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Many girls will start out with recreational gymnastics. Many places offer simple classes. However, If you want to get serious about gymnastics, you can start the Junior Olympic program through USA Gymnastics. In JO, you work your way up the levels and compete on a team. To advance to the next level, you usually have to get a certain All-Around score at a competition. Below, you can see a table with the levels and requirements.

Level Score Requirement
1-2 None
3 None
4 75% proficient at level
5 31.00 All-Around Score at level 4
6 31.00 All-Around Score at level 5
7 31.00 All-Around Score at level 6
8 31.00 All-Around Score at level 7
9 34.00 All-Around Score at level 8
10 34.00 All-Around Score at level 9

After Level 10, a gymnast can choose to go on to do the Elite program. This prepares them to possibly be on the Olympic team.

hands with grips clapping making a chalk cloud gymnast posing on beam grips on bars