USATF South Carolina Association
Masters & Open 3000m Racewalk Championship & Youth Development 1500m Racewalk
SATURDAY, May 30th, 2015 – 9:15 am
As part of the South Carolina Open & Masters Track Classic
FURMAN UNIVERSITY IRWIN BELK TRACK COMPLEX
3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
For officials information contact Perry Funnie.
Age Divisions &Eligibility Requirements:
8 & under (born 2007 +)
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 born in 1996 are also eligible if they do not turn 19 on or before 8/2/2015
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 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. Visit www.usatf.org/membership.
Individual Entries: $6.00 per event
Relay Entries: $22.00 per relay team
Decathlon/Heptathlon: $15.00 per event
Triathlon/Pentathlon: $12.00 per event
Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at http://usatfregistration.com/track/entry/sc_usatfyouth55 by June 7th at 11:59pm. Late entries will have a $10.00 fee attached per athlete. Online registration opens May 6th. Fees must be paid online by the close of registration. Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete. Please validatedata within Coach O for accuracy prior to submitting entry. An instructional video on the online registration process may be accessed by visiting, http://coachoregistration.com/meet/entry/assets/videos/usatf/index.html.
Valid 2015 USATF Membership and Proof of Birth is required for participation. Before registration, 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: Chris Kling
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.
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 8individuals and relay teams in each event of each age division will advance to the USATF Region 4 Championships to be held on July 9 – 12, 2015at Millcreek High School located in Hoschton, Georgia.YOU MUST SHOW UP AND RUN IN THE FINAL TO ADVANCE. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
The National Junior OlympicChampionships will be held from Monday, July 27th to Sunday, August 2nd at Hodges Stadium at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL. The top 5 athletes at the Region 4 Championships will qualify for the National Championships, in combined events the top 2 athletes will qualify. Information is available at:
See Attached sheets for schedule
EVENT CHECK-IN: There will be separate check-in areas for Running and Field 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. NO COACHES ALLOWED IN WARMUP AREA.
COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS: All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition and on the front on their jerseys only. If an athlete loses the bib number, a replacement can be purchased for a fee of $5.00Bib numbers will be distributed to athletes
EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted after event is completed and reviewed. In addition, event results will be posted at ptgrouponline.com
PROTESTS: There will be a $50.00fee 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.
RULES – CONDUCT & FACILITY: No smoking, No loud music, No alcohol, no personal grills, will not be allowed at the facility. Please respect the flagged areas and signs for no tents. Please respect the Meet Officials as they do their job. If any official is yelled at or disrespected you will be asked to leave the meet.
No personal photographers are allowed to be on the track without prior approval. SCMilesplit will be on hand covering our Meet.
GATE ADMISSION FEES: $6.00/day $10.00/2day $13.00/3day
DIRECTIONS & PARKING:Free parking on site in designated areas.
Name: Linda E. Ellis Youth Chair/Meet Director
Phone Number: 843-319-0841
ALL ATHLETES WHO WILL NEED A WAIVER TO THE REGION MEET BECAUSE OF ACT TESTING OR OFFICIAL BUSINESS THAT WILL PREVENT YOU FROM STATE COMPETITION, YOU MUST NOTIFY THE YOUTH CHAIR IN WRITING PRIOR TO THE MEET. YOU MUST ALSO ENTER THE ATHLETE IN THE EVENTS AND PAY FOR THE EVENTS THEY WISH TO ADVANCE IN. ATHLETES MUST BE ENTERED IN THE FIRST ROUND OF COMPETITION IN ORDER TO ADVANCE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
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