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2021 Elite Qualifier & Senior Level 9 Classic
May 13-16, 2021 - Birmingham, Ala.
Elite Qualifier Results Level 9 Classic Results

Schedule & Rotations

Deadline Summary
  • April 23, 2021 – Online Registration Deadline & music upload (on USA Gymnastics website)
  • April 28, 2021 – Hotel Reservation Deadline

COVID-19 Protocol
All coaches, parents, athletes are asked to carefully review the below protocol prior to a decision to attend the event. Registration for and attendance at this event signifies that you agree to follow all COVID-19 protocol.
  • Full COVID-19 Protocol
  • Participant Letter
  • Highlights of COVID-19 Protocol
    • All attendees (including athletes*, coaches, parents, staff, and others) will be required to wear a 3-ply cloth mask or surgical mask.
    • Athletes are required to wear face coverings at all times except during performance of gymnastics routines or warm-up. This means athletes must wear an approved face covering during stretching and ballet, but are not required to wear it while warming up routines or competing.
    • All participants and attendees must maintain 6 feet of physical distancing from anyone not in their cohort, at all times. Cohorts are defined as those living in the same household, or athletes, coaches, and/or officials who train and work in the same gym on a regular basis.

The Birmingham CrossPlex
2337 Bessemer Rd
Birmingham, AL 35208

Provisional Schedule
  • May 13 – Competition Level 10 Junior & FIG Groups
  • May 14 – Competition Level 10 Junior & FIG Groups
  • May 15 – Competition Level 9/10 Senior
  • May 16 – Competition Level 9/10 Senior
*There is no training available prior to this event.

Open to all Level 9/10 Senior athletes, all Level 10 Junior athletes (including the 40 new level 10 juniors qualified from the Jr. Level 9 Classic), and all FIG Groups.

Award Groups
Elite Qualifier
  • 2008/2009 – Top 10 Awarded
  • 2007 – Top 10 Awarded
  • 2006 – Top 10 Awarded
  • 2005 – Top 10 Awarded
  • 2004 – Top 10 Awarded
  • 2003 and older – Top 10 awarded
  • Junior Groups – Top 3 awarded
  • Senior Groups – Top 3 awarded
  • Note: Non-citizens/foreign athletes who place in the top 6 will receive a duplicate award
Sr. Level 9 Classic
  • 2005 – 50% up to 12 places awarded
  • 2006 – 50% up to 12 places awarded
  • 2003 and older – 50% up to 12 places awarded
  • Top 3 Regional Teams awarded (Regional Teams comprised of the gymnasts with the top 3 all around scores in each region)

Qualification Opportunities
  • Top 25 Seniors qualify to the Elite portion of the USA Gymnastics Championships
  • Next 10 Seniors qualify to the Level 10 portion of the USA Gymnastics Championships
  • Top 25 Juniors qualify to the Elite portion of the USA Gymnastics Championships
  • Next 25 Juniors Qualify to the Level 10 portion of the USA Gymnastics Championships
  • Top 30 Level 9 Seniors from the Sr. Level 9 Classic qualify to the Level 9 portion of the USA Gymnastics Championships
  • *All FIG Groups who participated in the Rhythmic Challenge Qualify to the USA Gymnastics Championships.

Registration Deadline: April 23, 2021

$175 per gymnast, $200 per group

Register athletes and pay registration fees through the Meet Reservation System on the USA Gymnastics website

Music/D Forms
Electronic music files will be used for this competition. Upload deadline: April 23, 2021 to the USA Gymnastics website.

Difficulty forms will NOT be used for this competition

Accommodation – Host Hotel
Hilton Birmingham at UAB
808 20th St S
Birmingham, AL 35205

Click here to book rooms

Official Airport: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)

If a program event or camp is cancelled by USA Gymnastics, participants will receive a 100% refund on entry fees paid if the event is cancelled more than 60 days from the start of the event. If the event is cancelled by USA Gymnastics 60 days or less from the event, the participants will receive a 50% refund on the entry fees paid. If an athlete withdrawals from the event due to an injury or any other reason more than 60 days from the event, she/he may receive a 100% refund on her/his entry fee. If the athlete withdrawals within 60 days of the event, no refund will be given.

Rhythmic Program Director, Caroline Hunt -
Rhythmic Program Coordinator, Jayme Vincent –