Metro Area Track League Championship 2015

Atlanta, GA
Hosted by Marist

Meet Information

Metro-Area Track League Championship Meet 2015

Host: Marist School
Date: Friday, April 17
Meet Coordinator: Robert Von Hagen, Middle School Track Coach
Vonhagenr@marist.com; (o) 770-936-2259; (c) 404-409-6302

SCHEDULE
4:20 PM - Coaches meeting.
4:30 PM start time for field events.

Session 1 Field Events:
Boys Long Jump
Boys Discus
Girls High Jump
Girls Shot Put
Boys and Girls Pole Vault

Session 2 Field Events (as soon as Session 1 Concludes):
Girls Long Jump
Girls Discus
Boys High Jump
Boys Shot Put
*Boys and Girls Triple Jump (at conclusion of Girls Long Jump)

5:15 PM approximate start time for running events in this order:
4x800, 4x100, 1600, 400, 100, 110/100 hurdles, 800, 200, 300 hurdles, 3200, 4x400

EVENT ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS
Register at: http://tinyurl.com/nj3djub
Registration deadline is Tuesday, April 14 at 9PM.

ENTRY RESTRICTIONS - each school can enter two athletes (two boys, two girls) per event. For relays, each team can enter an A squad. In addition, the top 3 B squads (as determined by time) entered will also be included, since well have 12 lanes total with two heats. Seeding for all relays will be by time.
Per GHSA rules, please follow these limitations on entries -
A contestant in Track & Field may enter a maximum of two relays, and one (1) of the combinations listed below. Competitors not on one or two relay teams are still restricted to one of the following combinations:
1. Three (3) field events
2. Two (2) field events and one (1) running event
3. One (1) field event and two (2) running events

HURDLES
For boys, well use the USATF Best Practices recommendation (see attachment) of 33, which is consistent with the GA middle school state championship height. The height for the other hurdles (100 girls, 300 boys & girls) will be 30.

TEAM ASSIGNMENTS
*We are asking each team to completely facilitate and staff one field event area. In addition, we are asking schools to help with exchange zones.

4x100 Meter Relay Exchange Zones: Zone 1 (Mount Vernon), Zone 2 (ND Academy), Zone 3 (Fellowship)
Discus Holy Innocents/Mt. Vernon
Shot Put Marist School
Long Jump Whitefield/Fellowship
High Jump - Pace
Triple Jump Mount Paran/ND Academy
Pole Vault Woodward

SCORING
Individual 10-8-6-4-2-1
Relays 10-8-6-4-2

ENTRY FEE:
$100 total per school (*fee to offset cost of timing and awards)

Makes checks payable to: Marist School

Send to: Robert Von Hagen
Marist School
3790 Ashford-Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30319

AWARDS
Medallions will be given to the top two finishers in each race. Trophies will be given to the top two schools.

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