Meet Information

GENERAL INFORMATION

Link to The Live Results During the Meet

ELIGIBILITY:
Sanctions have been requested from the following state associations: AL, AR, CA, CONN, FL, GA, IL, IND, KY, LA, MI, MISS, MD, NC, NJ, OH, PENN, SC, TN, TX, VA, WVA, Ontario,Canada. It is your responsibility to confirm that your state association has sanctioned this meet. 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: Allen Etheridge at 865-742-7489 (aetheridge@ortn.edu) for futher information.

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:
$9.00 per athlete. Maximum $ 90.00 per team (Boys and Girls pay as separate teams) No Refunds.

LODGING - Official Volunteer Track Classic Meet Hotel
New Meet Headquarters Hotel for 2011. Great Rates ($65.00 / night) + full breakfast and just minutes away from Tom Black Track. We encourage you to book your rooms with Use Group Code - Volunteer Classic :

Red Roof Inn at Papermill
1315 Kirby Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-584-3911 /bobpatel@live.com

ENTRY DEADLINE:
All online entries must be made by Sunday, April 17, 2011.
Entries Through CoachO.com
Make checks payable to Knoxville Track Club. 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 - Wednesday April 14th. 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
Entries Through CoachO.com

Make checks payable to Knoxville Track Club. Certified / Cashiers Check / Money Order or School Check only. Mail entry fees only to:
Marty Sonnenfeldt
VTC Outdoor Meet
P.O. Box 7175
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 4/17/2011. All entries are accepted pending the receipt of entry fees. We must recieve your entry fees no later than April 20, 2011. No other changes to your entries will be accepted after the entry deadline.

ENTRY LIMITS:
Three (3) individual entries per event per team. Three (3) 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 2010-2011. 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) :
Listed minimum measurement marks for throws and horizontal jumps will be in effect after your athletes first legal throw or jump. This will give athletes a chance to at least set a mark. Opening heights may be adjusted downward by officials after a survey of the jump and vault participants.
Elite Athlete Watch List (PDF)

PARTICIPATION LIST (available 4/20) / HEAT SHEETS (available 4/22)

Top 32 Accepted Entries 300 Hurdles Girls / Boys
Top 34 Accepted Entries 4x800 Relays Girls / Boys

FUTURE DATES FOR THE VOLUNTEER TRACK CLASSIC
2012 - April 20-21
2013 - April 19-20
2014 - Apr 18-19
2015 - April 17-18
2016 - April 22-23

2011 MEET SCHEDULE

**Meet schedule will be adjusted 4/20/11 for final scratches as heat assignments**
** Be advised that schedule could advance up to an hour with meet day scratches**

Friday 4/22/2011
Field Events Event Minimum Measure Mark / Opening HT
11:30 AM Packet Pickup Opens for Special Throws Events Awards Trailer - Tom Black Track
12:30 PM Girls Hammer Final - No first time thowers allowed
2:00 PM Boys Hammer Final - No first time thowers allowed
3:00 PM Girls Javelin Final - No first time thowers allowed
4:00 PM Boys Javelin Final - No first time thowers allowed
4:00 PM High School Packet Pickup Opens for PM Session Awards Trailer - Tom Black Track
6:00 PM Boys Triple Jump 40'
Girls Triple Jump 30'6"
6:00 PM The Tim Mack Twilight - Girls Pole Vault 7'6"
6:00 PM The Tim Mack Twilight - Boys Pole Vault 10'6"
Running Events Event Entry Limits / Advancement
5:00 PM Girls 2000 Steeple Final
5:30 PM 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 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
7:45 PM Boys Shuttle Hurdle Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
8:00 PM Girls 2-Mile Section Vs Time - Top 16 Entry Times in Fast Section
8:40 PM Boys 2-Mile Section Vs Time - Top 16 Entry Times in Fast Section
Saturday 4/23/2011
Field Events Event Minimum Measure Mark / Opening HT
7:00 AM Packet Pick Up Opens for Saturday Events Awards Trailer - Tom Black Track
9:00 AM Girls Shot Put 29'
Girls High Jump 4'5"
Boys Discus 130'
Girls Long Jump 15'
11:00 AM Boys Shot Put 44'
Boys High Jump 5'7"
Girls Discus 90'
12:00 PM Boys Long Jump 20'6"
Running Events Event Entry Limits / Advancement
8:00 AM Girls 100H Prelims Random Seeded - Top 8 to Finals
Boys 110H Prelims Random Seeded - Top 8 to Finals
8:30 AM Girls 4x800 Relay Limited to top 32 entries
9:00 AM Boys 4x800 relay Limited to top 32 entries
9:30 AM Girls 100 Durham Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 8 to Finals
9:45 AM Boys 100 Durham Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 8 to Finals
10:00 AM Girls 400 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 8 to Finals
10:20 AM Boys 400 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 8 to Finals
10:45 AM Girls 300H Limited to top 24 entries
11:00 AM Boys 300H Limited to top 24 entries
11:15 AM Girls 200 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 8 to Finals
11:35 AM Boys 200 Dash Prelims Random Seeded - Top 8 to Finals
Break
12:05 PM Girls 100H Final
12:15 PM Boys 110H Final
12:40 PM Girls 4x100 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
1:10 PM Boys 4x100 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
2:00 PM Markie Voyles Girls Mile Sections Vs Time - Top 12 Entry Times in Fast Section
2:30 PM Boys Mile Sections Vs Time - Top 12 Entry Times in Fast Section
3:15 PM Girls 100 Durham Dash Final
Boys 100 Durham Dash Final
3:45 PM Girls 400 Dash Final
Boys 400 Dash Final
4:05 PM Girls 800 Run Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
4:25 PM Boys 800 Run Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
4:55 PM Girls 200 Dash Final
Boys 200 Dash Final
5:10 PM Girls 4x400 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
5:30 PM Boys 4x400 Relay Sections Vs Time - Top 8 Entry Times in Fast Section
TEAM AWARDS

IMPLEMENTS:
Shots and Discs will be provided by the meet management with the exception of the Javelin and Hammer. Javelin and Hammers will be inspected prior to competition

PACKET PICK-UP:
4/22/2011 - AM Session Throws (11:00 AM- 12:00 PM PM Session 4-8 PM, 4/23/2011 - 7:00AM - Noon - Tom Black Track

COMPETITION AND UNIFORM RULES:
The Volunteer Track Classic will run according to the rules set forth in the 2011 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 trailer 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 3200 and 1600 FAT splits will be taken during the 2 mile and 1 mile races.

T-SHIRTS: Commemorative VTC Series shirts will be on sale at the meet for $15.00.

AWARDS
>Individual awards - Plaques will be awarded to event champions. Custom VTC 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 top 3 teams.
>Meet Awards - Outstanding performers Boys and Girls Field and Boys and Girls Track will be awarded.
>Team awards - Plaques will be awarded to the top 3 Boys and Girls Teams.

For general information, call the Knoxville Track Club - Youth Athletics Hotline at (865) 406-4128. For technical, meet details e-mail Meet Director - Marty Sonnenfeldt TennRunner@aol.com or Chad Culver at c2sports@aol.com

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