2012 USA Gymnastics Open Championships
and J.O. Optional Championships & Invitational

Dates & Site: June 6-12, 2012
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
HP Pavilion, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
About the Event: USA Gymnastics is hosting the second annual nationwide championships for Rhythmic gymnastics Levels 4-6 (Open Championships) and the Junior Olympic Optional Championships and Invitational for Levels 7-10 and Junior Olympic Groups. We have partnered with ESPN Wide World of Sports to combine an outstanding competition opportunity in a family-friendly atmosphere

These competitions feature both individual, Regional Team champions (7-9), and Junior Olympic Group champions

Fact Sheets/ Directives: Please submit 1 copy of your athletes D1/D2 to the Registration Office at the host hotel. D1/D2 forms will ONLY be accepted during the Registration Office hours.
Registration: Entry Forms
Waivers: Please submit coach and athlete Disney Waiver to the Registration office at the host hotel. A credential WILL NOT be given without this documentation, absolutely no exceptions.
Rotations: JO Optional rotations (Level 7-9/10) were computer generated to ensure the highest level of fairness. JO Optional rotations will NOT be altered in ANY way (unless to remove a non-competing athlete).

J.O. Optional Rotations:

Open Championships Rotations:
Schedules: Click here for a full J.O. Optionals schedule
Click here for a full Open Championships schedule
We recommend the Open Championships participants arrive a day or two early to see the best Level 10s in the country and to take full advantage of the Walt Disney World Resort Vacation package options. A finalized meet schedule will be available in April, 2012.

Equipment: AAI
Awards and Club Team Competition: Open Championships:
Individual awards will be given for each age group in each level.

JO Optional Championships and Invitational:
Individual awards will be given by level for Individuals and Junior Olympic Groups.
Regional team awards will be given by level (7-9).

Entry Fees: $130.00/gymnast
Deadlines: Entry deadline is May 21, 2012.
Late entries WILL NOT be accepted, absolutely NO exceptions.
Refunds will ONLY be granted due to athlete injury. In this case, official documentation from a physician is required.
Awards Structure:
  1. Participation gift (event t-shirt): All participants
  2. Awards ceremonies: The final award ceremony each day per level will include a special Disney guest for awards presentation and for photos with all competitors from that level (under the condition that athletes and parents respect the process established by USA Gymnastics for these sessions)
  3. Awards: Event medals by event; trophies for the All-Around
  4. Age Divisions: The top 12 in each age division per the Rules and Policies
  5. In the event that the number of participants in an age group is 30 gymnasts or more, the age group will be divided into sub-groups based on age and each subgroup awarded.
  6. No Team Awards given
Future Stars: Future Stars testing will be at 3-5 p.m. in the HP Pavilion Auxiliary Gymnasium on June 9th .
Accommodations: A variety of accommodation and vacation packages are available through National Travel Systems (www.ntssportstrvel.com).

Click here for hotel prices and information on Walt Disney World Resort ticket packages.