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Competition Information

Youth competitions take place in two-year age divisions. These age divisions provide young athletes the opportunity to compete with other athletes of similar ability. The age divisions for the 2011 competition year are as follows:

Age Division Year of Birth
Sub-bantam 2003+*
Bantam 2001-2002
Midget 1999-2000
Youth 1997-1998
Intermediate 1995-1996
Young 1993-1994*

* Per USATF Rule 300.1 (c) “Athletes must be at least seven (7) years of age on December 31 of the current year to compete at the Youth Athletics or Junior Olympic National Championships.”

** Athletes who are still 18 through the final day of the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships are eligible to compete in the Young Men's and Young Women's divisions through that meet. This extended eligibility does not apply to cross country events.

Team Tent Area

A specific area for team tents has been designated in proximity to the Start area. Meet management has partnered with “Storm Front” tent company to assist teams and/or regions with their needs. Contact Harold for assistance at 843-602-2370. Tents may be set up beginning at 9am on Friday, December 9, 2011. We will have 24 hour security on site, so your tents will be secure.

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