News to You

June 19, 2017

New Committee Minutes:

National Junior Olympic Committee Minutes

National Technical Committee Minutes

Women's Administrative Committee Minutes

National Xcel Committee Minutes

Compositional Deductions Document

June 11, 2017

CPE is due   form

State Governing Board Meeting

July 22nd 11:15 a.m. ECG

General Membership Meeting

July 23rd  7:30 a.m.- ECG  Agenda:Years of Service Pins, Service Awards, Gym JAS & contracts, Fundraisers, Finances, Good of the Order

Education Opportunities

June 24-25:  Regional Congress-Black Hills Gymnastics-Lacey, WA-Schedule  Test offered 6/23/17

July 21-23:  Washington State Clinic-Emerald City Gym-Redmond-Schedule  Test offered 7/23/17

August 17-19:  National Congress- Anaheim, CA  Schedule  

April 30, 2017 Westerns - Boise, ID

March 26, 2017

Xcel State Championships-Thank you judges!

Xcel State meet judges








March 15, 2017

Interesting Info

New Judges Handbook

Level 9 Practice Test

February 1, 2017

Scripts for 2016 NAWGJ DVD with SV/Composition/Execution/Scores

January 11, 2017

Mileage reimbursement is .53/mile

Priscilla's compensation chart

December 7, 2016

Recommended agenda for pre-competition judges meeting:

December 2, 2016

Holiday Express is the weekend of Dec. 9-11 at Metropolitan

Thank you signing up for a fun weekend of critiquing and enjoying gymnastics with your fellow judges!  The schedule is posted under the log-in page.  NAWGJ uniforms plus Christmas accessories will brighten the lives of many gymnasts!

October 28, 2016

CPE credit options:

Super Camp:  Oct 29-30

Emerald City Gymnastics

In-gym hours available

Sunday - November 20th - Fall State Meet

Host- Gymnastics East
Location - Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue WA
Volunteer hours available
Email - to sign up
November 11th - 13th - High Tech Camp

Location -  Metropolitan Gymnastics

Times: Friday: 6:00-8:00
Saturday: 9:00-4:00
Sunday: 9:00-2:30

Clinic hours Saturday for judges- also in-gym hours available  
Sunday December 4th - XCEL Clinic/Critique
Host - Host NW Aerials

Location - NW Aerials Kirkland

8:30-10:00 am  XCEL update - clinic hours available

10:00 am - 4:30 pm 2 Sessions - up to 6 hours of in-gym available

Email - to sign up 


December 9th - 11th - Holiday Express - NAWGJWA fundraiser

Host - Metropolitan Gymnastics
Location - Metropolitan Gymnastics Tukwilla WA
Along with judging opportunities there will be multiple volunteer/Misc hours available - details to be announced 
Email - to sign up

October 1, 2016

Please complete your availability on gymjas soon.

Meet schedules and event assignments are updated weekly, so keep checking under the judges log-in page until we begin gymjas in January 2017.


May 23, 2016

Testing for Optionals and Compulsories will be August 21st at the State Clinic. Register by going to the - Links page- Quick Links-Register to take an exam.  



March 8

Check out the Xcel Page for updates.




Feb. 25, 2016

Feb. 15, 2016
Priscilla's Mat Specs

Feb. 10, 2016
NAWGJ National Board Meeting Minutes Jan. 2016

Feb. 6, 2016
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Hubie Dunn. He played a great part in WA gymnastics history. Obit

Feb. 3, 2016
NCAA Q&A #6 Feb. 1, 2016 (revised)

Feb. 2, 2016
Women’s Artistic Coaches and Judges! Take a look at the NEW course J412- Optional Beam Connections: To Give or Not Give covering how to identify connected elements.
Visit the Complete Course Catalog on the Education page for details on the course!

Jan. 19, 2016

Update from Dianne and Jan:
A question was raised recently about the status of the tap swing half turn dismount for the Gold Division. Please be assured that this has been thoroughly checked out and there has been NO CHANGE IN THE RULES and the dismount IS VALID for the Gold Division gymnasts.

