2019 USATF Connecticut Association
Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships
Sanctioned by USATF Sanction # 19-05-045
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Bethel High School Bethel, CT
300 Whittlesey Drive Bethel, CT 06801
Check-In begins at 8:00 a.m.
Field Events 9:00 a.m., Track Events 10:30 a.m.
Pole Vault 10:00 a.m.
NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE ENTRIES
ALL ATHLETES MUST PRE-REGISTER HERE
Athletes who have not had their age verified must do so by Sunday June 2. Proof of age documents should be sent to Jim Barber at firstname.lastname@example.org
To Register, A Current USATF 2019 Age Verified Membership Number is Required
Only USATF Connecticut Association Members May Compete
Note: Age divisions are determined by year of birth not age on day of meet
|8 & Under 2011+|
|9 – 10 (born 2009 -2010)|
|11 – 12 (born 2007–2008)|
|13 – 14 (born 2005–2006)|
|15 – 16 (born 2003–2004)|
|17 – 18 (born 2001-2002)|
|Bill Mongovan, USATF-CT Youth Chair
|Bob Fontaine USATF-CT
Parents, athletes, and coaches are strongly encouraged to read this information in its entirety.
Entry procedures have changed and athletes who do not comply will not compete.
ENTRY PROCESS: Entries Close Wednesday June 12 at 10:00 p.m.
No on-site entries will be accepted! All Entries will be here.
You may obtain your USATF membership online at http://www.usatf.org/membership. Membership with your age verified is required before you can register for this meet!
Athletes may not change clubs on the day of the competition.
Relay Teams: Only registered 2019 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.
NOTE: Steeplechase, hammer throw and Combined Events will be contested at the Region 1 meet only. However, athletes in these events must declare and submit an online registration form and fees in advance no later than June 12th.
ENTRY FEE: The entry fee is $6.00 per event
ENTRY LIMITS: Competitors in the 8 & under, 9 – 10, and 11 – 12 divisions may compete in a maximum of three events, including relays. Competitors in the 13 – 14, 15 – 16, and 17 – 18 divisions may compete in a maximum of four events, including relays.
AWARDS: USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top 3 individuals (1st place team in the relay events) in each event of each age division.
ADVANCEMENTS: The top 8 individuals and relay teams in each event of each age division may advance to the USATF Region 1 Championships. The Region 1 meet is July 11-14 2019 Long Island Association with site to be determined. You must declare online after the meet on June 15th. Athlete must not turn 19 before the last day of the National meet.
Athletes must be at least 7 years of age on December 31st to advance to Nationals.
In individual and relay events, top 5 finishers advance from Region 1 to the National Junior Olympic Championships which will be held from Monday, July 22rd to Sunday, July 28th in Sacramento CA. In the combined events only 2 athletes advance.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: – All Races are Finals including the 100
Field Events Begin at 9:00 except the Pole Vault in which all Ages Begin at 10:00.
Long Jump Girls and Boys on separate pits (Ages 8-12 followed by 13-18) Followed by Triple Jump Boys & Girls
Boys Shot Put 11 – 18 followed by Boys Discus Ages 11 – 18
Girls Discus Ages 11 – 18 followed by Girls Shot Put Ages 11 – 18
Girls High Jump Ages 9 – 18 Followed by Boys High Jump Ages 9 – 18
Javelin will begin after Shot Put and/or Discus is completed in the following order:
Girls 9-10 Turbo Javelin 300 Grams
Boys 9-10 Turbo Javelin 300 Grams
Girls 11-12 Aero Javelin 450 Grams
Boys 11-12 Aero Javelin 450 Grams
Girls 13-18 Javelin 600 Grams
Boys 13-14 Javelin 600 Grams
Boys 15-18 Javelin 800 Grams
*Boys and Girls Javelin of same weight may be combined depending on the number of entries.
** Horizontal Jumps and throwing events have 4 attempts with no finals.
Running Events – Begin at 10:30
1500 Meter Race Walk Ages 9-12 G&B
3000 Meter Race Walk Ages 13-18 G&B (walks may be combined)
3000 Meter Run Ages 11-18 G/B
4 X 800 Meter Relay Ages 11-18 G/B
4 X 100 Meter Relay G/B
80 Meter Hurdles Ages 11/12 (8 hurdles at 30”) G/B
100 Meter Hurdles Girls 13/14 (30”) Girls 15/18 (33”) Boys 13/14 (33”)
110 Meter Hurdles Boys 15/18 (39”)
100 Meters All Ages G/B Finals Only
1500 Meters All Ages G/B
400 Meters All Ages G/B
200 Meter Hurdles Ages 13/14 G/B (5 hurdles at 30”)
400 Meter Hurdles Girls 15/18 (10 hurdles at 30”) Boys 15/18 (10 hurdles at 36”)
800 Meters All Ages G/B
200 Meters All Ages G/B
4 X 400 Relay All Ages G/B
Note: In the 100,200,400 events 15-18 year old athletes must use blocks.
IMPLEMENT WEIGH-IN: Note… all implements must be checked before they can be used. Look for the implement weigh-in area when you arrive at the meet. Rubber discus may not be used in competition.
COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS: All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition and on the front of their jerseys only. Bib numbers will be distributed to athletes when they check in for the meet. Hip numbers for running events will be distributed during event check-in.
EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted near the meet check-in area. In addition, event results will live at grimestimes.net and results will be posted at http://www.usatf-ct.org.
PROTESTS: There will be a $25.00 fee 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 – USATF as stated in the 2019 rules book.
FACILITY: Eight Lane Track (a). Spike length maximum is 1/4″ …no Christmas tree or Needle spikes.
Primary javelin runway is track material. Turbo Javelin will thrown on grass on football field.
Pyramid only! Starting Blocks will be provided at the site for the older groups.
Food will be sold through the concession stand.
There will be a certified athletic trainer on site.