- Registration


When and Where

Registration for university athletes and athletes training all year round is due January 1st.

Most other athletes (e.g., JD athletes) will register at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) which takes place in early February or at the Parent Information Meeting near the start of JD training in April. Details about the AGM and Parent Information Meeting will be posted as bulletins on our home page a couple of weeks before. Parents of first time JD registrants are strongly encouraged to attend the Parent Information Meeting.

How Much

The annual registration fees are:
  • Junior Development Program - $350
  • Midgets/Juveniles/Juniors/Seniors Program - $450
For families registering more than one athlete, the fee is reduced by 20% for the youngest child registered. For families seeking financial assistance for their athlete to participate, please see the KidSportJumpstart, and the Athletics for Kids websites.

Fees paid to the Coquitlam Cheetahs are eligible for the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit for children under 16 years of age at any time during the year effective January 1st. A tax receipt will be issued during the track season if requested.

The above fees cover the following items which promote the annual operation of the club:
  • B.C. Athletics fee ($60 for JD, $70 for Midget (14), $73.50 for Midget (15), $94.50 for Youth, Junior and Senior). Please note that the BC Athletic fee is mandatory for all athletes.
  • Registration for three (3) events for each JD athletes at selected track meets listed in the Highlighted BCJD Track Meets section of the Parent Information Manual plus the JD pentathlon to a maximum of 27 entries (or 24 entries plus the pentathlon). Also included is a relay event for each meet. The club covers all the events at the Jesse Bent meet.
  • Staging of the Annual Jesse Bent Memorial Cheetah Invitational Track Meet.
  • Equipment for training sessions and track meets.
  • Equipment replacement.
  • Annual Banquet.
  • Trophies and awards.
  • Daily operation expenses for printing, postage, telephone, photocopying etc.
Junior Development athletes wishing to withdraw must provide written notice of withdrawal (email is acceptable) to the club registrar within three weeks of the start of the program. The club will refund monies received less any expenses incurred (e.g., BC Athletics registration fee, etc.) by the club. The Board of Directors will consider all other refund requests on a case-by-case basis.

What You Need to Register

To register you will need to bring:
  • Completed registration form
  • Cheque or money for the registration fee (see above, no credit cards). Please make cheques payable to Coquitlam Cheetahs Track and Field Club.
  • Copy of birth certificate for athlete (to verify their age)
Uniform Deposit

Athletes receive a club uniform and tracksuit. A $100 deposit is required for all tracksuits and uniforms issued. This deposit will be returned when the tracksuit and uniform are returned.

Further Questions or Concerns about Registration

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about registration.