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Additional InformationUSATF Junior Outdoor Championships
The cream of the crop of American junior athletics is coming to TrackTown USA from July 5-6 for the 2014 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships. Fans will be treated to a glimpse of the future of USA Track & Field as the best athletes under the age of 20, including high school standouts and the nation's most promising college freshmen, face off at Historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.
The 2014 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships will serve as a qualifier for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. Top performers will be part of the American team that will have the unique opportunity to return to Eugene from July 22-27. The 2014 edition of the IAAF World Junior Championships marks the first time the event has ever been held in the United States.
Hayward Field has a rich history of track & field including the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials, USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships, the annual Nike Prefontaine Classic, NCAA Division I Championships and Pac-10/Pac-12 Conference Championships.
Qualifying Standards & Guidelines
Criteria for a legal meet
QUALIFYING WINDOWS FOR THE 2014 U.S. JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS:
June 19, 2013 to June 22, 2014 - (indoor and outdoor competitions)
January 3, 2013 to June 14, 2014 - (10,000m, 20 km race walks)
January 3 ,2013 to June 14, 2014 - (decathlon and heptathlon)
2014 Women Junior Qualifying Standards
Event Standard Field Size
100m 11.65* 16
200m 23.75* 18
400m 54.95* 18
800m 2:10.50 (2:10.4) 18
1,500m 4:34.00 24
3,000m 10:10.00 16
5,000m 17:38.50 16
100m Hurdles (33") 14.04* 16
100m Hurdles (30") 13.74*
400m Hurdles (30") 61.34* 18
300m Hurdles (30") 42.75*
3,000m Steeplechase 11:10.14 (11:10.0) 16
2,000m Steeplechase 7:52.00
10,000m Race Walk 59:45.00 (59:45.0) 12
5,000m Race Walk 28:30.00 (28:30.0)
3,000m Race Walk 16:30.00 (16:30.0)
High Jump 1.75 (5 - 8.75) 16
Pole Vault 3.95 (12 - 11.5) 16
Long Jump 6.00 16
Triple Jump 12.40 (40-8.25) 16
Shot Put (4kg) 14.15 (46 - 5.25) 16
Discus Throw (1kg) 47.50 (155 - 10) 16
Hammer Throw (4kg) 51.00 (167 - 4) 16
Javelin Throw (600g) 42.00 (137 - 9) 16
Heptathlon 4800 16
2014 Men Junior Qualifying Standards
Event Standard Field Size
100m 10.60* 16
200m 21.44* 18
400m 47.84* 18
800m 1:52.14 (1:52.0) 18
1,500m 3:53.44 (3:53.3) 24
Mile 4:12.14 (4:12.0)
1600m 4:10.64 (4:10.5)
5,000m 14:53.00 (14:53.0) 16
3,200m 9:13.00 (9:13.0)
3,000m 8:34.00 (8:34.0)
10,000m 32:20.00 (32:20.0) 16
3,200m 9:13.00 (9:13.0)
3,000m 8:34.00 (8:34.0)
110m Hurdles (39") 14.50* 16
110m Hurdles (42") 14.70*
400m Hurdles (36") 53.94* 18
400m Hurdles (30") 53.70*
300m Hurdles (36") 37.60*
300m Hurdles (30") 37.10*
3,000m Steeplechase 9:32.00 (9:32.0) 16
2,000m Steeplechase 6:19.00 (6:19.0)
3,200m 9:13.00 (9:13.0)
3,000m 8:34.00 (8:34.0)
10,000m Race Walk 55:15.00 (55:15.0) 12
5,000m Race Walk 26:00.00 (26:00.0)
3,000m Race Walk 15:00.00 (15:00.0)
High Jump 2.09 (6-10 1/4) 16
Pole Vault 5.00 (16-5) 16
Long Jump 7.18 (23-6 3/4) 16
Triple Jump 14.75 (48-4.75) 16
Shot Put (6kg) 17.74 (58-2 1/2) 16
Shot Put (16#) 16.28 (53.5)
Shot Put (12# H.S.) 18.29 (60-0)
Discus Throw (1.75kg) 54.86 (180-0) 16
Discus (2kg) 51.52 (169-0)
Discus (1.6kg H.S.) 58.82 (192-11)
Hammer Throw (6kg) 56.40 (185 - 0) 16
Hammer (16#) 53.35 (175-0)
Hammer (12#) 59.45 (195-0)
Javelin Throw (800g) 58.22 (191-0) 16
Decathlon (Int'l Implements) 6700 16
Decathlon high school 6750
Decathlon open/college 6500
The Sport Committee Chair may adjust the standards, where necessary, forty-five days prior to the competition, based on received entries at that time. Therefore, early submission of an entry close to the standards is advised.
