Apollo Last Chance 2021

Glendale, AZ

Meet Information



Apollo

Track and Field

Apollo

Last Chance

May 01, 2021

The

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 hilary.mccarthy@guhsdaz.org 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

Morrisromorris@pusd11.net.

 If problems or issues, contact hilary.mccarthy@guhsdaz.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

There

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

participating.

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

times.

Covid:We

will follow GUHSD & AIA Covid protocols as best possible.

MasksMask/Gaiters

must be worn at all times except when participating or warming up

Coaches

please be sure you, your assistant coaches and athletes follow the mask policy.

 

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE of EVENTS 

9:00        Coaches

Meeting.  Coaches meeting will be in the eastern part of the south (home) bleachers.

10:00                 TIMED   Running

event  FINALS


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

1 PM

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

Saturday,

May 1st 2021

MEET

INFORMATION PACKET

THIS IS AN AIA

SANCTIONED STATE QUALIFYING MEET!
 In the event of a rain/lightening

cancellation, no rescheduled date will be assigned.

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)

                                623-435-6300

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.  

RULES

and REGULATIONS
:   2020 State and

National FHS track and field rules will be fully enforced.New rules revisions will be followed.

All

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

bleachers.              

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

10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1

RUNNING

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.

     The

200m will be run on a full curve.

     The

400m will be run in lanes.

         The

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

heat each.

         The 3200m will be run in

2 heats - gender separated.

         We will use "box alley"

starts for the 4x800m, 800m, 1600m, and 3200m races.   

         The

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.

         We

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.

LANE

ASSIGNMENTS:
  

 
TIMED FINALS ONLY;

assigned by seeded times.  

GAMES

COMMITTEE:
 -

Head Official, Bob Morris, Roland Pierce, Hilary McCarthy, Randal Orr, Ben

White

RUNNING

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

distance relays)

GENERAL

INFORMATION:

 Curve

Judges and Exchange Inspectors will be used.  Infractions will be signaled

with a yellow/white flag, resulting in a disqualification for teams who violate

the exchange.

Athletes must

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.

Athletes must

report to the staging area or "bullpen" by the 2nd call.

In the

bullpen, athletes will receive the following information...

         Receive

starting instructions.

         Receive

their lane assignment.

         Checked

for proper uniform.

           Athletes

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.   

Heat Sheets

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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