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2022 Elite Qualifier
May 21-22, 2022 - Grand Rapids, Mich.
Deadline Summary
  • May 4, 2022 – Online Registration Deadline & music upload (on USA Gymnastics website)
  • May 4, 2022 – Hotel Reservation Deadline


Venue
DeVoss Place
303 Monroe Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 45903

The event will take place in Exhibit Hall B, which has an unobstructed ceiling height of 56 to 72 feet.



Schedule/Rotations
Click here for the competition schedule.
Click here for the rotations.



Live Results
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Eligibility
Open to all Level 10/Elite RGI athletes and all FIG Groups*.

Additionally, the top 20 Junior/Hope Level 9s and top 12 Senior Level 9s who are United States citizens advance from both the Rhythmic Western Level 9 Classic and Rhythmic Eastern Level 9 Classic.
  • Note: if any non-citizens place in the top 20 Junior/Hopes or top 12 Seniors at the Level 9 Classic events, they may request participation (see below) for the purpose of qualifying to Level 10 but will not be eligible to qualify for Elite competition at the USA Gymnastics Championships.
*Because the Elite Qualifier is a qualification event for the USA Gymnastics Championships, non-citizens and foreign athletes must request permission for participation from the Rhythmic Program Director. Participation must be approved in writing by the Rhythmic Program Director, prior to the close of the meet's entry deadline. Non-citizens, or groups with non-citizens will not be eligible to qualify for Elite competition at the USA Gymnastics Championships.



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 (These athletes become Level 10, if they were not already)
  • 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 (These athletes become level 10, if they were not already)
  • *All FIG Groups who participated in the Rhythmic Challenge and Elite Qualifier, qualify to the USA Gymnastics Championships.
    • Note: The number of groups eligible for the Elite Group Competition will be determined by USA Gymnastics. Only groups who have competed at the Rhythmic Challenge and Elite Qualifier with all athletes being USA Citizens may be considered for participation in the Elite portion of the USA Gymnastics Championships.


Award Structure
Hopes (2010-2011): Top 5

Top 10 per JR age group:
2007
2008
2009

Top 10 per SR age group:
2006
2005
2004+

FIG JR Groups: top 8
FIG SR Group: 1 team competing and awarded

Per the Rules and Policies: Non-citizen athletes will be awarded duplicate awards if they place within the top 6 places of any of the age groups awarded



Registration
Registration Deadline: May 4, 2022

$175 per gymnast, $200 per group

Step 1: Register athletes and pay registration fees through the Meet Reservation System on the USA Gymnastics website.
Step 2: Register athletes and upload music to the KSIS website.



Accommodation – Host Hotel
Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton
187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

This hotel is connected to the DeVoss Place venue.

Click here to book rooms.

Hotel Booking deadline – May 4, 2022



Transportation
Official Airport: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)



Refunds
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 entry fee. If the athlete withdrawals within 60 days of the event, no refund will be given.



Contact
Rhythmic Program Director, Caroline Hunt - chunt@usagym.org