Training Camps 2018

Camp Dates

North Camp & South Camps
Oct. 12th – 14th, 2018

College Showcase and High Performance Camp

November 9-11, 2018

 


Bids are now being accepted for the North & South Camps and High Performance Camp


Basic North/South Camp Info

  • Clinicians will be brought in from within and outside Region 4
  • All coaches must have a current USA Gymnastics professional number, background check, and Safe Sport Certification
  • Coaches rotate with their athletes to each event
  • Coaches are expected to work within the plan established at each event by the master clinician and must be willing to aid the clinician in the implementation of the plan while at the event.
  • Judges will provide critiques of the athletes
  • There will be 6 rotations on Saturday, 30 minutes/rotation. Athletes will get to each event 2X on Saturday (Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor, Dance, Judging/Outside Experts)
  • There will be 6 rotations on Sunday, 45 minutes/rotation (Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor, Dance)
  • The goal of the North and South training camps is to provide opportunities for learning for coaches, athletes, and judges and to develop relationships within our Region

Basic College Showcase and High Performance Camp Info

  • College coaches will be invited to watch the Friday College Showcase. Personal coaches will structure and organize the workout for their athlete(s). Athletes will provide bios and wear numbers to be identified by coaches.
  • The goal of the camp is to raise the level of gymnastics in Region 4 and provide opportunities for comradery between the gymnasts
  • Clinicians will be brought in from outside and inside the region
  • All coaches working the training camps must hold a USA Gymnastics professional number, Background Check, and Safe Sport Certification
  • Coaches rotate with their athletes to each event
  • Coaches are expected to work within the plan established at each event by the master clinician and must be willing to aid the clinician in the implementation of the plan while at the event.
  • Athletes will be expected to show bonus connections, special requirements, and combinations
  • Judges will provide critiques of the athletes
  • There will be 6 rotations on Saturday, 30 minutes/rotation. Athletes will get to each event 2X on Saturday (Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor, Dance, Judging/outside expert)
  • There will be 6 rotations on Sunday, 45 minutes/rotation (Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor, Dance)
  • An expectation letter will be sent out to athletes and coaches prior to the camp. Athletes will be expected to come to camp prepared.

Qualifying To Camp

90 Athletes will be accepted in the order they are received and based on the priority system. (Only Priority 1-3 athletes are eligible for the College Showcase and High Performance Camp)

Priority #1:  All 2018 Elite/JO National Qualifiers ( Priority 1 and 2 athletes would have 30 days from the start of registration to accept spots in the camp or we will move down to priorities 3 through 5.)

Priority #2:  All 2018 Western  Qualifiers (Priority 1 and 2 athletes would have 30 days from the start of registration to accept spots in the camp or we will move down to priorities 3 through 5.)

Priority #3:  All Level 2018 9/10 Regional Competitors and Level 8 super Team Competitors

Priority #4:  All Level 2018 8/9/10 State Competitors and Level 8 Non Super Team Regional Qualifiers

Priority #5:  All other 2018 Level 6/7/8/9/10 Athletes


Entry Fee:

North/South Camps

  • $180.00 / athlete, all priorities (coaches are FREE with athletes)
  • $100.00 / observing coach (coach with no athletes)
  • $50.00 / judge

College Showcase and High Performance Camp

  • $100.00/athlete for the College Showcase (coaches are FREE with athletes)
  • Training Camp is FREE for Priority #1 & #2 athletes
  • Training Camp is $80.00 for Priority #3 athletes, provided they participate in the College Showcase
  • $100.00/Observing Coaches
  • $50.00/Observing Judges

*Payment in full is required.  If your athletes are in priority #’s 3-5 listed above and they do not get in you will be refunded in full.


Interested In Hosting Camp?

Bids are due June 1st, 2018. Please complete the form bid form and email it to Region 4 JOCC, Paige Roth at paiger@iowagymnest.com

Bid Form

  • Host Facilities must provide:
    • Full Access to the facility from 4:00 PM Friday through 1:00 PM Sunday
    • Loose foam pits for Vault, Floor, and Bars (shared pits okay, but not ideal)
    • Ability to host 90 athletes plus many coaches and observing coaches/judges
    • Secondary area for Dance
    • Additional area with AV for classroom sessions
    • Trampolines and Tumble Trak
    • Multiple Vault Areas with additional areas for drills and side stations
    • Combination of low and high beams (minimum 8-12 beams)
    • Bar area to include floor bars, channel, and multiple sets
  • Host Facility must help facilitate:
    • Athlete check in
    • Host hotel(s)
    • Transportation for clinicians
    • Area for Clinicians meeting
    • Catering (paid for by the Region) for clinicians meals
    • Area for the Saturday night social (for example, pool area at host hotel)

Camp hosts will be compensated $3,000.00 gym rental fee

Please contact the JO Chair with questions.