SRU High School Invt (Canceled) 2021

Slippery Rock, PA

Meet Information

Online Registration Instructions

SRU High School Meet : 






General Notes:SRU Track and Field is proud to host the "Rock Relays" SRU High School Invt. Coaches if you are interested in attending please confirm with Bill Jordan no later than April 6th, 2020.   

Entry Fee:The entry fee is $175 per team ($350 both genders) and $20 for individual entries. Please make checks out to "Slippery Rock University Track and Field".  

Entry Procedures: Submit all entries on PA Milesplit by 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, 2020. No late entries will be accepted. Only enter actual marks from current season or last season, no estimating. Convert all hand times to FAT by adding .24. Incorrectly, entered marks will be changed to No Time or No Distance. 

Entry Limitations:All schools will be allowed to enter three individuals and one relay per event.

Packet Pickup:Coaches my pick up their team packet at the clerking tent starting at 8 a.m.. Any unpaid entire fees should be paid at this time. 

Admission:    Students and children free, Adults $5.00. 

T-Shirts:        A limited number of "Rock Relays." T-shirts will be for sale. 

Team Tents:  Please refer to the facility map for acceptable team tent locations.  No tents will be allowed on the home side bleachers from the press box towards the finish line.

Parking:        Please refer to campus map for bus and car parking locations.

Locker Rooms: Due to the size of this meet, no locker rooms will be provided. Restrooms are located at both ends of the stadium.  

Coaches Meeting: 9:00am Clerking Tent

Athlete Declaration: In an effort to streamline the meet, all running events will be seeded on the fly. Coaches are responsible for declaring all running event entries. Any athlete who is not declared as running will be scratched. Declarations will take place at the clearking tent. Field event athletes do not need to declare for their events. All field athletes must check in 30 min before start of first flight.    

Declaration Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.    (3200m, 4 x 800m, 100m/110m Hurdles, 100m, 1600m)

Before Start of 1600m          (4 x 100m Relay, 400m, 300m Hurdles, 800m)

Before Start of 800m            (200m, 2K Steeplechase, 4 x 400m Relay)

Clerking:Following the declaration period, heat sheets will be posted at the clerking tent for athletes and coaches to review. All running events will receive hip numbers. Athletes need to report to the clerking tent at least 10 minutes prior to the start of their race to receive hip numbers. Athletes will report to the start line once they have received their hip number and heat assignment.       

Infield Access: Coaches will have access to the infield of the stadium throughout the meet for coaching of student athletes. Athletes may warm up on the infield of the stadium but are asked to leave the infield area following the conclusion of their event. No spectators or non-competing athletes will be allowed on the infield at any time. Coaches and athletes will only be able to enter the infield through the clerking tent at the scoreboard end of the stadium.  

Implement Inspection:Weigh-ins for all throwing events will take place adjacent to the concession stand at the main stadium entrance. Weigh-ins will begin at 7:30 a.m. and end promptly at 9:30 a.m. 

Blocks: SRU will provide traditional starting blocks for all sprinting events. Athletes using Moyas blocks should bring their own.Only athletes using Moyas blocks will be allowed to change blocks. 

Spikes: 1/4 inch pyramid spikes only.

Competition Format: Prelims and finals will be run for the 100m Dash and 100/110m High Hurdles. All other running events will be seeded based on time and conducted as a timed final.  The top 9 field event athletes will advance to a final. 

Pole Vault:Pole vault will be broken up into developmental and championship flights.    Developmental athletes will jump off a standard runway. Championship athletes will jump from a raised runway. Athletes will warm up on the vacant runway, during the preceding competition. As soon as the preceding competition is over the officials will switch runways and begin the competition.   

Long Jump:Slippery Rock University has constructed a new 140-foot long jump runway located at the scoreboard end of the stadium. All long jumps will take place on this runway.    

Triple Jump:There are two Triple jump pits at the stadium; both are located outside the track on the home side of the bleachers. We will utilize the runway that provides the best wind for the event.   

Javelin Event Note:Boys and Girl's Javelin throwing will be contested in two different locations: Boys will be contested the all-weather runway behind the scoreboard. Girls will be contested at the all-weather runaway located across Harmony road from stadium. See map in this packet.

