Meet Information

Dear Track Coaches,

Welcome and thank you for participating in the 2014 Saunders Montague Desert Classic Track and Field Invitational on Friday March 6, 2015. Enclosed are the entry procedures for the meet. Please read through the information carefully and contact me if you have any questions. Please enter your athletes best mark to date this year. This meet will be a state qualifying meet.

Meet Director Glen Adams/Mason McHenry
Any questions contact Glen Adams at, 480-213- 2376 or e-mail gadams@qcusd.org
Mason McHenry at, 360-820-0275 or e-mail mmchenry@qcusd.org
Location - Queen Creek High School 22149 E. Ocotillo Road, Queen Creek Arizona

RULES AND REGULATIONS
Each team may enter 3 participants in each running event and 1 relay team. In the Field events each team can enter 4 participants with the exception of the pole vault where there is unlimited entries if they can clear the opening height. Participants may compete in a total of four (4) events.

All tents and team camps must be set up on the East side of the track or on the practice field West of the West (Home) bleachers

All non-participants and coaches must stay away from the finish line at all times during the meet. All participants are expected to stay in the stands. Warm-ups will only be allowed on the soccer field west of the track. There will be hurdles there for hurdlers.

National Federation of State High School Association rules will be used. Coaches and spectators are to remain in the stands for both prelims and finals. A 1 point deduction from the team could be assessed for violations.

If an athlete fails to report on the 3rd call, he/she will not be allowed to participate in that event.

All Appeals are to the referee. Judgment calls cannot be appealed. The games committee will make any decision appealed past the referee.

Athletes must compete in school uniform. Relay teams must wear identical uniforms and sweats are OK to wear. If the uniform is improper, the athlete may not be allowed to participate in the event. Sweats will be allowed in the shot and discuss if unable to wear school uniform.

We are also a non-smoking facility. Radios, cassette players, Frisbees, and etc., will not be allowed in the track area. No jewelry or offensive tattoos, as determined by the referee or starter will not be allowed. Tattoos will need to be covered when participating.

Heat sheets and results will be posted on bulletin board near the south end-zone. Final results will be e-mailed to each school within one week of the meet.

Important Dates and Times (tentative)
March 1 Sun. 11:59 p.m. Entries must be entered into Athletic.net
March 6 Fri. 8:45 a.m. Arrive at QC. Implement weigh-in
9:15 a.m. Weigh-ins completed. No implements will be weighed after this time.
9:30 a.m. Coaches Meeting
10:00 a.m. Running Events, Field Events Begin
7:30 p.m. Team Awards
Admission Prices
Adults - $5.00 Students $3.00 Children 5 &under free Passes - AIA only

Entries - Entries will be entered into Athletic.net.
A. The entry fee will be $350 per team ($175 boys $175 girls). This fee must be paid to Queen Creek High School Athletics prior to meet day.
B. Entries must be entered through Athletic.net before 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2014.
C. Each team may enter 3 participants in each running event and 1 relay team. In the Field events each team can enter 4 participants with the exception of the pole vault where there is no limit to the number of entries if they if they can clear 8 for girls and 10 for boys. Participants may compete in a total of four (4) events. In the pole vault only 4 athletes can score. These scoring athletes must be designated before the event starts.
D. There will be no changes in entries the day of the meet except for injury replacement.
Track Facilities
A. 9 lane all weather track. All weather runways in LJ, TJ, and PV.
B. All weather take off area for HJ.
C. Concrete shot and discus rings. Foam pits for HJ and PV.

Track Events
A. Lanes will be assigned for preliminaries in the 100, 200 and 100m-110m hurdle races. The 400m and 300m hurdle races will be finals only. The heats will be seeded by entry times with the fastest times in the last heat.
B. The Number of heats will depend on the number of qualified entries per event.
C. The nine (9) finalist will be assigned lanes according to qualifying times in the preliminaries. The 9 fastest times regardless of place will advance to the finals.
D. Bull Pen area: This will be located in the South end of the football field. All athletes will be required to report to the Bull Pen area to the Clerk of the Course. No Heat adjustments will be made in the staging area.
E. 800-1600-3200 meter mens and womens runs and relays will be run separately. Depending on the number of entries (1) or (2) heats will be run with the fastest times in the second heat. The number of runners in each heat can be changed at the Meet Directors discretion. Waterfall or Box alley start will be used.
F. 1600m relay will use a 3 turn stagger.
Field Events
A. Shot and Discus
1. Participants will be placed in 3 flights with the best flight competing last. The participants will compete in order with the individual best mark competing last.
2. Each athlete will get 3 preliminary throws. The top 9 will advance to the finals where they will get 3 more throws.
3. The first throw will be measured and then only attempts over the following distances will be measured
Mens Shot - 34 Womens Shot - 24
Mens Discus - 100 Womens Discus - 70
4. We will provide some throwing implements. If you want to weigh-in any implements you must do so before 9:15 a.m. They will be placed on the rack for all athletes to use.

