Level 7 & 8 Regional Championships

April 21 – 23, 2017

Kellogg Arena, 1 McCamly Square
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Region 7 & 8 Regional
Registration Packet

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Age Groups Breakdown

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Host Club

Branch Gymnastics

branchgymnastics.com

269-963-4770

Meet Directors

Al & Cindy Scharns, Nicole Bentley

Venue

Kellogg Arena

1 McCamly Square
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Parking

Parking in the Hamblin Ave Parking ramp, Jackson Street parking and Michigan Ave parking will be $8.00.

Parking at the Rink Lot is free and is a short walk to the arena.

If you are directed to the Jackson St, Michigan Ave or Rink lots, Al and Cindy would encourage you to drop your gymnast and family members off at the Kellogg Arena/McCamly Plaza Hotel entrance located in the loop off of McCamly St. (behind Hamblin Ave Parking structure, see map for reference).

The Admission/Welcome center can be reached thru this entrance.

Parking in the ramp on Friday daytime will be limited.

Qualification Process

A regional qualifying score may be achieved at your respective State Championships

Level 7 35.00 IES 9.00 / Event
Level 8 34.00 IES 9.00 / Event

Note: Regarding IES, gymnasts must be declared as an IES on the official Entry Form.

Registration and Entry Procedure:

Official Entry Form and Payment needs to be handed to the State Chair or designee at your state meet. In addition, you must go online to register all qualified athletes through the USA Gymnastics System on or before the Monday after your State Meet

  1.  Level 7 & 8 will have both an online and paper registration upon completion of the meet.
  2.  The paper registration along with payment are due the last day of your state meet.
  3. The online registration is thru USA Gymnastics.  You must have a USA Gymnastics Username and Password and MUST BE A DESIGNATED CLUB ADMINISTRATOR
  4. Make sure to double check your USA Gymnastics club list for accuracy:  Gymnasts Spelling of Names, Date-of-Birth and Level.
  5. Step by step procedures for Online Registration:
    • Log onto www.usagym.org
    • Click on Member Services (top right)
    • Click on Club Administration (left navigation)
    • Click on Membership Verification
    • Click on Search for Competitions
    • Choose the Regional Competition and State.
    • Place a checkmark next to qualified gymnasts.  Include petitioned gymnasts for Level 8 only. No petitions for Level 7.
    • Check attending coaches
    • Click submit
    • Both yourself and the meet director will receive an email with your entry confirmation

** Michigan Level 7-10 State meet will have i-pads/computers onsite for the coaches to complete registration after each session.

Submit Entry and Payment

Al Scharns

2017 Level 7 & 8 Regional Championships
393 N. Helmer Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037

Please make checks payable to Branch Gymnastics.

Petitions:

Level 7 - No Petitions Allowed

Level 8 - Injury petitions will be accepted if their petition score is a 35.00 or above or IES of 9.25 however they will not be eligible for State Team.

Fees

$90.00/gymnast

Entries are not considered official until payment is received.

Refunds

Refunds will be honored up to 10 (ten) days before the start of the Regional competition

Host Hotels

McCamly Plaza Hotel

50 Capital Ave SW
Battle Creek, MI 49017
269-963-7050
Room Rate: $114
(Ask for Women’s LV 7 & 8 Regionals special rate)

Holiday Inn (Battle Creek)

12812 Harper Village Drive
Battle Creek, MI 49014
269-979-0500
Room Rate: $119
*Includes a free breakfast
(Ask for Women’s LV 7 & 8 Regionals special rate)

Admission

$10.00

Adults (18+ yrs.)

$5.00

Seniors (65+ yrs.)

$4.00

Children (over 5 yrs.)

Equipment

AAI equipment provided by Midwest Gym Supply

www.midwestgymsupply.com

Score System

ProScore / PlasmaGen / Alpha System

Competition Format

Modified Capitol Cup

Awards

Individual Event and All-Around Placements

A minimum of 40% of each age division will receive State Meet A1 medals.

All gymnasts beyond the 40% will receive an all-around participation medal.

Level 7 and 8 individual awards:

  1. Level 7 Age Groups:

    1. Thirty-three percent (33%) of age group are awarded for event and all-around.

      1. First (1st) to Sixth (6th) place are awarded regional size (2.5”) medals.
      2. Seventh (7th) and lower are awarded state size (2.25”) medals.
      3. State Teams per Age Group are awarded a plaque (5” x 7”). Total of eight (8) plaques per Age Group

  2. Level 8 Age Groups:

    1. Thirty-three percent (33%) of age group are awarded for event and all-around.

      1. First (1st) to Sixth (6th) place are awarded regional size (2.5”) medals.
      2. Seventh (7th) and lower are awarded state size (2.25”) medals.
      3. State Teams per Age Group are awarded a plaque (5” x 7”). Total of eight (8) plaques per Age Group

Apparel

There will be Official Meet apparel available on site

Floor Music:

Coaches must provide floor music in a digital format (MP3, computer, tablet, smart phone, etc.).The meet director does not provide CD playback equipment.
The device must have a screen and must be able to be connected to the playing equipment via cable.

Photo Release

Permission is hereby grated to the Branch Gymnastics by way of entering the USA Gymnastics Level 7 & 8 Regionals at the Kellogg Arena to use any photographs that may be taken at the event on the Regional Meet or Branch Gymnastics web sites and/or in Regional / Meet or Branch Gymnastics printed publications or electronic communications without further consideration, and to hold harmless the above named entities.

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