Meet Information Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday July 6-9Site: NC A&T State UniversityGreensboro, NC 27411Eligibility: Competitors must be 2017 USATF AGE VERIFIED members. The top five (5) Individuals andRelays will qualify for the USATF National JO Championships at the University. Of Kansas inLawrence, KS.Age Div.: Age divisions are determined by year of birth, i.e., their age on Dec. 31, 2017.Age Division Year of Birth8 & Under 2009 and after *9 10 2007 200811 12 2005 200613 14 2003 200415 16 2001 200217 18 1999 2000 and 1998 if date of birth is afterJuly 31, 2017An athlete must compete in his/her age division only.*In order for an 8 & Under athlete to advance to the National Junior Olympics, he/she must turnseven by December 31, 2017Entry Fees: Athletes participating in individual and Combined-Events must pay both entryfees.Individual $6.00 per each individual eventRelays $24.00 per relayCombined-Events:Triathlon/Pentathlon $14.00 per individualHeptathlon/Decathlon $20.00 per individualEntry Process: Online Entry Registration:Entries can only be made on-line at will be used for the JuniorOlympic Series beginning with the Association JO Championships. The entry deadline isWednesday, June 28, 2017.Waivers Participants:ALL athletes who participate in the USATF Junior Olympic Program must complete theParticipant Waiver & Release Form. This form is already integrated in the online entrysystem and can be completed electronically if athletes enter individually. For teamentries, the form must be downloaded and completed manually. National Junior OlympicsAthletes who compete in the Junior National Championships may be entered in theNational Junior Olympic meet without having to compete in the Association orRegional meet provided they meet the Youth Athletics age limits. Acquisition andcompletion of the waiver and entry form to National meet can be acquired and turned inat the Junior Nationals. Entry fee into the National meet must accompany waiver/entryform. Representatives from the JO Nationals will be on site to receive these entries.Relays: Relays managed per Rule 302 (3)Protest: All protests must be filed at the protest table, within 30 minutes of the posting of theresults of the event. A cash fee of $50 must be submitted when filing protest. The moneywill be returned if the protest is upheld. All coaches must abide by the USATF rules andany supplemental polices or risk disqualification of an athlete or their team.Awards: First through eight place finishers will receive USATF medals.Intent to Advance to Nationals:National qualifiers must declare on by midnight, TBDFacilities: Eight (8) lane, all weather track. Finish Lynx timing will be used. Concession stands openduring meet. No tape decks, radios or glass containers allowed in the stadium. Tents maybe placed in stands in designated areas only. Only , pyramid spikes or running flatswill be allowed on the A&Ts track. No street shoes will be allowed on the track.Packet Pick-up: Clubs and individual athletes will be able to obtain their race related information at PacketPick-up on Thursday, July 10, beginning at 7:30 AM and Friday thru Sunday, from7:00AM to 6PMGate Fees: Spectators:$5.00 per day: 4 Day Pass $15.00Senior Citizens (55 & older) $4.00 per day; 4 Day Pass $12.00Free USATF Member coaches who have completed 2017 USATF backgroundscreening, participating athletes, children (under 10).Warm up Area: Athletes may warm up on the designated field outside the track.Call of Events: Each competitor should report to the Clerk of Course on first call. In the case of field events, thecompetitor must report to the Field Judge in charge of the event. Track events take precedenceover field events. Athletes must report to the Field Judge first and request permission to beexcused to compete in a running event: If an athlete is not checked in and ready to move to thetrack by the final call, they will be scratched.Rules: 2017 USATF Youth Athletics Rules and any supplementary rules stated in this eventannouncement will be strictly adhered to.Rule 303 will be used to form heats and determine finalist for events requiring preliminaries. Asdetermined by the Games Committee, in events where preliminaries are run and more than 48athletes are entered, the top 8 times will advancement to the finals.Uniforms for the purpose of relays (Rule 302- 3{d}) All participant shall wear tops of the samecolor as well as shorts of a same color.No coaches allowed on the track or field event area except for injuries.