Road to the Championships
The championship provides for a field of 36 teams determined based on their regional qualifying score and seeded by the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Committee. Included in the championship field are also 30 all-around competitors and 24 individual event specialists (all of whom are not on a qualifying team).
The 2015 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championship teams, all-around competitors, and individual event specialists will be announced the last weekend of March prior to Regional competition.
The championship bracket consists of 36 teams, 30 all-around competitors (not on a qualifying team), and 24 individual event specialists (not on a qualifying team).
Regionals (April 4)
Six Regionals consisting of 6 teams, 5 all-around competitors (not on a qualifying team), and 1 individual specialist per event (not on a qualifying team) will be conducted at predetermined campus sites.
Ames Regional – Ames, Iowa | Iowa State University
Auburn Regional – Auburn, Alabama | Auburn University
Berkeley Regional – Berkeley, California | University of California, Berkeley
Columbus Regional – Columbus, Ohio | The Ohio State University
Morgantown Regional – Morgantown, West Virginia | West Virginia University
Norman Regional – Norman, Oklahoma | Oklahoma University
Advancing from regional competition to the national championships will be a total of 12 teams and 12 all-around competitors and event specialists. The top two teams and the top two all-around competitors (who are not on an advancing team) from each regional will receive an automatic berth to the national championships. In addition, the event winners at each regional will advance to the national championships (in that event only) if they are not part of a qualifying team or an all-around qualifier.
Championships (April 17-19)
At the national championships, semifinal team and all-around competition will be conducted in two sessions Friday, April 17. The top three teams from each semifinal will advance to Super Six competition Saturday, April 18. The top four individuals from each semifinal in each event (plus ties) from semifinal and all-around competition will compete in the individual event championships Sunday, April 19.
The team championship will be awarded to the team with the highest cumulative team score, with five scores counting per event. The all-around championship will be awarded to the individual with the highest cumulative score during semifinal competition. The individual event champions will be determined solely on the basis of scores from the individual event championships; scores from semifinal and team final competition will not be considered.
Full details of NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships field in Fort Worth, Texas will be determined on April 6.