Welcome to the Xcel Gold, Platinum & Diamond Regional Gymnastics Championship
Hosted by Branch Gymnastics
The 2021 Regional Championships are scheduled for April 29-May 2, 2021.
We’d like to welcome you to the Xcel Gold, Platinum & Diamond Regional Championship meet. In this letter you can find ‘fast facts’ and information about the event. Please click the button below.
PARENT INFORMATION COMING SOON
AGE GROUPS BREAKDOWN
To view the age breakdowns, please download the form below.
XCEL GOLD AGE GROUPS COMING SOON
XCEL PLATINUM AGE GROUPS COMING SOON
XCEL DIAMOND AGE GROUPS COMING SOON
To view the Xcel Gold, Platinum & Diamond Regional Championship rotation sheets, download the sheet below.
To view the Xcel Gold, Platinum & Diamond Regional Championship meet schedule, please download the schedule below.
THURSDAY SCHEDULE COMING SOON
FRIDAY SCHEDULE COMING SOON
SATURDAY SCHEDULE COMING SOON
SUNDAY SCHEDULE COMING SOON
AAI equipment provided by Midwest Gym Supply
Modified Capitol Cup
ProScore / PlasmaGen / Alpha System
Results available at the conclusion of the event.
April 19, 2021. Entries must be submitted at State Meet prior to the conclusion of the meet.
ENTRY CHANGES & REFUNDS
Coaches must register for the Regional competition online and at their State Meet. Any changes (additions and/or deletions) should be sent to the Regional Championship meet director/host club.
Refunds will be honored up to 10 (ten) days before the start of the Regional competition.
A regional qualifying score must be achieved at your respective State Championships.
XCEL GOLD | 35.50 | IES | 9.0
XCEL PLATINUM | 35.00 | IES | 9.0
XCEL DIAMOND | 35.00 | IES | 9.0
*Note: Regarding IES, gymnasts must be declared as an IES on the official Entry Form.
Xcel Gold, Platinum and Diamond athletes are not able to petition to Regionals.
Register online through USA Gymnastics athlete registration process. Printed registration form and payment needs to be handed to the State Chair or designee at your state meet. Computers and printers will be provided at your state meet.
Step By Step Process:
- Xcels will have both an online and printed copy of registration upon completion of the meet.
- The printed copy of registration along with payment are due the last day of your state meet.
- The online registration is through USA Gymnastics. You must have a USA Gymnastics Username and Password and MUST BE A DESIGNATED CLUB ADMINISTRATOR
- Make sure to double check your USA Gymnastics club list for accuracy: Gymnasts Spelling of Names, Date-of-Birth and Level.
Step by step procedures for online registration:
- Log onto www.usagym.org
Click on Member Services (top right)
Click on Club Administration (left navigation)
Click on Membership Verification
Click on Search for Competitions
Choose the Regional Competition and State
Place a check mark next to qualified gymnasts. Include petitioned gymnasts.
Check attending coaches
Both yourself and the meet director will receive an email with your entry confirmation
A Regional qualifying score must be achieved at your respective State Championship meet.
Regional meet entries must be submitted electronically using the USAG Registration System before the conclusion of your respective State meet. Additionally, printed registration form and payment must be handed to the State Chair or designee at your State Meet.
Individual Competition – Thirty-three percent (33%) of each age group is awarded for event and all-around.
- State Teams per Age Group are awarded a plaque. Total of eight (8) plaques per Age Group. Xcel Division (Gold, Platinum and Diamond)
State Team Competition – Four Scores Count toward State Team Score
- Gold Division – State Team A and B (8 per Squad)
- Platinum Division – State Team A (8 per Squad)
- Diamond Division – State Team B (8 per Squad)
- Thirty-three percent (33%) of age group per Team A and B. Separate awards for Team A and Team B. Top six (6) receive regional medal and seventh (7th) and down receive state medal.
All-Star Competition – Thirty-three (33%) of age group per division (Gold – Diamond).
- Top six (6) in event and AA are awarded the regional medal and seventh (7th) and down are awarded state medal.
Process for Ties
- Ties are not broken but places are skipped
- In the event of a tie for the final award place, all competitors would receive a medal
Coaches must provide floor music in a digital format (MP3, computer, tablet, smart phone, etc.). The meet director does not provide CD playback equipment. The device must have a screen and must be able to be connected to the playing equipment via cable.
Permission is hereby grated to the Branch Gymnastics by way of entering the USA Gymnastics Xcel Regionals at the Kellogg Arena to use any photographs that may be taken at the event on the Regional Meet or Branch Gymnastics web sites and/or in Regional / Meet or Branch Gymnastics printed publications or electronic communications without further consideration, and to hold harmless the above named entities.
$10.00 – Adults (18+)
$5.00 – Seniors (65+)
$5.00 – Children (2-17)
APPAREL & MERCHANDISE
There will be official meet apparel available on site.
1 McCamly Square
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Parking in the Hamblin Ave Parking ramp will be $8.00.
Parking in the Jackson Street parking ramp will be $5.00.
Parking at the Rink Lot is free and is a short walk to the arena.
If you are directed to the Jackson St, Michigan Ave or Rink lots, Al and Cindy would encourage you to drop your gymnast and family members off at the Kellogg Arena/McCamly Plaza Hotel entrance located in the loop off of McCamly St. (behind Hamblin Ave Parking structure, see map for reference).
The Admission/Welcome Center can be reached thru this entrance.
* Parking in the ramp on Thursday and/or Friday daytime will be limited.
Face Masks & Health Screenings
Face masks are required to be worn by all spectators, athletes, judges, coaches and event staff. At minimum, athletes will be required to wear a face mask before their session, during the competition when not on equipment, and after their session during awards. Athletes will not be required to wear a mask while competing on an event.
Upon entry into the facility, all individuals will have their temperature screened.
Spectator/Parent Covid Protocols
As of February 8, 2021, we will be restricting the number of guest attendees per competing gymnast to two spectators per athlete. This number is subject to change without notice.
To ensure social distancing, only athletes competing in each respective session may enter the competition floor.
More Parent/Spectator Information Coming Soon
WHERE TO STAY
Region 5 Xcel Gold, Platinum & Diamond Regional Gymnastics Championship
Host: Branch Gymnastics
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Athlete Entry, Change, or Scratch Questions
Please submit ALL correspondence via email. Verbal requests will not be accepted.