John Scott Hartness Invitational 2019

Carnesville, GA

Meet Information

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2019 John Scott Hartness Invitational

COACHES MEETING at 4:15 Center Field. 

FIELD EVENTS: (Participants should report to their respective competition areas.)

Minimum distance on the throws will be determined the day of the meet.

(3 trials each in Discus Throw, Long Jump, Shot Put, Triple


4:30 Boys Shot-put, Girls Discus, Boys Long Jump, Girls Triple

Jump, Boys High Jump, Girls Pole Vault

5:30 Boys Discus, Girls Shot-put, Boys Triple Jump, Girls Long

Jump, Girls High Jump, Boys Pole Vault

RUNNING EVENTS: The order of all common running event heats will be girls followed by


4:45  100H/110HH- Ran during the 2nd half of field events.

100m- Ran during the 2nd half of field events.


(Please note any/all exceptions below.) If field events finish early we will immediately begin the running events. We will have a rolling schedule, if we get ahead, we will stay ahead. 

5:45  1600 Meter Run (Arc Start, girls then boys)

6:15  4X100 Meter Relay 

 6:30 400 Meter 

 6:45 800 Meter Run (One-Curve Stagger)

  7:00 200 Meters

 7:20 300 hurdles

7:45 3200 Meter Run

 AFTER  4X400 Meter Relay

PLACE: Franklin County High School 

6570 Hwy 145

Carnesville, Ga 30521 

SCORING: Top 8 places

will be scored. 

AWARDS: 1st Place Team

Trophies for Each Gender

1st-3rd Medals.

ENTRIES Two entries per school and two relay teams per school.

We will be doing online entries for this years meet. Entry Rules are Top 2 for

each event, 2 relays per school per event. 

Please use verified entries only. Performances must be VERIFIED to be used for


TIMING: Fast Feet Timing will be providing F.A.T (fully automatic timing) for our meet this

year and results will be uploaded to

CHECK IN: Heat sheets will be sent to coaches on or before Thursday afternoon March 14th.

We will also have copies for your coaches available. One-for-one substitutions

may be made with the clerk of course on the day of the meet as long as no one

violates the participation limit.

FIELD EVENTS: Every contestant in the shot, discus, long jump and triple jump will be given 3


COACHES and COACHING: We will have all the events ran by volunteers. This gives a great opportunity to coach and have a good time at the meet. Please remember that all coaching or encouraging athletes during

running events and field events must be done from outside the track or outside

the restricted competition area. Any coach or athlete not participating in that

event must be outside the restricted areas of the track or field event being

contested; violation could result in the disqualification of the competing

athlete. Please check with the Event Official about where coaches are allowed

during the competition. 

The clerk table will be situated at midfield. Hurdles will be provided for warmups.

All athletes may warmup on the infield or on the practice fields at the top of

the stadium. Athletes must check in and stay with the clerk of course by 2nd

call. Failure to check in and follow clerk's instructions will result in

disqualification. Hip numbers will be issued to each athlete; they are to be

placed on the left hip.

Head Coaches must submit the new GHSA Pole Vault verification form at the

beginning of the meet to verify the weight of all vaulters and the pole


The throwing areas will be marked with the 34.92 degree sectors.

PARKING: Buses should unload at the stadium gate and park in the far parking lots behind or in front

of the school. Please do not park buses in front of the stadium. 

ENTRY FEE: Entry fees are

$125.00. Payments can be made by sending payment to 

James Hindman/Ann Bowman

Franklin County HS

6570 HWY 145

Carnesville GA 30521

Make checks payable to:

Franklin County Track and Field 

You may also bring your payment to the Coaches meeting (4:15)Friday Afternoon

Checks, Money orders preferred.

GATE FEE: $4.00 for



be a full concession area provided behind the bleachers.

HOSPITALITY: Coaches will

be provided a meal ticket during the coaches meeting for a meal at the

concession stands.  

PROTESTS: All protests or

complaints must be directed to the Meet Director in writing. The Games

Committee will make all rule interpretations.

RULES: All National

Federation rules and GHSA rules will apply including jewelry and uniform rules.

No electronics in the restricted competition area. Check with event official

about non-restricted areas for athletes to view video or pictures.

RELAYS: Two relay entries

per team. When entering on line you must list 4 runners and 2 alternates---any

of those 6 may run on the relay.