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Region 8 JO Committee Chairman Election

Posted: 04.17.2017

The election for Region 8 JO Committee Chairman election ended Saturday.  Brad Harris was reelected as Region 8's JO Committee Chairman.  Thanks to Brad for his willingness to serve!


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When do Optional JO and Xcel Rules Change?

Posted: 04.13.2017

Confused about when JO and Xcel Optional rules change?  Read this!


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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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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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2018 Regional Championships Bids Awarded

Posted: 01.10.2017

The following bids were awarded by the Region 8 Committee for 2018 Regional Championships.
April 12-15, 2018             Level 9 & 10 Regional Championships
                                        Bradenton Area Convention Center
                                        1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto, FL 34221
April 20-22, 2018             Level 6/7/8 Regional Championships
                                        The Classic Center
                                        300 N Thomas Street, Athens, GA 30601
April 26-29, 2018             Xcel Regional Championships
                                        The Ocean Center
                                        101 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118


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Mileage Reimbursement for Judges

Posted: 01.10.2017

Attention Women's Artistic Gymnastics Judges and Meet Directors:
 

Effective January 1, 2017, the rate for mileage reimbursement for judges is $.53 per mile to reflect the recent decrease in the IRS standard mileage rate for 2017.


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Region 8 NAWGJ Symposium 2017

Posted: 01.10.2017

The Region 8 NAWGJ Symposium 2017 will be held in conjunction with the Region 8 USA Gymnastics Level 8/9/10 Training Camp October 6-8, 2017 at Gymnastics Academy of Atlanta in Kennesaw, GA.


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New Online Courses for Coaches and Judges

Posted: 02.02.2016

Women’s Artistic Coaches and Judges! Take a look at the NEW course J412- Optional Beam Connections: To Give or Not Give covering how to identify connected elements.


Visit the Complete Course Catalog on the Education page for details on the course!
 


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Region 8 Congress is FULL

Posted: 06.12.2013

Region 8 Congress is full and registration is closed.  There will be NO onsite registration.


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2012 Region 8 Congress

Posted: 12.05.2011

Region 8 Congress will be held in Nashville, TN August 10-12, 2012.  View entire article for details.

 

2012 Region 8 Congress
General Information
 
date/site:          
Region 8               August 10 – 12, 2012       Nashville, TN             Sheraton Music City Hotel
 
PURPOSE OF REGIONAL CONGRESSES:
The purpose of regional congress is to provide education to the teachers, coaches, judges and gymnastics business owners of the region. Education and training enable everyone to effectively and professionally serve in the development of the young gymnasts across the country.
 
REGION 8 EDUCATION:
Over 75 Sessions covering the following areas:
 
Coaches Education – Sessions covering popular topics for the developmental through elite gymnastics coach. Learn from leaders in the gymnastics community.
 
Recreational Education – A recreational track covering programs for tots through teens; be the best instructor in your gym!
 
Business Education – Sessions covering marketing, managing your business, staff retention and more.
 
Judges Education – Sessions covering compulsory, optional and elite judging criteria and technique.
 
Registration will begin on December 16th.
Online Registration will be available for members and printable forms will be available for all others here.
COST
Early Bird
(Ends June 17th)
Regular Price
 (Ends August 2nd)
On-site Registration
Full Dinner
Banquet
Professional, Jr. Pro & Instructor Members
$145.00
$175.00
$200.00
$25.00
Other Member Types and Non – Members
$175.00
$205.00
$230.00
$25.00
Member Clubs*
1st – $145.00
2nd - $135.00
3rd - $125.00
4th - $115.00
5th - $105.00
6th or more - $100.00
1st – $175.00
2nd - $165.00
3rd - $155.00
4th - $145.00
5th - $135.00
6th or more - $125.00
N/A
$25.00/ea
One Day Price
Friday - $75.00
Saturday - $75.00
Sunday - $50.00
Friday - $100.00
Saturday - $100.00
Sunday - $75.00
Friday - $125.00
Saturday - $125.00
Sunday - $100.00
 
 
HOUSING
A block of rooms has been reserved. Call by July 19, 2012            Sheraton Music City Hotel
National Travel Systems Sports Travel Team                               777 McGavock Pike
Toll Free: 1-888-603-8747; Main Line: 806-794-3135                      Nashville, TN 37214
Single/Double Rate of $110.00 + tax
Any reservations after the cut-off date will be based strictly on availability.
 
 
 
Please check the USA Gymnastics website – www.usa-gymnastics.org for a detailed daily schedule/speakers – coming soon.
 
HERE IT IS THE OBLIGATORY FINE PRINT: 
*Offer above is only available to Pro, Jr. Pro & Instructor Members affiliated with a Member Club.
There is a $30.00 cancellation fee up until August 2nd; no refunds after August 2nd.
Cancellation request must be received in writing to callen@usagym.org  
Substitution of participants will be allowed until August 2nd if submitted in writing to callen@usagym.org.
Onsite substitutions will be charged a $30 transfer fee.
Minimum age for Congress attendees is 16.

 


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