Level 9 Easterns
Apr 28 – Apr 30 all-day
2017 JO Nationals
May 4 – May 7 all-day
Xcel Regionals
May 12 – May 14 all-day

Xcel Regional to be held in Peoria Illinois May 12-14.
Qualification is at State Meet only… no petitions allowed to Regionals
Silver and Gold qualifying score is 35.5.
Platinum and Diamond qualifying score is 35.00
Entry fee is $90 and must be paid at State Meet.
State Teams – Top 14 AA regardless of age will make up 2 teams of 7 each (Team A and Teaam B) for Silver, Gold and Platinum. There will be one team of top 7 AA regardless of age for Diamond.
Gymnasts not qualifying for a state team will compete by age group.
IES – 9.0 at State and must be entered to state as an IES

Other Noted items
Please make sure all latest updates have been read. I have listed a few of the most often asked questions.
The Start Value for the 1/4-1/2 on – repulsion off is now a 9.8 for Platinum.
For Silver vault – mats must be 8 inches (+/- 2 inches) higher than table. .3 deduction if not.
A handstand may only be used as the 1st skill for acro series credit on Beam.
A round off flip flop to 2 feet and a round off flip flop step out are considered the same tumbling pass on floor.

Thank you,
Nancy Gibson
R5 Xcel Chairperson