Competition Procedures

USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITION DIRECTORS DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 
-FOLLOW OUR VOTED UPON MEMBERSHIP RULES & POLICIES: http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies_artistic.cfm
-HOST CLUBS MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER OF USAIGC-IAIGC POSTED @ http://uaigc.com/clubinformation.cfm
-SANCTION COMPETITION @ http://usaigc.com/sanction_form.cfm 
ONCE SANCTIONED. COMPETITION POSTS ONTO OUR CALENDAR PAGE @http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm

EVERY CLUB & ATHLETE ENTERING A USAIGC-IAIGC SANCTIONED COMPETITION MUST BE CURRENT MEMBER POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE. IF A NON-ATHLETE OR CLUB PARTICIPATES IN ANY SANCTIONED USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITION THE COMPETITION IS NULL & VOID. THE CLUB IS BARRED FROM HOSTING AND ENTERING ANY USAIGC-IAIGC SANCTIONED COMPETITION!
ALL SANCTIONED COMPETITIONS MUST BE REGISTERED WITH ALLGYMNASYICS.COM   
OUR USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITION REGISTRATION PROGRAM. IT CONFIRMS CLUB, ATHLETE & COACHES REGISTRATIONS.
ONLY COMPETITIONS POSTED ON OUR CALENDAR PAGE & ALL GYMNASTICS.COM ARE RECOGNIZED BY USAIGC-IAIGC. 
GYMNASTS MUST HAVE A CURRENT IGC ATHLETE NUMBER.

REGISTER GYMNASTS @ http://usaigc.com/registration.cfm
MULTI-ATHLETE REGISTRATION@
https://www.usaigc.com/multi_athlete_registration_info.cfm  
SEND YOUR USAIGC-IAIGC LIST OF  REGISTERED COACHES TO paul.spadaro@usaigc.comand I will post them @: http://usaigc.com/registered_coaches.cfm CLUB OWNERS UPDATE YOUR LIST NOW! 

CONCLUSION OF SANCTIONED COMPETITION:  
POST SCORES (PDF) ON OUR CALENDAR PAGE: http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm
FAX OFFICIAL SCORE SHEETS WITH THE OFFICIALS NAMES PRINTED & SIGNED ON THE SCORE SHEET ALONG WITH THE OFFICIALS IGC NUMBER POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE AND THE THE EVENT THEY JUDGED. 
USAIGC-IAIGC: EDUCATIONAL FEES: $3.00 PER GYMNAST  FAX: 212-227-9793 
MAIL: USAIGC: 450 NORTH END AVE. 20F, NY, NY 10282 OR   
USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES POSTED @ http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies.cfm
WITH OUT ANY OF THIS INFORMATION THE SANCTION IS VOID & NO SCORES COUNT.
REQUIREMENTS TO HOST A USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITION
1. Competition MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 25 USAIGC-IAIGC AA Gymnasts.
2. Competition Directors Are 
LEGALLY BOUND To Conduct USAIGC-IAIGC Competition following our Membership Voted upon Rules and Policies. http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies_artistic.cfm
3. Competition Facility & Equipment Must Meet All Safety Standards Set-Forth by the Gymnastic Community
4. SCRATCH DATE MUST BE POSTED FOR REFUNDS TO GYMNASTS WHO SCRATCH.
USAIGC ALWAYS GIVES REFUNDS. WE SET THE EXAMPLE FOR ALL COMPETITION DIRECTORS.
CALENDAR PAGE DISPLAYS ALL SANCTIONED COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS. CLICK ON: Competition Title, a drop down box appears with competition information and a GPS map for directions to the competition.  To VIEW SCORES CLICK ON Scores.
Educational Fees a. In House Competitions:  $4.00 per gymnast. b. Outside Facility: $3.00 per gymnast.
c. State/Regional Championships: $4.00 per gymnast 
HIRING USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS: ONLY Officials Posted on our Officials Page/Judging Pool may judge a USAIGC/IAIGC Sanctioned Competition.

