USATF Illinois JO Youth T&F Championships

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Saturday - Sunday, June 22 - 23, 2013
Benedictine University, Lisle, IL

Age Divisions & Eligibility Requirements:

8 & under (born 2003 & later) 
9-10 (born 2003-2004)
 11-12 (born 2001-2002)
 13-14 (born 1999-2000)
 15-16 (born 1997-1998)

7-18 (born 1995-1996) * athletes born in 1994 are also eligible if they do not turn 19 on or before 7/28/2013

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 divisions may compete in a maximum of three (3) events, including relays. Competitors in the 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 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 2013 members of USATF in good standing.
Relay Teams: Only registered 2013 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 and select “Products/Services” to become a member.

ENTRY PROCESS:
Individual Entries: $ 6.00 per event
Relay Entries:
$ 24.00 per relay team

Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at: www.coacho.com by Friday, June 14th, at 9:00p.m. Late entries will not be accepted. Online registration opens May 26, 2013. Fees must be paid online by the close of registration. Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete. Please validate data within Coach O for accuracy prior to submitting entry. NEW: Your club membership must be current to enter the meet.

Valid 2013 USATF Membership and Proof of Birth are needed to compete. Before the online registration deadline, 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.
      Membership Chair: Lorette Cherry
      Address: s/o USATF Illinois, 1213 Maple Ave. Lisle, IL 60532
      Fax: 630 512-0728
      For questions, contact at: usatfil@sbcglobal.net or call 630 512-0727
Combined Events: Although multi-events will not be contested until the Region 7 Championship in Illinois, all athletes must register for the event during the Association online championship. “Day of” registrations will not be allowed. The deadline for registration is Friday, June 14, at 9:00 pm. After the Association Championship, all athletes must go back into the Coach O site and declare themselves and pay for the Region 7 Championships. Following are the fees: Triathlon $15, Pentathlon $15, Heptathlon $20 and Decathlon $20. Fees are applicable at the Region 7 declaration site only.

AWARDS: USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top three (3) individuals and the top three (3) relay teams in each event of each age division.

ADVANCEMENTS: The top eight individuals and relay teams in each event of each age division will advance to the USATF Region 7 Championships to be held on July 11-14, Illinois. Advancements must be completed by registering at www.coacho.combystarting Wednesday, June 26th.

The National Junior Olympic Championships will be held Monday, July 22, through to Sunday, July 28, 2013, at North Carolina A&T University – Greensboro, NC. The top five athletes at the Region 7 Championships qualify for the National Championships. Information is available at: http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2013/USATF-National-Junior-Olympic-Outdoor-Track---Fiel.aspx

SCHEDULE: Under Development.

IMPLEMENT WEIGH-IN:
At the track one hour before each event.

EVENT CHECK-IN: There will be separate check-in areas for Running and Field events. Field events athletes check in at the field event. Running events athletes must check in at these designated areas 45minutes prior to the event's scheduled starting time. All athletes will be required to remain in the designated warm-up areas after checking in.

PACKET PICK UP: Friday, June 21st
at hotel headquarters from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition on the front on their jersey. If an athlete loses the bib number, a replacement can be purchased for a fee of $5.00. *Note: No entry changes/no substitutions/no adds/no new entries will be accepted at the meet site.

EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted.In addition, event results will be posted at www.usatfillinois.org.

PROTESTS: There will be a $100.00 fee for all protests. Protests must be submitted to the Protest Referee at once and not later than 30 minutes after a result has been announced. The protest fee will be refunded if the protest is upheld. Judgment calls cannot be protested. Only rule violations can be protested and you must cite the rule that is in violation.

RULES – CONDUCT & FACILITY: The following are not permitted at the Benedictine University:
Alcohol
Smoking
Glass or metal containers
Weapons, fireworks, explosives or munitions
Laser pointers
Gum on the track or the infield
Pets
Skates, skateboards or roller blades
Plastic bottles and coolers are permitted but are subject to inspection by security
personnel at the gate entrance

GATE ADMISSION FEES The daily entrance fee is $7.00. Pre-school children (5 & under) are free. Only those coaches who present a 2013 USATF background checked membership card and seniors (62 & older with a government issued ID) will be admitted FREE. Coaches passes will not be issued!

INCLEMENT WEATHER
In the case of inclement weather occur and force postponement of an event, it is the responsibility of the competitor to check for the adjusted time schedule. Instructions will be provided and announced.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING:

FROM THE SOUTH VIA I-55

Take I-55 N to exit 269 for I-355. Take I-355 N to Maple Ave exit. Turn left onto Maple Ave. Continue pass College Road and turn left on side road just west of outdoor track stadium.

FROM THE SOUTH VIA I-57
Take I-57 N to exit 345B to merge onto I-80 W. Take 140 to merge onto I-355N. Take I-355 N to Maple Ave exit. Turn left onto Maple Ave. Continue pass College Road and turn left on side road just west of outdoor track stadium.

FROM THE WEST
Take I-88 E to Naperville Rd. Merge onto Freedom Dr, turn left onto # Diehl Rd, turn right onto N Naper Blvd/Naperville RD. Turn left onto Maple Ave. Turn right on side road just west of outdoor track stadium. Continue pass College Road and turn left on side road just west of outdoor track stadium.

FROM THE EAST (Chicago)
Take I-290 W to I-88 W. Take the exit onto I-355 S. Take the Maple Ave exit. Turn right onto Maple Ave.

HOUSING:
Host hotel

Hilton Lisle/Naperville
3003 Corporate West Drive
Lisle, IL 60532
630 505-0900
Rate: 85.00 (doubles/kings)
Deadline: May 30, 2013
Group Code: CUSA
Online reservation:  
http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/N/NAPHIHF-CUSA-20130620/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

 

 

Includes:    complimentary breakfast voucher (2 per room)
                 complimentary internet in room
                 Hilton Honors points
                 complimentary shuttle to Benedictine University

CONTACTS:

Facility questions
Marc Jones
Email:  jonesjdaddy5@gmail.com

Entries:
Lorette Cherry
usatfil@sbcglobal.net

Brenda Kimbrough
bbkimbrough@gmail.com

 

 



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