Rules & Operations

NC Rules & Operations

NC NGA GYMNASTICS Rules & Operations

Aug. 2022-July 2023

Melissa Ruffino- Women's State Rep

melissaruffino.lrp@gmail.com

704-604-2514

Shawn Bryant - Men's State Rep

shawn@foothillsgym.com

828-302-4630

NC NGA: https://www.nc-nga.com

NGA Rules & Regulations: https://nationalgym.org/rules-%26-requirements

State Meet Qualifying Scores (8-1-22)
From NGA Gymnastics sanctioned meet:

  • Women- 32AA- 8.5 IES
  • Men- 40AA- 7.0 IES
  • 4X4- 30AA- 6.5 IES

Regional Meet Qualifying Scores (8-1-22)
From NGA State Championships:

  • Women- 33AA- 8.75 IES
  • Men- 42AA- 7.2 IES
  • 4X4- 30AA- 7.5 IES

Regional Meet Qualifying Scores (8-1-22)
From NGA Regional Championships:

  • Women- 33.5AA- 9.0 IES
  • Men- 45AA- 7.5 IES
  • 4X4- 30AA- 7.5 IES

Deadline for submitting a Qualifier meet.

In Order for a meet to be approved as a NC State Qualifier, it must be placed on the GymJas calendar by June 10th for the upcoming season. GymJas: : https://gymjas.com

Please sanction your meet first with the National Office first: https://nationalgym.org/sanctions-%2F-forms-%26-more

Qualification Guidelines:

  • 1 qualifying score at an in-state sanction.
  • In-state-only approved meets on NC GymJas Calendar https://gymjas.com and NC NGA calendar can be used as a qualifier.
  • Out-of-state-coach must send score sheet to State Reps as verification. (e-copy only).
  • Must have at least 2 teams competing at the invitational to be considered a State Qualifier.
  • · STATE MEET REGISTRATION IS DUE 3 WKS BEFORE THE STATE MEET (4-7-23) Registration to be completed on MEETMAKER.COM. There will be $50 late fee added to late registrations (open for 5 additional days).
  • · Declaration Date is 3 weeks before state meet.
  • · Specialists must be declared 48 hours prior to state meet and reported to the meet director.

Championship Entry Fees (8-1-22)

  • State: Gymnast- $105/ Team $50
  • Regionals- $115/ No Team fee
  • Nationals- $125/ No Team fee
  • ***Cash Prize+ $1000 Super Teams
  • ***Super Teams 1N-5N= Top 6/each event/min 3 levels
  • ***Super Teams 6N-10N= Top 6/each event/min 3 levels

All Championships must be competed In-Person.

Number of Judges Required for Each Level Competition in NC (8-1-22)

  • Mobility-
  • 1N-5N 1 Judge panel (2 preferred)
  • 6N-10N 2 Judge panel
  • Invitational-
  • 1N-5N 1 Judge panel
  • 6N-10N 2 Judge panel

Please Contact the State Rep prior to the meet for approval to use a 1 judge panel.

  • State & Above-

All Levels 2 Judge panel

Meet Director Information

FOLLOW ALL CURRENT RULES FROM NGA GYMNASTICS RULES & Regulations 2022-2023.
After the Meet:

  • Send completed scoresheets and sanction forms (PDF e-copy ONLY) to the State Reps. Must be received 72 hours from close of the meet.
  • Completed sanction forms must be returned to the National Office. sanctions@nationalgym.org Must be received 72 hours from close of the meet.
  • Important: Coaches are asked to remind gym parents that only professional members should contact the Meet Director.

North Carolina Club of the Year

  • · This award recognizes the NC club who shined, executing the philosophy of the NGA.
  • · The NC Club of the Year shall be voted on by the registered clubs at State Championships. One vote per club.

North Carolina Coaches of the Year

  • · This award recognizes the NC coach who shined, executing the philosophy of the NGA. One will be presented to Level 1n-5N, and one will be presented to Level 6N-10N.
  • · The NC Coaches of the Year shall be voted on by the registered coaches at State Championships. One vote per coach.
  • · (elected in EVEN #2 years-State Chair in Even # 4 years

NC NGA Training Camp

The NC Advisory Board will host a Training Camp for all athletes the 2nd weekend of August each year. Cost is $195 for athletes. It will be free to coaches bringing athletes and $50 for coaches attending without athletes. Registration will open July 1st. The training camp will take place at Foothills Gymnastics Training Center in Hickory, NC.  Hotel blocks will be available mid June.

Coaches & Judges Zoom Meetings:

We will host a regular zoom meeting the first Wednesday @ 9:00pm every other month starting in January. This will help keep everyone up to date on the NC NGA. If you have any questions or would like a topic brought to discussion, please email me at least 3 days prior. Open to Coaches & Judges ONLY.  A link will be emailed out the Monday before.

  • Chair in Even # 4 years

NC NGA Gymnastics State Advisory Board Members:

***Melissa Ruffino 

 melissaruffino.lrp@gmail.com 

 704-604-2514

 ***Shawn Bryant 

 shawn@foothillsgym.com 

 828-302-4630

Mich Faulkner

faulknerselite@gmail.com

646-483-3151

Ashley Shick

Ashley.shick@yahoo.com

540-379-7784

Crystal Richmond 

sanfordacademyteam@gmail.com

808-383-5221

NAWGJ Advisor:

John O'Dell

J.odell74@gmail.com

919-696-1732