Frequently Asked Questions

What are the important deadlines/dates for convention?

December 1 (11:55pm ET) USTFCCCA Convention registration: early rate ends
December 1 (11:55pm ET) Convention registration cancellation deadline (50% refund up to this date only)
December 1 Final day to make hotel reservations at USTFCCCA Convention rate (pending room availability)
December 18-19 Track & Field Academy Courses offered on these dates (NOTE: TFA Course Fees are not included in Convention registration fees)

What are the accepted methods of payment for the Convention registration?
Using our online registration system, you can pay by credit card or indicate that you wish to pay by check. If paying by check or money order, select the “Pay By Check” option at checkout and proceed through the checkout process.  You will have the opportunity to print an invoice that should be returned with your check or money order. Payment must be postmarked to the USTFCCCA offices by November 30, 2021. Otherwise, please bring your payment in person to the convention.

Can I register for the Convention on-site?
Yes, but a late registration fee will apply. The USTFCCCA is equipped to accept payment of your registration fee via cash, check, or credit card on-site.

What is the USTFCCCA’s cancellation policy for Convention registration fees?

The USTFCCCA will provide a refund of convention registration fees minus a $25 administrative fee for any registrant who cancels his/her registration on or before December 1.  A $200 credit (which can be applied towards TFA courses or future Convention registrations) will be provided to convention registrants who cancel their registration after December 1.

Contact the USTFCCCA national office at 504-599-8900 or

Is parking available on-site at the hotels?
Self-parking is available at the JW Marriott ($30 plus tax per day) and valet parking ($40 plus tax per day) is available at Grande Lakes Orlando.

Are any meals included in my registration fee?
Yes, the following meals are included in the convention registration fee:

Are any of the social events scheduled to occur outdoors?
Yes. All lunches will be held outside. The MONDO Party on Thursday, December 16 will also be held outside.

What’s the weather like in Orlando in December?
The average high temperature is around 76 degrees while the average low is around 55 degrees. Attendees may need a jacket for the Wednesday evening MONDO Party, which will be held outdoors.

Is there a dress code for any of the events?
The general dress code for the convention is casual. However, for those attending The Bowerman and/or the Hall of Fame presentations, the appropriate dress is cocktail attire for women and coat and tie for the men.
Learn more about the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association at the USTFCCCA Website

Contact Us

For questions regarding registration for the convention or Track & Field Academy, contact the USTFCCCA national office at 504-599-8900 or

For questions regarding the USTFCCCA Supporter Program or vendor access to the convention, contact Dave Svoboda at 504-620-8391 or

For questions regarding media credentials or coverage, contact Tyler Mayforth at 504-599-8904 or

For questions regarding anything to do with the JW Marriott or Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes (except for the USTFCCCA Roommate Finder service), contact the hotel directly at 407-206-1100.