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National Qualifier for Junior and Senior Elite/Hopes Classic/American Classic

What: National Qualifier for Junior and Senior Elite/Hopes Classic/American Classic

When: May 29-31, 2015 Competition Site: USA Gymnastics Training Center - Karolyi Ranch
454 Forest Service Road #200
Huntsville, TX 77340

General information
Below are the competition times for the National Qualifier for Junior and Senior Elite, Hopes Classic and American Classic.

Hopes gymnasts must achieve their compulsory and optional scores prior to the May 1 to register for the Hopes Classic.

Optional sessions are traditional FIG format. Hopes athletes who have qualified to the Hopes Classic may register for the Hopes Classic AND if she wants to attempt to achieve her jr. international elite score may also register for the national qualifier. If she achieves her Jr. International Score at the National Qualifier, please come to the scoring and scratch from the Hopes Classic. If she doesn’t achieve her jr. international score than she can compete in the Hopes Classic.

If your junior or senior athlete qualifies for the Classic during this National Qualifier, she will NOT be able to register on site for the American Classic – she may register for the Secret U.S. Classic July 25. (this is different than last year).

May 29 - Friday


    Elite Compulsory Competition-For Junior and Senior Elite International

    General Stretch 12:30 p.m.
    Competition: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Warm-Up/Compete Competition Format

    4:30-6:30 p.m. National Qualifier/American Classic Training

May 30 - Saturday
    National Qualifier (optionals) for Junior and Senior Elite International

    Open stretch 8:00–8:30 am Warm-up 8:30-9:45 a.m Competition 9:55-11:35 a.m.
    Awards 12:30 p.m.

    American Classic (Junior and Senior Elite International who have passed elite compulsories and achieved the qualifying optional score – 51.50 for Jrs. and 53.00 for Srs.)

    Open Stretch 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    Warm-up 1:30 pm- 2:45 pm
    Competition 2:55 pm

    American Classic Coaches Meeting before competition begins.
    Hopes Classic Training – 5-7 p.m.

May 31- Sunday
    Hopes Classic
    Athletes must have achieved the qualifying score in both compulsories and optionals for her respective age group prior to May 1 to register for this meet. Optional score: 49.00 for 12-13 and 47.00 for 10-11 This is the qualifier for the Hopes Championships, which will take place July 24, 2015 in Chicago.

    Session 1 (10-11 year old age group – 22 gymnasts)
    Stretch 8:00 am – 8:30 am
    Warm-up 8:30 am – 9:20 am
    Competition – 9:30 am – 11:00 am
    Awards 11:00 am

    Session 2 (12-13 year old age group – 35 gymnasts)
    Stretch 10:45 am – 11:15 am (back gym)
    Warm-up 11:15 am – 12:25 pm
    Competition - 12:35 pm – 2:25 p.m.
    Awards 2:30 pm

Note: There is no overnight accommodations at the ranch – must get hotel off site if you plan to spend the night.