27th Annual Houston Track & Field Classic
April 17th - 18th 2020
Houston High School - Germantown, TN
Coaches and athletes get real time results as races finish!!!
Awards Medals to the top three places, including relay members. Trophies to the top 2 teams (boys and girls). Special awards to the outstanding individuals (boys and girls) and a single outstanding performance of the meet.
The entry fee is $125 per boys team and $125 per girls team.
Individuals are $15 per person, up to 6 athletes, otherwise team fee will apply.
Make checks payable to Houston Track Booster Club with Track Classic Entry Fee written on the memo line. You may also make the check to Houston High School if your district requires a check made to a school. Entry fees can be mailed to:
Houston High School
c/o Monica Thomas
7955 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38139
Varsity Entry Limitations: Each team will be allowed a maximum of three (3) entries in each individual event and one (1) entry in each relay event. We will follow TSSAA rules. A contestant shall not be entered in more than four (4) events, excluding relays. A contestant shall not compete in more than four (4) events, including relays.
JV Entry Limitations- 100/400/SHOT/LJ/PV/1600- 3 entries
NOTE- JV PV is FRIDAY, Varsity PV is SATURDAY.
JV 4x100 and JV 4x800- will race Saturday- 1 entry limit
Unified Entry Limitations- Each team will be allowed a maximum of five (5) entries in each Unified event.
Varsity Entry Limitations- 3 for all events, 1 for relay teams.
Qualifying Standards THERE ARE NO QUALIFYING STANDARDS. All heats will be seeded according to times given. Coaches CAN NOT override times. Coaches can email Coach Thomas if a different seed time/mark is needed. firstname.lastname@example.org
Field Events: All field events will be finals. Horizontal events (Throws, LJ, TJ) will receive 4 attempts.
VARSITY FIELD EVENT MEASUREMENT STANDARDS:
All first attempts will be measured.
Shot- G-28', B-38'
Discus- G-75', B-100'
LJ- G-15', B-18'
TJ- G-27', B-35'
HJ- G-4'4", B-4'10" starting heights
PV- 8' Girls, 10' Boys starting heights
Unified Events- we are excited to announce the addition of Unified Track to the Houston Classic. Special needs students from several local schools will have the opportunity of competing along-side their fellow student athletes in the following events: shot, long jump, 100M dash, 4x100M relay. Please visit the following website to learn more about this wonderful cause.www.playunified.org/about#whatisunifiedIf your school is interested in the Unified Events, you must contact Coach Thomas- email@example.com
Entry Deadline: All entries are due no later than Wednesday, April 15th noon. You will need to register online at Houston ClassicRegistration obligates your payment of the entry fee.
Event Check In-
Field events will check in at the event location. You must check in 30 minutes before the event to prevent being scratched.
Runners will check in for their race at the start line of their race. Heats will be made Thursday April 11th. Once heat have been made we can not add runners. Heats will be formed fast to slow based on seed time. It is imperative coaches assist their runners to not miss their race.
There is no coaches meeting.
Hospitality-A hospitality room for coaches and sponsors will be provided. The location will be in the Varsity Gym office. Please use the South entrance. Food by the Germantown BBQ Commissary.
Admission fee $7 per day
Meet Time Schedule
Friday, April 17th, 2020
4:30PM- all races are section vs time, girls race first.
Friday Running Events:
Varsity DMR(1200, 400, 800, 1600)
Friday Field Events 4:30PM:
JV Long Jump- Runway 1 for girls, runway 2 for boys- no min mark
JV Shot- Girls first, boys will follow- no min mark
JV Pole Vault- Girls and boys- 5' Girls, 6' boys starting heights.
Varsity High Jump- boys only- 4'10" opening height
Saturday,April 18th, 2020
RUNNING FINALS- section vs time
11:00 AM start- fastest heat will race first. Girls followed by boys. Rolling Schedule
4x800 Relay- Varsity
4x800 Relay- JV
Unified 100M Dash
4x100 Relay- Varsity
4x100 Relay- JV
Unified 4x100 Relay
Varsity Shot Put- Girls first (Boys will follow after Discus) (G-28', B-38' min mark)
Varsity Long Jump- Girls and Boys-same time (G-15', B-18' min mark)
High Jump- Girls only (opening height 4'4")
Discus- Boys first followed by girls (B-100', G-75" min mark)
Pole Vault- Varsity girls 8' starting height, boys to follow (around 10:00AM) 10' opening height.
Unified Long Jump- Girls first, boys to follow.
UnifiedShot- Girls first, boys will follow
BOYS MEET RECORDS
SHOT PUT- 58-2 -Gibbs -BARTLETT- 2002
TRIPLE JUMP- 48-10 -Gray- BOLTON- 2014
POLE VAULT- 15-5- Kendricks- OXFORD- 2011* (2016 USA Rio Olympic team)
DISCUS-171-10 -Harrison- HOUSTON- 2012
LONG JUMP- 23-6- Lay- CBHS- 2018
HIGH JUMP- 6-10- McEwen- OXFORD-2015
DMR-4000M-10:25.88- MOUNTAIN BROOK- 2016
SMR-800M-1:31.95- SOUTHWIND- 2012
110M HURDLES- 14:37- WARE -L.R. PARKVIEW- 2004
4X100M RELAY- 41.82- SOUTHWIND- 2012
4X800M RELAY- 8:07.82- ECS- 2000
100M DASH- 10.75- Webb- OXFORD- 2016
1600M RUN- 4:14.54- Sorrell- BOLTON- 2006
4X200M RELAY-1:27.52- CORDOVA- 2017
400M DASH- 48.10- Orange- MUS- 2015
300M HURDLES- 37.73- Harris- CORDOVA- 2005
800M RUN-1:53.44- Gilreath- BARTLETT- 2006
200M DASH- 21.65 Yarbrough- MILLINGTON- 2003
3200M RUN- 9:11.27 Sorrell- BOLTON- 2005
4X400M RELAY- 3:19.14- MUS- 2015
GIRLS MEET RECORDS
SHOT PUT- 42-2.5- Smith- HUTCHISON- 2002
TRIPLE JUMP- 38-10- Woods- CRAIGMONT- 2013
POLE VAULT- 12-7 -Pitts- HUTCHISON- 2013
DISCUS-150-10- Farmen- WHITEHAVEN- 1994
LONG JUMP- 18-11- Kelly- NORTHEAST- 2014
HIGH JUMP- 5-10- Merriweather- BARTLETT- 2005
DMR-4000M-12:27.80- HOUSTON- 2015
SMR-800M- 1:46.92- Southwind- 2018
100M HURDLES- 14.14- Lightfoot- SOUTHWIND- 2016
4X100M RELAY- 48.18- WHITEHAVEN- 2016
4X800M RELAY- 9:46.38- SAINT AGNES- 2012
100M DASH- 11.90- McCoy- WHITEHAVEN- 2014
1600M RUN- 5:06.30- Baran- HOUSTON- 2016
4X200M RELAY-1:41.38- CORDOVA-2017
400M DASH- 55.80- Collier-CORDOVA-2017
300M HURDLES- 44.42- Long- WHITE STATION-2017
800M RUN 2:13.55- King- RIDGEWAY- 2011
200M DASH- 24.36- McCoy- WHITEHAVEN- 2014
3200M RUN- 11:08.32- Van Wyhe- COLLIERVILLE- 2006
4X400M RELAY- 3:56.01- Southwind- 2018
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