NEW YORK STATE SOUTH Assignor: Technical Director MARY BAKKE M143BNY@aol.com 
USAIGC 
has its own Judging contract and Officials Insurance.
USAIGC recognizes the NAWGJ as out Official’s Organization. 
REQUIREMENTS TO JUDGE
a. Officials must be optionally rated with a minimum of a current OPTIONAL rating appropriate for the USAIGC/IAIGC Competitive levels they are judging. Minimum Level 8 rating Cooper - Gold.
Level 10 rating: Platinum & Premier.          
b. OFFICIALS MUST FULLY understand the USAIGC/IAIGC Rules & Policies.
c. Officials Dress: Professionally: combination of red, white & navy blue (posted on website/officials page).
IF a Non-USAIGC/IAIGC Official (an Official whose name is not posted on our judging pool) judges a sanctioned USAIGC-IAIGC competition the Host Club will be barred from sanctioning a competition for the remainder of the current Competitive Season and the following year. 
Hiring OFFICIALS: FOR LOCAL,STATE & REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. 
HOST CLUB MAY HIRE USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS FOR ALL LOCAL SANCTIONED  COMPETITIONS FROM OUR OFFICIALS PAGE. STATE & REGIONAL OFFICIALS MUST BE APPROVED BY MARY. OUR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIALS SELECTION IS BY OUR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.
E-MAIL Mary our Technical Director m143b@aol.com 
Conclusion of Sanctioned Competition:  Competition Directors must send to USAIGC Office:
(a). Officials’ Verification Form with Officials Name Printed and SignatureRating and Officals IGC# 
from each Official judging the Sanctioned Competition.
(b). Educational Fees to USAIGC-IAIGC Office
(c). POST SCORES ON CALENDAR PAGE
OFFICIAL’S COMPENSATION PACKAGE 
One Judge Panel $135.00 per session
Two Judge Panel $110.00 per session
Overtime Compensation: Sanctioned Competitions exceeding three-hours, (with a 10 minute grace period), beginning with scheduled march-in, until the last competitor dismounts. Overtime Fee: $25.00 per official. If the time exceeds 3 hours 40 minutes an additional $25.00 per official will be paid to each official. Overtime due to an injury, or an unusual circumstance the Meet Director will not be obligated to pay overtime.
Travel expenses limited to: tolls, cabs, bus fares, train fares, parking, airfares, room accommodations (when required). The USAIGC does not pay mileage or gas.
Per Diem: 
One session: no meals, two sessions: one meal, three sessions: two meals. If food is not provided: Officials will purchase their meals and present their receipt to the host club/ Meet Director (including 15% tip, when applicable) for reimbursement or no compensation will be made.
Breakfast-Lunch up to $15.00, Dinner up to $20.00 
USAIGC/IAIGC Competitions and Events must be a positive experience for our gymnasts, parents, coaches & officials. This is the responsibility of the Host Club/Meet Director. Strong organizational planning and execution create successful competitions and events. Life is not perfect, things happen, but the Host Club/Meet Director has the responsibility to handle all problems in a professional manner. There are no real problems, only solutions. Our USAIGC Members, Gymnasts, Parents, Officials and Spectators must be treated with respect and show respect. 
Any problems, concerns or questions email paul.spadaro@usaigc.com
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Coaches Responsibilities:
a. Fill out the entry form and check for accuracy.
b. Your Gymnast’s personal conduct on and off the competitive floor.
c. Coach’s personal conduct on and off the competitive floor
d. No Cell phones or any communication device on the competitive floor. If a Gymnast uses a Cell phone during the competition: her score is void score at the event she just competed on OR scratched from her next event. Coaches must set the example.
d. Gymnasts & Coaches MUST Remain at the Official’s Table until the Head Judge explains how the event will proceed (warm-up/compete).
e. Gymnasts must stay together when not competing and move as a competitive squad when TOLD/SIGNALED to move. 
f. ONLY competing gymnasts may be on the Competitive Floor. A Team Penalty will be taken (.5) for each gymnast on the competitive floor who is not competing.
g. Accident Forms (posted on website) must be filled out at the competition and sent to the USAIGC Office: paul.spadaro@usaigc.com
State & Regional Awards 
1. Meet Directors must provide a “Graduating Senior Plaque” for Graduating Seniors WHO WILL NOT attend the World Championship. Plaques MUST be ordered from A- 1 Awards so the size, design and wording are identical.
2. Meet Directors must purchase the USAIGC Medals for Individual Events from A-1 Awards. All-Around Awards can be at the Host Clubs discretion including the same medal. A-1 receives the list of all State/Regional Competitions. The USAIGC does not receive a rebate from ANY sponsor, including A-1. There is a 14-day minimum ordering period. Payment is by credit card at the time of the order. E-mail orders to: jami@a-1awards.com OR call A-1 Awards at: 800-444-9569 ask for Jami. Please tell Jami this is a USAIGC Medal Order. 
Multi-Organization Gymnastic Competitions: ANY SANCTIONED GYMNASTIC Competition with competitors from different Associations/Organizations MAY NOT be grouped together in the same competitive session. One group must finish before another group can begin their competition. There no mixing of Associations gymnasts within a session. Competitions with two or more equipment setups in the same gym but in different areas must keep the Associations separate. 
ADMISSION FEES: The USAIGC does not set admission fees but sets an example at our World Championship offering reasonable admission, specially priced passes, discounts for children, family pricing. 
ATHLETE ENTRY FEES - The USAIGC does not set entry fees because every competition is financially different. It’s easy to count income but lets not forget expenses. USAIGC/IAIGC competitions provide competitive opportunities for our gymnasts and also bring in income for the Host Club/Parents Group. The USAIGC requests Meet Directors to be sensitive to entry fees and admission fees. We greatly appreciate Meet Directors/Host Clubs that make their competition experience positive for our gymnasts/parents and create a competition friendly atmosphere. 
TEAM FEES: are charged IF Team Awards are given. This should be stipulated on the entry form. 
Entry Fee Guidelines:
a. One Judge Panels 
MUST 25% lower entry fee than entry fees than two judge panel competitions
b. All-Around Entry Fees: Local (in-house): two judge panel up to $60.00 per gymnast,
c. State/Regional Championships & Invitational Competitions in outside facilities must have 2 judge panels: up to $100.00 per gymnast No State/Regional Championship can exceed $100.00. 
d. USAIGC/IAIAC National Invitational*: Our Newest International Championship $95.00 all Competitive Levels
e. World Championship Entry Fees*:
Copper $125.00, Bronze – Premier, $150.00 and Rhythmic Gymnasts. $130.00 
e. Individual Event Fees 
State/Regional Championship: 25% of entry fee per event 
USAIGC Entry Forms should include 
a. Host Clubs Name and all contact information. b. Competition Site if not in Host Club. c. Dates of Competition with all of the pertinent information.
d. Hotel Information. e. Entry Fee, Scratch Date, Awards, Number of Placements, Banners, Competition Equipment, Competition Format, Admission Fees, Competition Levels, USAIGC Age Divisions and anything else that is relevant to the Competition. f. Gymnast’s Information: Full Name, IGC Number, Competitive Level, DOB, AA and/or Individual Event Specialists*. *For Gymnasts competing on two different levels duplicate the gymnasts name for each level. 
g. Deadline Date and whatever else the Host Club requests. 

