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# Girl's Gold Team Class Schedule

The Xcel Gold through Diamond gymnastics levels are the top levels in the Xcel program. To compete gymnastics in these divisions, the gymnast must be able to do routines that meet these requirements, as stated in the Xcel Code of Points. This program is similar to JO levels 5 and up.

**Diamond Requirements:**

The minimum age requirement for the Platinum division is 9 years old. (This means the gymnast must be 9 before she competes in her first meet.)

**Vault**

Diamond gymnasts must perform a minimum of a front handspring vault.

**Beam**

Diamond gymnasts must have the following in their beam routine:

- 5 “A” & 2 “B” valued skills
- Minimum of 1/1 (360°) turn on one foot
- Dance series with 2 skills (they can be the same or different skills)
- One jump/leap that reaches a 150° angle (ex. straddle jump) — can be included in dance series
- One acro skill that has flight (ex. back handspring) that can be isolated or in a series AND an acro series with or without flight (ex. handstand, back walkover)
- Salto or Aerial Dismount

**Bars**

Diamond gymnasts must have the following in their bar routine:

- 5 “A” & 2 “B” valued skills
- A clear support skill finishing a min of 45° from vertical
- Circling Skill – minimum of a “B” value
- A Release, Pirouette or 2nd Different Circling Skill — minimum of a “B” value
- A Salto or Hecht dismount from the high bar

**Floor**

Diamond gymnasts must have the following in their floor routine:

- 5 “A” & 2 “B” valued skills
- Two separate acro connections each with a minimum of two directly connected acro flight elements (ex. front handspring, front pike and round-off back handspring back tuck)
- Two different saltos (can be isolated or in a series) and one must be a minimum of a “B” value (the front pike and back tuck from the previous requirement would fulfill this one)
- A dance passage with a minimum of two different leaps, jumps or hops, one of which is a leap with a 150° cross or side split — they can be directly or indirectly connected
- Minimum of “B” turn on one foot ( A 540 degree turn is a “B”)

**Platinum Requirements:**

The minimum age requirement for the Platinum division is 8 years old. (This means the gymnast must be 8 before she competes in her first meet.)

**Vault**

Platinum gymnasts must perform a minimum of a front handspring vault.

**Beam**

Platinum gymnasts must have the following in their beam routine:

- 6 “A” & 1 “B” valued skills
- Minimum of 1/1 (360°) turn on one foot
- Dance series with 2 skills (they can be the same or different skills)
- One jump/leap that reaches a 150° angle (ex. straddle jump) — can be included in dance series
- One acro skill that has flight (ex. back handspring) or an acro series with or without flight (ex. handstand, back walkover)

**Bars**

Platinum gymnasts must have the following in their bar routine:

- 6 “A” & 1 “B” valued skill
- A clear support skill finishing above horizontal
- A Circling Skill (not the mount or dismount)
- A Kip
- A Dismount from the high bar

**Floor**

Platinum gymnasts must have the following in their floor routine:

- 6 “A” & 1 “B” valued skills
- Minimum of two directly connected acro skills, both must have flight and one must be an “A” or “B” salto (ex. front handspring, front tuck)
- Either a 2nd pass of 2 directly connected acro skills with flight or a “B” salto (ex. roundoff– back handspring– back tuck or a front pike)
- A dance passage with two skills, one of which is a leap with a 150 degree cross or side split –they can be directly or indirectly connected
- Minimum of 360 degree turn on one foot

**Gold Requirements:**

The minimum age requirement for the Gold division is 7 years old. (This means the gymnast must be 7 before she competes in her first meet.)

**Vault**

Gold gymnasts must perform a minimum of a front handspring vault.

