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Awards & Prize Money

A Gold Medal, emblematic of the Championships of the United States of America, will be given to the winner of each Championship event, a Silver Medal to second place, and Bronze Medals to both third and fourth places.

Prize Money
For the 2016 USATF Indoor Championships, USATF will pay prize money to the first through fourth place finishers in each Championship event. The prize structure is as follows:

1st - $5,000
2nd - $3,000
3rd - $1,250
4th - $750

  • Athletes are eligible to receive prize money in more than one event.
  • Athletes who are eligible to receive prize money will receive their checks via mail (U.S. Postal Service) approximately 2 weeks from the last day of competition (pending proper forms are completed and submitted for processing), of the 2016 USATF Indoor Championships.
  • Athletes who are eligible to receive prize money for this event are required to complete the following IRS W-9 form :IRS Form W-9: Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification (PDF, via  When submitting W-9’s via fax (fax number:317-261-0514) attach a cover page with the following information:
    • Attention: Sariyu "Beka" Suggs
    • Event: 2016 USATF Indoor Championships
  • Please make sure your mailing address is up-to-date with USATF. Payments will be processed via the address provided on the completed IRS W-9 forms on file for that payment year.
  • Athletes with remaining collegiate eligibility please check with your university compliance department to see if you are eligible to receive this prize money according to NCAA rules.


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