To develop competition that will add to the growth of men’s gymnastics in each state.
To encourage participation in competitive gymnastics within each club program.
To develop judges who may grow to be Nationally Certified.
The State Men’s Gymnastics League is comprised of many Clubs and Judges from across each State. NGA provides access to competition and learning opportunities to all its members at a greatly reduced cost. This encourages participation and increases the level of competition.
Developing Judges within the organization, ensures the quality of judging remains high, and the cost to meet directors stays affordable..
(Meet results should be sent to State League President)
Suggested Entry Fee
Level 1-5 $45 No team fee “In club meets”
Level 1-5 $55 & no team fee for “Out of facility”
Level 1-5 $60 For League State Championship Meet
Level 6 – 7 + $10.00
Level 8 – 10 + $20.00
Suggested gate fee: $5- adults; $3 child (12 & under); Free for under 5.
Level 1-5 Ribbons colored and labeled with event name.
(Each boy should have 6 different colors at the end of the day.)
Ribbons for events with score recorded on back or on score card.
Medals for AA placement using as many age groups as is reasonable.
Team Awards for all teams, and Individual Award Concept
Level 1 – 5 meets use the 1-touch, compete, and rotate to next event. Optional gymnasts will
need 2-3 Warm-up turns. Level 1-5 meet must be short and sweet and pre competition routines should be limited or discouraged.
Level 1-5 Event Warm-up time: 30 min. (open warm-up)
Level 6-10 Event Warm-up time: 30 min. (open warm-up)
One Touch Level 1-5,
Two touch Level 6-7
Three touch Level 8-10
Modified Capital Cup is suggested for Optional levels.
Sessions and Events
In determining the number of events to run at a time and/or the number of sessions of the meet, consider this: “Maximum of 10 gymnasts in a squad.”
Overview for Level 1-5
A positive and inexpensive introduction to competitive gymnastics.
1-1/2 to 2-hour sessions including awards
They need not do all events.
Gym shorts and T-shirt are acceptable attire.
A scorecard recording the athlete’s score
A ribbon for each routine (same color for good or bad routines).
An All-Around Placement Medal.
They go home with 6 ribbons of different colors, a medal and a score card.
All teams receive a trophy.
The goal is to maintain the same Team concepts through each Level of competitions.
New Ideas Competition Format
Use an “Off the Bench” athlete. At the end of an event, the head coach will have the option to use any athlete on his athletes on his team roster to do a routine to replace his lowest score. He must take the “Off the Bench” score. The coach must decide within 30 seconds of posting his team’s last score whether to use an Off the Bench score.
Team Sticks– Teams will receive a bonus of 0.3 for 3 stuck landings in a row on each apparatus (including pommel horse). Judges will raise a green flag for each stick and then a gold flag for the team bonus 3rd stick in a row.
Judge will use Flags
Team Stick with Green and Gold Flags
Off the Bench with White Flag
Top Score on each event Blue Flag
Junior Level “May” combine Levels if they have Smaller Teams.
All Athletes on your team may compete every event, so everyone gets a chance to compete.
You must Designate your 8 or 4 Team Members per event before competition starts.
Large Team Division (May Combine Level as Shown)
Levels 8,9&10 Team Score 8 Athletes 5 up 4 Count
Levels 6&7 Team Score 8 Athletes 5 up 4 Count
Levels 4&5 Team Score 8 Athletes 5 up 4 Count
Levels 1&3 Team Score 8 Athletes 5 up 4 Count
Smaller Team Division
Team Score 4 Athletes 3 up 2 Count
Team Awards every team receives a Trophy
Individual Award Concept
Gold 6 events score counts
Silver 5 event score counts
Bronze 4 event score counts
Top Score on each event Gold
AA up to 50% of participants in each level