Technical Minutes

Posted: 10.31.2016

Approved minutes fro October Technical Committee meeting are HERE.


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In Good Standing

Posted: 10.31.2016

In order for coaches to receive apparel at no cost for Easterns and JO Nationals the club must be in "Good Standing".

"In Good Standing" is defined as:

1. Host a Camp within the last 2 years  OR

2. Send volunteer coaches to a Camp to actively work with gymnasts within the last 2 years  OR

3. Send athletes to a Camp within the last 2 years  OR

4. Make 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 apparel and wear 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.
 
To check to see if your gym is In Good Standing with Region 8 USA Gymnastics click HERE.

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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Updates

Posted: 10.31.2016

The latest R&P update was 10/26/16.  Do you have the latest Rules and Policies on your computer, tablet or printed?  R&P

 
The latest Compulsory update is on vault 10/2016.


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Thank You Training Camp Volunteers

Posted: 10.31.2016

A big thank you to all the great coaches and judges who helped at the 2016 Training Camps. Region 8 appreciates your commitment to helping our fabulous athletes become even better.
 
If you have not volunteered to help a Training Camp please consider volunteering in 2017. You will have a great time! The more volunteers we have the more flexibility we have with assignments.

Training Camp Volunteers


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Bids Needed

Posted: 10.31.2016

If you are interested in hosting a Regional Competition or Training Camp for Region 8 please review Meet Host Packet .  Email Deb Kornegay if you have questions.  Meet Host Packet takes a bit of time to download.

Bids are due 11/30/16.

Bids Needed

Level 6, 7 & 8 Training Camp          7/21-23/17
National Team Training Camp         9/8-10/17 or 9/15-17/17
Level 8, 9 & 10 Training Camp       10/6-8/17
Level 9 & 10 Regionals                   4/13-15/18
Level 6, 7 & 8 Regionals                 4/20-22/18
Xcel Regionals                                4/26-29/18


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Nominations for Region 8 Junior Olympic, Technical and Xcel Committee Chairman

Posted: 10.31.2016

2017 will be an election year for Junior Olympic, Technical and Xcel Committee Chairman. Nominations will be asked for January through March with election in April.


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New ONLINE JUDGES' COURSE NOW AVAILABLE!

Posted: 10.09.2016

New ONLINE JUDGES' COURSE NOW AVAILABLE!
Link

J416: Level 9 Composition is an online video course. The goal of this course is to train judges and coaches to identify compositional requirements for Level 9 Uneven Bars, Balance Beam and Floor Exercise and to apply deductions correctly. Starting with a review of the compositional considerations, the course then presents theoretical routines (in symbols) to review the appropriate deductions, and then 6-8 routine videos are followed by symbols and deductions.

Once the course is complete, Judges are able to print a one-time/one-hour of CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credit.


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Level and Division Determination and Mobility from JO to Xcel

Posted: 09.25.2016

Here is a document clarifying Level/Divisions as applied to mobility from JO to Xcel.


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Tampa Bay Turners is Hiring in Sunny Florida!

Posted: 09.13.2016

Tampa Bay Turners in St. Petersburg, Florida is looking for an experienced female Optional team Coach. We are offering  excellent pay and benefits to the right candidate. Interested parties should email their resume to Brad Harris . This is a great opportunity for a positive, motivated and hard working individual to join a great team! We look forward to hearing from you.


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Rules and Regulations for Region 8

Posted: 08.25.2016

Rules and Regulations for Region 8, compilation of passed motions from Region 8 Committee meetings, are available here.

 


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