Gymnastics - Technical Package

Technical Packages for the NLGames are developed by the Provincial Sport Organization governing each respective sport. Questions should be directed to the Technical Chairperson as noted in Section 1 below, or to the SportNL Games Coordinator Patti Thorne by email pthorne@sportnl.ca or phone 709-576-4629.

1. TECHNICAL CHAIRPERSON
Carolyn Woolgar, Technical Director
Gymnastics NL
1296-A Kenmount Road
Paradise NL A1L 1N3
(709) 576-0146
gymtech@sportnl.ca

2. CONVENER
Mandi Coish
graciagymnastics@gmail.com

3. ELIGIBILITY
Participants must be registered members of Gymnastics Newfoundland and Labrador.
Female athletes must be CJO Level 6 athletes
Male athletes must be CPP Level 1 or 2 athletes

4. AGE CLASSIFICATION
11 – 18 years old by December 31, 2018

5. PARTICIPANTS PER REGION

5.1 ATHLETES
Female Team (WAG)
3 – 6 female athletes

Male Team (MAG)
3 – 6 male athletes

Regions with fewer than 3 male or female athletes may compete however their scores will not count toward team medals.

5.2 STAFF
1 Female Coach (if there are female athletes)
1 Male Coach (if there are male athletes)

If there are athletes of a specific gender attending but no trained coach of the same gender available for the region, the region can request a manager of the same gender to attend for supervision purposes at athletes village.

6. STAFF SELECTION
All coaches and managers must be at least 19 years of age as of March 1, 2018. Coaches must be at minimum NCCP Competition 1 Trained. If a manager is attending for supervision purposes, this individual does not need to be NCCP trained.

7. REGIONAL QUALIFIERS
All regional qualifier inquiries can be directed to the Technical Chairperson as noted in Section 1.

8. REGIONAL CONTACTS
St. John’s North – Allison Kirby allison@cygnusgym.com
Mount Pearl South – Michele Soucy msoucy@campiagymnastics.com
Avalon – Allison Kirby allison@cygnusgym.com or Michele Soucy msoucy@campiagymnastics.com
Eastern – TBD
Central – Sharon Gareau sharon.gareau@gmail.com or airialsgymnasticsclub@gmail.com
Western – TBD
Labrador – Julie Blanchette headcoachsnowbirds@gmail.com
Host – Mandi Coish graciagymnastics@gmail.com

9. REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Each regional team must be registered with the Host by February 8, 2018 through an online registration system that will be provided by the Host.

10. GAMES-TIME MEETINGS
One coach or staff representative from each region and each sport is required to attend the following meetings in the Host region at the commencement of the NLGames:

Coach / Manager General Meeting – date, time and location to be confirmed
Chaired by SportNL and including brief presentations from the Host Committee – will cover logistical information on transportation, accommodations, food services, entertainment, venues, etc.

Sport Technical Meeting – date, time and location to be confirmed
Chaired by the Technical Chair of your sport – will cover sport-specific technical information for your competition.

11. SANCTION
The competition is sanctioned by Gymnastics Newfoundland and Labrador whose rules will govern this competition.

12. SCHEDULE
Gymnastics is a FIRST HALF Sport in the 2018 NLGames from March 10-13.

Final schedules will be posted on www.nlgames.ca/schedule in February after regional teams are selected and registration is completed.

Athletes will compete all events over two days of competition. Scores from day one and day two will be combined for the team final score. If in the event that an athlete does not compete both days their score from day one/two will be used for the other day when calculating team scores.

13. VENUE
Pentecostal Church Gymnasium

14. MEDALS
To be considered for a team medal, a team must have at least three athletes competing on all apparatus. The top three scores on each apparatus will be used to calculate the overall team score. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be presented to the first, second and third place teams.

15. TECHNICAL INFORMATION

15.1 Rules
Female Athletes must compete using the rules set out in the 2018 CJO Manual & Charts. Routines to be judged based on the CJO Level 6 Technical Requirements.

Male Athletes must compete using the rules set out in the 2018 CPP Manual & Charts. Routines to be judged based on the CPP Level 1 Technical Requirements.

15.2 Equipment

Women’s Apparatus
40×40 Floor (please note the floor may not be a spring floor or may not be full size)
Beam
Uneven Bars
Table Vault or Vault Trainer

Men’s Apparatus
40×40 Floor (please note the floor may not be a spring floor or may not be full size)
Mushroom
Table Vault or Vault Trainer
P-Bars (TBD)
High Bar (TBD)

16. NLGAMES POLICIES

Sport policies have been updated as of June 2016 and are available at:

NLGames Sport Policies (June 2016)