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Event Logo Pre-Nationals Invitational
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - Sunday, February 18, 2018
Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex
New York, NY

AGE DIVISIONS

Age Division

Year of Birth

8 & Under

2010+

9-10 

2008-2009

11-12 

2006-2007

13-14 

2004-2005

15-16 

2002-2003

17-18

2000-2001#

# Athletes who are still 18 through the final day of the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships are eligible to compete in the 17-18 age division through that meet. 


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Individuals:  
  • USATF Membership: This meet is open to 2018 USATF member athletes who fall within the age divisions listed above. You may check the status of your USATF membership here. USATF Memberships can be obtained online here
  • Proof of Date of Birth: Each athlete's date or birth must be verified and included as part of their USATF member profile before the athlete's entry can be submitted. If the athlete's date of birth has been verified in the past and their membership was renewed then they will be able to submit their entry. Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license or U.S. government identification) should be emailed to your association youth chair (please included the athlete's USATF membership on the document. See USATF Competition Rules, Rule 300.1 (i) for further information.
Clubs
  • Athlete affiliatons with a member club: For a club to be active it must have renewed its club membership for 2018 and have at least one coach’s background check. A list of current USATF member clubs can be found here.
  • Relays: Each member of a relay team must be affiliated with registered USATF clubs. All athletes representing a club must be affiliated with and members of that club as part of their USATF membership.
 
FEES & ENTRY DEADLINES
Deadlines & Fees:
all entries must be submitted and paid for by February 14 (11:59 pm EST)
$8.00/individual event $32.00 per relay

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS  (subject to change)

 Time

Track Events 

(oval) 

Time

Track Events

(infield) 

 Time

 Field Events

9:00 am

3000m Race Walk

8:45am 

55m Hurdles - Trials

9:00am

Shot Put

 

1500m Race Walk

 

55m - Trials

 

Pole Vault

 

 3000m

 

55m Hurdles - Finals

 

Triple Jump

 

 4x200m

 

55m - Finals

 

 

 

 800m

 

 

 

High Jump*

 

 400m

 

 

 

Long Jump**

 

 1500m

 

 

 

Weight Throw***

 

 200m

 

 

 

* High Jump will begin at the conclusion of the 55m finals

** Long Jump will begin at the conclusion of the Triple Jump

*** Weight Throw will begin at the conclusion of the Shot Put

 

 4x400m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • In the 55m and 55m Hurdles -  the 8 fastest times will advance to the finals from the trials
  • Events will be contested youngest to oldest. 
  • Girls will compete first in each age group.
  • Field events will be 3 attempts and no finals except in 15-16/17-18 age divisions
GENERAL EVENT DETAILS
Packet Pick Up: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex 8:00 a.m. on Sunday February 18. All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers on the front on their jersey during competition. If an athlete loses the bib number, a replacement may be purchased for a fee of $8.00. *Note: No entry changes/no substitutions/no adds/no new entries/seeds or changes will be accepted at the meet site. However, USATF New York will correct all data entry mistakes; and all sex and division errors.

Event Check In: There will be separate check-in areas for Running and Field events. Athletes must check in at the designated areas 45 minutes prior to the event's scheduled starting time. All athletes will be required to remain in the designated warm-up areas after checking in.

Warm-up Area: A 150 meter Mondo warm-up loop Warm-up is located on the first floor of the facility. Franklin D Roosevelt boardwalk is located across from the Ocean Breeze Facility.

Spikes: Only ¼” pyramid spikes are allowed on Mondo track surface.



Event Results:  During competition, event results will be posted at the track facility. Additionally, event results will be posted on this page
 
Concessions: A concession stand will be open during the meet. 

Meet Apparel: Fine Design will be selling custom meet apparel.

Awards: Medals will be awarded to the top 6 in each event.

Implement Inspection: At the track 90 minutes prior before each event.
     Pole vaulters - see information below in Implements regarding pole inspections

Implements: Limited number of implements will be provided by meet management.
Pole Vault: Refer to USATF Rule 302.5(n). All competitors must provide their own vaulting poles. Vault athletes must report to be weighed with their bib numbers and poles based on the schedule below. All poles will be inspected for manufacturers’ pole ratings and the maximum top hand hold position as determined by the manufacturer. The competitors’ weights must be at or below the manufacturers’ pole ratings. NO EXCEPTIONS. Poles will be impounded at the time of inspection. Athletes will pick-up their poles and report to the competition site at time of warm-up for the event.

Meet management will not be responsible for any pole that is shipped to or impounded at the meet without a hard protective case.
Weigh-in and pole inspection will take place at the vault venue one hour before each event.
Athletes may ship poles for delivery no later than Wednesday February 14, 2017. Shipments should be sent to the following address
Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex
625 Father Capodanno Boulevard, 
Staten Island, New York, 10305

Opening Heights: Will be determined by the field referee

Protests: There will be a $100.00 fee for all protests. Protests must be submitted to the Protest Referee no later than 30 minutes after a result has been posted. The protest fee will be refunded if the protest is upheld. 

FACILITY RULES & CONDUCT
The following are not permitted at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex.:
  • Alcohol

  • Smoking

  • Glass or metal containers
  • 
Food/Gum on the track or the infield

  • Pets

  • No liquids other than water are allowed on the track surface
  • 
Coolers 
Note: Only ¼” pyramid spikes are allowed on Mondo track surface

PARKING
Free parking is located across from the Ocean Breeze athletic Facility on Father Capodanno Boulevard

CONTACT

John Padula   718-809-4915   email