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JJ Knox Track & Field Classic 2014
Joined: Mar 2014
The J.J. Knox Track & Field Classic will be held at Eastern Alamance High School in Mebane, NC on Saturday, March 29, 2014. The meet will run much like Regional and State Meets except there will be no preliminaries in running events – the athletes will be seeded with best athletes competing last – and no preliminaries in field events – SP, D, LJ, TJ will have 4 attempts. Timing will be FAT. The cost is $45 for one full team or $80 for both boys and girls; individuals are $10 each and relay teams are $15 each. Registration is on ncmilesplit and must be completed by midnight on Wed., March 26. You can send your payment to: Richard Morton, track coach; Eastern Alamance High School; 4040 Mebane Rogers Rd; Mebane, NC 27302. Make the check payable to “Eastern Alamance Track.” 1. When you arrive at the school, you can pull into the school bus parking lot to unload athletes and equipment. After you unload, please park your bus in the grass field across the street. Someone will be there to direct you. 2. We plan to run despite the weather, if possible. 3. If you register to participate and then are unable to do so, please contact Richard Morton at Richard_morton@abss.k12.nc.us or call J.J. Knox at 336-684-0420 (leave a message) ASAP so we can delete your team and seed accordingly. Thank you. 4. If you did not send your entry fee, please bring it with you on Saturday. 5. There will be a concession stand open all day. There will be a hospitality room for coaches. 6. Please arrive on time. The schedule is 9:00 coaches meeting (and scratches) in the press box 10:00 field events (SP, D, LJ, TJ will be 4 trials – no prelims) 11:00 running events – all finals; no preliminaries 7. Admission for spectators is $5.00. 8. There will be medical personnel at the meet. 9. NFHS rules in effect – please make sure your athletes have legal uniforms and no jewelry. 10. We will supply shots and rubber disci. You may use your own metal or wood disci if they are legal. 11. Tents may be set up on the hill or in the visitor stands. Please do not set up tents in the home stands where you will prevent spectators from viewing the meet. Thank you. 12. Medals will be presented for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in all events with trophies presented to the winning and runner-up teams. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Richard Morton at Richard_morton@abss.k12.nc.us.
Joined: Dec 2011
Is there a rain makeup date? There seems to be a big chance of rain today and tomorrow.
Joined: Jul 2012
The rain itself won't be too big of a problem, but there may be windy conditions that'll surely affect times!
Joined: May 2009
JJ Knox and the staff at Eastern Alamance did a phenomenal job on Saturday running the JJ Knox Track and Field Classic. Despite the challenges of potential threatening weather and intermittent mist and rain, the meet was run in an efficient manner and all of the teams left better for participating. Once again, great job. Coach Tyre
Joined: Aug 2009
Agreed. Great job running the meet. Lots of PRs, region qualifying efforts, good competition. The officials and kids didn't let the weather affect them. I am curious about the starting lines relative to exchange zone. Can someone shed light on the length of the track?
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