Level 8/9/10 Registration Reminder

It’s that time again to Register all your Levels 8, 9, and 10 gymnasts.

A $20.00 registration fee must accompany every gymnast on the form, made payable to USAG  N.J. by October 31, 2018.

Mail check and registration form to:
William Psiuk/USAG N.J.
110 Fifth Ave.
Bradley Beach, N.J. 07720

As per R&P a gymnasts is not considered registered for a meet unless all fees are paid.All Levels 8, 9 and 10 only needs to  have 1 qualifying meet (with a 32.00 A.A. score) 21 days prior to the State Meet. This meet must be in state with a minimum of 2 clubs presents. MUST have two teams present to use that score toward directly qualifying for States. There is no Sectionals for Levels 8, 9 and 10. Please do not make any changes to the registration form provided. Each level has its own tab at the bottom.


Copy Registration Form HERE 

2019 Region 7 Training Camp Bid Call

We are now accepting bids for the 2019 Pre-Season Prep Training Camp scheduled for July 12-14, 2019.  This camp has had a long history of success with bringing outstanding educational and training opportunities for athletes (Level 8-10) and coaches in Region 7.
Attached is camp information that outlines host and regional responsibilities.  The bid form and a sample camp schedule are included in the attachment.
Interested clubs should email the completed bid form, with a gym floor plan, to Linda Johnson, RJOCC on or before November 16, 2018.  The RAC will review bids in December.
Please direct any questions to Linda Johnson, RJOCC, at r7jocc@gmail.com

Thank you.

Linda Johnson/Region 7 JOCC/USA Gymnastics
Cell: (443) 569-9412

View Bid Form HERE

2018-2019 Meet Entry Fees

Meet Entry Fees for the 2018-2019 USAG NJ Season have all been increased by $5 except 8-10 States which has increased by $10.

New Fees:
2 Sectionals – $70
3-7 Sectionals – $75 (Corrected 8.21.2018)
Xcel B/S Sectionals – $70
Xcel G/P/D Sectionals – $70

2 States – $75
3/4/5 States – $85
6/7 States – $95
8/9/10 States – $130
Xcel B/S States – $75
Xcel G/P/D States – $75

2019 Regional Hosts Announced

On behalf of the Region 7 Committee I would like to thank all of the programs who submitted bids to host the 2019 Regional Championship meets.
After careful consideration of all the bids received, the Region 7 Committee has voted to award the competitions to the following hosts:

Level 8 Regionals:
Berks East Gymnastics, PA

Level 9/10 Regionals:

Ocean Tumblers Gymnastics, VA
Please check the Region 7 website at:  https://www.region7usagym.com for details on the exact meet locations and to watch for updates as the season progresses.
Also, we will be requesting a call for bids for the 2020 Regional competitions soon so don’t miss your opportunity to bid on one of these meets for the next season!
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to me.  Enjoy the last few days of summer!
Jennifer Bortz
Region 7RACC
cell:  814-380-1195

National TOP’s Testing Info

Congrats to all of the TOPS National Testing qualifiers!
TOPS National Testing will take place October 5 – 7, 2018.
Testing Schedule

The host club:
The Gymnastics Company
5646 Mutual LaneIndianapolis, IN  46239

Registration for TOPS National Testing is through Group Processing only, this is the same registration system as TOPS State Testing.
Testing fees are $85.00 for athletes.  Must register in the correct age group.  Coaches must register, no fee, but need to register to be on the testing floor.  Register once, and it will cover all three age groups.  Registration opens on Wednesday, August 15th.

Parents allowed to observe testing.
There is an admission fee of $10/day or $15/two-day pass.

Hotels nearby the hosting club:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Home Suites by Hilton
Hilton Garden Inn South/Greenwood
Courtyard by Marriott South

National Congress A Must

National Congress is close this year, so no Region 7 Congress. 
Please make plans to attend National Congress in August!  Register today and save!

National Congress pre-registration ENDS July 20th.

Amazing Topics: http://www.usagymcongress.com/sessions/

Presenters: http://www.usagymcongress.com/presenters/

Something for EVERYONE in your club with over 200 topics.

On-site Registration only after July 20th.

Register NOW: http://www.usagymcongress.com/registration/

USOC Safe Sport Deadline – Attention Pro/Instructor Members

The Deadline is approaching for the U110 certification (USOC Safe Sports) to be completed by all professional and instructor members of USA Gymnastics who are 18 and older.
You will not be permitted on the floor as a coach or official if this is not completed.
The deadline for completion is Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
The course will take at least three hours to complete.
Make sure you give yourself enough time to finish.

Meet Schedules – How Meets Are Added

All USAG Sectional, State, Regional Meets, Clinics and Congresses are listed in 3 locations on the website as soon as available.
Main Menu: Schedules
Links: Meet Schedules-NJ
USAG NJ Info: Meet/Event Schedule

USAG Sanctioned Invitationals and Non-USAG Meets (listed as a courtesy) are posted after Judges are requested and paid for through the NAWGJ NJ State Judging Director.

Links to other Region 7 Meets are listed and updates occur only when the individual States update their schedules.

Ad Posting Procedures Review

How to Place an Ad on the USAGNJ Web Site

Cost: $75.00 for 3 months // Payable to: “USA Gymnastics NJ”  (no credit cards)

Mail Check to: USAGNJ Treasurer/Bill Psiuk, 110 5th Ave, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

Email Ad in PDF or Word Doc format to: billpsiuk@aol.com or submit with the Ad/Help Wanted Request Form found under USAG-NJ Forms in the right column.

Once check is received by USAGNJ, the ad will be posted in the USAG-NJ Info/For Sale-HelpWanted section.

SACC Newsletter – A Must Read

Major changes coming from USAG and YOU need to be up to speed.

The USAGNJ State Clinic is Scheduled for Saturday, September 11th form 4-9pm at Bishop AHR HS in Edison, NJ.
Major topics to be covered include: JO & Xcel Program Updates, Level 6/7 & Xcel Silver Vault, Optional Rule Changes and Safe Sport.

Our State Chairman has made a compelling case for every USAG Coach & Official to attend the Clinic in his July Newsletter.
We all need to know our rights and responsibilities, don’t be left in the dark, read the Newsletter and attend the Clinic.

Read the July 2018 USAGNJ SACC Newsletter HERE

USAG-NJ State Entry Fees

USAG NJ State Entry Fees:

Level 2 State Entry Fee $70.00 per gymnast
Level 5 State Entry Fee $80.00 per gymnast
Level 6-7 State Entry Fee $90.00 per gymnast
Xcel all levels $70.00 per gymnast