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U S G F Junior Olympic Program TO:

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Regional USG F Junior Oly mpic Chai rmen , RC' s, RTD's

FROM: Audrey Schweyer, Chairman USGF Junior Olympic Program (Women's E>iv'. ) 1850 S. W. 17th St reet Allentown, PA 18103 RE:

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1975 USGF Junior Olympic Program

The USG F Jun ior Olympi cs wi ll provi de outsta nding opport unities, at the regiona l and nationa l level, for the development and recogni ti on of talented and promisin g young gymnasts - o ur future Ol y mpians. I.

Eligibility A.

Class I (Advanced Compul sory ) Jr. and Sr. Divi si ons 12- 14 and 15+.

B.

Th e USG F Cl ass I State meet w ill serve as th e f irst ph ase of th e Junior Ol ym pi cs. 1.

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Qualify ing Procedures fo r Reg ional Jr. Olympic Competitors A.

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Entry into t he USGF Junio r Olymp ics program must be in it iat ed at t he Class I state meet.

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The fi rst , second , third, and fou rth pl ace AA (compulsory and opti on al) w inners in each age group divi sion of th e st ate meet w ill be allowed to advance into t he Regional Junior Olympic Championship Meet .

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Thi s w ill create a regional championshi p w it h eight gymn ast s re present ing each st ate .

2.

In the event that a gymnast is un abl e to compete in the Regional meet due t o illness or in jury, t he gymnast wi th the next high est AA score (e x: fifth place) fro m the 'state meet wi ll be given the opport un ity to enter the Region al Championships.

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A gym nast w ho has qualified for the Regiona l meet w ill com pete in t hat championship in the age group divi sion det ermin ed by her age in th e st ate meet .

Regional USGF Junio r Olymp ic Ch ampionships A.

Regional meet m ay be he ld any tim e following the Class I Jr. and Sr. Nationals.

B.

It will be the r.esponsibilit y of t he Regi onal Junior Olympic chairman to organize the reg ional competi t ion. 1.

T he SC wil l ar ran ge to send th e nam es of the states entr ies into the Region al Junior Olympic meet to her Junior Olym pic cha irman im medi ately fo llowing the state meet.

2.

Th e Ju nio r Olympic chai rm an for each regi on wil l forward al l pert in ent informa t ion concerning th e regional ch ampionsh ip to th e coach es of qualif ied gymn asts. If possible, this information should be availabl e for distribution at t he state meet.

C.

Entry fees are in orde r since th e m eet must be financially self-sufficient.

D.

A ppropriate awards wi ll be provid ed for t he AA winners by the USGF.

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Profile for USA Gymnastics

USGF News - February 1975  

USGF News - February 1975