Registration for the 2020-2021 Season Now Open!

What’s New for the 2020/2021 Season!

  • All athlete members will now register as athlete.
    • USA Gymnastics has been able to provide the introductory athlete membership at very steep discount, for a select number of levels for many years.
    • However, as part of an effort to update and simplify our membership structure, meet the demand of rising operational costs, and continue to provide value to all members, we have decided to discontinue the introductory athlete membership.
  • 2020/2021 Membership Dues:
    • Athlete: $63
    • Professional: $95 (includes 1 discipline)
    • Junior Professional: $95 (includes 1 discipline)
    • Instructor: $17
    • Member Club: $225
    • University: $160
    • Judging Association: $160
    • Event Production: $300
  • Modifications have been made to the add/remove members to the club roster.
    • Member Club’s ability to add/remove individuals to club rosters has been restored.
    • However, the approval/denial process will remain, meaning that both the individual and the member club will need to approve/deny the request. Members and clubs will need to approve/deny requests, similar to social media platforms.
    • The approval/denial process is intended to ensure that both parties are aware of what/whom are being added to rosters.
  • Adult Athletes (18 or older):
    • Athletes 18 or older are required to complete the U110: U.S. Center for SafeSport course as a condition of membership.
    • New for 2020/2021, athletes who fail to comply with the mandate will be placed in a pending status.
  • Meet Reservation:
    • Functionality now includes the ability to mark sanctions full by level and/or discipline.
  • New Organizational Membership Options:
    • Organizational membership types are intended for business and/or institution, that either has gymnastics instruction and/or are in an institution that intends to obtain USA Gymnastics sanctioned events, such as event production companies.
    • In an effort to better align membership requirements, price points and benefits, we are expanding membership options for organizational members.
    • The 4 new membership types will cut down on confusion for owners/administrators of companies that don’t fit into the traditional, Member Club membership structure:
      • Member Club: Any business that provides day-to-day gymnastics instruction, with amateur athletes, as well as, register/compete an athlete and/or a team of athletes in any USA Gymnastics sanctioned event.
      • University: Any higher education institution that registers/competes an athlete and/or a team of athletes in any USA Gymnastics sanctioned event.
      • Judging Association: Judging institution (example; NAWGJ) that hosts USA Gymnastics sanctioned events.
      • Event Production: Any business that does not have gymnastics instruction, but rather provides meet production/registration services.

Online Registration Reminders:

  • Parents/guardians are able to login to the USA Gymnastics website with their own username and password to register or renew their children’s membership.
  • Clubs no longer need to send an emailed invite link to the parents/guardians. Rather, the club administrator will have the ability to click a button via the club roster that will send parents/guardians an email with renewal instructions.
  • All adult (18+) members are responsible for logging into the USA Gymnastics website with his/her username and password to register/renew his/her membership.
  • A non-member can affiliate with a club by logging into the USA Gymnastics website and adding the club to his/her profile.
  • Owners/managing directors of a member club must hold an active professional membership to renew the member club’s membership.
  • Club administrators will notice there is no longer a separate athlete or professional roster. Rather, all rosters have been combined and renamed, Club Roster. Club administrators will be able to use the new filter features on the roster page to view members affiliated with the club.

Sanctioning:
USA Gymnastics will allow for sanctioned events to continue for the 2020/2021 season. Meet directors and clubs will be permitted to host sanctioned events, provided the event can be conducted in a manner that is in compliance with their local government guidelines.

Registration How-to Guides: These guides can help organizations, members and parent/guardians navigate the online registration system.

  • Organization Administrator How-To Guide: Organization administrators are encouraged to use the how-to guide, linked below, for an overview and step-by-step instructions on how to navigate the online organization administration features, organization rosters and more. Click here to view.
  • Adult Member How-To Guide: Adult members are encouraged to use the Membership Registration How-To Guide for instructions on how to register or renew individual memberships. Click here to view.
  • Parent How-To Guide: Parents registering minor members are encouraged to use the Parent How-To Guide for instructions on how to register or renew minor members. Click here to view.

DATA BASE FOR NCAA – ATHLETES GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL 20, 21, 22, 23

The National Office is compiling a database to help NCAA programs and athletes in the recruitment process.  This project is for all athletes graduating high school in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 who are interested in college gymnastics.

Athletes interested must: – don’t forget to do BOTH by April 10th
1.  Fill out and return the attached athlete bio form to cnaik@usagym.org ​ 
2.  Log on to usagym.org and update/fill out your online bio form.  Directions to help you can be found here  https://usagym.org/pages/athletes/bio_instructions.html

Once the Website is up – approximately April 15th – ​it may to look similar to the current National Team webpage.  There will be a hyperlink attached to each athlete’s name that will take you to their online bio, which is why it is so important that these be filled out.  Athletes will be able to enter in any  social media web pages specific to them (personal web page, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube).  These will prove helpful to recruiters, as they will still be able to see any videos of routines or skills that have been uploaded. 

