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The Mission of the Arizona National Association of Women Gymnastic Judges (AZ NAWGJ) is to provide professional development for its members and to support and promote women's gymnastics in the United States. AZ NAWGJ accomplishes this through membership education, communication & representation.
Welcome! Arizona NAWGJ is so excited you're considering becoming a judge. Please contact our State Judging Director, Natalie Koga, firstname.lastname@example.org answer any questions and is more than happy to help you!
USA Gymnastics has all the information you need on How to become a women's artistic gymnastics judge. For a quick overview, and download just click the link here.
Below are the links to the videos for the base score clinic. Please contact Natalie Koga with any questions.
Jill Preston/Xcel Update
Gigi & Connie/PD Update
Connie & Gigi/L10 UB/BB/FX https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEidgnf42HI&feature=youtu.be
Connie & Gigi/L9 UB/BB/FX https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8NFqPU2Lvk&feature=youtu.be
Connie & Gigi/L8 UB/BB/FX https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ_AW6vcBHk&feature=youtu.be
Gigi & Armen/L8-10 Vault https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6ARXhJXh7Y&feature=youtu.be
Connie & Armen/L 6-7 Vault
Artistry by Maria DeCristoforo
Become A Judge > Study Materials
The following videos were selected by the Education Committee to help distinguish between the performance of Excellent, Good, and Basic execution of specific skills. These are available on the National NAWGJ YouTube channel and can be accessed with the provided links. Other events and skills will be added as they become available.
Clear Hip to Handstand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cN9SJ0Y0p_o
Overshoot to Handstand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2qNUjtXJaM
Level 6/7 Vault
📷 Level 6/7 Handspring Vault PowerPoint - August 2019
📷 Level 6/7 Tsukahara Vault PowerPoint - August 2019
📷 Level 6/7 Yurchenko Vault PowerPoint - August 2019
Shorthand Manual - July 2019 (Batsche) (pdf)
Virtual Sanction Playbooks/Rules & Policies
Frequently Asked Questions
USA Gymnastics Virtual Competition Learning Series (More Coming Soon)
Virtual Sanction Resources
Events To SanctionUSA Gymnastics, as the governing body for the sport in the United States, is responsible for the granting of sanctions for those events, as defined in the USA Gymnastics Sanctioning Policies & Procedures. Refer to your respective discipline’s Virtual Sanction Playbook for the types of meets that can be virtually sanctioned.
Once a sanction has been granted, the appropriate USA Gymnastics Rules and Policies and Virtual Sanction Playbook must be followed. For sanctions with athlete participation, all participating athletes, coaches, judges and meet directors must be members of USA Gymnastics. For sanctions without athlete participation (i.e. judging exams), membership is not required.
A non-USA Gymnastics sanctioned event may not be conducted concurrently with a USA Gymnastics sanctioned event.
Secondary insurance coverage is provided for all USA Gymnastics members participating in a sanctioned event.Who Can Apply For A Sanction?It is the Meet Director’s responsibility to secure an event sanction for all USA Gymnastics sponsored events/competitions.
Meet Directors must be an active USA Gymnastics Professional member in the discipline for which they are applying for sanction. Please note, that meet directors for women and acrobatic sanctioned events, must also complete a Meet Director certification exam to be eligible to host a meet. Meet Directors must be affiliated with an active Member Club, University, Event Production or Judging Association.Cost
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