2019 Paducah Middle School Invitational
Thursday May 2 ,2019
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Boys Team Only $50
Girls Team Only $50
Boys & Girls Team $90
All entries must be submitted by 5pm Monday April 29, 2019. All entries should be completed using www.kytrackxc.
A team may enter a maximum of 2 athletes in all track events and a maximum of 2 athletes in all field events. In addition each team will be allowed to enter 1 relay team for each relay event. No athlete will be allowed to compete in more than 4 events! All KHSAA rules will be enforced. If your school has a B team please contact the Meet Manager for more details.
Scoring for the meet will be 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for open events and relays.
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.
Medals and ribbons for 1st 3rd place. Team awards for 1st & 2nd. Team titles and individual honors will be awarded immediately following the meet.
Results will be displayed on a display wall located underneath the stadium near the awards area. Results will be available online following the meet.
The Paducah Tilghman High School Track and Field Complex features an 8-lane 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.
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
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 field event judge at each field event location. The 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.
Athletes will not be permitted on the football field with the exception of areas designated for Starting Line.
General Order of Events:
There will be a brief coaches meeting prior to the start of the field events 4:45pm. Warm up for field events will begin at 4:15p. The field events will begin at 5:00pm. Warm up for running events will begin at 4:15pm. The track will be closed prior to warm up times. All running events will begin at 5pm. We will operate the meet using a rolling schedule. The order of events will be as follows:
5:00pm 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
5pm Track Events (Girls then Boys)-
6th Grade 4X2 (Non-scoring)
7th Grade 4X2 (Non-scoring)
6th Grade 4X1 (Non-scoring)
7th Grade 4X1 (Non-scoring)
No athlete will be allowed to compete in more than 4 events!
Format of Throwing Events:
Shot Put and Discus Throw will take place from our brushed concrete circles. Each thrower will get 4 throws.
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.
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.
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.
There will be water stations located in the clerking area, finish line area along with all field event areas.
We ask that all tents be placed in the grass area along the outside of the track.
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