USATF Illinois Assoc Junior Olympics T&F Championships

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June 23-25, 2017
Olivet Nazarene University
1 University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

 

Age Divisions & Eligibility Requirements:

Age Divisions                                                                                         

8 & under (born 2009 & later)

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 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 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 at the time of meet registration. Visit www.usatf.org and select “Products/Services” to become a member.

 

ENTRY PROCESS:

The registration site is www.athletic.net.Type the name of the event into the Search box. There is a single deadline. It is Monday, June, 19th at 11:59 pm.

 

A valid 2017 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,

      Address: 1770 W. State Street, Suite A, Sycamore, IL, 60178

      Fax: 779-222-4077

      For questions, contact us at: usatfil@sbcglobal.net or call 815 991-5429


Note:

Information for the 2017 Region 7 meet can be found at the following location: http://www.usatfillinois.org/region-7-championships-1/

 

Combined Events: Will not be contested at the Association Championships. There is a separate registration site. Go to www.athletic.net. Use the Search box to find the event. Following is the information: July 6-9 and find USATF Region 7 Combined Events. You will be able to register and pay there for the Region 7 Championships. For Combined Events, registration closes Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

 

FEES:  Individual events are $6.00 per event and relays are $24.00.:  Individual events are $6.00 per event and relays are $24.00.

 

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 6-9, at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.

 

The National Junior Olympic Championships will be held Monday, July 24-30, Lawrence, Kansas.  The top five athletes and relay teams at the Region 7 Championships qualify for the National Championships. 

 

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 23rd, starting at 11:00 am at the track and 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. The replacement wrist band (athlete) fee is $8.00.  If a coach band is lost, it will not be replaced and the coach will have to pay the entry fee at the gate.

*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 and Real-Time Results will be available at www.adkinstrak.com.  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.  Checks will not be accepted. Protests must be submitted to the Protest Referee within 30 minutes of a result that is announced or posted.  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.  All protests must be presented by the head coach if the athlete is on a team.

 

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

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 $8.00. Children four (4) and under are free. Only those coaches who are listed in the coaches registry, and seniors (62 & older with a government issued ID) will be admitted FREE. Coaches’ passes will not be issued!   Pending coaches’ applications WILL NOT be accepted.

 

INCLEMENT WEATHER

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.

 

Office Hours

During the week of June 18th, (Monday through Thursday) someone will be in the office from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.

 

 

SCHEDULE

(revised 2/21/2017)

 

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

 

Friday, June 23

*****Hammer (all)  12:00 noon*******

Field Events 3:00 pm
Javeline (Girls 13-18)
Pole Vault (Boys)
Triple Jump (Girls)
Long Jump (Girls up to 12) 

 

Coaches Meeting 2:00 pm

 

Running Events 3:00 pm
Steeplechase F

4x100 F

4x800 F

200 P

 

 

Saturday, June 24

***1500/3000 Race Walks 8:00 am ****

Running Events 12:00 noon

100  P

800  F

100  F

200/400H F
3000 F

 

 

Field Events 12:00 noon

Pole Vault (Girls)

High Jump (Boys)

Triple Jump (Boys)

Long Jump (Girls 13-18)

Shot Put  (Boys)

Discus (Girls) followed by Javelin  (Boys 13-18)

 

 

Sunday, June 25

Running Events (8:00 am)

110/100/80 H P*            

10 Minute Break

80/100/110H F

400 F

1500 F

200 F

4x400 F

 

Field Events (8:00 am)

High Jump (Girls)

#1 Long Jump (Boys up to 12)
#2 Long Jump (Boys 13-18)

Shot Put (Girls)
Discus (Boys) followed by Javelin (Boys & Girls up to 12 years)\

 

 

Notes:

1. Unless otherwise noted, the starting order shall be younger to older, girls followed by boys.
2. The Race Walk will be contested at 8:00 am on Saturday morning during the Masters/Open portion of the meet.

3. Athletes participating in field events must provide their own implements.
4. Schedules are subject to change. It is your responsibility to continue to check for recent updates.

 

Key — P = Prelim, F = Finals
           

 

 

CONTACTS:

 

Meet Directors:  Marc Jones, jonesjdaddy5@gmail.com

 

Facility questions:  Jess Gathin  jgathin1@comcast.net

 

Entries:  Brenda Kimbrough, bbkimbrough@gmail.com

 

Memberships:   Lorette Cherry, usatfil@sbcglobal.net

 

 

 

 

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