2018 USATF Illinois Association Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships

Thursday - Saturday
June 21-23, 2018

Benedictine University
5500 College Road
Lisle, Illinois
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Age Divisions & Eligibility Requirements:

  Age Divisions                                                                                         

8 & under (born 2010 & later)

9-10 (born 2008-2009)

11-12 (born 2006-2007)

13-14 (born 2004-2005)

15-16 (born 2002-2003)

17-18 (born 2000-2001)

* 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. All athletes must be 2018 members of USATF in good standing. 


Relay Teams: Only registered 2018 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.athletic.net.Type the name of the event into the Search box. There is a single deadline. It is Sunday, June, 17, at 5:00 pm.


A valid 2018 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

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 5-8 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 1, 2018 at 11:59 pm.


FEES:  The fees are:  $8.00 per event and $32 per relay.


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 5-8, in Indiana.

The National Junior Olympic Championships will be held Monday, July 23-29, Greensboro, North Carolina.  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 Thursday, June 21 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 in the facility.


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 $10.00. A three day pass is available for $25.00. Children four (4) and under are free. Only those coaches who are listed in the coaches’ registry will be admitted at no cost.  Coaches’ passes will not be issued!   Pending coaches’ applications WILL NOT be accepted.



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 Wednesday someone will be in the office from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.

Host Hotel

Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel

3000 Warrenville Rd
Lisle, Il 60532

Phone:  630-505-1000

Rate:  $99.00  (standard two queen)



Thursday, June 21




Friday, June 22


Running Events 8:00 am

17-18 Boys High Jump - 2pm Start

All horizontal jumps including those postponed from Friday (15-18G Triple Jump & 9-12G Long) will be contested. 






Saturday, June 23


Running Events 8:00 am

Field Events 8:00 am

110/100/80 H P*               

Pole Vault 17-18 Girls

High Jump (Girls)

10 Minute Break

#1 Long Jump (Boys up to 12)

80/100/110H F

#2 Long Jump (Boys 13-18)

400 F

Shot Put (Girls)

1500 F

Discus (Boys)

Discus Girls (13-18)

50m Atoms & Shrimps
200 F

8:30 am Javelin (Boys & Girls up to 12)

Javelin 13-14/17-18


4x400 F






1. Unless otherwise noted, the starting order shall be younger to older, girls followed by boys.
2. Athletes participating in field events must provide their own implements.
3. Schedules are subject to change. It is your responsibility to continue to check for recent updates.


Key P = Prelim, F = Finals



Meet Directors:  Art Pahl, pahlac@vvsd.org  & Marc Jones, jonesjdaddy5@yahoo.com

Entries:  Brenda Kimbrough, bbkimbrough@gmail.com

Memberships:   Lorette Cherry, usatfil@sbcglobal.net

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