Important News & Updates
Men's Age Group Competition Program Update #5 has been added to the site below in the Links & Updates section below. Be sure to check it out to find out what the new changes are.
USA Gymnastics Links & Updates
Men's Age Group Competition Program Update #6 - 9/12/18 (PDF) Men's Age Group Competition Program Update #5 - 8/08/18 (PDF) Men's Age Group Competition Program Update #4 - 1/11/18 (PDF) USA Gymnastics Men's Rules & Policies
2016-2020 Age Group Competition Program/Future Stars Update #1, 7/31/16
Update #2, 1/4/17
Update #3, 4/10/17
Men's Age Group Competition Program Update #3 - 7/28/17
Junior Elite Technical Sequences Update #4
Xcel Program for Boys
USA Gymnastics Petition Form
Region 8 Men's Gymnastics
2020 - 2021 Calendar
|Date||Meet Name||Location||Host Gym|
|Dec 12 - Dec 13||Judges Cup||Sarasota, FL||EVO Athletics|
|Jan 8 - Jan 10||Gym Force Classic||Tallahassee, FL||Gym Force|
|Jan 22 - Jan 24||Whitlow Invitational||Orlando, FL||Orlando Metro|
|Jan 23 - Jan 24||Gator Swamp Invite||Gainesville, FL||Sun Country|
|Jan 30 - Jan 31||All Handstands On Deck||St. Petersburg, Fl||Bayside Sports Academy|
|Feb 5 - Feb 7||Daytona Beach Invite||Daytona Beach, FL||ACE Gymnastics|
|Feb 6 - Feb 7||Capital City Classic||Tallahassee, FL||TGC|
|Feb 12 - Feb 15||Presidential Classic||ESPN Wide World of Sports, Orlando||USA Competitions|
|Feb 12 - Feb 14||Emerald Coast Gymnastics Vacation Classic||Fort Walton Beach, FL||Panhandle Perfection Gymnastics|
|Feb 26 - Feb 28||Gasparilla Classic Invite||Tampa, FL||Lightning City Gymnastics|
|Mar 12 - Mar 14||FL Men's State Championships||TBA||TBA|
|Mar 27 - Mar 28||Florida Team Cup||Sarasota, FL||EVO Athletics|
|Apr 9 - Apr 11||Optional Regional Championships||Knoxville, TN||Gymtek Academy|
|Apr 16 - Apr 18||Compulsory Regional Championships||Asheville, NC||Hahn's Gymnastics|
Men's Gymnastics Has Six Competitive Events
Athletes must perform a series of skills including forward, backward, sideways, and other tumbling variation. Additionally they must perform non-acrobatic skills demonstrating strength, flexibility, as well as artistic elements.
Athletes must perform various types of swings including lateral, circular, and various others, and must also perform variations with turns, handstands, or flairs and must also travel across the horse.
Athletes must perform various types skills on rings with the goal being to keep the rings still while in holds. Skills include kips, swings, swing handstand, swing to strength, as well as strength holds and dismounts.
Athletes must perform one or two vaults depending on their level. Vaults can be performed from one of five element groups including handspring and round off entry vaults with or without varying degrees of twists.
Athletes must perform various types of swings while competing on this event. These swings include support swings, long hang swings, swings with the body supported on the upper arms and in-bar swings, as well as a dismount.