Event Listing

Event Logo USATF Arkansas Association Championships
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - Saturday, June 16, 2018
Southern Arkansas University
Magnolia, AR
On-Time Entry Deadline: 6/16/2018 12:00:00 AM


Individual Entries: $6 per event

Relay Entries: $24 per relay team

Decathlon/Heptathlon: $16 per event

Triathlon/Pentathlon: $16 per event

Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at by June 16 at 7:00pm.  Late entries will not be allowed.  Online registration opens May 14th.  Fees must be paid online by the close of registration.  Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete.  Please validate data within for accuracy prior to submitting entry.  An instructional video on the online registration process may be accessed by visiting,

Valid 2018 USATF Membership and Proof of Birth is required for participation.  Before registration, please ensure that the membership chair has received (via mail or fax) a copy of the athlete’s Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license or U.S. government identification). See Rule 300.1 (i) for further explanation.


Membership Chair: Misty Smith

Phone: (870)557-4430

For questions, contact at:



 Age Divisions                                                                                         

8 & under (born 2010 +)

9 - 10 (born 2008-2009)

11 - 12 (born 2006-2007)

13 - 14 (born 2004-2005)

15 - 16 (born 2002-2003)

17 - 18 (born 2000-2001)

* athletes born in 1998 are also eligible if they do not turn 19 on or before 7/29/2018

Individuals: Only U.S. citizens, aliens living in the United States and foreign exchange students are eligible to compete in these Championships.  See the USATF Rules for more information and exceptions. A competitor must compete in his/her age division only. There will be no "moving up" in any events, including relays.  Competitors in the 8 & Under, 9 - 10 and 11 - 12 age divisions may compete in a maximum of three (3) events, including relays. Competitors in the 13 - 14, 15 - 16 and 17 - 18 age divisions may compete in a maximum of four (4) events, including relays.  Combined events are not included in the event count. All athletes must be 2018 members of USATF in good standing.

Relay Teams: Only registered 2018 USATF member clubs may enter a relay team(s).  All athletes representing the club must be affiliated with and members of that club as part of their USATF membership.  Visit


Field Events: 4 attempts - LJ, TJ, SP, Disc, Javelin (NO finals). Regular rules for HJ & PV. Top 8 advance to Region 9.   
Track Events: Prelims in 100m, 200m, 80mH, 100mH & 110mH. P/F: if prelim athletes equal number of lanes, the prelim will be a final. All other events run as finals (F) or timed finals (TF) Top 8 advance to Region 9. Relays count as one event. *Paralympic, Open, and Masters sections will immediately follow the last Youth section of each event*
Saturday June 16, 2018

Check in begins at 7:30 a.m., events begin at times listed below  

Order of events:

Track Events 10:00 a.m. 
3000m Run F 11-12G,13-14G,15-16G,17-18W,11-12B,13-14B,15-16B,17-18M
100m Dash P 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B, 17/18W/M
800m Dash TF 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B, 17-18W/M
1500m Racewalk F 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 
200m Dash P 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B, 17-18W/M
80m H 30” P/F 11-12G, 11-12B 
100m H 30" P/F 13-14G 
100m H 33" P/F 13-14B, 15-16G, 17-18W 
110m H 39" P/F 15-16B, 17-18M 
400m Relay TF 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B,17-18W/M 
3200m Relay F 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B, 17-18W/M 
100m Dash F (as needed) 
3000m Racewalk F YG, YB, IG, IB, YW, YM 
80m H 30” F (as needed) 
100m H 30” F (as needed) 
100m H 33” F (as needed) 
110m H 39” F (as needed) 
400m Dash TF 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B, 17-18W/M
1500m Run F 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B, 17-18W/M
200m Dash F (as needed) 
400m H 30" TF 15-16G, 17-18W 
400m H 36" TF 15-16B, 17-18M
200m H 30" TF 13-14G, 13-14B 
2000m Steeplechase 15-16G, 17-18W, 15-16B, 17-18B 
1600m Relay TF 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B, 17-18W/M 
Field Events 4 attempts  
LJ, TJ, SP, Disc, Mini-Javelin (NO finals). Regular rules - HJ & PV.
8:30 a.m
Pole Vault All Report at 8:00 am; Competition begins at 8:30 am 
Discus 17-18M, 15-16B, 13-14B, 11-12B, 11-12G, 13-14G, 15-16G, 17-18W
High Jump 9-10B,11-12B,13-14B,15-16B,17-18M,17-18W,15-16G,13-14G,11-12G,9-10G
9:30 a.m.
Shot Put 17-18W, 15-16G, 13-14G, 11-12G, 9-10G, 8-UnderG, 8-UnderB, 9-10B, 11-12B, 13-14B, 15-16B,17-18M
Long Jump 8-Under G/B, 9-10G/B, 11-12G/B, 13-14G/B, 15-16G/B, 17-18W/M
Triple Jump 17-18W, 15-16G, 13-14G, 11-12G, 9-10G, 8-UnderG, 8-UnderB, 9-10B, 11-12B, 13-14B, 15-16B,17-18M
Mini Javelin 11-12B, 11-12G, 9-10B, 9-10G, 8-UnderB,8-UnderG
Javelin 800g 15-16B, 17-18M Javelin 600g 13-14G, 13-14B, 15-16G, 17-18

WAIVER:  All athletes who participate in the USATF Junior Olympic Program must complete the Junior Olympic Participant Waiver and Release form.  This form is already integrated in the online entry system and can be completed electronically; it can also be obtained via your association.  All forms must be submitted at the first round of the Junior Olympic series.

AWARDS: USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top three (3) individuals and the top three (3) relay teams in each event of each age division.  

ADVANCEMENTS: The top 8 individuals and relay teams in each event of each age division will advance to the USATF Region 9 Championships to be held on July 5-8 at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Advancements must be completed by declaring at registration.

The National Junior Olympic Championships will be held from Monday, July 23rd   to Sunday, July29th   in Greensboro, NC. The top 5 athletes at the Region 9 Championships will qualify for the National Championships, in combined events the top 2 athletes will qualify.  Information is available at:

IMPLEMENT WEIGH-IN: East side of the track. Building will be labeled.

EVENT CHECK-IN: There will be separate check-in areas for Running and Field events.  Athletes must check in at these designated areas 30 minutes prior to the event's scheduled starting time.  All athletes will be required to remain in the designated warm-up areas after checking in.

COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS: All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition and on the front on their jerseys only.  If an athlete loses the bib number, a replacement can be purchased for a fee of $5.  Bib numbers will be distributed to athletes at packet pickup.

EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted. In addition, event results will be posted on

PROTESTS: There will be a $50 fee for all protests.  Protests must be submitted to the Protest Referee at once and not later than 30 minutes after a result has been announced.  The protest fee will be refunded if the protest is upheld.  

RULES – CONDUCT & FACILITY: Only competitors will be allowed on the field. Spectators must remain in the stands or outside the fence.

GATE ADMISSION FEES: $5 per person ages 5 and up. Will be collected upon entering the stadium. CASH ONLY.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING: Mulerider Track Complex 100 E. University Magnolia, Arkansas. Parking will be located on the west side of the track.


Name: Latesha Short, Youth Chairman

Phone Number: 870-200-2258