Track & Field Championship April 24-25, 2015 Gulf

Track & Field Championship
April 24-25, 2015
Gulf Shores, Ala.
Facility
 Gulf Shores Sports Complex (Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium) seats 4,000, which includes a new
polyurethane track surface.
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Admission – Adults - $10.00; Children under 12 and SSAC college students with valid college ID $5.00
Coaches Meeting
 A mandatory meeting for all coaches will be conducted the evening before the first day of
competition.
Meet Packet
 Meet packet will be available at the coaches meeting.
Electronic devices
 Electronic devices (iPods, cell phones, etc.) are prohibited in the infield
Spikes
 Pyramid spikes of ¼ inch are the ONLY spikes allowed, including high jumpers and javelin
throwers.
Infield access
 The infield area is limited to coaches, event staff and athletes currently competing in an event.
Team areas
 Team tents may be placed on the visitors side stands only and outside of the track area. All
tents must be tied down in bleachers and staked down in grass area for safety, no exceptions.
 Team parking is located on the visitor side (opposite side of the press box).
Trainers
 Trainers will be located on the north end of the track by the flag poles.
 Contact information:
ATC Contact Person – Megan Harper
Phone: (251) 643-3741
Eligibility
 Only current members of the SSAC are allowed to participate.
Timing
 C.F.P.I Timing Inc.
Performance list/Heat sheets
 A performance list will be available on April 22, 2015.
 Heat sheets will be available at the coaches meeting.
Meet Results
 Meet results will be posted on site and on the website at the end of each day.
 Live results will be available – www.cfpitiming.com
Meet Registration
 All entries must be submitted on www.directathletics.com by the entry deadline – April 20,
2015.
 No addition may be made after the entry deadline – scratches only (deadline for scratches April
23, 2015)
Entry Fee
 The entry fee will be $400 per gender team ($800 for both men’s and women’s teams)
 Make check payable to “SSAC”. Entry fee is due at the time of packet pick up.
Awards
 Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in each event.
 Top 3 finishers will be named to SSAC All-Conference team.
Event Check-in
 Athletes must check-in with the clerk of the course 20 minutes prior to the start of their event.
Implement Weigh-in
 Implement weigh-in at field house – Friday, April 24 - 9:00am – 11:30am; Saturday, April 25 –
9:00am – 10:30am
Qualifying Standards
 See SSAC Track & Field Policies and Procedures
Running/Field Events Format
 Prelims will be held in the 100, 200 and 100/110 hurdles. In these events, eight athletes will
advance to the finals based on NCAA rules for advancement.
 All other running events will be run as heats against time.
 All field events, athletes will have three preliminary attempts, with nine athletes advancing to
the finals. In the finals, athletes will have an additional three attempts.
 In events with prelims, heat and lane assignments are determined at random. In events with
finals only, heat and lane assignments are determined by seed times.
o If there are fewer heats than the number of lanes, winner of each heat, plus next fastest
times will qualify for the finals.
o If there is the same number or more heats than number of lanes, qualifiers shall be
determined by time.
o If there are the same numbers or fewer athletes than number of lanes in a prelim event,
the event automatically becomes a FINAL on the next day.
Protest
 In accordance with NCAA rules, all protests must be made in writing to the meet referee within
30 minutes of the completion of the event. Any appeals of the referee’s decision would need to
be made in writing within 30 minutes of that decision and turned in to the Meet Director. The
Meet Director will convene the Jury of Appeals (all Head Coaches not involved in the protest) to
render a decision on the appeal.
Scratch Procedures
 If a declared contestant scratches from an event, that athlete is scratched from the remainder of
the Championship.
Scoring
 Each event will be scored up to eight places for both track and field events and shall be the same
for individual and relay events. Scoring shall be 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1.
 If two or more competitors are judged as having a tied place, the points for the places involved
will be equally divided between those competitors.
 In the event of a tie for first place in high jump and pole vault, a jump-off will be conducted as
per NCAA Track and Field rules.
Meet Schedule
*Subject to change based on number of entries.
Friday, April 24
Field Events
12:00pm
12:00pm
12:00pm
12:00pm
3:00pm
3:00pm
3:00pm
3:00pm
Women’s Discus
Men’s Pole Vault
Women’s Long Jump
Men’s Javelin
Men’s Discus
Women’s Pole Vault
Men’s Long Jump
Women’s Javelin
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
Running Events
4:00pm
4:10pm
4:20pm
4:30pm
4:40pm
4:55pm
5:05pm
5:50pm
6:30pm
6:40pm
Women’s 100m Hurdles
Men’s 110m Hurdles
Women’s 100m
Men’s 100m
Women’s 4x800
Men’s 4x800
Women’s 10,000m
Men’s 10,000m
Women’s 200m
Men’s 200m
(Prelims)
(Prelims)
(Prelims)
(Prelims)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Prelims)
(Prelims)
Saturday, April 25
Field Events
11:00am
11:00am
11:00am
11:00am
2:00pm
2:00pm
2:00pm
2:00pm
Men’s Triple Jump
Women’s Hammer
Men’s Shot Put
Women’s High Jump
Women’s Triple Jump
Men’s Hammer
Women’s Shot Put
Men’s High Jump
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
(Prelims, Finals)
Running Events
11:00am
11:20am
12:00pm
12:10pm
12:20pm
12:35pm
12:45pm
12:55pm
1:05pm
1:15pm
1:25pm
1:35pm
1:45pm
1:55pm
2:05pm
2:20pm
2:35pm
2:45pm
2:55pm
3:20pm
3:40pm
3:50pm
Women’s 3000m Steeple
Men’s 3000m Steeple
Women’s 4x100
Men’s 4x100
Women’s 1500m
Men’s 1500m
Women’s 100m Hurdles
Men’s 110m Hurdles
Women’s 400m
Men’s 400m
Women’s 100m
Men’s 100m
Women’s 800m
Men’s 800m
Women’s 400m Hurdles
Men’s 400m Hurdles
Women’s 200m
Men’s 200m
Women’s 5000m
Men’s 5000m
Women’s 4x400
Men’s 4x400
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
(Finals)
4:10pm
Team Awards
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