2017 Wake County Track and Field Championships
Dear Track and Field Coach:
We would like to take this opportunity to invite you and your team to the Wake County Championships. We are very excited that we will also be the host of the second ever Unified track meet in North Carolina. Please be aware that with this very special event the track meet may go a little longer then in the past. Our meet is scheduled this year on Saturday, April 1st at Green Hope High School.
Entry Fee: Please mail or bring a check for $50 made out to Green Hope Athletic Booster Club. If you choose to mail the check, please have c/o Colin Fegeley.
Parking and tickets: All team buses will Park down by the track, and teams will enter the stadium via the entrance near this parking. Parking by the track is reserved ONLY for team buses and approved meet personnel. All spectators and coaches/athletes arriving in personal vehicles must park in the main school lots. Each athlete and coach will need a wristband. Please send the names of coaches that will be attending by Wednesday March 29th. Teams can enter the stadium anytime after 7:00 am. Teams may set up tents on the visitors’ side or along the walkway near the scoreboard. No team tents in the home stands. Fans can enter anytime after 8:00 am. Tickets are $6 for school age and up.
Hospitality Tent: We will be serving light breakfast starting at 8:00 am and Lunch from 10:30-12:30 for coaches. The tent will be on the home side of the stadium near the finish line.
Meet officials: We are filling some duties with independent (and certified) officials, but will need help in some areas. If you would like to volunteer for an event please let us know by Friday March 24th. After that, we will assign duties that are not filled and post all positions early next week. All schools will need to help with exchange zones.
Awards: There will be trophies for the first, and second, place teams in the men’s, women’s, and United teams competition. Medals will be awarded for the top three finishers in each event, while the fourth through sixth place finishers will receive ribbons.
Sanction: Sanction has been obtained from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. All National Federation rules will be followed for the conduct of this meet.
Declaration: All entries should be confirmed or scratched from the meet at the coaches meeting starting at 8:00 a.m.
All entries will be done on-line through NC Milespilt (if you are unfamiliar with this process then please e-mail me and I will forward instructions). Each team will be allowed 2 athletes per event and one team per relay. Entry deadline is 11:59pm on Wednesday March 29th. The Unified teams can have unlimited number of athletes per event.
Seeding: All events will be seeded according to your entry submission. Please be accurate in submitting times each event. All field events will have 4 attempts with no finals.
Concessions: Concessions will be on sale throughout the day through the efforts of the Green Hope Athletic Booster Club. T-shirts will also be on sale next to the hospitality tent for $15 each. We will also have food trucks from Bam Pow Chow (sandwiches, quesadillas, etc.) and Stuft (gourmet potatoes).
2017 Wake County Track & Field Championship Tentative Time Schedule
***Based on the number of heats, we may adjust time schedule. A final time schedule will be posted on NC
Runners and included in team packets and programs if any changes are made.***
8:00 a.m. Coaches meeting
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. IMPLEMENT INSPECTIONS (NEAR DISCUS CAGE)
9:00 a.m. Women’s Field Events: Shot Put (foll. by Unif’d SP, followed by men’s shot put), HJ, TJ
Men’s Field Events: Discus (women’s discus to follow immediately), Long Jump, PV
9:30 a.m. Women’s 4x800 Relay (timed) finals – 16 teams
9:45 a.m. Men’s 4x800 Relay (timed) finals – 18 teams
10:00 a.m. Women’s 100 Meter High Hurdles prelims – 4 heats
