First Xcel Regional Invitational Announced

Date: June 3-4, 2017
Host: Giant Gymnastics
Location: Crystal Springs Resort, Minerals Hotel, Vernon, NJ 07462

Traveling from a distance?  Make this a family vacation!  Something for everyone: golf, arcade, horseback riding, zip-lining, spas, water parks & so much more.

Qualification & Entry Guidelines
GOLD: 35AA during the 2016-2017 season
PLATINUM/DIAMOND: 34AA during the 2016-2017 season

Date of Open Registration for Qualifying Entries will be announced after Thanksgiving.

Accepting All Graduating Seniors for 2017
BRONZE/SILVER level Showcase Sessions for Aspiring Xcel Gymnasts!No qualifying score, limited space will be available

Accommodations and other details to follow after the holidays.

Download Xcel Regional Meet Info HERE

First NJ Hall of Fame Inductees

2016-11-05-usagnj-hof_collage_wThe first Class of the USA Gymnastics – New Jersey Hall of Fame were honored at a Gala Event held on November 5th at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe, NJ.
Over 100 members of the NJ gymnastics community were in attendance along with family members of honorees.

Hall of Fame Class of 2016
Susan Ammerman
John Babuska
Paul Bohrer
Lois Musgrave
Tony Napier
Marvin Seidel

Brant Luska and Mary Peters were Co-Chairs of the event with assistance from Jeanne Devenney, Bonnie Synol, Barbara Sullivan, Jennifer Spering and Dianne Farrell.
Special Thanks to sponsors IGC, Mancino Manufacturing, Plum Leos, DGS, Robin’s Fund and Mr & Mrs Gerald Domanski & Family.


Big Event – November 5th – Save the Date

galaYou don’t want to miss this Inaugural Event….
The USAG-NJ Founding Fathers Fundraising Gala
Forsgate Country Club
Monroe, NJ
November 5th  7-11pm
$100/Plate w/ Cash Bar (Tax Deductible)

Celebrating the Founding Fathers of gymnastics in New Jersey.
All profits will be used for NJ athletes, coaches and judges.
This is a new annual event destined to become the NJ Gymnastics Hall of Fame induction affair.
Looking for representation from all NJ Clubs.

Purchase your Tickets Now – Buy up to 10 per Transaction
Bring your Receipt to the Gala, it’s your Ticket

Choose # Tickets
Club Name

Can’t attend? You can still DONATE or become a SPONSOR.

Live Safety Course Opportunity

Live Safety Certification – Saturday, October 29 (Free for currently Safety Certified Professional members – they can push back their expiration date if they certify with us).

Live W200 – Sunday, October 30 below is the USAG link with info.
For more information contact:
Victoria A. Jakelsky  (908) 782-4009

See Notice HERE

USAGNJ 8/9/10 State Updates

Club Owners and Coaches,

Every Level 8, 9 and 10 athlete will pay a $20.00 registration fee annually to the state by October 1, 2016 of each year.

See ATTACHMENT on REGISTRATION FORM At the bottom of the spreadsheet you will see tabs for each level.

Levels 8, 9 and 10 only need to have 1 qualifying meet (with a 32.00 A.A. score) 21 days prior to the State Meet. All NJ meets that have level 8’s, 9’s & 10’s are qualifiers. This meet must be in state with a minimum of 2 clubs presents.  MUST have two teams present to use that score to directly qualify for States.

Level 8 States is SUNDAY March 19 ONLY  At H.O.H.

Level 9/10 States March 25/26  At Gymland Arena

The results for all Level 8, 9 and 10 must be submitted in electronic form (in an excel spread sheet) to the Competitions Chair also to within 24 hours.


Hernandez Travel Fundraiser

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The NJ Gymnastics Community presented Tony Hernandez and his family with a check for $4,450 raised through a pre-olympic t-shirt sale.
The funds are to help cover their family’s travel expenses to the Olympic Games.
NJ showed their pride in Laurie’s accomplishments by purchasing over 500 shirts in less than a week of sales. Buyers were gymnasts, coaches and judges from nearly every town in the state.
Mike & Mary Milchanowski organized the fundraiser and presented the check to Tony Hernandez and Laurie’s sister Jelysa at the USAG-NJ State Clinic. Laurie and her mom Wanda are “dancing with the stars” in California.

It’s a Parade!

LaurieIn honor of one of our great gymnasts Laurie Hernandez.
Old Bridge Township will welcome home Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist, Laurie Hernandez on Saturday, August 27th from 12 PM – 4 PM.
Celebrations begin at noon with a Motorcade starting at  Jonas Salk Middle School and traveling through town to Lombardi Field. (See full motorcade route here)

See flyer for details

*This is a rain or shine event*
If you have any questions feel free to call (732) 721-5600 Ext 2045