Indiana NAWGJ is a chapter of the National Association of Women’s Gymnastics Judges (NAWGJ). It is the mission of the National Association of Women’s Gymnastics Judges to provide professional development for its members and to support and promote women’s gymnastics in the United States.
Become a Judge
This is quick overview on what it takes to become a judge for women’s artistic gymnastics, the ratings, the training and criteria for each level, certification, continuing educational needs and the various organizations involved.Learn More
USA Gymnastics Updates
USA Gymnastics is the sole national governing body for the sport of gymnastics in the United States. This designation comes from the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG). USA Gymnastics sets the rules and policies that govern gymnastics in the United States.
Founded more than one hundred years ago as a way to protect student-athletes, the NCAA continues to implement that principle with increased emphasis on both athletics and academic excellence.
Annual CPE’s credits are required to test up to the next level and to be assigned to USA Gymnastics sanctioned events. Each judge is responsible to keep accurate records of their CPE, including documentation of attendance at approved CPE experiences.
Region 5 Xcel Program
The Region 5 Xcel Program (formerly Prep Optional) is designed to offer a broad-based, affordable competitive experience outside the traditional USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Program to attract and retain a diverse group of athletes.