Griffin HS’s Ross Invitational Track Meet at Lamar Co 2014

Barnesville, GA

Meet Information

Registration help:

Ross Invitational March 8th 2014
Lamar County High School

Meet Director:
Jamie Abrams

Jamie Abrams: (email), (cell) 770-845-5303, (school) 770-358-8641
Kennedy Holt: (email), (cell) 678-521-8871

Sanction: GHSA

Entry Fee:
$60 per school for Girls and Boys Track Team
$30 per school for Girls or Boys Track Team only

Make checks payable to:
Griffin High School
Memo-Ross Invitational

Send payment to:
Griffin High School
C/O Coach Holt
1617 West Poplar St.
Griffin, GA 30224

Finishlynx Timing System

Entry Deadline:
Entries and fees will be handled by Coach Holt

Admission: $3.00

*10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 (unless the number of teams dictates otherwise)
*Medals- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each event will receive medals.
*Trophies awarded to 1st Place Teams
*All races will be run as final by times
*Griffin High School Will Provide Trophies and Medals

Entry Limits:
Each school may enter 2 athletes per gender per individual event and 2 relay teams per gender.
Each individual can only enter a maximum of 3 individual events and 2 relays.

*There will be a Coachs Hospitality Room run by Griffin High as well as Concessions run by Lamar Co. High School.
*There will be a 9:00 am coaches meeting for last minute scratches and minimum field requirement discussion.
*Please have all entries done on Milesplit by midnight on Thursday 3/6.
*Meet program will be emailed to each participating coach on Friday 3/7.
*Please note the schedule modifications listed below.
*Each school will be asked to work a field event.

Time Schedule:

9:00am Coaches meeting in the Field House
9:15am First Call
9:30am Boys High Jump/Boys Discus/Girls Shot/Girls Long Jump/Boys Pole Vault/Boys Triple Jump
10:00am 3200m Girls
10:30am Girls High Jump/Girls Discus/Boys Shot/Boys Long Jump/Girls Pole Vault/Girls Triple Jump
10:45am 1600m Boys
11:00am Lunch (Coaches Hospitality Room)
11:30am Presentation of Colors/National Anthem
11:40am 4 x 100m Girls Relay
4 x 100m Boys Relay
11:40pm 1600m Run Girls
11:55pm 400m Girls
400m Boys
12:20pm 100m Girls
100m Boys
12:45pm 100m Hurdles Girls
110m Hurdles Boys
1:10pm 800m Girls
800m Boys
1:35pm 200m Girls
200m Boys
2:00pm 300m Hurdles Girls
300m Hurdles Boys
2:25pm 3200m Boys
2:50pm 4 x 400m Girls Relay
4 x 400 Boys Relay

Presentation of Awards

Minimum Requirements for vertical field events: (this will be discussed during coachs meeting)
High Jump: Boys-54 Girls-44
Pole Vault: Boys-86 Girls-66

Minimum Requirements for horizontal field events after 1st Measured Attempt: (this will be discussed during coachs meeting)
Long Jump: Boys-19 Girls-15
Triple Jump: Boys-38 Girls-28
Shot Put: Boys-40 Girls-30
Discus: Boys-100 Girls-75

Coaches Info

Stadium Address:
100 Victory Lane, Barnesville, GA 30204

Bus Parking:
Please come in to Victory Drive and pull buses along fence on the fieldhouse end of the stadium

Team Areas:
All teams will be on the home side of the stadium. If you are setting up a tent it must be set up in the upper portion of the home bleachers or on the grass on the home side. The visitors bleachers will be closed.

Check In:
Check in will be located in the visitors side concession stand. Athletes should report to check in after 1st call for their event. Athletes should not cross the track or jump the fence to get to check in. They should walk around by the fieldhouse. Athletes should not use the gate near the finish line.

Warm Up Area:
Once checked in athletes may warm up on the visitors side of the infield. Warm up hurdles will be provided in the warm up area, please do not move hurdles. Athletes should remain in the warm up area until called to the bullpen. Once in the bullpen, they will be walked to the start line by events. The home side of the infield is for coaches only.


Field Events are 4 attempts, measure all 1st attempts. Minimums must be met after 1st attempt.

Athletes competing in events held at the same time should report to both the Field Judge and the Clerk of the Course. Running events take precedence over field events and vertical events take precedence over horizontal events.

We will not re-seed on the day of the meet. There will be no additions, only subs and scratches at the coaches meeting.

Subs after scratch meeting should check in under the entered runners name. Turn in entry list sheets with changes.

Please instruct your athletes to walk forward from the finish line and go around to retrieve clothing and exit through the center gate at the top of the curve.

Fill out field event sheets completely and break all ties prior to sending results.

Use LC athletes stationed at your field events to run results to control tent at the conclusion of each flight.

GHSA rules for Track and Field will apply to this meet.

Athletes not involved in an event or called for an event need to remain outside of the track.

Spectators will be allowed inside the track area during the field events.

Results will be posted between the upper and lower level bleachers on the home side.

Team medals will be packaged together and available for pick up after the results of the 4x400 are posted.

The Coaches Hospitality Room will be located in the fieldhouse.

Please encourage athletes to throw away hip number backings at the trash can by check in.

Please encourage your kids to use the trash receptacles placed throughout the area and help pick up as you leave.