Welcome to Illinois National Association of Women's Gymnastics Judges

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  • As of January 1, 2023 the new IRS mileage rate is 65.5 cents per mileage
  • Click here for Mileage Reimbursement rate for officials, effective January 1, 2023 on USA Gymnastics.




  • Upcoming Events
    • NAWGJ National Symposium July 13-15, 2023 in Grand Rapids, MI
    • Region 5 Congress July 21-23, 2023 in Lombard, IL
    • USA Gymnastics National Congress August 24-27, 2023 in San Jose, CA
  • Notes from SJD
    • New Year's Resolutions for Gymnastic Judges
  • Review - Xcel Vault
    • General Vault Rules
  • Click here for the IL NAWGJ January 2023 "IN"



Effective August 1, 2022 - July 31, 2023


  • A brief overview of updates for Judge's Compensation Package
  • Judges are not required to carpool.
  • Lodging
    • ​The form of accommodation (double occupancy vs. single occupancy) must be specified in the judge’s contract
      • Accommodations based on double occupancy in a room must provide two beds, which CANNOT include a sleeper sofa.
    • A judge may request single room accommodations if not provided by the Meet Director.
      • If necessary to share the cost of the room with the Meet Director, the judge will pay no more than the difference between the actual cost of the room and the standard national IRS rate for overnight accommodation.
    • Meet Directors are strongly recommended to provide single room accommodations when a hotel stay is required, at no additional cost to the judge. 
  • Overnight Meets
    • Guidelines for meals the night before the competition begins.
      • For a judge traveling by air, meals that occur while the judge is traveling to and from the competition, a per meal per diem may be requested.
      • For a judge traveling by ground and travel time is more than 3 hours or 150 miles one way, a $20.00 per diem may be requested. 
      • For a judge traveling less than 3 hours or under 150 miles one way, there is no per diem request. ​
  • ​​Chief Judge/Meet Referee Payment (Applies to Development Program and Xcel meets only)
    • A judge serving as Meet Referee OR Chief Judge shall receive $10.00 per day at the following USA Gymnastics competitions:
      • Sanctioned local / sectional meets where the Meet Referee also serves as the Chief Judge
    • Chief Judge OR Meet Referee payment ($10) is NOT paid at:
      • Local / sectional meets with a separate Meet Referee (non-judging);
      • Local / sectional meets with one-judge panels, such as intrasquad meets, or meets with less than four events running concurrently. 
  • Click here for the 2022-2023 Rules and Policies.  



  • Reimbursement for the following after all testing is completed and all materials are purchased.
    • ​National/Brevet Course - Up to $200.00
    • One Written Exam - Up to $25.00
    • One Practical Exam - Up to $25.00
    • Develompent Program Code of Points - Up to $80.07
    • Xcel Code of Points - Up to $80.07
    • Extra Benefit - $225.00
  • Completed form and all receipts must be submitted by January 31, 2023.
  • Click here for form to claim educational benefits.
  • Click here for procedures to print receipts from USA Gymnastics.