​​Frequently Asked Question

How do I register my child(ren) for the team? You can register your child(ren) online.

How much is the registration fee? Registration fee varies. Please visit the registration tab.

What does the registration fee cover? The registration fee covers Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) membership, secondary insurance, training and basic team uniform.

Where and when are the track meets? Most of the track meets are on Saturdays (some Sundays) in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.

How long are the track meets? Track meets usually start at 9:00 am and last all day.

When is track and field season? Track and field season starts on January 30th, 2018 and finishes with the AAU National Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa from July 28th to August 4th, 2018.

My child competes in other sports can he/she still join the track team? Yes, however we ask that you let us know when he/she will miss track practice and competitions.

What brand of running shoes does my child need for practice? We do not promote any brand of running shoes. Most of the major brands sell adequate running shoes for kids.

Does my child need running spikes for competition? No, however if you will purchase running spikes for your child we suggest waiting after a few track meets before buying them. Many kids decide that they don't want to run after a few meets.

Where are the AAU National Junior Olympic Games being held? The AAU National Junior Olympic Games 2018 will be held in Des Moines, Iowa.

Where do you practice? We practice at Coral Glade High School on Monday, Coral Springs High School on Tues. and Thurs, and Three Mountain Park in Coral Springs (Sat.).

When will the track meet schedule be available? The final track meet schedule will be available in March of each year.

My child never ran competitively can he/she still join? Yes, the Coral Springs Blazers track club is a developmental club and children of all skill level can join.

What events do you offer? Events include all running events from the 100m-3000m, hurdles, long jump, shot put, high jump, discuss, racewalk and the multi-events (triathlon, pentathlon and heptathlon).

What age division would my child be in? The age division your child will compete in depends on their age as of December 31st, 2018. 

Born in 2012 & After, 5 or 6 years old. 
Born in 2010 & 2011, 7 or 8 years old.
Born in 2008 & 2009, 9 or 10 years old. 
Born in 2006 & 2007, 11 or 12 years old. 
Born in 2004 & 2005, 13 or 14 years old.
Born in 2002 & 2003, 15 or 16 years old.
Born in 2000 and 2001, 17 or 18 years old.

Listed below are the official AAU Age Divisions. 

Age divisions are determined by year of birth.

Age Division Limitations
8 and Under Girls/Boys (Born 2010 and after)                                  Maximum 3 Events including relays
9 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2009)                                                     Maximum 3 Events including relays
10 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2008)                                                   Maximum 3 Events including relays
11 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2007)                                                   Maximum 3 Events including relays
12 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2006)                                                   Maximum 3 Events including relays
13 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2005)                                                   Maximum 4 Events including relays
14 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2004)                                                   Maximum 4 Events including relays
15-16 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2002-2003)                                     Maximum 4 Events including relays                         17-18 year old Women/Men (Born 2000*-2001)                                Maximum 4 Events including relays

*Athletes who are born in 2000 and will not turn 18 years of age during the meet are eligible to compete in the Young Women’s/Men’s Division)