2015 USATF Illinois Assoc JO Championships

State Meet Information - Schedule revised 4/28/2015
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Friday - Sunday, June 26 - 28, 2015

Benedictine University, Lisle, IL


Age Divisions & Eligibility Requirements:

  Age Divisions                                                                                         

8 & under (born 2007 & later)

9-10 (born 2005-2006)

11-12 (born 2003-2004)

13-14 (born 2001-2002)

15-16 (born 1999-2000)

17-18 (born 1997-1998)

* Athletes who are still 18 through the final day of the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships are eligible to compete in the 17-18 age division through that meet.


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 2015 members of USATF in good standing. 


Relay Teams: Only registered 2015 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 at the time of meet registration. Visit www.usatf.org and select “Products/Services” to become a member.




The registration site is www.coacho.com. Go to Calendar and find the event by date. The event can also be found by clicking on the following link: https://usatfregistration.com/dbi-bin/meetinfopage.pl?Web_Site_Id=il_usatfyouth21&Meet_Id=usaillassj1404&Team_Id=&


Registration deadline is Saturday, June 20th, at 11:59 p.m. Entry fees: $6.00 per event, $24 per relay. 

Late: Registration will re-open Sunday, June 21st at 8:00 am and close Sunday, June 21st at 11:59 pm. Entry fees:  $10 per event, $40 per relay.

Extreme:  Registration will re-open Monday, June 22nd at 8:00 am and close Monday, June 22nd at 11:59 pm. Entry fees:  $20 per event, $80 per relay.


Attn:  Club memberships must be current to enter the meet.


Valid 2015 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: c/o USATF Illinois,

      Address2: 1213 Maple Ave. Lisle, IL 60532

      Fax: 630 512-0728

      For questions, contact us at: usatfil@sbcglobal.net or call 630 512-0727




Combined Events and Hammer: Will not be contested at the Association Championships. There is a separate registration site. Go to www.coacho.com. Go to the Calendar. Go the dates:  July 9-12 and find USATF Region 7 Combined Events and Hammer. You will be able to register and pay there for the Region 7 Championships. For Combined Events and Hammer, registration closes July 5th, 2015.


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 July 9-12, at Benedictine University. Advancements must be completed by registering at www.coacho.com shortly after conclusion of the Association Championship.


The National Junior Olympic Championships will be held Monday, July 27, through to Sunday, August 2, 2015, in Jackson, Florida.  The top five athletes at the Region 7 Championships qualify for the National Championships.  Information is available at: http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2015/USATF-National-Junior-Olympic-Outdoor-Track---Fiel.aspx


IMPLEMENT WEIGH-IN: At the track one hour before each event. If the athlete is unable, a coach or parents can have the implement weighed.


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 45 minutes prior to the event's scheduled starting time.  All athletes will be required to remain in the designated warm-up areas after checking in.


If an athlete is in a field event when a running event is called, the athlete MUST notify the Field Event Judge that they need to check in for the running event.  The Event Judge will notify the Head Field Judge and they will notify the Clerking Tent that the athlete is at a Field Event. At the final call, a Meet Official will escort the athlete to the clerking tent.


PACKET PICK UP: Starting Friday, June  26th at noon at the track AND at the track each morning of competition starting at 7:00 a.m. 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 on the premises.  At the completion of the meet, event results will be posted at www.usatfillinois.org.  


PROTESTS: There will be a $100.00 (cash) 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. The Protest Referee will be located in one of the rooms on the upper level of the stadium.


RULES – CONDUCT & FACILITY: The following are not permitted at Benedictine University:



Glass or metal containers

Weapons, fireworks, explosives or munitions

Laser pointers

Gum on the track or the infield


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. Children four (4) and under  are free. Only those coaches who present a 2015 USATF background checked membership card and seniors (62 & older with a government issued ID) will be admitted FREE. Coaches’ passes will not be issued!  



In the case of inclement weather and we are forced to postpone an event, it is the responsibility of the competitor to check for the adjusted time schedule. Instructions will be provided and announced.




(revised 12/30/2014)


Unless otherwise noted, the starting order shall be younger to older, girls then boys.


Friday, June 26

Running Events (3:00 pm)

Field Events (3:00 pm)

Steeplechase F

Javelin (Girls 13-18)

4x100 F

Pole Vault (Boys)

4x800 F

Triple Jump (Girls)

200 P

Long Jump (Girls up to 10)


Saturday, June 28

Running Events (8:00 am)

Field Events (8:00 am)

1500/3000 Race Walks

Pole Vault (Girls)

3000 F

High Jump (Boys)

100 P

Triple Jump (Boys)

800 F

Long Jump (Girls 11-18)

100 F

Shot Put (Boys)

200/400H F

Discus (Girls)


Javelin (Boys 13-18)



Sunday, June 29


Running Events (8:00 am)

Field Events (8:00 am)

110/100/80 H P*            

Javelin (Boys & Girls to 12)

10 Minute Break

High Jump (Girls)

80/100/110H F

#1 Long Jump (Boys  up to 12)

400 F

#2 Long Jump (Boys 13-18)

1500 F

Shot Put (Girls)

200 F

Discus (Boys)

25/50 X (Shrimps & Atoms)


4X400 F





Note:  Advancement from prelims to finals for the 100m, 200m and 110/100/80 hurdles will be by the following procedure:
            6 or fewer heats – Heat winner and the next three best times.
            7 or more heats -The nine (9) best times.


Key P = Prelim, F = Finals,
           X = Exhibition: No prior registration/no entry fees. Awards to all Shrimps (3-4 yrs old) and Atoms (5-6 yrs old).




Host Hotel:

Hilton Lisle/Naperville

3003 Corporate West Drive
Lisle, Illinois 60532


630-505-0900 (local)


Group Code:  CITF

Rate:  $94.00 (Single/Double//King)


Hyatt Lisle near Naperville

1400 Corporetum Drive
Lisle, IL 60532

Lisa Netchin (contact person)

630 442-6003 or 630 852-1260

Rate:  $89.00 (Traditional/Double/Kings)

Reservation Deadline:  5/24/2015


Sheration Lisle Hotel
3000 Warrenville Road
Lisle, IL 60532


Christine Stanek (Contact)

Rate:  $109.00 (Single/Double/Triple/Quad)

Reservation Deadline:  5/24/2015 5:00 pm CST





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.



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.



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.



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