2020 Elite Challenge
April 2-5, 2020 - Birmingham, Ala.


VENUE
Bill Harris Arena
2337 Bessemer Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35208

HOST
USA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling

CONTACT
For questions contact:
Sydney Carlson, T&T Program Manager - scarlson@usagym.org
or
Jacqui Godfrey, T&T Program Director - jgodfrey@usagym.org


VENUE
TBA

SCHEDULE
Tentative schedule (subject to change):

Synchro: TBD

Thursday, April 2
  • 7:30am-8:00pm - Competition office open
  • 9:00am-8:00pm - Assigned training
Friday, April 3
  • 8:00am-9:30pm - Competition office open
  • 9:00am-9:30pm - Elite preliminaries
Saturday, April 4
  • 8:00am-9:30pm - Competition office open
  • 9:00am-9:30pm - Elite finals, Level 10
Sunday, April 5
  • 8:00am-early afternoon - Competition office open
  • 9:00am-early afternoon - Level 10
TRAINING GROUPS
Training groups will be available after registration deadline.

START LIST
Start list will be available after registration deadline.

TEAM SHEETS
Team sheets will be available after registration deadline.

BLOCK SCHEDULE
Block schedule will be available after registration deadline.

TICKETS
TBA

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 the USA Gymnastics Meet Reservation system. Entries are not valid until payment is received.

Full refund request deadline is February 21, 2020. Any refund requests after February 21 will be subject to approval by the Program Director and must have complete refund documentation provided.

Refund form

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS
Registration opens: January 31, 2020
Registration deadline: February 21, 2020


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
Up until February 21, corrections and scratches must be submitted using the Meet Reservation system.
From February 21-March 23, all changes and scratches must be submitted using the online change form. Click here for the online change form.
All changes and scratches after Monday, March 23 must be submitted on site.

Changes to entries February 21-March 23 will cost $25 per correction.
Changes to entries after March 23 will cost $50 per correction.

Change fees will apply to those athletes who registered at a lower level and need to change to a higher level due to of mobilization. To avoid this, please register your athlete at the higher level if they plan to attend a mobility meet prior to Elite Challenge.

JUDGES
Judges request for assignment due February 21.
Judges Request for Assignment

Judges will be paid according to the pay scales detailed in the T&T Rules & Policies. Travel and accommodation will not be provided unless otherwise advised.

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 2019 Elite Challenge.

All age groups are based on the age of the competitor on December 31, 2020.

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.)

Two 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.

TRAMPOLINE SPOTTERS
Current USA Gymnastics professional members, or age and 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.

INQUIRIES
TRA: The official ToF video will be used for inquiries. Coaches are also welcome to submit their own video of the routine or skill in question with their inquiry. Designated video positions will be marked at all events.

TUM / DMT: Official video will not be taken at this meet. In the event of an inquiry, coaches must present their own video of the routine or skill in question with their form. Designated video positions will be marked at all events.

COMPETITION EQUIPMENT
  • Eurotramp Ultimate trampolines
  • Eurotramp Ultimate double mini trampoline
  • Skakun Rod tumbling floor
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.
HOTELS
Please contact National Travel Systems at 888.603.8747 or visit the Elite Challenge hotel booking page.