PTFCA Indoor Track Carnival 2024

Bethlehem, PA

Meet Information

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The Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association proudly announces its 33rd annual Indoor Track Carnival. This event will be held at Lehigh University's brand new 200 meter, 6 lane oval with 6 lanes on the straight and promises to be a spectacular event for all levels of competition. This year's meet will be run at metric distances except for the field events and the Mile run.

This year we will limit the number of competitors in each event to shorten the length of the meet. We will accept the top 18 entrants in the 60 dash, 60 hurdles, 200, 400, 800, mile, 4 x 200, 4 x 400, and 4 x 800. The 3000 meter run and the Distance Medley will be limited to the top 15 entrants. Field events will be limited to the top 18 entrants. Each team will be allowed only one competitor per event. Competitors will be allowed to compete in four events. Seeding will be by committee whose decision is final. No substitution of competitors will be allowed. Also, no food, or drinks, will be allowed as per Lehigh's instructions. There will be a concession area where food can be purchased. 

Entry Fee: $15 per individual per event, $40 per relay or $175 per boys or girls team. Acceptances will be posted on the PTFCA website on Monday, February 5, following a seeding meeting. Entry fees will be paid at the meet for those accepted.

Awards: Medals will be awarded to the top five competitors in each event. No team score will be kept.

Equipment: Pyramid spikes of .25" or less will be allowed for all track and field events except for the Shot Put. Blocks, provided by Lehigh, can be used in the finals of the 60 hurdles and 60 dash, no other events. Entrance in the shot put MUST bring their own indoor shot. 

Timing/uniforms: FinishLynx fully automatic timing. Each competitor must wear their official school uniform. The decision of the meet referee concerning uniforms will be final. PIAA, PTFCA, and National Federation rules will be in effect.

Important: Each team will be required to provide one person to help officiate the meet. You MUST email Ron Lopresti ( with your officiating request by February 5 or you will be assigned a job based on need. All teams must clean-up their area before leaving. 

Closing of entries
: Entries must be submitted via MileSplit Online by Sunday, February 4, 2024 at 11:59pm. Checks are to be made payable to "PTFCA".  Please bring payment to the meet.

Special note:  The meet is open only to PA schools.

Order of Events: All events will run one after the other. Athletes must clerk in when the event is called or be scratched. No substitution of athletes will be permitted.

Field events: Begin promptly at 10:00 AM.





Track events: Begin promptly at 10:00 AM. We will run each event followed by the next. All track events will be girls then boys.

4 x 800 meter relay

60m Hurdles trials: ( top 6 times to finals)

60m Dash trials: ( top 6 times to finals)

Mile run

60m Hurdles finals

60m Dash finals

400 meter dash

800 meter run

200 meter dash

3000 meter run

4 x 200 meter relay

Distance Medley (1200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m)

4 x 400 meter relay