The USASF’s priority is always the safety of athletes. In response to requests from coaches, and based on the lack of an industry wide standard, the USASF Rules Committee felt it imperative to recommend to member event producers a protocol for stopping a performance due to injury.
The Rules Committee is both posting and sending to all member event producers this recommendation for stopping a routine because of injury for the balance of the 2012-13 competition season. This recommendation will be sent through the Sanctioning Committee to be voted on for inclusion in Sanctioning Guidelines for 2013-14 and future seasons. This is a recommendation only for 2012-13, with the hope of becoming a guideline for 2013-14.
Comments and suggestions regarding the recommendation are welcome and may be sent to: Les Stella
Thank you for joining the USASF in our shared focus on athlete safety. Best of luck as you continue through the competition season.