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2016 Paducah Tilghman High School 57th Track & Field Invitational

Saturday April 15, 2017

Entry Fees:

Boys Team Only $100
Girls Team Only $100
Boys & Girls Team $150

Entry Process:
All entries must be submitted by 5pm Tuesday April 11. All entries should be completed using www.kytrackxc.

Entry Limits:
A team may enter a maximum of 2 athletes in all varsity track events and field events. In addition each team will be allowed to enter a maximum of 1 relay team for each varsity relay event. The Freshman 4X1 and the Throwers 4X1 will not count towards team titles. No athlete will be allowed to compete in more than 4 events!

Scoring:
Scoring for the meet will be 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for open events and relays.

Meet Management:
Meet management reserves the right to combine heats as needed. There will be an appeal jury appointed by the Meet Manager prior to the meet.

Awards:
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in all events. A team trophy will be awarded for the team with the highest point total in each division. Athletes will be able to pick up individual awards in the area underneath the stadium designated for “Awards Pick Up”. Team titles and individual honors will be awarded immediately following the meet.

Results:
Results will be displayed on a display wall located underneath the stadium near the awards area. Results will be available online following the meet.

Facilities:
The Paducah Tilghman High School Track and Field Complex features an 8-lane all-weather track with full field event facilities. The Track is a blue rubber surface which has traditionally produced fast times for competitors of all ages. Throwing circles are brushed concrete. All events with the exception of the Discus will take place inside the gated stadium area. The discus will take place on the football practice field. Bathrooms are available underneath the stadium.

Directions:
From I-24

Take exit 7 or US-45 toward US-62/Bardwell/Mayfield
Turn right onto US-45 N/Lone Oak Rd (signs for Paducah)
Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Jackson St
Turn left onto S 25th St
Turn right onto Washington St

Equipment:
Bring your own legal weight-appropriate pole for the Pole Vault. Please use your own pole. Bring your own legal throwing implements and relay batons. Starting blocks will be provided. You may use your own starting blocks if they will not damage the track surface.

Clerking in for your event:
All clerking for track events will be done on the track in the area designated as “Check IN”. Each coach will be emailed a list of entry numbers for your athletes prior to the meet. We hope this will allow coaches to accurately assign the numbers to their athletes before the meet begins.

The clerk will assign all runners to an appropriate heat and starting position based on the pre meet performance list. Coaches will receive a pre meet performance list prior to the meet.

All field events will report directly to the head field event judge at each field event location. The head field event judge will assign each field event competitor to an appropriate flight and will announce the order of each flight based on the pre meet performance list.

Timing:
We will be using a Fully Automatic Timing System (FAT).

General Order of Events:
There will be a brief coaches meeting prior to the start of field event warm up. Warm up for field events will begin at 9:30a. The field events will begin at 10am. Warm up for running events will begin at 10:30a. The track will be closed prior to warm up times. All running events will begin at 11am. We will operate the meet using a rolling schedule. The order of events will be as follows:

10a Field Events-
Boys Shot Put followed by Girls Shot Put
Girls Discus followed by Boys Discus
Boys High Jump followed by Girls High Jump
Girls Pole Vault followed by Boys Pole Vault
Boys Long Jump followed by Girls Long Jump
Girls Triple Jump followed by Boys Triple Jump

11a Track Events (Girls then Boys)-
4X800m relay
100m H/ 110mH
Varsity 100m dash
4X200m relay
1600m run
Thrower 4X100 relay
Freshman 4X100m relay
Varsity 4X100m relay
400m run
300m H
800m run
200m dash
3200m run
Varsity 4X400m relay
No athlete will be allowed to compete in more than 4 events!

Format of Running Events:
100m Hurdles and 110m Hurdles-
All women hurdlers will run 100m hurdles at 33”.
All men hurdlers will run 110m hurdles at 39”.
300m Hurdles: 30” for women and 36” for men.
A maximum of 8 runners will compete in each heat. All final heats will be ran with 8 runners in the heat. The fast heat will be ran last in each event.

Format of Throwing Events:
Shot Put and Discus Throw will take place from our brushed concrete circles. Each thrower will get 4 throws. After the first legal (measured) throw there will be a minimum distance mark which must be surpassed in order for the throw to be measured. The minimum distance mark will be as follows:

Girls Shot Put- 25'
Boys Shot Put- 38'
Girls Discus- 80'
Boys Discus-110'

Warm-ups will begin at the time indicated and will be supervised by the event official. Any throwing prior to the official warm-up period will be cause for event disqualification. Throwing will not be allowed upon completion of the event.

All athletes are responsible for bringing their own legal implements. We will not provide implements. All implements should meet the weight and measures standards and should be safe to use. Throwing an implement that is altered is grounds for disqualification, even if it occurs during the warm-up period. We will inspect implements before the competition begins.

Format of Jumping Events:
Long Jump and Triple Jump will take place from our twin rubberized runways. Each jumper will get 4 jumps. After the first legal (measured) jump there will be a minimum distance mark which must be surpassed in order for the jump to be measured. The minimum distance mark will be as follows:
Girls Long Jump- 12'
Boys Long Jump- 18'
Girls Triple Jump- 25'
Boys Triple Jump- 36'
Warm-ups will begin at the time indicated and will be supervised by the event official. Jumpers may place marks along the outside of the runway to help with their approach run. Jumping will not be allowed upon completion of the event.

Football Field:
Athletes will not be permitted on the football field with the exception of areas designated for Starting Line.

Concessions:
Limited concessions will be available underneath the stadium. Although there are some restaurants close by for the safety of all of the athletes we ask that teams stay on school grounds until the meet has concluded.

Water Stations:
There will be water stations located in the clerking area, finish line area along with all field event areas.

Tents:
We ask that all tents be placed in the grass area along the outside of the track.

Medical/ First Aide:
Medical and First Aide professionals will be on site for the entire event in the event that any athlete needs assistance.

Extra Stuff!!

Our hope is to make this meet enjoyable for the athletes, coaches and parents. With that in mind are working hard to find unique ways to make our meet special. Below are just a few of the highlights you can expect at this year’s event.

Hospitality Room:
A Hospitality Room will be available for all coaches and bus drivers. The Hospitality Room is located inside “Art Building” located next to the clerking area.

Programs:
Event programs will be available. This will provide a preview of the meet, ads from sponsors and meet records.

Photo:
To help parents get the best photos of their children involved in the meet we will have photographers located in the stadium and all photos will be posted online for easy access by parents.

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