Meet Information

Scott Pell Memorial Invitational
Franklin Jr/Sr High School
246 Pone Lane
Franklin, PA 16323

February 4, 2018

Dear Coaches:

The Annual Franklin Scott Pell Invitational Track Meet for 7th and 8th grade students will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The meet will start with field events beginning @ 3:30 PM and the track events beginning @ 4:00 PM. There will be a coaches meeting prior to the start of the meet.

Eligible athletes (boys and girls) must presently be enrolled in 7th or 8th grade. An adult representative must accompany each team or individual. Teams or individuals must be PIAA member or school affiliated. Each participant is permitted to compete in a maximum of 3 (three) individual events. This would include relays. There will be no limit to the number of athletes or relay teams that can enter an event.

We will be seeding this years invitational through Miles Split. You will register your athletes, along with their events/performance times or distances on this web site. I will be sending out an e-mail on how to use this site. The last day to register athletes is tentatively set for Friday, April 27, 2018. We encourage you to enter actual performance times and distances for the year to ensure accuracy in seeding properly. If there are any changes, I will be in touch.

Entry Fee: $10.00 per athlete or $90 per school. Entry fee should be received by
April 27, 2018. Scratch only after this date.

Please make checks payable to: Red & Black Club, 246 Pone Lane, Franklin, PA 16323

The track is located at Franklin High School on Pone Lane, mile east of Route 8, south of Franklin. There is a traffic light on Route 8 at Pone Lane. Buses will drop the teams off at the field and be routed to park at an off-site location until school is dismissed.

The track has modern polyurethane surface. The jumping runways are also made of polyurethane.
The shot and discus circles are on concrete surfaces.
Running shoes without spikes or track shoes with 1/8 spikes must be worn on all polyurethane surfaces.
Team uniforms are not mandatory. Competitors must wear the usual track clothing when competing.
Jewelry and headwear rules will be enforced.
Ribbons will be awarded for the top 6 places in each event (boys & girls). Because of computerized seeding, add on will be permitted to run the event but not entitled to a ribbon.

Attached, you will find an Order of Events. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Varsity Girls Head Coach Jason Wargo at or by phone 724-683-0266. Our athletic director is Becky Barnes. Her e-mail address is, Becky can be reached @ 814-432-2121 Ext. 2114.

Hope to see you on May 2nd

Paul Weidman & Colleen Haynes
Junior High Head Coaches

Scott Pell Memorial Invitational
May 2, 2018
Order of Events

Coaches Meeting
3:20 PM
Near the finish line

Field Events:

Session 1
Boys Shot
Girls Discus
Girls High Jump (start 36)
Boys Long Jump
Boys Triple Jump
Girls Javelin

Session 2
(Immediately after Session 1)
Boys Discus
Girls Shot
Girls Long Jump
Boys High Jump (start 42)
Girls Triple Jump

Track Events:

4:00 PM
3200 Relay (Girls/Boys)
100 M Low Hurdles (Girls) (30)
110 M Low Hurdles (Boys) (33)
100 M Dash (Girls/Boys)
1600 M Run (Girls/Boys)
4X1 Relay (Girls/Boys)
400 M Run (Girls/Boys)
300 M Hurdles (Girls/Boys) (30)
800 M Run (Girls/Boys)
200 M Dash (Girls/Boys)
3200 M Run (Girls/Boys)
4X4 Relay (Girls/Boys)

Boys Javelin

Each competitor in the shot, discus, (high, long and triple jumps) and javelin will get three (3) tries only.
High Jumpers will be eliminated after three (3) unsuccessful tries
Boys will throw a 4.0 kilogram shot (8 lb. 13oz.)
Girls will throw a 6 lb. shot
Boys and Girls will throw a 1.0 kilogram discus
Boys and Girls will throw girls javelin
There will be no pole vault.
Hurdle specifications as per National Federation of State High School Association Rules for Junior High Competition

Places in track events will be determined by time. Places in field events will be determined by distance or heights.
There is always the possibility of a technical failure. As a back-up, all participating athletes should have a sticker with his/her last name, first initial, name of event, and school listed.

In case of a weather emergency, please have all your athletes report to their busses