WILDCAT HIGH SCHOOL TRACK CLASSIC
Saturday -- January 27, 2018
Nutter Field House 1401 Sports Center Drive University of Kentucky
ENTRIES: Entry into the Wildcat Track Classic is open to Kentucky HIGH SCHOOL athletes only. Athletes must compete as members of their high school team. Unattached or track club entries are not allowed.
Entries are limited to three athletes per event, per team. In very special situations, possible exceptions to the entry limit policy will be made considering verifiable, very competitive performances of all the team's entries in a particular event. Meet management also reserves to right to limit entries, based on performance, more strictly than the 3 athletes per event limitation to keep the competition on a manageable schedule. We will accept a limited number of entries in the 2 mile (30) & Pole Vault (20) events. DO NOT ENTER 2 mile and PV without accurate entry marks. Email Don Weber at email@example.com with any questions.
ENTRIES must be made through ky.milesplit.com, our online entry service for the Wildcat Classic.
The Wildcat Classic Entry Site address is: wildcatclassic.milesplit.com
You may begin to enter athletes December 4, but you must finalize your entries by 6:00pm (eastern) Wednesday, January 24. We will seed the meet and your entry fee is calculated based on the entries we download at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, January 24. Please edit your entries on Wednesday, January 24 to ensure your entries and fees are as accurate as possible.
IMPORTANT: For entry into the 60m and 60m hurdles, the online entry forms list 100 meters and 100m/110m hurdles events please use your athlete's best 100 meter or 100m/110m hurdle times for entry into the 60m and 60m hurdles. In the past, we've received both indoor and outdoor performances and we do not want to convert times. Please enter ALL your athletes with accurate performances to ensure the fairest competition.
DEADLINE TO FINALIZE ENTRIES: 6:00 pm eastern, Wednesday, January 24.
ENTRY FEES: Six dollars per athlete, per event in individual events, plus twenty dollars for a relay team. Entry fees must be paid on or before Saturday, January 27, 2018. You may mail entry fee or pay at packet pick-up. Your entry fee will be calculated based on the entries you finalize on Wednesday, January 24. The only refund of entry fees after January 24 will be if the meet is cancelled due to severe weather and for athletes not accepted into the competition based on performance.
Entry fee checks must be made payable to: UKAD (University of Kentucky Athletic Department)
MAIL ENTRY FEE: Don Weber, 2628 Hedgepath Trail, Louisville, KY 40245
CONDUCT OF THE COMPETITION: A coach, or designated school representative must accompany
athletes to the meet. All events will be contested as "sections against time" finals. Sections will be seeded according to entry times and other available performance information. The first section or flight will be the top seeded section. Competitors in the long jump and shot put will be given three (3) final attempts. Depending on the size of the fields, minimum measurements after the first fair attempt may be utilized. All shots must be weighed at the competition venue at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the competition
The field house will open at 10:30 am on Saturday. The competition will begin at 12:00n (eastern time), and a "rolling time schedule" will be followed throughout the meet. Check the www.uktrack.com or ky.milesplit.com websites on Friday for the number of sections to assist you with estimating the time of your events. Start list will be posted on both websites Friday afternoon. The "no false start" rule will be in effect. Start times for the boy's field event competitions will be announced by the event officials at the conclusion of the girl's events
AWARDS: Wildcat Classic Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event.
COACHES CREDENTIALS: At team check-in coaches will be issued a wrist band credential which will provide access to bleacher seating as well as restricted team and warm-up areas. Wristband credentials are for official coaches only! Parents transporting athletes are considered spectators.
TEAM CAMPS: All teams should establish a "team camp" in the area designated on the infield of the track.
Athletes will not be allowed in bleacher seating. Seating is reserved for paying spectators and coaches.
SAFETY POLICY: The use of headphones and cell phones are only permitted inside the team camp area
WARM-UP LOGISTICS: Athletes should warm-up outdoors or in the designated area on the track infield. Warming-up will not be allowed on the track!
DRESSING ROOMS: Dressing or locker rooms are not available in the field house, so please have your athletes come to the field house dressed to compete.
RESTROOMS: Field House restrooms are reserved for spectators, coaches and officials. Athletes will be required to use the port-a-johns conveniently located in the elevator lobby at Gate 16 of Kroger Field just outside the entrance to the field house
SPIKED SHOES: One quarter inch pyramid (1/4") spikes are the only spikes allowed. Starting line clerks will prohibit athletes with other spikes (pin, Christmas tree) from competing. Don't risk it!!!
ATHLETE CHECK-IN: All running event athletes must check-in with the Clerk of Course located on the track infield at least 20 minutes prior to their race. Early check-in is encouraged. The clerk will distribute hip numbers to all athletes competing in races in which the competitors do not remain in an assigned lane. (400 -- 800 -- mile -- 2 miles -- 4 x 400 and 4 x 800). Athletes in the 60m, 60m hurdles and 200 WILL NOT need hip numbers. After checking in with the CLERK OF COURSE athletes will be responsible for reporting to the starting line for their race. The Starting Line Clerks will call athletes to the starting line by sections. We will not delay the start of any race waiting for late arrivals. Coaches, please make sure your athletes know their section and lane assignment PRIOR to checking in, it will expedite the check-in process tremendously.
