Gymnastics - Rules & Regulations

Rules and Regulations

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Competition will consist of optional routines from varsity. Junior varsity competition will be determined by conferences or the host school (optional or compulsory routines). If junior varsity competition is not at the same level, performances will be judged but no team score tallied unless all head coaches involve agree to do so.

Tournament Only  Rule 3-4-4 Meet management must provide results sheets after data entry to judges and coaches after each round, for verification of scores at sectionals.  Clerical errors may only be corrected within 24 hours of the end of the meet.
Rule 3-1
In situations where equipment failure occurs during warm-ups or during the meet, the equipment will be replaced if possible. If replacement or repair is impossible, the superior judge will rule to omit the event from the meet.
Rule 4-2 Scoring

1. Team score is determined by adding the top four raw scores in each of the four individual events.
2. Varsity and junior varsity team scores may not be added to determine a final team score.

3. Closed scoring will be used for all competition unless the host has the necessary personnel for open scoring.
4.  Ties in individual and team scores will stand as per NFHS Ruels 4-3-1 and 4-3-2.

Rule 2-2-1 b 2
Judges may sit together as per Wisconsin judges protocol.
1. Judges must mark independently.
2. No communication with other judges unless there is question or discrepancy concerning scores or awarding proper credit to skills.
Rules 4-3-1 & 4-3-2

Ties in individual and team scores will stand as per NFHS rules 4-3-1 and 4-3-2.

Rule 5-1
Coaches will be allowed unlimited inquiries without penalty.

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