2009 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships
July 28 - August 2, 2009
The USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships is the most visible youth athletic development program in the world. Many of today's Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships.
A trio of America's most celebrated Olympic champions Wednesday at the opening ceremonies of the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University. Click here to learn more about the Legends of the Sport.
American's next generation of track and field stars will be competing throughout the summer and will take center stage at the national championships in North Carolina.
Entry for this championship is based on athlete performances at preliminary, Association, and Regional levels of the 2009 USATF Junior Olympic Program. Competition takes place in five two-year age divisions, with athletes generally falling between the ages of 8 and 18.