2019 Open Championships & Invitational
June 13-16, 2019 – Indianapolis, Ind.
Results Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Level 7
Level 8
Beginner Group
Xcel A
Xcel B
Xcel C
Xcel D
Xcel Groups
HUGS Silver
HUGS Gold
HUGS Platinum
HUGS Groups
Rotations Click here for detailed rotations
Schedule Click here for a detailed event schedule (updated 6/11/19)
Deadlines
  • April 5, 2019 (or when full) – Open Championships Online Registration
  • April 28, 2019 (or when full) – Open Invitational Online Registration
  • May 17, 2019 (or when full) – Hotel Reservation Deadline
Venue The Gymnastics Company
5646 Mutual Lane
Indianapolis, IN 46239
Music/D Forms Electronic music files will be used for this competition. Upload deadline: June 1, 2019. All music will be downloaded and sorted into rotation order on that date. Please be sure to check the music files after they are uploaded via the online playback button and bring back-up files to the event as a back-up (on a phone or CD). A $25 late fee per gymnast will apply for any music submitted or changed after June 1st.

Instructions:
  • Have any club administrator from your club log on to the USA Gymnastics website
  • Navigate to the profile page for your gymnast
    • In the sidebar, click “Club Administration”> “Athlete Roster”> then search for the athlete
  • Scroll down on the athlete’s profile page to the section that says “Routine Music”
  • Then click the “upload” button next to each event the athlete will be competing to add the music
Difficulty/Score Forms
Difficulty/Score forms will be used for Xcel and level 7/8.

Level 7/8 - Please upload them using the same process outlined above by June 1st, 2019. A $25 late fee per gymnast will apply for any D forms submitted or changed after May 13th.

Xcel and HUGS – It is requested that coaches email score forms to jvinent@usagym.org by June 7th. If not sent by email before that date, score sheets are due at the admission table no later than 2 hours before the start of the competitive session.
Eligibility / Participants Open Championships
Level 4/5 – Open to all gymnasts who have participated in their Regional Championship. Note: Per the Rules & Policies, petitions are considered only in the case of illness or injury with a doctor’s note.

Xcel and HUGS – Open to all participants

Open Invitational
Level 6-8 & Beginner Groups – Open to all level 6-8 athletes and beginner groups as an invitational in preparation for the Junior Olympic Championships or as a fun end-of-year event.

Note: A limited number of athletes will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional participants may be placed on a wait list.
Competition Format Level 4 – Three events (All Around) will be competed in one day

Level 5 – Four events (All Around) will be competed in one day

Level 6-8 – TBD based on registration numbers

Beginner Groups – 2 events competed in one da

Xcel – All events will be competed in one day

HUGS – All events will be competed in one day

Team awards will be given as follows for Open Championships:
  • Top Level 4 Teams – 1st-3rd Place
    • Calculated by the top 3 level 4 AA scores from each participating club.
  • Top Level 5 Teams – 1st-3rd Place
    • Calculated by the top 3 level 5 AA scores from each participating club.
  • Overall Team Champions – 1st-3rd Place
    • Calculated by the addition of the two scores above.
Gymnast March-ins:
Once per day, there will be an athlete march-in open to all clubs. Each Club is encouraged to create a march-in sign with their team name. There will be a contest for the most creative sign each day!
Registration and Entry Fee Junior Olympic Levels 4-8 & Beginner Groups
Registration will be conducted using the Meet Reservation system on the USA Gymnastics website. For instructions, click here.

Registration Deadline: April 5, 2019 (or when full)

Reminder: ALL Coaches must register. Unregistered coaches will not be allowed in the credential area!

Entry fees
  • Level 4-8 - $150 per gymnast
  • Beginner Group - $200 per group
  • Coaches - $25 each
Xcel & HUGS
Click here for the Xcel & HUGS registration form. Return this registration form to jvincent@usagym.org by April 5, 2019.

Reminder: ALL Coaches must register. Unregistered coaches will not be allowed in the credential area!

Entry Fees
  • Xcel - $20 per individual routine; $15 per athlete in each group routine
  • HUGS - $15 per individual routine; $10 per athlete in each group routine
  • Coaches $25 each (not charged, if already registered with L4&5 athletes)
Hotels Click Here to Reserve Hotel Rooms

Holiday Inn Express Indianapolis – Southeast
Rate: $169.00 + tax (2 king beds)

Holiday Inn Express Indianapolis South
Rate: $119.00 + tax (2 Double bed)

Marriott Indianapolis East
Rate: $154.00 + tax (2 Double Beds)

Delta Hotels by Marriott Indianapolis East
Rate: $154.00 + tax (2 Double Beds)
Transportation Airport: Indianapolis, IN (IND)
Spectator Information Admission Fees:
  • Adults 18 and over - $10
  • Children 5-17 - $5
  • Children 4 & under – Free
Note: Concessions will be available on site for spectators
Vendors We are excited to welcome John Cheng and his crew from Team Photo to provide photography and videography at the event!

Apparel and other merchandise will also be available for purchase on site.
Indianapolis Activities Make it a vacation! Indianapolis has many fun activities for families, including the world’s largest children’s museum, a zoo, the Rhythm! Discovery Center, Newfields (formerly Indianapolis Museum of Art), outdoor activities, and much more. Click here for a list of family fun suggestions.
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.
Contact Rhythmic Program Director, Caroline Hunt - chunt@usagym.org
Rhythmic Program Coordinator, Jayme Vincent – jvincent@usagym.org