9th Annual Houston Christian High School
Middle School Invitational Track & Field Meet
Dates: Wednesday & Thursday March 31 & April 1. On Wednesday we will have the girl’s field events and the boys running events, and then on Thursday the boys will have field events and the girls running events.
Time: The meet will start at 4:00 p.m. both dates.
Location: Houston Christian High School, located on the corner of the Sam Houston Toll Rd. and Kempwood, about 3 miles north of I10. The address is 2700 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N.
Divisions: There will be 12 divisions, 6th grade girls, 6th grade boys, 7th grade girls, 7th grade boys, 8th grade girls, and 8th grade boys, with a small school, Division 1(average of 55 or fewer per grade for the total student body), and large school, division 2(average of 56 or more per grade for the total student body).
Entry Fee: $100 for each boys or girl’s team, or $40 per division, or $5 per athlete. If you have fewer than 8 athletes in one division you will be ahead paying per athlete. The maximum any school could pay would be $200. If you only bring 7th and 8th grade athletes the maximum is $160. Make checks payable to HCHS track.
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, March 30 at 10 p.m. online at athletic.net. Please enter the correct division. Please contact Joe Mellor at email@example.com for any tech questions.
Number of Events per Athlete:
Each athlete may participate in 5 events, but not more than 3 running events, and then only 2 individual events out of the 400m, 800m, 1200m, or 1600m. They may run the 400m, 800m, and the 4x400m relay, but not 3 individual events that are 400m or longer.
FAT: We will be using “Flash Timing.” All races will be finals against time.
Awards: Ribbons to places 1-6 in each event for all 12 divisions and team plaques to the top 2 schools in each division.
Scoring: 10-8-6-4-2-1, with relays doubled.
Order of Events:
In the running events, the 6th grade division 1 will always go first. We will go 6-1, 6-2, 7-1, 7-2, 8-1, and 8-2. Please note the order below for field events. This is the schedule for both days.
4:00 p.m. running events
100m hurdles, (10 hurdles, 8th boys-33”, all others-30” using HS girls marks)
200m hurdles, (5 hurdles, using the 400H marks at 30”)
1200m run (6th & 7th only)
1600m run (8th only)
Order of Field events 4:00 p.m.
High Jump: 7-1&2 6-1&2 8-1&2 (jump together, but separate awards.)
Long Jump: 6-1 6-2 8-1 8-2 7-1 7-2
Triple Jump: 8-2 8-1
Shot Put#1: 7-1 6-1 8-1(girls 6 lb shot, boys 8 lb.)
Shot Put#2: 7-2 6-2 8-2
Discus#1: 6-1 8-1 7-1 (all throw 1.0 discus)
Discus#2 6-2 8-2 7-2
Pole Vault: All divisions together at 4:00 p.m., but separate awards. 8th grade only.