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Entry Information

You must be a 2018 USATF member to enter the Championships. If you do not have a 2018 membership, please complete a membership application first. You must also meet the eligibility requirements. NOTE: If you are a multi-year member through at least 2018 you may enter using your 2017 USATF membership number.


Meet Date and Location
 
Wayne K. Curry Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, Maryland 20785

March 16-18, 2018


Entry Process

  • Member athletes in good standing of USATF or of other WMA recognized masters affiliates are eligible to compete.  Non-USA affiliated athletes cannot displace USA affiliated athletes for places, and cannot score team points.  At least 2/3 of the athletes advanced to finals must be athletes who are USA affiliated as determined by WMA.  The number of athletes advanced to finals may be increased, where feasible. 
  • A 2018 USATF membership is required for USA affiliated athletes to enter online (please join online if you are not a member).  Non-USA affiliated athletes must present evidence that they are members in good standing of their appropriate affiliate.  Letters attesting to their status should be addressed to Rex Harvey, Chair, USATF Masters Track and Field Committee at mtfchair@gmail.com
  • To enter online without an entry mark, put NT or NM in the Mark box during the entry process.
  • A Help Line is available for those athletes who need assistance with the entry process. For assistance, call the USATF National Office at 317-261-0500 during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET Monday-Friday.
  • If after completing your entry the status of entry page indicates “info. needed” you should fax or e-mail a copy of your birth certificate or the information page of your passport, with your membership number written on it, to the USATF National Office at 800-833-1466 or membership@usatf.org.

Important Information

Entry Fees and Deadlines

Date Received Individual Events Combined Event Relay
Online Entry
on-time: on or before
2/15/18 at 8:00 p.m. ET
1st event: $50
2nd event: $20
each add'l: $18
$70 n/a
late: on or before
2/22/18 at 11:59 a.m. ET
above fees, plus $50 per athlete n/a
Mail-in/Paper Entry
on-time: received on or before 2/15/18 1st event: $50
2nd event: $20
each add'l: $18
$70 n/a
late: received on or before 2/22/18 above fees, plus $50 per athlete n/a
On-site n/a n/a $40

Combined events count as the first event.
All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. No entry will be considered completed unless it is accompanied by full payment of fees and all required documents (see below).

Entry Forms

Online entries must be paid for by credit card or debit card. Paper entries must be paid for by check. Please make checks payable to "Potomac Valley Track Club".

Other Required Documents

  • Verification of Age (a copy of your birth certificate or passport)
    • If entering online: After completing your entry, if the status of entry page indicates “info needed,” you should fax or mail a copy of your proof-of-age document--with their membership number written on it--to the USATF National Office:
      Fax: 800-833-1466 -- Attention: Masters Championships
      Address: USATF Masters Championships, 132 E. Washington St., Suite 800, Indianapolis, IN 46204
    • If entering via paper/mail-in entry: athletes entering by mail must attach a copy of their proof-of-age document to the entry form.

USATF also recommends athletes bring a copy of their proof-of-age document to packet pick-up as a back-up measure--a proof-of-age document is required prior to receiving competitor packets.

Athletes will not be considered to be entered into the meet until ALL required documents have been received. Athletes missing required documents will be listed as "info needed" on the status of entry page of the USATF website until all such documents are received.

Mailing Address
Mail paper entries and fees to:
USATF Masters Indoor T&F Championships
Potomac Valley Track Club
5678 Thicket Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
Checks should be made payable to Potomac Valley Track Club

Entry Status
To check the status of your entry, visit the status of entry page (statuses are updated hourly). ALL received entries (both online and paper) are posted on the Status of Entries page.

Athletes will not be considered entered into the meet until ALL required documents have been received. Athletes missing required documents (usually date of birth verification) will be listed as "info needed" on the Status of Entries page of the USATF website until all such documents are received.
 


Friend of the National Masters Championships Contribution
Help ensure the high quality of the Championships and future meets with a "Friends of the National Masters Championships" donation.  All contributors will be listed in the official meet program.  Please consider one of the following:

Platinum Level $250 (will receive a meet sweatshirt and a meet t-shirt)
Gold Level $100 (will receive an event polo shirt)
Silver Level $50 (will receive a meet t-shirt)
Bronze Level $25





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