2017 Training Camp Dates Announced!

2017 Training Camp Dates

*If you are interested in hosting a training camp, please contact Lori Koch for details at lorikochr5camps@gmail.com

August 4, 5 & 6
Super Camp & Forward Progress

September 8, 9 & 10
Hot Shot & Super Camp

October 13, 14 & 15
High Tech & High Performance
University of Michigan

November 3, 4 & 5
Forward Progress & Hot Shot

Click Here for Printable 2017 Region 5 Training Camp Dates

Region 5 X-Cel Regional Championship Information….

When: May 12th -14th, 2017

Location: Peoria Civic Center
201 SW Jefferson Ave.
Peoria, IL 61602

Meet Director: Teresa Millmore and Brad Tubbs
Contact Information: tmillmore@gymetc.com

Meet Equipment: Midwest Gym Supply – AAI Equipment

Entry Fee: $90
Payable to: Gymnastics Etc
Mail to: 402 Olympia Dr. Bloomington, IL 61704

Entry Form & Detailed Information: 2017 X-cel Regional Championship Packet

How to Petition to 2017 Region 5 Regional Championships?

Gymnasts may be petitioned to Level 8, 9 or 10 Regional Championships because of illness, injury or a family tragedy, e.g., death, natural disaster.

A gymnast may compete in her State Meet in 1, 2 or 3 events but not all four and still petition. Touching out is NOT considered competing on the event.

Please send all petitions to:
Hilary Carlson, Petition Chair
Email: hilarycarlson@comcast.net
Fax: 224-653-8673
Address: 328 Briarwood Lane, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Detailed guidelines are provided by using this link: 2017 How To Petition To Regional Championships.

Region 5 TOPs Training Camp Information Now Available!

What:  Region 5 TOPs Training Camp
When:  May 20 – 21, 2017
Where:  Buckeye Gymnastics (OH)
Who’s Invited:  2016 National TOPS Testing Gymnasts and Diamond Team Members/Gymnast Coaches and Observing Coaches

Gymnast Entry Fee: $100.00 per gymnast.

Coaches Entry Fee: Free to coaches with registered gymnasts. Observing coaches $40.00. No refunds after May 9th (midnight).  

Registration Deadline: Open online registration with USA Gym Registration System from March 20th (9am) to April 12th (noon). Select Region 5 TOPS Training Camp (Sanction # 62294).

Payable To: Region 5

Mail To: Dave Stiles, RACC
                   105 Woodland Lane
                   Carmel, IN 46032

The document below gives specific details for the weekend.  

Region 5 Dream Team Warm Ups

Below is a written and video copy of the warm-up routines that all the Region 5 National Teams will be doing at the National Meet. 
Please familiarize yourself and your athletes with this routine.  Should they make one of the National Teams, they will be expected to know these in advance and be able to perform them as part of the team during training and competition days. 
Thank you and GO REGION 5!


*2017 Region 5 Warm Up Routine (.pdf file)
* 2017 Region 5 National Team Warm Up (Video file)

2017 Hall of Fame Nomination Form Now Available!

Nominations for the Class of 2017 Region 5 Hall of Fame must be completed by April 15, 2017 and sent to:

Augusta A. Lipsey
3705 Miller Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Nominations received after that date will be considered the subsequent year. The form is available online at the top of the Region 5 Hall of Fame Page or by clicking on the link below.

2017 Region 5 Hall of Fame Nomination Form