|2006 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships|
|Start date||October 13, 2006|
|End date||October 21, 2006|
The International Gymnastics Federation, which celebrated the 125th anniversary of its foundation in 2006, introduced the new Code of Points to the World Championships for the first time. The new open-ended code consists of separate scores for the difficulty and execution of a routine, removing the standard "perfect 10".