Process: Track and Field Athletics and Pacific Association Essay

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Pacific Association Junior Olympic

Track and Field Championships

Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Boulevard

Hayward, CA 94545

Friday - June 21, 2013
Saturday – June 22, 2013

Sunday - June 23, 2013

May 17, 2013

Dear PA/USATF Clubs, Coaches, Parents and Athletes:

Welcome!! The Pacific Association of USA Track and Field (USATF) welcomes you to the Youth Track and Field Junior Olympic Championships (JO). The competition will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 21st – 23rd at Chabot College in Hayward. We’re adding the hammerthrow to this meet for practice purposes. The Region 14 meet is the mandatory meet to contest the hammerthrow to move on to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina.

For all questions and the latest updates regarding the 2013 Pacific Association Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships, please contact Meet Director:

Joanne Slaton-Camargo or 510-535-2731 / 510-632-8004
Maria Castillo or 707-648-3423


Due to implementation of online registration … there will be no late registration, no same-day registration. You must complete your registration process before 9 pm, June 18, 2013.

NOTE: You cannot register an athlete to compete on your club if they are not listed within USATF as a club member. You cannot register an athlete for this meet if their birth date has not been validated at the Pacific Association office. Make sure you take care of both of these items NOW so they will not impede your registration process later.

Registration Deadline: 9 pm. June 18

Registration Process

• Prior to attempting registration with Coach-O, each team or unattached athlete must have the following in place: 1. 2013 USATF membership number 2. Birth verified on PAUSATF website. Verification consists of the letter “v” next to the age of the athlete 3. Club must be current 2013 USATF sanctioned club (if you want to compete as a club team member) If these three items are not in place, the system will not allow you to register via Coach-O.

• In order for an athlete to compete, he or she must be a 2013 USATF member; THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE o ▪ Click on the “Join Now” button near the top of the page o Athlete must register using full legal name (no nicknames accepted) o Athlete birth date validation document must be received by the PA/USATF office no later than May 31 ▪ 120 Ponderosa Ct. ▪ Folsom, CA 95630 • Online registration links – Coach-O • Cost per athlete is $6 per event entered (no refunds) o 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 can enter 1-3 events o 13-14, 15-16, 17-18 can enter 1-4 events o Athletes are not allowed to compete in an older or younger age group o A relay counts as an event ▪ Unattached athletes cannot form a relay team

Competition Age Groups

|Age Group |Birth Year |Maximum Amount of Events |
| | | |
|7 - 8 |2004-2005 Group 1 |3 events |
|9 - 10 |2003-2004 Group 2 |3 events |
|11 - 12 |2001-2002 Group 3 |3 events |
|13 - 14 |1999-2000 Group 4 |4 events |
|15 - 16 |1997-1998 Group 5 |4 events