Meet Information

General Meet Information

The following meet information is a high-level summary of information. Please visit http://www.uagtca.org/ for more detailed meet information.

The United Age Group Track Coaches Association (UAGTCA) will conduct the second of two indoor meets on February 10, 2018 as part of our Indoor Series. This meet is sanctioned by Mid-Atlantic USATF and sponsored solely by the UAGTCA. All Clubs, High School(HS) or Unattached athletes are welcome to compete and must meet the age requirements. Entry into each meet is independent and no prior participation in the series is required to compete in any of these meets.

Online Meet Entry:

Follow the Step-by-Step instructions for additional assistance with Online Meet Entry:

http://www.uagtca.org/UAGTCA_Meet_Registration_howto_2017_v1.pdf

Meet Location: Widener University, OneWidener Place, Chester PA 19013

Packet Pick-up: 7:00 AM

Meet Start Time: 8:00 AM

Entry Fees: $7.00 Per Individual Event - Relays: $24.00 Per Relay Event.

Acceptances will be posted on the UAGTCA website on Thursday,2/8/2018.

NO ENTRY FEES WILL BE RETURNED in the event of rejection.

Entry Deadline: Wednesday, 2/7/2018 at 11:00 PM

Payment Deadline: Wednesday, 2/7/2018 at 11:00 PM

Birth Verification Deadline:Wednesday, 2/7/2018 at 9:00 PM

All athletes' birth date must be verified by the UAGTCA BEFORE entering the athlete in the meet.

All requests for birth date verification can be sent, via e-mailto Diane Jackson, UAGTCA Birth Verifier, at dianejackson@uagtca.org and must be received before the birth verification deadline. The entry deadline will not be extended due to late submission of birth verification documents.

Awards: Ribbons 1st - 6th Place in each event

Timing: Fully Automatic Timing provided by Pioneer Timing

Rules: USATF Rules of Competition

Age Groups: Age division is determined by the athlete's age as of December 31, 2018.

IMPORTANT!!!! When entering athletes in events, BE SURE TO ENTER ATHLETES IN THE CORRECT AGE GROUP to avoid entry rejection.

Year of BirthAge Division

2010 - 2013      8 & Under

2008 - 2009    9-10

2006 - 2007    11-12

2004 - 2005    13-14

2002 - 2003    15-16

2000 - 2001*    17-18

*Athletes born in 1999 and are still 18 years old through the final day of the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships (July 29, 2018) are eligible to compete in the 17-18 age division.

Event Age Limits:

Athletes must be at least 7 years of age, on the day of the meet, in order to participate in the 800 Meter Run or 1500 Meter Run. Athletes must be at least 5 years of age by December 31, 2018 in order to participate in all other events.

Order of Events:

1500 Meter Run, 400 Meter Dash, 800 Meter Run, 4x160 Meter Relay, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put.

There is no fixed time schedule for these meets and the order of events will not change without at least 24 hours' notice. Events do run off quickly; so please plan accordingly. There is no refund for missed events. Every attempt will be made to make event calls over the Public Address System where available.

Event Limitations:

Event limitations for these meets will be strictly enforced. Athletes are permitted to participate in a maximum of three (3) events, one (1) of which must be either a Field or a Relay event.

Use of Relay Alternates:

All relay alternates must be declared by 12:00 noon the day of the meet and must already be entered in the relay event as an alternate and be associated with the team requesting the change.

No Change of Team affiliation is permitted.

Alternates are permitted to scratch from an individual event in order to be eligible to participate on a relay. Requests for alternates must be presented at the registration desk and a permission slip must be secured at the time.

Violation of this rule the first time will result in the suspension of that athlete for one meet. Violation of the rule a second time by the same club or athlete will result in the suspension of the club for the series.



Field Events:There are 3 attempts per athlete in the Long Jump & Shot Put 
permitted in Meet 2.

Implements:

Shot Put:

8&Under                   2kg

9&10                        6lb

11&12                      6lb

13&14 Girls             6lb

13&14 Boys           4KG

HSG                      4KG

HSB                      12lb

Equipment:

Only 1/8" spikes or indoor flats permitted.

Dressing facilities are not available. Athletes must come dressed to run.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:

The UAGTCA will always make every attempt to host each meet as scheduled. In the event of inclement weather, we will post a final determination as to the status of each meet on the main page of our website by 6:00 AM, the morning of the meet. The Campus Safety department of Widener University will make the final determination as to the suitability of their facility to host any of the meets. Appropriate entry fee credits or refunds will be determined by the UAGTCA in the event of a cancellation.





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