Requests for element evaluation must be submitted to the National Office postmarked by April 1st for use of the element at competitions in the US and at J.O. National Championships. Elements submitted after the deadline will not be evaluated until the following season. All submitted elements will be published in a USA Supplement by May 15th. Each element must be submitted on the proper Request for Element Evaluation form. Refer to element evaluation guidelines included in the the Specifications for Acrobatic Gymnastics Section 6.9.