2020 Rhythmic Elite Qualifier
May 16-17, 2020 – Chicago, Ill.
Deadline Summary
  • April 20, 2020 – Elite Qualifier Registration Deadline
    • Including online registration and music upload
  • April 29, 2020 – Hotel Reservation Deadline



Venue
Trinity Christian College – DeVos Gymnasium
6601 W College Dr.
Palos Heights, IL 60463



Dates
May 16-17, 2020



Eligibility
The following athletes are eligible for the Elite Qualifier:
  • All Level 10/Elite gymnasts
  • Top 40 Junior Level 9s from the Level 9 Classic
  • Top 25 Senior Level 9s from the Level 9 Classic
  • All FIG Groups



Schedule
Saturday, May 16
  • Competition (2 events for individual; 1 event for group)
Sunday, May 17
  • Competition (2 events for individual; 1 event for group)
(There will be no training in conjunction with this event)



Registration and Entry Fee
Registration Deadline: April 20, 2020

$175 per gymnast $200 per group

Registration will be conducted using the Meet Reservation system on the USA Gymnastics website. For instructions, click here.



Host Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Crestwood
13330 South Cicero Avenue
Crestwood, IL

Rate: $129 + tax
Includes Hot Breakfast Buffet, Wireless Interest and Free Parking.
Located 2 miles from Trinity Christian College, the hotel is surrounded by a large variety of restaurants, shopping and attractions located in a residential neighborhood.

Click here to book rooms.

Reservation deadline is April 29th, 2020



Travel
Nearest Airport: Midway International Airport (MDW) – 10 miles
Alternate Airport: O’Hare International Airport (ORD) – 29 miles



Coach Membership and Attire
Coaches and athletes must hold a current membership/safety/background check/U100 certification with USA Gymnastics to participate in the 2020 Rhythmic Elite Qualifier.

All coaches must be in club or athletic apparel with athletic shoes to be on the competition floor.



Music/Difficulty Forms
Electronic music files will be used for this competition. Upload deadline: April 20, 2020. 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 just in case (on a phone or CD).

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 forms will NOT be used for this 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 for registration fees 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.