USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships Sacramento, CA 2022

USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

July 25-31, 2022
Sacramento State - Hornet Stadium


The 2022 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships will be held at Hornet Stadium on the campus of Sacramento State, in Sacramento, California. The USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships is one of the most visible youth athletic development programs in the world. Many of today’s Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships.

Thousands of athletes will converge on Sacramento for the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. Entry for this championship is based on athlete performances at Preliminary, Association and Regional levels of the 2022 USATF Junior Olympic Program. Competition takes place in six (6) two-year age divisions, with athletes generally falling between the ages of 7 and 18.

With a seating capacity of 21,000 and a state-of-the-art Mondo surface, Hornet Stadium is an ideal host facility and will prove to be a premier host for this year’s Junior Olympic competition.

America’s next generation of track and field stars will be competing throughout the summer and will take center stage at the national championships in Sacramento. USATF, the Sacramento Sports Commission, and USATF Pacific Association hope you will join in on the excitement!



2022 Schedule

View the most current schedule for this year's event.

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Junior Olympic Passport

The event passport provides complete and important event details for parents, coaches and athletes.

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Find a hotel using USATF's special hotel link.

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Explore Sacramento

When you're in town for the Junior Olympic Championships, make sure to enjoy what California's capital has to offer.

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Ticket and Entry Information

Ticket Prices

Forms of payment accepted: cash, Visa and MasterCard

  Daily Admission All Week
Adults $16 $50
Children  Age 7-12 $10 $30
Children Age 6 and Under Free --

TICKETS CAN ONLY BE PURCHASED ONSITE (not online), and will be provided in the form of wristbands, which will allow access in and out of the stadium.  Everyone over the age of 6 will require a wristband or a credential to enter Hornet Stadium.  Any passing or sharing of wristbands is prohibited, and the wristband will be forfeited.

There will be no refunds or replacement wristbands issued.  If your wristband is lost or detached, you will need to purchase a new ticket/wristband.

Coaches with a valid 2022 USA Track & Field membership who complete and pass the Youth Club Criminal Background Check by July 1, 2022, will be provided with complimentary wristbands for admission only. Proper identification must be shown in order to receive the admission wristband, available at packet pick-up.

Athlete Entry Information

The Junior Olympic program is a progression series of meets consisting of Preliminary, Association, Regional and National meets. Athletes are required to enter online at the first level of competition, as advancement is based upon performance (i.e., an athlete cannot directly submit an entry form for the Regional competition; he/she must have competed and advanced at the Association meet). Athletes must meet certain eligibility requirements to compete. Find qualification dates and locations for your local Association.

Athlete Event Entry Fee
Individual Event $10
Relays $40
Decathlon / Heptathlon $26
Triathlon / Pentathlon $22