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Official information regarding USAG Junior Olympic rules are found in the JO Code of Points, the Junior Olympic Compulsory program book and WTC minutes published in Technique and on the USA Gymnastics website. Refer to USAG for further information on official rules and policies.
 

Compulsory Study Aids

Compulsory General Faults & Penalties Deductions for Whole Exercise – 6/2017 by Marilyn Blilie & Lani Yosten Edited by Carole Bunge, RTC

Compulsory Charts by Brenda Eberhardt  

Level 4 & 5 Practice Test by Hilary Carlson - revised 8/22/13  

Level 4 & 5 Practice Test by Brenda Eberhardt  

Level 4 & 5 Practice Test by Lee Bjella  

Study Programs for Mobile Devices

  • Flashcards for studying Optional & Compulsory Deductions for 2013-17 by Scott and P.J.Slater - 5/20/2013 The Optional cards updated 7/4/2013; The Compulsory cards updated 7/24/2013.

    You will need the app called Flashcards Deluxe by OrangeOrApple.com. Purchase the paid version as the lite version does not have enough capacity. There is an Apple iOS and Android app available. Once you have the app installed on your mobile device, Click here for instructions to load the flashcards. If you already have the app and the card deck and need to update to a newer deck, Click here for instructions. 

  • Winnie Witten’s IStudious Flashcards with handwriting Program
    You must purchase the IStudious-Flashcards with Handwriting App ($3.99). This app is available for iPads, iPods and iPhones. The bar, beam and floor flashcards include shorthand, special requirements, composition, execution and bonus. Vault has 50 deduction cards. The cards can be edited so when changes occur, you can add or alter the cards as needed. General deductions authored by Wendy Luce are also available. Click here for directions to download and install flashcards.  

  • Addendum to flashcards in case you downloaded the flashcards before the new code was available.  

Miscellaneous Computer Aids

  • GymQuest: Electronic studying tool This links to a Facebook Open Group where you can download GymQuest. It is a work in progress by Jennifer Morgan. GymQuest is a Windows-only study tool for studying for JO judging tests. Level 4 and 5 deductions have been updated for 2013-2021. Optional rules have NOT been updated.  

  • Online 50 Question Multiple Choice Test created by Robin Ruegg
    Use this test as an imperfect tool. It has a program quirk. Correct answers are sometimes marked wrong. Developers have been informed.  

  • Quizlet Flashcard Program by Sharon Doyle
    Learning the 2014 NCAA Women's Gymnastic Rules
    Note: You must log in to view all the flashcards.  

  • Quizlet Flashcard Program by Sharon Doyle
    Learning the 2013-17 Code of Points
    Note: You must log in to view all the flashcards.  

  • Quizlet Flashcard Program by Sharon Doyle
    Learning the Level 4 and 5 Compulsory Program
    Note: You must log in to view all the flashcards.  

  • Quick Check Webpage for the Code of Points This will take you to the NAWGJ Washington website.  

  • Uneven Bar Release Moves webpage with video links - 5/2013. This will take you to the NAWGJ Washington website.  

Study Helps

Optional Practice Tests & Quizzes

USAG Study Aids & Judging Reference Cards

Shorthand Aids