Kim Lauderdale-Stepanek is the new Region 3 Chairman for Women's JO and Xcel.  You can send sanction reports and contact her at 7270 W. 161st Street, Overland Park, KS 66085.  Her email address is klauderdale@diamondacademy.com.  Her gym phone number is 913-851-7500 and her cell phone number is 913-219-9135.  you can call her anytime, day or night, and she will probably be glad to hear from you.




Women's Professional Members are encouraged to nominate anyone they choose to fill spots on the RTCC, RJOCC and RXCC committees.  Your webmaster has recently learned that "RTCC" means Regional Techincal Committee Chairman, "RJOCC" means Regional Junior Olympic Committee Chairman, and "RXCC" means Regional Xcel Committee Chairman.

There are, of course, duties and qualifications for serving in these positions, and you can read pretty much everything you would want to know about them here, except that you should also know that nominations are due March 1st.




The 2017 Secret U.S. Classic, the final qualifying event for women's gymnastics for the P&G Gymnastics Championships, will be staged at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., for the fourth time.  Scheduled for July 29 at 6:30 p.m., the Secret U.S. Classic features some of the USA's top female gymnasts, and tickets go on sale Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. CT.

Gymnastics fans can purchase tickets before the general public!  The pre-sale is available now until Thursday, February 9 at 10 p.m. CT.  Pre-sale code: USAGYM  More information about the meet can be found here!




The Level 3 Women's JO State Meet Was held on December 11th and December 12th in Loveland Colorado.  Congratulations to all of the volunteers, teams and individuals who made this event such a fantastic success for eveyone involved!  Meet results have been posted.




The Level 4 Women's JO State Meet Was held on December 4th and December 5th.  Congratulations and a big THANK YOU go out to all of the teams and individuals who made this event so great!  Meet results have been posted.




Congratulations to Colorado Aerials for winning the Overall Team Champions title at the Level 5 Women's JO State meet held on November 19th and 20th.  Meet results have been posted for your enjoyment.




Do you have questions, comments or suggestions for the Women's State Committee?  You can send an email with your message to them all using this handy link.




Reporting Xcel Meet Results
All scores From Bronze, Silver and Gold levels MUST be sent to results@cousag.com in order for a meet to be considered as a qualifying meet.  Instructions are available for exporting results from ProScore, Beyond the Scores or a generic format.  No scores can be counted if they aren't reported in one of these accepted formats.

Please click the appropriate link above for instructions on how to report the meet results in the format of your choice. If you need to enter your scores by hand, the generic template can be found here.




The official USA Gymnastics 2016 - 2017 Rules & Policies is now available online.   The 2016 - 2017 Rules and Policies can be downloaded for free from the USA Gymnastics web site.




The Collegiate Gymnastics Growth Initiative is comprised of a group of people who want to expand the number of NCAA Gymnastics programs in America.  They are ABSOLUTELY NOT soliciting donations from us, but there are two petitions that they are circulating to bring college gymnastics programs to Mississippi and Texas colleges.  If you support the idea of more NCAA gymnastics programs, please go to the petition for Mississippi and the one for Texas colleges and just sign your name.  Also, feel free to spread the word to other gymnastics enthusiasts!




Colorado State Law, Senate Bill 11-040 REQUIRES ALL coaches with primary supervisory responsibility for a youth athletic activity to complete annual concussion recognition education.  A course that is free and meets these requirements can be found at www.nfhslearn.com.  In order to take the free course, you will need to register with the NFHS Learning Center.  Please take the time to take this course for the safety of our children, and to become compliant with the law.



2016 - 2017 Dates to Remember (subject to change)

Nov 19 - 20, 2016(W) Level 5 States - 5280 Gymnastics                                                 
 
Dec 3 & 4, 2016   (W) Level 4 State Championships - Peak
Dec 10 & 11, 2016   (W) Level 3 State Championships - Premier
 
Mar 11, 2017   (M) Level 6 - 10 State Championships - 5280
Mar 18, 2017   (M) Level 4 & 5 State Championships - Lakewood H.S.
Mar 17 - 19, 2017   (W) Level 6, 9 & 10 State Championships - CGI
Mar 25 - 26, 2017   (W) Level 7 & 8 State Championships - Xtreme Altitude
 
Apr 7 - 9, 2017   (W) Level 9 & 10 Regionals - Broomfield, Colorado
Apr 14 - 16, 2017   (W) Level 7 Regionals - New Mexico
Apr 21 - 23, 2017   (W) Level 8 Regionals - Estes Park, Colorado
Apr 27 - 30, 2017   (W) Level Level 9 Western Nationals - Boise, Idaho
Apr 27 - 30, 2017   (W) Level Level 9 Eastern Nationals - Lansing, Michigan
 
May 4 - 7, 2017   (W) Level 10 National Championships - Indianapolis, Indiana




The Clubs Care Campaign has been launched by the National office.  You can find all of the important and valuable information they are providing to help protect our nation's youth on the USAG website at their Clubs Care page..



Club Owners and Meet Directors need to understand the IRS rules for 1099 forms.  If you paid any single judge or other independent contractor $600.00 or more in a calendar year, you are responsible for sending them and the IRS a 1099 form.  Please read the information regarding compliance with the IRS code for 1099 forms in order to meet federal requirements.  This could be important for your business...



There is one clarification available for your review: Posting Ages on Websites.

 

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