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 2016 Shirt

THE TRI-CITIES TRACK CLASSIC

 Friday / Saturday, April 1-2, 2016

Kermit Tipton Stadium - Science Hill High School

Johnson City , Tennessee

 

                                

                    

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GENERAL INFORMATION

 
ELIGIBILITY:
Sanctions have been requested from the following state associations: AL,FL, GA, IL, IND, KY,MISS,NC,OH, PENN, SC, TN,VA, WVA. It is your responsibility to confirm that your state association has sanctioned this meet. If your state is not part of the list above please contact meet management to request your state be added. Member schools are invited to enter. Track club or unattached entries will not be accepted. Postgraduate students who have completed the 12th grade cannot compete. Participants must be certified and eligible to compete in their state associations.

ELITE ATHLETE / RELAY COORDINATOR
For those relay teams and athletes that are nationally ranked please contact our Elite Athlete / Relay Coordinator for so that we can insure your national level athletes - relays the best competition / matchups. Please contact: Chris Kane (865) 385-6237 or email chris.kane010@gmail.com for futher information.

OFFICIALS / VOLUNTEERS:  Certified Officials and Volunteers - If you would like to officiate or volunteer for this years meet please contact the following coordinators:

Officials - Chris Kane chris.kane010@gmail.com     Volunteers - Jennifer Brockett brockettj@jcschools.org

GATE FEE:
There will be a gate fee of $4.00 each day for Friday and Saturday. All athletes must present their team jerseys for free entry. All coaches will be given gate passes in their packets.

ENTRY FEE:
$10.00 per athlete. Maximum $ 100.00 per team (Boys and Girls pay as separate teams) No Refunds.
 
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ENTRY DEADLINE:

All online entries must be made by Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (12 PM). Make checks payable to Knoxville Youth Athletics. Certified, Cashiers Check, Money order or School Check only. There are no entry refunds or entry fee changes for scratched athletes or no-shows.    All entry fees must be received by at our PO Box by - Thursday March 31st. If you cannot send in your payment by this time please pay your fees by credit card when you register online (extra charges apply)

ONLINE ENTRY: 
All entries must be made online - no exceptions 

Knoxville Track Club Online Sign Up

Make checks payable to Knoxville Youth Athletics. Certified / Cashiers Check / Money Order or School Check only. Mail entry fees only to:
Marty Sonnenfeldt
Tri-Cities Track Classic
P.O. Box 7204
Knoxville , TN 37921

ENTRY CONFIRMATION:
A copy of your on-line entries will be e-mailed to you. Please check this email carefully.  You are able to make changes to this entry online up through the entry deadline of 3/29/2016.  All entries are accepted pending the receipt of entry fees. We must recieve your entry fees no later than March 31, 2016. No other changes to your entries will be accepted after the entry deadline.
 
ENTRY LIMITS:
Four (4) individual entries per event per team. Four (4) events per athlete (including field and relays). Only (2) Relay entries per event per team.

ENTRY SEED TIMES:
All entrants must submit entry marks for the events listed in the Meet Schedule. Previous years qualifying standards have been removed so we ask your cooperation in being honest and accurate seed marks when entering. These marks must be recorded in official meets in 2015-2016.   In fairness to all please do not turn in bogus marks. Those seeded in the top 10 for each event will have their marks checked.  Athletes with bogus marks will be placed in slowest sections. Please adjust all hand times in sprint and hurdle events upward by .25. All athletes entered at NM or no mark will be seeded in the slowest heats and sections.
 
MINIMUM MEASURMENT MARKS / OPENING HEIGHTS (Important) :
Opening heights may be adjusted downward by officials after a survey of the jump and vault participants.

Meet Program

Download Coaches Instructions

 Pole Vault Weigh In Form

UPDATED MEET SCHEDULE - AS OF 3/31/16 

Please Note that schedule below is not the updated meet schedule. Please click the link above for the updated schedule.

