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2022 American JavFest Competition & Clinic Set For July 8-9

Here are the 2022 American JavFest start lists with flights, plus the entry list.



May 24, 2022 -- We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the 8th Annual American JavFest on Friday, July 8 - Saturday, July 9 at East Stroudsburg HS, in East Stroudsburg, PA.  The weekend will include Novice, High School Emerging Elite and High School Championship competition on Friday, then Open and Elite competition on Saturday.  

Registration for the meet is $40 per athlete and can be completed HERE (

The Meet Info page includes current qualifying guidelines, meet schedule and more.

The weekend now includes a NEW separate clinic, also at East Stroudsburg HS, hosted by most of the same great group of coaches that help host and run the meet. The clinic runs Saturday morning, July 9, from 9am - noon, prior to the day's competition.  Registration is $50 and is open to all throwers, ages 11 and up.  Please go HERE to read more about the clinic and register for it.

The spirit of the American JavFest has always been to include competition at every age and ability level, plus some great teaching and educational opportunities. Elites in past JavFests have successful chased national and international standards as they sought to qualify for Team USA in Olympic, World and Pan-American competition. NSAF Project Javelin co-founder Jeff Gorski started the American JavFest many years ago and, thanks to Barry Krammes, Tom Pukstys and others, it continues today.  The current version of the meet was launched in 2015.

The JavFest is the NSAF's stateside version of the great Pihtipudas Javelin Carnival in Finland, sharing the joys of the javelin with throwers of all ages. The unique event allows athletes, coaches and fans of the sport to be fully engaged educationally, socially and competitively.

Here are the FULL RESULTS for the 2021 American JavFest!

2022 Schedule of Events

Updated 7/8/2022
Friday, July 8 schedule
Saturday, July 9 Schedule
  • 9am-Noon -- American JavFest/Furey Athletics clinic, with coaches including 2-time Olympian Sean Furey, Jeff Gorski, Tom Pukstys, Barry Krammes, Matt Tholis, Rob Woosley and Josh Honz.
  • 11:30am  --  Check In (begins at 11:30am, continues to start of final event; please check in at least an hour before your event)
  • 1:00pm  --  Open Men
  • 2:30pm --  Open Women
  • 4:00pm  --  Elite Women
  • 5:00pm -- Elite Men

2022 Clinic Coaching Staff

(in alpha order, compiled by Barry Krammes)

  • Sean Furey (two-time Olympian and Coach at Furey Athletics)
  • Josh Honz (ESU legend from Jim Thorpe High School)
  • Barry Krammes (78.97M PR and two-time Olympic Trials Finalist, East Stroudsburg South HS and Javelin Factory Coach and unofficial mayor of East Stroudsburg)
  • Tom Pukstys (Former American Record Holder in the Javelin, Olympic Finalist in 1996, Coach at Samford University and USA Javelin Project, Hardest Working Javelin Thrower in History!)
  • Matt Tholis (JavFest Veteran, Coach at Lamar University, ESU School Record Holder)
  • Rob Woosley (Former LSU and current USA Javelin Project Clinic Coach)



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