THE CITY WHERE FLORIDA BEGINS
JULY 27 - AUGUST 02, 2020
University of North Florida - 1 UNF Drive Jacksonville , FL 32224
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From Our President
It is with distinct pleasure that I welcome all of the 2020 USATF National Junior Olympics Championship athletes, coaches, and spectators to the beautiful City of Jacksonville.
Congratulations to all of the competitors, who are to be commended for the exceptional dedication required to qualify for this prestigious event.
Countless hours have been dedicated to assuring that every detail of the planning for this event was executed with the goal of assuring that your expectations for a professional and quality championship event were met. I am certain you will find that these expectations and goals were exceeded.
The City of Jacksonville and its residents are excited about your visit to our area, and are prepared to welcome you with our legendary gracious hospitality. I am certain you will recognize our pleasure in having you here as you visit our restaurants, stores and hopefully our local sights and world famous beaches.
Our motto for this event is “Enjoy the Experience. The Best is Yet To Come”. Our administrative team and I have attempted to assure that this 2020 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympics Championships is an experience that you will always remember.
Angela D. Harris, Meet Director
Epitome of Excellence President
USATF Florida Association President