**Beam**

Gold gymnasts must have the following in their beam routine:

- Minimum of 1/1 (360°) turn on one foot
- Two different dance skills, can be isolated or in a series (ex. split jump and straight jump)
- One jump/leap that reaches a 120° angle (ex. split jump with 120° split)
- Two acro skills and one of the skills must achieve or go through vertical (ex. cartwheel and backward roll)
- A dismount (ex. roundoff off the beam)

**Bars**

Gold gymnasts must have the following in their bar routine:

- A minimum of 6 “A” value skills
- A clear support skill finishing at horizontal or above (ex. cast to horizontal)
- A Circling Skill (not the mount or dismount)
- A Dismount from the high bar

**Floor**

Gold gymnasts must have the following in their floor routine:

- Minimum of two directly connected acro skills, both must have flight (ex. front handspring, front tuck)
- Either a 2nd pass of 2 directly connected acro skills with flight or an aerial or a salto(ex. roundoff back handspring back tuck or a side aerial)
- A dance passage with two skills, one of which is a leap with a 120° cross or side split –they can be directly or indirectly connected
- Minimum of 360° turn on one foot

# Girl's Silver Team Class Schedule

The Xcel Bronze gymnastics level is the second level in the Xcel program. To compete gymnastics in the Xcel Silver Division, the gymnast must be able to do routines that meet these requirements, as stated in the Xcel Code of Points. This program is similar to JO levels 3 and 4.

**Silver Requirements:**

The minimum age requirement for the Silver division is 6 years old. (This means the gymnast must be 6 before she competes in her first meet.)

**Vault**

Silver gymnasts must perform one of the following 2 vaults:

- Handspring over Mat Stack
- 1/4 to 1/2 on, to land on feet facing mat stack

**Beam**

Silver gymnasts must have the following in their beam routine:

- Minimum of 1/2 turn on one foot
- One jump or leap that reaches a 90 degree angle (ex. straddle jump)
- One non-flight acro skill (ex. cartwheel)
- A dismount (ex. roundoff off the beam)

**Bars**

Silver gymnasts must have the following in their bar routine:

- A minimum of 5 “A” value skills
- A Cast min 45° below horizontal
- A Circling Skill (not the mount or dismount)
- A Dismount

**Floor**

Silver gymnasts must have the following in their floor routine:

- Minimum of two directly connected acro skills, one must have flight (ex. roundoff – back handspring)
- Either a 2nd pass of 2 directly connected acro skills (no flight required) or 1 acro with flight (ex. roundoff backward roll or a front handspring)
- A dance passage with two skills, one of which is a leap with a 90 degree cross or side split — they can be directly or indirectly connected
- Minimum of 360 degree turn on one foot

# Girl's Bronze Team Class Schedule

The Xcel Bronze gymnastics level is the first level in the Xcel program. To compete gymnastics in the Xcel Bronze Division, the gymnast must be able to do routines that meet these requirements, as stated in the Xcel Code of Points. This program is similar to JO levels 1 and 2.

**Bronze Requirements:**

The minimum age requirement for the Bronze division is 5 years old. (This means the gymnast must be 5 before she competes in her first meet.)

**Vault**

Bronze gymnasts must perform one of the following vaults:

- Stretch jump onto mat and then kick to handstand and fall to flat back OR
- Jump to handstand and fall to flat back

**Beam**

Bronze gymnasts must have the following in their beam routine:

- Minimum of 1/2 turn on one or two feet
- One jump or leap (ex. tuck jump)
- One non-flight acro skill (ex. forward roll)
- A dismount — not a salto or aerial dismount (ex. straddle jump off the beam)

**Bars**

Bronze gymnasts must have the following in their bar routine:

- A minimum of 4 “A” value skills
- A Cast (hips must leave the bar)
- A Circling Skill (not the mount or dismount)
- A Dismount

**Floor**

Bronze gymnasts must have the following in their floor routine:

- Minimum of two directly connected acro skills (ex. roundoff – backward roll)
- A second pass with one acro skill (ex. cartwheel)
- A dance passage with two skills, one of which is a leap with a 60 degree cross or side split — they can be directly or indirectly connected
- Minimum of 1/2 turn on one foot