Membership Information

                                                               Age Divisions

                                                        Y: Youth (18 & Under)

                                                        O: Open (19 & Above)

                                                      M: Masters (30 & Above)

A competitor  must compete in his/her age division only. There will be no "moving up" in any event, including relays.  Competitors in the 6 & under, 8 & under, 9-10 and 11-12 divisions may compete a maximum of three events including relays. Competitors in the 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 age divisions may compete in a maximum of four events, including relays. Combined events are not included in the event count.

All athletes must be current member of USATF in good standing.  USATF memberships may be purchased on line at https://www.usatf.org/membership/application. Be sure to enter #126, Leeward Track Club.

Youth competitors typically take place in two-year age divisions and are determined by year of birth. These age divisions provide young athletes the opportunity to complete with other athletes of similar ability. The age divisions for competition year 2017 are as follows:

Year Born            Age Division       Wrist Band Color       Age Code

2011 or later         6 & under           Red                             RE

2009 or 2010      8 & under           Purple                         PU

2007 or 2008     9-10                     Green                         GR 

2005 or 2006     11-12                    Yellow                        YE

2003 or 2004     13-14                    Blue                            BL

2001 or 2002      15-16                   Orange                       OR

1999 or 2000      17-18                   White                          WH

*Per USATF Rule 300.1 "Athletes must be at least seven (7) years of age on December 31 of the current year to compete at the Youth Athletics or Junior Olympic National Champonships."

*Athletes born in 1997 are also eligible if they do not turn 19 on or before 7/13/20 (final day of the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships). They are eligible to complete in the Young Men's and Young Women's division. This expended eligibility does ot apply to cross country events.

Participation Limits

  • Red, Purple, Green and Yellow are allowed to run 3 events including relays.

  • Blue, Orange, and White are allowed to run 4 events including relays.

Event Age Limits

  • High Jump - Green and above

  • Pole Vault - Blue and above

  • Short Hurdles - yellow and above

  • Long Hurdles - Blue and above

  • 1500m  No Reds

  • 800m - No Reds

  • 3000M - Yellow and above

  • 5000m - White an above

  • 4 x 800m - Yellow and above