Track and Field
May 01, 2021
following is the full packet and time schedule for the Apollo Last Chance.We look forward to your athletes competing on
Saturday, May 01. Please keep in mind the following:
You can enter three athletes per event and one relay.Please have your athletes entered into https://az.milesplit.com no later than 10:00 am Thursday morning, April 29.
Please review the head coaches' page for the program and email email@example.com if any changes need to be made.Please bring your signed AIA Covid form certifying all your coaches & athletes have been screened.
No Field Events
10:00 First running event (**all running events are finals)
1:00ish the meet should end around 1:00 to 2:00
Please NO team camps or canopies in the southern bleachers.Spectators only in the South bleachers.Team camps or canopies are allowed in the northern bleachers or in the grass area around the track. The infield is a good warmup area (hurdles are available).The bullpen is located in the discus area, just to the North of the finish line.
All entries MUST be entered at AZ Milesplit no later than 10:00 am on Thursday, April 29.
Any last-minute changes must be in by 9 am, Friday April 30. Email those changes directly to Bob
If problems or issues, contact firstname.lastname@example.org(cell 602-509-4485)
No substitutions on the day of the meet!!!!!!! If there are extenuating circumstances,
please contact meet director Hilary McCarthy
Water/FoodEach team/athlete must bring their own water
and food items
is a water bottle filler at the water fountains near the restroom.
Spectators:Spectators are allowed but, per our
district covid policy, they can only be family members of athletes
SeatingFans will sit in the south
bleachers.We ask that families sit
together, use social distancing and wear masks covering nose and mouth at all
will follow GUHSD & AIA Covid protocols as best possible.
must be worn at all times except when participating or warming up
please be sure you, your assistant coaches and athletes follow the mask policy.
SCHEDULE of EVENTS
Meeting. Coaches meeting will be in the eastern part of the south (home) bleachers.
10:00 TIMED Running
1. 4 x 800m - Boys / Girls
2. High Hurdles - Boys / Girls
3. 100m - Boys / Girls
4. 1600m - Boys / Girls
5. 4 x 100m Relay - Boys / Girls
6. 400m - Boys / Girls
7. 300m I-H - Boys / Girls
8. 800m - Boys / Girls
9. 200m - Boys / Girls
10. 3200m Boys (one heat) Girls 3200 (1 heat)
11. 4x400m Relay - Boys / Girls
Coaches, please have
athletes clean up their camps. Thank you for being a part of history
and participating in the Apollo Last Chance Meet!
Apollo Last Chance
May 1st 2021
9:00 Coaches Meeting
11:00Meet begins THIS
IS A TIMED FINALS MEET ONLY!
LOCATION: Apollo High School ADDRESS:
8045 N. 47th Ave.
(47th Ave and Northern; Glendale, Az. 85302)
FACILITY: TRACK: Apollo has a 9-lane all-weather
track. Athletes are to use flats, " or 1/8" spikes.
Any violation will result in immediate disqualification from the meet.
RUNWAYS & APRONS: All jumping events are placed on all-weather
surfaces. Same spike rules apply to all jumping
events. Starting blocks will be furnished by Apollo High School, or
individuals may bring their own. Apollo will not be liable for damage or
loss to other starting blocks.
Each school is to provide their own batons.
TAPE IS NOT ALLOWED AS MARKERS ON ANY
PART OF THE FACILITY. Cut tennis balls will be provided for relays.
Timing of all running events will be
done electronically, backed up by stop watches. The track events will run
according to the set sequence schedule. Any malfunction of the
electronic system will defer to hand held times, preventing that event
from being marked as state qualifying.
and REGULATIONS: 2020 State and
National FHS track and field rules will be fully enforced.New rules revisions will be followed.
non-participants and coaches must stay away from the finish line at all times
during the meet. Please no standing along the railing in the
bleachers. Team camps may be
set up on the north side of the
facility or in the bleachers to the north of the football field. Canopies
and E-Z Ups are allowed on the north side of the facility only. No athletes
or team canopies allowed in the south
PARTICIPATION: Each team may enter three participants per
event and one relay team. You MAY NOT ADD athletes, but we will allow
substitutions. Athletes who are substituting must give their name at the
bullpen. Fully automatic timing (electronic timing system) names will not
be changed until after the final results. All athletes must
be entered through milesplit.com. Site will be opened on April 6thfor
entries. All entries must be entered online through milesplit.com
no later than 10:00 pm on Thursday, April 29th. If
you have any questions regarding the site or entry process, please contact
Bob Morris at 623-694-2405.
SCORING: All scoring will follow
EVENTS: ALL EVENTS WILL BE RUN AS (TIMED)
FINALS. NO PRELIMINARY/QUALIFYING HEATS. THE HEATS WILL BE SEEDED AND RUN IN ORDER FROM
SLOWEST SEED TIMES TO FASTEST. PLEASE ENTER ELECTRONIC SEED TIMES ONLY. This
is done so that athletes will only have 4 events maximum to participate in on
this one day meet.
200m will be run on a full curve.
400m will be run in lanes.
800m MAY be run in two separate heats (boys slow & fast heat / girls slow
& fast heat). All four to be run in as timed finals. Coaches
meeting decision whether or not to run this way or in one heat for each gender.
1600m girls and boys; 1
The 3200m will be run in
2 heats - gender separated.
We will use "box alley"
starts for the 4x800m, 800m, 1600m, and 3200m races.
400m and 1600m relays will be run in heats as seeded timed finals (no
prelims). We will use electronic times to determine the places to reduce
the wear and tear of sprinters. We will also be using a three-turn
stagger for the 4x400m relay.
will run a single heat of the 4x800m relay for the boys and a single heat for
the girls, unless decided differently at coaches meeting.
TIMED FINALS ONLY;
assigned by seeded times.
Head Official, Bob Morris, Roland Pierce, Hilary McCarthy, Randal Orr, Ben
SCHEDULE: We are on
a running schedule. It is the responsibility of the athletes and coaches
to know the order of events. Order of events is attached. We will
begin running events promptly at 10:00 AM. Events will run
straight through (4 heats per lane events and 2 for distance events and
Judges and Exchange Inspectors will be used. Infractions will be signaled
with a yellow/white flag, resulting in a disqualification for teams who violate
stay in their lanes at the conclusion of their race and wait for the judges to
come to you. Please do not return to the finish line.
report to the staging area or "bullpen" by the 2nd call.
bullpen, athletes will receive the following information...
their lane assignment.
for proper uniform.
who have not reported to the bullpen by the 3rd call may not be
allowed to participate in that event.
The Meet Directors have the authority to run the meet in the best interest of
the meet and the athletes. It is the responsibility of the Games Committee
to make any decision appealed past the meet directors. There will be no
locker room facilities available. Bathrooms are located on the north side
of the gym, just south of the racquetball courts. Any jumping of fences
or destruction of the Apollo facilities could result in removal from the
event. PLEASE: No radios, CD players, Frisbees, football, etc. allowed
near the track. NOISE DISRUPTS THE START OF RACES. Please keep all
athletes in the outer area off the north side of the track.
and results will be available in MileSplit live. Coaches, please be
patient when waiting for postings. Stay away from the Automatic
Timing tent and do not ask for results ahead of postings. Final results
will be posted on https://az.milesplit.com
and possibly Athletic.net.
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