Submission Information- Competition Rules
Submitters: Amendments may be submitted only by a member of USATF.
Approval of submissions: All proposed amendments
must first be recommended for approval at the time of submission by someone
other than the submitter who shall be either a USATF National Officer, the chair
of any sport, development, or operating committee, any member of the Law &
Legislation Committee (for Bylaws and operating Regulations) or Rules Committee
(for Rules of Competition), the president of any Association, or any officer or
the executive director of a national member organization authorized by Article
5-C. Such approval must be in writing, dated, and placed on the proposal when
submitted. These listed approval parties may submit proposed amendments directly
without such an approval.
Format: Submissions should include the entire
rule or paragraph under consideration. Deleted language should be indicated by a
((double parentheses)) and added language by an underline.
In addition, the submitter should include a rationale to support the amendment.