INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 3, 2023) – USA Gymnastics’ 2023 Development Program Level 9 Eastern and Western National Championships will see the best Level 9 women’s artistic gymnasts in each region vie for national titles May 4-7. The Eastern Championships will take place in Kissimmee, Fla., while the Western Championships are set for Boise, Idaho.
The Western Championships include athletes in Regions 1-4 and will be held at Idaho Central Arena. Regions are determined by state: Region 1 – Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah; Region 2 – Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington; Region 3 – Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming; Region 4 – Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin. Event schedules, rosters and more information can be found on the competition website.
The Eastern Championships will be hosted at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, with gymnasts from Regions 5-8 competing. Regions are comprised of these states: Region 5 – Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio; Region 6 – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont; Region 7 – Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia; Region 8 – Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee. All information, including the competition schedule and ticketing, is available on the event website.
All-around and individual event winners will be determined in 16 age groups on both the junior and senior levels (Jr. 1-8; Sr. 1-8). The top seven all-around athletes from each region will compete as a Regional Team for team titles. Regional Team results will be determined by the top four scores per apparatus and all members of the first and second place team will receive a team award. Regions are represented here in map form.