Entering a USAIGC/IAIGC Competition 
a. Mail, Fax or E-Mail a completed entry-form on or before the deadline date.
b. Host Club must receive Entry Forms and Fees by the deadline date.
c. Faxed/E-Mailed Entries if accepted become the financial responsibility of the attending club for the number of gymnasts registered if gymnasts are not scratched before the scratch date.
d. Scratches on the competition day are not refundable. 
State/Regional Entry Forms must include a place to list the 3 sanctioned USAIGC/IAIGC Competitions the Gymnast competed in and the qualification score posted once for each gymnast. Meet Directors can verify scores from our Website on the Competition Calendar Page. 
Late Entries 
a. Late Entries: may be charged $25.00.
b. Entry Fees not received after the deadline date are considered scratched.
c. Faxed/E-Mail Entry Fees must be received by the host Clubs 72 hours after the Host Club receives the Faxed or Emailed entry forms.
d. No refunds will be given after the scratch date posted. 
Competition Requirements: Session length: maximum 3 hours from scheduled march-in until the last competitor dismounts, barring any injury or unforeseen circumstances
Traditional Format: Number of Athletes per session: 
Copper up to 80 gymnasts per session
Bronze & Silver up to 64 gymnasts per session 
Gold up to 56 gymnasts per session
Platinum & Premier up to 48 gymnasts per session
Competition Directors must use the best competition format based on level and number of competitors in their competition. The number of gymnasts per session is not as important as the length of time of the competition session. 
PDF FILES FOR:
OFFICIALS VERIFCATION and
REQUEST FOR STATE / REGIONAL OFFICIALS are posted on the Competition Page: http://www.usaigc.com/sanction_procedures.cfm 

 

1. SANCTION YOUR COMPETITIOIN @  http://usaigc.com/sanction_form.cfm 
IT WILL AUTOMATICALLY POST ONTO OUR CALENDAR PAGE: 
@http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm
NOT POSTED. NOT SANCTIONED. NO SCORES COUNT
2. NEXT:  REGISTER YOUR COMPETITION @ ALLGYMNASTICS.COM 
IT 
CONFIRMS CLUB & GYMASTS MEMBERSHIP! 
USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED ACCORDING TO OUR USAIGC-IAIGC VOTED UPON RULES & POLICIES.
http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies_artistic.cfm
CONCLUSION OF COMPETITION 
POST SCORES (PDF) ON OUR CALENDAR PAGE.    
http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm
FAX OR MAIL 
SCORE SHEETS WITH OFFICIALS NAMES PRINTED & 
SIGNED, ALONG WITH THEIR OFFICIAL IGC NUMBER & EVENT THEY  

JUDGED. FAX: 212-227-9793  MAIL, FAX OR EMAIL TO USAIGC OFFICE: 
ADDRESS: USAIGC- 450 NORTH END AVE. 20F, NY, NY 10282. 
WITHOUT THIS INFORMATION SENT TO THE USAIGC OFFICE THE    
SANCTION IS VOID. NO SCORES COUNT.  
SEND IN EDUCATIONAL FEES: $3.00 PER GYMNAST, 
SCORE SHEETS SIGNED & PRINTED BY THE OFFICIALS WITH THEIR OFFICIALS IGC NUMBER.
MAIL TO: USAIGC: 450 NORTH END AVE. 20F, NY, NY 10282 
OR  FAX: 212-227-9793

USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS
POSTED @http://usaigc.com/judging_pool.cfm
JUDGES/COACHES CLINICS
WILL BE POSTED SHORTLY.
USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES POSTED  @ http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies.cfm

THE BASICS:
-Competition Facility & Equipment Must Meet All Safety Standards Set-Forth by the Gymnastic Community
-USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES ADHERED TO.
NOT FOLLOWING OUR USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITION RULES WILL VOID THE COMPETITION.
CALENDAR PAGE DISPLAYS ALL SANCTIONED COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS. 
CLICK ON: Competition Title, a drop down box appears with competition information and a GPS map for directions to the competition.  To VIEW SCORES CLICK ON Scores.
Conclusion of Competition: Competition Directors have 5 days to forward to the USAIGC Office:
SCORES, Officials Full Name PRINTED & THEIR SIGNATURE, EVENT JUDGED, SCORE SHEETS MUST BE SIGNED BY EACH OFFICIALPAGE, SEND IN: SCORES, EDUCATIONAL FEES. 

