Hello fellow club members and unattached athletes and families;
There will be a meeting this Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Duncanville Fieldhouse located at 1700 S Main St, Duncanville, TX 75137 from 3:00-5:00 pm.
The agenda is forthcoming. For those of us who are hosting track meets this season, please send me copies of your flyers so that they can be posted as soon as possible. The championship information flyer will be sent out as soon as possible along with additional information. Please don't forget to send in birth certificates or verification of birth as soon as you can as well.
Thank you all for your patience and all you do in support of USATF Southwestern Association.
Toni Nichols Secretary, Club Administrator, Youth Chair USA Track & Field Southwestern Association
Competition Information and Schedule
Qualified Athletes can register on Athletic.net. There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20 per individual which must be submitted online at the time of registration. Entries cannot be accepted by any other method. Late and onsite entries will not be accepted for this competition.
Entry Fees and Deadlines
Annual Meeting – Registration closes on 10/31/2017 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) $195
Annual Meeting - Late Registration closes on 11/12/2017 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) $250
On-Site Annual Meeting Registration $250
During the registration process, the following optional items are also available.
Jesse Owens Banquet
*Tickets to this event are non-refundable $95/ticket
$900/table of 10
Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at: athletic.net by November 15, 2017 at 11:59 pm CST. Late entries will not be allowed. Online registration opens September 30, 2017. Fees must be paid online by the close of registration. USATF prefers VISA; electronic checks will also be accepted. Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete. Please validate data within athetic.net for accuracy prior to submitting entry. An instructional video on the online registration process may be accessed by visiting, http://cs.athletic.net/blog/b/athletic/archive/2016/01/18/getting-started-athletic-net-tutorials.aspx
Please be in attendance for the Annual Meeting of Southwestern Association.
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Place: 1700 Main Street Duncanville, TX 75137
This is the Duncanville Field House at the corner of Hwy 67 and Main Street. Formerly the Bob Knight Fieldhouse.
The 51st USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships will be held at Rock Chalk Park, the home of Kansas Track and Field, in Lawrence, Kansas. The USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field program is one of the most visible youth athletic development programs in the world. Many of today’s Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in the USATF's Junior Olympic meets.
Nearly 10,000 athletes are expected to travel to Lawrence for the 2017 Championships. Entry is based on athlete performances at Preliminary, Association and Regional levels of the 2017 USATF Junior Olympic Program. Competition takes place in six (6) two-year age groups with athletes generally falling between the ages of 7 and 18.
2017 USATF Region 12 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships
Wednesday - Sunday, July 5-8, 2017
Turner Stadium-Humble, Texas
AGE DIVISIONS & ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Age Divisions 8 & under (born 2009 +) 9 - 10 (born 2007-2008) 11 - 12 (born 2005-2006) 13 - 14 (born 2003-2004) 15 - 16 (born 2001-2002) 17 - 18 (born 1999-2000)
- athletes born in 1998 are also eligible if they do not turn 19 on or before 7/30/2017
Individuals: Only U.S. citizens, aliens living in the United States and foreign exchange students are eligible to compete in these Championships. See the USATF Rules for more information and exceptions. A competitor must compete in his/her age division only. There will be no "moving up" in any events, including relays. Competitors in the 8 & Under, 9 - 10 and 11 - 12 age divisions may compete in a maximum of three (3) events, including relays. Competitors in the 13 - 14, 15 - 16 and 17 - 18 age divisions may compete in a maximum of four (4) events, including relays. Combined events are not included in the event count. All athletes must be 2017 members of USATF in good standing.
Relay Teams: Only registered 2017 USATF member clubs may enter a relay team(s). All athletes representing the club must be affiliated with and members of that club as part of their USATF membership. Visit www.usatf.org/membership.
Individual Entries: $7 per event Relay Entries: $28 per relay team Decathlon/Heptathlon: $20 per event (Decathlon is 1 event) Triathlon/Pentathlon: $15 per event (Triathlon is 1 event)
Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at www.athletic.net by July 2 at 12:00pm (noon). Late entries will not be allowed. Online registration opens June19. Fees must be paid online by the close of registration. Only VISA and electronic check will be accepted. Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete. Please validate data within Athletic.net for accuracy prior to submitting entry. An instructional video on the online registration process may be accessed by visiting, http://cs.athletic.net/blog/b/athletic/archive/2016/01/18/getting-started-athletic-net-tutorials.aspx
Valid 2017 USATF Membership and Proof of Birth is required for participation. Before registration, please ensure that the membership chair has received (via mail or fax) a copy of the athlete’s Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license or U.S. government identification). See Rule 300.1 (i) for further explanation.
