April 15-17, 2016

2016 Region 5 Championship’s Final Schedule (see updated information below)

  • The NCAA tickets will be available at the Region 5 competition venue in French Field House rather than at St. John will call.  This is different than originally presented.
  • Admissions are cash only and there is not an ATM on site.
  • Parking:
    • Friday:  Free after 11:00 on the north side of the building & after 5:00 on both sides.
    • Saturday:  Free all day everywhere on campus, but good luck finding a space.
      • OSU Spring Game and Garth Brook concert on campus that day 
        • Oh, yeah, and a NCAA Championship Meet.
      • ADA (disability) parking on the north side
      • Parents should plan to drop off and park (see info sheet) or take a taxi.
    • Sunday:  Pay to park.  If you are at a lot without an attendant, you will need to pay at a kiosk.

2016 Region 5 Championship Info Sheet

The 2016 – 2020 Junior Olympic Age Group Competition Program Workshops will introduce the new programs and new routines for the 2016 – 2020 quadrennium at four different National Age Group Competition Program Workshops – see chart below.

These Workshops will cover all aspects of the 2016 – 2020 Age Group Competition Program including: compulsory routines, Technical Sequences and optional level rules. The 2016 – 2020 National Team Program – including the Future Stars, Junior National and Junior Elite facets will also be covered in the Workshop.  Participants will receive USA Gymnastics University credit for attending (M401 Men’s Junior Olympic Competition Program Workshop).


Date City Location Deadline to Register
May 8-9 Battle Creek, Mich. McCamly Plaza Hotel April 22
June 4-5 Hartford, Conn. Hilton May 20
June 18-19 Dallas, Tex. Double Tree by Hilton June 10
* July 8-10 * San Jose, Calif. McEnery Convention Center June 24


Click this link to be directed to the Age Group Competition Program Workshops event information:  http://usagym.org/pages/men/events/program_events.html.


The Age Group Competition Workshop scheduled in San Jose will be offered as part of the USA Gymnastics National Congress Trade Show.  However, the Age Group Competition Program materials would have to be purchased separately from Congress Registration.  The cost for the 2016-2020 Age Group Program materials will be at the discounted rate of $35.  You must be registered for Congress then register for the Age Group Competition Program to take advantage of this offer.  If you have already registered for Congress, you may go back in to purchase the 2016-2020 Age Group Competition Program materials.


Pre-registration for Congress is $240 for professional members ($350 for non members) and must be completed by June 10.

Congratulations to the Athletes/Coaches named to represent Region 5 in the 2016 Elite Team Cup:


  • Josh Martin – Aerial Gymnastics

  • Max Andryushchenko – Lake Shore Gymnastics

  • Paul Juda – Buffalo Grove Gymnastics

  • Jacob Moore – Twistars USA

  • Bailey Perez – Premier Gymnastics

  • Mitchell Brown – DeVeaus Gymnastics

  • Josh Zeal (Alternate) – Buffalo Grove Gymnastics


  • Head Coach: John Karmecy – Buffalo Grove Gymnastics

  • Assistant Coach: Chad Ford – DeVeaus Gymnastics