Introduction - British Gymnastics

The competitive aspect of our great sport requires great judges; judges who understand and apply the rules of their discipline in a fair, objective and consistent way.

We believe in providing the highest quality of judging at all levels to enable our performers to have a fair evaluation of their routines.

Competition rules and regulations for our disciplines are revised and updated every four years in line with the Olympic cycle, led by the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), and the Union Europeene de Gymnastique (UEG) in the case of Team Gym, and sometimes revisions are issued mid-cycle. This all means that our judges have to be adaptable.

Other qualities of a great judge are that they are;