Xcel Gymnastics Articles


Welcome to the Xcel Gymnastics hub! This page will have ALL of the newest information from the new Xcel Code in 2022.

UPDATE: The new Code is out!. To read more about it, start here: 2022-2026 Xcel Gymnastics Requirements.

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General Xcel Program Information

Xcel gymnastics is an alternative to the DP/JO program. It consists of 5 divisions, and each division has progressively more difficult requirements. The 6th division, Sapphire, is a pilot program for the 2022-2023 season, available only in certain regions of the country.

All of the Xcel divisions allow gymnasts to create their own routines. Click on the pictures below to learn more about each event in each Xcel division.

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