Update on U-24 & Junior Team Trials

Aug. 06, 2009, 7:09 p.m. (ET)

Payment Information
For all U-24 and Junior National Team Trials athletes and coaches that have not paid for registration, Friday, August 7th is the early registration deadline. A $50 late fee will be assessed to your account if the payment is not made by 11:59 PM MST. Please log on to https://www.usat.hangastar.com to make your payment if you have already done so. 

Equipment

LaJust Electronic Scoring System to be Used at U-24 & Junior Team Trials

The WTF has recently announced that the LaJust electronic body protector scoring system will be used at the upcoming World Championships in Copenhagen.  Likewise, PATU will be using the LaJust system at the Junior Pan Am Championships this November in El Salvador.  In order to ensure that our athletes become adept with the LaJust scoring system to perform at their maximum abilities at these major international events, the upcoming U-24 Team Trials on Aug. 21, and the Junior National Team Trials/Fight Off on Aug. 22-23, will be using the LaJust electronic scoring system.  Electronic hogu will be provided by USAT and LaJust for use at these events.  The use of LaJust sensor socks will be required.  For those who have not yet purchased the LaJust system sensor socks, they will be available for purchase at the event for $40.  These socks can be used at all future events where the LaJust system is utilized.

You can learn more about the LaJust EBP Products at http://lajust-downloads.s3.amazonaws.com/LaJust%20Product%20Brochure.pdf.

You also can preorder your Electronic Sensor Socks at http://www.lajustsports.com click on the products tab and place your order today! See the LaJust representative at the Trials at the Olympic Training Center to pick up your order.

OTC Paperwork
Also, please remember that all athletes and coaches must complete the Olympic Training Center paperwork in order to become a confirmed athlete or coach. These can be found in your respective attached handbooks. Please fax, mail or scan/email this paperwork to the USAT National Office by August 17, 2009 at 5:00pm MST or you will continue to be a pending athlete or coach until the paperwork is filled out at registration. Here is the OTC paperwork that is required:

  • - Athlete: Bio, HIPPA, Waiver, and Medical History
  • - Coach: Bio, HIPPA, and Waiver

Lodging
Additionally, if you have not made hotel arrangements yet we encourage you to use the USAT discount at the Double Tree - World Arena. The hotel provides complimentary airport transportation from 5am-11pm and is located less than 10 minutes from the Olympic Training Center. Here is there contact information:

Colorado Springs Double Tree Hotel-World Arena
1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., 
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States 80906
Tel: 1-719-576-8900   Fax: 1-719-576-4450
http://doubletree1.hilton.com/en_US/dt/hotel/COSP-DT-Doubletree-Hotel-Colorado-Springs-World-Arena-Colorado/index.do

Schedule
Please see the most current attached schedule

Maps
Also attached are maps of the OTC complex and directions to the OTC from the Double Tree.

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