Chattanooga OPTIMIST Southeastern Track & Field Invitational 2016

Chattanooga, TN

Meet Information

Registration help:

Schedule of Events
Coaches Meeting 12:45PM

1:00pm Field Events

High Jump - Boys Then Girls - (*Chatt. Christian, Cleveland, Tyner, *Coffee Co. )

Long Jump - Girls then Boys - (Ooltewah, S Pittsburg, Chatt. Arts & Sciences, Carter High School )

Triple Jump - Boys Then Girls - (*GPS, *Allatoona, *Tullahoma, Sequatchie Co,)

Shot Put - Girls then Boys - ( *Alcoa , Cumberland Co. *Red Bank , East Ridge)

Discus - Boys then Girls - (Signal Mountain, Chatt. Central, Tullahoma, G. W. Carver)

Pole Vault - Girls then Boys - (*Baylor, McCallie , Bradley )

Exchange Zones -
4x1 - Notre Dame, McMinn Co, Soddy Daisy
4x2 - Notre Dame, McMinn Co, Soddy Daisy
4x4 - Soddy Daisy, Notre Dame, McMinn Co
4x8 - Soddy Daisy, Notre Dame, McMinn Co

Break Line - (*Rhea Co., Brainerd,)

Hurdles - Siegel, Shelbyville, Girls Leadership, C.A.K., Dalton, McMinn Central, Anyone else not listed

TSSAA Official: Doug Dennett

1:15pm Girls 4x800-meter Relay then Boys 4x800-meter Relay

1:40pm Running Events (or as soon as the 4x8"s are done), girls run before boys and sections versus time for all events. (please note we will start running before the field events are done)

NFHS Order of Events
110/100-meter Hurdles
100-meter Dash
4x200-meter Relay
1600-meter Run
4x100-meter Relay
400-meter Dash
800-meter Run
200-meter Dash
3200-meter Run
4x400-meter Relay

APRIL 9, 2016

Each team may enter three individuals per event and one relay team (if they meet the minimum marks). The Tennessee entry limitation is that no contestant may participate in more than four events. Online entry only, there will be no race day entries

It is very important that coaches be honest and accurate in turning in their athletes best times or performances. We will be running sections of each event. The better runners will be grouped together, but all sections times will be compared for place. use an unverified times will not be accepted.

Miscellaneous information:
1. All entries must be submitted online (big green button on this page).
The entry deadline is 11:00 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2016.
Online entry only, there will be no race day entries

2. Entry fee: $5 per entry. Maximum entry fee of $50 per gender team ($100 per school that has both boys and girls teams). Make checks payable to Tennessee Runner.

3. National Federation and TSSAA rules will be followed.

4. Participants in the shot, discus, long jump, and triple jump will have a total of three trials.

5. The 100 Hurdles and the running events that follow will begin promptly after the 4x800. Coaches should plan accordingly when turning in your lineup. The field events will overlap with the running events.

6. Scoring will be 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.

7. RUNNING EVENTS: All running events are run in sections against time as finals. Heats will be set using entry times turned in by the coaches. Each event will be set up to run fastest heat last.

8. Races will be timed using fully automatic timing.

9. Opening heights for the vertical jumps:
Girls High Jump: 4-4
Boys High Jump: 5-4

9. Minimum marks to be measured: We will measure you first legal mark, then only those that meet the minimum marks.

Shot Put
35 / 25

90 / 70

Long Jump
18-0 / 13-6

Triple Jump
35-0 / 25-0

There will be maximum entry limits for every event.
Only verified (posted and in the database) performances will be accepted for entries.
4x800-meter Relay - Top 16 Entries Per Gender
100m Hurdles - Top 24 Entries
110m Hurdles - Top 24 Entries
100m Dash - Top 32 Entries Per Gender
4x200-meter Relay - Top 24 Entries
1600m Run - Top 16 Entries Per Gender
4x100-meter Relay - Top 24 Entries
400m Dash - Top 24 Entries Per Gender
300m Hurdles - Top 24 Entries Per Gender
800m Run - Top 32 Entries Per Gender
200m Dash - Top 32 Entries Per Gender
3200m Run - Top 16 Entries Per Gender
4x400-meter Relay - Top 16 Entries Per Gender
All Field Events will be - Top 32 Entries Per Gender

In order to keep the cost of this meet to a minimum, all Coaches will be asked to help work a field event.

Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each event. Team awards will be given to the top girls and boys teams.

Coaches should submit scratches and substitutions for the running events to the clerk between 9:00-9:30. Scratches and substitutions for field events will be made at the site. No additions will be allowed.

Runners should report to the bull pen by second call. Roll call for the field events will be held in the area of the event. If they have not reported by 3rd call they will be scratched. When runners report plan on staying in the bull pen. Runners will be walked out on the track just before each race.

Please use 1/4 inch spikes or shorter. Please refrain from using chalk. Tape will be allowed in the high jump and long jump areas.

Throwing implements will be weighed in the throwing area. Implements that do not weigh in properly will be impounded until after the track meet.

Vaulters will be weighed in prior to the event in the track storage garage. Vaulters will not be allowed to use a pole in competition unless it is rated for a weight equal to or higher than their own. No exceptions.

Commemorative Optimist tee shirts will be on sale.

A concession stand will be open.

Team tents may be set up outside the competition area or on the visitor's side bleachers. No team tents will be allowed in the home side bleachers or in the infield.

This meet is made possible by the generosity of the Chattanooga Optimist Club.

Eagle Sportz will be on site selling commemorative meet shirts.