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Entry Information

You must be a 2010 USATF member to enter the Championships.  If you do not have a 2010 membership, please complete a membership application first. You must also be a U.S. citizen who is also eligible to represent the United States in all international competitions and meet the eligibility requirements and qualifying standards.

Important Documents

Entry Status

To check the status of your entry, including declarations, visit the Status of Entries page (statuses are updated hourly). Athletes missing required documents (see below) will be listed as "info needed" until such documents are received.


Entry Information

Entry Deadlines and Fees

Date Received Entry Fee
on-time: before or on Wednesday, 2/17/10 at 11:59 p.m. ET $25
late: before or on Monday, 2/22/10 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 (Total=$75.00)  All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

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

  • A 2010 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 2010 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 that are made 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:  Tuesday 2/23/10 at 12:01 a.m. - Wednesday 2/24/10 at 11:59 p.m. ET $0
by petition only: Thursday 2/25/10 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon ET $100

Declaration Forms

Declaration Process

Once properly entered, all athletes must also 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 2010 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.
  • Petitions for Late Declarations
    • Petitions may be filed by calling 317-713-4689.
    • Athletes submitting a petition for late declaration will be assessed a non-refundable $100 late declaration petition fee. Late declaration petition fees may be paid by credit card only.
    • Decisions on late declaration petitions will be acted upon by a special committee no later than 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2010.
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