JO iCode update available

Posted: 02.02.2017

The digital version of the Jr. Olympic Code of Points has been updated.

January 2017—Version 2.7
VAULT—Chapter 3
Corrected 4.303 description as RO FF On, Back Tuck 1/1 for both L9 and L10 Vault Charts—the “1/1” was hidden in the cell and was not showing.
 


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Region 8 Congress

Posted: 01.31.2017

Region 8 Congress registration and information is now available.  Please click HERE for registration form and more information.


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Region 8 Committee Minutes

Posted: 01.17.2017

Minutes from the December 2016 Region 8 Committee Meeting are HERE.


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Nominations for RJOCC, RTCC, AND RXCC

Posted: 01.10.2017

Nominations for RJOCC, RTCC, and RXCC are open until March 1, 2017. Please use form below to submit your nomination for the above positions.

Nomination Form


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2017 Regional Championship Competition Information

Posted: 01.10.2017

Level 9 & 10 Regionals                     April 6-8, 2017
Greensboro Coliseum Complex Event Center, Greensboro, NC
Level 10 - Entry fee $125.00. Qualification score 35.00. Petition score 36.00
Level 9 - Entry fee $125.00. Qualification score 35.00. Petition score 36.00.
All Regional entries are due no later than midnight the Monday following the appropriate state meets. Entries are done through Meetmaker
 
Level 6, 7, & 8 Regionals                 April 21-23, 2017
Arthur Outlaw Convention Center, Mobile, AL
Level 6, 7, & 8 - Entry Fee $100. State Team - 8 Athletes . Additional numbers for 6/7/8 Regional qualifiers will be determined and distributed prior to State Championships. No Petitions allowed. since qualification is by percentage.
All Regional entries are due no later than midnight the Monday following the appropriate state meets. Entries are done through Meetmaker
 
Xcel Regionals                     May 11-14, 2017
Myrtle Beach Sports Center, Myrtle Beach, SC
Xcel Entry fee - $100.00
XCEL REGIONAL Qualifying Scores:
Bronze and Silver 36.50    Petition 37.50
Gold and Platinum  36.00  Petition 37.00
Diamond  35.00                 Petition 36.00
XCEL Division Team Members - 6 Athletes .
All Regional entries are due no later than midnight the Monday following the appropriate state meets. Entries are done through Meetmaker


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Dates Regional schedules will be available

Posted: 01.10.2017

Since all states in Region 8 do not have their state championships on the same date schedules for regional championships cannot be released until all state championships are completed. Below is the expected release date for each regional. Please share this information with your athletes' parents.
 
Level 9 & 10 Regionals           March 22, 2017
Level 6, 7, & 8 Regionals        April 5, 2017
Xcel Regionals                        April 26, 2017
 
At level 9 & 10 Regionals in 2017 Level 10s will start the competition on Friday or possibly Thursday afternoon. Level 9s should begin Saturday afternoon.


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Petition Forms

Posted: 01.10.2017

Petition forms for Level 9 & 10 Regionals and Xcel Regionals are available. Please use form link below and not the petition form from the national USA Gymnastics website. Petition Form, Letter from Coach and scores must be received by midnight Monday after your State Championship. There are no petitions to Level 6/7/8 Regionals since athletes qualify by percentage. NOTE: Regional qualification scores for Level 9, 10, and Xcel athletes have been raised for the 2017 season. Petition scores must be 1.00 higher than qualification score.
 
Petition scores are as follows:
 
Bronze or Silver 37.50 or greater          Xcel Petition Form
Gold or Platinum 37.00 or greater
Diamond 36.00 AA or greater
Level 9 36.00 AA or greater                  Level 9 & 10 Petition Form  
Level 10 36.00 AA or greater


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Region 8 Clubs in Good Standing

Posted: 01.10.2017

A club is in "Good Standing" if it has:

1. Hosted a Camp within the last 2 years OR
2. Sent volunteer coaches to a Camp to actively work with gymnasts within the last 2 years OR
3. Sent athletes to a Camp within the last 2 years OR
4. Made a $1,000 donation to the Regional Apparel Fund. (Prior to start of Regional Championships)

Coaches of clubs that are not in "Good Standing" must purchase coaches' apparel and wear this apparel at Easterns and JO Nationals or their state will be fined.

ALL STAR TRIP
In order to qualify for the All Star Trip a gymnast's coach/gym needs to be in good standing with the Region.
Athletes from gyms not in Good Standing are ineligible for the All Star Trip.

List of Clubs in Good Standing is HERE.   If you still need to get your club on the Good Standing list, you can still make a $1,000.00 donation to the Region 8 Apparel Fund.

If you volunteered or had athletes attend a training camp in 2015 or 2016 and you are not on the Good Standing list please contact Deb.
 


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Region 8 Judges Availability for 2018 Regionals and Nationals is now available

Posted: 01.10.2017

Region 8 Judges Availability for 2018 Regionals and Nationals is ready for use.  You must have Adobe Reader for fields to populate throughout forms.  Click HERE for 2018 Judges Availability form.


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2017 Training Camp Bids Assigned

Posted: 01.10.2017

The Region 8 Committee awarded the following bids for the 2017 Training Camps.

July 21-23, 2017              Level 6/7/8 Training Camp        
                                         AIM Gymnastics, Prairieville, LA
September 15-17, 2017   National Team Training Camp
                                         LSU Gymnastics Training Facility, Baton Rouge, LA
October 6-8, 2017            Level 8/9/10 Training Camp
                                         Gymnastics Academy of Atlanta, Kennesaw, GA


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