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2001 USA Track & Field Women's Junior Elite Track & Field Training Camps
ARCO - U.S. Olympic Training Center, San Diego, California

EVENT CAMP DATES SPACE
ALLOCATIONS
HURDLES (100H,400H) Sunday, July 1 - Friday, July 6 25
HEPTATHLON Sunday, July 1 - Friday, July 6 15
SPRINTS (100-800) Sunday, July 15 - Friday, July 20 40
DISTANCE (1500-) Saturday, July 21 - Thursday, July 26 40
THROWS (SP, D, J, H) Saturday, July 28 - Thursday, August 2 40
JUMPS (LJ, TJ, HJ, PV) Thursday, August 2 - Tuesday, August 7 40

FOR:
Elite USA high school female track and field athletes and their coaches. Athletes must not have graduated from high school prior to 2001. The camps are limited to athletes who are USA citizens, eligible for participation on the USA Olympic team. A coach (maximum of one per athlete) is strongly encouraged to apply for and attend the respective camp with his/her athlete. Athletes may, but are not encouraged to, attend without a coach. Coaches may not attend without a qualified athlete.

Each camp is limited to the total athletes/coaches/staff specified above. The first qualified athletes (including coaches) who submit complete applications will be admitted. Incomplete applications, and applications received without the complete registration fee ($25), will be returned. Complete/qualified applicants received after the camp has been filled will be listed as alternates in the order received. Applicants will be notified of their status shortly after the applications are received.

QUALIFYING STANDARDS:
Athletes must have achieved the respective standard between 1/1/2000 and the first day of the respective camp, in a bona fide track & field competition (i.e., legal track/field facility, no practice trials, no wind-aided marks, no relay times, no cross country or road race marks). Times listed for running events 100m-800m are fully-automatic times. If marks in these events are achieved with hand timing, you must add .24 seconds to your time for the 100m, 200m, or 100mH; and .14 for 400m, 800m, & 400mH/300mH. The athlete/performance must be on the USATF junior/HS lists, or verified by including official meet results (with wind-readings, etc. as relevant) with the application.

QUALIFYING STANDARDS

100m 11.84
200m 24.14
400m 54.54
800m 2:11.54
1500m/1600m/Mile 4:36.0/4:55.0/4:57.0
3000m/3200m 10:02.0/10:42.0
100mH(33) 14.24
400mH/300mH 61.74/43.34
Long Jump 5.81m (19'1")
Triple Jump 11.94m (39'2")
High Jump 1.76m (5'9.5")
Pole Vault 3.51m (12'3")
Shot Put 14.02m (46'0")
Discus 45.72m (150')
Javelin 44.50m (146')
Hammer 45.72m (150')
Heptathlon 4400 points

CURRICULUM:
Camp activities include classroom and field instruction on the fundamentals of training and competition, presented by the nations finest track/field coaches and scientists. Emphasis is placed on the scientific (physiological, biomechanical, psychological/sociological, nutritional, etc.) aspects of development.

APPLYING FOR THE CAMP
(Application forms may be copied, if additional forms are needed.)

An application-invitation process is necessary to guarantee that the total enrollment for each camp will not exceed the numbers which the USOC has allotted. Apply early. Please do not FAX or e-mail applications. All forms must be completed in detail and submitted with the registration fee ($25) for applicants to be considered for invitation. Incomplete applications, and those received without the registration fee, will be returned.

APPLICATION CHECKLIST:
Athlete:
_____ ATHLETE APPLICATION FORM, with signature(s)
_____ USOTC PARTICIPANT BIOGRAPHY form
_____ USOTC WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY form, with signature(s)
_____ USOTC PARTICIPANT CONSENT form, with signature(s)
_____ USOTC PARTICIPANT CONDUCT form, with signature(s)
_____ USOTC MEDICAL HISTORY QUESTIONNAIRE, with signature
_____ $25 registration fee, payable to - USATF Development Projects

Coach:
_____ COACH APPLICATION FORM, with signature
_____ USOTC PARTICIPANT BIOGRAPHY form
_____ USOTC WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY form, with signature(s)
_____ USOTC PARTICIPANT CONSENT form, with signature(s)
_____ USOTC PARTICIPANT CONDUCT form, with signature(s)
_____ $25 registration fee, payable to - USATF Development Projects

Mail applications to - Lyle Knudson, PO Box 4805, Frisco, CO 80443-4805.

