Optional Athletes (Level 6 - 10) - A gymnast must compete at his State Championships or he must follow the appropriate procedures below to petition into the Regional Championships.
Compulsory Athletes (Level 3 - 5) - Gymnasts qualify in rank order by combining all age groups of a Level in the All Around at their respective State Championship. Athletes may petition by following the appropriate procedures below to petition into the Regional Championships.
There is no qualifying score at any level. Qualification is by rank order based on the state allotments.
If a qualified athlete chooses not to attend, the State Chairman will go to the next athlete in the all-around to fill their allotment number.
VERY IMPORTANT- Athletes that qualify for Regionals must register and pay at the State Championships. You must print a copy of your USA Gymnastics Meet Reservation for the State Championships and bring it to the State Meet. You will use this document as the entry form for Regionals by crossing off any athlete not qualified or choosing to not attend Regionals. This form and payment payable to GA MEN'S USA GYMNASTICS must be submitted prior to Team Finals on Sunday,March 13. LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PETITIONS TO THE 2022 REGION 8 CHAMPIONSHIPS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO ME AT THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Petitions will be very strictly evaluated. Petitions without the required supporting documentations will not be considered.
Petition athletes must pay for Regional Championships like a regular athlete at the State Championships and should be included in the club registration.
Petitions that are not approved will receive a refund.
A completed petition must include the following information: