The Elite 100m and Elite 1 Mile fields have been released and can be viewed on the Entries Tab.
Note: All additional (4,818) entries are under review right now and you will see a green Accepted status next to entries that are accepted in to the meet. The goal is to have these finalized by Tuesday morning (probably sooner).
JESUIT TWILIGHT RELAYS
FRIDAY May 3, 2019
JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL AND NIKE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST’S PREMIER HIGH SCHOOLTRACK & FIELD RELAY MEET.
THE 19TH ANNUAL NIKE/JESUIT TWILIGHT RELAYS WILL FEATURE:
AFTERNOON SESSION WITH MUTLIPLE HEATS/FLIGHTS OF INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
TWILIGHT EVENING SESSION FULL OF EXCITING RELAY COMPETITION
TWILIGHT SESSION ALSO INCLUDES SELECT FIELDS IN THE ELITE 100 & MILE RACES. BOTH EVENTS HAVE YIELDED SEVERAL TOP 10 U.S. PERFORMANCES, INCLUDING MICHAEL SLAGOWSKI’S AMAZING 3:59 MILE IN 2016
FIELD EVENTS WITH UP TO 48 ATHLETES PER EVENT
GREAT COMPETITION WITH OVER 75 TEAMS REPRESENTED FROM OREGON, WASHINGTON, IDAHO, MONTANA AND BEYOND
PREMIER TRACK AND FIELD FACILITIY THAT SHOWCASES A FAST, HIGH PERFORMANCE TRACK SURFACE
UNIQUE NIKE AWARDS
PROFESSIONAL NIKE ATHLETE APPEARANCES
ELITE ATHLETE AND RELAY TEAM INTRODUCTIONS
ENTRY INFORMATION: Entries due: Monday April 29, 2019 (8:00 am) Entries must be made electronically on athletic.net.
NOTE FOR COACHES OF ELITE 100 AND MILE RUNNERS:The Meet Director will enter your athletes in these events. You will not find these events listed on the meet registration page. If you have any questions please email Tom Rothenberger at: JesuitTwilightRelays@gmail.com.
ENTRY CHANGES: Any changes after Monday at 8:00 am of meet week email Dan@athletictiming.net Relay team members may be changed and do not need to be reported. Scratches made prior to Friday need to be reported ASAP thus allowing us to move up athletes from the wait list. Coaches should check athletic.net periodically throughout the week to see if their wait listed athlete has been added to the start list. We will attempt to replace any meet day individual running event scratches with competitors on the wait list.
START LISTS: Will be posted on Athletic.net
ENTRY FEES: The entry fee for GOLD LEVEL TEAMS is $375. The entry fee for SILVER LEVEL TEAMS is $25 per athlete with a maximum fee of $200. If you are only entering an individual in the Elite 100 Meters or Elite Mile, the entry fee for that athlete is $25. New for 2019: Entry Fees will be collected via Athletic.net.
GOLD AND SILVER TEAM DESCRIPTIONS
There are 24 schools that will be designated as a Gold level team. Gold level teams will be notified of their Gold status via email. All other schools will be entered as a Silver level team.
Gold level teams are guaranteed entry into every TWILIGHT RELAYS event except the 4x800 relay. Silver level teams must qualify for the remaining open spots for field, running and relay events.
See below for specific details for each event.
Each Gold Level Team is guaranteed 1 entrant in each field event. The additional competitors will be the next best marks submitted by all teams and confirmed on athletic.net. The final field in all field events will consist of up to 48 competitors. Accepted athletes in the field events will be posted online by Wednesday of meet week at 5 pm. You may submit as many as 6 names for these events.
Field Events will begin at 2:00 pmand athletes will be placed in flights based on entry marks. Each entered athlete will receive 3 preliminary attempts and the top 9 ranked individuals after prelims will be given 3 additional attempts in finals with the top 8 finishers scoring.
Twilight Relays will offer the following field events: Long and Triple Jump, Shot Put, Javelin, Discus, Pole Vault and High Jump.
The high jump and pole vault will follow the “5 alive” format.
High Jump: Boys will compete on the South Pit and the girls will compete on the North Pit. Both will be starting at 2:00 pm. The high jump bar will progress as follows:
Boys: 5’6”, 5’8”, 5’10”, 6’0”, 6’2”, 6’4” and 1” increase thereafter
Girls: 4’8”, 4’10”, 5’0”, 5’2” and 1” increase thereafter.
Note: Opening heights may change based on the PR’s of the athletes who are competing.
Pole vault: Two flights per gender. Flight 2 will compete on the East Pit (girls then boys) and flight 1 will compete on the West pit (boys then girls) both starting at 2:00 pm. The vault direction may change based upon wind. Starting heights and bar progression will be emailed to coaches on Wednesday of meet week after the field of athletes is finalized.
Note: Opening heights may change based on the PR’s of the athletes who are competing.
Please weigh your pole-vaulters at your school and turn in a form at the pole vault verifying weight and correct pole. See form at OSAA.org website. We will not weigh Vaulters nor check/weigh throwing implements.
INDIVIDUAL RUNNING EVENTS
100 Meters and High Hurdles
Each Gold Level Team is guaranteed 1 entrant in the 100 (open race, not elite 100) and high hurdles. The additional competitors will be the next best marks submitted by all teams and confirmed on athletic.net. The final field will consist of 48 competitors. Open 100 meters and high hurdle competitors will be posted online by Wednesday of meet week at 5 pm. You may submit as many as 6 names for these events.
1500 meters and 3000 meters
Each Gold Level team is guaranteed 1 entrant in the 1500 (open race, not Elite mile) and 3000 meters. The additional competitors will be the next best marks submitted by all teams and confirmed on athletic.net. The final field in the 1500 and 3000 will consist of 60 competitors. 1500 meter and 3000 meter competitors will be posted online by Wednesday of meet week at 5 pm. You may submit as many as 6 names for each of these events.
RELAY RUNNING EVENTS
4X100, 4X400 – 32 TEAMS
4X200 – 24 TEAMS
Distance Medley Relay – UP TO 40 TEAMS in 2 heats of 20
Each Gold Level Team will be guaranteed one relay team per relay running event.
The additional relay teams will be the next best marks submitted by all teams and confirmed on athletic.net.
Lane assignments for 4x100 and 4x400relay events will be based on actual current year personal records. Coaches: You need to put in the season best time in the override column on athletic.net. Failure to do this will result in your team being seeded with a mark of NT (no time)
Lane assignments for 4x200 and DMRrelay events will be based on projected times. Coaches: You need to put in a projected time in the override column on athletic.net. Failure to do this will result in your team being seeded with a mark of NT (no time)
4X800-1 HEAT ONLY. TOP 20 verified team entries (RELAY ENTRY IS NOT guaranteed for GOLD level teams)
Team selection will be determined by a schools top 4 open 800 performances as recorded on Athletic.net as of April 21, 2019.
ELITE 100 METERS AND ELITE TWILIGHT MILE RACES.
The Twilight Relays will offer an opportunity for runners from multiple states to run head to head in an outstanding field of top distance runners. The athletes invited to compete in the Elite Twilight Mile will have the opportunity to achieve both national and state rankings with an official fully automatic time for both 1500 meters and mile.
Entry into the Elite 100 meters and Elite Twilight Mile races will be BY INVITATION ONLY. If you have any questions please contact Tom Rothenberger at JesuitTwilightRelays@gmail.com.
At 6:20 pm we will sing the National Anthem. Please remind your athletes to be respectful during this time. In addition, we will be welcoming all visiting schools. Please select one athlete to represent your school in the opening ceremony. This athlete will need to report to the clerk circle at 5pm for instructions.
EVENT CHECK IN
All running events must report/check in at the clerk circle on first call. First call is earlier than most athletes are used to. Please notify your athletes. Athletes will be given instructions once in the clerk circle. Relay teams and Elite athletes will be introduced prior to competing.
Competitors should report to event area for their flight at last call.
TRACK CONDUCT/ATHLETE WARM-UP/COACHES ON INFIELD:
Our goal is to provide a showcase in which your athletes may compete. We will allow them access to a proper warm-up area to prepare for their events.
Guidelines for use of the infield and other areas are as follows:
Infield access – Athletes and Coaches will be allowed access to the infield in the following areas.
1. Large Gate near the High Jump on the west end of the track
2. Large Gate near the 100 start line on the east end of the track.
Coaches – we continue to welcome coaches on the infield interacting with their athletes as they prepare for competition and right after competition. This should be an opportunity for coaching to take place and we encourage that. We will have security stationed at the above-mentioned entrances to the track and only coaches with a wristband and competing athletes with a race bib and wristband will be allowed on the main field.
Athletes – We want athletes preparing for their events to feel comfortable and welcome on the infield to prepare for their competition. Athletes warming up are to stretch and stride in designated areas located on the south side of the infield. The softball field (southeast of the track by the shot put) is also available for warming up. Competitors must have a bib and wristband for infield access.
Warm Up Guidelines -
For safety reasons, athletes not actively warming up should not watch races and field events from the inside of the track. Athletes not actively warming up should join the spectators outside the black fence.
ATHLETES SHOULD NOT WARM UP, OR STRETCH NORTH OF THE FLAGS/CLERK’S TENT. ALL WARM UP AND STRETCHING SHOULD TAKE PLACE SOUTH OF THE FLAGS.
NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED ON THE MAIN FIELD. THIS INCLUDES PARENTS. PARENTS OF ATHLETES ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE INFIELD.
Press Box – Athletes and Coaches are not allowed in this area. We want to keep this area clear for meet officials. Results will be announced and posted as soon as they are available.
Coaches Hospitality – A Coaches Hospitality area will be available at the bottom of the stairs near the entrance to the Locker rooms. Food and refreshments will be available for coaches in this area. No athletes will be allowed in the hospitality tent.
Finish Line/F.A.T/Timers’ area: There is a FAT camera set up near the north end of the LJ area. This timing system will provide 1500m times for our Elite Mile race. Coaches and Athletes are not allowed behind the fences surrounding this timing system.
TRACK FACILITY INFORMATION
Jesuit’s track surface is both fast and easy on athlete’s legs. There are three throwing areas. Fast runways for the pole vault, high jump, and long/triple jump.
Spikes: All Athletes may wear spikes or racing flats. Spikes cannot be longer than 1/4 inch. Coaches please check your athlete’s spikes to be sure that they comply with our requirements.
An awards packet will be mailed. Results will be available live at Life.tf on athletic.net. Results will also be posted on runnerspace.com following the meet.
Event Winners will receive their commemorative Nike award and be introduced to the audience at our "Champions Circle" on the infield. We ask that IMMEDIATELY following the conclusion of their event that they report to the "Champions Circle." Coaches please help us with this and remind your athletes.
Elite Athlete's Awards
All invited participants in the Mile and 100 will receive an exclusive Nike commemorative award. In addition the winners of each Elite Race will receive custom designed Jesuit Twilight Relays Nike product. Elite event winners are reminded that they must provide officials at the Champions Circle with their size and mailing address.
Ribbons will be given to 2nd-8th place in all events. (Each relay team member will receive a ribbon)
Places in field events will be determined on individual performances by entered athletes in that event.
Team Scoring and Awards
There will be team trophies awarded to the top three boys’ teams and the top three girls’ teams. Scoring will be 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1. All events will be scored.
Real time results will be available through athletic timing at Live.tf.
The Athlete/Spectator Village will be open at 12:00 noon and will include:
Nike Retail Sales Area featuring Twilight Relays apparel
Nike Mobile Spike/Apparel Display
CLEAN UP - We ask your cooperation in keeping the stadium clean. Please use the garbage cans provided. Each team will be given a large trash bag. Please place any/all your team trash in the bag provided and leave it by one of the trash cans at the end of the meet.
LOCKER ROOM - facilities are located in the Knight Center. The Knight center is adjacent to the west end of the track stadium. Restroom facilities are available there as well as on the first floor of the press box. Athletes are encouraged to come dressed down for the meet.
ADMISSION - There will be an admission charge for spectators at the gate. $6.00 for adults; $4.00 for students. Free for children under 5 years of age and senior citizens over 65. Meet programs will be provided for each Head coach. Spectators may purchase programs for $2.00 each.
1:00 Coaches Meeting
1:30 Officials Meeting
2:00 Field Events
2:00 Women's 100 meter Hurdles
2:20 Men's 110 meter Hurdles
2:45 Women's 3000 meters
3:10 Men's 3000 meters
3:45 Women's 100 meters
4:05 Men's 100 meters
4:30 Women's 1500 meters
4:50 Men's 1500 meters
5:05 Women's 4 x 200 meter Relay
5:25 Men's 4 x 200 meter Relay
5:45 Women's Distance Medley Relay (Heat 1)
6:00 Men's Distance Medley Relay (Heat 1)
FIELD EVENTS - Starting At 2:00
Long Jump Men on West Pit, Women on East Pit
Triple Jump Following Long Jump, Men on West Pit, Women on East Pit
Javelin Men followed by Women
Shot Put Men followed by Women
Discus Women followed by Men
High Jump Men on South Pit, Women on North Pit
Pole Vault East Pit: Women’s flight 2 followed by Men’s flight 2
Pole Vault West Pit: Men’s flight 1 followed by Women’s flight 1
6:20 Opening Ceremony
6:30 Women's Elite Invitational 100 meters
6:35 Men's Elite Invitational 100 meters
6:45 Women's Elite Invitational Twilight Mile
7:00 Men's Elite Invitational Twilight Mile
7:10 Women's 4 x 800 meter Relay
7:30 Men's 4 x 800 meter Relay
7:50 Women's 4 x 100 meter Relay
8:05 Men's 4 x 100 meter Relay
8:20 Women's Distance Medley Relay (Heat 2)
8:35 Men's Distance Medley Relay (Heat 2)
8:50 Women's 4 x 400 meter Relay
9:20 Men's 4 x 400 meter Relay