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Track and Field Events

AAU, USATF, and TAAF Youth Outdoor Track and Field Events

Track and field is a sport comprising various competitive athletic events based on running, jumping, and throwing. Track and field stadiums feature an outer oval-shaped running track and an area of turf within this trackā€”the field. The standardized length of the track is 400 m and have six to eight running lanes.

There are 3 separate organizations to compete in during summer track: American Athletic Union (AAU), Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF), and USA Track and Field (USATF)

Hill Country Comets competes primarily in AAU and TAAF.

Running
50 Meters (TAAF only Ages 8 and under)
100 Meters (TAAF/AAU/USATF-all ages)
200 Meters (TAAF/AAU/USATF-all ages)
400 Meters (TAAF/AAU/USATF-all ages)
800 Meters (TAAF/AAU/USATF-all ages)
1500 Meters (AAU/USATF-all ages)
1600 Meters (TAAF only-starts at age 9)
3000 Meters (AAU/USATF-starts at age 11)
3200 Meters (TAAAF only-starts at age 13)

Hurdles
80 Meters (TAAF/AAU/USATF-starts at age 11)
100 Meters (TAAF/AAU/USATF-starts at 13)
110 Meters (TAAF/AAU/USATF-starts at 15)
200 Meters (AAU/USATF-13/4 yr only)
300 Meters (TAAF only-starts at age 13)
400 Meters (AAU/USATF-starts at age 15)
2000 Meter Steeplechase (AAU/USATF-starts at age 15)

Relays
4 x 100 Meters (TAAF/AAU/USATF-all ages)
4 x 400 Meters (AAU/USATF-starts at age 9)
4 x 800 Meters (AAU/USATF-starts at age 11)

Race Walk Events
1500 M Race Walk (AAU/USATF-starts at age 9)
3000 M Race Walk (AAU/USATF-starts at age 15)

Field Events
Long Jump (TAAF/AAU/USATF-all ages)
Triple Jump (TAAF/AAU/USATF-starts at age 13)
High Jump (TAAF-starts at age 7/AAU-starts at age 9)
Pole Vault (TAAF/AAU/USATF-starts at age 13)
Javelin (AAU/USATF-starts at age 13)
Turbo Javelin (AAU/USATF-starts at 5)
Shot Put (TAAF-starts at age 9/ AAU/TAAF-all ages)
Discus (TAAF-starts at age 13/ AAU/TAAF -starts at age 11)
Hammer (USATF only-starts at age 15)

Multi-Events 
Heptathlon (AAU-GIRLS ONLY starts at age 15)
Pentathlon (AAU-starts at age 11)
Triathlon (AAU-starts at age 9)
Decathlon (AAU-BOYS ONLY starts at age 15)


Contact

Hill Country Comets

129 Saddle Horn 
Boerne, Texas 78006

Email: [email protected]

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129 Saddle Horn 
Boerne, Texas 78006

Email: [email protected]

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