The Florida Youth Track and Field Association, Inc. (FLYTAF) is a Florida not-for-profit corporation. The FLYTAF is an athletic organization that provides athletes the opportunity to compete in track and field events, at the local and national levels. Participants are male and female athletes, ages five through eighteen primarily from Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Many athletes travel from other counties within the State of Florida.
Our organization provides thousands of young athletes with exciting and quality track and field meets that are geared toward enhancing their development in the sport. Many of the athletes in our program have qualified and competed in USA and (AAU) Amateur Athletic Union National Junior Olympics, based on the many hours of dedication and challenges they have endured. The focus of the FLYTAF is not just to develop great athletes, but to also instill the value of hard work, morals, and discipline. The coaching and administrative staff’s positive role modeling provides our participants with experiences which will transform these athletes into tomorrow's leaders.
FLYTAF is an entirely volunteer organization that relies on community support to accomplish its program objectives. The scheduled athletic events will reach several thousand young people each year and provides them with supervised activities geared toward enhancing their development by using physical fitness and positive mental discipline to achieve their goals.
The purpose of the Florida Youth Track and Field Association, Inc. Shall be to develop sportsmanship as a philosophy of life, utilizing the tenets of good sportsmanship; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of human kind, community life and the World.