Jan. 18
UPDATED R&P (Jan. 14, 2016)

Jan. 17
NEW - USAG Gymnastics Vault Values (1/14/16)

Jan. 13
NCAA Q&A #5 Jan. 15, 2016

Jan. 12
USA Gymnastics Technical Committee Meeting Minutes Nov. 2016

Jan. 10  
Level 7 WA team 9th place at National Judges Cup!

NEW - college information website! The Road to Nationals

Jan. 5, 2016

New mileage for 2016 -  $.54

Jeri Foley's 2016 Judging Fee Multi session Forms - 2016 - 4 forms

NJC Level 7 WA Team 2016Dec. 16, 2015  Congrats to our WA Level 7 team going to the 2016 National Judges Cup!
Courteney Hori -Emerald City, Amanda Hargraves -Emerald City, Emma Carlblom -Emerald City, Lindsey Koch -Cascade Elite, Jennifer Davis -Emerald City, Annika Reeve -Eastside


Dec. 14, 201Yulia_Hancheroff_and_Guennadi_Komissarov5 - Thank you to everyone for a successful Holiday Express/NAWGJWA fundraiser!

Special thanks to Yulia Hancheroff and Guennadi Komissarov who have supported NAWGJWA for many years with this great meet! (Shown here with a memento of our appreciation.)

USAG WA State Clinic July 29- Aug. 1, 2016 - DATE CHANGED TO AUG. 19-21, 2016 at ECG

NCAA Video's for review are now posted! read more

Dec. 7. Thank you NWA, clubs, clinicians and athletes who participated in our first Xcel Clinic this past weekend at NWA. It was great fun and a very successful fund raiser!

Congratulations to the following 2015 Fall State Meet teams!
Level 2: 1st Eastside; 2nd Advantage; 3rd Ground Zero
Level 3: 1st Eastside; 2nd Gym East; 3rd CEG
Level 4: 1st Gym East; 2nd Eastside; 3rd Advantage
Level 5: 1st NWA; 2nd Eastside; 3rd Advantage

Dec. 3, 2015
Great article by Tom Koll in the latest Technique Magazine pgs. 32-34 - Top 10 Things To Remember for Compulsory Floor Routines  (ESPECIALLY the Contractions!)
For reference go to and scroll down to the latest issue of Technique November / December, 2015

UPDATES & New Things

CPE is due:  

Need additional hours Click here 

Annual CPE Form

National/Brevet course applications due by Dec. 2017

National Form   Brevet Form

April 2017 Xcel/JO program updates 

May 3, 2017 - Version 2.8
The digital version of the Jr. Olympic Code of Points was updated to clarify wording on Spotting regulations on Bars and Beam.

Xcel News January 2017

Compulsory iPad update

2016-17 Priscilla Hickey Scoresheets

9/10 bars   9/10 Beam   9/10 Floor

2016-17 Patty Vitale Scoresheets

NCAA      JO 6-8      JO  9/10 


2016-17 Rules and Policies

2016-17 Optional Updates, 

Compulsory Updates, Xcel Updates

NEW  -  USAG Gymnastics Vault Values (1/14/16)

USA Gymnastics Optional updates 
Code of Points Errata -newest Dec. 2015
Page 245 (Correction for both 1st and 2nd edition)



CALENDAR (click here)-all meets 2017-18


TEST:  Friday, June 23 4:20  Black Hills Gymnastics & Sunday, July 23, 2017  8:30 a.m. EGC




Under the NAWGJ Code of Professional Responsibility:

• A judge should not solicit meets for herself/himself or for others.
• A judge should assist in maintaining the integrity and competence of the profession of judging women’s gymnastic events.
• A judge should assist the Association in fulfilling its duty to make judges for women’s gymnastics events available.
• A judge shall be completely unbiased.
• A judge should not give any appearance of any particular friendship with any coach or competitor.
• A judge should not become intimate with coaches or affiliates of teams or contestants who she/he may later be called upon to judge.
• A judge shall not use her/his position to endeavor to influence or attempt to influence anyone in any manner whatsoever, or to obtain any special advantage for herself/himself by reasons of or as consequence or her/his being a judge.
• Judges may not participate in any wagering activities involving amateur, collegiate or professional gymnastics, nor can they provide any information to individuals involved in any type of gymnastics wagering activities

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