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WHAT IS COMPETITIVE JUMP ROPE

Youth Sports Jump Rope FX Competes in USA Jump Rope and AAU Jump Rope Events. below is a description of the different events in competitive jump rope. for more information on these rules, that can be viewed at http://www.aausports.org and http://www.usajrf.org. descriptions of the events are listed under AAU competitive events below.

 

USA JUMP ROPE COMPETITION EVENTS

A. Single Rope

1. Individual Speed (Male and Female) – 60 seconds

2.Individual Speed and power (double unders) (Male and female) -30 Seconds 

2. Team Relay Speed (Mixed) – 4x30 seconds

3. Individual Freestyle (Male and Female) – 45 to 75 seconds

4. Pairs Freestyle (Mixed) – 45 to 75 seconds

5. Three Minute Speed (aka Endurance) (Male and Female) –3 minutes

6. Consecutive Triple Unders (Male and Female) – 15-17 years old and 18-over – un-timed.

B. Double Dutch

1. Speed Relay (Mixed) – 3 x 40 seconds

2. Single Freestyle (Mixed) – 45 to 75 seconds

3. Pairs Speed (Mixed) – 2 x 60 seconds

4. Pairs Freestyle (Mixed) – 45 to 75 seconds

C. Group Team Show – 4 minutes maximum (Begins at Regional Level)

 

 

AAU COMPETITION EVENTS

COMPETITION EVENTS

SINGLE ROPE EVENTS (1 PERSON WITH 1 ROPE)

Individual Rope Freestyle: is a creative form of jump rope where the Jump Rope Athlete assembles a combination of finesse, power, strength, dance, and intricate arm rope skills into a routine which is choreographed to music. This routine must be between 45 and 75 seconds in length.

Individual Rope Speed: is a 60 second timed event where the Jump Rope Athlete attempts to complete as many alternating foot step jumps with a rope as possible within the time period. The event is decided by 3 judges counting the right foot while the athlete is jumping and adding the two closest counts to determine the total score. Misses will be recorded to break ties. There must be one revolution of the rope for each jump.

Individual Rope Power: is a 60 second timed event where the Jump Rope Athlete attempts to complete as many double under jumps with a rope as possible within the time period. A double under is performed by completing 2 rope revolutions for each two foot jump. The event is decided by 3 judges counting completed double unders and adding the two closest counts to determine the total score. Triple unders will no longer be used by the older age-groups. Misses will be recorded to break ties.

Individual Rope Pairs Freestyle: is a creative form of jump rope that  is performed by 2 athletes. The athletes must assemble a combination of finesse, power, strength, dance and intricate arm rope skills into a routine, which is choreographed to music. Precision, synchrony and dynamic interaction between the 2 jumpers are judged in this routine. The routine must be between 45 and 75 seconds in length.

Individual Rope Pairs Speed:  is a 60 second timed event where 2 athletes attempt to complete as many alternating foot jumps as possible for 30 seconds each consecutively. Jumper 1 will begin the event and jump for 30 seconds, at the command "switch" the first jumper will stop and the second jumper will begin jumping until the command "stop". The event is decided by 3 judges counting the right foot while the athlete is jumping and adding the two closest counts to determine the total score. Misses will be recorded to break ties. There must be one rope revolution for each alternating foot jump.

Individual Rope Pairs Power: is a 60 second timed event where 2 athletes attempt to complete as many double under jumps as possible for 30 seconds each consecutively. Jumper 1 will begin the event and jump for 30 seconds, at the command "switch" the first jumper will stop and the second jumper will begin jumping until the command "stop". A double under is performed by completing 2 rope revolutions for each two foot jump. The event is decided by 3 judges counting completed double unders and adding the two closest counts to determine the total score. Triple unders will no longer be used by the older age-groups Misses will be recorded to break ties.

