups.

Forms

Club Entry Form

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MAG Petition Form

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NCAA Release

Ask your athletes to go online to complete the NCAA Release of information form for college recruitment purposes only:

http://www.usagymforms.com/ncaa-release/

Additional Coaches Credential Request

Only one coach per athlete, maximum of two per athlete, is permitted to register for JO Nationals. Any additional

Coaches Credential Request Form may be submitted for consideration. If approved, a $50 additional coaches credential fee may be charged.

Current USA Gymnastics Professional Membership Required

All coaches must hold a valid USA Gymnastics Men's Professional Membership with all requirements current: Safety certification, background checkand the completion of the U100 course. All athlete and professional memberships will be validated prior to JO Nationals.

Dress Code

Professional attire for coaches on competition floor:

The following coach’s professional attire is required at all competitive sessions, scheduled warm-up sessions and event training sessions. Those coaches who are in violation of this policy will be required to comply or may be asked to leave the field of play.

  1. Closed toe shoes, no sandals
  2. Slacks, warm-up pants or hemmed “dress” shorts (no denim or “cargo style” – defined as having large flap pockets with a button or snap closure on the front and/or side of the thigh)
  3. Collared shirts
  4. No hats
  5. No backpacks while spotting

Training Days

Schedule

Day Venue Time
Tuesday (evening) In competition venue 5 PM - 8 PM
Wednesday May 4th Regional Training Sessions (in competition venue)

Session 1: Regions 5 & 6
Session 2: Regions 4 & 7
Session 3: Regions 3 & 8
Session 4: Regions 1,2 & 9


8 AM – 10:15 AM
10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
12:15 PM – 2:45 PM
2:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Thursday & Friday
Off-site Training (Full Blast) 9 AM–5 PM
Saturday Off-site Training (Full Blast) 9 AM–2 PM

Admission

5 USD for Wednesday practice training day