We are happy that you are interested in becoming an Illinois National Women's
Gymnastics Judge. In order to help you navigate the on-board process, the IL NAWGJ has put together a list of helpful information, websites and contact information to get you
Where Do I Start?
I am interested in becoming a judge but, where do I start?
Become a Professional member of USA Gymnastics - Click here for USA Gymnastics Become a Member webpage.
Complete the mandatory USA Gymnastics Background check. This can take up to 1 month. You will not be allowed to
judge until this step is completed and you have a “green light”.
Safety Certification - The U101 Safety & Risk Management course is required for
all Professional members and Junior Professional Members of USA Gymnastics. Click here for the U101: Safety
& Risk Management webpage.