Junior Olympics Set At Strider Field

The USA Track and Field Region 2 Junior Olympics is scheduled for Strider Field July 11-14.

This event is hosted USA Track and Field, Niagara Region 2 and Dave Reinhardt of Jamestown is the chairman.

The entry deadline is July 2 with $7 fee per event and $28 per relay, $20 per heptathlon and decathlon and $15 per pentathlon and triathlon.

A coaches meeting is set for July 12 at 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena club room.

Admission is $5 per day and $8 for all-session pass. Coaches who have a valid 2013 USATF membership card and completed the background screening process are admitted free.

Medals will be given to the first three places along with ribbons for the top eight in each event.

The top five in each event advance to the 2013 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & FIeld Championships at Irwin Belk Track at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C., July 22-28.

More information is available online at www.usatf-niagara.org.