*Educational Fees 
a. In House Competitions:  $4.00 per gymnast.
b. Outside Facility: $3.00 per gymnast.
c. State/Regional Championships: $3.00 per gymnast 
HIRING USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS: 
ONLY Officials posted on our Officials Page/Judging Pool may judge a USAIGC/IAIGC Sanctioned Competition.
NEW YORK STATE SOUTH Assignor:
 Technical Director MARY BAKKE M143BNY@aol.com 
USAIGC 
has its own Judging contract and Officials Insurance.
USAIGC recognizes the NAWGJ as out Official’s Organization. 
REQUIREMENTS TO JUDGE
a. Officials must be optionally rated with a minimum of a current OPTIONAL rating appropriate for the USAIGC/IAIGC Competitive levels they are judging. Minimum Level 8 rating Cooper - Gold.
Level 10 rating: Platinum & Premier.          
b. OFFICIALS MUST FULLY understand the USAIGC/IAIGC Rules & Policies.
c. Officials Dress: Professionally: combination of red, white & navy blue (posted on website/officials page).
IF a Non-USAIGC/IAIGC Official (an Official whose name is not posted on our judging pool) judges a sanctioned USAIGC-IAIGC competition the Host Club will be barred from sanctioning a competition for the remainder of the current Competitive Season and the following year. 
Hiring OFFICIALS: FOR LOCAL,STATE & REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. 
HOST CLUB MAY HIRE USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS FOR ALL LOCAL SANCTIONED  COMPETITIONS FROM OUR OFFICIALS PAGE. STATE & REGIONAL OFFICIALS MUST BE APPROVED BY MARY. OUR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIALS SELECTION IS BY OUR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.
E-MAIL Mary our Technical Director m143b@aol.com 
Conclusion of Sanctioned Competition:  Competition Directors must send to USAIGC Office:
(a). Officials’ Verification Form with Officials Name Printed and SignatureRating and Officals IGC# 
from each Official judging the Sanctioned Competition.
(b). Educational Fees to USAIGC-IAIGC Office
(c). POST SCORES ON CALENDAR PAGE
OFFICIAL’S COMPENSATION PACKAGE 
One Judge Panel $135.00 per session
Two Judge Panel $110.00 per session
Overtime Compensation: Sanctioned Competitions exceeding three-hours, (with a 10 minute grace period), beginning with scheduled march-in, until the last competitor dismounts. Overtime Fee: $25.00 per official. If the time exceeds 3 hours 40 minutes an additional $25.00 per official will be paid to each official. Overtime due to an injury, or an unusual circumstance the Meet Director will not be obligated to pay overtime.
Travel expenses limited to: tolls, cabs, bus fares, train fares, parking, airfares, room accommodations (when required). The USAIGC does not pay mileage or gas.
Per Diem: 
One session: no meals, two sessions: one meal, three sessions: two meals. If food is not provided: Officials will purchase their meals and present their receipt to the host club/ Meet Director (including 15% tip, when applicable) for reimbursement or no compensation will be made.
Breakfast-Lunch up to $15.00, Dinner up to $20.00 
USAIGC/IAIGC Competitions and Events must be a positive experience for our gymnasts, parents, coaches & officials. This is the responsibility of the Host Club/Meet Director. Strong organizational planning and execution create successful competitions and events. Life is not perfect, things happen, but the Host Club/Meet Director has the responsibility to handle all problems in a professional manner. There are no real problems, only solutions. Our USAIGC Members, Gymnasts, Parents, Officials and Spectators must be treated with respect and show respect. 
Any problems, concerns or questions email paul.spadaro@usaigc.com
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Coaches Responsibilities:
a. Fill out the entry form and check for accuracy.
b. Your Gymnast’s personal conduct on and off the competitive floor.
c. Coach’s personal conduct on and off the competitive floor
d. No Cell phones or any communication device on the competitive floor. If a Gymnast uses a Cell phone during the competition: her score is void score at the event she just competed on OR scratched from her next event. Coaches must set the example.
d. Gymnasts & Coaches MUST Remain at the Official’s Table until the Head Judge explains how the event will proceed (warm-up/compete).
e. Gymnasts must stay together when not competing and move as a competitive squad when TOLD/SIGNALED to move. 
f. ONLY competing gymnasts may be on the Competitive Floor. A Team Penalty will be taken (.5) for each gymnast on the competitive floor who is not competing.
g. Accident Forms (posted on website) must be filled out at the competition and sent to the USAIGC Office: paul.spadaro@usaigc.com
State & Regional Awards 
1. Meet Directors must provide a “Graduating Senior Plaque” for Graduating Seniors WHO WILL NOT attend our World Championship. Plaques MUST be ordered from A- 1 Awards so the size, design and wording are identical.
2. COMPETITION Directors must purchase the USAIGC Medals for Individual Events from A-1 Awards.
All-Around Awards can be at the Host Clubs discretion including the same medal. A-1 receives the list of all State/Regional Competitions. The USAIGC does not receive a rebate from ANY sponsor, including A-1. 
There is a 14-day minimum ordering period. Payment is by credit card at the time of the order. E-mail orders to: jami@a-1awards.com OR call A-1 Awards at: 800-444-9569 ask for Jami. Please tell Jami this is a USAIGC Medal Order. 
Multi-Organization Gymnastic Competitions: ANY SANCTIONED GYMNASTIC Competition with competitors from different Associations/Organizations MAY NOT be grouped together in the same competitive session. One group must finish before another group can begin their competition. There no mixing of Associations gymnasts within a session. Competitions with two or more equipment setups in the same gym but in different areas must keep the Associations separate. 
ADMISSION FEES: The USAIGC does not set admission fees but sets an example at our World Championship offering reasonable admission, specially priced passes, discounts for children, family pricing. 
ATHLETE ENTRY FEES - The USAIGC does not set entry fees because every competition is financially different. It’s easy to count income but lets not forget expenses. USAIGC/IAIGC competitions provide competitive opportunities for our gymnasts and also bring in income for the Host Club/Parents Group. The USAIGC requests Meet Directors to be sensitive to entry fees and admission fees. We greatly appreciate Meet Directors/Host Clubs that make their competition experience positive for our gymnasts/parents and create a competition friendly atmosphere. 
TEAM FEES: are charged IF Team Awards are given. This should be stipulated on the entry form. 
Entry Fee Guidelines:
a. One Judge Panels 
MUST 25% lower entry fee than entry fees than two judge panel competitions
b. All-Around Entry Fees: Local (in-house): two judge panel up to $60.00 per gymnast,
c. State/Regional Championships & Invitational Competitions in outside facilities must have 2 judge panels: up to $100.00 per gymnast No State/Regional Championship can exceed $100.00. 
d. USAIGC/IAIAC National Invitational*: Our Newest International Championship $95.00 all Competitive Levels
e. World Championship Entry Fees*:
Copper $125.00, Bronze – Premier, $150.00 and Rhythmic Gymnasts. $130.00 
e. Individual Event Fees 
State/Regional Championship: 25% of entry fee per event 
USAIGC Entry Forms should include 
a. Host Clubs Name and all contact information. b. Competition Site if not in Host Club. c. Dates of Competition with all of the pertinent information.
d. Hotel Information. e. Entry Fee, Scratch Date, Awards, Number of Placements, Banners, Competition Equipment, Competition Format, Admission Fees, Competition Levels, USAIGC Age Divisions and anything else that is relevant to the Competition. f. Gymnast’s Information: Full Name, IGC Number, Competitive Level, DOB, AA and/or Individual Event Specialists*. *For Gymnasts competing on two different levels duplicate the gymnasts name for each level. 
g. Deadline Date and whatever else the Host Club requests. 

