MINUTES WOM EN'S TECHNICAL COMMITTEE Minutes Not for "official" publication until I I I D. approval at March WTC Meeting. The motion was made, seconded and However, minutes may be released as passed to have the top three scores in "unofficial." both Compulsories and Optionals (total of eight events) count toward team scores at Junior and Senior Meets only. The Women's Technical Committee same system was recommended for 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Nov. 13 Regional Competition. However, the final 11:15a.m . -1:00p.m. Nov.14 decision on team scoring at Regionals is Region I the responsibility of the Regional Officers RTD J. Pasquale - Present RC, RTD, RHC, and Class I Coach RHC D. Flansaas - Present Advisors. It was decided that each state RC C. Wagner - Present has the power to handle team awards for Region II Class I, 11 and 111 meets as they wish. RTD K. Patoile - Present Ill E. RHC G. Lewis - Present Report on height of horse for juniors (2nd meeting only) and children: It has been moved Region Ill seconded and passed to accept the FIG RTD S. Weber - Present heights of 120 centimeters for all classes RHC R. Hill - Present of seniors. The children's and junior RC M. Mahoney - Present divisions may elect to use the FIG height Region IV of 120 centimeters or adjust the horse RTD E. Weaver - Present down to 110 centimeters as desired by RHC C. Johnson - Present the individual gymnast. The horse may RC C. Robertson - Present not be set at 115 cm. Region V RTD G. Treiber - Present 111 I: Meets with problems: (2nd meeting only) For addition to the National Bid Form RHC C. Caudill - Present for Elite, Class I Jr. & Sr. I J.O. : All RC C. Leidtke - Present technical procedures and regulations Region VI pertaining to the competition must be RTD S. Valley - Present cleared through the National Technical RHC G. Coco - Present Chairman. These matters must be RC L. Chencinski - Present finalized no later than one month prior to Region VII the competition. If the technical matters RTD A. Schweyer - Present and regulations are in violation of any RHC B. Strauss - Present USGF Rules and Pol icies for (Donna Strauss) Competition, the Chairman of the RC R. McBride - Present Women's Committee, after Region VIII recommendation and approval of the RTD D. Darst National Technical Chairman and the RHC V. Edwards National Head Coach, has the authority RC L. Taylor and obligation to withdraw the scheduled Attending guests: competition and immediately designate Nichole McDuff, Canadian Coach - an alternate site. 2nd meeting only; J. Fountaine, For addition to Regional Bid Form Equipment Specification Committee. Elite and Class I: All technical procedures and regulations pertaining to the New Address: Cap Caudill, 3103 Fern Valley Rd. competition must be cleared through the Director. These Suite 107, Louisville, Ky. 40213 - Phone Regional Technical matters must be finalized as soon as (home) 5D2-49J -0981. possible after all regional entries are New Phone: known no later than April 1, 1976. If the Vannie Edwards Office techn ical matters and regulations are in 318-222-2116; Home - 318-378-4482 violation of any USGF Rules and Policies for competition, the Regional Chairman, 11. Minutes after consultation with the RTD and From the August WTC Meeting were R HC and after approval of the National approved with the following Technical Chairman and Women's amendments: Committee Chairman, has the authority
and obligation to withdraw the scheduled competition and immediately designate an alternate site. For addition to the State Meet Bid Form Class I, 111 & 111: All technical procedures and regulations pertaining to the competition must be cleared through the "Class 11" RTD by the SC. These matters must be finalized as soon as possible and no later than one month before the competition. If the technical matters and regulations are in violation of any USGF Rules and Policies for competition, the Regional Chairman, after recommendation and approval of the RTD and RHC, has the authority and obligation to withdraw the scheduled competition and immediately designate an alternate site. 111.
A. Regional Elite Boards - Muriel will send written report (to be sent at a later date and approved by mail or at the March WTC Meeting). B. Criteria! for "exceptional cases" in the Regional Elite program will still be handled by each Regional Coaching Board. C. Regional Elite Clinic Reports are all in except for Region I, after the Clinic Director has not sent his report to D. Flansaas after repeated request. (WTC Chairman needs copy of VI 11 Report from NHC). D. Regional Elite Qualifiers, Oct. 31, Nov. 1 Region I 17 + Archer & Fike II 6 Ill 2 IV 2 +Casey V Meet not being held until Nov. 22, 23 (J. Fie spoke strongly to the point that the RTD had no right to change this date from the designated weekend and that this should never occur again). Projected entry: 2-5 VI 8 +Walker VII 12+Jocum VIII 5 +Shotwell This adds 52 qualifiers to the present 30 who are already