USATF & AAU Events by Age

All age divisions in the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) & USATF are determined by year of birth. This age applies to the entire year and represents the oldest possible age for the child during the calendar year. School year does not factor into division grouping.

Division by Year of Birth for 2017

DIVISION 2017
8 & Younger  2009+
9 Year Old  2008
10 Year Old  2007
11 Year Old  2006
12 Year Old  2005
13 Year Old  2004
14 Year Old  2003
15-16 Year Old 2001-2002
17-18 Year Old 1999-2000

AAU & USATF Events by Age Division

Not all events or age groups will be offered at all meets. Please refer to each individual meet flyer for details. View the official list of events from the AAU.

8 & Younger 9 & 10 Year Old 11 & 12 Year Old 13 & 14 Year Old 15 & 16 Year Old 17 & 18 Year Old
RUNNING
100m Dash X X X X X X
200m Dash X X X X X X
400m Dash X X X X X X
800m Run X X X X X X
1500m Run X X X X X X
Racewalk 1500m 1500m 3000m 3000m 3000m
3000m Run X X X X
2000m steeplechase X X
Hurdles 80m 100m
200m
100m (F)
110m (M)
400m
100m (F)
110m (M)
400m
RELAYS
4 × 100m X X X X X X
4 × 400m X X X X X
4 × 800m X X X X
JUMPING
Long Jump X X X X X X
High Jump X X X X X
Triple Jump X X X
Pole Vault X X X
THROWING
Shot Put 4 lbs 6 lbs 6 lbs 6 lbs (F)
4 kg (M)
4 kg (F)
12 lbs (M)
4 kg (F)
12 lbs (M)
Discus 1.0 kg 1.0 kg 1.0 kg (F)
1.6 kg (M)
1.0 kg (F)
1.6 kg (M)
Javelin Turbo Turbo Turbo 600 g 600 g (F)
800 g (M)
600g (F)
800g (M)
MULTIEVENTS
Breakdown Triathalon
Shot Put, High Jump, Dash: 200m (F) or 400m (M)
Pentathlon
80m Hurdles, Shot Put, High Jump, Long Jump, Run: 800m (F), 1500m (M)
Pentathlon
100m Hurdles, Shot Put, High Jump, Long Jump, Run: 800m (F), 1500m (M)
Heptathlon (Female)
100m Hurdles, High Jump, Shot Put, 200m Dash, Long Jump, Javelin, 800m Run
Decathlon (Male)
100m Dash, Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump, 400m Dash, 110 Hurdles, Discus, Pole Vault, Javelin, 1500m Run