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Rope, Hoop, Ball, Clubs, Ribbon FIG Apparatus Norms 2016 II RG 2-6 01.01.2016 

  All hand apparatus which are supposed to be used at FIG sanctioned events shall have markings according to FIG rules. At FIG sanctioned events only FIG approved hand apparatuses shall be used.

Rope 
Material: Hemp or similar suitable material Length: Optional for Senior and Junior Gymnasts 
Thickness: Uniform or reinforced in the centre. 
Shape: Both rope-ends, with or without knots. Without wooden-handle. May be wrapped with a thin non-slip material in a length corresponding to the width of a hand.
Colour: Optional. Bright colour preferred 

 Hoop 
Material: Wood or synthetics Weight: 300 g. minimum Inner diam.: 800 – 900 mm Senior Gymnasts 
700 – 900 mm Junior Gymnasts 
Can be wrapped 
Colour: Optional. Bright colour preferred. 

 Ball 
Material: Rubber or soft plastic, antistatic 
Weight: 400 g. minimum 
Diameter: 180 – 200 mm Senior and Junior Gymnasts 
Colour: Optional. Bright colour preferred. 

Clubs 
Material: Wood or synthetics 
Length: 400 – 500 mm Senior and Junior Gymnast 
Weight: 150 g. min. 
Shape: Bottle shape Diameter of the head: 30 mm max. 
Colour: Optional. Bright colour preferred. Can be wrapped. 
(The head of the clubs must be fixed firmly to the neck of the apparatus. It shall not rotate) 

Ribbon:
Material: Satin or similar Material: 
Total length 7 m in one piece. The end at which the ribbon is attached to the cane is folded and doubled in a length of 1 meter ± 0.1 m. The ready-made ribbon has a total length of 6 meters, min. (5 meters, min for Juniors) 
Weight: 35 g. minimum, without the cane (30 g. min. for Juniors) 
Width: 40 – 60 mm 
Colour: Optional. Bright colour preferred. 
Gymnastic Ribbons Cane :
Material: Wood, bamboo, fibreglass or synthetics 
Length: 500 – 600 mm 
Diameter: maximum 10 mm at the thickest point. 
Shape: cylindrical or conic. 
The handle may be wrapped in a thin anti-slip material with a length of 100 mm max. 
Colour: Optional. 
Fixture
Material: cord, nylon-thread or similar item, or moveable ring resp. a swivel attached to the cane. 
Length: 70 mm maximum
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Usable links
http://www.rhythmic-gymnastics-store.co.uk/
http://www.pastorellisport.com/en/Rhythmic
http://www.rsg-shop.com/en/sasaki-c-115.html
http://www.decathlon.co.uk/C-882248-rhythmic-gymnastic-equipment  - for beginners
http://www.firetoys.co.uk/manipulation/rhythmic-gymnastics.html