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Comets of Charles County Track & Field

Age Divisions

Youth competition typically takes place in two-year age divisions. These age divisions provide young athletes the opportunity to compete with other athletes of similar ability. All ages are as of December 31 of the current year.


The age divisions for competition year 2019 are as follows:


Age Division        Year of Birth

7-8* 2011-2012

9-10                   2009-2010

11-12 2007-2008

13-14 2005-2006

15-16 2003-2004

17-18** 2001-2002

*Athletes age 7 on or before December 31 of the current year can participate in USATF national competition.

**Athletes born in 2000 are also eligible for USATF if they do not turn 19 on or before 8/2/2019.


Competitors in the 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12 divisions may compete in a maximum of three events per track meet, including relays.
Competitors in the 13-14, 15-16, and 17-18 divisions may compete in a maximum of four events per track meet, including relays.
Combined events are not included in the event count (ex. triathlon, pentathlon, etc.)

Athletes can only participate in the events specified in their age division.

7-8 Division

100 Meter Dash

200 Meter Dash

400 Meter Dash

800 Meter Dash

1500 Meter Run

4x100 Meter Relay

4x400 Meter Relay

Long Jump

Mini Javelin (300g)

Shot Put (2kg)

9-10 Division

100 Meter Dash

200 Meter Dash

400 Meter Dash

800 Meter Run

1500 Meter Run

1500 Meter Race Walk
4x100 Meter Relay
4x400 Meter Relay

High Jump

Long Jump

Shot Put (6 lb.)

Mini Javelin (300g)


Triathlon:

Shot Put (6 lb.)

High Jump

200 Meter (Girls)

400 Meter (Boys)

11-12 Division

100 Meter Dash

200 Meter Dash

400 Meter Dash

800 Meter Run

1500 Meter Run

3000 Meter Run

1500 Meter Race Walk

80 Meter Hurdles (30")
4x100 Meter Relay
4x400 Meter Relay
4x800 Meter Relay

Long Jump

High Jump

Shot Put (6 lb.)

Discus (1kg)

Mini Javelin (300g)


Pentathlon:

80 Meter Hurdles

Shot Put (6 lb.)

High Jump

Long Jump

800 Meter Run (Girls)

1500 Meter Run (Boys)

13-14 Division

100 Meter Dash

200 Meter Dash

400 Meter Dash

800 Meter Run

1500 Meter Run

3000 Meter Run

3000 Meter Race Walk

100 Meter Hurdles (Girls 30")

100 Meter Hurdles (Boys 33")

200 Meter Hurdles (Girls/Boys 30")
4x100 Meter Relay
4x400 Meter Relay
4x800 Meter Relay

High Jump

Long Jump

Triple Jump

Pole Vault

Shot Put (B 4kg) (G 6 lb.) Discus (1kg)

Javelin (600g)


Pentathlon:

100m Hurdles

Shot Put (B 4kg) (G 6 lb)

High Jump

Long Jump

800 Meter Run (Girls)

1500 Meter Run (Boys)


15-16 Division

100 Meter Dash

200 Meter Dash

400 Meter Dash

800 Meter Run

1500 Meter Run

3000 Meter Run

2000 Meter Steeplechase

3000 Meter Race Walk

100 Meter Hurdles (Girls 33")

110 Meter Hurdles (Boys 39")

400 Meter Hurdles (Girls 30"/B 36")
4x100 Meter Relay
4x400 Meter Relay
4x800 Meter Relay

High Jump

Long Jump

Triple Jump

Pole Vault

Shot Put (Girls 4kg/B 12lb)
Hammer (Girls 4kg/B 12lb)

Discus (Girls 1kg/B 1.6kg)

Javelin (Girls 600g/Boys 800g)

Heptathlon (Girls)

Decathlon (Boys)

Heptathlon:
100 Meter Hurdles
200 Meter Dash
800 Meter Dash
High Jump
Long Jump
Shot Put
Javelin

Decathlon:
100 Meter Dash
400 Meter Dash
1500 Meter Dash
110 Meter Hurdles
Long Jump
Shot Put
High Jump
Discus Throw
Pole Vault
Javelin Throw

17-18 Division

100 Meter Dash

200 Meter Dash

400 Meter Dash

800 Meter Run

1500 Meter Run

3000 Meter Run

2000 Meter Steeplechase

3000 Meter Race Walk

100 Meter Hurdles (Girls 33")

110 Meter Hurdles (Boys 39")

400 Meter Hurdles (Girls 30")
400 Meter Hurdles (Boys 36")
4x100 Meter Relay
4x400 Meter Relay
4x800 Meter Relay

High Jump

Long Jump

Triple Jump

Pole Vault

Shot Put (Girls 4kg/Boys 12lb)
Hammer (Girls 4kg/Boys 12lb)

Discus (Girls 1kg/Boys 1.6kg)

Javelin (Girls 600g/Boys 800g)

Heptathlon (Girls)

Decathlon (Boys)

Heptathlon:
100 Meter Hurdles
200 Meter Dash
800 Meter Dash
High Jump
Long Jump
Shot Put
Javelin

Decathlon:
100 Meter Dash
400 Meter Dash
1500 Meter Dash
110 Meter Hurdles
Long Jump
Shot Put
High Jump
Discus Throw
Pole Vault
Javelin Throw