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Xcel Gymnastics and the Xquisite Parent Organization bring you:

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The Pennsylvania
Xcel State Championship! 

APRIL 29-MAY 1, 2022

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Meet Director:
Cara Blumenschein


Phone Number:


Competition Site:
UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse
Duquesne University
1304 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Suggested Route Depictions from:

  • South Hills

  • Eastern Suburbs (Monroeville)

  • Pittsburgh Airport

  • Northern Suburbs (Cranberry Twp)

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Cooper Fieldhouse


Sunday May 1st - Road Closure Alternative Routes

Athlete entrance is on Magee Street into the Cooper Fieldhouse.  You will have to go downstairs into the entrance.

Parents entrance is also on Magee Street (up the sidewalk from where the athlete entrance is located.)

The entrance is right across the street from the Duquesne Parking Garage. If you hit the UPMC parking garage, you have gone too far.
The qualifying score is 35.00 for All Around athletes. The IES qualifying score is 8.50 for Platinum and Diamond athletes only. All registrations must be made through USAG Meet Reservations and—online payment is required at the time of registration. A $25/ gymnast late fee will be added through MeetMaker for registrations completed after April 15, 2022

Meet Format:
Modified Capitol Cup– 2 Gyms with 2 sets of identical equipment and 2 floors. Gym A competes on one set of equipment, Gym B on the other. Timed warm-ups per level of gymnast will occur prior to competition– there will be no 30 second touch.

All floor music must be downloaded to an iPad, iPod or MP3 player before the competition. Online streaming or downloading of music will not be available.

Individual event and All-Around awards will be presented to each age group at the conclusion of the competition– 40% in each age group. Team awards will be presented at the end of competition for Platinum & Diamond– 50% in each level up to 10 places. Senior Ceremonies will be conducted at the beginning of the sessions as necessary.

Competition Schedule:
Final session times will be emailed to addresses used to register athletes in Meet Maker as well as posted to, and

COVID Protocols:
There are currently no requirements for spectators, athletes, coaches or officials prior to entrance to the competition. Masks are not required but are recommended for non-vaccinated individuals per the Duquesne University policies.

Coaches Information:
All coaches planning on coaching during the competition MUST be registered through USA Gymnastics Reservation System for membership verification. Coaches must present their current USAG Professional Member card at sign in. Any coach not registered will be unable to coach until membership verification has been completed.

Petition Forms:
All petition forms must be sent to Donna Guenther (SACC) for approval. If you need to petition an athlete, please email the completed form to

Meet Updates:
Meet updates will be emailed to the email address used when registering athletes in MeetMaker.

Final results will be posted online at and

Meet Vendors: 

Equipment and matting provided by Mancino Manufacturing
AAI Tac 10 Vault Tables - AAI Tac 10 Vault Board

AAI Elite Uneven Bars - FSA Leg Package - Vault Board

Mancino Competition Club Beams - Vault Board - Mancino Euro Style Mount Block
Mancino Baltic Birch Floor 42'x42' - 1-3/8' Carpet Bonded Foam - Spring Floor Corner Blocks

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