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Entry Information

You must be a 2006 USATF member to enter the Championships.  If you do not have a 2006 membership, please complete a membership application first. You must also be a U.S. citizen and meet the eligibility requirements and qualifying standards.

Separate entry information is available for the Junior Championships and Masters Invitational Events.

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 Deadlines and Fees

Date Received Entry Fee
on-time: before or on 6/12/06 at 11:59 p.m. ET $25
late: before or on 6/18/06 at 11:59 p.m. ET $75

The entry fee for the Championships is $25 per athlete.  Late entries incur an additional $50 late fee per athlete.  All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Entry Forms

There are separate entry forms and information for the Junior Championships. If you intend to compete in the Junior meet, please enter using the Junior entry forms.

Online entries must be paid for by credit card ("Visa, the only card accepted by USATF") or electronic funds transfer ("electronic check").

Entry Process

  • Online entry is the only method of entry. No other form of entry will be accepted.
  • A 2006 USATF membership is required to enter (please join online if you are not a member).
  • To enter online, you will be required to provide your 2006 USATF membership number and password (click here to retrieve your password if you don't know it).
  • A Help Line is available for those who need help with the entry process. For assistance call 317-713-4689 during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
  • For entries close to the deadlines: although we will make every reasonable effort, we cannot guarantee responses to requests for passwords. Please enter early!

Declarations Information

Declaration Deadlines and Fees

Date Received Fee
on-time:  6/19/06 at 9:00 a.m. ET - 6/20/06 at 11:59 p.m. ET $0
by petition only:  6/21/06 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon ET $100

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 representative must declare whether that athlete will or will not compete. The person declaring may submit any corrected or improved mark.
  • Athletes not declaring by the declaration deadline will be scratched.
  • To declare online, you will be required to provide your 2006 USATF membership number and password (click here to retrieve your password if you don't know it).
  • A Help Line is available for those who need help with the declaration process. For assistance call 317-713-4689 during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
  • For declarations close to the deadlines: although we will make every reasonable effort, we cannot guarantee responses to requests for passwords. Please declare early!
  • Petitions for Late Declarations
    • Petitions may be filed by calling 317-713-4689.
    • Athletes submitting a petition for late declaration will be assessed a $100 late fee. Late declaration fees may be paid by credit card only.
    • Decisions on late declaration petitions will be acted upon by a special committee no later than Wednesday, June 21, 2006.
    • An athlete whose petition is successful will be notified as soon as the decision is final.
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