Meet Information

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Date: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – July 6-9
Site: NC A&T State University
Greensboro, NC 27411
Eligibility: Competitors must be 2017 USATF AGE VERIFIED members. The top five (5) Individuals and
Relays will qualify for the USATF National JO Championships at the University. Of Kansas in
Lawrence, KS.
Age Div.: Age divisions are determined by year of birth, i.e., their age on Dec. 31, 2017.
Age Division Year of Birth
8 & Under 2009 and after *
9 – 10 2007 – 2008
11 – 12 2005 – 2006
13 – 14 2003 – 2004
15 – 16 2001 – 2002
17 – 18 1999 – 2000 and 1998 if date of birth is after
July 31, 2017
An 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 turn
seven by December 31, 2017
Entry Fees: Athletes participating in individual and Combined-Events must pay both entry
fees.
Individual $6.00 per each individual event
Relays $24.00 per relay
Combined-Events:
Triathlon/Pentathlon $14.00 per individual
Heptathlon/Decathlon $20.00 per individual
Entry Process: Online Entry Registration:
Entries can only be made on-line at Athletic.net.. Athletic.net will be used for the Junior
Olympic Series beginning with the Association JO Championships. The entry deadline is
Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
Waivers Participants:
ALL athletes who participate in the USATF Junior Olympic Program must complete the
Participant Waiver & Release Form. This form is already integrated in the online entry
system and can be completed electronically if athletes enter individually. For team
entries, the form must be downloaded and completed manually.
National Junior Olympics
Athletes who compete in the Junior National Championships may be entered in the
National Junior Olympic meet without having to compete in the Association or
Regional meet provided they meet the Youth Athletics age limits. Acquisition and
completion of the waiver and entry form to National meet can be acquired and turned in
at the Junior Nationals. Entry fee into the National meet must accompany waiver/entry
form. 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 the
results of the event. A cash fee of $50 must be submitted when filing protest. The money
will be returned if the protest is upheld. All coaches must abide by the USATF rules and
any 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 Athletic.net by midnight, TBD
Facilities: Eight (8) lane, all weather track. Finish Lynx timing will be used. Concession stands open
during meet. No tape decks, radios or glass containers allowed in the stadium. Tents may
be placed in stands in designated areas only. Only ¼”, pyramid spikes or running flats
will be allowed on the A&T’s 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 Packet
Pick-up on Thursday, July 10, beginning at 7:30 AM and Friday thru Sunday, from
7:00AM to 6PM
Gate Fees: Spectators:
$5.00 per day: 4 Day Pass $15.00
Senior Citizens (55 & older) $4.00 per day; 4 Day Pass $12.00
Free USATF Member coaches who have completed 2017 USATF background
screening, 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, the
competitor must report to the Field Judge in charge of the event. Track events take precedence
over field events. Athletes must report to the Field Judge first and request permission to be
excused to compete in a running event: If an athlete is not checked in and ready to move to the
track by the final call, they will be scratched.
Rules: 2017 USATF Youth Athletics Rules and any supplementary rules stated in this event
announcement will be strictly adhered to.
Rule 303 will be used to form heats and determine finalist for events requiring preliminaries. As
determined by the Games Committee, in events where preliminaries are run and more than 48
athletes 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 same
color as well as shorts of a same color.
No coaches allowed on the track or field event area except for injuries.

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