Gymnastics Tournament Information

The NDHSAA sponsored State Gymnastics Meet will be held in Minot on February 27-28, 2015.  Mitch Lunde, Activities Director for Minot Public Schools, will be the meet manager. 

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State February 27-28, 2015 Minot Mitch Lunde

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State Gymnastics Information

  1. The top eight teams will advance to the State Meet using the top 5 team scores from the regular season, which includes the conf ence meet. There will be no NDHSAA sponsored regional meet.
  2. There will be one (1) session.
  3. The schedule will be:

Friday (Team Day):
           •     1:00 p.m. – Gym Opens
           •     1:15 p.m. - Coaches' meeting
           •     1:45 – 3:45 p.m. – Timed Warm-ups (see note)
           •     3:00 p.m. - Officials' Meeting and video review for base score
           •     3:45 p.m. - Opening Ceremony
           •     4:00 p.m. - Begin Competition
NOTE: Timed Warm-ups will be determined by the host school. Previously 1.5 minutes per athlete x 6 competitors, 2 minute equipment change was used.
Teams will be seeded into the Team State Meet by use of the simple ranking program. All host teams must report/submit team scores to Kent VanElls immediately after completion of competition, including Conference Meet. Final ranking will be simple average score of the top five regular season competitions in which the team participated.

Example: North High
December 21  135
January 4  132
January 11  133
January 18  136
January 25  137
February 1  137
February 8  138

Total: 135+136+137+137+138 = 683 divided by 5 meets = 136.6 average. Top ranked teams will meet on floor exercise last round, etc.
8 Team Double groupings
Team “A” is the first seed. Team “B” is the second seed. Etc.
Add time between events for getting ready (including bar settings) during warm-up rotations.

Warm-up Rotations V UB  BB FX
                  9 Minutes F C E H
                  9 Minutes B D G
                  9 Minutes A G F
                  9 Minutes C D B E
                  9 Minutes B G A D
                  9 Minutes E F C
                  9 Minutes D E C B
                  9 Minutes G H F A

Touch and competition procedures for half of each rotation (6 gymnasts).
UB and V touch warm-up procedure: Team listed first touches three gymnasts. Then the team listed second touches three gymnasts.
UB and V Competition: Team listed first competes three gymnasts.
Then the team listed second competes three gymnasts.
BB and FX touch warm-up procedure: Team listed first touches three gymnasts.
Then the team listed second touches three gymnasts.
BB and FX Competition: Team listed first competes the first gymnast. After that the teams alternate.

Competition Rotations    V  UB    BB    FX
   1    F    C    E    H
        A    B    D    G
   2    H    A    G    F
        C    D    B    E
   3    B    G    A    D
        E    F    H    C
   4    D    E    C    B
        G    H    F    A

Coaches will declare the 6 Team Competition athletes per event by the Monday prior to the State Meet.


  1. The top 3 regular season scores including conference will be used to advance the top 40 individuals and top 30 all around to the state meet.
  2. The top 3 scores for each athlete must be posted on the NDHSAA website plus any update when an athlete achieves a better score.
  3. Conference meet may contribute to the 3 score average.
  4.  Coaches must submit updates on an individual’s score by noon Sunday prior to the State Meet.
  5.  Top 40 individuals and top 30 all around athletes statewide will qualify to Individual State Meet (no tie-break).

Saturday (Individual Day):
    • 10:45 a.m. - Gym Opens
    • 11:00 a.m. - Coaches’ Meeting
    • 11:30 a.m. - Timed Warm-ups Begin
    • 12:30 p.m. - Video review for base score
    • 12:45 p.m. - Opening Ceremonies
    • 1:00 p.m. - Begin Competition

    (1)     Meet manager may view the field each day and adjust the warm-up if needed.
    (2)     Touch warm-ups will be used for team-day and individual day.
It is recommended to use the individual athlete announcing format and drop back warm up to speed meet up and provide more spectator appeal.


  1. Only high school teams are eligible to enter the State Meet. Junior high teams are not eligible, but junior high girls are eligible for the senior high team.
  2. If a girl wishes to compete in the all-around, she must enter all four of the individual events.
  3. The meet referee shall not be a high school coach of a competing team.

SPECIAL MEETING: All judges and meet referee will meet one hour prior to the start of competition for pre-meet preparations. Prior to competition on both days of the State Meet, judges may review videos of routines of the event in which they are assigned. This will take place no later than 1/2 hour prior to the beginning of competition which is during the scheduled judges’ meeting.

NOTE: Warm-up starting time will be reviewed by the meet manager for Friday for any necessary adjustments.

1 Day Ticket: Adults - $10.00, Students - $5.00
2 Tournament Ticket: Adults - $18.00, Students - $8.00

The top four teams receive a team trophy. In addition, competing members of the championship and runner-up teams will receive individual plaques. In each event, the top six individuals receive plaques and 7th through 15th receive ribbons. Because of the number of ties, individual awards will be ordered following competition.

A Meet Referee plus twelve judges - three in each event will be contracted. Scoring shall be tabulated to the ten-thousandths and rounded off to the nearest thousandth.

Previous Champions

Click HERE for previous gymnastics champions

Updated 11/07/2014