2021 Jerry Arnold Challenge at Mill Creek
DATES March 6th 2021
PLACE Mill Creek High School
4400 Braselton Highway 124
Hoschton, GA 30548
SCORING Top 8 places will be scored.
AWARDS Awards stand will feature MEDALS FOR THE TOP 8, the Champion will receive a Champion Meet T Shirt.
Trophies will be presented to the TOP 4 TEAMS.
ENTRIES: Three entries per school and one relay team per school.
We will be doing online entries for this years meet.
Deadline for entries are March 3, 2021.
Please use verified entries only. Performances must be VERIFIED to be used for seeding.
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 new 4 event participation limit.
PRE-LIMS IN 100M, 100M HURDLES, 110M HURDLES
QUALIFYING Finals are by time in all other running events.
FIELD EVENTS Every contestant in the shot, discus, long jump and triple jump will
be given 3 attempts with the top 9 qualifying for the final round of 3 more attempts.
COACHING: Coaches will not be asked to pay entry fee and then work an event. Please enjoy the meet and take advantage of being able to coach your athletes.
We offer finals in the horizontals and throws. 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. Coaches should also check with Event official about restricted and unrestricted areas for viewing video or pictures.
INFIELD No spectators, parents, coaches (unless attending to an injured athlete) or athletes (not involved in competition) will be allowed on the track or in the field. Failure to comply will result in your removal from the track and disqualification from the meet. Coach it is your responsibility to inform your athletes of this! This measure is for the safety of your athletes. Warm-ups will be allowed on the track until 10:00 AM on Saturday. After 10:00 AM all warm-ups should be done on the practice field or in the parking lot adjacent to the field house. Team tent set up information will be addressed closer to the meet date
ATHLETIC TRAINERS will be on hand for all sessions, we do ask if you have an athlete that needs taping to please bring a roll of tape for our Athletic Trainers to use.
FACILITIES The track at Mill Creek is a Poly all-weather track. ---1/4 inch or less Pyramid spikes only on the track.
Two Horizontal jump runways with Mondo surface.
Two Discus areas on the Middle School Field.
Two Shot Put areas beside the field house.
Two Pole vault runways and pits.
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 ratings.
The throwing areas will be marked with the 34.92 degree sectors.
The warm up area is on the practice field adjacent to the Stadium
There will NOT be a dressing area at the stadium.
ENTRY FEE: Entry fees are $100.00 per team or $150.00 per SCHOOL or $10.00 per athlete if bringing fewer than 10 athletes.
Payments can be made by sending payment to
Mill Creek High School
4400 Hwy 124
Hoschton, GA 30548 Make checks payable to:
Mill Creek Track and Field Booster Club
You may also bring your payment to the Coaches meeting Saturday morning.
TICKETS AVAILABLE THROUGH GOFAN $4.00 for adults and $3.00 for students.
CONCESSIONS: LIMITED CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE
PROTESTS All protests or complaints must be directed to the Meet Director in writing.
The Jury of Appeals 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 One relay entry per team. When entering on line you must list 4 runners and 4 alternates---any of those 8 may run on the relay as long as they are not over their 4 event limit.
T-SHIRTS Will be sold at the meet provided by Georgia Promotions, Champions will receive a Championship Shirt
CLERK OF COURSE Athletes must check in and stay with the clerk of course by 2nd call. Uniforms will be checked at the clerk area. 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. We will walk the athletes out onto the track from the clerk area.
Staging Areas: We will be directing athlete heats/flights to staging areas to wait for their heat/flight to improve social distancing at each event venue.
Perfect Timing has new LIVE results that allows access to running clock and results as they are scored.
Girls PV Opening Height - 7'
Girls HJ Opening Height - 4'8"
Boys PV Opening Height - 9'
Boys HJ Opening Height - 5'8"
Tentative Meet Schedule
FIELD EVENT SCHEDULE
10:00AM BOYS LONG JUMP, GIRLS LONG JUMP
10:30AM BOYS DISCUS, GIRLS DISCUS
11:00AM BOYS POLE VAULT, GIRLS POLE VAULT
11:00AM BOYS HIGH JUMP
1:00PM BOYS TRIPLE JUMP, GIRLS TRIPLE JUMP
1:00PM BOYS SHOT PUT, GIRLS SHOT PUT
1:00PM GIRLS HIGH JUMP
RUNNING EVENT TIME SCHEDULE
10:30AM PRELIMS Girls and Boys Hurdles, GIRLS 100M, BOYS 100M (8 TO FINALS)
10:30AM 100H Prelim Top 8 Times advance
10:45AM 110H Prelim Top 8 Times Advance
10:55AM 100m Girls Prelim Top 8 Times Advance
11:05AM 100m Boys Prelim Top 8 Times Advance
11:15AM 1600m Girls Finals
11:30AM 3200m Boys Finals
12:00 NOON 4 x 800 Girls Final By Time
12:10PM 4 x 800 Boys Final by Time
12:20PM 100H Girls Final
12:25PM 110H Boys Final
12:30PM 100m Girls Final
12:35PM 100m Boys Final
12:40PM 4x200Girls Finals by Time
12:45PM 4 x 200m Boys Finals by Time
12:50PM 1600m Boys Finals by Time
1:10PM 4 x 100m Girls Finals by Time
1:20PM 4 x 100m Boys Finals by Time
1:30PM 400m Girls Finals by Time
1:40PM 400m Boys Finals by Time
1:50PM 300H Girls Finals by Time
2:05PM 300H Boys Finals by Time
2:20PM 800m Girls Finals by Time
2:30PM 800m Boys Finals by Time
2:45PM 200m Girls Finals by Time
2:55PM 200m Boys Finals by Time
3:05PM 3200 M Girls Finals by Time
3:35PM 4 x 400m Girls Final by Time
3:45PM 4 x 400m Boys Final by Time