2022 USATF National Junior Olympics Cross Country Championships

Valley United Striders Cross Country Information

This year we will be attending the USATF National Jr. Olympics in College Station Texas

Teams will be assigned according to rankings of our meets after October 30, 2022.

There will be 2 qualifying races to make it to the national race.

All athletes will need to get a USATF membership card on Nov.1st, 2022 . If you have a card already please RENEW your existing card DO NOT get a new number. If you are currently unattached or registered on another team please contact USATF now to attach to our team Valley United #33-015


Here are important details of the next few weeks.

October 30, – last VYC Meet @ Santa Clarita Valley Central Park @ 7:30 am

November 5,- Mandatory Practice @ West Creek Park @ 8:00 am – Santa Clarita

November 13- 2022 – Mandatory – USATF Association Meet- Central Park, Santa Clarita

November 20,- 2022 – Mandatory – USATF Regional meet – Craig Ranch Park North Las Vegas Nv. Live Results

Hotel team block -the Hampton Inn Speedway N. Las Vegas $144.00 per night

Las Vegas –

Please have guests call the hotel directly at (702) 655-0111. When they hear the recording, please dial “0” to reach the front desk directly. If they dial “1”, they will be transferred to a central reservation system that cannot make reservations for the group. Please mention group code: XCC or Valley United Cross Country Striders to link to your group and rate. 

30 rooms

November 19-21

Bulk of the guests for just November 19, but some might stay over

Rate: $144 plus tax per night

Group Code: XCC

December 8-11, 2022 – Mandatory – USATF National Championship Meet – College Station – Tx.

College Station Texas- We do not have a block of rooms for our team but please try to book at The Embassy Suites College Station

I was not able to get a full block for Texas but most of us will try to stay this hotel Please book NOW as it is almost full. You can cancel if your child does not qualify, so please book asap. Please book for Dec. 8th – 11th 

Embassy Suites by Hilton College Station

201 University Dr. E | College Station | TX 77840

Main: 979-260-6000 | Direct: 979-485-5605 | Fax: 979-260-6001

Embassy Suites College Station

Please be sure to join the Valley United team, If you are unsure what team you will be on (not solid in the A team) please check with your coach after Nov. 1st.

Choose C-Team if you have not qualified for an A or B Team.

Choose B-Team – if you have qualified for the B team and plan on competing in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Choose A-Team if your athlete has qualified for the A-Team and is planning on going to College Station, Texas. (Note – In order to be on the A-Team, the athlete must commit to compete at all qualifying meets and College Station Texas, otherwise the athlete will be placed on the B-Team), however if the B-Team is advanced to the National event there may be additional fees to be added to the national event.

Valley Strider XC Post Season Team Sign Ups

USATF Registration

Athletes competing in the USATF will have to purchase membership in the USATF Please make sure you attach your athlete to Valley United Striders USATF team Number is 33-015. You must upload a birth certificate or pass port to be verified at the National office. There is an upload button on the last page after you pay. the fee is $25.00 for membership.


Please be sure to join the Valley United Strider team by clicking the following button.

Order your uniform using the following button.

Valley Strider Uniform Order Form

Please use the following link to order Valley United Striders Merchandise

Valley Strider Merchandise Store


Elaine Bingham
Post Season Coordinator
(661) 373-6897

Welcome to Valley United Striders! 

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the VALLEY UNITED STRIDERS ALL STAR TEAM. Restructured in 1986, Valley United has served as a vehicle for our top athletes of the VYC to unite together and compete locally and nationally.  The team originally goes back into the 1960s. The Valley United Striders is the second oldest team in the State. Our USATF team number is 15.

The Valley United Striders competes in the USA Track and Field circuit as well as the AAU. Over the past decade Valley United has proven itself to be a dominating force locally and a nationally recognized power house.  Our club has produced many National Champions, broken records, set records and won National Team Titles in both Cross Country and Track and Field.

Valley United Striders USATF team Number is 33-015  

Valley United Striders AAU team Number is WYBT8T

Who we are …

The Valley Youth Conference simply put is the Best Conference in Southern California, having been in existence since 1966. The Conference acts as a governing body with well established playing rules and standards that are first and foremost, fair to all competitors.

We are a non-profit volunteer organization devoted to youth through athletics. We offer a year round sports program through football, track & field , cross country, and cheerleading for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Our goal is to provide a safe, healthy environment for our youth to develop in both athletics and citizenship. We encourage scholastic achievement, and have annually awarded thousands of dollars in academic scholarships to graduating high school seniors who have participated in one of our many athletic programs. We encompass the entire San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, Antelope Valley, Pasadena, West Los Angeles area, and Simi Valley.

The Valley Youth Conference helps develop and guide the youth of today into the leaders of tomorrow. Over the past forty years our members have grown up and returned to the Valley Youth Conference as leaders, coaches and volunteers to give children the same opportunities, benefits and rewarding memories that can last a lifetime to the over 5,000 families that participate annually.

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