St. Cloud, Minnesota • June 28, 2014 (tentative date, subject to change)
Entry Fee (For an unlimited number of events)
Adult: $30 before June 3 and $35 after June 3
Youth: $ 25 before June 3 and $30 after June 3
Entry Deadline: June 20, 2014
All age groups, youth and adult, will be run on Saturday, June 28.
All running events will be run as timed finals. Long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus, and javelin will be run cafeteria-style, with three attempts per athlete. Attempts must be made within the allotted time frame. Field events will close promptly at the scheduled time, or earlier if all athletes have finished all their attempts. Click here to see the order of events. Each event will begin promptly upon the completion of the previous event.
Youth event specifications (hurdle height and throwing implement weights) can be found in the sport codes.
Participants may enter as many events as they wish. Participants are encouraged to bring their own implements if possible.
Open to all Minnesota residents. USA Track & Field membership is not required, but encouraged. Participants may not compete in older or younger age divisions. All athletes should bring verification of age.
10 & under, previously Bantam (born 2004 or later); 11-12, previously Midget (born 2002-2003); 13-14, previously Youth (born 2000-2001); 15-16, previously Intermediate (born 1998-1999); 17-18, previously Young (1996-1997*); Open (19-29 years old on June 28, 2014); Masters (30 years old and over on June 28, 2014).
*athletes who are still 18 through the final day of the USATF National Junior Olympic meet, July 27 in Houston, Texas, are eligible to compete in the 17-18 division of the Star of the North Games.
USA Track and Field rules and event specifications will be used, except where modified in writing.
Traditional gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event by age groups. Masters (30 & over) medals will be awarded by five-year age groups (30-34, 35-39, etc.). Medal winners at the 2014 Star of the North Games will earn an invitation to the 2015 State Games of America, July 28-August 2, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Passes are required for admission to all Star of the North Summer Games events and may be purchased for $10 per person at registration check-in, or at the track and field stadium. Admission is free for children 12 and under. All athletes receive a credential for free admission to all competitions and events during the Summer Games.
No refunds will be given if an athlete fails to participate. Competitions will be conducted unless the Star of the North Games Board of Directors or Sport Director(s) determines the weather conditions to be potentially dangerous or life threatening. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.
The Registration Assistance Program (RAP) was created to assist athletes under 18 years of age who may need financial aid to participate in the Games. For more information on RAP, call the Star of the North Summer Games office.
1115 – 20th Avenue NE,
Minneapolis, MN 55418
612.789.3614 (H); email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Sport Director
Contact the Star of the North Games office
763.785.5603 (metro) or 800.756.7827 (toll free)
E-mail address: email@example.com