2020 USA Gymnastics Special Olympics Championships - 10th Anniversary
May 2, 2020
Marietta, Ga.
WHEN: May 2, 2020
WHERE: Cobb County Gymnastics Center - 542 Fairground St. SE, Marietta, Georgia 30060
WHAT: An open gymnastics competition for athletes with disabilities and unified partners.
HOSTS: Chattooga Gymnastics, Special Olympics Georgia, and Cobb County Special Olympics Gymnastics Team
EVENTS: Rhythmic Gymnastics (Individual, Group, Unified)
Artistic Gymnastics (Men, Women, Unified)
Team Gym
Tumbling & Trampoline
COMPETITION DIRECTOR: Cindy Bickman - cbickman@earthlink.net
SANCTIONED BY: USA Gymnastics and Special Olympics North America
REQUIREMENTS:
  • All HUGS TeamGym, HUGS T&T, HUGS Artistic, and HUGS Rhythmic competitors must have a current USA Gymnastics introductory or full athlete membership.
  • Coaches with athletes competing in HUGS events must have a USA Gymnastics Professional Membership.
  • Special Olympics competitors must have a current medical and release on file with their Program office (local/state/provincial/national). Unified partners are required to have the same membership/documentation, as their special needs partner.
  • Coaches for Special Olympics disciplines must submit a signed confirmation letter from the program office with each entry.
COMPETITION EVENT FORMAT:
  • RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS – Athletes have 2 choices for competition: Special Olympics & USA Gymnastics HUGS. . Rules for competition & awards will follow either Special Olympics or HUGS guidelines. Coaches should enter athletes on the appropriate Entry Form for either SO or HUGS. Separate sessions will be run for each. Unified is offered for all levels.
  • MEN’S & WOMEN’S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS – Athletes have 2 choices for competition: Special Olympics & USA Gymnastics HUGS. Rules for competition & awards will follow either Special Olympics or HUGS guidelines. Coaches should enter athletes on the appropriate Entry Form for either SO or HUGS. Separate sessions will be run for each. Unified is offered for all levels.
  • HUGS T&T and HUGS TEAM GYM – Follow USA Gymnastics rules for competition and awards.
  • GALA – At the end of the competition on Saturday May 2th, all teams are invited to perform an exhibition routine in the Gala (3 minute maximum).
ENTRIES: Entry forms are available by clicking here
  • Athletes may enter two of the four disciplines (Rhythmic, Artistic, Team Gym, T&T)
  • Entry fee: $65 for one discipline, $95 for two disciplines
  • Entry deadline: March 22, 2020
NON-US CITIZEN COMPETITORS AND COACHES – Please complete the Foreign Athletes, Coaches and Judges form and return with your meet entry form. All fees will be waived.
T-SHIRTS: To commemorate the 10th anniversary, all competitors & coaches will receive a free t-shirt. Additional t-shirts may be pre-purchased for $25. Please send in the order form with entries. Checks payable to Chattooga.
BANQUET: National Travel Systems can assist booking the host hotel at a discounted group rate.
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Wyndham Garden Marietta
455 Franklin Road
Marietta, GA 30067
HOST HOTEL: National Travel Systems can assist booking the host hotel at a discounted group rate.
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Wyndham Garden Marietta
455 Franklin Road
Marietta, GA 30067
TRANSPORTATION: You will need to rent a car or organize you own travel arrangements if you are flying into the Atlanta airport.

For more information contact Cindy Bickman at cbickman@earthlink.net