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Entry Information

You must be a 2009 USATF member to enter the Championships.  If you do not have a 2009 membership, please complete a membership application first.  You must also meet the eligibility requirements.

Important Information

Entry Process

  • The preferred method of entry is online.
  • A 2009 USATF membership is required to enter (please join online if you are not a member).
  • To enter the Championships online, you will be required to provide your 2009 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.

Entry Information

Entry Fees and Deadlines

Date Received Individual
on or before 1/30/09 at 5:00 p.m. ET $30
on or before 2/2/09 at 5:00 p.m. ET $55
on-site - before 2/6/09 at 5:00 p.m. PT $75

The entry fee for the Championships is $30. There is no additional fee for teams.  Late entries incur an additional $25 late fee per athlete.

Online entries must be paid for by credit card ("Visa - the only credit card accepted by USATF") or electronic funds transfer ("electronic checks").  On-site entry fees may be paid at packet pick-up at the Meet Headquarters Hotel on Friday. Faxed and day-of-race entries will not be accepted. All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Team and Individual Entries

All team entries should be completed using the Team Entry form. If athletes are not entered through the Team Entry form, the team must complete the Online Team Declaration form (see below) in order to indicate its scoring runners and form a scoring team.

Individuals not competing as part of a team should enter using the Individual Entry form.

Entry Forms

Entry Status

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

Declarations

Note that only six athletes are allowed to be on the final team declaration per event (eight for masters men's 40+ and 50+ teams; five for all other masters teams). The first six athletes (eight for masters men's 40+ and 50+ teams; five for all other masters teams) listed on your team's declaration shall comprise your club's declared team unless a revised team declaration is submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. ET, February 2, 2009. Revisions to final declarations may be submitted in-person at packet pick-up no later than 5:00 p.m. PT, February 6, 2009.

Teams: click here to declare and indicate your scoring runners

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