​​​​​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,  basic team uniform, t-shirt, drawstring bag and training.

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 22nd, 2024 and finishes with the AAU National Junior Olympic Games in Greensboro, North Carolina, from July 29th to August 3th, 2024.

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 2024 will be held in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Where do you practice? We practice at a variety of location. The locations depends on availability.  

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, 2024. 

Born in 2018 & After, 5 or 6 years old. 
Born in 2016 & 2017, 7 or 8 years old.
Born in 2014 & 2015, 9 or 10 years old. 
Born in 2012 & 2013, 11 or 12 years old. 
Born in 2010 & 2011, 13 or 14 years old.
Born in 2008 & 2009, 15 or 16 years old.
Born in 2006 and 2007, 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 2016 and after)                                  Maximum 3 Events including relays
9 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2015)                                                     Maximum 3 Events including relays
10 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2014)                                                   Maximum 3 Events including relays
11 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2013)                                                   Maximum 3 Events including relays
12 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2012)                                                   Maximum 3 Events including relays
13 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2011)                                                   Maximum 4 Events including relays
14 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2010)                                                   Maximum 4 Events including relays
15-16 year old Girls/Boys (Born 2008-2009)                                     Maximum 4 Events including relays                         17-18 year old Women/Men (Born 2006
*-2007)                                Maximum 4 Events including relays

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