 

Entering a USAIGC/IAIGC Competition 
a. Mail, Fax or E-Mail a completed entry-form on or before the deadline date.
b. Host Club must receive Entry Forms and Fees by the deadline date.
c. Faxed/E-Mailed Entries if accepted become the financial responsibility of the attending club for the number of gymnasts registered if gymnasts are not scratched before the scratch date.
d. Scratches on the competition day are not refundable. 
State/Regional Entry Forms must include a place to list the 3 sanctioned USAIGC/IAIGC Competitions the Gymnast competed in and the qualification score posted once for each gymnast. Meet Directors can verify scores from our Website on the Competition Calendar Page. 
Late Entries 
a. Late Entries: may be charged $25.00.
b. Entry Fees not received after the deadline date are considered scratched.
c. Faxed/E-Mail Entry Fees must be received by the host Clubs 72 hours after the Host Club receives the Faxed or Emailed entry forms.
d. No refunds will be given after the scratch date posted. 
Competition Requirements: Session length: maximum 3 hours from scheduled march-in until the last competitor dismounts, barring any injury or unforeseen circumstances
Traditional Format: Number of Athletes per session: 
Copper up to 80 gymnasts per session
Bronze & Silver up to 64 gymnasts per session 
Gold up to 56 gymnasts per session
Platinum & Premier up to 48 gymnasts per session
Competition Directors must use the best competition format based on level and number of competitors in their competition. The number of gymnasts per session is not as important as the length of time of the competition session. 
PDF FILES FOR:
OFFICIALS VERIFCATION and
REQUEST FOR STATE / REGIONAL OFFICIALS are posted on the Competition Page: http://www.usaigc.com/sanction_procedures.cfm 

 

 

1. HOST CLUBS MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER OF USAIGC-IAIGC.
2. USAIGC-IAIGC ATHLETES MUST HAVE A CURRENT IGC ATHLETE MEMBERSHIP.
CHECK ATHLETE REGISTRATION@ http://usaigc.com/registration.cfm
SANCTION PROCEDURE
1. Go to www.usaigc.com/meet_directors.cfm<http://www.usaigc.com/meet_di rectors.cfm> 
2. Enter Password: Contact IGC for the password    
3. Select A State
4. Click the link to download the athlete report. 
5. Open the file in Excel and save file as XLS format.
6. ALL USAIGC-IAIGC ATHLETE REGISTRATION ENDS THE DAY AFTER OUR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
REGISTRATIN LINKS: 
ATHLETE REGISTRATION: @http://usaigc.com/registration.cfm 
MULTI-ATHLETE REGISTRATION@ https://www.usaigc.com/multi_athlete_registration_info.cfm
REGISTERED USAIGC-IAIGC COACHES:http://usaigc.com/registered_coaches.cfm

CLUB OWNERS: UPDATE YOUR CURRENT LIST OF COACHES ON OUR WEBSITE FOR COMPETITION DIRECTORS VERIFICATION. ONLY THESE COACHES ARE ALLOWED ONTO A SANCTIONED COMPETITION FLOOR. COACHES MUST BE 18+ YRS OLD.
LINKS:
1SANCTION COMPETITIOIN @  http://usaigc.com/sanction_form.cfm  IT POSTS TO OUR CALENDAR PAGE @http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm 
2. REGISTER YOUR COMPETITION @ ALLGYMNASTICS.COM TO CONFIRM CLUB & GYMASTS MEMBERSHIP!COMPETITION WILL AUTOMATICALLY POST ONTO OUR CALENDAR PAGE: ONLY SANCTIONED COMPETITIONS ARE POSTED. 
3. CHECK THAT: ALL CLUBS ARE A CURRENT USAIGC-IAIGC MEMBER. CHECK CLUBS EXPIRATION
http://uaigc.com/clubinformation.cfm
4. USAIGC-IAIGC ATHLETES MUST HAVE A CURRENT ATHLETE MEMBERSHIP. CHECK ATHLETE REGISTRATION@ http://usaigc.com/registration.cfm IF A CLUB OR GYMNSST IS NOT A CURRENT 
USAIGC-IAIGC MEMBER THEY MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN A SANCTIONED COMPETITION. IF THIS HAPPENS THE COMPETITION IS NULL & VOID. NO SCORES COUNT.
5. MULTI-ATHLETE REGISTRATION@
6. HIRE USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS: http://usaigc.com/judging_pool.cfm
7. ALL USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED ACCORDING TO OUR USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES  http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies_artistic.cfm
8. CONCLUSION OF USAIGC-IAIGC SANCTIONED COMPETITION: POST SCORES (PDF) ON OUR CALENDAR PAGE.    http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm
FAX OR E-MAIL OFFICIAL SCORE SHEETS WITH THE 
OFFICIALS NAMES PRINTED & SIGNED ON THE SCORE SHEET ALONG WITH THE OFFICIALS IGC NUMBER POSTED ON WEBSITE & EVENT THE EVENT Y THEY JUDGED. 
MAIL OR FAX TO: USAIGC: 450 NORTH END AVE. 20F, NY, NY 10282 OR  
FAX: 212-227-9793 FAX: 212-227-9793 

