I was wondering if someone could give be an explantation of the elite procedure. I know that in order to qualify for elite you need to have a compulsary score and an optional score. The score you need depends on what you are qualifing in (SR,JR etc). But from there I have several questions. Do you have to get the passing compulsary score to compete in the optional part? Once you have your compulsary score do you ever have to compete it again? How do they decide who has to do the qualifiers every year? I noticed that some of the girls that qualifed last year are doing qualifiers again? I noticed that Nica Hults at the Woga classic competed in the qualifer and didn't get her score yet competed in the International elite session too. How can you do that? They only information that I can find is the usa gymnastics website. http://usagym.org/PDFs/Women/ElitePre-Elite/12elitechart.pdf I would love to understand this process better. Also zi noticed several elites that are competing both L10 and elite. What are the rules for that?