2021 Elite Challenge
May 13-16, 2021 - Birmingham, Ala.
May 13-16, 2021 - Birmingham, Ala.
VenueBill Harris Arena
2331 Bessemer Road
Birmingham, Alabama, 35208
HostUSA Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling
ContactFor questions contact:
Sydney Carlson, T&T Program Manager – email@example.com
Jacqui Godfrey, T&T Program Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
SchedulesCompetition Block Schedule (updated 4/13/21)
Training Schedule (updated 4/12/21)
Eligible CompetitiorsCurrent USA Gymnastics T&T Development Level 10 and Elite Athletes.
Divisions: Development Level 10, Youth Elite, Junior Elite, Open Elite, Senior Elite
Entry Fees and Refunds$150 flat fee per athlete (one event or all). No fee for coaches.
Entry fees must be paid with a credit card on the USA Gymnastics Meet Reservation system. Entries are not valid until payment is received.
If a program event is cancelled by USA Gymnastics, participants will receive a 100% refund on entry fees paid if the event is cancelled more than 60 days from the start of the event. If the event is cancelled by USA Gymnastics 60 days or less from the event, the participants will receive a 50% refund on the entry fees paid.
If an athlete withdraws from the event due to an injury or any other reason more than 60 days from the event, she/he may receive a 100% refund on her/his entry fee. If the athlete withdrawals within 60 days of the event, no refund will be given.
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Entry InstructionsRegistration deadline: April 2, 2021
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Late EntryLate entries are subject to approval by the Program Director.
New athlete added to meet: $300.00.
Previously registered athlete adding additional discipline: $150.00.
HotelHilton Birmingham at UAB
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Incomplete or Incorrect EntriesChanges to entries between April 3 and April 23: $25 per correction. Changes to entries after April 23: $50 per correction.
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All changes and scratches after May 7 must be made onsite.
Change fees will apply to those athletes who registered at a lower level and need to change to a higher level due to of mobilization. To avoid this, please register your athlete at the higher level if they plan to attend a mobility meet prior to Elite Challenge. We appreciate your cooperation with this.
JudgesJudges request for assignment due April 2.
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Judges will be paid according to the pay scales detailed in the T&T Rules & Policies. Travel and accommodation will not be provided unless otherwise advised.
RulesRules from the current FIG Elite Code of Points with the USA Gymnastics T&T Special Requirements and JO Code of Points will be used.
Time of Flight will be used for all divisions at the 2021 Elite Challenge.
All age groups are based on the age of the competitor on December 31, 2021.
Competition format is cumulative.
Coaches & OfficialsCoaches, judges and officials who are current professional members will be issued credentials (no pending pro memberships).
Only two coaches per team will be issued credentials. Requests for additional coaches’ credentials must be approved by the Program Director. Teams with more than ten athletes need not apply.
- CLICK HERE to purchase your Advance Sale - Weekend Wristband. Advance Sale - Weekend Wristbands are $25 each and will get you into the venue on all competition days.
- A ticket is required for any spectator over the age of two years old.
- Please be sure to bring a print-out of your ticket or a digital version to exchange for your wristband on site.
- All sales are final.
AwardsAwards will be given to the top three competitors in each division.
Trampoline SpottersCurrent USA Gymnastics professional members or age and physical size appropriate current athlete members. One spotter is required at each corner, if a throw mat is not utilized. If a throw mat is utilized, one additional spotter must be on the same side that the mat is used.
Competition EquipmentEurotramp Ultimate trampolines
Eurotramp Ultimate double mini trampoline
Skakun rod tumbling floor
Competition CardsCompetition cards will be due at the end of each team’s scheduled training session on Thursday. Competition cards will be considered late if received later than the assigned training session end time.
ApparelThe dress code found in the Development and Elite Codes of Points must be followed at all times.
Athletes and coaches may not wear National Team apparel, including anything with the USA flag or logo at any time during training or competition. USA attire may not be worn even if covering logo and flag. USA backpacks or duffle bags are also not allowed.
CoverageThe Elite Challenge will be streamed live on Flo Gymnastics.
If you do not wish to have yours or your athlete’s routines filmed, please contact USA Gymnastics with the athlete’s name.