Meet Information

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Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference
Track & Field Championship Meet



Dear LHAC Track Coaches and Athletic Directors:

This is an information packet for the Laurel Highlands Girls and Boys Track and Field Championship Meet to be held at Saint Francis University on Tuesday May 10th, 2016. Field Events begin at 2:00 and running events begin at 2:30. Rain Date will be May 11th.

General Information

All seeding information will be done electronically using Penntrack. Entries may be submitted online, starting on April 23. Entries must be entered no later than Thursday May 5, 2016 at midnight. Questions may be sent to: Randy Wilson, Central Cambria (rwilson@cencam.org) School 814-472-8860 Ext 206 or cell 814-659-8513.
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Limits of Competition

There will be a maximum of two contestants per scheduled event. No athlete can participate in more than 4 events.

Scratches / Additions

We will make scratches in the running events at the coaches’ meeting. Substitutions will be unseeded and not substituted for a scratched competitor. No seeding will take place at the coaches’ meeting. Substitutions in the field events will replace the scratched competitor.

Order of Events

Order of heats will be from slow to fast. Substitutions will be placed in the slow heat.

Timing of the Meet

Timing for the meet will be F.A.T. done by Lex Mercado.

Coaches / Spectators

Coaches, there will be no restrictions to your movements during the meet. Please assist us in running an orderly meet by policing your own. Absolutely no spectators will be permitted inside the fence.

Order of Flights

There will be one (1) flight in each field event. We will run open pits for the long jump from 2:00 until 3:45 and triple jump from 4:00 until 5:45. Each competitor will receive four jumps. There will be No Extension of Time!



Throwing Events

Flights in the throwing events will be run in reverse order to the seeding as best as possible. Markers will be used in the Javelin and Discus where we will only measure a thrower’s best throw. All throws in the shot put will be measured. In each event, the competitor will receive four throws. Consideration will be given to athletes in multiple events.

Spikes and Starting Blocks

No spikes longer than 3/16” will be permitted. Any competitor found using longer spikes will automatically be disqualified. Spikes are not permitted in the stands. Starting blocks will be provided.

Awards

Trophies will be awarded to the team champions. Medals will be awarded for first place, ribbons for places two to six. All awards will be distributed at the end of the meet. Scoring will be for the first 8 places as follows 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.

Refreshments

There will be a concession stand open. There will be LHAC T-shirts available at the meet.

Workers

Schools will be assigned to specific events.

Parking

All buses transporting athletes will drop off athletes at the track & field complex and then park at the Stokes Center.

Admission

$3 for Adults and $1 for Students.


(NO FOOD OR DRINK IS PERMITTED INSIDE OF THE FENCE ON THE TRACK OR TURF. WATER ONLY ON TURF-NO SPORTS DRINKS OR SUNFLOWER SEEDS)












2016 Girls & Boys LHAC
Track & Field Championship Meet
Tuesday May 10th


SCHEDULE
1:45 Coaches Meeting

Field events – one flight each - 4 Throws for each competitor
2:00 Boys Javelin
Girls Discus

Approx 3:15 Girls Javelin
Boys Shot

Approx 4:30 Girls Shot
Boys Discus

Jump events – one flight each - 4 Jumps for each competitor
2:00 Boys Long Jump – Pit #1 – Open Pit (2:00-3:30)
Girls Long Jump – Pit #2 – Open Pit (2:00-3:30)
Boys Pole Vault (Starting Height - Boys 9’0”)
Girls High Jump (Starting Height – Girls 4’2”)

Girls Pole Vault will follow Boys Pole Vault (Starting Height – Girls 7’0”)
Boys High Jump will follow Girls High Jump (Starting Height – Boys 5’2”)

Girls Triple Jump – Pit #1 – Open Pit (3:45-5:15)
Boys Triple Jump – Pit #2 – Open Pit (3:45-5:15)

Running Events
In each event, the girls will run first followed by boys
Heats will be run slowest to fastest
All 8 lanes will be used (3 heats, 8 per heat).
There will be two heats for the 800, 1600, 4x100, and 4x400.
2:30 3200 Relay
100/110 Hurdles
100M
1600M
400 Relay
400M
300 Hurdles
800M
200M
3200M
1600 Relay


All running events are timed finals.

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