Red Hawk Invitational Saturday May 5, 2012
We will be hosting the meet on line athletic.net. Hopefully, you have used the site before. If not they have very good instructional videos on the site. Go to www.athletic.net
your school and go from there. You do not need to enter the names of your relay team unless your are 100% sure who your team members are. You will need to enter at least 1 athlete per relay and put a time in for the team to secure a seed. Do not use the split method to enter your relay time. Entries are due by 8:00 AM Friday, May 4
. If you are having any problems please call or e-mail Rob Neier, girls track coach at school before 2:00 or at home after 7:30 and up to 10:00. The meet will at our track, located behind the high school. If you need directions please contact our Athletic Office at 696-9080. Please unload and park you schools
bus in the parking lot in front of the school by the stadiums main entrance.
My Contact Numbers and e-mail:
Work: (616) 696-1200 ext. 6112
Home: (616) 866-0575
Medals to 6 places (2 inch medals) in individual events and top 3 places for relays. A championship and runner-up trophies along with medals for the champion and runner-up teams for all athletes that competed for your team in the meet.
We will be using the team format that is used at the MITCA Team State meet. You will be able to enter 3 athletes per event and one relay team. All athletes will score for your team. You do not have to enter 3; you can enter less if that is all you have for that event. You must enter online no faxes!! You will be able to scratch and replace at the scratch meeting. After you turn in your scratches and replacements everything else is a scratch. No replacements in individual events once the meet starts.
8:30 Coaches Meeting; donuts, juice, and coffee provided in the wrestling room located behind the Press Box.
9:00 Girls Pole Vault starts
9:30 Girls High Jump (South Pit) and Shot put
Boys Discus and High Jump (North Pit)
Boys and Girls Long jump 9:30 to 11:30. It is an open pit for both genders at the same time at south end of field.
11:00 (Approximately) Girls Discus and Boys Shot Put
11:00 3200 relay
12:00 Regular order of events with timed finals based on your entries. Athletes will be running against the clock for places. There one heat of the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Boys and girls will run those events separately.
The track and field will be open for warm-ups until 10:50 and after the 3200 relay until 11:50. All athletes must be off the track and infield once the running finals have started. Only those athletes who just finished competing and are returning to the bullpen are allowed on the field. Athletes who are on the field and are asked to leave and do not will be removed from the field and disqualified for the rest of the meet.
We will use the three-call system. First, second, and third and final call. Athletes should check in by the second call. The bullpen will be located at the north end of the track by the flagpole
. Exception to this will be the 300 meter hurdles and 200 meter dash. Those will be checked in at the start line for those events. Athletes who have not checked in by the third and final call will be scratched. Athletes will be put in their heats and sent to the start line from the check in area when it time for their race. Relay teams will be sent to their spot from the check in area.
No athletes will be allowed on the infield once the meet starts. All warm ups must be done outside the track.
Boys will run first this season.
If your school wins a relay, please write the names on a piece of paper and get them to the press box if they are not the team you entered.
Individual events will be scored to 24 places (24-23-22-21-20-…3-2-1).
Relays will be scored 48-42-36-30-24-18-12-6
Both high jumps will be done at the same time. Girls in the south pit and boys in the north pit. We will be doing 5 alive. Starting Heights: Boys: 5-0 with 2 inch raises Girls 4-0 with 2 inch raises.
We will be doing 5 alive. Starting heights: Boys 8-0 with 6 inch raises. Girls 6-0 with 6 inch raises.
Open pit boys with girls together. Two hour time limit. All athletes will get 4 attempts no finals.
Shot Put and Discus:
They will throw in flights of eight. Each athlete with get 4 throws (2 and 2) no finals. Athletes will have at most a 10 minute warm-up between flights in the discus. We have a second shot put circle for warm-ups in the shot put after competition starts.
Weigh in of shots and Discus: 8:30 9:15 in the back door of the weight room behind the pressbox.
All team camps and tents must be outside the track. No team camps on the inside the fence.
Results of each event with the running score will be posted outside as soon as possible after each event. Full results will be available about 10-15 minutes after the meet.
We will be selling t-shirts for the invitational for $10.00. Please let your athletes know about the t-shirts.
Participating teams: Cedar Springs, Kenowa Hills, Cadillac, Reed City, Greenville, FHN, Jenison, and Rockford.