S.D.S.S.A.A. GIRLS PLAYING REGULATIONS

GYMNASTICS

*Updated: June 2003
**Updated: June 2004
Updated: June 2006

 

 

RULES

All rules and regulations as per O.F.S.A.A. handbook playing regulations with the exception of the following.

 

DATE

The S.D.S.S.A.A. Girls' Gymnastics Championship will be held two weeks following the March break. The venue will be booked in September and the date will be confirmed at the pre-season meeting.

 

LOCATION

A tentative location will be identified at the post-season meeting, to be confirmed at the pre-season meeting of the following year.

 

MEET STRUCTURE AND PROCEDURE

(a) The S.D.S.S.A.A./N.O.S.S.A. Championships shall be a one day competition with optional excercises only.

(b) The competition schedule will be available once entries have been received.

(c) A coaches' meeting will be held during morning general warm-up and the post season meeting held immediately following the competition.

(d) **One championship banner will be presented to the top placing "AA/AAA" school and a second will be presented to the top placing "A" school.

 

ENTRY

(a) Entries must be received by the convener by the designated date, usually one month prior to competition.

(b) Scratches and substitutions can be made during general warm-up at the computer table.

 

EXPENSES

Sport committee funds will cover the cost of officials and schools will be charged for other costs incurred based on the number of athletes.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Petitions for change of level must be made to the convener in writing by January 1st, and submitted to O.F.S.A.A. by the coach. Decisions regarding competitive levels will be made by the convener, the coach involved, and another randomly selected coach.

 

RULES OF COMPETITION

(a) A safety zone will be allowed on vault for levels 1, 2, 3. The coach will be allowed to stand between the board and the horse, as long as they do not block the judges.

(b) OGF certified judges are to be hired where possible and paid according to OGF standards. To insure panels of three judges, members of the gymnastics community outside of the high school setting may be used at a cost determined by the convener relative to the OGF standard.

 

COMPETITIVE DIVISIONS

*A maximum of six entries per event per level are permitted.

 

UNIFORM

(a) Competitor numbers must be written clearly on hand of competitor for both warm up and competition.

(b) N.O.S.S.A. competitors will have the option of wearing tights over their body suit. Only black, bike length tights are acceptable.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration materials may be picked up by the coach or teacher associated from the convener after entry forms have been received, usually three weeks prior to competition.

 

JUDGES - JURY OF APPEAL

Judges Jury of Appeal shall consist of the convener and the Superior Judge and shall have jurisdiction over material stated in 18.0 and 19.0 of O.F.S.A.A. regulations.

 

COMPETITION COMMITTEE

The Competition Committee shall consist of the convener and one S.D.S.S.A.A. Board of Reference member.

 

AWARDS

*Level VI Champion to receive medallion instead of trophy.

SCORING

^ Level VI scores will be included in the school's overall aggregate total.

 

 

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Revised: 28 August 2006
** denotes changes made at most recent post season meeting

 


 

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