1. HOST CLUBS MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER OF USAIGC-IAIGC.
2. USAIGC-IAIGC ATHLETES ATENDING A SANCTIONED COMPETITION MUST HAVE A CURRENT ATHLETE MEMBERSHIP.
CHECK CLUB EXPIRATION @ http://uaigc.com/clubinformation.cfm
CHECK ATHLETE REGISTRATION@ http://usaigc.com/registration.cfm
IF A CLUB IS NOT A CURRENT MEMBERTHEY MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN A USAIGC-IAIGC SANCTIONED COMPETITION. IF THIS HAPPENS THE SANCTIONED COMPETITION IS NULL & VOID. NO SCORES COUNT.
ATHLETE REGISTRATION: @http://usaigc.com/registration.cfm 
MULTI-ATHLETE REGISTRATION@ https://www.usaigc.com/multi_athlete_registration_info.cfm

REGISTERED USAIGC-IAIGC COACHES: http://usaigc.com/registered_coaches.cfm
PLEASE FORWARD A CURRENT LIST OF YOUR COACHES FOR ME TO POST ONTO OUR WEBSITE FOR COMPETITION DIRECTORS VERIFICATION. ONLY THESE COACHES ARE ALLOWED ONTO A SANCTIONED COMPETITION FLOOR. COACHES MUST BE 18+ YRS OLD.

USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITION DIRECTORS RESPONSIBLITIES:   
1. SANCTION YOUR COMPETITIOIN @  
http://usaigc.com/sanction_form.cfm 
IT POSTS AUTOMATICALLY ONTO OUR CALENDAR PAGE:    
@http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm
NOT POSTED. NOT SANCTIONED. NO SCORES COUNT.
2. HIRE USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS: http://usaigc.com/judging_pool.cfm
3. REGISTER YOUR COMPETITION @ ALLGYMNASTICS.COM 
IT CONFIRMS CLUBS & GYMASTS MEMBERSHIP.!
4. ALL USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED ACCORDING TO OUR USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES 
 http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies_artistic.cfm
5. CONCLUSION OF USAIGC-IAIGC SANCTIONED COMPETITION:  
POST SCORES (PDF) ON OUR CALENDAR PAGE.    
http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm
FAX OR E-MAIL OFFICIAL SCORE SHEETS WITH THE 
OFFICIALS NAMES PRINTED & SIGNED ON THE SCORE SHEET ALONG WITH THE OFFICIALS IGC NUMBER POSTED ON WEBSITE & EVENT THE EVENT Y THEY JUDGED. 
MAIL OR FAX TO: USAIGC: 450 NORTH END AVE. 20F, NY, NY 10282 OR  
FAX: 212-227-9793 FAX: 212-227-9793 
USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES POSTED @ 
http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies.cfm
USAIGC-IAIGC: EDUCATIONAL FEES: $3.00 PER GYMNAST   
WITH OUT ANY OF THIS INFORMATION THE SANCTION IS VOID & NO SCORES COUNT.  

 

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ATHLETE REGISTRATION:@http://usaigc.com/registration.cfm 
MULTI-ATHLETE REGISTRATION@
https://www.usaigc.com/multi_athlete_registration_info.cfm 
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REGISTERED USAIGC-IAIGC COACHES:
http://usaigc.com/registered_coaches.cfm 
PLEASE FORWARD A CURRENT LIST OF YOUR COACHES FOR ME TO POST ONTO OUR WEBSITE FOR COMPETITION DIRECTORS VERIFICATION. ONLY THESE COACHES ARE ALLOWED ONTO A SANCTIONED COMPETITION FLOOR. COACHES MUST BE 18+ YRS OLD.
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USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITION DIRECTORS RESPONSIBLITIES:   
1. SANCTION YOUR COMPETITIOIN @  
http://usaigc.com/sanction_form.cfm 
IT POSTS AUTOMATICALLY ONTO OUR CALENDAR PAGE:    
@http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm
NOT POSTED. NOT SANCTIONED. NO SCORES COUNT.
2. HIRE USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS: http://usaigc.com/judging_pool.cfm
3. REGISTER YOUR COMPETITION @ ALLGYMNASTICS.COM 
IT CONFIRMS CLUBS & GYMASTS MEMBERSHIP.!
4. ALL USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED ACCORDING TO OUR USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES 
 http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies_artistic.cfm
5. CONCLUSION OF USAIGC-IAIGC SANCTIONED COMPETITION:  
POST SCORES (PDF) ON OUR CALENDAR PAGE.    
http://usaigc.com/Competition_calendar.cfm
FAX OR E-MAIL OFFICIAL SCORE SHEETS WITH THE 
OFFICIALS NAMES PRINTED & SIGNED ON THE SCORE SHEET ALONG WITH THE OFFICIALS IGC NUMBER POSTED ON WEBSITE & EVENT THE EVENT Y THEY JUDGED. 
MAIL OR FAX TO: USAIGC: 450 NORTH END AVE. 20F, NY, NY 10282 OR  
FAX: 212-227-9793 FAX: 212-227-9793 
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6. USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES POSTED @ http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies.cfm
7. USAIGC-IAIGC: EDUCATIONAL FEES: $3.00 PER GYMNAST 
WITH OUT ANY OF THIS INFORMATION THE SANCTION IS VOID & NO SCORES COUNT

HOSTING A USAIGC-IAIGC SANCTIONED COMPETITION 
1. Go to www.usaigc.com/meet_directors.cfm<http://www.usaigc.com/meet_di rectors.cfm>    
2. Enter Password: iL8sWQPT!     3. Select A State
4. Click the link to download the athlete report. 
5. Open the file in Excel and save file as XLS format.
6. ALL USAIGC-IAIGC ATHLETE REGISTRATION ENDS THE DAY AFTER OUR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

