new – Men’s Elite Team Cup

The 2016 Elite Team Cup is scheduled for 6 p.m. on March 5 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., joining the weekend’s high profile slate of the Nastia Liukin Cup on March 4 at 7 p.m. and the AT&T American Cup on March 5 at 11:30 a.m. …

The Elite Team Cup will feature nine men’s Regional Teams, each consisting of six junior elite gymnasts and one senior elite athlete. Team scores for the Elite Team Cup will be based on five athletes competing on each event with the top four scores on each event counting. In addition, there is prize money for the results in the Senior Elite All-Around (all six events counting). Finally, results will be kept for the junior-athlete-only Regional Elite Team results – based on the top three junior elite scores on each event – that will serve as the basis for the 2017 draft.

The senior men are vying for total of $6,000, which will be distributed to the top six finishers in the senior all-around standings: 1. $2,000; 2. $1,500; 3. $1,000; 4. $600; 5. $500; and 6. $400. …

Jennifer Teitell via email

Prudential Center

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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