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Masters Invitational Program - USA Indoor Track & Field Championships Entry Information

March 3 - Alburquerque, NM


Men and women age 40 and up who are U.S. citizens may apply to compete in the masters men's 400m or masters women's 3,000m as part of the USATF Masters Invitational Program.

You must be a 2013 USATF member to compete in the meet.  If you do not have a 2013 membership, please complete a membership application first.  You must also be a U.S. citizen and meet the qualifying standards.

Qualifying Standards

To apply for entry into masters invitational events, you must have met the following standards during the 2012 or 2013 seasons.

Event Standard* Ages Field Size**
Masters Men's 400m 54.00 40+ 6
Masters Women's 3,000m 11:25.00 40+ 10

 * Must be a verifiable time from a 2012 or 2013 USATF sanctioned event or a collegiate meet that utilized FAT timing.
** Up to two(2) alternates will also be selected; no more than two (2) athletes can represent the same club for the Master's Men's 400m.  No more than three (3) athletes can represent the same club for the Masters Women's 3,000m.

Application Deadline and Entry Fee

The application deadline is February 20, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. PT.  The entry fee is $25 (athletes not selected to compete will be refunded 50% of the fee).

Application Process

  • Athletes interested in competing must submit an entry with the $25 entry fee before the entry deadline (February 20 at 11:59 p.m. PT.)
  • Completion of an Application Form does NOT mean an athlete is entered in the meet.  USATF will review the entries and, based on qualifying marks in rank order, select the athletes who may compete in the invitational events
  • Athletes not selected to compete will be refunded 50% of the entry fee.
  • Athletes do not need to declare themselves through the elite athlete process. 

Entry Form

Status of Entries

Housing Information

If you think you have a strong possibility of making the field, you should consider reserving a hotel room early, as the USATF room block fills quickly. See the Housing Information page for more information.


2013 USATF Masters Invitational Program

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