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Youth Track & Field

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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 Divisions

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.

Register for TAAF

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 $25 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.

Additional resources


4200 S. Freeway, Suite 2200

Adult sports: 817-392-7690
Youth sports: 817-392-7696

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