Calendar of Events 2014 DateEventTimeVenueAction by T1 Wk4 28 Jan, Tue 1 st Briefing to Teachers-in-charge of Artistic Gymnastics (AG) and Trampoline (T) 1500- 1730hrs PESEB Auditorium Teachers-in-charge 6 Feb, ThuNSG Opening Ceremony1430hrsITE Central T1 Wk 7 21 Feb, Wed Closing date for AG & T entries submission, & Closing date for AG & T (Judging Course Registration 1800hrsTeachers-in-charge T1 Wk9 3 Mar, Mon Primary & Secondary School Drawing of Lots1500- 1700hrs Whitley Secondary (TBC) Org Com (Schools are invited) T1 Wk9 5 - 7 Mar, Mon (TBC) MAG Judging Course for Teachers and Coaches0830- 1730hrs PESEB Seminar Room Nominated Teacher Judges and Coaches T1 Wk 10 10 - 13 Mar, Mon - Thu (TBC) WAG Judging Course for Teachers and Coaches0830- 1730hrs PESEB Auditorium Nominated Teacher Judges and Coaches Mar Hols 17 Mar, Mon (TBC) Trampoline Judging Course for Teachers and Coaches 0830- 1730hrs PESEB Conference Room Nominated Teacher Judges T2 Wk1 24 Mar, Mon 2 nd Briefing to Teachers-in-charge of AG1500- 1700hrs PESEB Auditorium Teachers-in-charge
Calendar of Events 2014 DateEventTimeVenueAction by T2 Wk1 24-25Mar, Mon-Tue National Inter-School Trampoline Championships 2014 0800- 1800hrs Bishan Sports Hall Participating Schools T2 Wk2 31 Mar 4 Apr, Mon-Fri National Pri Schools & National Inter-School Artistic Gymnastics Cships 2014 0800- 1800hrs Bishan Sports Hall Participating Schools Sep Hols (TBC) Selection Trial for Singapore Schools Sports Team (SSST) - (tentative) TBC Shortlisted gymnasts Dec Hols 29 Nov 7 Dec 6 th ASEAN School GamesPhillippinesSingapore Schools Sports Team
National Primary Schools and National Inter-School Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2013 Venue Bishan Indoor Sports Hall 5 Bishan Street 14 #02-01 Singapore, 579783 Practice Session 31 Mar 2014 (Mon) Competition 1-4 April 2014 (Tues-Fri)
Level 2 Competition Area
Level 3 Staircases to Competition Area 2 students manning staircases
Evacuation Plan for Spectators on Level 3 and 4 Arrows signify the areas the spectators are seated at and which exit point they should be heading towards in the event of an emergency.
Walk All the Way to the Assembly Area Field Across Bishan Stadium Evacuation Plan for Spectators Level 3 and 4 after exiting Gymnasium Doors.
Evacuation Plan for Gymnasts and Officials
Evacuation Plan for Athletes and Officials after exiting the gymnasium and reaching the basement carpark. Walk All the Way to the Assembly Area Field Across Bishan Stadium
Singapore Schools Sports Team Selection Criteria The SSST representatives for MAG & WAG will be selected based on the results of the National Inter-School Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2014. To be eligible for selection gymnasts have to compete in the Optional Event at the National Inter-School Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2014. For MAG, gymnasts have to compete in the 6 MAG apparatus Floor Exercise, Pommel Horse, Rings, Vault, Parallel Bars and Horizontal Bars. For WAG, gymnasts have to compete in the 4 WAG apparatus Vault, Uneven Bars, Balance Beam and Floor Exercise. Where necessary, a secondary selection trial may be conducted for shortlisted gymnasts after the Championships. 5 MAG & 5 WAG gymnasts will be selected to represent SSST.
14 Safety is Everyones Responsibility
Gymnastics Competitions and Cancelled Events 7.1 For Team Competition, there must be a minimum of three (3) registered teams from three (3) different schools before a team championship can be organised. 7.2For All-Around Competition, there must be a minimum of three (3) registered individuals from three (3) different schools competing in all required apparatus of the Division Event before the All-Around title can be recognised. 7.3For Individual Apparatus Competition, there must be a minimum of three (3) registered individuals from three (3) different schools competing in the relevant apparatus of the Division Event before the Individual Apparatus title can be recognised.
Withdrawal and Walk-over 9.1Any withdrawal or walk-over is considered contrary to the spirit of the game. 9.2Schools participating in the championship should not withdraw or give a walk-over. 9.3For each withdrawal or walk-over, a written explanation duly endorsed by the Principal shall be submitted to the Convenor and the Game Advisor within two (2) working days. 9.4 When competing for top 4 placing, any walk-over will disqualify the team from being placed. All results will be null and void.
Clarification and Inquiry of Score 11.1Any clarification on points of laws/rules and the difficulty score must be lodged immediately after the publication of the score, or at the very latest before the end of the exercise of the next gymnast, by the teacher-in-charge to the D1 judge in a professional and friendly manner. The decision taken by the D- Jury will be final, and the Meet Director and Gymnastics Advisor shall be informed of such clarification. 11.2Only inquiries for difficulty scores are allowed provided the verbal inquiry is made in accordance to para.11.1. Inquiries for all other scores (Execution, Artistry) are not allowed. 11.3Late verbal inquiries will be rejected. An inquiry is allowed only for the schools own gymnast.
External instructors are not allowed to approach the game officials to query their decisions. Only teachers-in-charge are allowed to approach game officials to seek clarifications. Failure to comply with this rule may lead to a deduction of 0.5 point from the gymnasts final score or total team score, and action taken against the coach. Teachers-in-charge are not allowed to interfere with the final decision taken by the D1 Judge Coordinator on points of laws/rules after clarification has been sought. If such interference results in disruption of any competition/event, a report shall be made by the Convenor and the matter brought to the attention of the Championship Organising Committee for appropriate action.
Clarification for Vault at the NSG For Primary and Secondary MAG Optional, and Secondary WAG FIG competitions: Each gymnast is allowed two vaults (2 similar or 2 different vaults). The better vault counts for Team score and Individual All- Around score. As for the Individual Apparatus Competition, the average of 2 vaults will be calculated. Invalid vaults will be as stipulated in the code of points 2013. For Primary and Secondary WAG Level and Stages competitions: Each gymnast performs two vaults as spelt out in the manuals. The average of 2 vaults will be calculated. Invalid vaults will be as stipulated in the code of points 2013.
Clarification for Primary C Div (Novice) Mushroom at the NSG Gymnast may choose to begin with an additional double leg circle with no additional value points, although exexecution deductions will still apply for this element.
Warm-up Protocol at the NSG (guide) General Warm-up = Stretching (for sessions events_ 5 mins Apparatus Warm-up after reporting to Judge. Primary WAG Level 2 Primary MAG Novice 7 mins Apparatus Warm-up after reporting to Judge Primary MAG Optional Secondary WAG Developmental Secondary MAG Novice 10-15 mins Scheduled Apparatus Rotation Warm-up (30/50s Apparatus Touch time will be provided if Rotation Warm-up is not immediately prior to event) Primary WAG Optional Secondary WAG Optional Secondary MAG Optional
FYI: CHANGES FOR SSSC ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS Adoption of Point-Conversion Calculation System for Artistic Gymnastics (AG) C Divisional team placing (Implementation in 2015)
Competition Programme Practice Session Check Competition Timing Check Competitor Namelist and Tag Numbers Check Order of Performance Note cancellation of competition for less than 3 schools. Note Warm-up Time for different events Note qualification/withdrawal procedures for Individual Apparatus Finals