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Xcel is an alternative USA Gymnastics competitive program offering individual flexibility to coaches and gymnasts.

The goal of Xcel is to provide gymnasts of varying abilities and commitment levels, the opportunity for a rewarding gymnastics experience.

Membership Requirements:

  • BRONZE – athletes must be 5 years old
  • SILVER – athletes must be 6 years old
  • GOLD – athletes must be 7 years old
  • PLATINUM – athletes must be 8 years
  • DIAMOND – athletes must be 9 years old

Athletes must be registered with USA Gymnastics to compete in USA Gymnastics sanctioned XCEL competitions. May register online as an Introductory Athlete $20

Athletes must be the minimum age by the date of their first competition.


The Xcel iCode was updated March 9, 2017 as Version 2.0. with some minor corrections in charts and SR examples to match the Xcel Code of Points book. Please check your iPads to make sure you have the latest version. Easiest way to tell is by going to the last chapter, last page to see if Version 2.0 is listed.