Letter from USA Gymnastics

Letter from USA Gymnastics – Chapter 11 At this point many of you have received/read the letter from USA Gymnastics stating they have filed for Chapter 11. What does this mean for Pennsylvania Gymnastics? I had the opportunity to sit in on a conference call today at 5:00pm. We were told numerous times this should…

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2018-2019 Qualifying scores

Qualifying Scores for the 2019 State Championship meets. TO STATES Level 3:                                 33.00 AA Level 4:                                 34.00 AA Level 5:                                 32.00 AA Level 6:                                 34.00 AA Level 7:                                 33.00 AA Level 8:                                 34.00 AA                              IES 8.5 (No Qualification to regionals as an I.E.S.) Level 9:                                 32.00 AA                              IES…

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Letters to the Gymnastics Community

With everything going on in USA Gymnastics, I felt I needed to keep you informed and updated on any information I have received. Please know that the Pennsylvania State Committee and Region VII are functioning under the assumption that all events scheduled for 2018/2019 season will run as scheduled. We are committed to our athletes…

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PA State Board Members 2018 – 2020

Donna Guenther – State Director Mike Vanim – Communication Administrator Jill Morris – Awards Lynn Ross – Apparel Kevin Pope – Secretary Tammy Nulph – At large Terry McGirk – Judging Rep Barb Cutillio – Judging Rep Jane Caruso – Xcel Rep Bridget Hild – Eastern Education Rep Melanie Sheriff – Central Education Rep Katie Fleming…

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Xcel changes for next season

1. ALL beam mounts are “A” skills. Yes, even a jump to front support 2. Silvers will vault over the resi sideways. handspring over or round off 3. All bar angles for VP and SR are now aligned.  This only affects Silver and Gold…for Silver, VP and SR is 45 below horizontal.  For Gold, horizontal…

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How to become a gymnastics judge

Are you interested in the becoming a gymnastics judge? Pennsylvania is looking for gymnasts, former gymnasts and coaches who would like to become a gymnastics judge. Judging rates start at $16.00 an hour, and as an optional judge you can start at $20.00 an hour. Testing will begin after National Congress in August. If you…

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Safe Sport – Webinar

As part of our outreach for Child Abuse Prevention Month, the USA Gymnastics Safe Sport Department recently conducted a webinar on “How to Talk About Child Sexual Abuse Prevention,” which is available in the webinar archive.  I have included a link to the webinar because it provides some of the guidance you and your professional members have requested for addressing safe sport…

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