2018 Elite Challenge
May 18-20, 2018 - Colorado Springs, Colo.

VENUE: U.S. Olympic Training Center
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

HOST: USA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling

CONTACT: For questions contact:
Jacqui Godfrey, T&T Program Director - jgodfrey@usagym.org
Natalie Joachim, T&T Program Manager - njoachim@usagym.org

ELIGIBLE COMPETITORS: Current USA Gymnastics T&T Level 10 and Elite Athletes

ENTRY FEES AND REFUNDS: Divisions: Level 10, Youth, Junior, Open, Senior
$150 per athlete (one event or all). No fee for coaches.
Entry fees must be paid with a credit card on USA Gymnastics registration system.
Full refund request deadline is April 13, 2018. Any refund requests after April 13th will be subject to approval by the Program Director and must have complete refund documentation provided. Refund form.

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS: Deadline: March 16, 2018
Submit online registration and payment no later than March 16th. Click here for registration instructions.

LATE ENTRY: Late entries are subject to approval by the Program Director and the entry fee will be doubled. New athlete added to meet: $300.00
Previously registered athlete adding additional discipline: $150.00

INCOMPLETE OR INCORRECT ENTRIES: Changes to entries between March 16th and April 27th: $25 per correction. Changes to entries after April 27th: $50 per correction.
Click here to submit changes and scratches.
All changes and scratches after May 11th must be made on site.

Change fees will apply to athletes changing due to mobilization. To avoid this, please register your athlete at the higher level if they plan to attend a mobility meet prior to Elite Challenge. We appreciate your cooperation with this, as mobilization changes have caused significant scheduling issues at past meets.

JUDGES: Judges request for assignment due March 16th. Judges Request for Assignment

RULES: Rules from the current FIG Elite Code of Points with the USA Gymnastics T&T Special Requirements and JO Code of Points will be used.

Time of Flight will be used for all divisions at the 2018 Elite Challenge.
All age groups are based on the age of the competitor on December 31, 2018.
Competition format is cumulative.

COACHES & OFFICIALS Coaches, judges and officials who are professional members will be issued credentials. (No pending pro memberships – all aspects of the pro membership must be complete.)

Only 2 coaches per team will be issued credentials. Requests for additional coaches’ credentials must be approved by the Program Director. Teams with more than ten athletes need not apply.

AWARDS: Awards will be given to the top three competitors in each division.

VIDEO REVIEW: Video review will not be provided for Tumbling or Double Mini at the 2018 Elite Challenge. If coaches wish to video their athlete’s routine, they must do it from the designated spot set by the Meet Director.

TRAMPOLINE SPOTTERS: Current USA Gymnastics professional members or age and physical size appropriate current athlete members. One spotter is required at each corner, if a throw mat is not utilized. If a throw mat is utilized, one additional spotter must be on the same side that the mat is used.

  • Eurotramp Ultimate Trampolines
  • Eurotramp Ultimate Double Mini Trampoline
  • Rod Tumbling Floor – Acrosport

COMPETITION CARDS: Competition cards will be due at the end of each team’s scheduled training session on Thursday. Competition cards will be considered late if received later than the assigned training session end time.

TRAINING GROUPS: Training groups will be available after registration deadline.

HOTELS: For hotel reservations, please contact National Travel Systems at 888.603.8747 or visit their web site at www.ntssportstravel.com.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: *Subject to change

Thursday, May 17
7:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. - Competition Office Open
9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. - Assigned Training
Friday, May 18
8:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. - Competition Office Open
9:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. - Competition
Saturday, May 19
8:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. - Competition Office Open
9:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. - Competition
Sunday, May 20
8:00 a.m.-TBD - Competition Office Open
9:00 a.m.-TBD - Competition