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News and Events

Nov 26th, '18 - 2018-2019 USA Jump Rope Jumpers Advisory Board Announced!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018-2019 USAJR JUMPERS ADVISORY BOARD APPOINTEES! The JAB Committee could not be more proud to lead this group of outstanding athletes and leaders in the sport of jump rope.


Kenzie Scott - Utah State Jump Rope


Miles Borowsky - Zero Gravity
Jonathan Horton - Palpitations 
Connor Kraska - Jumpin’ Jammers
Emma Trumble - Extreme Air
Sarah Waleryszak - Extreme Air


Katelyn Romero - Palpitations
Brandon Ferraro - Zero Gravity
Sam Hepp - Heartbeats
Annabelle Iredale - High Altitude 
Sierra Sargent - One Jump Ahead


The Jumpers Advisory Board (JAB) exists to make all jumpers voices heard. Members act as a sounding board for the USA Jump Rope Board of Directors, Competition Committee, and the membership of USA Jump Rope. JAB members will also be tasked with suggesting rules changes, developing marketing ideas, representing USA Jump Rope, and advocating for changes that create the best competition environment for all athletes.


We also want to thank the outgoing athletes who served on the 2017-2018 Jumpers Advisory Board.

Isabelle Berry
Susanna Lacy
Ashtian Horton
Andrea Peters
Amanda Stevenson
Sakura Villasenor
AnnaMaria Galardi

Oct 15th, '18 - 2019 Competition Rulebook and Judges Handbook are posted!

The updated 2019 Competition Rulebook and 2019 Judges Handbook are posted are ready to download under both the 'Coaches' Corner' tab and 'Forms and Manuals' tab of the website. Make sure to check them out so you're up to date for the 2019 competition season. 

Printed copies of the manuals can be ordered from the USAJRF Online Store at www.usajr.org/store.

Oct 11th, '18 - 2019 Nationals Update

Coaches and Teams,

UPDATE: NEW OPTIONS FOR TICKETS/HOTEL for the 2019 U.S. National Jump Rope Championship

We sent out a survey over the summer. You spoke, and we listened! We are happy to announce that our Walt Disney World® Sports partners will provide package options for competitors and coaches that do not want the park tickets. You will have the choice between a package with 3-day park passes and one that is competition-only.

The headquarter hotel will be Pop Century Resort. Members will also have the option to upgrade their packages to a moderate or deluxe hotel of their choosing. And anyone can customize your packages to include meals, drink packages, etc. Your Disney Planner will help you through the process.

We are very excited to host our event at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Arena! The Arena is a new state-of-the-art facility with a ton of room, awesome food choices and plenty of comfortable seats.

Again, this year, we will host a one-day camp, June 30th after Nationals. We have a very exciting announcement to make about Nationals. You won’t want to miss out this year. Look for the announcement in November.

We will also announce the location for 2020 at Nationals! Where will we be??

For now, get your memberships in, start working on your awesome routines for Regional Tournaments and we will see you all June 25-30th!

Oct 5th, '18 - Update from USA Jump Rope Competition Committee - Rule Changes & 2019 Regional Tournaments

Below is the information for  the 2019 Regional Tournaments and  a link to information about the rule changes for the 2019 Regional Tournaments and National Championship. The full 2019 Competition Rulebook and 2019 Judge Handbook will be posted on the USAJR website soon. Make sure to check it out to prepare for the 2019 competition season. 


Region  Date Host Team Location
1 3/30/19 Kangaroo Kids Ellicott City, MD
2 TBD YMCA Super Skippers Chapel Hill, NC
4 & 5 4/13/19 Highflyers Jump Rope Team Katy, TX
6 4/13/19 Jumping Eagles Littleton, CO
8 3/23/19 Sol Jumpers Saratoga, CA
9 4/13/19 Far North Jumpers North Pole, AK
10 3/16/19 Extreme Air of NH Kingston, NH
11 4/13/19 Jumpin' Allstars

Brighton, MI

12 4/13/19 Montana Super Skippers Missoula, MT
13 TBD Supersonics Miami, FL 


Rule Changes for the 2019 Competition Season

Oct 3rd, '18 - 2018-2019 USA Jump Rope Region Alignment Changes

At the 2018 Fall Board of Director's meeting for the USA Jump Rope Federation, the Competition Committee reviewed the best way to align regional competitions. There were changes made to a few regions that we want you to be aware of going into the 2018-2019 season.


Please see below and if a state (team) is coming into your region, welcome them and make sure to reach out to them if you are hosting the Regional tournament.


Please contact us at info@usajumprope.org with any further questions.



Region alignment for the 2018-2019 jump rope season will be as follows:

Region One (1) East - NJ, DE, PA, MD, WV, VA, & Washington DC

Region Two (2) South East - NC, SC, and TN

Region Three (3) Midwest - IA, MO, MN

Region Four (4) South Central and Region Five (5) All of remaining TX combine - AR, KS, LA, OK, and TX

Region Six (6) West Central - CO, ND, NE, NM, SD, & WY

Region Seven (7) - Combined with Twelve (12)

Region Eight (8) Western - AZ, CA & NV

Region Nine (9) - Alaska

Region Ten (10) North East - ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, NY, CT

Region Eleven (11) Midwest 2 - IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, & WI

Region Twelve (12) Northwest 2 - ID, MT, UT, OR & WA

Region Thirteen (13) Southeast - MS, AL, GA, FL, Puerto Rico, & U.S. Virgin Islands

Region Fourteen (14) High School Graduates - Any jumper who has graduated high school at least six (6) months prior to the National Age Division Championship.


 Thank you and happy jumping,


Marian Fletcher, Executive Director, on behalf of the USAJR Competition Committee


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