Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championship for athletes 18 years-of-age and younger.
Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at Athletic.net.
8 & Under/9-10: Monday, June 21 at Noon
11-12/13-14: Tuesday, June 22 at Noon
15-16/17-18: Wednesday, June 23 at Noon
Please note that the registration site will close each day at Noon and reopen for entries after the current day's meet is completed.
Gate Admission Fees: $5 per person age 6 and older. Coaches must show their current 2021 USATF membership card and must be listed on the USATF website as being in good standing.
Youth Championship Information
2021 USATF Minnesota Association Youth Track & Field Championships
Monday – Wednesday June 21 -23, 2021
Lakeville South HS, Lakeville, MN
Age Divisions & Eligibility Requirements:
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 age divisions may compete in a maximum of three (3) events, including relays. Competitors in the 13 - 14, 15 - 16 and 17 - 18 age 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 2021 members of USATF in good standing.
Relay Teams: Only registered 2021 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/membership.
Individual Entries: $7.00 per event
Relay Entries: $28 per relay team
Decathlon/Heptathlon: $15 per decathlete/heptathlete
Triathlon/Pentathlon: $10 per triathlete/pentathlete
Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/meet/436225/register.
8 & Under / 9-10: Monday June 21 @ Noon
11-12 / 13-14: Tuesday June 22 @ Noon
15-16 / 17-18: Wednesday June 23 @ Noon
Please note the registration site will close each day at Noon and reopen for entries after the current days meet is completed.
Late entries will not be allowed & on site registration will NOT be offered. Online registration opens May 18, 2021. 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 Athletic.net for accuracy prior to submitting entry. An instructional video on the online registration process may be accessed by visiting, http://cs.athletic.net/blog/b/athletic/archive/2016/01/18/getting-started-athletic-net-tutorials.aspx
Valid 2021 USATF Membership is required for participation.
Membership Chair: Craig Yotter
Address: 960 Douglas Road, Mendota Heights, MN 55118
For questions, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
WAIVER: All athletes who participate in the USATF Junior Olympic Program must complete the Junior Olympic Participant Waiver and Release form. This form is already integrated in the online entry system and can be completed electronically; it can also be obtained via your association. All forms must be submitted at the first round of the Junior Olympic series.
8 & UNDER AGE GROUP: 8 and under age division athletes must be at least 7 years of age by December 31 of the current year to be eligible to compete at the USATF National Junior Olympic Championship. Athletes younger than 7 as of Dec. 31 of the current year may compete at the association and region meets (if qualified from association) only.
TRACK EVENT CHECK-IN: Track athletes will check in on the outside of the track near the 200m start line. Only athletes will be allowed in the clerking area. See attached map for clerking area.
FIELD EVENT CHECK-IN: Field athletes should report in no earlier than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the field event at the field event venue but not later than the scheduled start. Athletes may be permitted to check-in after the scheduled start while an event is still in the preliminary stage but will not be permitted to take warm-up attempts after the event has officially started. Crossbars will not be lowered in the high jump or pole vault for late arriving athletes. If an athlete has not checked in at the point all other athletes have completed preliminary attempts, a late arriving athlete will not be permitted to compete.
LONG JUMP/TRIPLE JUMP: Athletes must check in with the event officials and work with the officials to get jumps completed before leaving for other events or communicate with officials about event conflicts. Officials will attempt to work with athletes to manage track and field event conflicts or field and field event conflicts by providing for jumps out of order in preliminaries or consecutive jumps. The top 9 athletes from preliminaries will advance to the finals During the finals, athletes will jump in reverse order (9th best going first, 1st competing last) and will be called to jump by the official. During the finals, athletes must be present to jump when called and must compete in the order assigned. If an athlete is not present when called during finals, the athlete will be marked as having passed the attempt and will not be permitted to take a passed jump later. Athletes may request to take consecutive jumps in preliminary rounds or finals.
POLE VAULTER WEIGH-IN AND IMPLEMENT WEIGH-IN: Shot, discus, javelin and hammer weigh-in and inspection will take place near the entry to the stadium beginning at 8:15 AM Saturday for all age divisions. Javelins, hammers, pole vault poles and implements used for combined events will be inspected at field event venues. Only implements inspected will be allowed into competition. Pole vaulters will be required to be weighed prior to competition by meet officials and may only use poles rated for their weight on the day of competition. See implement table for specifications for each age group event.