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National Youth Athletics Minutes

Executive Committee Meeting
October 26, 2002

The Youth Athletic Committee met at 9:10AM. In attendance were Harold "Lefty " Martin, Larry Seifert, Erika Baxter, Lionel Leach, Rita Ramsey, Linda Phelps, Glenn fortune, Dorothy Dawson , Kim Haines, Mark Springer, Bob Kreutz, Norine Richardson, Bob Flint, Nancy Seifert.

ISSUES DISCUSSED AND ACTED UPON:

Location and expenses for the Executive Board Meetings.
Bob will look into meetings at less expensive areas.

IAAF invitation to a race walk championship.
We didn't feel adequate time given to us to send an athlete.

Agenda for the convention
It has been finalized. The budget committee will make a presentation early at the convention. It will be an open meeting.

Rule change regarding first, second and third place, also multi-events advancement.
Kenny Emerick will present to the rules committee the executive committee's recommendations.

Errors in the passport for xcountry.
Notice will be sent to the Regional Coordinators, Youth Chair and a change on the web site.

Regional Coordinators duties
We have revised and added to what is in the Youth Guide

Qualifying standards in the Youth Meet and cutoff date for entries.
They will be put back in the Youth Meet. The entry deadline shall be postmarked 14 days prior to the first scheduled day of the meet.

Rule changes
Presentation of the rule changes will be presented at convention with our recommendations.

World Youth Committee
The committee will be at the convention.

Cross Country meet in Georgia
We will be sending observers to make sure everything is okay for the Nationals

Youth shirts for meets
This will be looked into by a committee and recommendations will be presented at the next Executive meeting.

Junior Olympic's Meet in Miami 2003
Several options discussed to accommodate possible weather delays. We will go with a six day schedule, with racewalks and the 4 x 8's on the second day of the combined events. This will be for the Miami meet only.

Cross Country bids for 2004
Joplin Mo. And Shaumburg Il. These will be voted on at the convention

Certification of Officials
The committee feels they should be certified.

Rules for voting at convention
This will be handled by our Vice Chair

Conflict of dates with the AAU
We will discuss with them and try and work out

Rotation of meets on the Regional level
They can be changed only if extraordinary circumstances or conditions, and with the approval of the Youth Chairs of that Region and the National Youth Chair.

Meeting adjourned at 6:00pm
Respectfully submitted by, Nancy Seifert, Youth Secretary


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