2019 USATF Georgia Association Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships

Weekly Conference Call

We will start our weekly conference calls on Wednesday, August 21st at 9pm. These calls are designed to update coaches on the our cross country developmental and championship meets. Please join us to stay informed!!!
  • Every Wednesday (8/21/19 - 11/13/19) - 9 pm
  • Conference Line: 515-604-9094
  • Conference Code: 640-393-550

SAVE THE DATES!! 2020 Junior Olympic Track and Field Schedule

In 2020, USATF Georgia will host both our Association Championships as well as the Region 4 Championships. With the National Junior Olympics being held in Jacksonville, FL, our region meet will only consist of GA and SC.
  • June 6, 2020 - USATFGA Junior Olympic Preliminary Meets
  • June 18-21, 2020 - USATF GA Junior Olympic Association Championships
  • July 9-12, 2020 - USATF Region 4 Junior Olympic Championships

Meet Schedule and Meet Results

Age Verification

USATF Coaches Registry and SafeSport List

This list represents members of USATF who have fulfilled one of the below requirements:
  • Met all requirements of the registered coach program which includes an extensive background screen and completion of USOC SafeSport course.
  • Passed a comprehensive background screen pertinent to their role within USATF (youth coach, official, youth administrator) and completed the USOC SafeSport course.
  • Coaches Registry - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) [link]

Youth Committee Members

Lamar Grant
Monica Ross
Vice President of Operations
LeShonda Jones
Ken Jones
Vice President of Administration

Recent News

Information on Waivers

Waivers, allowing athletes to advance from one qualifying meet to the next without competing, are only considered under the following conditions:
  • SAT/ACT Testing
  • Death of immediate family member
  • Valid academic obligation
All waiver requests, with supporting documentation, must be submitted to the Youth Committee for review and approval.
  • If approved, athletes are still required to register ( for their events and pay for entries in the meet for which they are requesting a waiver.
  • If athletes are not registered online in and meet fees are not paid, athletes cannot be advanced to the next meet in the Junior Olympic series.

2017 USATF Georgia Youth Travel Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following clubs on receiving the $800 USATF Georgia youth travel grant for 2017:

  1. Carrollton Track Team
  2. D. C. Express Track Club, Inc
  3. Mark Trail Flying Eagles
  4. Jefferson Parks & Recreation
  5. Sapphire-Ruff Riders Track Club
  6. Smyrna Elite Track Club
See link at bottom of page for instructions on how to apply for a USATF Georgia youth travel grant.

Rules Focus

On this page you will find USATF Competition Rules for Cross Country and Track & Field that the Youth Committee feels you as coaches and athletes should be aware of.

Forms / Documents / Links

  • 2016 USATF Georgia Youth Winter Meeting Minutes [link]
  • USATF Georgia Youth Operating Procedures [link]
    • 2019 Updated USATF Georgia Youth Operating Procedures [link] (pending Board Approval)
  • USATF Georgia Area Meet Bid Package [Word] [PDF]
  • National Youth Track Coaches Association [link]
  • Mark Springer Youth Travel Grant [link]
  • USATF Georgia Youth Travel Grant [link]