MEET INFORMATION FOR VCU INVITATIONAL: APRIL 16, 2011

Tentative Schedule of Events

Field Events:
10:00 am        Hammer Throw (W/M)

                        Pole Vault (W/M)

11:00 am        Long Jump (W/M)               

12:00 pm        Shot (W/M)
1:00 pm          Discus  (W/M)

                        High Jump (W/M)

                        Triple Jump (W/M)

3:00 pm          Javelin (M/W)

Running Events:
10:00 am        5,000m (W)

10:25 am        5,000m (M)

12:00 pm        4x100m (W)

12:10 pm        4x100m (M)

12:20 pm        1500m (W)

12:30 pm        1500m (M)

12:40 pm        100m Hurdles (W)

12:50 pm        110m Hurdles (M)

1:00 pm          400m (W)

1:10 pm          400m (M)

1:20 pm          100m (W)

1:30 pm          100m (M)

1:40 pm          800m (W)

1:50 pm          800m (M)

 2:00 pm         400m Hurdles (W)

 2:10 pm         400m Hurdles (M)

 2:20 pm         200m (W)

 2:35 pm         200m (M)

 2:50 pm         Steeple 3,000m (W)

 3:05 pm         Steeple 3,000m (M)

 3:15 pm         1,600m Relay (W)

 3:25 pm         1,600m Relay (M)

 3:35 pm         4x800m (W)

 3:50 pm         4x800m (M)

FACILITIES                                      
Sports Backer Stadium is an 8-lane 400m Martin Surface track with 48 inch wide lanes and a full compliment of throwing facilities within the main stadium, 4 long/triple jump pits, 2 horizontal jumps pits and 2 pole vault pits.

CLERK/CHECK-IN                         

FIELD EVENTS:
Athletes may report 1 hour up to 30’ prior to the scheduled start of their event. All athletes in later flight are asked to check in prior to the initial start.                               

RUNNING EVENTS: Please check in at the Clerk Area no later than 30’ prior to the start of your event. Report to your respective start area no later than 10’ prior to the start of your event.

WEIGH-IN                                         
Weigh-ins will be Saturday morning between 8:30 am and start of Women’s Weight. We will be flexible.

SPIKE LENGTH                              
Maximum ¼ inch or 7mm length.

RESTROOMS                                    
Restroom facilities are located underneath the press box seating area.

TEAM CAMPS                                  
Please set up your tents and team camps outside of the track area behind the fence. The infield area must be kept clear at all times.

SCORING                                           
Meet will be scored.  

QUALIFYING                                   

RUNNING EVENTS:
Sections versus time (faster sections run first)

FIELD EVENTS: Throws and horizontal jumps, each competitor will be allowed 3 trails, advancing top 8 to the finals for 3 additional jumps.

TRAINERS                                         
VCU Training staff will be available

WEATHER EMERGENCY           
In the event of bad weather, the meet will be postponed and athletes, coaches and staff are asked to evacuate to team buses. Please listen closely for all announcements and updates.

AWARDS                                            
T-shirts will be given to the winner of each event upon completion on their events.

RESULTS                                           
Results will be available on-line on the VCU Athletic website immediately after the meet. A small number of hard copies will be available to head coaches at the conclusion.

ENTRIES            
                               
www.directathletics.com

Entries must be received no later than 11:59 pm Tuesday, April 12, 2010. No exceptions. Due to the limitations of our facility and our proposed time schedule, and in an effort to ensure a timely and efficient competition, meet management reserves the right to limit entries. *Note: Based on the number of Entries, We must limit all unattached athletes to 2 individual events.

 
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