KICKSTART is the provincial Physical Abilities testing program for provincial level gymnasts. Developed by Vancouver Phoenix Gymnastics, the program is now used by Gymnastics BC.
B.C. and Canadian Provincial Pathway
The Canadian Provincial Pathway was developed by Gymnastics Canada for all Canadian gymnasts not competing at the Elite level. As a mutli-level program, it promotes mass participation and the safe development of the athletes.
It is a competitive program with six progressive and logical stages to choose from which support smooth transition from one level to the next.
The provinical pathway is a modification of the FIG Junior rules and all junior rules apply.
For all categories, the athlete's age is determined as of September 1 of the competition year.
- BC Level 1 and 2 Compulsories Program (Pages 39-59) (2016-10-19)
- 2017 - 2020 Canadian Provincial Pathway Rules (Provincial 3, 4, 5 and National Open) (2016-10-19)
- Level 1 ribbon order form
Canadian Elite Pathway
The Canadian Elite Pathway was developed by Gymnastics Canada for all Canadian gymnasts not competing at the Provincial level. Its goal is to prepare Age Group gymnasts to successfully compete at the Senior International level.
It is a competitive program five categories of competition beginning with Elite Level 3 and progressing to Senior.
For Elite 3 and 4, the athlete's age is determined as of September 1 of the competition year. For Junior and Senior, age is determined as of January 1 of the competition year.
John Carroll, MAG Coordinator, 604-333-3497, firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrée Montreuil, Technical Director, 604-333-3491, email@example.com