Section 9 Complaint Form

Section 9 of the USOPC Bylaws provides a process by which an athlete, coach, trainer, manager, administrator or other official may file a complaint with the USOPC against a National Governing Body alleging that he/she has been denied, or threatened to be denied, with the opportunity to participate in a Protected Competition, as defined in the USOPC bylaws.

File a Complaint

  • Online Form

    Complaints may be filed electronically on the form below

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  • Email Submission

    File a complaint through email submission of this form to

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For more information on rights under Section 9, to seek advice regarding the opportunity to participate, or for assistance in mediating disputes, athletes may contact the Athlete Ombuds at 719.866.5000 or, or visit