INVITATIONS:
Applications will be processed when received (beginning immediately). Invitations will be mailed upon processing, until the camps are full. Invitations will be accompanied by additional information (advice on clothing and equipment to bring, local transportation from/to the San Diego Airport, etc.).

Applications received after the camp is filled will be held as alternates in case invited athletes/coaches can not attend. Affected athletes/coaches will be so informed.

COSTS:
The athlete and coach must provide for and arrange their own transportation to/from San Diego. Transportation from/to the San Diego Airport to/from the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) will be provided on the first/last days of the camps by the USOTC. Housing and meals will be provided at the USOTC, paid for by the USOC. Allocations from the USATF Womens Development Committee will pay for the clinicians and their travel. The registration fee of $25 per each athlete and each coach will help defray other costs. Make checks payable to - USATF Development Projects.

CAMP REQUIREMENTS:
All athletes/coaches must attend and participate the full duration of the camp, from not later than 5pm on the first day of the camp, through noon on the last day. Athletes/coaches who can not attend and participate the full duration of the camp should not apply. Athletes must be able to participate in on-the-field activities, so therefore should not attend if injuries or illness prevents at least moderate physical activity.

According to USATFs Memorandum of Agreement with the USOC, the USOC may initiate drug testing during any program at the Olympic Training Center. Therefore, all participants in the camps must agree to submit to drug testing if requested by the USOC medical staff.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, contact - Lyle Knudson, Jr. Elite Camps Coordinator, (970) 668-8593 phone or lknudson@colorado.net e-mail.

ATHLETE APPLICATION FORM
USATF WOMENS JUNIOR ELITE TRACK & FIELD TRAINING CAMPS, 2001
EVENT CAMP (check only one; if applying for two separate camps, complete two separate applications):
_____ HURDLES (100H,400H) Sunday, July 1 - Friday, July 6
_____ HEPTATHLON Sunday, July 1 - Friday, July 6
_____ SPRINTS (100-800) Sunday, July 15 - Friday, July 20
_____ DISTANCE (1500-) Saturday, July 21 - Thursday, July 26
_____ THROWS (SP, D, J, H) Saturday, July 28 - Thursday, August 2
_____ JUMPS (LJ, TJ, HJ, PV) Wednesday, August 1 - Monday, August 6

Name____________________________________________________ Phone___________________________
Address___________________________________________
City__________________ State_____ Zip______
High School_____________________________________
Year To Graduate_____ Birth Date____/____/_____

Coach________________________________ Home Phone_______________ Business Phone______________
Address___________________________________________
City__________________ State_____ Zip______

EVENT(S) BEST TIME/DISTANCE MEET, LOCATION DATE
_____________ _____________________ ________________________________________ ____________
_____________ _____________________ ________________________________________ ____________

Statement of Agreement - I, the undersigned, agree that if invited to a USATF Jr. Elite Training Camp, USA Olympic Training Center, San Diego in 2001, I will abide by the rules and regulations of the USA Olympic Committee established for living and participating at the training camp. I will furnish my own training apparel, including appropriate shoes, clothing, and implements. I understand that I must provide and arrange for my own transportation to/from San Diego. I agree to submit to drug testing if requested by the USOC medical staff. I further agree that barring illness, accident, or conditions beyond my control, I will complete the entire training camp session. If after being invited, I can not attend, I will notify the camp coordinator, Lyle Knudson, 970-668-8593 or lknudson@colorado.net, immediately.

Signature of Athlete________________________________________________ Date_____________________
Signature of Parent/Guardian, if under 18 ________________________________________________________
 
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COACH APPLICATION FORM
Name____________________________________________________ Phone___________________________
Address___________________________________________
City__________________ State_____ Zip______
School (or club) _____________________________________________________
 
Qualified Athlete(s) Who Has(Have) Applied For This Training Camp -
___________________________________________ ____________________________________________
 
Statement of Agreement - I, the undersigned, agree that if invited to a USATF Jr. Elite Training Camp, USA Olympic Training Center, San Diego in 2001, I will abide by the rules and regulations of the USA Olympic Committee established for living and participating at the training camp. I understand that I must provide and arrange for my own transportation to/from San Diego. I further agree that barring illness, accident, or conditions beyond my control, I will complete the entire training camp session. If after being invited, I can not attend, I will notify the camp coordinator, Lyle Knudson, 970-668-8593 or lknudson@colorado.net, immediately.
Signature of Coach_________________________________________________ Date_____________________

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