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Credentials & Guest Passes

Registered Coach “RC”, Warm-up Pass “WP”, and Stadium Pass “K” credentials are designed to allow an athlete’s coach and/or personal support access to the warm-up area, athlete seating or practice track for the purpose of preparing for competition. An individual must be 18 years of age or older to receive a credential and a current member of USA Track & Field. Individuals receiving the “RC” registered coach’s credential must also be a member of USA Track & Field’s Coaches Registry.  Credentials are non-transferrable and each support person will only be allowed to receive one credential.

Credentials can be obtained at Packet Pick Up at Autzen Stadium on-site in Eugene, OR.

Athletes will have the following credential options for their support persons:

  1. One Complimentary Credential Option (pick one of the following):
    • RC - Registered Coach - coach of record (warm-up area, stadium, shuttle, and athlete hospitality access only)
    • WP - Warm-up Pass (no stadium access; warm-up area, shuttle, and athlete hospitality access only)
    • K - Stadium Pass (no warm-up area access; stadium and shuttle access only, seating in section K)
    • Each participating athlete may request one of the above options for his or her personal support by specifying the name of the individual designated to receive that credential on his or her on-line entry form. There is no fee for this credential.
  2. Second Credential Option for purchase (pick one of the following):
    • WP - Warm-up Pass (no stadium access; warm-up area, shuttle, and athlete hospitality access only)
    • K - Stadium Pass (no warm-up area access; stadium and shuttle access only, seating in section K)
    • Each participating athlete may request to purchase one of the above options for his or her personal support by specifying the name of the individual designated to receive that credential on his or her on-line entry form. There is a fee for the second credential option.
    • Price for 2nd credential option:
      • 4 Day Pass - $60 (June 22-25 or June 28 - July 1)
      • 8 Day Pass - $125 (June 22-25 and June 28 - July 1)

Credential category details below:

RC - Registered Coach Credential (best option for coach)

All coaches designated to receive a “RC” credential must be a current member of USATF and must be a current member of the USATF Coaches Registry, prior to receiving a “RC” credential. Individuals must have completed and been approved (be listed on the USATF Coaches Registry) prior to their arrival in Eugene, OR. Only the individuals specified by participating athletes for this purpose will be allowed to receive a “RC” credential. You will not have the option to sign up for the Coaches Registry on-site (Eugene) to obtain a coaches credential. Please view the following link for more details on the USATF Coaches Registry: http://www.usatf.org/Resources-for---/Coaches/Coaches-Registry-(1)/Registered-Coaches-Program.aspx

WP - Warm-up Pass Credential (best option for personal medical)

Personal support designated to receive a “WP” must be a current (2012) member of USATF. Please renew or sign-up for a membership at the following link: http://www.usatf.org/Products---Services/Individual-Memberships.aspx. Only the individuals specified by participating athletes for this purpose will be allowed to receive a “WP” credential. Personal medical receiving this pass must have a medical license on file with Sandy Snow. There is no stadium access with this credential.

Stadium Pass Credential (best option for family member or friend)

Personal support designated to receive a “K” must be a current (2012) member of USATF. Please renew or sign-up for a membership at the following link: http://www.usatf.org/Products---Services/Individual-Memberships.aspx.  Only the individuals specified by participating athletes for this purpose will be allowed to receive a “K” credential. There is no warm-up access with this credential.

USATF reserves the right to deny or revoke a “RC”, “WP”, or “K” credential to any personal support who USATF has reason to believe (a) has committed an anti- doping rule violation or materially contributed to the commission of an anti- doping rule violation; or (b) is under investigation by the United States Anti- Doping Agency (“USADA”) or other authorities with respect to a potential anti- doping rules violation; or (c) has engaged in conduct deemed by USATF to reflect a pattern of unethical behavior.

Other stipulations that apply to “WP” and “K” credentials:

  • Must not have a violent felony conviction.
  • Must not have a non-violent felony conviction within 3 years.
  • Any unauthorized person in possession of a credential and any unauthorized person found in a credential-restricted area (the athlete warm-up areas, or other restricted zones) will be immediately escorted from the facility, the credential will be revoked, and the unauthorized person may be subject to penalty.
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