Qualifying Guidelines for 2014 U.S. Junior Championships
All qualifying performances for running events may be made on an indoor or outdoor track for the outdoor championships. There are no allowances for altitude, nor for indoor facilities of differing size, banking or other configuration.
Qualifying marks must be made in accordance with USATF Rule 149 and verifiable in one of the following:
USATF or IAAF sanctioned events which prescribe to or exceed USATF competition rules
Events at college meets which prescribe to or exceed USATF competition rules.
High school meets, but not dual or triangular meets, which prescribe to or exceed USATF competition rules.
Meets or events which meet a minimum for competitiveness as set by the Chair of the Sport Committee and determined to be valid by the USATF National Office staff member responsible for verification.
This is an annual Championship which requires qualification within a specific period of time. Qualifying marks from outdoor competitions must be attained on or after Thursday, June 19, 2013 through Sunday, June 22, 2014. Qualifying marks from indoor competitions must be attained within the same time period. Qualifying marks for the 10,000-meters and Race Walk must be attained on or after Thursday, January 3, 2013 through Sunday, June 22, 2014. Qualifying marks for multi-events must be attained on or after Thursday, January 3, 2014 through Sunday, June 14, 2014.
* F.A.T. is the only method of timing acceptable for qualifying marks for events listed above with an asterisk. Times submitted in hundredths of a second, must be fully automatic times.
A manual time may be used for qualifying in all other running events only if no fully automatic qualifying time exists for the individual in that event during the qualifying period. A manual time may not supersede any fully automatic qualifying time for an event.
women - Qualifying manual times, for eligible events, are the F.A.T. qualifying time without the last zero for events 200m and longer; the F.A.T. time minus 0.14 for events 400m - 1 Mile.
men - Qualifying manual times, for eligible events, not already listed, are always the F.A.T. qualifying time without the last zero.
Manual times will be converted for seeding purposes using USATF Rule 166.
For the Junior Championships, for the 5,000m, 10,000m and 3,000m steeplechase events, petitions will be accepted for entry into these events using qualifying times from alternate distances (e.g. Use of a 1,500m qualifying time for a petition to run the 5,000m).
All performances are subject to verification by USATF National Office representative and/or USATF statisticians.
Wind-aided marks are not acceptable for qualifying for the National Championship.
Junior men's implement weights: 1.75k Discus, 6.00k Shot
Junior men's hurdle heights: 39"
DAY ONE- Saturday, July 5, 2014
Time Event Gnder Round
7:30 AM 10km Racewalk W Final
8:30 AM 10km Racewalk M Final
2:30 PM Hammer Throw W Final
400m Hurdles W 1st Rd
2:40 PM Discus Throw M Final
2:50 PM 400m Hurdles M 1st Rd
Long Jump M Final
3:10 PM 100m Dash W 1st Rd
3:35 PM 100m Dash M 1st Rd
4:00 PM Pole Vault M Final
400m Dash M 1st Rd
4:25 PM 400m Dash W 1st Rd
4:30 PM Shot Put W Final
4:55 PM 100m Hurdles W 1st Rd
5:15 PM High Jump W Final
5:25 PM 110m Hurdles M 1st Rd
5:45 PM Javelin Throw M Final
Triple Jump W Final
5:50 PM 800m Run W 1st Rd
6:10 PM 800m Run M 1st Rd
6:30 PM 100m Dash W Final
6:40 PM 100m Dash M Final
6:50 AM 1500m Run M 1st Rd
7:06 PM 1500m Run W 1st Rd
7:22 PM 3000m Run W Final
7:37 PM 5000m Run M Final
DAY TWO- Sunday, July 6, 2014
Time Event Gnder Round
2:15 PM Discus Throw W Final
2:30 PM Triple Jump M Final
2:45 PM 200m W 1st Rd
3:00 PM Hammer Throw M Final
3:10 PM 200m M 1st Rd
3:30 PM Pole Vault W Final
3:35 PM 3000 Steeple W Final
3:50 PM 400m W Final
4:00 PM Shot Put M Final
400m M Final
4:15 PM 100m Hurdles W Final
4:25 PM 110 m Hurdles M Final
4:30 PM High Jump M Final
4:35 PM 800m W Final
4:45 PM 800m M Final
5:00 PM 400m Hurdles M Final
Javelin Throw W Final
5:10 PM 400m Hurdles W Final
5:15 PM Long Jump W Final
5:20 PM 1500m M Final
5:30 PM 1500m W Final
5:45 PM 3000 Steeple M Final
6:00 PM 200m W Final
6:10 PM 200m M Final
6:20 PM 5000m Run W Final
6:45 PM 10,000m Run M Final
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