DOUBLE DUTCH 3-4 PERSON TEAM

The Triple Crown is a combined Individual Rope Event designed to reward the overall jump rope athlete. Component events of the Triple Crown include Individual Rope Freestyle, Individual Rope Speed and Individual Rope Power. The results of each component event are weighted and ranked using a ten point descending scoring system. The ten point descending scores of each component event are added together along with the actual Freestyle score to determine the overall Triple Crown Champion in each age group. Triple Crown medals of gold, silver and bronze are awarded to the top three overall place finishers in individual and pairs jump rope competition. In all AAU Jump Rope competitions, athletes must have competed in all component events to be eligible to receive a medal.  Place ribbons are not awarded in Triple Crown events, only in the components.

Double Dutch Single Speed: requires 3 athletes, (2 turners and 1 jumper). It is a 60 second timed event where the jumper attempts to complete as many alternating foot jumps as possible within the time period. The event is decided by 3 judges counting the right foot while the athlete is jumping and adding the 2 closest counts to determine the total score. A miss on exiting the ropes will be recorded.

Double Dutch Power (Pop-ups): requires 3 athletes, (2 turners and 1 jumper). It is a 60 second timed event where the jumper attempts to complete as many double under jumps as possible within the time period. A double under is completed by both ropes passing under the feet for each jump. The event is decided by 3 judges counting double under jumps and adding the 2 closest counts to determine the total score.

Double Dutch Single Freestyle: is a creative form of Double Dutch which is performed by 3 athletes (2 turners and 1 jumper). The athletes must assemble a combination of turner exchanges, finesse, power, strength, dance and intricate arm rope skills into a routine that is choreographed to music. This routine must be between 45 and 75 seconds in length.  Each Double Dutch team member must both turn and jump during the routine, not doing so will be grounds for disqualification from that event.

Double Dutch Team Speed Relay: requires 4 athletes. It is a 120 second timed event where each jumper must jump and turn for a minimum of 30 seconds.  Each jumper in turn will attempt to complete as many alternating foot jumps as possible within the time period. Jumper 1 will begin the event and jump for 30 seconds, at the command "switch" the first jumper will exit the ropes, or switch with the second jumper, who will enter the ropes and jump for the next 30 seconds. The jumpers will switch every 30 seconds until the command “stop” is given. The event is decided by 3 judges counting the right foot while the athletes are jumping and adding the 2 closest counts to determine the total score. Each Double Dutch team member must both turn and jump during the event, not doing so will be grounds for disqualification from that event.

Double Dutch Pairs Freestyle:  is a creative form of Double Dutch which is performed by 4 athletes.(2 turners and 2 jumpers) The athletes must assemble a combination of turner exchanges, finesse, power, strength, dance and intricate arm rope skills into a routine that is choreographed to music. Precision and synchrony between all 4 jumpers are judged in this routine. This routine must be between 45 and 75 seconds in length.  Each Double Dutch team member must both turn and jump during the routine,  not doing so will be grounds for disqualification from that event.

PENTATHLON EVENT

The Pentathlon Event is a combined Double Dutch event designed to reward the overall Double Dutch Champions. The Pentathlon Double Dutch team consists of 4 athletes. The athletes must compete within their age group. Component events of the Pentathlon  include Double Dutch Single Speed, Single Freestyle, Single Power,  Double Dutch Team Speed Relay and Pairs Freestyle. The result of each component event is weighted and ranked using a ten point descending scoring system. The ten point descending scores of each component event are added together along with the actual Freestyle scores to determine the overall Pentathlon Champions in each age group. Pentathlon event medals of gold, silver and bronze are awarded to the top three place finishers in each Double Dutch age group. All 4 team members will receive awards. The 4th team member may sit in the speed station area for Double Dutch Single Speed and Power, but not for the Double Dutch Single Freestyle.  At all levels of AAU Jump Rope competition, athletes must compete in all component events to be eligible to receive a medal.  Place ribbons are not awarded in the Pentathlon events, only in the components.

 

 

For specific details of rules, please consult the official USA Jump Rope Rulebook USA JUMP ROPE , or the AAU Jump Rope Handbook.  May be downloaded from www.aaujumprope.org, go to Publications and/or Member Sports