NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MANUAL Girls' Junior ... - Team USA

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MANUAL Girls’ Junior National Championships - Spring (The following manual contains information regarding both the National Qualifiers and the Spring Girls’ Junior National Championships)

Revised: October 2015 2015/2016 Season

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USAV National Championship Manual – Revised October 2015

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TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................................................... 1 PURPOSE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP MANUAL......................................................................................................................................... 1 CHANGING THE CHAMPIONSHIP MANUAL ............................................................................................................................................ 1 GLOSSARY OF TERMS ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 1 CHAPTER 1 – GENERAL INFORMATION ..................................................................................................................................... 4 SPRING GIRLS’ JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS OVERVIEW ...................................................................................... 5 DIVISIONS OF PLAY - OPEN, NATIONAL, USA, & PATRIOT................................................................................................................ 5 Age Classification, Divisions & Team Entries......................................................................................................................................................... 5 NATIONAL QUALIFIER QUALIFYING PROCESS ..................................................................................................................................... 6 NATIONAL QUALIFIER REQUIREMENTS ................................................................................................................................................. 6 DIVISIONS & SIZE OF FIELD (SGJNC QUALIFICATION)....................................................................................................................... 6 SGJNC BIDS AWARDED BY A NATIONAL QUALIFIER .......................................................................................................................... 6 National Qualifier Bids – Open Divisions ................................................................................................................................................................. 8 Open At-Large Bids ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 8 National Qualifier Bids – USA Divisions ................................................................................................................................................................... 8 SGJNC BIDS AWARDED THROUGH A REGION ........................................................................................................................................ 9 Reallocation Bids ................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 9 RULES FOR PRIORITY OF BID USE ............................................................................................................................................................................. 9 Penalties for Not Using Bids ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 10 NATIONAL QUALIFIER TOURNAMENTS ........................................................................