HOUSTON – USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce the teams and competition schedule for the 2021 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games, which will be held at the Houston Sports Park in Texas from August 2 to 5.
How do you get into the Junior Olympics?
Complete these easy steps to sign up for Junior Olympic Track & Field:
- Register or renew your USATF individual membership.
- Select your Association from the drop-down menu below to find your local meet. …
- Complete the online registration for the first level of the Junior Olympic Track & Field Program in your Association.
What is the age limit for Junior Olympics?
* Per USATF Rule 300.1 (c) “Athletes must be at least seven (7) years of age on December 31 of the current year to compete at the Youth Athletics or Junior Olympic National Championships.”
|Age Division||Year of Birth|
|15 – 16 (previously Intermediate)||2004-2005|
|17 – 18 (previously Young)||2002-2003**|
Is Junior Olympics a big deal?
The AAU Junior Olympic Games are known as the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States.
What age does AAU track start?
Starting blocks are optional for all age groups except the 15-16 Year Old and 17-18 Year Old age divisions in the AAU Track & Field program. The 15-16 Year Old and 17-18 Year Old age divisions must use starting blocks for 100m, 200m and 400m races and the first leg of all relays where that leg does not exceed 400m.
How many meters is a junior Olympic pool?
The summer Junior Olympics are competed in a long course meters (LCM) pool, which is 50 meters. LCM is the standard Olympic sized pool, so it is the same distance that you see the athletes competing in Rio.
What is the age limit for the Olympics?
According to the official Olympics website, there is no age limit for those wanting to compete. Under rule 42, it states: “There may be no age limit for competitors in the Olympic Games other than as prescribed in the competition rules of an IF as approved by the IOC Executive Board.”