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5.1 CHAIR OF JUDGES PANEL


A. FUNCTION

  • Records the whole routine performed including the Elements
  • Control of the judges’ work as determined in the Technical Regulations
  • Deducts from total score for infringements according to the Code of Points
  • Checks E- scores and A- scores for logic and approaches judge with significant deviation (out of the tolerance) from expectation or when the scores are impossible to justify and consider a change of mark (the judge is allowed to refuse)
  • Releases Scores: After allowing time for the SJ to intervene if necessary. (15 seconds)
  • Once the scores are released to the public, no change is possible except in the case of incorrect score display or inquiry.
CJP Must Intervene when:
 
  • The marks of the panel are incorrect or impossible
  • The D- Juries cannot agree the D-score
  • A Line judge has not seen a fault

B. CRITERIA


PROHIBITED COLLABORATION IN PYRAMID ( - 0.5):

  • Pyramid height of the collaboration must not be higher than 2 persons standing in vertical position.

ACROBATIC ELEMENTS AND PROHIBITED MOVES ( - 0.5):

Acrobatic Elements and Prohibited moves are listed in the following pages. (see page 23)
<All Categories>
  • Prohibited moves are NOT allowed in the routine.
<IM and IW>
  • Combination of 2 Acrobatic elements (A+A) is allowed ONLY 1 time in the routine.
<MP, TR and GR>
  • Combination of 2 Acrobatic elements (A+A) is NOT allowed.
  • Acrobatic elements during the collaboration with physical contact are allowed and will not be counted as Acrobatic elements.
  • Propelling in collaboration is allowed.

ATTIRE ERRORS ( - 0.2):

Attire errors refer to violation of Art 2.3, which will give a deduction for each time for different criteria.
 

NATIONAL EMBLEM ( - 0.3)

(See FIG Advertising Rules Competition Clothing
A gymnast must wear a national identification or emblem on his/her leotard in accordance with the most recent FIG Regulation.
 

LATE APPEARANCE ON THE COMPETITION AREA ( - 0.5):

When a competitor fails to appear on the competition area within 20 seconds after being called.
 

WALK-OVER (Disqualification):

When a competitor fails to appear on the competition area within 60 seconds after being called.  Disqualified from the category in question.

PRESENTATION FAULT ( - 0.2):

When called upon by the announcer, the competitors may present themselves in clean sport like manner (without theatrical presentation) and go to their starting position.

INTERRUPTION OF PERFORMANCE ( - 0.5):

Interruption of performance is defined when a competitor stops executing movements for a period of time between 2 and 10 seconds and then continues.
 

STOP OF PERFORMANCE ( - 2.0):

A stop of performance is defined when a competitor stops more than 10 seconds (applies in all categories). 
 

TIME (Music length):

The time begins with the first audible sound (cue sign excluded) and ends with the last audible sound.  The length of the routine with a tolerance of plus or minus 5-seconds (increments of 1-second).  If the routine length with the music is more or less than COP states, the following deduction will be made:

TIME INFRACTION ( ± 2 sec. tolerance): - 0.2 deduction

Category (Senior) Length allowed Infraction  (±2 sec.)
IM / IW  (1’20”) 1’15”- 1’25” 1’13” - 1’14” or 1’26” – 1’27”
MP/TR/GR/AD/AS  (1’25”) 1’20”- 1’30” 1’18” - 1’19” or 1’31” – 1’32”

TIME FAULT ( ± 5 sec. tolerance) : - 0.5 deduction

Category (Senior) Length allowed Fault  (±5 sec.)
IM / IW  (1’20”) 1’15”- 1’25” Less than 1’13” or More than 1’27”
MP/TR/GR/AD/AS  (1’25”) 1’20”- 1’30” Less than 1’18” or More than 1’32”

THEMES ( - 2.0):

Themes in contravention of the Olympic Charter and Code of Ethics

DISCIPLINARY PENALTIES:

<Warnings>
A competitor receives one warning only and, irrespective of the category, the second warning will result in immediate disqualification.
Warnings are given for the following:
  • Presence in a prohibited area.
  • Improper behaviour on the Podium.
  • Disrespectful manners to judges & officials.
  • Unsportsmanlike behaviour.
  • The national tracksuit not being worn during the Opening & Closing ceremonies.
  • The national tracksuit not being worn at the medal awarding ceremony (50% of prize money).
 
<Disqualifications>
Disqualification is declared if:
  • There are serious breaches of the FIG Statutes, Technical Regulations and/or Code of Points.
  • There is a Walk-over.

C. DEDUCTION


Make deductions and penalties by the Chair of Judges Panel:
 
Code Detail Deductions
A Presentation fault - 0.2
B Incorrect attire - 0.2 (each criteria)
C Missing national emblem - 0.3
D Time infraction (± 2 sec. of tolerance) - 0.2
E Time fault (± 5 sec. of tolerance or more) - 0.5
F Failure to appear on the competition area within 20 sec. - 0.5
G Prohibited collaboration (pyramid height) - 0.5 (each time)
H Prohibited moves - 0.5 (each time)
I More Acrobatic Elements than number allowed in a combination (IM/IW) - 0.5 (each time)
J More Acrobatic Combination than sets allowed - 0.5 (each time)
K Repetition of Acrobatic Elements - 0.5 (each time)
L For IM; Acrobatic Elements landing in Split - 0.5 (each time)
M MP/TR/GR: Performing different acrobatic elements - 0.5 (each time)
N MP/TR/GR: Not performing same acrobatic elements at the same time - 0.5 (each time)
O Interruption of performance for 2-10 sec. - 0.5 (each time)
P Stop of performance more than 10 sec. - 2.0
Q Themes in contravention of the Olympic Charter and the Code of Ethics - 2.0
W-1 Presence in prohibited area Warning
W-2 Improper behavior/manners Warning
W-3 National tracksuit not being worn (see valid T.R.) Warning
D-1 Walk-over Disqualification
D-2 Serious breach of the FIG statues, T.R., COP Disqualification
 
 

D. ACROBATIC ELEMENTS AND PROHIBITED MOVES

ACROBATIC ELEMENTS

  • Acrobatic Elements can be performed with 1 or 2 arms / hands OR from 1 or 2 feet.
  • A-1 to A-5 must be used without repetition including variations.
  • Using Acrobatic Elements as transition will also be counted as 1 Acro including variations.
  • MP/ TR / GR: Must perform same Acrobatic Elements at the same time.
  • Acrobatic Combination is allowed only for IM / IW and only 1 set in a whole routine.
  • For IM; Landing in Split position is not allowed.
Any Acrobatic elements performed with elbows will receive deduction of -0.5 by E-Jury

PROHIBITED MOVES