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Event Logo 2018 USATF Region 7 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - Sunday, July 8, 2018
Ball State University
Muncie, IN



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ELIGIBILITY

Only athletes who qualified for this championship at either the Indiana or Illinois Association Championships or received a special entry consideration by the Region 7 Coordinator are eligible to enter and compete in this event.

 
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 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.  
 
ENTRY INFORMATION
Fees
Individual Entries..........$9 per event
Relay Entries................$30 per relay team 
Decathlon/Heptathlon...$22 per event
Triathlon/Pentathlon......$17 per event
 
Entry Deadline  July 1, 2018 at 9:00PM EDT  (the entry system will open on Tues. June 26)

Entry Notes
  • Late entries will not be allowed.
  • Fees must be paid online by the close of registration.
  • Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete.  
  • 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.  
►  ENTRY FORMS      
      All events (except Combined Events)
      Combined Events 
    
 ► Entry List
 
PACKET PICKUP BIB NUMBERS  
Competition bib numbers will be distributed to athletes in their team packets or individual folders for unattached athletes at the packet pick-up area.  Packets will be available 1 hour before the start of events each day.

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 $10.00.
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS  subject to change
Thursday, July 5, 2018
8:00 am – Heptathlon (15-16G, 17-18G)
100m hudles, High Jump, Shot Put, 200m
 
9:00 am – Pentathlon (13-14G, 13-14B)
100m hudles, Shot Put, High Jump, Long Jump, 800m (girls) / 1500m (boys)

10:00 am – Decathlon (15-16B, 17-18B)
100m, Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump, 400m
 
Friday, July 6, 2018
8:00 am – Decathlon (15-16B, 17-18B)
110m, Discus, Pole Vault, Javelin, 1500m
 
9:00 am – Pentathlon (11-12G, 11-12B)
80m hurdles, Shot Put, High Jump, Long Jump, 800m (girls) / 1500m (boys)
 
10:30 am – Heptathlon (15-16G, 17-18G)
Long Jump, Javelin, 800m
 
11:00 am – Triathlon (9-10G, 9-10B)
Shot Put, High Jump, 200m (girls) / 400m (boys)

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Track Events - 9:00 AM (EDT) first event then rolling schedule
3000m (11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18)
100m (all age divisions)  Trials
200m Hurdle (13-14)  Final
400m Hurdle (15-16, 17-18)  Final
800m (all age groups)  Finals
100m (all age groups)  Finals
4x800m Relay (all age divisions)  Finals
4x100m Relay (all age divisionsFinals

Field Events - 10:00 AM (EDT) Start
Long Jump (8 & Under, 9-10) 
Triple Jump (13-14, 15-16, 17-18) (following LJ)

Javelin Throw (13-14G, 13-14B, 15-16G, 
17-18W, 15-16B, 17-18M)
Mini Javelin  (8 & Under, 
9-10, 11-12)  (follows Javelin)
Hammer (15-16, 17-18) (following Javelin)

Shot Put   (Boys - 8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12, 
13-14, 15-16, 17-18)

Pole Vault (13-14B, 15-16B, 17-18B)

High Jump  ( Girls - 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18)
 
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Track Events  8:00 AM (EDT) first event then rolling schedule
2000m Steeplechase (15/16, 17-18)
1500m Race Walk (9-10, 11-12)
3000m Race Walk (13-14, 15-16, 17-18)
80M Hurdles (11-12 – girls first then boys)  Trials
100 Hurdles (13-14G) Trials
100 Hurdles (13-14B, 15-16G, 17-18G) Trials
110 Hurdles  (15-16B, 17-18B) Trials
80M Hurdles  (11-12 – girls first then boys) Final
100 Hurdles (13-14G) Final
100 Hurdles (13-14B, 15-16G, 17-18G) Final
110 Hurdles (15-16B, 17-18B) Final
400m (all age divisions) Final
1500m (all age divisionsFinal

PeeWee 50m run
 
200m (all age groups)  timed final
4x400 Relay (all age groups)  final
 
Field Events - 8:30 AM (EDT) Start
Long Jump (11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18)
High Jump (Boys - 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18)
Shot Put   (Girls - 8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12, 
13-14, 15-16, 17-18)
Discus  (11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18 - boys first then girls) 
Pole Vault (13-14G, 15-16G, 17-18G) 

CHECK-IN
There will be separate check-in areas for Running and Field events.  Athletes must check in at these designated areas at first call for the age division/event.  All athletes will be required to remain in the designated warm-up areas after checking in.  

IMPLEMENT INSPECTION
Implements must be brought to the Implement Inspection table 45 minutes before the start of each day’s events.

AWARDS
USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top five (5) individuals and the top five (5) relay teams in each event of each age division.

GATE ADMISSION FEES
$10.00 per day,
$15.00 for 2-day pass (Saturday & Sunday)

If you lose your band, you will pay to get another one. Please keep it on.  No admission charged for Thursday or Friday events.

Coaches will be admitted free if they have passed a background check and Safesport course by June 21, 2018.  Otherwise the must pay the admission fee and will not be allowed on the track or field.  The list of eligible coaches for free admission can be found here.
 
HOTELS
Hotel information is available through Muncie Visitor Bureau 

ADVANCEMENTS TO NATIONALS
Except as noted below, the top 5 individuals (top 2 in the combined events) and relay teams in each event of each age division will be eligible to compte at the National Junior Olympic Championships (July 23-29; North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, NC).  Per USATF Rule 300.1 (c) "Athletes must be at least seven (7) years of age on December 31 of the current year to compete at the National Junior Olympic Championships."

 
CONTACT
Darrell Reed  E-mail  or 219-613-4997

DIRECTIONS
Address:   2800 W Bethel Ave., Muncie, IN