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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

WELCOME LETTER

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

ROTATION SHEETS

To view the Xcel Gold, Platinum & Diamond Regional Championship rotation sheets, download the sheet below.

COMING SOON

MEET SCHEDULE

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

EQUIPMENT

AAI equipment provided by Midwest Gym Supply

COMPETITION FORMAT

Modified Capitol Cup

SCORING

ProScore / PlasmaGen / Alpha System

RESULTS

Results available at the conclusion of the event.

HOST CLUB

Branch Gymnastics
(269) 963-4770

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

ENTRY DEADLINE

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.

QUALIFICATION PROCESS

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.

PETITION PROCESS

Xcel Gold, Platinum and Diamond athletes are not able to petition to Regionals.

ENTRY PROCESS

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:

  1. Xcels will have both an online and printed copy of registration upon completion of the meet.
  2. The printed copy of registration along with payment are due the last day of your state meet.
  3. The online registration is through USA Gymnastics. You must have a USA Gymnastics Username and Password and MUST BE A DESIGNATED CLUB ADMINISTRATOR
  4. 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
  • Click submit
  • Both yourself and the meet director will receive an email with your entry confirmation

QUALIFICATION PROCESS

A Regional qualifying score must be achieved at your respective State Championship meet.

Xcel Gold
35.50
IES
9.00/Event
Xcel Platinum
35.00
IES
9.00/Event
Xcel Diamond
35.00
IES
9.00/Event

*Note: Regarding IES, gymnasts must be declared as an IES before the start of the competition.

FEES

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.

GYMNAST
90

Printed registration form and payment in full must be submitted by the conclusion of your respective State Meet. One club/company check must be submitted on behalf of all athletes representing that club.

SUBMIT ENTRY FORM & PAYMENT

2020-2021 Xcel Regional Championships
393 N. Helmer Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Fax: (269) 963-3678

Please make checks payable to: Branch Gymnastics

VISITOR INFORMATION

AWARDS

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

FLOOR MUSIC

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.

PHOTO RELEASE

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.

ADMISSION

$10.00 – Adults (18+)
$5.00 – Seniors (65+)
$5.00 – Children (2-17)

APPAREL & MERCHANDISE

There will be official meet apparel available on site.

Kellog Arena

VENUE INFORMATION

Kellogg Arena
1 McCamly Square
Battle Creek, MI 49017

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PARKING

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.

VIEW PARKING MAP

COVID-19 INFORMATION

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

Holiday Inn Battle Creek

Holiday Inn (Battle Creek)

12812 Harper Village Drive
Battle Creek, MI 49014
(269) 979-0500

 

Please ask for Regional Championships to receive a special rate of $119 per night!

CODE: XCG

Home2 Suites by Hilton

13350 6 1/2 Mile Rd
Battle Creek, Mi 49014
(269) 833-8300

Please ask for Regional Championships to receive a special rate of $109 per night!

CODE: RXC

Fairfield Inn

4665 Beckley Rd
Battle Creek, Mi 49015
(269) 979-8000

Please ask for Regional Championships to receive a special rate of:

$96/night Queen/Queen
$105/night King with Sleeper Sofa

CODE: GME

Hampton Inn (Battle Creek)

1150 Riverside Dr
Battle Creek, Mi 49017
(269) 979-5577

 

Please ask for Regional Championships to receive a special rate of $99 per night!

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CONTACT US

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"I have been attending gymnastics competitions for the past 15+ years hosted by Branch Gymnastics and Al & Cindy Scharns. They always put a personal touch into making every gymnast feel special."
CLAUDIA KRETSCHMER
Owner Gym America, Michigan / Xcel National Chair
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EVENT ORGANIZERS

Host: Branch Gymnastics

Cindy Scharns
CINDY SCHARNS
Meet Co-Coordinator
Al Scharns
Al SCHARNS
Meet Co-Coordinator

Sponsors, Vendors, and Ads

cscharns.branchgym@gmail.com

General Questions

cscharns.branchgym@gmail.com

Coaches Questions

cscharns.branchgym@gmail.com

Athlete Entry, Change, or Scratch Questions

treichel.branchgym@gmail.com

Please submit ALL correspondence via email. Verbal requests will not be accepted.

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