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College Athletics

Athletics, or Track & Field as it is known in the USA, is one of the most popular sports within the college system. The first athletics meeting was held in 1874, making it one of the oldest sports played at the college level. With over 2,200 university athletics teams, American universities have an abundance of spots to fill, and they look all over the world to find the best athletes to build their teams.

USA college Track & Field has produced some of the worlds greatest and most famous athletes of all time, like Florence Griffiths-Joyner, Steve Prefontaine, Allyson Felix, and Jesse Owens.

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Running at the US collegiate level is one of the highest levels athletes can compete at. Legendary programs like Oregon University and USC have launched the careers of some of the world’s most accomplished athletes, and you could be next on the list!

College Track and Field is run at various levels, from the NCAA D1 down to the NJCAA, meaning athletes at varying level of ability have the opportunity to compete in the USA.

Track and Field has both Indoor and Outdoor seasons, making competition time almost year-round.

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WHEN DO I START?

The journey to the university of your dreams begins right now! The earlier you start, the better, as it allows you to collect video footage, set goals, compile your resume, write the SAT and ensure you are NCAA compliant. The best time to start the process is at the beginning of Grade 10 – but do not worry if you are already past this point. Apply now to speak to one of our expert recruiters who will answer all your questions about the athletics scholarship process!

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A STUDENT ATHLETE

Remember, it’s always the perfect time to begin your journey towards studying at the university of your dreams. Sign up here for a free consultation with one of our recruitment experts. You could join over 300 student-athletes already placed in the USA, competing at the highest level and earning a world-class degree!

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