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Entry Information

You must be a 2004 USATF member to enter the Championships.  If you do not have a 2004 membership, please complete a membership application first.  You must also be a U.S. citizen and meet the eligibility requirements and qualifying standards.

Important Documents

Entry Status

To check the status of your entry, including declarations, visit the Status of Entries page (statuses are updated hourly).


Entry Information

Entry Fees and Deadlines

Date Received Individual
on-time: on or before 6/14/04 at 11:59 p.m. CT $10
late: on or before 6/18/04 at 11:59 p.m. CT $35

The entry fee for the Championships is $10 per athlete (regardless of the number of events entered).  Late entries incur an additional $25 late fee per athlete.  All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Entry Forms

Online entries must be paid for by credit card (USATF prefers VISA).

Other Required Documents

  • Verification of Age (a copy of your passport or birth certificate)

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 "pending" on the Status of Entries page of the USATF website until all such documents are received. Athletes still missing required documents at the end of the declarations period will automatically be scratched from the competition.

Entry Process

  • Online entry is the only method of entry. No other form of entry will be accepted.
  • Athletes needing an alternative method of entry may call 317-261-0478 x351.
  • A 2004 USATF membership is required to enter (please join online if you are not a member).
  • To enter the Championships, you will be required to provide your 2004 USATF membership number and password (click here to retrieve your password if you don't know it).
  • For entries close to the deadlines:  although we will make every reasonable effort, we cannot guarantee responses to requests for passwords.
  • A Help Line is available for those athletes who need assistance with the entry process. For assistance, call the USATF National Office at 317-261-0478 x351 during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT Monday-Friday.
  • After completing your entry online, please fax a copy of the information page of your passport or birth certificate to the USATF National Office at 317-261-0481.

Declaration Information

Declaration Deadlines and Fees

Date Received Fee
on-time: 6/20/04 at 12:01 a.m. CT - 6/21/04 at 5:00 p.m. CT $0
late: (by petition only) 6/22/04 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT $25

Late declarations are by petition only and incur a $25 fee, payable by credit card only.  All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Declaration Forms

Declaration Process

Once properly entered, all athletes must complete the declaration process. This process confirms your intention to compete in the Championships and allows you to update your qualifying mark.

  • Online is the only method of declaration. No other form of declaration will be accepted.
  • Each athlete or his/her representative must declare whether that athlete will or will not compete in each event entered. The person declaring may submit a corrected or improved mark.
  • Athletes not declaring by the declaration deadline will be SCRATCHED.
  • To declare, you will be required to provide your 2004 USATF membership number and password (click here to retrieve your password if you don't know it).
  • For declarations close to the deadlines: although we will make every reasonable effort, we cannot guarantee responses to requests for passwords.
  • A Help Line is available for those athletes who need assistance with the declarations process. For assistance, call the USATF National Office at 317-261-0478 x351 during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT Monday-Friday.

Declaration Petition Process

  • An petition process will be available for those athletes who wish to declare after the close of declarations.
  • An petition may be made by calling 317-261-0478 x351 during the petition period.
  • Petitions must be accompanied by a non-refundable $25 petition fee.
  • The petition fee must be paid by credit card. USATF prefers VISA.
  • Decisions on late declaration petitions will be acted upon by a special committee no later than 5:00 p.m. CT on Tuesday, June 22, 2004.

 

This information is also available in the entry booklet (PDF - 350 KB).

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