ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Individuals: Current USATF membership is required to compete. Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license, or U.S. government identification) is required and must be submitted prior to registration and participation.
Teams: Only registered USATF member clubs may enter a team. All athletes representing the club must be affiliated with that club as part of their USATF membership. To enter a team, a club must complete the team entry/declaration process during online registrations. Only athletes listed on the team declaration roster will be eligible to represent the club at the Association, Regional or National championships.
TEAM SCORING: 8 athletes on the team entry/declaration form may be declared as scoring athletes. The top 5 finishers among the declared runners will score.
COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS: All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition, chest-high on the front of their jerseys. Bib numbers will be distributed to athletes on site at Southwest Christian School.
AWARDS: USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top fifteen individuals in each age division.
ADVANCEMENTS-From Association to Nationals: Top 15 individuals and top 2 teams in each age group will advance to the National Championships. Age groups 15-16 and 17-18 will be combined in team scoring only, the top 4 teams will advance. The National Championships will be held on Saturday, December 9th in Tallahassee, FL
ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES: On-Time Registration: Must be completed by November 15, 2017 ONLY ONLINE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please visit athletic.net to enter Individual Entries: $10.00 per athlete. Team Entries: No charge
PAYMENTS: All payment will be made online athletic.net. The online entry system accepts all credit cards, however, USATF prefers VISA.
DIRECTIONS & PARKING: Use GPS Systems
Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at athletic.net by November 15, 2017at 11:59 pm CST. Late entries will not be allowed. Online registration opens September 20, 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
Valid 2017 USATF Membership and Proof of Birth is required for participation. Before registration, please ensure that the membership chair has received (via fax or email) a copy of the athlete’s Proof of Birth (birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license or U.S. government identification, October 31, 2017. See Rule 300.1 (i) for further explanation.
Membership Chair: Lesia Dunn Fax: 214-465-2561 For questions, contact at: 214-331-6317, [firstname.lastname@example.org]