Athlete Bio Form

Coronavirus and the Arkansas Gymnastics Community

Hello everyone!

While the decision to cancel our State Meet was not easy, the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, officials, spectators and of course the staff at the Stephens Center very quickly became a priority. Once I received word, the Mayor of Little Rock, was ready to announce no public gatherings of 200 or more, heard the SEC and NCAA had canceled tournaments, I knew we needed to make a decision. I sought advice from our Regional Chair who was in close communication with USA Gymnastics and talked in length with the Facilities Director of the Stephens Center. I gathered this information at which time, your Arkansas USA Gymnastics Committee immediately gathered via a lengthy conference call to discuss options and make a decision. I have to admit, It was a hard decision for all of us, it was not made lightly. We understand as club owners and coaches how hard all our athletes have worked to achieve that one score to make it to state meet.  I also understand people want to know what happens to the athletes who might have qualified for Regionals. That discussion will happen with the Regional Committee members. There will be several upcoming conference calls with the Regional Committee to determine the best possible options for those athletes registered for State Meet. I ask for everyone patience at this time while we walk through uncharted territory. Cancellations and disruptions are annoying, however I’m going to rest a little bit better tonight, knowing we made a good, sound decision, putting our athletes and our community first above all else.
We have tried to reach everyone via phone this afternoon to share this information and alert families before they got on the road or too far into the trip to Little Rock. If we missed someone, please accept my apologies. Below is a link to information USA Gymnastics sent out to everyone earlier this afternoon. We are all in this together. We will continue to do what’s best for our athletes…train hard, have good days and bad, all the while continuing to love what we do! I appreciate all of you!

https://usagym.org/pages/post.html?PostID=25345

With great respect,

Diane

Safe Sport Webinar from USA Gynmastics

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 issues.   I also encourage you to share with the professional members in your states and regions. And, as always, please contact Toby Stark, our director of safe sport, if you have any questions.  We appreciate your time and dedication to our athlete’s safety and well-being.

View the webinar

 

U110 USOC SafeSport Certification Requirement

All Professional and Instructor members 18 years of age and older are required to have this course completed no later than July 31, 2018The course is free and is comprised of three separate 30-minute segments. Please allow approximately 90 minutes to complete all three segments. All three segments must be completed in order to receive certification. Once completed the certification is valid for two years.
To complete the course today, visit the Member Services page. Click on the My Profile link and then the U110 button.

Statement from USA Gymnastics State, Regional and National Chairs

USA Gymnastics holds the highest standard of care for athletes and members.

We have the desire to rebuild and to move forward.

We have the opportunity right now, in the history of USA Gymnastics, in our sport, and in our country, to lead, saying, we are going to get it right.  By doing that, we will honor our athletes who have been impacted and we will honor all USA Gymnastics members and participants, including, but not limited to, athletes, coaches, parents, judges, and volunteers.

We will not be the organization that shuts the doors, changes the name, and puts a new face on the same institution.

At the end of the day, we have an opportunity to improve USA Gymnastics.  We have an obligation to meet the challenge that has been set before us and to become a better organization.  It is about sharing positive gymnastics stories and getting it right. 

We will get it right.

Eighty-Eight Women’s Program USA Gymnastics National, Regional, and State leaders stood today to wholeheartedly support USA Gymnastics.

USA Gymnastics selects sites for women’s 2018 Junior Olympic championship events

INDIANAPOLIS, July 20, 2017 – USA Gymnastics has selected the sites for the three 2018 Junior Olympic championship events for women’s gymnastics: U.S. Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio; Junior Olympic Level 9 Eastern Championships, Rochester N.Y.; and Junior Olympic Level 9 Western Championships, Salt Lake City, Utah. The Junior Olympics is USA Gymnastics’ age-group, developmental program, and these three events feature the country’s top female gymnasts for Levels 9 and 10.

>> Learn more about the Junior Olympic Championship Events

A message to the USA Gymnastics community from Kerry Perry on her first day

To the members of USA Gymnastics and the gymnastics community:

Since the announcement was made on November 7, I have been eagerly awaiting today, my first day as the president and chief executive officer of USA Gymnastics. I am both honored and excited to have the opportunity to lead such a great organization and look forward to collaborating with our athletes, coaches, parents, gym owners, administrators and partners to build a culture of empowerment throughout USA Gymnastics.

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