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
Web sties for JO Nationals and Easterns are available
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.
Nomination for the Women's Regional Administrative Committee Chair Position
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:firstname.lastname@example.org
CRITERIA FOR NOMINATION
SECTION H - REGIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
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
Region 8 Hotel for JO Nationals
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
Region 8 Committee Minutes
Minutes from the December Region 8 Committee Meeting are available.
Guidelines for Regional Entries
Please review the guidelines below for Regional Entries.
Registration for Region 8 Congress is now open!
Registration for Region 8 Congress is now open. Go HERE for more information and registration forms.
The latest Xcel FAQ has been posted on the USA Gymnastics website.
This has some valuable clarifications that coaches and judges should have.
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.
Judges' Mileage Reimbursement For 2015
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.