Youth Track & Field
The City of Fort Worth operates Youth Track Meets for teams and unattached runners during June and July. The Track & Field program is affiliated with the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF), and hosts the Region 12 Qualifier Meet where athletes attempt to qualify for the TAAF Summer Games. This year’s games will be held Thursday, July 26, through Sunday, July 29, in College Station.
Age is based on dates outlined in the TAAF Track & Field Rules.
- 8 and under: Pee Wee
- 9-10: Bantam
- 11-12: Midget
- 13-14: Junior
- 15-16: Intermediate
- 17-18: Seniors
Cost and registration information
Athletes and teams must be an affiliate member of TAAF in order to run at City of Fort Worth track meets.
Once teams and runners are registered with TAAF as Affiliates/Unattached Runners, each athlete must be registered in the city’s Youth Athletics Program to run at any city meet, including the Region 12 Qualifier.
Registration with the city is $20 per runner, and is good for all season events and practices. City staff will work with coaches and parents of unattached runners to register athletes with the city.
For additional information, contact YAP Athletics.
4200 S. Freeway, Suite 2200
Adult sports: 817-392-7690
Youth sports: 817-392-7696
Heat Illness Prevention
Before your team hits the practice field, learn what to do about and how to prevent heat illnesses, heart conditions and head injuries on your team.