Awards: A champion and runner-up trophy will be presented to the top two girls and boys teams at the conclusion of the meet. The individual who scores the most overall points during the meet will also receive the Rock MVP award at this time. Medals will be given to the top eight athletes immediately following each event. All awards will take place at the 50-yard line.  Please instruct your athletes to report directly to the awards podium following the conclusion of their event. No classifications will be used for team or individual scoring, all athletes will compete together.   

Tentative Meet schedule: We will make corrections to the meet information and schedule as needed.  These may include changes in field event time schedules, minimum mark lines for throwing events, and starting heights for jumps. All updated meet information will be provided at the coaches meeting.




Although the SRU HS Invitational will not require coaches to work events, we do recognize that many coaches have great officiating abilities and enjoy helping. If you or anyone on your staff would like to help officiate during the meet, please fill out the application form below and E-mail it to Bill Jordan at no later than April 6, 2020. I will notify coaches of their assignments by e-mail on Monday, April 13, 2020. High School  Coaches chosen to help officiate the meet will receive free SRU track and field apparel and lunch. All Volunteer officials should report to the clerking tent for an officials meeting at 8:45 a.m.  




OFFICIALS MEETING:   8:45 a.m. Clerking Tent

COACHES MEETING:     9:00 a.m. Clerking Tent

FIELD EVENTS:   All weigh-ins between 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

10:00 AM      Men's Discus & Shot Put:    (Main Throwing Circles) 

Boy's Shot Put           (Check in 9:30 a.m.)  

Boy's Discus              (Check in's following 3rd flight of boy's SP)

10:00 AM      Women's Discus & Shot Put: (Far Throwing Circles)

Girl's Discus             (Check in 9:30 a.m.)

Girl's Shot Put          (Check in's following 3rd flight of girl's DT)

10:00 AM      Javelin Rotation:      (Runway located across Harmony Road)

Boy's Javelin            (Check in 9:30 a.m.)  

Girl's Javelin            (Check in's following the competition of Men's JT)

10:00 AM     Long Jumps Rotation:        (Scoreboard Runway)

Girl's Long Jump      (Check in 9:30 a.m.)

Boy's Long Jump     (Check in's following competition of girl's LJ)

10:00 AM     Triple Jumps Rotation:      (Downwind Runway)

Boy's Triple Jump    (Check in 9:30 a.m.)

Girl's Triple Jump    (Check in's following competition of boy's TJ)

10:00 AM     Pole Vault Rotation:           (Two Runways, Scoreboard End of Stadium)

Girl's Developmental Pole Vault    (Check in 9:00am,  Pit opens for warm ups at 9:15)

Girl's Championship Pole Vault     (Check in 9:30 am, Pit opens for warm ups at start of developmental girl's PV.

Boy's Developmental Pole Vault   (Check in after Dev. girl's PV)

           Pit opens for warm ups at start of championship girl's PV.

Boy's Championship Pole Vault    (Check in after Dev. girl's PV)

           Pit opens for warm ups at start of developmental boy's PV.

10:30 PM       High Jump Rotation:            (Two pits may be used depending on size of field)

Boy's High Jump       (Check in 9:30 a.m.)

Girl's High Jump       (Check in's following the competition of boy's HJ)





RUNNING EVENTS: (Rolling schedule)  9:30 AM        All Athletes must be declared before 9:00 a.m.

Girls 3200m               

Boys 3200m

Girls 100m Hurdle Prelims

Boys 110m Hurdle Prelims

Girls 100m Prelims

Boys 100m Prelims

Girls 4 x 800m Relay

Boys 4 x 800m Relay

Boys 110m Hurdle Finals

Girls 100m Hurdle Finals

Boys 100m Finals

Girls 100m Finals

Girls 1600m

Boys 1600m

All Athletes must be declared before the start of the girls 1600m.

Girls 4x100m Relay

Boys 4x100m Relay

Girls 400m

Boys 400m

Girls 300m Hurdles

Boys 300m Hurdles

Girls 800m

Boys 800m

All Athletes must be declared before the start of the girls 800m.

Girls 200m

Boys 200m

Girls *2K Steeplechase

Boys *2K Steeplechase

Girls 4 x 400m Relay

Boys 4 x 400m Relay