Bids must be submitted to the State Board by the published date.
The Board prefers outside facilities to club locations but will accept all bids.
The Board will award the State Championships to an organization whose bid provide the highest quality competition for the athletes.
Once the bid is awarded, the host organization is responsible for all functions of the competitions.
The State Board reser ves the right to provide input and guidance.
State Meet Qualification
All athletes are eligible to attend the State Championships
State Meet Entry/Qualification Deadline
Athletes must be entered and paid for the State Championships three weeks prior to t he competition. For the 2014 Championships, this deadline date is Friday, February 21.
An athlete is only considered entered in the meet after his name is registered with the Meet Director and valid payment is received.
State Meet Entry Fees
$85 per athlete in gym
$100 per athlete out of gym facility
$60 per Team level
$100 for Level 5 and 6 Team Finals per team
A $100 late fee will be assessed per club for entries not received by the published date
Levels will be as determined by USA Gymnastics.Age groups with more than 24 athletes must be sub divided into two smaller divisions named Junior and Senior.
Admission Fees (for spectators)
(5 & under)
As deemed appropriate by the host organization and approved by the State Board
All Levels 4 – 10 including the Technical Sequence and Level 5 & 6 Team Finals must be included in the schedule
Level 5 & 6 Team Finals
The top 6 Level 5 and 6 teams will compete in Team Finals to be held as the final session on Sunday.
The host organization is responsible for all expenses pertaining to Team Finals
The entry fee of $100 per team per level is due at the Team Finals meeting that will be held immediately following the respective Level 5 and Level 6 session.
A team not present at the Team Finals meeting will forfeit their teams place in Team Finals and the next team listed on the results will b e awarded the spot.
Teams can compete up to 5 athletes on a given event with the top 3 scores counting towards the team score.
Qualifying to Regionals
The Allotment Form is due to the State Chairman by a specified date.
This information will be used to determine the number of athletes allowed at the 201 4 Region 8 Championship.
A gym that does not turn in this form by the required date, will void their athletes opportunity to attend the 2013 Region 8 Championship .
The state allotment numbers are deter mined prior to the state championships and are based on the numbers from the allotment forms returned to the state chairman NOT the number of athletes at state championship.
Seasonal Athlete Fee/Head Tax
A fee of $10.00 per athlete is due to GA Men’s USAG for every athlete competing in season. The deadline for this annual fee will be announced by the state chairman near the beginning of each season. An additional late fee of $5 per athlete will be applied for fees submitted after the posted deadline.
Competition Head Tax
Each meet hosted in the State of Georgia is subject to a $2.00 per gymnast for an invitational and $4.00 for state Meet. Payment must be sent to State Chairman no later than 72 hrs. After the end of the meet. Not paying head tax may jeopardize participation to state Meet.