USAIGC-IAIGC SANCT0NS ARE FREEhttp://usaigc.com/sanction_form.cfm 
HOST CLUB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Competition MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 25 AA Gymnasts.
2. SANCTIONED COMPETITION MUST BE REGISTERED WITH 
ALLGYMNASTICS.COM
IT POSTS YOUR COMPETITION, CHECKS THE ATHLETE REGISTRATION & POSTS THE  SCORES
ONTO OUR CALENDAR PAGE. 
THE HOST CLUBS/COMPETITION DIRECTORS ARE LEGALLY BOUND To 
Conduct USAIGC-IAIGC Competition following our Membership Voted upon Rules and Policies. 
http://usaigc.com/rules_and_policies_artistic.cfm
1. Competition Facility & Equipment Must Meet All Safety Standards Set-Forth by the Gymnastic Community
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. VERIFY ALL CLUBS ENTERED AS USAIGC-IAIGC CLUBS IN GOOD STANDING
ALLGYMNASTICS.COMdoes this for you.
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.USAIGC-IAIGC RULES & POLICIES ADHERED TO.
4 .ALL CLUBS MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER WITH THE 100% BACKGROUND CHECK DESIGNATION ON OUR CLUB DIRECTORY PAGE
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5. NO Athlete Nor Club May Enter a USAIGC-IAIGC SANCTIONED COMPETITION who is: 
-not a USAIGC-IAIGC Member IM GOOD STANDING
-does not have a CURRENT CLUB REGISTRATION
-does not have a 100% Background Designation Posted with their Club Information on our Club Directory Page.
http://usaigc.com/clubinformation.cfm
Allowing a Club into your USAIGC – IAIGC  Competition without these requirements WILL VOID THE SANCTION AND SCORES.  WITHOUT FOLLOWING ANY OF OUR USAIGC-IAIGC COMPETITION RULES THE COMPETITION WILL BE VOID.
CALENDAR PAGE DISPLAYS ALL SANCTIONED COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS. 
CLICK ON: 
Competition Title, a drop down box appears with competition information and a GPS map for directions to the competition.  To VIEW SCORES CLICK ON Scores.
Conclusion of Competition: Competition Directors have 5 days to forward to the USAIGC Office: 
SCORES, Officials Full Name PRINTED & THEIR SIGNATURE, EVENT JUDGED, SCORE SHEETS MUST BE SIGNED BY EACH OFFICIALPAGE, 
SEND IN: SCORES, EDUCATIONAL FEES. 
*Educational Fees 
a. In House Competitions:  $4.00 per gymnast.
b. Outside Facility: $3.00 per gymnast.
c. State/Regional Championships: $3.00 per gymnast 

