National Team Trials


Senior National Squad

2021 Senior National Team Selection Procedures Revised - Tokyo 2020 Postponement:

Based on the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games the previous selection procedures have been amended


  • A selection will be held a minimum of 45 days from the posting of these procedures (posted June 19, 2020)
  • Selection event is currently scheduled for August 8, 2020 in Moraga, CA. Due to the unknown effects of COVID-19 on this event the event could be held in a different location or virtually. A final decision will be made by the close of registration (July 10). That decision along with details will be shared with all registered athletes.
  • Registration will open June 26 and close July 10. – Registration will be shared directly with all age eligible members and posted on the website here.


Canceled - Junior National Team Trials 

Selection Criteria - updated 8-19-2019 

The 2019-2020 Junior National Training Squad has been previously selected.

The 2021 Junior National Team Trials will be held in December 2020, at a time and place to be determined. Information will be forthcoming.

For more information about the Junior National Squad or Trials, contact Linda Loehndorf at


Canceled - 13-15 and 12 & Under National Team Trials

To submit a bid to host Age Group National Team Trials, please see application in Member's Only.

The Appendix E outlines the selection procedures for the National Teams and Olympic Development Program. Please find the 2018 Appendix E here.


Dates for 13-15:

Phase 1&2 – January 18-20, 2020

Phase 3a Figures - During the U.S. 13-15 Championships, to be held in Mesa, AZ April, 2020

Phase 3b Routine – April 5, 2020

Dates for 12&U:

Phase 1&2 – January 18-20, 2020
Phase 3a Figures – April 1, 2020

Phase 3b Routine – April 1, 2020


Phase 1&2 - Scottsdale, Arizona
Phase 3 – In conjunction with US 13-15 Nationals, Mesa, AZ


Phase 1&2 – Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl Airport
Phase 3 – Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl Airport


Phase 1&2 – Posted, Click here

Phase 3 – coming soon

Registration Deadline:

Phase 1&2 – Friday, December 20, 2019 (11:59 p.m. PST)
Phase 3 – TBD


Phase 1&2 - Figures, National Skills Testing & Routine
Phase 3 – Figures & Routine

Routine/Skills Information:
Posted Members Only area of the website


12 & Under: Born in years 2008 or later, passed Grade Levels 1, 2 and 3

13-15: Born in years 2005 to 2007, passed Grade Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4.


Petitions can be submitted in writing to the National Team Review Subcommittee. Please send your petition via email prior to completion of the trials to the National Team Review Subcommittee Chair –Denise Shively.