About Our Gymsports & Committees
Gymnastics is made up of seven different Gymsports, each with unique characteristics. Each Gymsport has a Technical Committee to assist with governing each Gymsport. For all contact information for the different Gymsports and Technical Committees please check the GNSW Website.
GNSW Events Calendar
All information relating to competitions and events including Entry Forms, Timetables, Work Orders and Information booklets please check the Events Calendar located on the GNSW Website.
LINK: GNSW Events Calendar
GNSW Region Events Calendar
Information relating to Region events including Entry Forms, Timetables and Results please check the Region Events calendar located on the GNSW Website.
GNSW Sanctioning Competition Information
All information relating to sanctioning an event and resources to host an event please check the Sanctioning page on the GNSW Technical Regulations Website.
Results from all GNSW competitions are uploaded after the conclusion of each event. Please visit the GNSW Event Results Website to download current and past event results.
NSW State Team
Every year NSW has a State Team that attends the Australian Championships. It is a big achievement for all athletes who are successfully selected onto the team. To find out more information about Selection Policies, registering for the State Team, Purchasing uniforms and access resources to assist with travel and competition please check the GNSW State Team Website.
LINK: GNSW State Team Website
Acrobatic, Rhythmic, Men’s Artistic, Women’s Artistic, Trampoline and Tumbling all have High Performance Programs in NSW. To find out more about these programs and learn more about our athletes in these squads please look at the GNSW High Performance Website.
Scope and Overview
These regulations apply to all GNSW events/competitions, including region events and sanctioned club competitions in NSW. This section is implemented in conjunction with the Gymsport Regulations and the event information provided by GNSW and its committees.
By documenting competition rules that are clear and concise GNSW aims to ensure that its competitions and events are conducted in a manner that is fair and reasonable.
Whether by error or omission if any of the foregoing regulations require interpretation the original intent of GNSW in the framing of the subject regulation shall prevail.
Decisions outside of these Regulations
GNSW reserves the right to make and enforce a decision outside of the GNSW Technical Regulations where the decision is in the best interest of the sport and the parties involved. All parties affected will be notified as soon as it is feasible and such decisions shall be final and are not to be construed as having set a precedent.
If any of the parties that are affected by the regulations do not comply with the regulations, then GNSW reserves the right to prevent them from attending the event.
These regulations will be reviewed on an annual basis. In addition to the annual review of all policies recommended changes to any policy or regulations may be submitted to the Board for consideration, at any time. In the event that the proposed changes are agreed, the regulations will be amended, and circulated to members via the latest news.
Policies and Forms
All participants at a GNSW event agree to abide by GNSW policies, rules and Codes of Behaviour. Technical Members, Volunteers, Committee Members and Athletes should familiarise themselves with GNSW and GA policies, the Australian Levels Program, FIG Code of Points and keep up to date with any additional updates and clarifications.
LINK: GNSW Policies
LINK: FIG Code of Points
LINK: GNSW Resources
Code of Conduct Links:
All annual awards are decided on a point score system, with KinderGym and Inclusions selected by nomination. The criteria for the awards can be found in the Awards Policy on the GNSW Website.
LINK: GNSW Policies
Australian Levels Program
Code of Points
Events Pathways and Performance Officer
Federation International Gymnastics
Gymnastics New South Wales
GNSW Committee Governance
Committees exist to promote the technical development of the Gymsports, by furthering and carrying out the purposes and objectives of Gymnastics NSW. The Committee and its members are responsible for providing support to GNSW and other committee members to ensure the organisation meets its goals and objectives.
Committees will develop, implement and administer projects to support and encourage the growth of gymnastics and the technical development of the Gymsport.
Further and carry out the purposes and objectives of Gymnastics NSW
Develop, implement and administer projects to support and encourage the growth of gymnastics and the technical development of the Gymsport
Develop and implement a Gymsport development workplan which focuses on the strategic development and growth of the Gymsport with strong alignment to the Gymnastics NSW Strategic Plan
Prepare operational policies, programs, and regulations as requested for approval by GNSW
Review their Gymsport’s performance, participation and engagement rates and undertake forward planning in line with the Gymnastics NSW strategic plan outcomes
Formulate, interpret and publicise the Gymsport programs
Develop, implement, and review the competition levels program within NSW with a focus on the competition pathway, physical literacy and holistic and safe athlete development
Provide technical expertise in all levels of judge and coach education including the development of education courses, resources and ongoing professional development
Provide support and guidance for judges and coaches to support Gymsport programs
Deliver and contribute to the continuous quality improvement of community development and education activities, workshops, courses and programs
Where appropriate, develop or advise on selection regulations, guidelines and policies; determine the selection criteria for the State Championships and State Team for endorsement by GNSW
Determine the annual Awards Policy criteria for the respective Gymsport
Work collaboratively with GNSW staff to foster athlete/participant development and the gymnastics workforce
Identify Technical Members to be trained to become course presenters and course assessors in both the coaching and judging areas and liaise with the GNSW Education Officer regarding the education requirements of the Gymsport
Monitor, interpret and communicate national and international trends in Gymnastics and national trends in sport, physical activity and athlete centred development approaches
Coordinate and regulate the technical regulations at GNSW events, play a leading role in all technical elements of competitions and events and support the delivery of all Gymsport events within NSW
Conduct competitive and participation focused gymnastics events
Make suggestions to GNSW with respect to Gymsport matters
Act as the conduit between the Gymsport community and Gymnastics NSW
Positively promote the Gymsport and Gymnastics NSW to the community, work collaboratively with Gymnastics NSW and support the committee and Gymnastics NSW decisions to the community
Raising awareness of and abiding by GNSW policies, procedures, rules and regulations
In conjunction with GNSW, play a leadership role in advocating for safeguarding and promoting a safe sport for all members
Work collaboratively with and under the leadership GNSW to foster a safe and inclusive culture in gymnastics
Foster an athlete-centric culture within the sport
Additional information on Committee Purpose and Function and their Position Descriptions is available on the GNSW Technical Regulations Website.
The Committees meet regularly throughout the year. Technical Members who wish to submit an item for discussion at a meeting should complete the online form at least one week prior to the meeting. If this submission is received less than one week prior to the meeting, it will be added to the following scheduled meeting. All items for discussion will be submitted to the relevant Gymsport EPPO.
The Committee AGMs are held annually. For more information please refer to the Committees and Volunteer Policy.