Tamaqua Blue Raider Invitational

Tamaqua, PA

Meet Information

Online Registration Instructions

8th Annual Tamaqua Blue Raider INVITATIONAL

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Rain Date Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00 am start time)

Friday Start Times:

Field Events 3:30 pm

Running Events 3:45 pm

Facility Information: Tamaqua School District 8 lane synthetic Track surface

Teams: The Blue Raider Invitational allows approximately 15 male teams and 15 female teams represented.

Throwing/Jumping Events, Long jump and Triple jump. These events will consist of each competitor receiving four throws or jumps. The first two will be measured. Places will be determined by those four throws/jumps. There will be no finals. Starting height for the high jump is 42 for females and 52 for males.

For sprinting events (high hurdles, 100, 200), the top runner from each heat will advance to the finals, then the next fastest times depending on the number of trials. A box alley start will be used for the 800m, 1600m, 3200m, and the 3200 relay. A three-turn stagger will be used for the 1600 relay. If we feel there are a lot of competitors for the 800m, we may use more than one heat. One heat of 3200 only, coaches may be asked to count laps.

Field event competitors will sign in at the event. For running events, there will be a paddock area outside the gate near the start line to check in.

Weigh-ins will begin at 2:30 at the concession stand near the finish line. (Times may change depending on circumstances.)

Awards: Medals to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers and ribbons to the 4th, 5th and 6th place finishers in each eventunclaimed awards will be in a packet for the coaches at the end of the meet. First place team plaques will be awarded at the end of the meet.

Members of the coaching staffs may be asked to help with the flow of the meet.

Spike Length: , Starting blocks will be provided.

Concessions will be available for sale during the event

Restrooms are available, locker rooms are not

Trainer will be availableplease bring your own tape, wraps and pre-wrap

Coaches Meeting there will be an 2:45 coaches meeting near the starting line

Contact Person Athletic Director-Mike Hromyak, Director of Athletics @ Tamaqua Area, 570-668-1901 x2040 (mhromyak@tamaqua.k12.pa.us)

Second Contact - Head Coach-Tom Kanger email tkanger@tamaqua.k12.pa.us

Tents can be placed on the visitors side bleachers only. Also not behind the home bleachers because the Javelin throwing area.


The first six places will score in the meet. The system will be 10-8-6-4-2-1 for all events including relays