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. MEET INFORMATION: 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 mens, womens, 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. ENTRY PROCEDURE: 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. Womens Field Events: Shot Put (foll. by Unifd SP, followed by mens shot put), HJ, TJ Mens Field Events: Discus (womens discus to follow immediately), Long Jump, PV 9:30 a.m. Womens 4x800 Relay (timed) finals 16 teams 9:45 a.m. Mens 4x800 Relay (timed) finals 18 teams PRELIMS 10:00 a.m. Womens 100 Meter High Hurdles prelims 4 heats 10:15 a.m. Mens 110 Meter High Hurdles prelims 3 heats 10:30 a.m. Womens 100 Meter Dash prelims 6 heats 10:45 a.m. Womens Wheelchair 100 Meters 1 heat 10:50 a.m. Mens 100 Meter Dash prelims 6 heats 11:05 a.m. Unified Special Olympics 100 meter dash (timed) finals 1 heat 11:00 a.m. Womens Field Events: Pole Vault, Long Jump (followed by Unified Sp.Oly. LJ) Mens Field Events: High Jump, Triple Jump FINALS 11:30 a.m. Unified Special Olympics 800 Meter Run (timed) finals 1 heat 11:40 am. Womens 100 Meter High Hurdle finals 1 heat 11:45 a.m. Mens 110 Meter High Hurdle finals 1 heat 11:50 a.m. Womens 100 Meter Dash finals 1 heat 11:55 a.m. Mens 100 Meter Dash finals 1 heat 12:05 p.m. Womens 4x200 relay (timed) finals 2 heats 12:20 p.m. Mens 4x200 relay (timed) finals 3 heats 12:35 p.m. Womens 1600 Meter Run (timed) finals 2 heats 12:50 p.m. Mens 1600 Meter Run (timed) finals 2 heats 1:05 p.m. Unified Special Olympics 4x100 Relay (timed) finals 1 heat 1:15 p.m. Womens 4x100 relay (timed) finals 2 heats 1:25 p.m. Mens 4x100 Relay (timed) finals 3 heats 1:35 p.m. Womens 400 Meter Dash (timed) finals 5 heats 1:50 p.m. Mens 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. Womens 300 Intermediate Hurdles (timed) finals 4 heats 2:25 p.m. Mens 300 intermediate Hurdles (timed) finals 4 heats 2:35 p.m. Womens 800 Meter Run (timed) finals 3 heats 2:50 p.m. Mens 800 Meter Run (timed) finals 3 heats 3:00 p.m. Womens 200 Meter Dash (timed) finals 5 heats 3:10 p.m. Womens Wheelchair 200 Meters 1 heat 3:15 p.m. Mens 200 Meter Dash (timed) finals 6 heats 3:30 p.m. Womens 3200 Meter Run (timed) finals 2 heats 3:55 p.m. Mens 3200 Meter Run (timed) finals 2 heats 4:20 p.m. Unified Special Olympics 4x400 Relay (timed) finals 1 heat 4:30 p.m. Womens 4x400 Relay (timed) finals 3 heats 4:45 p.m. Mens 4x400 Relay (timed) finals 3 heats Meet Officials: 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) Long Jump 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) Pole Vault 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.