Coaches needed

Posted: 02.23.2015

Tift Gymnastics Academy is looking for Team and Rec Coaches!
knowledge of the JO, reliable, responsible and a love for coaching and kids is a must.
TGA is Located in the heart Tifton Ga.
Please contact Ben Ledl
 


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Web sties for JO Nationals and Easterns are available

Posted: 02.10.2015

The web sites for the 2015 JO Events are up and running. As of today, you will find basic information for each event. As the hosts gather their information, we will continue to add content. Please share this information with your membership so they can bookmark these sites and find information as they need it. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Level 10 JO Nationals
Level 9 Eastern Championships


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Nomination for the Women's Regional Administrative Committee Chair Position

Posted: 02.02.2015

Call for Nomination for the Women's Regional Administrative Committee Chair Position

All nominees must be USA Gymnastics Women's Program Professional Members in good standing for a minimum of two consecutive years immediately prior to the nomination, be at least 21 years old and meet the prerequisites in Article V of the Operating Code Section H found posted in the Rules section of the USA Gymnastics website, Women's Program home page. The position will begin July 1, 2015 and is a four (4) year term

Nominations are to be sent to the National Administrative Committee Chair no later than March 1st. Cori Rizzo - mailto:coririzzo@gmail.com

CRITERIA FOR NOMINATION


SECTION H - REGIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
(RACC)
Must have served for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years as:
1. State Administrative Committee Chairman, or
2. Regional Administrative Committee Chairman, or
3. ANational sub-committee member


I nominate:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

REGIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (RACC)
The Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) is responsible for the overall organization, administration, and finances of the Region.

A. Must submit all meeting agendas and subsequent minutes to the National Administrative Committee Chairman (NACC) prior to distribution.
B. Be responsible for the overall organization of all regional events.
C. Represent the region as a voting member on the Administrative Committee (AC) and attend any Sub-committee meetings for the Region, as needed.
D. Attend as many events in the region as possible to lend assistance and to evaluate the program.
E. Prepare a written annual report of regional activities and submit this report to the National Administrative Committee Chairman (NACC).
F. Serve as the Women's Program consultant for the region and answer correspondence directed to the regional office.
G. Inform the National Administrative Committee Chairman (NACC) of any major problems.
H. After due investigation, receive recommended corrective measures from the National Administrative Committee Chairman (NACC).
I. Actively promote membership to the USA Gymnastics Women's Professional Membership Program.
J. Request the Regional Junior Olympic Committee Chairman (RJOCC) and the Regional Technical Committee Chair (RTCC) to submit reports of their activities.
K. Be responsible to see that all states have a State Administrative Committee Chairman (SACC), either by election or appointment.
L. Prepare and disseminate information to Women's Program Professional Members.
M. Send any materials published in the form of newsletters, etc., by the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) to the Director of Program Administration and the NACC, NJOCC, and NTCC.
N. Be responsible for:
conducting regional congress
awarding of regional competitions and ordering awards
attending all regional meetings and competitions
providing consultation for the organization of all events
collecting entry forms for Regional entries into the Junior Olympic East/West and National Championships
service and recognition awards for the region
O. Determine the site and meet director for the Jr. Olympic Regional Championships, in conjunction with the Regional Technical Committee Chairman (RTCC) and the Regional Junior Olympic Committee Chairman (RJOCC). Site and directors shall be determined by soliciting bids. The Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) shall see that these events follow the USA Gymnastics Rules and Policies for competitions.
P. Establish procedures to raise operating funds for the region, if necessary. TheRegional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) may, with the approval of the Regional Administrative Committee (RAC), determine and/or collect competition and/or club fees for the purpose of raising operating funds for the region. All fees will be retained in the Regional account for use as determined by the Regional Administrative Committee (RAC).
Q. Use the accounting office of USA Gymnastics to add to and access regional funds.
R. Shall be accountable for all regional funds and publish each year the financial statement reflecting activity as of July 1 - June 30.
S. Be directly responsible to the National Administrative Committee Chairman (NACC).
T. Provided that they have attended a current TA Workshop, may serve as a Test Administrator for the certification of judges.
U. Approves the lowering of any state qualifying scores.

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Region 8 Hotel for JO Nationals

Posted: 01.21.2015

Region 8 has, once again reserved a block of rooms for the J.O. National Championships in downtown Des Moines, IA. The hotel is .07 miles to the Convention Center and they provide a shuttle. For reservations, all coaches and athlete families will be given a booking link at Regionals in Tampa Bay, POST QUALIFICATION. The reservation will be through the National Travel Systems. NTS’s website is: www.ntssportstravel.com and their phone number is 1-888-603-8747. The rate is $114.98, plus tax per night. The block release date is going to be  April 20th, 2015  so please be prepared to book on site at Regionals. If people have already booked hotel accommodations at another hotel in the Des Moines area please cancel them. The Region is really making an attempt to foster National Team camaraderie.
 

Brad Harris - Region 8 JO Chairman
 


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Region 8 Committee Minutes

Posted: 01.21.2015

Minutes from the December Region 8 Committee Meeting are available.


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Guidelines for Regional Entries

Posted: 01.21.2015

Please review the guidelines below for Regional Entries.

Level 7, 8, 9 &10 Regionals

Xcel Regionals for AL, GA, LA, MS NC, SC and TN

Xcel Regionals for FL


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Registration for Region 8 Congress is now open!

Posted: 12.19.2014

Registration for Region 8 Congress is now open.  Go HERE for more information and registration forms.


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Xcel FAQ

Posted: 12.16.2014

The latest Xcel FAQ has been posted on the USA Gymnastics website.

This has some valuable clarifications that coaches and judges should have.

 

 


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Petition Forms

Posted: 12.12.2014

Xcel, Level 9 & 10 athletes who are unable to compete at State Championship due to injury may petition to compete at Regionals.

Level 9 & 10 Petition form

Xcel Petition form

No petition is allowed for Level 7 or 8 athletes since these athletes qualify by placement. All Level 7 & 8 athletes must compete at State Championships in order to qualify to Level 7 Regionals and Level 8 Regionals.


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Judges' Mileage Reimbursement For 2015

Posted: 12.12.2014

Attention Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Judges and Meet Directors:
Effective January 1, 2015, the rate for mileage reimbursement for judges is $.57 per mile to reflect the recent increase in the IRS standard mileage rate for 2015.


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