TSSAA A-AA East Section Multi-event Championship 2016

Greeneville, TN

Meet Information

EAST SECTIONAL A-AA PENTATHLON/DECATHLON
APRIL 25-26, 2016
LOCATION: Greeneville Middle School Track, Greeneville, TN.
TIME: 10:00 AM each day Coaches meeting at 9:30 AM-Weigh-ins begin at 9:00 AM.
POST-SEASON ONLINE ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS (ALL TRAX TIMING): ALLTRAXTIMING.COM will host the online entry for Pen/Dec
The entry deadline will be at 11:00 PM on April 23, 2016.
If you are interested in further details or have simple curiosity about the online entry process, you are welcome to contact Jim Kaiser for more information.
(jimkaiser@mindspring.com or 859-492- 9990)
ENTRY FEE: $15 per athlete payable to Greeneville High School Track. Checks may be mailed to Greeneville High School or brought to the meet. Entries are limited to no more than 3 boys and 3 girls per school.
TSSAA GUIDELINES for Pentathlon/Decathlon:
1. Running Events - In running events contestants are run in heats of three or four, with the exception of the 800- meter run (Pentathlon) and the 1500- meter run (Decathlon). Fully Automatic Timing will be used.
a. All rules as set out in the National Federation Track and Field Rule Book shall apply to the running events with the following exception:
(a) The field shall be allowed one false start in each event. If a contestant false starts after the field has been granted one false start, that contestant shall be disqualified in that event and shall receive 0 points in that event.
(b) Hurdles should be placed in all lanes that have an effect on the race. For example, if the race is run in lanes 2, 4 & 6, hurdles should be placed in lanes 1, 3, 5 & 7.
2. Field Events - All rules as set out in the National Federation Track and Field Rule Book shall apply to the field events with the following exception:
In the throwing and jumping events, a contestant shall be allowed three attempts. If he/she scratches on all three attempts in an event, he/she shall be disqualified in that event and shall receive 0 points in the event.
Meet Director: Larry Blalock
blalockl@gcschools.net
Cell # 423.329.7938

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