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The USATF Level 2 Program is guaranteed to challenge and advance your knowledge of the sport. Certified by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE), the course provides an advanced, in depth education in one event group of your choice and the knowledge to write a comprehensive training plan.
Click here to apply for the summer 2020 USATF Level 2 School. All course requirements must be met prior to application. All applications and payments must be received no later than midnight (EST), Friday, July 10, 2020.
First-time students are encouraged to apply a minimum of 30 days prior to the course to provide sufficient time to satisfactorily complete the required USATF Level 2 Sports Science Classroom prior to the course. Note, enrollment in the USATF Level 2 Sports Science Classroom does not guarantee acceptance in the USATF Level 2 – Event Specific course and is separate.
USATF CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) INFORMATION PAGE UPDATED REGULARLY
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have moved the 2020 New Balance Nationals Outdoor to the new dates of Thursday-Sunday, July 16-19. These are tentative dates and depend totally on the guidance of national, state and local governments. We will continue to post updates as further definitive information is available (hopefully next 2-4 weeks). We continue to be cautiously optimistic we can host the meet on the new scheduled dates and wish everyone good health and safety in the meantime.
Would you consider attending our Outdoor Nationals in mid-August and possibly in a new state where we can best host the event? Please read this and FILL OUT this SURVEY! http://nationalscholastic.org/outdoor_nationals/article/2519
The 2020 USATF Hershey National Youth Outdoor Championships to be held in Miramar, Florida June 23 - 28, 2020, have been canceled, USATF announced today.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Miramar and its local health authorities informed USATF that it would not host the championships. USATF is working to seek alternate opportunities for youth participation for later in the summer if local health authorities allow.
• Why was the 2020 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships cancelled?
o Based upon the current State of Florida COVID-19 mandates, the University of North Florida has notified USATF that the venue will not be available for the hosting of the Event. In addition, USATF is committed to the safety and welfare of our constituency and will follow all State and Local government mandates.
• Does the cancellation of the Junior Olympic National Championship affect the Association and Region JO Qualifiers?
o Yes, those meets are cancelled as recommended by the Youth Executive Committee.
• Will the cancellation of the JO’s change if there is a change in the COVID-19 status?
• Where will the 2021 USATF JO’s be hosted?
o The location of the 2021 JO’s has not been determined to date.
• Are there any plans in 2020 to create another National event to replace the JO’s?
o There are no definitive plans for a 2020 National event. The USATF National Office in conjunction with the USATF Youth Committee will discuss exploring possible 2020 options.
• Has a decision been made on the hosting of the 2020 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships?
o The Youth Executive Committee recommended cancellation to the Board and to the National Office. The recommendation was accepted.
• How will USATF handle Sanction requests from Associations or individuals that may opt to host a Youth track & field event once the facilities become available again?
o USATF will continue to process Sanctions accordingly under the same policies and procedures. USATF continues to advise that all Local/State mandates be adhered to when considering hosting an event during the Summer 2020 season.
• Please continue to access www.usatf.org for updated information on COVID-19 and other related information.
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The 2020 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships to be held in Jacksonville, Florida July 27-August 2 have been canceled, USATF announced today.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the University of North Florida and its local health authorities have closed its campus through at least July 30. USATF, in conjunction with the youth committee, is exploring possible alternate contingencies for the Junior Olympic athletes once the crisis allows track facilities to open.
The fate of the USATF Youth Outdoor Championships to be held in Miramar, Florida will be determined no later than April 30. The event is scheduled for June 23-28.