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10th The World Games 2017 WROCLAW (POL)

July 20 - 30, 2017

Centennial Hall

Competition format

Competition at The World Games consists of qualifying and final rounds in the following
Gymnastics disciplines:

• Rhythmic Gymnastics (Individuals only)

• Trampoline Gymnastics (Synchronised Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-

Trampoline)

• Acrobatic Gymnastics (Women’s Pairs, Men’s Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Women’s Groups and

Men’s Groups)

• Aerobic Gymnastics (Mixed Pairs, Trios, Groups, Aerobic Step and Aerobic Dance)

Competition format – Rhythmic Gymnastics

Rhythmic gymnasts perform with four different apparatus: the Hoop, the Ball, the Clubs and the
Ribbon. In the qualification competition at The World Games, each gymnast performs one routine
with each apparatus.

The eight highest scoring gymnasts on each apparatus in qualification advance to the individual
event final with that apparatus, where the routine is performed a second time. Highest score wins.

Tie-breaking rules

In the event of a tie in qualification or finals at The World Games, the following criteria will be
applied, in the following order, to break it:

The gymnast with the highest E-score prevails.

The gymnast with the lowest ET (technical execution) deductions prevails.

The gymnast with the highest D-score prevails.

If there is still a tie, the tie will not be broken.


Competition format – Synchronised Trampoline

Synchronised Trampoline gymnasts will perform two 10-element routines in the qualification round
at The World Games. The first is a “compulsory” exercise consisting of mostly simpler elements.

The second is a more difficult “voluntary” exercise loaded with more difficult elements.

Gymnasts’ scores for the first and second exercises are tallied to give the final score for the
qualification round. The top eight synchro pairs advance to the final round, where the voluntary
exercise is performed again. Highest score wins.

Tie-breaking rules

In the event of a tie in qualification or finals at The World Games, the following criteria will be
applied, in the following order, to break it:

1. The pair with the higher sum of Execution scores for both routines prevails.

2. The pair with the higher sum of the Synchronisation scores for both routines prevails.

If there is still a tie, the tie will not be broken.

 

Competition format – Tumbling

Tumblers perform two routines, or “passes” during a competition. The choice of elements is left up
to the gymnast, but with the exception of basic elements like roundoffs, handsprings and whip
backs, no element in either pass can be repeated.

At the World Championships, the top eight gymnasts with the highest combined scores for their two
passes advance to the individual Tumbling final, where they perform another two passes. Highest
total score wins.

Tie-breaking rules

In the event of a tie in qualification or finals at The World Games, the following criteria will be
applied, in the following order, to break it:

1. The gymnast with the higher sum of E-scores on taking into account both passes will

prevail.

2. The gymnast with the higher E-score for his or her second pass will prevail.

If there is still a tie, the tie will not be broken.


Competition format – Double Mini-trampoline

Competition in Double Mini-trampoline involves four “passes” or runs. In the qualification round,
each gymnast performs two passes of different elements. The top eight gymnasts with the highest
sum total for their passes advance to the finals. In the final, gymnasts perform another two passes,
again with differing elements. Highest total score wins.

Tie-breaking rules

In the event of a tie in qualification or finals at The World Games, the following criteria will be
applied, in the following order, to break it:

1. The gymnast with the higher sum of the E-scores of both passes prevails.

2. The gymnast with the higher E-score of the second pass prevails.

If there is still a tie, the tie will not be broken.



Competition format – Acrobatic Gymnastics

Acrobatic gymnasts compete in one of five categories: Men’s Pair, Women’s Pair, Mixed Pair,
Women’s Group (three women) and Men’s Group (four men).

Scores for each routine are added together throughout the competition. Afterward, the top four in
each category from the qualification round advance to the finals. In the medal round, only the
Combined routine is performed. Highest score wins.

Tie-breaking rules

In the event of a tie in qualification or finals at The World Games, the following criteria will be
applied, in the following order, to break it:
In case of a tie in the qualification round at The World Games, the following methods will be
applied, in the following order, to break it:

1. The gymnasts with the highest sum of E scores for the Balance and Dynamic exercises will

prevail.

2. The gymnasts with the highest sum of the E and A scores of the Balance and Dynamic
exercises will prevail.

If there is still a tie, it will not be broken.

In case of a tie in the final round at The World Games, the following methods will be applied, in the
following order, to break it:

1. The gymnasts with the highest E score in the Combined exercise will prevail.

2. The gymnasts with the highest sum of the E and A scores of the Combined exercise will
prevail.

If there is still a tie, it will not be broken.


Competition format – Aerobic Gymnastics

In each category of Aerobic Gymnastics, each pair or group performs one routine, limited to about
1:20. At The World Games, the top four in each category advance to the medal round. There, the
routine is performed a second time. Highest score wins.

Tie-breaking rules

In the event of a tie in qualification or finals at The World Games, the following criteria will be
applied, in the following order, to break it:

1. The highest Execution score prevails.

2. The highest Artistic score prevails.

3. The highest Difficulty score prevails.