SPLIT TIMES: A "split-timer" carrying a blue sign will move around the track providing "split" locations.
START LISTS: Start lists (heat sheets) for all events will be posted on the meet's web site (www.uktrack.com) on Friday afternoon and in the field house on Saturday morning.
ATHLETIC TRAINERS: The UK Sports Medicine Staff will provide athletic training needs for all athletes.
RESULTS: Results will be posted on the infield at the 50-yard line. Results will be also be posted at www.uktrack.com and ky.milesplit.com.
FOOD & DRINK POLICY: Although pre-competition snack foods (nutritional bars, fruit, etc.) are allowed in the field house, team "fast food" picnic meals are not. Please limit all drinks to containers with lids and ask your athletes to deposit all refuse in the trashcans. Water and Gatorade are the only drinks allowed inside the track, absolutely no fast food meals on the track infield. Your assistance in keeping the field house clean will be greatly appreciated. Food restrictions apply to spectators as well. CONCESSIONS WILL BE AVAIABLE.
COACHES' HOSPITALITY : A complimentary meal service will be provided for coaches based on the number of entered athletes per school. 3-6 athletes - 1 meal pass, 6-15 athletes - 2 passes, 16-30 athletes - 3 passes.
SPECTATOR ADMISSION: General Admission $10.00, Youth (3-18) & Seniors (65+) $2.00
Doors open for spectators at 10:30am
QUESTIONS: Email Don Weber at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 WILDCAT HIGH SCHOOL TRACK CLASSIC
Saturday ~ January 27
Order of Events
The Field House will open Saturday morning at 10:30 am.
800m Run Girls
Two Mile RunGirls30 athletes -- 1 section
Two Mile RunBoys30 athletes -- 1 section
4x 400m RelayGirls
4x 400m RelayBoys
4x 800m Relay Girls
4x 800m RelayBoys
12:00pm Shot PutGirls3 FINAL Throws
12:00pm Long JumpGirls3 FINAL Jumps
12:00pm Pole Vault Girls20 competitors max
follows girlsShot Put Boys3 FINAL Throws
follows girlsLong JumpBoys3 FINAL Jumps
follows girlsPole VaultBoys20 competitors max
Start times for boy's field events competition will be announced by Event Officials at the conclusion of the Girls competition
Directions to Nutter Field House
From Bluegrass Parkway
When the Parkway ends, exit right and the road turns into US-60 East (Versailles Road). Follow US-60 East approximately 10 miles into Lexington and turn right onto Mason Headley Road. Follow Mason Headley 1.5 miles until the lighted intersection at Harrodsburg Road (Broadway). Go straight through the intersection as Mason Headley becomes Waller Avenue. Continue traveling Waller for a mile until the lighted intersection at Nicholasville Road. Go straight through the intersection as Waller Avenue becomes Cooper Drive. Continue on Cooper through the first light at University Drive and turn right at the next light (Sports Center Dr.). Nutter Field House will be at the end of that road.
From the North and West
Follow I-64 East/I-75 South to exit 115 (marked Lexington/Airport). Merge onto Newtown Pike. Follow Newtown Pike towards downtown for approximately 3 miles. Turn left onto Main Street. Follow Main Street for 0.4 miles as it turns into Vine Street. Follow Vine for 0.3 miles and turn right at Upper Street. Continue on Upper St. for 0.7 miles as it turns into Limestone. Continue on Limestone for 0.8 miles until the lighted intersection at Cooper Drive. Turn left onto Cooper Drive passing through the light at University Drive and turn right at the next light (Sports Center Dr.). Nutter Field House will be at the end of that road.
From the East
Follow I-64 West to exit 113 (US-27/US-68 toward Lexington/Paris). Turn right onto Broadway (US-27 S/US-68 W). Follow Broadway towards downtown for approximately 3 miles. Turn left onto Vine Street. Follow Vine for 0.2 miles and turn right at Upper Street. Continue on Upper St. for 0.7 miles as it turns into Limestone. Continue on Limestone for 0.8 miles until the lighted intersection at Cooper Drive. Turn left onto Cooper Drive passing through the light at University Drive and turn right at the next light (Sports Center Dr.). Nutter Field House will be at the end of that road.
From the South
Follow I-75 North to exit 108 (Man O' War Blvd). Turn left off of the ramp onto Man O' War Blvd. Follow for 2.3 miles to the lighted intersection at Alumni Drive. Turn right onto Alumni. Follow Alumni 3.8 miles to the lighted intersection at Tates Creek Road. Continue through the light at Tates Creek and follow Alumni for 0.2 miles and take a right onto College Avenue. Go 0.3 miles around a curve and Nutter Field House will be on your left.
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