The Women's State Committee met on November 2nd via Zoom.  Meet fees and pre-meet information were discussed, as well as other important items.  Here are the meeting minutes.




USA Gymnastics will allow for sanctioned events to continue for the 2020/2021 season.  Meet directors and clubs will be permitted to host sanctioned events, provided that the event can be conducted in a manner that is in compliance with their local government guidelines and laws.  Please visit the USA Gymnastics Coronavirus webpage for updates and resources from USA Gymnastics.




Guidelines for Reopening gymnastics programs have been issued by USA Gymnastics' Athlete Health and Wellness Council. Although not a comprehensive guide, this publication should be helpful for gymnastics schools and is certainly worth reading.




The latest USAG Program Updates are available for the Men's and Women's programs.  Download the Men's program updates and the Women's program updates from the USA Gymnastics website.  The Women's program updates include the latest JO Floor Exercise updates to the Women's Code of points.




Reporting Women's JO and Xcel Meet Results
All scores from ALL LEVELS MUST be sent to results@cousag.com in order for a meet to be considered as a qualifying meet.  Please note that YOU MUST INCLUDE THE SANCTION NUMBER with the results.  Instructions are available for exporting results from ProScore, Beyond the Scores or a generic format.  No scores can be counted if they aren't reported in one of these accepted formats.

Please click the appropriate link above for instructions on how to report the meet results in the format of your choice. If you need to enter your scores by hand, the generic template can be found here.




The Cheryl L. Baits Gymnastics Award is given each year to a deserving Xcel program athlete who plans to attend the Regional Championship Meet.  Current Regional levels are Gold, Platinum, and Diamond.  Depending on gym policy, this award will go to the gym or family of the athlete.  An application for the award can be downloaded here.




The official USA Gymnastics 2020 - 2021 Rules & Policies are now available online.   The Womens's Rules and Policies, the Mens's Rules and Policies and the Tumbling & Trampoline Rules & Policies can be downloaded or viewed for free from the USA Gymnastics web site.




Meet Directors for this competition season will no doubt want to download and view this presentation on what it takes to run an efficient and sanction violation free meet.




Colorado Men's Rules and Policies are available now.  Those who are Men's USAG Professional members should read and review the document.  Any questions or suggestions should be sent to the Men's State Board members listed on our website.




Xcel for Boys is designed to offer a broad-based, affordable competitive experience outside the traditional Jr. Olympic Program to attract and retain a diverse group of athletes.  Both the Xcel for Boys Program manual as well as a How to Start an Xcel Program for Boys guide are available as a free download from the USA Gymnastics Boy’s Xcel page.  Additional information can be found Here.




Do you have questions, comments or suggestions for the Women's State Committee?  You can send an email with your message to them all using this handy link.




Colorado State Law, Senate Bill 11-040 REQUIRES ALL coaches with primary supervisory responsibility for a youth athletic activity to complete annual concussion recognition education.  A course that is free and meets these requirements can be found at www.nfhslearn.com.  In order to take the free course, you will need to register with the NFHS Learning Center.  Please take the time to take this course for the safety of our children, and to become compliant with the law.



2020 - 2021 Dates to Remember (subject to change)

Jan 8 - 10, 2021   (W) Level 5 State Championships - Premier Gymnastics
 
Feb 12 - 13, 2021   (W,XW) Bronze, Silver and Level 3 State Championships - TBD
Feb 19 - 20, 2021   (W) Level 4 State Championships - TBD
 
Apr 15 - 18, 2021   (W) Level 9 & 10 Regional Championships - TBD
Apr 15 - 18, 2021   (XW) Gold State Championships - Active Athletics
Apr 23 - 25, 2021   (W) Level 8 Regional Championships - Overland KS
Apr 30 - May 2, 2021   (W) Level 7 Regional Championships - Colorado
Apr 30 - May 2, 2021   (XW) Xcel Platinum & Diamond Regional Championships - Active Athletics
 
May 7 - 9, 2021   (XW) Xcel Gold Regional Championships - Galveston, TX
May 14 - 16, 2021   (W) JO National Championships - TBD
 
Jun 4 - 6, 2021   (W) JO Compulsory Routine Clinic (East Coast)
Jun 11 - 13, 2021   (W) JO Compulsory Routine Clinic (West Coast)
 
Jul 23 - Aug 8, 2021   (M,W) Olympic Games - Tokyo, JPN
 



Club Owners and Meet Directors need to understand the IRS rules for 1099 forms.  If you paid any single judge or other independent contractor $600.00 or more in a calendar year, you are responsible for sending them and the IRS a 1099 form.  Please read the information regarding compliance with the IRS code for 1099 forms in order to meet federal requirements.  This could be important for your business...



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