Gymnasts perform routines on a trampoline in a jumping area of 4.28 x 2.14 meters. Routines comprise 10 elements with straight and/or tucked somersaults with or without twists. Gymnasts get higher scores for height, difficulty, elegance and good posture.
Competition schedule includes:
The trampoline goes for two awards.
A jury setting the final score:
This sport was launched in the Guadalajara 2011 Pan American Games in both men's and women's category. Some disciplines of trampoline gymnastics are not included in the Pan American competition program, such as synchronized trampoline, double-mini trampoline and tumbling; each one of them with different characteristics.