Participation in the 2011 USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships requires advancement through a Zone Championship. Top six (6) finishers in each event at the Zone Championships qualify for participation in the National Championships. Athletes in the Intermediate and Young Women/men age divisions are not required to participate in a Zone Championship and may enter directly into the National Championships. Athletes must meet certain eligibility requirements to compete.
Unique to this competition is a “High School Division” where high school-aged athletes (born 1993 -1996) may participate on combined relays to represent a High School Team (Contact your State High School Association for eligibility questions .This means that athletes aged 15 – 18 may run on the same relay team for designated events provided they compete for the same High School.