XCEL Program

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

XCEL is an alternative USA Gymnastics competitive program offering individual flexibility to coaches and gymnasts.  The goal of XCEL is to provide gymnasts of varying abilities and commitment levels the opportunity for a rewarding gymnastics experience.

XCEL Program Divisions:

Bronze: The minimum age requirement for the Bronze Division is 5 years old.  (This means the gymnast must be 5 years old before she competes in her first meet.)  The Bronze Division is similar in skill requirements to the Junior Olympics Program’s Levels 1-2.

Silver: The minimum age requirement for the Silver Division is 6 years old.  (This means the gymnast must be 6 years old before she competes in her first meet.)  The Silver Division is similar in skill requirements to the Junior Olympics Program’s Level 3.

Gold: The minimum age requirement for the Gold Division is 7 years old. (This means the gymnast must be 7 years old before she competes in her first meet.)  The Silver Division is similar in skill requirements to the Junior Olympics Program’s Level 4.  The gymnast must score a 31 AA in Gold before advancing to the Platinum Level or an 8.0 on an individual event to move forward as an Individual Event Specialist (IES).

Platinum: The minimum age requirement for the Platinum Division is 8 years old.  (This means the gymnast must be 8 years old before she competes in her first meet.)  The Platinum Division is similar in skill requirements to the Junior Olympics Program’s Level 4-5.   The gymnast must score a 31 AA in Platinum before advancing to the Diamond Level or an 8.0 on an individual event to move forward as an Individual Event Specialist (IES).

Diamond: The minimum age requirement for the Diamond Division is 9 years old.  (This means the gymnast must be 9 years old before she competes in her first meet.)  The Diamond Division is similar in skill requirements to the Junior Olympics Program’s Levels 6-7.

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