2010 U.S. Elite Challenge

DATE: June 25-27, 2010
START LIST: Click here for the start list
VENUE: Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th St
Virginia Beach, VA
HOST: USA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling
CONTACT: For questions concerning the U.S. Elite Challenge, contact:
Kathy Tyler
Ph. - 806-637-8670
E-Mail - ktyler@usagym.org
FUNDS: Entry fees may be paid with a credit card or by check or money order. No cash, please.
PAYABLE TO: USA Gymnastics
PURPOSE: The U.S. Elite Challenge:
  1. gives Elite athletes an opportunity to compete in a national event.
  2. is the second of two required qualifying competitions to Visa Championships for Jr. & Sr. Elites.
  3. provides an opportunity for Jr./Sr. Elite athletes to earn points toward the Jr. or Sr. National Team.
  4. is the first of two qualifying events to the World Championships and World Age-Group Competition.
HOTELS: For hotel reservations, please contact National Travel Systems at 888.603.8747 or visit their web site at www.ntssportstravel.com.
ENTRY FEES: All Levels
First event -- $125.00
Each additional event -- $20.00
ENTRY DEADLINE: Deadline for entries is June 1 (Must be in the USAG National Office on or before June 1.)
Late entries are subject to approval by the Senior Program Director and will be doubled.
ENTRIES: Online entry system
INCOMPLETE OR INCORRECT ENTRIES: Corrections to entries after the June 1 entry deadline will cost $25 per correction. Please use the Corrections to Entries form. Corrections made before June 21 may be faxed to the Program Office at 806-637-9046. Any corrections after June 21 must be submitted in the Competition Office at the Convention Center.
RULES: Rules from the current FIG Code of Points, plus USAG T&T exceptions will be used.

For individual and synchronized trampoline, the Elite Program Committee has voted to begin using the new FIG rule regarding time of flight at the U.S. Elite Challenge. Click here to view the 2010 FIG rules.

ELIGIBLE COMPETITORS: Currently-registered USAG T&T athletes who are Jr./Sr. Elite. In order to compete at the Jr. or Sr. Elite level, an athlete must meet mobility requirements and receive approval from the Elite Program Committee Chair.
COACHES & OFFICIALS Coaches, judges and officials who are currently-registered Professional Members will be issued credentials. Pending Pro members are not considered currently registered.
  • Coaches must be Level 1 or above and must register on the official Entry Form. Only 2 coaches per team will be issued credentials. No charge for coach's registration.
  • Judges must have a rating as designated by the Technical Committee. See Judge's Request for Assignment.
AWARDS: All Levels: 1st 3rd Place Medals
COMPETITION EQUIPMENT: 4 Eurotramp Trampolines with Eurotramp beds and springs
1 Eurotramp Double Mini-Trampoline
1 Ross Athletic Supply Rod Tumbling Track
SCHEDULE: Click here for a detailed schedule

Click here for a tentative schedule
Friday, June 25
8:00 am - Equipment Setup
2:00 pm 8:00 pm - Open Training
Saturday, June 26
9:00 am 6:00 pm - Preliminaries
Sunday, June 27
6:00 pm 8:00 pm - Finals
Awards will be presented following finals.