USA Level 3-10
Level 3-5 are considered Compulsory, these gymnasts must compete and hit a certain score at a gymnastics meet to qualify to move up to the next level. These girls practice up to 10.5 hours a week. Girls in level 6-10 are considered Optional. They too have to compete and hit a certain score to move up to the next level. They practice up to 20 hours a week.
The XCEL Program is designed to offer a broad-based, affordable, and competitive experience outside the traditional Developmental Program (DP) to attract and retain a diverse group of athletes. XCEL has 5 levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond. These girls train up to 12 hours per week..