With a heavy heart we report the passing of Karen Smith, owner and founder of Atlantic Coast Gymnastics.
Karen has supported New Jersey gymnastics for over 32 years and she will be missed by all.
Deepest condolences to her family, friends and Atlantic Coasters.
Congrats to NJ athletes who competed at the 2018 US Gymnastics Championships in Boston, MA this weekend.
Olivia Greaves/MG Elite 6th AA, Named to Jr National Team
Zoe Gravier/MG Elite
Riley McCusker/MG Elite 3rd AA, Named to Sr National Team & Sports Women of the Year
Olivia Dunne/ENA Paramus
Congrats also to our friend Slava Glazounov/First State Gymnastics in Delaware named Elite Coach of the Year
The 2018-2019 Season USAG Sectional, State & Regional Meet hosts & sites have been announced.
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.
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
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, VAPlease 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
Congrats to all of the TOPS National Testing qualifiers!
TOPS National Testing will take place October 5 – 7, 2018.
The host club:
The Gymnastics Company
5646 Mutual Lane, Indianapolis, 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
Coaching opportunity at Summit Summies.
View Announcement HERE.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
– Albert Einstein
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
– John Quincy Adams
National Congress pre-registration ENDS July 20th.
Amazing Topics: http://www.usagymcongress.com/sessions/
Something for EVERYONE in your club with over 200 topics.
On-site Registration only after July 20th.
Register NOW: http://www.usagymcongress.com/registration/
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.
“Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”
– Napoleon Hill
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.
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: email@example.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.
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
“Courage doesn’t always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.”
– Mary Anne Radmacher