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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE THE JUNIOR OLYMPIC "ALL NEBRASKA TEAM"?

JUNIOR OLYMPIC TRACK & FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
The highest placing medalist in an individual event at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in each age division. If more than one athlete in an age division tie for the highest place, each will receive an award. If there is not a medalist in a particular age division, then no award will be given in that age division.
 
NATIONAL JUNIOR OLYMPIC TRACK & FIELD RELAY MEDALISTS
All members of a relay team that place in the top eight at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships will recognized.
 
RUSS WHITE JUNIIOR OLYMPIC COMBINED EVENT ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
The highest placing medalist in a combined event at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in each age division.

ALL NEBRASKA TRACK & FIELD TEAM
 
1. The athlete must not have already been selected as a Junior Olympic Track & Field, Junior Olympic Combined Event, or Junior Olympic Race Walk Athlete of The Year.
 
2. The Bantam, Midget, or Youth athlete must have participated in at least two (2) USATF-sanctioned non-Junior Olympic meets. The Intermediate or Young Men/Women athletes must have participated in at least one (1) USATF-sanctioned non-Junior Olympic meet.
 
3. The athlete must have achieved at least one of the following during the 2007 USATF track & field season:
     a. Broke an existing Nebraska Association record
     b. National Junior Olympics (California) medalist
     c. National Youth Outdoor medalist
     d. Regional Junior Olympics (Minnesota) champion
     e. Association Junior Olympics (Burke) champion
 
Note:  Only the athlete's individual-event (i.e. track, race walk, combined event) performances are considered for eligibility criteria. Relay-event performances are not considered.
 
4. Must have a completed athlete nomination form submitted to the awards committee by the deadline established by the Association.