Congratulations to all the Colorado champions at the 2014 JO Nationals.

Level 8: Kyler Hartley is NATIONAL ALL-AROUND CHAMPION in the JO 11-year old division. Kyler also won the bronze on FX, silver on PH, silver on SR, placed 6th on VT, bronze on HB. Taylor Burkhart finished in 3rd place in the all-around and won the silver on SR, placed 4th on VT, bronze on HB. Logan Myers took 11th place in the all-around in the same group and placed 5th on SR, 5th on VT. Mark Detrik is NATIONAL CHAMPION on PH in JO 11-year old division.

Level 9: Vitaly Guimares made the national team by placing 2nd in the JE 13-year old division and is NATIONAL CHAMPION on FX and VT, placed 4th on PH, won silver on SR, 5th on PB, and won silver on HB. Region 9 teammate Dillan King placed 9th in that age group.

Derek Stark placed 8th and Jake Sawyer place 12th in the JO 13-year old division. Derek won the bronze on FX, placed 4th on VT. Region 9’s CJ Golbes finished in 6th place in this age group.

Jake Detrick finished 16th and Jack Stockton 21st in the JO 14-year old division. His Region 9 teammate Tony Christopulos finished 17th.

Level 10: Cutter Fugett placed 12th in the JE 15-year old division. Cutter qualified to USA Championships the USAG Qualifier. His Region 9 teammate Jame Stephenson finished 17th.

Our new member of the Colorado community Anthony McCollum placed 14th in the JE 16-year old division, 6th on FX, and won the bronze on PB. Region 9’s Austin Lober placed 23rd. Austin also qualified to USA Championships.

Yul Moldauer qualified to USA Championships by placing 2nd in the JE 17-year old division and placed 5th on FX, won silver on PH, 7th on SR, 4th on VT, bronze on PB, and 6th on HB. Drew Burton placed 10th. He will be attending Stanford in the fall. Paul Marchando placed 6th on PH in the JO 17-year old division.

Colson Stodghill placed 14th in the JO 15-year old division and placed 4th on PB and 4th on HB. Isaac Xiong is NATIONAL CHAMPION on PB, placed 3rd in the JO 16-year old division, and won silver on VT. Jordyn Lopez placed 13th in Isaac’s group. Mark Treybal is NATIONAL CHAMPION on SR, took the all-around bronze and silver on HB in the JO 18-year old division.

5280 Gymnastics also won the silver at level 8, silver at level 9, and placed 8th at level 10.

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Results for the 2014 Colorado State Championship have been posted on the Results page.

Congratulations and thank you to the meet director and staff and all the athletes, coaches, and officials for their hard work throughout the year.

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Region IX took the BRONZE at the first National Regional Team Championship over the weekend.

The Region IX teams made up of Drew Burton, Isaac Xiong, Jordyn Lopez, Quinn Malm, and Yul Muldauer from Colorado and Dylan Ellsworth, Esteban Montiel, and Johnny Jacobson from Utah got off to a rough start on High Bar, but came back to finish third in Junior division, Senior Division, and the Super Team Competition.  See for competition results.

This is the best finish for Region IX in over a decade.  Congratulations to the athletes and their coaches.

Kevin Watson has also posted a number of photos on the Region 9 facebook page.

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Region IX information is available at

Qualifying scores will follow soon.

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National Regional Team Championships

USA GymnasticsThe first ever National Regional Team Championships will be held at the USOTC at 11:00 AM Sunday March 2, 2014.

This competition will show off the top athletes from each region of the United States.  The JO regions will put up teams of their best optional gymnasts, competing for the honor of being the top region in the USA.

Come on down and cheer on Region IX.Region IX

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2014 JO Nationals Website

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2014 Academic All-American Recognition Award Application

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Temple University has announced that it will discontinue seven sports, including men’s gymnastics at the end of this school year.

We’ve already seen men’s gymnastics fall from over 200 teams down to only 17.

Temple has a rich history including three Olympic gymnasts … most recently Dominick Miniccuci (1988 and 1992).

Please sign this petition to save Temple’s gymnastics programs: Save Temple University Men’s Gymnastics.

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Colorado Athletes Competing Internationally

Colorado athletes are traveling to represent the United States at the International Cup in Acapulco Mexico.

Yul Moldauer will compete in the Junior International Cup.  Yul looked great at the Judges’ Cup this past weekend.

Johnny Jacobson, also from Region IX will also compete in the Junior meet.

Josh Dixon who trains at the Olympic Training Center will compete in the Senior International Cup.

Vladimir Artemev from 5280 Gymnastics, Gabe Conner from USA Gymnastics World (Utah), and Andriy Stepanchenko from the USOTC will coach the US Team.


Colorado will also be well represented at the DTB Cup in Stuttgart Germany in December.

John Orozco and Donnell Whittenburg who train at the OTC will represent the United States.  John will also compete at the Glasgow World Cup in Scotland the next week.

Vitaly Marinich and Andriy Stepanchenko from the USOTC will coach the US Team.

Brandon Wynn who trains at the OTC will represent the United States at the Toyota International in the middle of December with Andriy Stepanchenko as the US Coach.

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New CGJA Office Holders

The CGJA held their annual meeting on November 16, 2013.  At the meeting new officers were elected:

President:  Bob Busse

Assigning Director:  John Scanlan

Treasurer:  Brian Richmond

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