2019 Rhythmic Challenge & Invitational
February 22-24, 2019 – Indianapolis, Ind.
Schedule Click Here for the 2019 Rhythmic Challenge & Inv. Schedule
Location Shortridge High School
3401 North Meridian St.
Indianapolis IN 46208
Dates February 22-24, 2019
Eligibility Rhythmic National Team Challenge
  • The top 12 Juniors from the National Championships and the top 12 Seniors from the National Championships are eligible to compete in the Rhythmic Challenge.
  • All FIG level groups must attend the Rhythmic Challenge as the first step to advance to Elite Championships.
  • Gymnasts will compete in their valid age-divisions based on the year of the Challenge.
    • If either the Junior or Senior divisions in the year of the Challenge have less than 6 gymnasts, the next gymnast(s) in all-around rank-order from the respective age-division of the Championships will be invited.
  • National Team members will not pay entry fees
  • The Rhythmic Challenge may serve an international selection event per the National Team Training Plan and any official Selection Procedures.
Rhythmic Invitational
  • All Junior Level 10 gymnasts
  • Any gymnast competing as a level 9 for the 2018-2019 season who meets one of the following criteria:
    • Born in 2005, 2006, 2007, or 2008
    • Born in 2004 AND competed at the 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships (any level)
Registration and Entry Fee Registration Dates (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY):
  • December 10-18, 2018 - Priority Registration Dates for all Level 10 Juniors and Level 9 Juniors who competed at the 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships (in any level).
  • December 19-28, 2018 (or until full):
    • Registration open for ALL 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 Level 9s
    • Continued registration for 2004 Level 9 (only those who competed at the 2008 USA Gymnastics Championships)
    • Continued registration for level 10 Juniors
  • December 10-28, 2018 – Registration for non-National Team Challenge Participants
  • NT members will be registered automatically for Challenge by USA Gymnastics at no charge
$160 per individual gymnast*
$200 per group;
$15 per coach*

*Current National Team Members and National Team head coaches do not pay entry fees. All current National Team Members and the head coach from each National Team club will be registered automatically by USA Gymnastics.

Registration will be conducted using the Meet Reservation system on the USA Gymnastics website. For instructions, visit: https://usagym.org/pages/post.html?PostID=18319.

Spectator Admission: $10
Hotel Hilton Garden Inn – Downtown Indianapolis
10 East Market St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

$159/night
  • Book by phone: 317-955-9700 (Group Code: RCI219)
  • Book online
Reservation Deadline: January 31, 2019
Additional Recommended Hotel Hampton Inn – Downtown Indianapolis
105 S Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Home 2 – Downtown Indianapolis
115 N Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Transportation Official Airport: Indianapolis, IN (IND)
Membership and Attire Coaches and athletes must hold a current USA Gymnastics membership with all requirements to participate in the 20179 Rhythmic National Team Challenge and Invitational

All coaches must be in club or athletic apparel with athletic shoes to be on the competition floor.
Difficulty Forms Difficulty forms will NOT be used for this competition.

Score forms will be available for coaches to pick up after the last session of competition on Sunday, February 24th. Score forms may not be picked up before that time for any reason. Score forms will not be mailed following the competition.
Awards Per the Rules & Policies. All National Team Members are REQUIRED to be present for awards.
Inquiries Per the Rules and Policies
Refunds
  • 50% refunds will be provided in the case of injury or severe illness with a doctor’s note. Notification must be provided to jvincent@usagym.org at least 1 week prior to the event.
  • Refunds without a doctor’s note are not possible.