ONLY Officials posted on our Officials Page/Judging Pool may judge a Sanctioned Competition.
NEW YORK STATE SOUTH Assignor: Technical Director MARY BAKKE M143BNY@aol.com 
USAIGC has its own Judging contract and Officials Insurance.
USAIGC recognizes the NAWGJ as out Official’s Organization. 
REQUIREMENTS TO JUDGE
a. Officials must be optionally rated with a minimum of a current OPTIONAL rating appropriate for the USAIGC/IAIGC Competitive levels they are judging. Minimum Level 8 rating Cooper - Gold.
Level 10 rating: Platinum & Premier.          
b. OFFICIALS MUST FULLY understand the USAIGC/IAIGC Rules & Policies.
c. Officials Dress: Professionally: combination of red, white & navy blue (posted on website/officials page).
IF a Non-USAIGC/IAIGC Official (an Official whose name is not posted on our judging pool) judges a sanctioned USAIGC-IAIGC competition the Host Club will be barred from sanctioning a competition for the remainder of the current Competitive Season and the following year. 
Hiring OFFICIALS: FOR LOCAL,STATE & REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. 
HOST CLUB MAY HIRE USAIGC-IAIGC OFFICIALS FOR ALL LOCAL SANCTIONED  COMPETITIONS FROM OUR OFFICIALS PAGE. STATE & REGIONAL OFFICIALS MUST BE APPROVED BY MARY. OUR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIALS SELECTION IS BY OUR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.
E-MAIL Mary our Technical Director m143b@aol.com 
Conclusion of Sanctioned Competition:  Competition Directors must send to USAIGC Office:
(a). Officials’ Verification Form with Officials Name Printed and SignatureRating and Officals IGC# 
from each Official judging the Sanctioned Competition.
(b). Educational Fees to USAIGC-IAIGC Office
(c). POST SCORES ON CALENDAR PAGE
OFFICIAL’S COMPENSATION PACKAGE 
One Judge Panel $135.00 per session
Two Judge Panel $110.00 per session
Overtime Compensation: Sanctioned Competitions exceeding three-hours, (with a 10 minute grace period), beginning with scheduled march-in, until the last competitor dismounts. Overtime Fee: $25.00 per official. If the time exceeds 3 hours 40 minutes an additional $25.00 per official will be paid to each official. Overtime due to an injury, or an unusual circumstance the Meet Director will not be obligated to pay overtime.
Travel expenses limited to: tolls, cabs, bus fares, train fares, parking, airfares, room accommodations (when required). The USAIGC does not pay mileage or gas.
Per Diem: One session: no meals, two sessions: one meal, three sessions: two meals. If food is not provided: Officials will purchase their meals and present their receipt to the host club/ Meet Director (including 15% tip, when applicable) for reimbursement or no compensation will be made.
Breakfast-Lunch up to $15.00, Dinner up to $20.00 
USAIGC/IAIGC Competitions and Events must be a positive experience for our gymnasts, parents, coaches & officials. This is the responsibility of the Host Club/Meet Director. Strong organizational planning and execution create successful competitions and events. Life is not perfect, things happen, but the Host Club/Meet Director has the responsibility to handle all problems in a professional manner. There are no real problems, only solutions. Our USAIGC Members, Gymnasts, Parents, Officials and Spectators must be treated with respect and show respect.
Any problems, concerns or questions email paul.spadaro@usaigc.com
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Coaches Responsibilities:
a. Fill out the entry form and check for accuracy.
b. Your Gymnast’s personal conduct on and off the competitive floor.
c. Coach’s personal conduct on and off the competitive floor
d. No Cell phones or any communication device on the competitive floor. If a Gymnast uses a Cell phone during the competition: her score is void score at the event she just competed on OR scratched from her next event. Coaches must set the example.
d. Gymnasts & Coaches MUST Remain at the Official’s Table until the Head Judge explains how the event will proceed (warm-up/compete).
e. Gymnasts must stay together when not competing and move as a competitive squad when TOLD/SIGNALED to move.
f. ONLY competing gymnasts may be on the Competitive Floor. A Team Penalty will be taken (.5) for each gymnast on the competitive floor who is not competing.
g. Accident Forms (posted on website) must be filled out at the competition and sent to the USAIGC Office: paul.spadaro@usaigc.com
State & Regional Awards 
1. Meet Directors must provide a “Graduating Senior Plaque” for Graduating Seniors WHO WILL NOT attend the World Championship. Plaques MUST be ordered from A- 1 Awards so the size, design and wording are identical.
2. Meet Directors must purchase the USAIGC Medals for Individual Events from A-1 Awards. All-Around Awards can be at the Host Clubs discretion including the same medal. A-1 receives the list of all State/Regional Competitions. The USAIGC does not receive a rebate from ANY sponsor, including A-1. There is a 14-day minimum ordering period. Payment is by credit card at the time of the order. E-mail orders to: jami@a-1awards.com OR call A-1 Awards at: 800-444-9569 ask for Jami. Please tell Jami this is a USAIGC Medal Order. 
Multi-Organization Gymnastic Competitions: ANY SANCTIONED GYMNASTIC Competition with competitors from different Associations/Organizations MAY NOT be grouped together in the same competitive session. One group must finish before another group can begin their competition. There no mixing of Associations gymnasts within a session. Competitions with two or more equipment setups in the same gym but in different areas must keep the Associations separate. 
ADMISSION FEES: The USAIGC does not set admission fees but sets an example at our World Championship offering reasonable admission, specially priced passes, discounts for children, family pricing. 
ATHLETE ENTRY FEES - The USAIGC does not set entry fees because every competition is financially different. It’s easy to count income but lets not forget expenses. USAIGC/IAIGC competitions provide competitive opportunities for our gymnasts and also bring in income for the Host Club/Parents Group. The USAIGC requests Meet Directors to be sensitive to entry fees and admission fees. We greatly appreciate Meet Directors/Host Clubs that make their competition experience positive for our gymnasts/parents and create a competition friendly atmosphere. 
TEAM FEES: are charged IF Team Awards are given. This should be stipulated on the entry form. 
Entry Fee Guidelines:
a. One Judge Panels MUST 25% lower entry fee than entry fees than two judge panel competitions
b. All-Around Entry Fees: Local (in-house): two judge panel up to $60.00 per gymnast,
c. State/Regional Championships & Invitational Competitions in outside facilities must have 2 judge panels: up to $100.00 per gymnast No State/Regional Championship can exceed $100.00. 
d. USAIGC/IAIAC National Invitational*: Our Newest International Championship $95.00 all Competitive Levels
e. World Championship Entry Fees*:
Copper $125.00, Bronze – Premier, $150.00 and Rhythmic Gymnasts. $130.00 
e. Individual Event Fees 
State/Regional Championship: 25% of entry fee per event 
USAIGC Entry Forms should include 
a. Host Clubs Name and all contact information. b. Competition Site if not in Host Club. c. Dates of Competition with all of the pertinent information.
d. Hotel Information. e. Entry Fee, Scratch Date, Awards, Number of Placements, Banners, Competition Equipment, Competition Format, Admission Fees, Competition Levels, USAIGC Age Divisions and anything else that is relevant to the Competition. f. Gymnast’s Information: Full Name, IGC Number, Competitive Level, DOB, AA and/or Individual Event Specialists*. *For Gymnasts competing on two different levels duplicate the gymnasts name for each level.
g. Deadline Date and whatever else the Host Club requests. 

Entering a USAIGC/IAIGC Competition 
a. Mail, Fax or E-Mail a completed entry-form on or before the deadline date.
b. Host Club must receive Entry Forms and Fees by the deadline date.
c. Faxed/E-Mailed Entries if accepted become the financial responsibility of the attending club for the number of gymnasts registered if gymnasts are not scratched before the scratch date.
d. Scratches on the competition day are not refundable. 
State/Regional Entry Forms must include a place to list the 3 sanctioned USAIGC/IAIGC Competitions the Gymnast competed in and the qualification score posted once for each gymnast. Meet Directors can verify scores from our Website on the Competition Calendar Page. 
Late Entries 
a. Late Entries: may be charged $25.00.
b. Entry Fees not received after the deadline date are considered scratched.
c. Faxed/E-Mail Entry Fees must be received by the host Clubs 72 hours after the Host Club receives the Faxed or Emailed entry forms.
d. No refunds will be given after the scratch date posted. 
Competition Requirements: Session length: maximum 3 hours from scheduled march-in until the last competitor dismounts, barring any injury or unforeseen circumstances
Traditional Format: Number of Athletes per session: 
Copper up to 80 gymnasts per session
Bronze & Silver up to 64 gymnasts per session 
Gold up to 56 gymnasts per session
Platinum & Premier up to 48 gymnasts per session
Competition Directors must use the best competition format based on level and number of competitors in their competition. The number of gymnasts per session is not as important as the length of time of the competition session. 
PDF FILES FOR:
OFFICIALS VERIFCATION and
REQUEST FOR STATE / REGIONAL OFFICIALS are posted on the Competition Page: http://www.usaigc.com/sanction_procedures.cfm 

 

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