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A201: Regional Acrobatics Judges Annual Courses and Recertification Exams

Course Description

The Acrobatic Judges Course and Recertification Exam are created as the final step in preparing and testing the knowledge of judges for the upcoming competitive acrobatics season. The in-person courses are followed by a recertification exam.

The course and exam will cover Acrobatics Gymnastics Developmental Code of Points, FIG Code of Points, Acrobatics Rules & Policies, relevant Technical Updates and FIG newsletters, and any additional information provided within the course. This course and exam will be updated annually based on rule changes for the upcoming competitive season.

Planned Schedule

(Please note that you will be contacted by your individual region with exact times and details)

Region 1
  • Dates: 2/4-2/5
    • Location: Cal Elite
      22982 Avenida Empresa Rancho
      Santa Margarita, CA
    • Times: Sat 9-6, Sun 9-12
    • Regional Technical Chair Contact: Kathie Kanavel,
    • Clinician: Tonya Case
Region 3
  • Dates: 2/4-2/5
    • Location: AGSA
      23132 US HWY 281 N
      San Antonio, TX
    • Times: Sat 10-6, Sun 9-12
    • Regional Technical Chair Contact: Ivan Ivanov,
    • Clinician: Holly King
  • Dates: 2/3-2/4
    • Location: 5419 S Rocheblave St
      New Orleans, LA
    • Times: TBA
    • Regional Technical Chair Contact: Ivan Ivanov,
    • Clinician: Julie DuPree
Region 4
  • Dates: 2/11-2/12
    • Location: CATT
      609 Big Bear Blvd
      Columbia, MO
    • Times: TBA
    • Regional Technical Chair Contact: Holly King,
    • Clinician: Ronda Francis
Region 5
  • Dates: 1/27-1/29
    • Location: Tumble U
      262 Fox Drive
      Piqua, OH
    • Times: Fri TBA, Sun 8:30-5:30
    • Regional Technical Chair Contact: Trisha Leveque,
    • Clinician: Trisha LeVeque
Region 7
  • Dates: 2/4-2/5
    • 3691 Park Ave
      Ellicott City, MD
    • Times: Sat 9-4:30, Sun 9-12:30
    • Regional Technical Chair Contact: Valere Binet,
    • Clinician: Carisa Laughon
  • Dates: 2/18-2/19
    • Location: Asheville, North Carolina
    • Times: Sat 9-6:30, Sun 9-11
    • Regional Technical Chair Contact: Valere Binet,
    • Clinician: Valere Binet

Exam Information

It is a multiple-choice exam and will be administered at the end of the course. This exam may take up to an hour to complete.


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You must be at least 18 years of age and a Judge member to take this course.

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Who is this Course and Exam for?

This course serves as the final step in renewing judging certification for the upcoming season. Judges must attend the judge's course AND complete and pass the exam to earn an active acrobatics judging certification for the current season. This is a mandatory annual course and exam for any returning/current Acrobatic Gymnastic Judge. Additional requirements may also apply, especially in the first year of judging. Please reference the Acrobatics Rules & Policies for complete judging certification criteria and progressions.


  • Each region will collect fees separately.

USA Gymnastics University

Upon completion of this course, members can print out a certificate under ‘Course History” on their USA Gymnastics “My Profile” page. To print course certificates, individuals must have an active USA Gymnastics membership (Recreational Coach, Competitive Coach, Judge, Owner/Managing Director, or Athlete).