Coaches Invite Information (Updated 1-24-08)

COACHES INVITATIONAL


PRESENTED BY THE ATLANTA TRACK CLUB & POPE HIGH SCHOOL


FRIDAY & SATURDAY March 14-15, 2008


GRIFFIN STADIUM, GEORGIA TECH, ATLANTA, GEORGIA



UPDATED 1-24



The eighth annual high school track & field event will bring together Georgia’s top girls and boys track and field athletes from all five classifications in the prime time of the season.  Griffin Stadium has a beautiful MONDO track and newly installed lights.  This event will be open to all GHSA sanctioned schools.  If past years are any indication, this year will also provide excellent competition and excitement for all.



ELIGIBILITY: The Georgia High School Association sanctions this event.  Any Georgia High School athlete in grades 9-12 eligible under GHSA rules may compete upon selection.  Athletes must compete for their school and in their school uniform.



ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS:  All entries this year will be conducted on-line using http://www.ptgrouponline.com/entrysystem/.  



ENTRIES:  Please see the entry limitations on the schedule of events listed below.  It is understood that schools have not had the opportunity to compete in some of the relays prior to this meet.  Please estimate an accurate time in these events and selection will be considered on performances in other events.  In an effort to provide the fairest selection process all individual entries MUST be verified during the entry process.  Coaches who do not provide legitimate FAT times for athletes will cause their athletes to be eliminated from competition.



ENTRY LIMITATIONS: All Coaches should follow GHSA rules and have their athletes entered in the appropriate number of open and relay events. Schools may only enter 2 athletes in each open event and 1 relay team.   


ENTRY FEES:  Entry fees will be $10 per athlete.  Maximum entry fee will be $95 per team.  Boys and Girls teams are separate teams.  Please send a school check or money order payable to POPE TRACK BOOSTER CLUB.  Entry fees are non-refundable.  NO Coaches will be allowed to pick up their packet until $$ has been received …”the check is in the mail”  will NOT work this year as we have had several schools not pay in a timely fashion in the past


 


Entry     Selection    Payment       


Deadline for entries is Saturday  3/8/07 at 6:00pm to http://www.ptgrouponline.com/entrysystem/    Notification of selection will be posted via www.gatfxc.com and on www.xcpope.com by Monday 3/10/08 8pm    $10/athlete OR $95 per team


A school check or money order


Payable to Pope Track Booster Club.         


    Scratch by e-mail to cmonk3@hotmail.com or Wednesday 3/12, 12:00 noon.    Mail checks to


Pope High School


   Attn: Cathi Monk


3001 Hembree Road


Marietta, GA 30062       


NO CHANGES OR SUBSTITUTIONS WILL BE MADE AT THE MEET.    A repost will occur on Thursday 8pm as alternates may move onto the acceptance list as athletes scratch,      Coaches may pay at packet pickup with a $15.00 late fee.    




COACHES INVITATIONAL


PRESENTED BY THE ATLANTA TRACK CLUB


FRIDAY & SATURDAY March 14-15, 2008


GRIFFIN STADIUM, GEORGIA TECH, ATLANTA, GEORGIA


EVENT INFORMATION



PARKING: The parking lot off 10th St. will once again be used for all spectators and busses.  Please come by bus if possible.



PACKET PICK UP: Packets with bib numbers will be available for pick up at 4:15pm on Friday 3/14/08 and 9:15am on Saturday 3/15/08.  All athletes will need a number in order to be admitted into Griffin Stadium.



ADMISSION: Admission will be $5 for everyone.  Admission will be charged on both days.  Athletes should be prepared to show their competitor number to gain access to Griffin Stadium.



AWARDS:  Gold Relay Batons will be awarded to the Champions on the field in a ceremony immediately after the event. Second and third place will receive a spike bag and may be picked up at the awards table adjacent to the concession stand.



EVENT SEEDING: Field events will be seeded from worst to best.  Running events sections will be from slow to fast.



FACILITY: Griffin Stadium has a world-class track that is MONDO.  One-quarter inch spikes only are allowed. Warm ups will be on the practice field adjacent to the track.  Trainers may work in the warm-up area.



CLERKING: Athletes must check in 30 minutes ahead of their event at the check in table in the warm up area.  All athletes must check together.



UNIFORMS: Athletes must compete in the school issued uniform in compliance with GHSA rules.  No jewelry.





 





COACHES INVITATIONAL


FRIDAY and SATURDAY MARCH 14-15


GRIFFIN STADIUM, GEORGIA TECH, ATLANTA, GA


TIME SCHEDULE


Friday March 14, 2008



 


TIME    EVENT    COMPETITORS    HEATS/FLIGHT    QUALIFYING       


5:30pm    Boys High Jump    30    5 alive    Final       


5:30pm    Girls Long Jump    30    2 flights    3 Jumps       


5:30pm    Boys Long Jump    30    2 Flights    3 Jumps       


5:30pm    Boys Pole Vault    30    5 alive    Final       


5:30pm    Girls Discus    30    3 throws    Final       


6:45pm    Boys Discus    30    3 throws    Final       


6:15pm    Girls High Hurdle-Semi    32    4 heats    Top 8 Times       


6:30pm    Boys High Hurdle-Semi    32    4 heats    Top 8 Times       


6:50pm    Girls 100m – Semi    32    4 heats    Top 8 Times       


7:05pm    Boys 100m-Semi    32    4 heats    Top 8 Times       


7:25pm    Girls 4x1600m Relay    15 teams    1 heat    Final       


8:00pm    Boys 4x1600m Relay    15 teams    1 heat    Final       


8:30pm    Girls Sprint Medley     32 Teams    4 heats-Final    100,100,200,400       


8:55pm    Boys Sprint Medley     32 Teams    4 heats-Final    100,100,200,400       


    COACHES 4X400    1 per school    1 heat    Final    



Saturday March 15, 2008



 


TIME    EVENT    COMPETITORS    HEATS/FLIGHT    QUALIFYING       


10:00am     Girls Shot    30    3 throws    Final       


10:00am    Girls High Jump    30    5 alive    Final       


10:00am     Girls Pole Vault    30    5 alive    Final       


10:00am    Girls Triple Jump    30    3 jumps    Final       


10:00am    Boys Triple Jump    30    3 jumps    Final       


11:00pm    Boys Shot    30    3 throws    Final       


12:30    Coed Sprint Medley (G,B,G,B)    32    4 heats


200, 200, 400, 800    Final       


12:55pm    Girls 4x100 Relay    32    4 heats    Final       


1:15pm    Boys 4x100 Relay    32    4 heats    Final       


1:35pm    Girls 1600m Run    25    2 heats    Final       


1:55pm    Boys 1600m Run    25    2 heats    Final       


2:15pm    Girls 100m Final    8    1 heat    Final       


2:20pm    Boys 100m Final    8    1 heat    Final       


2:25pm    Girls High Hurdle Final    8    1 heat    Final       


2:30pm    Boys High Hurdle Final    8    1 heat    Final       


2:35pm    Girls 4x800 Relay    30    2 heats    Final       


3:05pm    Boys 4x800 Relay    30    2 heats    Final       


3:35pm    Girls 4x400 Relay    32    4 heats    Final       


4:05pm    Boys 4x400 Relay    32    4 heats    Final    



 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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