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Competition Rules


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Age Group Competitions will be staged in conjunction with the senior competition.

Age Group competition:

1. 11 – 12 years old in the year of competition (2006-2007)
2. 13 – 14 years old in the year of competition (2004-2005)
3. 15 – 16 years old in the year of competition (2002-2003)
4. 17 – 21 years old in the year of competition (1997-2001)

Senior competition:

5. Seniors: 17+ (2001 and before)

Parts of the competition

Individual competition
C01 11-12 year old boys
C02 11-12 year old girls
C03 13-14 year old boys
C04 13-14 year old girls
C05 15-16 year old boys
C06 15-16 year old girls
C07 17-21 year old boys
C08 17-21 year old girls
C09 Seniors 17+ 2001 and before; Men
C10 Seniors 17+ 2001 and before; Women

Synchronized competition
C11 11-12 year old boys
C12 11-12 year old girls
C13 13-14 year old boys
C14 13-14 year old girls
C15 15-16 year old boys
C16 15-16 year old girls
C17 17-21 year old boys
C18 17-21 year old girls
C19 Seniors 17+ 2001 and before; Men
C20 Seniors 17+ 2001 and before; Women

Team competition (mixed)
C30 11-16 year old youth-team
C31 all ages Open-team

Competition Rules

The FIG Code of Points for Trampoline Gymnastics will be followed;
6.1 The starting order for the Qualifying Round will be decided by a draw.
6.2 In Trampoline Individual, the Qualifying Round will consist of 1 (one) voluntary routine with free elements and special requirements and 1 (one) voluntary routine (including difficulty).

For difficulty in all disciplines §18.1 of the FIG Code of Points will apply.

In Individual competition parts of the Age Group Competition there will be following limitations to the difficulty in a single element:
11-12 years: 1.5 pts 13-14 years: 1.7 pts 15-16 years: 1.8 pts 17-21 years: 1.8 pts
* For 11-12 years old, triple somersaults are prohibited
* For all age groups, quadruple somersaults are prohibited
Any abuse of this rule will result in the disqualification of the gymnast.
No gymnast shall compete in other than his/her age-group
In synchronised competition, the age of the older gymnast determines the age group in which the pair must enter.

The gymnasts with the 8 (eight) best scores from the Qualifying Round will go to the Finals. If there are 10 gymnasts/pairs or less in a competition part: only 70% will compete in the finals. If there are 5 gymnasts/pairs or less in the finals, the scores of the preliminaries will be added to the scores in the finals.

* Team Competition:
With max. 8 registered competitors, it’s Club or Federation can mark him/her for either Junior (min. 3 max. 4 up to 17 years) or Senior/open (min. 3 max. 4 all ages) teamcompetition. After the qualifying Round the highest 3 scores of each routine of these max. 4 team members in both categories will be listed.
The best 5 teams Junior and OPEN class will compete in the finals.

Prizes:
In all categories Trophies will be available for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in ranking.
In Team categories: complimentary medals will be available for each 4 team members of the honored teams.

In C09 and C10 prize money will be available:
1st € 250,–
2nd € 150,–
3rd € 100,–
Additional prices will be available for best scores in some score parts.

First routine with special requirements
Following the World Age Group Competition Rules 2017 -2020

11-12 years
The routine consists of 10 different elements, only two (2) elements allowed with less than 270° somersault rotation. Each element meeting the requirement must be marked with an asterisk (*) on the competition card. These requirements cannot be fulfilled by combining them into one element but must be performed as separate elements.
1. 1 element landing on the front of the body,
2. 1 element landing on the back of the body.

13–14 years
The routine consists of 10 different elements, only one (1) element allowed with less than 270° somersault rotation. Each element meeting the requirement must be marked with an asterisk (*) on the competition card. These requirements cannot be fulfilled by combining them into one element but must be performed as separate elements.
1. back s/s with full twist,
2. 1 element landing on the front of the body,
3. 1 element landing on the back of the body.

15-16 years
The routine consists of 10 different elements, only one (1) element allowed with less than 270° somersault rotation. Each element meeting the requirement must be marked with an asterisk (*) on the competition card. These requirements cannot be fulfilled by combining them into one element but must be performed as separate elements.
1. Full (back somersault with 1/1 twist),
2. Rudi or Rudi ball out, (front somersault or 1 1⁄4 from back, with 1 1⁄2 twist)
3. 1 element either landing on the back or front of the body.

17- 21 years
The routine consists of 10 different elements, only one (1) element allowed with less than 270° somersault rotation. Each element meeting the requirement must be marked with an asterisk (*) on the competition card. These requirements cannot be fulfilled by combining them into one element but must be performed as separate elements.
1. one (1) element to front or back,
2. one (1) element from front or back – in combination with requirement No. 1,
3. one (1) double front or back somersault with or without twist,
4. one (1) element with a minimum of 540o of twist and minimum of 360° somersault rotation.

Open
Requirements for the first routine of Categorie Open/Seniors (FIG A):

  1. The routine consists of 10 different elements, each with a minimum of 270° somersault rotation.
  2. Four (4) elements, marked with an asterisk (*) on the competition card, will have difficulty ratings. The difficulty will be added to the execution score to give the total score for the first routine.
  3. None of these four (4) elements may be repeated in the second routine of the qualifying round otherwise the difficulty will not be counted