Vault, floor, rings and all. The BUCS Gymnastics Championships are back and has something for the beginners to the more elite.

Entry Information

Entry Dates & Costs

Entry Opening Date

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Entry Closing Date

Tuesday 18 January 2022 at 23:59pm
(Students / Competitors must apply by this deadline)

Institution Administrator Deadline: 

Thursday 20 January 2022 at 23:59
(Institutional Administrators are given 48 hours after the student / competitor deadline to approve entries)

Entry Costs

Individual Events Men and Women: £46.50

STAGED ENTRY
Should the competition allow more entries a Stage 2 Entry window will open. Priority will remain with the entries received before the Stage 1 entry closing date. Entries received in the Stage 2 window and accepted into the competition, will be charged an additional 20% fee.

Stage 2 Entry Costs

Individual Events Men and Women: £55.50

Stage 2 window - 21 January - 25 January 2022
 

Entry Allowance

Institutions can request an unlimited number of  entries, however should the event reach capacity BUCS may need to restrict the number of entries per institution. Therefore when submitting entries on BUCS Play, entries should be ranked in order of preference of entry before being submitted. Should BUCS need to restrict per this will be done equally across instituions. 
 

Withdrawals and Changes

Competitors can make changes to their entries through BUCS Play until the entry closing date.

Changes, including withdrawals, after the entry closing date must be made in writing by an athletic union or students’ union and e-mailed to [email protected]

Withdrawals after the entry closing date will still be charged the entry fee (Reg 3.2.3).

Withdrawals after 5:00pm on Monday 31 January 2022 will be classified as a ‘no-show’.
They will be charged the entry fee and an additional £10 fine payable by the athletic union or students’ union.

Competitors who do not withdraw, and do not register, will be also classified as a ‘no-show’ and will be charged the entry fee and an additional £10 fine payable by the competitor’s athletic union or students’ union.
 

Covid-19 Measures

All competitors, officials and volunteers will need to wear a mask at all times. Competitors are allowed to take their mask off when they are competiting. 

The safety of students, volunteers and staff remains paramount as we move into the 2021-22 season, therefore for the time being we will still be implementing a series of Covid-19 Measures at our events. Although certain safety measures surrounding Covid-19 will be dictated by a venue or specific sport requirements we will be continuing to implement the following general measures across all of our events:

  1. Event Disclaimer includes specifics around Covid-19
  2. Whist inside staff members and volunteers interacting with competitors will be wearing appropriate face coverings
  3. Covid-19 questionnaire completed prior to arrival at the event by all competitors, officials, volunteers and support staff.
  4. Access to hand-washing facilities, or hand sanitiser

What’s expected of competitors:

  1. Event competitors should stay home if they have any Covid-19 symptoms, live in the same household with someone with Covid-19 symptoms or have been diagnosed with, or suspected to have, Covid-19 in the past 10 days
  2. Competitors should stay home if they have been instructed to quarantine due to international travel restrictions or by NHS Track and Trace
  3. Competitors must follow direction from event staff, venue staff and volunteers.
  4. Competitors must complete Covid-19 questionnaire prior to arrival at the event  
  5. Competitors should ensure they are following hand hygiene practices at all times
  6. Competitors are encouraged to wear a face covering when indoors and moving about the building
  7. Competitors should follow the guidance and safety procedures outlined for the event you are attending. These can be found in the Event Guide once released.
  8. Competitors unable to attend event due to Covid-19 must contact the event lead

Lateral Flow Tests and Vaccine Status 

  1. For some events, dependent on local council recommendations or venue requirements we may require proof of negative PCR or rapid lateral flow tests within the last 48 hours or proof of being fully vaccinated for a least 2 weeks. 
  1. If this is required it will be detailed in the entry information and the event guide for that event.

The safety of everyone remains paramount in the 2021-22 season. Everyone attending this event must comply with current UK Government and Scottish Government regulations at all times.

At the publication date of this Event Guide, it remains mandatory to wear face coverings indoors in Scotland except where specific exemptions apply.

Access to hand-washing facilities and hand sanitiser will be provided at Grandtully Station Park, where Race Control is located.

What’s expected of everyone:

  • Stay Home:
    • If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, live in the same household with someone with COVID-19 symptoms or have been diagnosed with, or suspected to have, COVID-19 in the past 10 days
    • If you have been instructed to quarantine due to international travel restrictions or by NHS Track and Trace
  • complete the COVID-19 questionnaire prior to arrival at the event
  • follow directions from event staff, venue staff and volunteers
  • follow hand hygiene practices at all times
  • wear a face covering when indoors

Competitors unable to attend event due to COVID-19 must contact Cleo Lyn