Dave Allen Twilight Invitational
Hosted by: Mt. Shasta High School Track & Field Team
Friday, May 6, 2011
Mt. Shasta High School will host the 7th Annual Dave Allen Twilight Invitational. This non-scoring meet is open to all schools as an opportunity to tune-up and/or experiment with your athletes before league competition. Expect moderate temperatures in the afternoon and a cooling-off at night. A brief coaches’ meeting will be held at 1:45pm at the Clerk’s tent. Field events begin at 1:00pm and conclude before dark. Running events begin at 3:00pm and conclude - under the lights - by 9:00pm.
All entries are made online at www.athletic.net ending May 4. Each school is guaranteed two entrants per Varsity, Junior Varsity and “Open” medaling heats and flights. Scratches and substitutions for running events athletes will be made in the Clerk-of-the-Course tent before 1:30. Coaches may substitute or scratch only! Heats will be reseeded and posted at the Clerk-of-the-Course tent by 2:30. No more heats will be created.
Entries close at 6:00pm, Wednesday, May 4 on athletic.net!.
$5.00 per athlete competing that day. Payment is due as teams arrive.
Please make checks payable to: Mt. Shasta High School.
All running events will be timed finals with faster seeded heats running first. This meet features traditional Varsity, Junior Varsity divisions and some special “Open” relay events that allow teams to combine Varsity and J.V.s in order to field relay teams. Also, some “Open” running events are available following special relay events for teams unable to field relays.
The Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put and Discus will be organized in medaling flights, and will be allowed three (3) attempts only…NO FINALS! High jump and Pole Vault “adds” will be allowed where space permits. Jump starting heights will be 2 inches below the lowest athletic.net entry marks noted on for high jump and six inches below for pole vault.
Reporting to Events
The Clerk-of the-Course’s tent is located in the warm-up area on the football field. Competitors in running events must report to the clerk by 2nd call and receive a hip number. At 3rd call scratches will be made, competitors will be escorted to the starting line and then given heat and lane assignments. All field event competitors will report directly to the field event.
Results will be available on athletic.net.
2011 National Federation Rules will apply. Uniform rules will be enforced, especially for relays. Please check your relay teams for “undergarment compliance” according to the 2011 rulebook. Remember…NO JEWELRY!
Track and jumping surfaces are all-weather Atlas Urethane. Only 3/16 inch spikes or smaller are allowed. NO NEEDLE NOSE!
Medals will be awarded for the top three (3) places per Varsity, Junior Varsity and “Open” events. Medals will be awarded for only the winning team in Special Open Relay events. Please pick-up your awards at the Press Box when you leave.
Inform your spectators there will be an admission fee of $3.00 per adult and $2.00 per child under twelve (12) or seniors. Children under five (5) are free.
There will be a snack bar in operation at the meet.
Warm-up Area vs. Tent City (i.e. “team headquarters”)
A flagged portion of the football infield will be reserved for warm-ups, and will be off limits to athletes not in an ongoing event or warming-up. Lingering and loitering athletes will be escorted out of the warm-up area. Coaches may roam without any restrictions. Team headquarters will be allowed on the “un-flagged” area of the football field and in the areas outside the track. No footballs, Frisbees or barbeques please!
Contact: Steve Nesheim. Meet Director and Head Track & Field Coach
Phone: 530-926-2614 Ex 3010 (Mt. Shasta High School)
Entries close at 6:00pm, Wednesday, May 4 on athletic.net!