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Masters Application Information

Men and women age 40 and up may apply to compete in the masters men's 100m or masters women's 400m as part of the USATF Masters Invitational Program. See the schedule of events for start times.

You must be a 2006 USATF member to compete in the meet.  If you do not have a 2006 membership, please complete a membership application first.  You must also meet the qualifying standards.

Qualifying Standards

To apply for entry into masters invitational events, you must have met the following standards in 2005 or 2006 (priority will be given to times run in 2006). Fully automatic timing (F.A.T.) is the only method of timing acceptable for qualifying marks. Relay splits may not be used for qualifying.

Event Standard Field Size*
Masters Men's 100m 11.50 8
Masters Women's 400m 1:07.00 8

* Up to five alternates will also be selected.

Application Deadline and Entry Fee

The application deadline is June 18, 2006 at 9:00 p.m. ET. If selected (see the "Process" below), you must pay the entry fee of $25, by check or money order, prior to June 18, 2005 (see "Payment" below).

Application Process

  • Athletes interested in competing must submit an Application Form before the entry deadline
  • Completion of an Application Form does NOT mean an athlete is entered in the meet
  • USATF will review the Application Forms and, based on qualifying marks in rank order, select the athletes who may compete in the invitational events
  • Athletes will be notified of their selection and will be expected to pay their entry fee prior to June 18, 2005 (see "Payment" below)

Application Form


If selected (see the "Process" above), you must pay the entry fee of $25, by check or money order, prior to June 18, 2005. Please make checks payable to "USA Track & Field" and mail to:

Mark Cleary
18 Charca
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Other Information

An athlete who has qualified for the field and who is unable to compete can give up his/her place to someone on his/her USATF-registered club if that individual has also met the qualifying standard.

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