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Girls Gymnastics Rules Information

  • 8/23/2019

    Click here to view the 2019-2020 NFHS Girls Gymnastics Rules Interpretations. 

  • 8/14/2018

    Please click here to view the 2018-2019 Girls Gymnastics Rules Interpretations. 

  • 5/15/2018

    Click here to view a copy of the 2018-2020 Girls Gymnastics Points of Emphasis. 

  • 3/26/2018

    Click here to view the 2018-2020 Girls Gymnastics Rule Changes. 

  • 8/26/2016
    2016-18 GIRLS GYMNASTICS POINTS OF EMPHASIS
     
    1. Artistry:
    A gymnast that shows artistry is able to combine her body movements and expression to transform her routine into an artistic performance. She should show movements that flow smoothly into the next with changes in speed and intensity, ease of performance of elements and correct technique. Artistry can be shown through creative choreography, theMore...
  • 8/26/2016

    2016-17 Girls Gymnastics

    Rule Interpretations

    Publisher’s Note: The National Federation of State High School Associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. They do not set aside nor modify any rule. They are made and published by the NFHS in response to situations presented.                                More...

  • 8/26/2016

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 26, 2016) — The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Girls Gymnastics Rules Committee, at its recent meeting in Indianapolis, focused on adding clarity to the rules for a sport ever-adapting to new trends.

    Among the new rules that will take effect for the 2016-17 season are ones that will refine scoring and identify how highMore...

  • 8/26/2016

    Click here to view the 2016-18 Girls Gymnastics Rules Changes.

  • 7/11/2013

    2012-13 Girls Gymnastics

    Rule Interpretations

    Publisher’s Note: The National Federation of State High School Associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. They do not set aside nor modify any rule. They are made and published by the NFHS in response to situations presented.                               

    Robert B. Gardner, Publisher, NFHS Publications © 2012

    Correction to Rules Book:  Page 21, Group 2, 6-6-2,More...

  • 9/20/2012

    1. 2-2-1b(9), Repeating an Exercise – Repeating an exercise is based on the conditions surrounding the interference of the exercise and not because the participant believes she can receive a higher score.

    2. 3-1-3a and b, Maximum Thickness of Matting – The correction in the measurement reflects the actual thickness of the manufactured mat. The change to the maximumMore...

  • 9/20/2012

    1. Extra swings:
        a. If an element is performed poorly or ends in a dead hang, extra swings may be necessary to regain momentum. Extra swing deductions may be taken on several elements but no more than 2 consecutive extra swings should be taken on any one single element (maximum of 0.6).
        

        b. After a fall, the gymnast is allowedMore...

  • 9/17/2012

    COMMENTS ON THE 2012-14 MAJOR RULE CHANGES

    1. 2-2-1b(9), Repeating an Exercise – Repeating an exercise is based on the conditions surrounding the interference of the exercise and not because the participant believes she can receive a higher score.

    2. 3-1-3a and b, Maximum Thickness of Matting – The correction in the measurement reflects the actual thickness ofMore...

  • 8/13/2012

    Publisher’s Note: The National Federation of State High School Associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. They do not set aside nor modify any rule. They are made and published by the NFHS in response to situations presented.

    Robert B. Gardner, Publisher, NFHS Publications © 2012

    Correction to Rules Book: Page 21, Group 2, 6-6-2, shade “2.301 ¼ -More...

  • 7/29/2010

    Rules Book Corrections
    Page 93, Judging Mechanics, 2b, change 0.5 to .05

    Page 102, Balance Beam Scoresheet, Composition, Spacing/Direction, acro in 2 different directions, delete “up to”

    Page 103, Floor Exercise Scoresheet, Composition, Spacing/Direction, acro in 2 different directions, delete “up to”

    Page 104, Vault Scoresheet, Group 6, second 9.6 change to 10.0

    Editorial
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  • 6/30/2010

    1.  Supplemental Explanations for the Definitions:
    a.  LA Turn/Twist - It is any type of turn or twist that goes around the longitudinal axis of the body.  The longitudinal axis is a line drawn down the middle of the body from head to toe.
    b.  LA Turns/Twists That Are Direction Changes – Only a ½, 1½, and 2½ LA turns/twistsMore...

  • 6/30/2010

    1:   Changes superior judge to chief judge.

    Rationale:  Updates terminology.  “Superior Judge” has been misinterpreted as meaning the better judge by quality.

    1:  Deletes the definitions for Elegance, Lightness, Skill and Regrasp and added definitions for Longitudinal Axis (LA) Twist, Longitudinal Axis (LA) Turn, Release, Shape, Element and Value Part.

    Rationale:  Updates terminology and adds definitions for clarification.

        Shape: More...

 
 
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