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Athlete Handbook

Athlete Handbook Updates

Chapter/Appendices Section Change/Update Date of Change
Various Various Update USOC to USOPC 1/2/20
Appendices Page 148 Added updated Black Card Policy 11/18/19
Chapters 6 & 9 6.5, 6.7, 9.5, 9.7 Updated due to addition of JMF/JWF USA World Cup 11/15/19
Various Various Broken Links Fixed 10/5/19

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