Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) is an extremely demanding discipline based upon an athlete’s precision and agility. Women are judged within their own respective categories (age and level) and use a range of apparatuses to perform their stunning routines.
- Judging criteria varies and is based upon: execution, creativity and difficulty of routine, and the way they utilize their apparatus.
- Deductions are made for improper landings, inadequate amplitude and execution, lengthy pauses, falls, poor technique.
For more detailed information about this discipline, check out Gymnastics Canada’s website, or download the technical documents on the below.
- Vault: Gymnasts fly through the air executing precise twists and somersaults over a table shaped structure.
- Uneven Bars: Gymnasts perform continuous movement between two raised bars of uneven height resulting in a series of swings, twists, somersaults and handstands.
- Balance Beam: Rhythmic and fluid, dance and acrobatic movements are performed across the length of a 4-inch wide beam.
- Floor: Creative dance elements and tumbling maneuvers performed to music utilize the entire floor space.
Women's Artistic Program Document
You will find up to date Programs and Documents under this section. Please note that programs and documents are updated regularly and are the property of Alberta Gymnastics Federation.
2022 - 2023 WAG Judges Handbook FINAL
National Association of Women's Gymnastics Judges (NAWGJ) website
GymCan Documents: click HERE to access the forms below.
- Women's Program Rules and Regulations
- Canadian Aspire Competition Program
- Canadian High Performance Program
- Women's Developmental Program
CLICK HERE to access GymCan Authorization to Travel Form A and Form H.