B. Long and Triple Jump
1. A flight system will be used. Athletes must jump within the flight assigned. If an athlete needs to leave to compete in another event they must check out with the event judge.
2. The boards for the triple jump are at 24, 28, 32 and 40 from the sand. No other boards will be taped down. The long jump board is 8 from the sand.
3. Each participant will receive 3 preliminary attempts. The top 9 will advance to the finals.
The first attempt will be measured and then only jumps over the following distances will be measured.
Boys Long Jump - 17 Girls Long Jump 14
Boys Triple Jump - 35 Girls Triple Jump 27
C. Pole Vault and High Jump As heights approach qualifying standards heights will be adjusted to match.
1. Mens Pole Vault will start at 9 w/ 6raises to 13 and then 3raises.
2. Womens Pole Vault will start at 7 w/ 6raises to 10 and then 3 raises.
3. Mens High Jump will start at 54 w/ 2 raises to 6 and then 1 raises. The 3 alive method will be used.
4. Womens High Jump will start at 42 w/ 2 raises to 5 and then 1 raises. The 3 alive system will be used. The starting heights may be changed at the discretion of the meet director.

Scoring - The top 8 places will score. Scoring will be 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1
First Aid
Our trainers will be set up in the middle of the field. Our trainers are for injuries only.
Awards
Medals will be given to the top 4 finishers in each event and to the top 3 teams in relay events. A trophy will be given to the top 2 Womens teams and top 2 Mens teams.

Order of Events - Field Events
Girls Triple Jump Flight 1 - 10:00 11:00 Boys Triple Jump Flight 1 - 2:30 3:30
Flight 2 - 11:15 12:15 Flight 2 - 3:45 4:45
Finals 12:30 1:30* Finals 5:15 6:15*

Boys Long Jump Flight 1 - 10:00 11:00 Girls Long Jump Flight 1 - 2:30 3:30
Flight 2 - 11:15 12:15 Flight 2 - 3:45 4:45
Finals 12:30 1:30* Finals 5:15 6:15*
Girls Shot Put Flight 1 - 10:00 10:45 Boys Shot Put Flight 1 - 2:00 2:45
Flight 2 - 11:00 11:45 Flight 2 - 3:00 3:45
Flight 3 - 12:00 12:45 Flight 3 - 4:00 5:00
Finals 12:55 1:45** Finals 5:10 6:00**

Boys Discus Flight 1 - 10:00 10:45 Girls Discus Flight 1 - 2:00 2:45
Flight 2 - 11:00 11:45 Flight 2 - 3:00 3:45
Flight 3 - 12:00 12:45 Flight 3 - 4:00 5:00
Finals 12:55 1:45** Finals 5:10 6:00**

Note*: Tentative TimesAll Final will take place 10 minutes after the conclusion of the last flight.
Note**: Shot and Discuss will run ahead of schedule if Possible.

Pole vault weigh-ins Girls 9:15 a.m. Girls PoleVault, 10:00 a.m. Girls High Jump 10:00
Pole vault weigh-ins Boys 10:30 a.m. Boys Pole Vault 11:30 a.m. Boys High Jump, 2:00 p.m.

Prelims

B/G 3200m Final (Heats 1) 10:20 AM
Boys 110m High Hurdles Prelims 10:40 AM
Girls 100m High Hurdles Prelims 11:10 AM
Boys 100m Prelims 11:40 PM
Girls 100m Prelims 12:10 AM
Boys 1600 Heats 1 and 2 Final 12:40 PM
Girls 1600 Heats 1 and 2 Final 12:50 PM
Boys 200m Prelims 1:00 PM
Girls 200m Prelims 1:30 PM
All Finals
Boys 4x800 relay 2:00 PM
Girls 4x800 relay 2:30 PM
Boys 110 HH 3:00 PM
Girls 100 HH 3:05 PM
Boys 100m 3:10 PM
Girls 100m 3:15 PM
Boys 1600 Heat 2 3:30 PM
Girls 1600 Heat 3 3:40 PM
Boys 400m Relay Heats 1,2,3 3:50 PM
Girls 400m Relay Heats 1,2,3 4:10 PM
Boys 400m Run 4:30 PM
Girls 400m Run 5:00 PM
Boys 300m Hurdles 5:20 PM
Girls 300m Hurdles 5:40 PM
Boys 800m Run Heat 1-3 6:00 PM
Girls 800m Run Heat 1-3 6:10 PM
Boys 200m 6:20 PM
Girls 200m 6:25 PM
Boys 3200m 6:30 PM
Girls 3200m 6:45 PM
Boys 1600m Relay Heats 1, 2 7:00 PM
Girls 1600m Relay Heats 1, 2 7:15 PM
Done at 7:30 P.M. WE HOPE. All Times are approximate we will run ahead of schedule if we can

Discussions