10:15 a.m. Men’s 110 Meter High Hurdles prelims – 3 heats
10:30 a.m. Women’s 100 Meter Dash prelims – 6 heats
10:45 a.m. Women’s Wheelchair 100 Meters – 1 heat
10:50 a.m. Men’s 100 Meter Dash prelims – 6 heats
Unified Special Olympics 100 meter dash (timed) finals – 1 heat
11:00 a.m. Women’s Field Events: Pole Vault, Long Jump (followed by Unified Sp.Oly. LJ)
Men’s Field Events: High Jump, Triple Jump
11:30 a.m. Unified Special Olympics 800 Meter Run (timed) finals – 1 heat
11:40 am. Women’s 100 Meter High Hurdle finals – 1 heat
11:45 a.m. Men’s 110 Meter High Hurdle finals – 1 heat
11:50 a.m. Women’s 100 Meter Dash finals – 1 heat
11:55 a.m. Men’s 100 Meter Dash finals – 1 heat
12:05 p.m. Women’s 4x200 relay (timed) finals – 2 heats
12:20 p.m. Men’s 4x200 relay (timed) finals – 3 heats
12:35 p.m. Women’s 1600 Meter Run (timed) finals – 2 heats
12:50 p.m. Men’s 1600 Meter Run (timed) finals – 2 heats
1:05 p.m. Unified Special Olympics 4x100 Relay (timed) finals – 1 heat
1:15 p.m. Women’s 4x100 relay (timed) finals – 2 heats
1:25 p.m. Men’s 4x100 Relay (timed) finals – 3 heats
1:35 p.m. Women’s 400 Meter Dash (timed) finals – 5 heats
1:50 p.m. Men’s 400 Meter Dash (timed) finals – 6 heats
2:05 p.m. Unified Special Olympics 400 Meter Dash (timed) finals – 1 heat
2:10 p.m. Women’s 300 Intermediate Hurdles (timed) finals – 4 heats
2:25 p.m. Men’s 300 intermediate Hurdles (timed) finals – 4 heats
2:35 p.m. Women’s 800 Meter Run (timed) finals – 3 heats
2:50 p.m. Men’s 800 Meter Run (timed) finals – 3 heats
3:00 p.m. Women’s 200 Meter Dash (timed) finals – 5 heats
3:10 p.m. Women’s Wheelchair 200 Meters – 1 heat
3:15 p.m. Men’s 200 Meter Dash (timed) finals – 6 heats
3:30 p.m. Women’s 3200 Meter Run (timed) finals – 2 heats
3:55 p.m. Men’s 3200 Meter Run (timed) finals – 2 heats
4:20 p.m. Unified Special Olympics 4x400 Relay (timed) finals – 1 heat
4:30 p.m. Women’s 4x400 Relay (timed) finals – 3 heats
4:45 p.m. Men’s 4x400 Relay (timed) finals – 3 heats
Starter – Firman Walden
Back-up Starter – Jerry Dotson
Meet Referee – Roy Cooper
Games Committee – David Christian, Mark Fisher, Liz Gary
Timing/Announcing – Apex
Clerking – Roger Collins or Jason Bochert
Head of Field Events – Roger Burbage (USATF)
Implement weight-ins – Al Williams (USATF)
Girls – Millbrook, Heritage
Boys – Sanderson, East Wake
Triple Jump – Carlton Allen (USATF)
Assisting with boys – Rolesville
Assisting with girls – Sanderson
High Jump – Roger Burbage (USATF)
Assisting with boys – Paul Scruggs (Panther Creek)
Assisting with girls – Brian Fullenkamp (Enloe)
Girls – Don Thomas (Cary), Rett Summerville (Green Hope)
Boys – Mark Trezona (Apex), Rett Summerville (Green Hope)
Shot Put – Al Williams (USATF) and Middle Creek
Discus – Greg Yvars (USATF) And Brian McDougall
Green Hope will provide 2 athletes to assist with each field event
RELAY EXCHANGE ZONE ASSIGNMENTS
4 X 800 RELAY
GREEN TO GREEN BROUGHTON, LEESVILLE RD, APEX FRIENDSHIP
Schools that are not involved with the exchange zones should be spread throughout the infield
and looking for any infractions during the 4 x 800 relay.
4 X 200 RELAY
WAKE FORST KNIGHTDALE GARNER WAKEFIELD
1st EXCHANGE ZONE RED to RED
3rd EXCHANGE ZONE GOLD to GOLD
ATHENS DRIVE HOLLY SPRINGS FUQUAY VARINA APEX FRIENDSHIP
2nd EXCHANGE RED to RED
4 X 100 RELAY
GOLD TO GOLD ALL 3 EXCHANGES
1st EXCHANGE SE RALEIGH KNIGHT DALE ATHENS DRIVE
2nd EXCHANGE GARNER WAKEFIELD WAKE FOREST
3rd EXCHANGE LEESVILLE RD FUQUAY VARINA HOLLY SPRINGS
4 X 400 RELAY (3 TURN STAGGER START)
EXCHANGE 1 BLUE to BLUE, EXCHANGES 2 -3 GREEN TO GREEN
BROUGHTON, ROLESVILLE, GREEN HOPE
Schools that are not involved with the exchange zones should be spread throughout the infield and looking for any infractions during the 4 x 400 relay.
800, 1600, 3200 METERS
We also need ALL schools to be spread throughout the infield and looking for any infractions during distance events.