MEDIA ADVISORY – CREDENTIALING FOR '05 JUNIOR OLYMPIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

07-21-2005

Contact:
Melvin Jackson II
Communications Coordinator
USA Track & Field
317-261-0478 x322

USA Track & Field is currently accepting credential requests for the 39th USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships July 26-31 at the Michael A. Carroll Track & Soccer Stadium, located on the IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) campus. Media and photographer requests may be faxed 317-261-0481or emailed to Melvin Jackson, II Melvin.Jackson@usatf.org on company letterhead.

The USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships is the largest and most visible youth athlete developmental program in the world. Many of today's Olympic stars got their start by competing in the USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. More than 6,000 athletes are expected to converge on Indianapolis for this event. Competition age divisions are as follows: Bantam (10 yrs. and under), Midget (11-12 yrs.), Youth (13-14 yrs.), Intermediate (15-16 yrs.) and Young Men/Women (17-18 yrs.).

Come see America's next generation of track & field stars take center stage at the national championships in Indianapolis!