USATF Southwestern Association New Sanction Pricing

Effective: November 1, 2016

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Application Late fees: Submit your sanction application at least 30 days in advance to avoid a late fee!!!!!!!

Applications Received 29 days – 16 days prior to event = 10% increase in the sanction fee Applications Received 15 days – 8 days prior to event = 25% increase in the sanction fee Applications Received 7 days - 4 days prior to event = 50% increase in the sanction fee Applications Received 3 days or less prior to event = 100% increase in the sanction fee

Late fees for Certificate of Insurance Requests:

Requests Received 7 days – 4 days prior to event = $25 fee

Requests Received 3 days or less prior to event = $50 fee

USATF will impose a 10% administrative fee on any refunds for cancelled sanctions.

The USATF National Fee for all sanctioned events that elect to waive USATF liability insurance will be 25% of the regular sanction fee, not to exceed a total charge of $1,000.

In addition to the changes noted above, USATF is committed to providing better resources to both our Associations and event directors to improve overall support for the sanction program. USATF will provide enhanced educational resources on best practices with regard to event management and with the assistance and collaboration of our partners in the field, USATF plans to create training courses for event directors in order to increase their knowledge on topics such as risk management, medical safety, security and event management. Look for those additional resource tools over the coming months.

Pole Vault Competitions and Events EliteSports Fort Worth

EliteSportz is dedicated to developing Pole Vaulters of all ages through year round Camps, Competitions and Club. Our Club TexasPoleVault has a rich history of success with vaulters of all levels dating back to the late 1990's. Our goal is to provide our athletes with all the tools, techniques, knowledge and motivation required to excel as a Pole Vaulter. We are commited to providing a safe and wholesome environment where each athlete can learn to be, ''The Best They Can Be''.

Results of the 2014 USATF Southwest Region Open Masters Meet

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Open athletes that particiapated in this meet are eligible to compete in the Club Championship scheduled for July 11-12, Mt Tahoma High School, Tacoma, WA. Click here for registration information

Master Athletes that particiated in this meet are eligible to compete at the USATF Masters Meet at Wake Forest University July 17-20. For registration information click here.

2014 USATF Southwestern Association Open & Masters Championships

Meet Information and Schedule (Click Here)

Eligible Athletes: For Open division athletes must be 19 years to 29 on the day of competition, May 31, 2014. For Masters Division, athlete must be at least 30 years old or older the day of competition, May 31, 2014. All competitors must compete in their age divisions only. All athletes shall be birth verified in the form a birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license or government identification. Please send verification of birth to Lesia Dunn at 214-331-6317 or

Relay Teams: Only registered 2014 USATF member clubs may enter relay teams. All athletes in the relay must be members of the same club.

Entry Fees:
Individual Entries: $20.00 first event or $5 for each additional event. Relays: $25.00

Late Entries: $25 on site for both divisions.

Registration: Both Open & Masters Division athletes may register online at Registration will open on April 20, 2014. Deadline for online registration is May 27, 2014 at 11:59 pm CST.

AWARDS: Medals will be awarded to the top three individuals and top three relay teams to include each Master’s age division.

2014 USATF Masters LDR Championship Schedule

USATF Masters Long Distance Running has released their 2014 Championship schedule and announced plans for the 2014 Team Grand Prix and a NEW Individual Grand Prix!

The race schedule features many old favorites and several new locations!

Here is a breakdown of some exciting things to come this year:

• February 2nd - The Publix Melbourne Music 1/2 Marathon in Melbourne, FL – See more details below • February 15th – USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder Colorado ($10,000 in prize money!) – Click here for race details • February 23rd – USA Masters 8 km Championships in Brea, CA (New location!) – Click here for race details

2014 USA Masters LDR Club Grand Prix The Club Grand Prix features competition in five different 10-year age groups for both Master Men and Women Club Teams. Teams will be chasing a $1,000 first prize and bragging rights as the best Masters Long Distance Running Club team in America! Click here for more details.

2014 USA Masters LDR Individual Grand Prix – New! Introducing the Inaugural Masters Individual Grand Prix! This year Masters Men and Women have an opportunity to earn individual points at Championship events culminating in an overall Champion in each division. More details coming soon!

Publix Melbourne Music Marathon The half marathon is the USATF Florida state championship and National Championship Masters Half- Marathon race. The weekend offers a purse of $10,200 marked specifically for USATF-member Masters runners. The 1/2 Marathon Relay offers two runners the chance to work together on a 6.55 mile tag-team run with each receiving a finisher’s medal. For complete details click here.