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High Performance Camp Information

We are busy finalizing plans for our 10th Annual High Performance Camp, Sept. 19-21 at Woodward. In this email you will find some important reminders regarding the camp.  Attached you will find a reminder list, liability waivers, and fundraiser information. All attendees—athletes, coaches and judges—must submit a liability waiver.   Any attendees of minor age must have this signed by a parent/legal guardian.  You do not need to complete the page on Medical History–There are a large number of registered coaches and athletes with expired pro or athlete memberships.  This is a sanctioned event, and these must be up to date in order to attend–no exceptions!  Chris Erickson has emailed all clubs that have a coach or athlete who has not renewed.  MANY OF THE COACHES ON THIS LIST DO NOT HAVE CURRENT BACKGROUND CHECKS.  If this is the case, it is possible that the background check will not be cleared before the camp.  If your coach cannot attend, and you will be replacing the coach, please make sure you notify me by Wednesday September 17th with the coach’s name and USAG number so that I can verify.  Athlete renewals are easier–you just have to pay their dues!  Again, if the name (athlete or coach) is not cleared before the camp, the coach and/or athlete may not attend the camp.  All athletes must be accompanied by a coach! I have also attached information about our team building Fundraiser “Region 7 Strong” to continue raising money for the American Cancer Society.  I hope you will consider betting on one of our athlete teams.  Winning bets will be awarded a coupon for free registration to 2015 Regional Congress!  You can bid on a team during registration or up until 8:30am on Saturday (end of warm-up). Lastly, and a huge favor to me, if you have any questions about the camp, please have a coach or judge (or club employee) contact me. Please do not have family members emailing or calling me.  I REALLY appreciate that!! See you all next week! Linda Johnson Region 7 JOCC Cell:  (443) 569-9412 Home and Fax: (410) 721-5853 ljohnson.60@comcast.net

2014 Judges Critique Clinic

Please find the attached information for the NEW Judges Critique Clinic


JO Code of Points Update

.O. Optionals Update on https://usagym.org/pages/women/pages/jooptionals.html - 9/5/14
Order the Junior Olympic Code of Points
2013-17 Code of Points Errata (updated 9/5/14)
Women’s JO Code of Points Updates
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Sept. 5, 2014

VAUSAG Representatives 2014-2015

In June-July 2014 nominations were taken for VAUSAG Area Representatives and Member at Large Representative positions.  The results were as follows:


All VA SAC Area Representatives ran unopposed and were re-elected by acclamation for another 2 year term, September 2014-August 2016.  Congratulations to all our Area Representatives for their continued support of VAUSAG.

Tim Mengering – Northern VA Area Representative

Jim Roe – Capital Area Representative

Cheryl Risk Johnson – Southwest Area Representative

Melanie Cuozzo – Northwest Area Representative

Joe Gamma – Central Area Representative

Wendy Hylton – Tidewater Area Representative

There were 3 nominations for the Member at Large Positions.  The results of the election were as follows:

At Large Positions: Lindsay LaRoche & Erin Berry Sams



Women’s Program Rules & Policies

Women’s Program Rules & Policies

Current Professional Members with Women’s Program discipline can request a hard copy of the Women’s Rules and Policies by sending a written request that includes their name, member # and current address. Click here to email your request today. Mailing times are approximately 2 weeks.

Effective August 1, 2013 for the 2013-2014 season coaches must have a university certification minimum of “Instructor” certified in order to participate in a sanctioned gymnastics competition.

State Meeting & Clinic Information – URGENT

State Clinic Information & Registration Forms

2014 – 2015 Meet Calendar

The new meet calendar for 2014-2015 has been added.

2014-2015 Meet Calendar


New Xcel Updates

Xcel Updates

Attention : USA Gymnastics Minutes

JO Committee Meeting Minutes

Technical Committee Meeting Minutes

Committee Minutes

Save the Date!

Save the Date! November 1-2, 2014

The Virginia National Association of Women’s Gymnastics Judges would like you to SAVE THE DATE for the VIRGINIA GYMNASTICS JUDGING CRITIQUE CLINIC scheduled for November 1st & 2nd, 2014.

The Judging Clinic Committee Members would like FEEDBACK regarding YOUR SPECIFIC INTEREST in participating in this clinic offered by the Virginia Judges held prior to the 2014-2015 competition season.

It is important to relay that there will NO LONGER be a Judges Cup held in VA. In place of Judge’s Cup, we wanted to provide an opportunity for coaches and athletes to work in small groups with judges. It is our hope that you come away from this clinic with a greater understanding of how to better the routines presented in competition and see improved scores for the upcoming season.

We want to place the clinic in an area closest to those who want to attend. Please take the time to fill out this quick survey by clicking on the google doc link below and please be sure to answer every question so that we can best meet your needs.


Thank you!
VANAWGJ Judging Clinic Committee

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