• ALL EVENTS WILL BE ON A ROLLING SCHEDULE
• ALL USA TRACK & FIELD RULES WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THIS MEET
• 8 & UNDER THRU 11- 12 DIVISIONS MAY COMPETE IN A MAXIMUM OF THREE (3) EVENTS ONLY
• 4 & 5 YEAR OLDS WILL RUN THE 50 METERS ONLY
• NO 200 METERS FOR 4 & 5 YEAR OLDS
• NO 400 METERS FOR 4 & 5 YEAR OLDS
• NO 800 METERS FOR 4 & 5 YEAR OLDS
• 13-14 THRU 17 - 18 MAY COMPETE IN A MAXIMUM OF FOUR (4) EVENTS ONLY
• COACHES WILL BE ASKED TO HELP AS NEEDED
• ALL COACHES ADMITTED FREE WITH CURRENT USATF MEMBERSHIP
FEES AND AWARDS
• ENTRY FEE IS $5.00 PER ATHLETE
• GENERAL ADMISSION IS $5.00 SPECTATOR (UNDER 3 YRS ADMITTED FREE)
• MEDALS WILL BE AWARDED TO THE TOP THREE (3) FINISHERS IN EACH EVENT ALL PRIMARY WILL RECEIVE PARTICIPANT RIBBONS
AGE DIVISIONS BIRTH YEAR 8 & UNDER 2008+ 9 & 10 2006-2007 11 & 12 2004-2005 13 & 14 2002-2003 15 & 16 2000-2001 17 & 18 1998-1999
For additional information, please contact: Keitha Wyatt- 405.570.0639 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Timothy Taylor-405.202.8487 (Timothy.Taylor@davita.com)
NO SPIKES ALLOWED ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD!!!
ENTRY INFO: Entry fee is $10 an athlete and must be done in advance. No entry fee will be transferred or refunded. General admission is $5/person, under age 4 is free.
ENTRY PROCESS: Entries and changes can only be made on-line at www.coacho.com. At the conclusion of the entry process you will be required to pay your fees on-line. If you are unfamiliar with CoachO.com on-line meet entry process, click the Help button on the Main Menu and read the topic How to enter a meet. On-line meet entry will be available starting May 1ST until the deadline, June 8, 2017. Please be sure to put in times for your athlete(s) for proper seeding. A NM will put your athlete in an unseeded section.
EVENT INFORMATION: All events will be on a rolling schedule, All USATF track and field rules will be an effect 12 and under 3 events; 13/14 on up 4 events. This is an USATF Sanctioned meet. Athletes must have a wrist band to compete. Coaches must provide a current USATF card to get in free, have passed a background screening and taken the Safety Sports Training Course.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to any athlete that fall within the age divisions listed below and Open/ Master Level Athlete’s.
Hosted by Lancaster Lightning YTC sponsored by PaceHomes1 @ 214 729-3034
Track Meet Schedule June 3, 2017 Beverly Humphrey Tiger Stadium 200 E Wintergreen Rd. Lancaster, TX 75134
Entry Fee is $5.00 per Athlete Admission Fee $5.00 per person, Under 4 Free
Registration Starts @ 6:00 A.M.
All age Divisions Boys and Girls Field Event Begins @ 8:00 A.M.
Entry fees: Pre-registered by May 20, 2017 - First event $15.00, $5.00 for additional events.
Late registration: First event $20.00, $5.00 for additional events.
Pre-registration is required for the Hurdle events.
USATF cards are required (will be available on site). ENTRIES CLOSE AT 9:00 AM on May 28, 2017
Welcome to The Cowtown® ! Thank you for choosing to run one of our great races, or challenging yourself with two. The Cowtown® is celebrating our 39th year as we welcome the world to Fort Worth. The Cowtown® offers a race distance for everyone including the Cook Children’s 5K, Adults 5K and 10K on Saturday and the Ultra Marathon presented by Miller Lite, Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday. The entire family can participate either as a runner or a spectator cheering along the route. Ambitious runners can take The Cowtown® Challenge and run a race both days!
Good luck with your training and we will see you in February!!
The Cowtown® Team