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rulebook, they are clear and concise; taking only
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Track and Field Fan’s Guide
If you are looking for the official rules to
track and field, below you will find links to
||USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National
Governing Body for track and field, long-distance
running and race walking in the United States.
||The International Association of Athletic
Federations (IAAF) is the international governing
body of track & field.
||The NFHS is the national governing body
of high school sports. Their rule books are
not offered online, but can be purchased from
the website for $6.75.
||College track and field is governed by the
NCAA. Their rule book is available online
We also have rules links to the following sports:
Track and field
Water polo rules