Headed to the Beautiful Pacific Northwest in 2014! 
Join us in Tacoma, Washington for the 24th Annual National Judges Cup.  No better way to start off your new year in 2014!  This competition is an annual fundraiser hosted by the National Association of Women's Gymnastics Judges.  The only traveling invitational in the country changing states every year.

Future NJC Locations

2015 - Montgomery, AL - Region 8

2016 - Covington, KY - Region 5


Women's Competition: Friday, January 10 - Sunday, January 12, 2014
Registration Deadline: November 29, 2013

No Refunds after December 6, 2013

Registration Form - Click Here





The GTCTC is centered in the core of Tacoma's vibrant downtown and is within walking distance of restaurants, shopping and attractions.

1500 Broadway   

Tacoma, WA 98402
(888) 227-3705



HOST HOTEL - Hotel Murano

1320 Broadway

Tacoma, WA  98402

Group Rate - $139.00

Reservation Deadline - December 18, 2013

Individual Call In (888-862-3255)

Online reservations available - Click Here



Tacoma, WA  98402

Group Rate - $

Online reservations available




Sea-Tac Airport - 18 miles from the competition venue and offers non-stop flights serving 71 domestic cities served by 30 airlines. 


Airport Shuttles

Shuttle Express - 425-981-7000 - Online reservation

Capitol Aeroporter - Book a reservation - The current cost is $28 one way.  Departs from the airport's baggage claim area.


Yellow Cab - Available on the 3rd floor of the parking garage.  Sedans and large vans available.  Call 206-622-6500 or visit their website at www.yellowtaxi.net

King Cab Taxi - www.kingcabnw.com.  Departs across from the airport's baggage claim area.  This service is available 24 hours a day. Cost is approximately $45 one way. 

Rental Cars



Open to all USA Gymnastics Athlete Members
Women - Levels 2-10/Open and Xcel (National Rules)



*Competition Registration Form (use for fax or mail)

*See Who is Holding Their Spot for 2014

Hold Your Spot Today for 2014!

For event information not found on this website email Linda Barclay at lbarclay@judgescup.com.



18 Miles from Sea-Tac Airport * 36 Miles from Seattle * 142 Miles from Portland


Places to See

From big-city attractions to rural discoveries, Tacoma + Pierce County is where ART + NATURE meet.

Pierce County communities stretch from the banks of Puget Sound to Mount Rainier National Park. Enjoy museums, cultural activities, historical sites, shopping and waterfront dining. Go hiking, biking, kayaking and fishing in our scenic outdoor wonderland.


Known for its world-renowned glass art, Tacoma’s vibrant urban core is alive with culture. Find yourself surrounded by creativity and city sophistication when you eat, shop and stroll Tacoma’s downtown. The friendly city inspires many to celebrate the melding of old and new. See historic architecture amidst urban design. 

The city’s many districts abound with culture. Stroll the museum district where you can explore art, glass and history. Wander amongst the eclectic mix of upbeat restaurants and music venues on Sixth Avenue. Shop the unique boutiques in the historic Proctor and Stadium districts, which bustle with foot traffic. Rooted in the arts, Tacoma is the place to be.

Tacoma is ideally situated along the saltwater banks of Puget Sound. Boasting stunning natural surroundings, you don’t need to pack hiking boots to enjoy the mesmerizing outdoors. Explore the parks, gardens and wildlife that make Tacoma a nature wonderland. The nature in Tacoma extends beyond just land. Comb the beaches of the water’s edge and test the open waters in a kayak or boat. Come experience Tacoma’s nature—rain or shine. There’s plenty for you do to, both indoors and out.

Top Five

  • Dale Chihuly's Glass Art
  • World-Renowned Museums
  • Theater + Performing Arts
  • Locally Owned Shops + Restaurants
  • LeMay Car Collection
  • 700+ Acres at Point Defiance Park
  • Puget Sound Boating
  • Fresh Northwest Food
  • Hiking + Biking
  • Only NW Combined Zoo + Aquarium

Things to do

Tacoma's Art Scene
Tacoma's Nature Scene
  • Cruise the waters of the Puget Sound and learn the history of Tacoma on a guided boat tour with Destiny Harbor Tours. Enjoy Pacific Northwest seafood at one of the waterfront restaurants along Ruston Way.
  • Venture to Point Defiance Park for endless outdoor activities and while you’re there check out the Point Defiance Zoo + Aquarium. Encounter wildlife by riding a camel, watching polar bears swim or talking with walruses.
  • Sample local and fresh ingredients, grown right here! Meet local farmers at more than four farmers markets throughout Tacoma’s neighborhoods, featuring fresh produce, meats, music, arts and crafts.