2016 MEET SCHEDULE
Friday 4/1/2016
Field Events Event Minimum Measure Mark (MMM)           Opening HT (OH)
4:00 PM High School Packet Pickup Opens for PM Session
5:00 PM Tim Mack Boys Pole Vault 10'6" OH
6:00 PM Boys Triple Jump 40' MMM
Girls Triple Jump 30'6" MMM
Running Events Event Entry Limits / Advancement
5:00 PM The TONY COSEY Girls 2000 Steeple Final
5:30 PM The TONY COSEY Boys 2000 Steeple Final
6:05 PM Girls 4x200 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
6:20 PM Boys 4x200 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
6:45 PM Girls Distance Medley Sections Vs Time
7:10 PM Boys Distance Medley Sections Vs Time
7:35 PM Girls Shuttle Hurdle Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 4 Entry Times in Fast Section
7:45 PM Boys Shuttle Hurdle Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 4 Entry Times in Fast Section
8:00 PM The Coach TOM COUGHENOUR Girls 2-Mile  Section Vs Time - Top 16 Entry Times in Fast Section
8:40 PM The Coach TOM COUGHENOUR Boys 2-Mile Section Vs Time - Top 16 Entry Times in Fast Section
Saturday 4/2/2016
Field Events Event Minimum Measure Mark (MMM)           Opening HT (OH)
7:00 AM Packet Pick Up Opens for Saturday Events
9:00 AM Girls Shot Put Limited to top 40 entries - 28' MMM
Girls High Jump 4'5" OH
Boys Discus Limited to top 40 entries - 120' MMM
Girls Long Jump 15' MMM
11:00 AM Boys Shot Put Limited to top 40 Entires - 40' MMM
Boys High Jump 5'7" OH
Girls Discus Limited to top 40 Entries - 85' MMM
12:00 PM Boys Long Jump 20' MMM
12:30 PM Girls Pole Vault 7'6" OH
Running Events Event Entry Limits / Advancement
          8:30 AM              Girls 100H  Prelims Random Seeded - Top 9 to Finals
Boys 110H  Prelims Random Seeded - Top 9 to Finals
9:00 AM Girls 4x800 Relay Limited to top 36 entries
 9:30 AM Boys 4x800 relay Limited to top 36 entries
10:00 AM Girls 100 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 9 to Finals
 10:15 AM Boys 100 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 9 to Finals
10:45 AM Girls 400 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 9 to Finals
11:05 AM Boys 400 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 9 to Finals
11:20 AM Girls 300H Limited to top 36 entries
11:35 AM Boys 300H Limited to top 36 entries
11:50 AM Girls 200 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 9 to Finals
12:10 PM Boys 200 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 9 to Finals
           Break
1:15 PM Girls 100H  Final
1:25 PM Boys 110H  Final
1:35 PM Girls 4x100 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 9 Entry Times in Fast Section
2:00 PM Boys 4x100 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 9 Entry Times in Fast Section
2:30 PM The MARKIE VOYLES Girls Mile Sections Vs Time - Top 12 Entry Times in Fast Section
3:00 PM The RAY FLYNN Boys Mile Sections Vs Time - Top 12 Entry Times in Fast Section
3:30 PM Girls 100 Dash Final
Boys 100 Dash Final
3:40 PM Girls 400 Dash Final
Boys 400 Dash Final
4:00 PM Girls 800 Run Sections Vs Time - Top 9 Entry Times in Fast Section
4:30 PM Boys 800 Run Sections Vs Time - Top 9 Entry Times in Fast Section
5:00 PM Girls 200 Dash Final
Boys 200 Dash Final
5:10 PM Girls 4x400 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 9 Entry Times in Fast Section
5:30 PM Boys 4x400 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 9 Entry Times in Fast Section
TEAM AWARDS

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IMPLEMENTS:

Shots and Discs will be provided by the meet management.  

MEDICAL: On site medical will be provided and will be located in the infield.  Our on site staff will provide event injury and emergent assesment and care only.  Medical will not provide taping prior to competition.

 
PACKET PICK-UP:
4/1/16 - PM Session 4-8 PM, 4/2/2016 - 7:00AM - Noon - Packet Pickup will take place at the entrance to the track outside the first turn - directly across the infield from the scoreboard.
 
COMPETITION AND UNIFORM RULES:
The Tri-Cites Track Classic will run according to the rules set forth in the 2016 National High School Federation Rules and Case Book. These rules will be strictly enforced. In addition to these rules, the following rules of competition will also be in effect:
1. The track and field competition areas are explicitly closed to all coaches, non-competing athletes and spectators. Failure to comply will result in disqualification and removal by security.
2. Hip numbers must be worn on the front both hips and on the front of the athlete's jersey. The Clerk of the Course will hand out hip numbers for timing purposes.
3. No running warm-ups will be allowed on the track. No field event warm-ups will be allowed at the field event venue without an event official present.
4. Lapped runners in the distance races will be moved to lane 2.
5. Minimum marks for measurement and opening heights in field events are listed in the Meet Schedule
6. Relay batons will be provided.
7. A $50 cash protest fee must be paid at the awards pick-up when a protest is filed. This fee will be refunded only if your protest is upheld.
 
SEEDING:
All first round events (prelims) will be random seeded.  All section vs time events will be seeded from best to worst with the fastest section running first. The top nine marks in field event trials will advance to finals. The top eight times in the running trial rounds will advance to finals.

TIMING: FAT 

2013 Complete Results

2014 Complete Results

T-SHIRTS: Commemorative Tri-Cities Track Classic Series shirts will be on sale at the meet for $15.00.  Logo shown above

AWARDS
>Individual awards - Plaques will be awarded to event champions. Medals will be awarded to places 2-8.  You must be present to accept   your award - meet management will not mail awards to those who leave the meet early.                                                                                      
>Relay awards - Plaques will be awarded to the team champion.
>Meet Awards - Outstanding Girls and Boys performers (MVP) will be awarded.                                                                                
>Team awards - Plaques will be awarded to the top 3 Boys and Girls Teams. 

 For general information, call the Knoxville Youth Athletics Hotline at (865) 304-8381. For technical, meet details e-mail Meet Director - Marty Sonnenfeldt knoxvilleyouthathletics@gmail.com or assistant meet director Chris Kane chris.kane010@gmail.com

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