2011 Heptathlon Challenge
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Horseshoe Bend High School
Teams Invited: Opened to all Track & Field Teams.
Meet Manager: Duane Brothers, HSB High School
Scratch Meeting: 9:30 a.m.
Field Events: 10:00 a.m.
Running Events: 11:30 a.m.
Entry Fee: Entry fee will be $10 per athlete (a maximum of $100 per team). Please bring check payable to Horseshoe Bend Athletics.
Scoring: Each athlete will be accessed points based on their performance in each of the 7 events. The athlete with the most combined points will be the Champion.
Order of Events: At 10:00 a.m. will be Boys' High Jump, Girls' Long Jump, Boys' Discus, Girls' Shot. There will be three throws/jumps. No Minimums and no Finals. Athletes need to report to their event(s). Do Not do warm-up trials unless a coach or official is present.
At 11:30 a.m. the running events will begin. Girls will be first followed by the Boys. They will proceed as follows: 100/110 Hurdles, 200 m, 800 m.
Entry Instructions: Each school will be allowed unlimited entries. Place your entries in Athletic.net under Heptathlon Challenge. Each school needs to provide one adult to help with a field event or timing. We cannot run the meet without timers, so please find someone to assist with the meet. Those helping in the field events will need to meet at the "Boxcar" at 9:45 a.m. If you have a preference as to which event your team would like to help with please let me know.
Entry Deadline: Thursday, April 21, 2011.
Starting Heights: No Starting height.
Warm-Ups: Set up "camp" in the practice field not the Football field and begin warming up. Please keep the Football field clear.
Equipment: No equipment will be provided. Throwing implements will not be provided. Please make sure your athletes bring their own. Starting blocks will be provided, but you might consider bringing your favorites.
Spikes and Uniforms: Spikes must be 1/4" or smaller. No needle or pin spikes Please!!!!! Any athlete using spikes larger than 1/4" will be disqualified from the competition. Remind all athletes about jewelry and proper uniforms. State rules will be enforced.
Awards: Medal will be given to the top 3.