Today's youth athletes are tomorrow's champions! As the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport, track and field, long distance running, and race walking offer a variety of competitive and fitness opportunities. Competition takes place in five two-year age divisions, with athletes generally falling between the ages of 8 and 18.
Minnesota law requires that information regarding the nature and risks of concussions is made available to all participating coaches, officials, youth athletes (youth is defined as a person through age 18 years of age) and their parents or guardians. Initial online training and additional online training every three years is required of all officials and coaches that is consistent with the current medical knowledge from the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read more on required concussion training HERE