Tumbling and Acrobatics Competitions.

In Spring there are separate TUMBLING and ACROBATICS competitions hosted by our sister club – Pointers.

Invitations are usually sent out to improvers and advanced classes around six weeks prior to the event. If you are interested in taking part, please speak to your Head Coach about suitability and they can help children prepare for the competitions.

Entries must be submitted to Pointers Club directly via their website, before the closing date. Please click the appropriate link at:

Please note, applications for this event are ONLY accepted online, and payments MUST be made to Pointers Club, NOT to Springfit.

Dates: TUMBLING COMPETITION Sunday 7th April 2019.

ACROBATIC COMPETITION Sunday 5th May 2019.

Venue: Warlingham school, Tithepit Shaw Lane, Warlingham CR6 9YB (map)

Time: TBC (depending on amount of entries received). Both events usually start around 1:00pm and finish around 5:00pm.

Attire: Girls – Club leotard. Gymnastics shorts may also be worn if desired.

Boys – Club leotard or Club t-shirt and black PE shorts.

Entry Fee: TUMBLING: £14.00 per gymnast, per event. ACRO: £14.00 per gymnast (£18.00 for doing two routines)

Payment only by BACS to POINTERS CLUB, Lloyds Bank 30-91-72 00007716 and put your child’s NAME and CLUB as a reference.
Please note: All payments are non-refundable.

Spectators will be asked to pay a small entrance fee, on the day, to contribute towards hosting the event – £2.00 for adults and £1.00 for children.
There will be a tuck shop selling snacks, and hot a cold drinks (cash only).

You can take part in one event, or both. They are separate competitions.

The event is open to recreational level gymnasts of all abilities and experience aged 6 and above. You can enter at any one of seven different Tumbling ability grades, and will have an Acrobatic pair or trio grade allocated by your Head Coach. Please speak to your coach for advice about suitability and which grade would be best to enter at.

The closing date for entries is usually 7 days before the event. Any payments not received by this date will not be allowed to compete.

Please be aware Pointers Club competitions have a maximum of 100 places, therefore early applications are advisable. Once this limit is reached, the form will be removed, and no further entrants will be accepted.

There will be a tuck shop selling snacks, and hot or cold drinks (cash only). If you bring a reusable cup/mug/flask, hot drinks will be discounted. 

For assistance or if you have any questions about the entry procedure please email Pointers Club Manager Sefra at info@pointersclub.co.uk.

Entry Criteria:

There are 8 TUMBLING COMPETITION GRADES from Grade 1 (elementary) to Grade 8 (advanced). A sprung tumble track will be available for Grade 4 and above.

For Acrobatics competitions, you can compete at any of the following 7 Grades:

ACROBATICS Grade 1 PAIRS

ACROBATICS Grade 2 PAIRS

ACROBATICS Grade 3 PAIRS

ACROBATICS Grade 4 PAIRS

ACROBATICS Grade 2 TRIOS

ACROBATICS Grade 3 TRIOS

ACROBATICS Grade 4 TRIOS

ACROBATIC ROUTINE GUIDELINES

1) Points will be deducted for adjusting your hair or clothing.

2) 0.1 will be deducted for every centimetre your acro partner is below your shoulder line.

3) Points will be deducted for exceeding the time limit of two minutes.

4) (Clean) Lyrics are optional in music.

5) Bases – You can only enter ONE pair routine and/or ONE trio routine.

6) Tops – You can only enter ONE pair routine and/or ONE trio routine as a top. You can, however, be a top at a HIGHER grade, and be a base and a LOWER grade.
Acro music may now have lyrics in their music, but we still recommend instrumental unique music, for differently themed routines.