GHSA Region 5-AA Championship 2017

Franklin, GA

Meet Information

Field events and prelims will be held on Tuesday April 18th and Finals will be held on Thursday April 20th.

Region 5 AA Track Meet
Girls and Boys

Location: Heard County Middle School Track
269 Old Field Rd,
Franklin, GA 30217

Date: April 18th and 20th

Online Entry Link: GHSA NET & Must Register on both websites

Entry Deadlines: April 12, 2017 at Midnight (GHSA) April 15, 2017 at 5am (Milesplit)

Entry Notes: You must list alternates as #5 and #6 on your relay and no one can be listed on both relays per GHSA rules.
Also, GHSA rules only allow athletes to participate in 5 total events including relays. The individual entry limits can be in any of the following combinations:
2 Track Events and 1 Field Event (All athletes are allowed to participate in 2 relays)
2 Field Events and 1 Track Event (All athletes are allowed to participate in 2 relays)
3 Field Events (All athletes are allowed to participate in 2 relays)

Meet Officials:
Meet Director: Cory Shelnutt
Clerk of Course: Shane Lasseter
Assistant Clerk of Course: Heard
Starter: Chris Armstrong
Backup Starter: Region School other than Lamar
Electronic Timers: Lamar
Pickers: Timing Staff
Announcer: Heard

Field Event Workers:
Long Jump: Callaway/Heard
Triple Jump: Spencer/School B
High Jump: Jordan/ Heard
Shot Put: Heard County/ Temple
Discus: Temple/Heard
Pole Vault: Lamar County/Heard

Note: We are required to report the Top 6 finishers to the State, so please break all necessary ties in field events.

Exchange Zones/ (1st Exchange) Lamar & Callaway (2nd Exchange) Temple & Spencer (3rd Exchange) Jordan & Heard

Break Line (800 and 4x400m) = Callaway & Spencer

Hurdle Crew: Rows 1&2 - Lamar
Rows 3&4-Callaway
Rows 5&6- Jordan
Rows 7&8- Spencer
Rows 9&10- Temple

Grievance/Games Committee: Temple /Spencer / Heard County / Alternate = Jordan

General Information
Admission is $5.
The Track has eight lanes, is all-weather, and utilizes FAT timing.
Shot Put and Discus areas are concrete.
Starting blocks will be provided, and you may bring your own.
Shots and Discus will be inspected, weighed, and marked before Coaches meeting.
Each school may enter two athletes in each individual event and two relay teams.
All heats and flights will be set according to times, distances, and heights from entry form. Please be honest. Teams will be split in the pre-lims.
All teams are required to remain off the infield during the running events. If athletes/patrons are on the infield without permission they may be disqualified.
We will be scoring 8 places.
Champion and runner up trophies will be presented at conclusion of the meet. Individual Medals will be presented during the meet.
All GHSA rules and regulations will be followed.
If a field event has 10 or more participants, then the participants will be divided into two groups (Two Flights). Flight participants will receive 4 attempts. The Top 4 overall marks qualify for State Sectionals. If there are 9 or less participants, then the field event will be one flight with 4 attempts, and the Top 4 marks qualify for State Sectionals.
Spectators will only be allowed on the track during field events.
Results will be posted in the area between the lower and upper decks of the home side.
The control tent is for timers and pickers only. No coach should enter unless summoned over the PA system.
Hip numbers are to be placed on the side of the left hip.
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.

Relay Teams
Relay teams including alternates must consist of 6 separate athletes. No athlete should be on Team A
AND Team B for any given relay.

Bus Parking
Buses should drop off athletes and then park at the Heard County Arena down the road where the driver will be shuttled back to the event.

Check in will be located in the finish line side endzone of the infield.

Implement Weigh-In
Implements will be weighed in at the red shed at the finish line before coaches meeting.

Team Areas
Tents are only allowed in the grassy areas around the track that are not near the shot put or jumping pits..
Tents are not allowed in the stnads.

Region Order of Events

(Times are estimated)

9:30 am Coaches Meeting (Scratch Only)

10:00 am First Session
Boys Shot Put
Girls Discus
Boys Long Jump
Girls Triple Jump
Boys Pole Vault
Girls High Jump
If less than 10 participants, we will only have 1 Flight

3200 (girls final)-girls only
Girls-300 Hurdles (qualifying heats)
Boys-300 Hurdles (qualifying heats)

11:15 am Second Session
Boys Discus
Girls Shot Put
Boys Triple Jump
Girls Long Jump
Boys High Jump
Girls Pole Vault
If less than 10 participants, we will only have 1 Flight

12:45 pm Running Events (Heats=Girls then Boys)
12:30 Presentation of Colors/1st Call
12:45 Girls-4x100 relay (qualifying heats)
1:00 Boys-4x100 relay (qualifying heats)
1:15 1600 meter run (boys final)-boys only
1:30 Girls-400 meter (qualifying heats)
1:40 Boys-400 meter (qualifying heats)
2:00 Girls-100 meter (qualifying heats)
2:10 Boys-100 meter (qualifying heats)
2:20 Girls-100 Hurdles (qualifying heats)
2:30 Boys-110 Hurdles (qualifying heats)
2:50 Girls-800 meter (qualifying heats)
3:05 Boys-800 meter (qualifying heats)
3:20 Girls-200 meter (qualifying heats)
3:40 Boys-200 meter (qualifying heats)
3:50 (break)
4:05 Boys-4x400 relay (qualifying heats)
4:20 Girls-4x400 relay (qualifying heats)

1 Heat Race-Any event that has 8 or less participating athletes will be run on the second day as a final.
2 Heat Race-The Top 2 from each heat and the next 4 fastest times will advance to the finals.
Day Two Finals
(Running Finals = Top 4 will advance to State Sectionals)

3:30 pm Coaches Meeting

4:00 pm (Girls then Boys)
4:00 Girls-4x100 relay (final)

4:10 Boys-4x100 relay (final)

4:20 1600 (girls final)-girls only

4:45 Girls-400 meter (final)

4:50 Boys-400 meter (final)

5:00 Girls-100 meter (final)

5:05 Boys-100 meter (final)

5:15 Girls-100 Hurdles (final)

5:20 Boys-110 Hurdles (final)

5:35 Girls-800 meter (final)

5:45 Boys-800 meter (final)

5:50 Girls-200 meter (final)

6:00 Boys-200 meter (final)

6:05 Girls-300 Hurdles (final)

6:10 Boys-300 Hurdles (final)

6:25 3200 (boys final) boys only

6:50 Girls-4x400 (final)

7:00 Boys4x400 (final)