JOPLIN, MO TO HOST REGION 16 CHAMPIONSHIPS

4/25/2017
 
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The Missouri Valley Association will host the Region 16 Track and Field Championships, July 6-9, 2017, on the campus of Missouri Southern State University, in Joplin, Missouri.  Region 16 is the special designation given to the Association which host that year’s Junior Olympic Championships.  The competition is open to all Missouri Valley Association members meeting the age standards, and is the only qualifying meet for the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic Championships.  Awards will be given to the top three athletes in each event, and the top three scoring teams.  The top 5 places in each individual and relay event, and the top 2 places in the multi-events, will advance to the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic Championships.  “We are really excited about this competition, said Carma Kendall, president of the Missouri Valley Association.  Joplin is a great town, and they love track.”