UNDERSTANDING DIVISION EVENTS

Subscribe to our Newsletter

 

AGE DIVISIONS & EVENTS AS OF 2017

 

The Athletics AAU Program is comprised of nine (9) age divisions.  The athlete's YEAR OF BIRTH shall determine the appropriate age division for current year competition for all are divisions 8 & under through 15-16 year old.  

 

The DATE OF BIRTH shall be used to determine the appropriate age division for the 17-18 age divisions thus assuring that any athlete that DOES NOT turn 19 before the last day of the National Championship competition is still eligible to compete.  Athletes MUST NOT turn 19 before the final day of the National Championship Competition. 

 

ALL AGES ARE AS OF DECEMBER 31 OF THE CURRENT YEAR

 

Competitors in the 6-8, 9-10 and 11-12 age divisions MAY compete in MAXIMUM of (3) events per track meet, including relays.

 

Competitors in the 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 age divisions MAY compete in MAXIMUM of (4) events per track meet, including relays

 

The Coach(es), NOT PARENTS, will select the events the athlete will compete in.  This decision includes both groups. 

 

Combined events are NOT included in this event, i.e. Triathlon, Pentathlon, Heptathlon, Decathlon


 

AGE DIVISION

YEAR OF BIRTH

AAU COMPETITION GROUP

EVENTS

 

8 & UNDER

 

2009 & AFTER

 

PRIMARY

 

100, 200, 400, 800

 

1500, 4X100, 4X400, SHOT PUT, MINI JAVELIN

 

 

9 YEARS

 

2008

 

SUB BANTAM

 

100, 200, 400, 800

 

1500, 1500 RACEWALK, HIGH JUMP, LONG JUMP, SHOT PUT, MINI JAVELIN

 

4X100, 4X400 RELAYS

 

 

10 YEARS

 

2007

 

BANTAM

 

SAME AS SUB BANTAM EVENTS

 

 

11 YEARS

 

2006

 

SUB MIDGET

 

100, 200, 400, 800

 

1500, 1500 RACEWALK 3000, HIGH JUMP, LONG JUMP, SHOT PUT, DISCUS, MINI JAVELIN

 

80 METER HURDLES, 4X100, 4X400, 4X800 RELAYS

 

 

12 YEARS

 

2005

 

MIDGET

 

SAME AS SUB MIDGET EVENTS

 

 

13 YEARS

 

2004

 

SUB YOUTH

 

100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 3000

 

2000 STEEPLECHASE, 3000 RACEWALK, HIGH JUMP, LONG JUMP, TRIPLE JUMP, SHOT PUT

 

POLE VAULT, DISCUS, JAVELIN, 100/200 METER HURDLES, 4X100, 4X400, 4X800 RELAYS

 

 

14 YEARS

 

2003

 

YOUTH

 

SAME AS SUB YOUTH

 

 

15-16 YEARS

 

2001-2002

 

INTERMEDIATE

 

100, 200 400, 800 1500, 3000, 2000 STEEPLECHASE

 

3000 RACEWALK, 100/110/400 METER HURDLES

 

HIGH JUMP, LONG JUMP, TRIPLE JUMP, POLE VAULT, SHOT PUT, HAMMER, DISCUS, JAVELIN

 

4X100, 4X400, 4X800 METER RELAYS

17-18 YEAR

1999-2000

YOUNG MEN/WOMEN

SAME AS INTERMEDIATE


 

TRIATHLON

PENTATHLON

HEPTATHLON

GIRLS

DECATHLON

BOYS

GIRLS/BOYS 9-10

GIRLS/BOYS 11-12

GIRLS/BOYS 13-14

GIRLS ONLY 15-16

GIRLS ONLY 17-18

BOYS ONLY 15-16

BOYS ONLY 17-18

 

GIRLS

SHOT PUT (6LBS)

HIGH JUMP

200 METER DASH

 

 

 

 

 

BOYS

SHOT PUT (6LBS)

HIGH JUMP

400 METER DASH

 

GIRLS - 11-12

80 METER HURDLES (8-30")

SHOT PUT (6LBS)

HIGH & LONG JUMP

800 METER RUN (G)

1500 METER RUN (B)

 

 

 

GIRLS -13-14

100 METER HURDLES (10-30") (G)

100 METER HURDLES (10-33") (B)

SHOT PUT (6LBS) (G)

SHOT PUT (4KG) (B)

HIGH & LONG JUMP

800 METER RUN (G)

1500 METER RUN (B)

 

THE HEPTATHLON SHALL CONSIST OFSEVEN(7) EVENTS, WHCH SHALL BE HELD ON TWO (2) CONSECUTIVE DAYS IN THE ORDER BELOW

 

 

 

 

DAY 1

100 METER HURDLES (10-33")

HIGH JUMP

SHOT PUT (4KG)

200 METER DASH

 

DAY 2

LONG JUMP

JAVELIN (600g)

800 METER RUN

 

THE DECATHLON SHALL

CONSIST OF TEN (10) EVENTS, WHICH SHALL BE HELD ON

TWO (2) CONSECUTIVE

DAYS IN THE ORDER BELOW.

THE HURDLE DISTANCE WILL

BE THE SAME AS IN THE INDIVIDUAL TRACK EVENTS.

 

DAY 1

100 METER DASH

LONG JUMP

SHOT PUT (12LBS)

HIGH JUMP

400 METER DASH

 

DAY 2

110 METER HURDLES (10 - 39")

DISCUS (1.6KG)

POLE VAULT

JAVELIN (800G)

1500 METER RUN