2023 Texas State Chairperson Election


Please find the election procedures below. The election procedures were drafted by the State Executive Committee, discussed by the members of Texas at the State Business meeting and approved by the Vice President of Men’s Program, Jason Woodnick. The Nomination period begins today. Email nominations to thorntontxchair@gmail.com, or reply to this email. Please read the procedures prior to sending in nominations.
Coaches within Texas who wish to nominate an individual for the position of Texas State Chairperson may submit their nomination (1 nomination per coach) via email to the current Texas State Chairperson. Nominations will be accepted until November 1st.
If the current State Chairperson will run for re-election, a member of the State Executive Committee will be designated to receive nominations.

Nominees have the choice to remove their name from the process.

Requirements to be eligible for Texas State Chairperson:
  • Texas Men’s Program Member for a minimum of 5 years
  • Administrative experience (1 must apply):
    • Meet Director Men’s Program Gymnastics Competition
    • Gymnastics Club Owner acting in an administrative role
    • Club, program or team manager in an administrative role

Current State Chairperson will conduct a State wide zoom meeting to allow nominees to present their reason to be the next Texas State Chairperson. The nominees will also take questions from Texas Members. The zoom meeting will be scheduled to take place at least 3 weeks prior to the State Championships.


Voting will be done via a secure email process, opening at the start of the State Championships and closing that Sunday at 11:00pm. The coaches within Texas (1 club/1 vote) elect the State Chairperson. The current Region 3 Chairperson will validate the votes.


The winner will be announced the week following the Texas State Championships and the new State Chairperson will begin their term following the Regional Championships.

2022 Summer Business Meeting

This year’s summer business meeting will be Saturday, June 25th, at Alpha Omega Gymnastics Team Gym in Fresno. The meeting will begin at 1:30 pm with a goal of finishing by 5:30 pm.

Alpha Omega Gymnastics
3941 FM 521, Fresno, TX 77545


Contact: Jerit Pogue 281-639-2206

If you have any other items that you would like to see on the agenda, please email them to Todd Thornton.

If you would like to add your contact info. Use the link below.

Coach Registration

If you have a meet, clinic, or event you would like on the calendar, please fill out this form:

Add to Calendar

If you would like to bid for a state meet, use this form:

Michael Sims North/South State Bid

Level 4 All-Star Clinic

Reminder to Parents and Coaches:

Level 4 Division 1 athletes have the opportunity to qualify to either the North or South All-Star Clinics. This year, the top 6 athletes in each of the four youngest age groups will be selected. Coaches please be prepared to have your parents at a quick meeting after the Level 4 Session of your state meet.

State Meet Fees

Meet fees for North/South State Championships are as follows:

  • All compulsory and JN athletes – $100
  • JE athletes – $125

REMINDER: Optional state has been split in to the North/South meets

State Meets Update

During a supplemental business meeting via Zoom on July 10th, the state voted to eliminate the Texas Optional State Championships and move the optional levels, 7-10, to the Michael Sims North/South State Championships.

Saginaw High School Gymnastics won the bid for the north championships and the Sims Committee has the south championships this year with site to be determined.