Organizing a club event

Equipment norms

Equipment norms for both artistic and trampoline gymnastics are in place for GymBC sanctioned events. If a club is unable to meet the requirements, this must be indicated on the sanctioning request form.

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Availabe Equipment

Gymnastics BC member clubs may rent the GBC / Spieth America equipment for their club competitions.

Gymnastics BC does not rent equipment to non-members

Single MAG/Single WAG w/Additional Bar and Beam Set-up, One Floor

$5200.00 + tax

Single WAG w/Additional Bar and Beam Set-up, One Floor

$3825.00 + tax

Single MAG w/One floor

$3825.00 + tax

Free-standing Equipment Required (weights to be provided by host club)


Second Artistic Competition Floor

$1600.00 + tax

Trampoline & Tumbling w/Two Competition Trampolines and End Decks, One Power Tumbling Floor, Two Double Mini Trampolines, Equipment Matting and (only) 2 Landing Zones

$3500.00 + tax

Gymnastics BC responsibilities

  • GYMNASTICS BC will coordinate equipment transportation and will supply a set of equipment as requested above with the appropriate mats. A GBC representative will be on hand to supervise the set-up, take down and loading of the equipment. GBC will also ensure that the club is contacted four weeks prior to the meet to confirm the delivery details and the set-up/take-down time of the equipment.

Host club responsibilities

THE HOST CLUB will be responsible for the following:

  • A security deposit cheque of $1,500. The deposit amount will be cashed and applied to the club’s account.
  • Any liability or accident claims arising from the meet
  • All freight costs which will be invoiced AFTER the meet, along with the rental fee balance
  • Ensuring that there is free and clear access to the venue loading bays, that will accommodate a 53’ trailer and truck
  • A minimum of 15 adult volunteers per set of equipment at set up and take down
  • Paying for the repair or replacement of any damaged or missing equipment
  • All other equipment necessary for the successful delivery of a meet
  • Ensuring that any equipment not belonging to Gymnastics BC is clearly labelled to avoid the mixing of equipment
  • One hotel room at the host hotel during the meet (including set up and take down nights), if the meet is hosted outside of the Lower Mainland or Fraser Valley

    NOTE: Failure to meet these responsibilities will result in the forfeit of the security deposit and possible charges for repair or replacement of damaged of misplaced equipment.

Priority list

  • GBC Provincial Championships or other hosted events
  • Team BC trials
  • International events (beyond North America)
  • International events (North America)
  • History of rental with GBC
  • GBC history of invitational competitions

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Scoring and results (artistic)

Artistic scoring system

GBC owns an electronic scoring system for artistic gymnastics. This system includes computers at each event, score pads for judges to enter their scores, alpha-numeric displays to display athletes’ scores at each event.

It also includes the operator of the system to run the system during the event.

Junior Olympic scoring

  • JO 1-5 must use the performance based scoring system for any athletes under 7 years. (2009
  • and younger in 2015 season)
  • JO 1-2 has the option to use rankings or performance based scoring for all athletes 7 years
  • and up (2008 and older in 2015 season).
  • JO 3-5 will use ranking system for all athletes 7 years and up. (2008 and older in 2015 season)
  • JO 6-9 will use ranking for all athletes in all age categories. 

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Inviting international competitors 

The Gymnastics Canada sanction form H must be completed for all international activities that will occur in Canada.

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Additional resources


Andrée Montreuil, Technical Director, 604-333-3491,

Leanne James, Administrative & Events Coordinator, 604-333-3495, (ribbon orders)