Athletes specifically eligible to compete are:
Full-time students in grades 9-12 born September 1, 1998 or later.
Home-schooled athletes who meet the age requirements.
Full-time students in grades 7 - 8 who are eligible and competed for a high school team in winter or spring 2018.
* Any of those meeting the above requirements may compete even if their graduation date in May or June, 2018 is prior to the date of the 2018 New Balance Nationals Outdoor.
In all cases the athlete must meet entry guidelines as detailed here: NBNO Entry Guidelines
Specifically Ineligible to Compete are:
Athletes who graduated from high school in 2017 or January 2018.
Those athletes who were in their 5th year or later from 9th grade in the academic year 2017 - 2018.
USATF MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED
(USATF cards may be purchased at registration or at www.usatf.org ). However, we strongly recommend that athletes register on-line and bring to the meet a copy of the completed registration page showing their USATF number or their USATF card.
A photo ID is helpful for identification when obtaining your USATF card at registration.