High Performance Camp Registration Open

GYM-Member Logo-®-VERT-PMS CP-FNLRegistration for the 2015 High Performance Training Camp September 18-20, 2015 at Woodward is now open.  Athletes who qualified to compete at 2015 Easterns, JO Nationals or NIT are eligible to attend.  All athletes must attend with a coach.
Registration forms should be mailed to Chris Erickson (contact information in forms below), questions should come to Linda Johnson, RJOCC at the email address below.  Registration deadline is August 21, 2015.
Judges’ information will be emailed through SJDs in the next few days.  All information will be posted on the Region 7 website.
Camp Info:
Fundraising

Linda Johnson/Region 7 JOCC
Cell:  (443) 569-9412/Home and Fax: (410) 721-5853

 

2016 Regionals & Congress Sites

GYM-Member Logo-®-VERT-PMS CP-FNLRegion 7 has announced 2016 Regional Championship hosts & sites and the 2016 Region 7 Congress date & site.

Level 8 Regionals: April 1 – 3, 2016
Host:  Centre Elite Gymnastics
Site:    Bald Eagle Area High School
751 S. Eagle Valley Road
Wingate, Pa 16823

Level 9 & 10 Combined Regional Championships*: April 7 – 10, 2016
* Please note:  The Level 10’s likely Thursday & Friday. The Level 9’s likely Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Host:  World Class Gymnastics
Site:    Hampton Roads Convention Center
1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, Va 23666

Region VII Congress: July 22 – 24, 2016
Site:  Hilton Baltimore
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(443) 573-8700

9/10 Regional Petitions & Age Group Info

GYM-Member Logo-®-VERT-PMS CP-FNLAge Groups for Level 9 & 10 Regional Championships are available below:

Level 9 Regional Championships Age Groups
Level 10 Regional Championships Age Groups

The Procedure for Petitioning into the Level 9 & 10 Regional Championships is as follows:

Petition Instructions/
March 3, 2015

PETITION FORM (PDF)

I no longer have a fax machine so (1) petition forms, (2) a copy of one sanctioned meet showing a 35.00 AA score, and (3) a doctor’s note with a return date to gymnastics activity must be EMAILED to me by the Wednesday following your state meet at My region7rtc@comcast.net.

A picture of this material with a smart phone can also be used to send to me.

Scores of 34.95 will NOT be accepted, the score MUST be 35.00 or above. Additional information regarding petitions to J.O. Regional competitions can be found on Page 78 , #11.

Thanks for your cooperation!
Myra Elfenbein/Region 7 RTCC

Jen Bortz – New Region 7 RACC

GYM-Member Logo-®-VERT-PMS CP-FNLOn behalf of the Region 7 Regional Administrative Committee, we are so pleased to announce that Jen (Bundy) Bortz has been elected as our new Regional Administrative Chair!  Jen previously served as Regional Elite Chair, and we are thrilled to have her back on the committee, and in her new role.  She will be a huge asset to our committee, and our region!

Until July 1, please continue to send Steve Garman any administrativebusiness/concerns at VAUSAG@gmail.com.  Financial business will continue to be handled by Donna Guenther at somertongymnastics@gmail.com.  Continue to send competition fees to Donna at 155 Philmont Ave Feasterville, PA 19053.

Lynn Perrott Memorial Scholarship Announced

THE LYNN PERROTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

I am pleased to share with you information regarding the Lynn Perrott Memorial Scholarship.  We have been working with Lynn’s family to create a scholarship opportunity that pays tribute to Lynn’s dedication to the athletes in Region 7.  This year we will be offering a scholarship in the amount of $5,000. to an athlete that best fits the eligibility and application criteria.  I have attached information about the scholarship as well as the scholarship application.  Please share this with athletes who may be interested in applying for the scholarship.  The application deadline is April 20, 2015.  Applications will be reviewed by members of the RAC committee as well as Lynn’s family.  We will announce the scholarship recipient after June 1, and will award the scholarship at our 2015 Regional Congress June 26-28.

Scholarship applications, with references, should be mailed to Linda Johnson, RJOCC (mailing address included in attached information) on or before the deadline.

Please note the eligibility criteria for applicants:

~Graduating Senior
~Current Level 8-10 from Region 7
~Plans to attend college
~Has not received a gymnastics scholarship

The response from the regional community for the Lynn Perrott Memorial Scholarship Fund has been amazing!  We plan to offer this scholarship opportunity annually to keep Lynn’s memory and spirit alive in Region 7.  It has been such an honor for all of us involved with this scholarship fund to be a part of this tribute to Lynn. Thank you all for your support!
(Download Application)

Best,
Linda Johnson
Region 7 JOCC
Cell:  (443) 569-9412
Home and Fax: (410) 721-5853
ljohnson.60@comcast.net