PRE-MEET & REGISTRATION INFO:
- These meets are open for all Cumberland County Schools (and PAC 9 schools).
- These meets are open to schools outside Cumberland County, as well. Space is limited. Extra schools will be allowed to come based on a first come/first serve basis.
- Entryfee is $2 per athlete. This entry fee covers the cost for SROs,clean-up, supplies (toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, printwatch tape, facility repairs - since every year we end up paying for a broken toiled seat, paper towel dispenser or something like that, etc.) and the data entry worker. Ask each athlete to give you $2 and put it in an envelope.Turn it in when you pick up your meet packet. If you bring 30 kids, your entry is $60.We try to make it where the kids have some skin in the game.Even our kids pay.If you want to pay with a school check, that is your choice.
oWe will use HYTEK (or RACETAB), so entries will take time.Entries must be received by 11:59PM, the Wednesday before thecompetition date.
oENTRIESMUST BE DONE IN MILESPLIT.GO TO THECALENDAR, FIND THE MEET AND ENTER EACH ATHLETE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE EVENTS.BE REALISTICWHEN ENTERING THEIR TIMES/MARKS.
oYOU NEED A PASSWORD TO GET INTO THEMEET.EMAIL IF YOU WANT THATPASSWORD.THIS IS TO AVOID US GOING OVERTHE 500 ATHLETE LIMIT.
oEntries must be submitted online and ontime.
oThere is a limit of eight (8) entriesfor laned individual events (55H, 55m, 300m).
oThere is a limit of eight (8) entriesfor all field events.
oThere is a limit of three (3) squads foreach relay event.
oThere are no limits on entries in open(non-laned) events (500, 1000, 1600, 3200).
oLET'SAVOID WRITE-INS!!!It is a polar bear meet, so we want tobe flexible, but please try to reduce write-ins.If you have additional athletes, make surethey are in the database of milesplit.
oBRING YOUR YOUNG ATHLETES!!!It's a polar bear meet, not theOlympics.It is a great opportunity for
your younger athletes to compete and learn.
We require a coach from each school tobe at the finish line to assist timing laned events.
oItis each coach's responsibility to have their own stopwatch.
oIfa coach or coaches from a school is/are assisting with a field event, or as thestarter, etc. they do not have to time events.If a coach finishes with their respective field event, any help they can offer at the finish would be appreciated (if needed).
- Ifa school has athletes in a laned event, but is not assisting with the meet, themeet director reserves the right to disallow his/her team to run thoseevents.
All coaches need to bring measuringtapes, stopwatches, clipboards, etc.
Pleasespeak with your athletes about respecting the bathrooms and facility as awhole. Every year we end up shelling outmoney to pay for damages to something in the bathroom. This has actually been the second biggestexpense to the SROs.
Theuniform code may be relaxed due to the weather or other issues.
Resultswill be posted to NCRunners.com.
Onlyathletes warming up or competing will be allowed on the infield.Please remind your athletes of the
electronics rule within the field of play.
ReidRoss Classical School is located at 3200 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301.South View High School is located at 4184 ElkRoad, Hope Mills, NC.
Questions?Email Coach Jesse L. Autry at firstname.lastname@example.org. .
Meet Day Need-To-Know Info:
Admission is only $3.00 for spectators.Children five and under are free.
Parking: Spectator and coach vehicle parking willbe in the back parking lot off Lynn Avenue.Bus parking will be in the bus parking lot of Reid Ross Classical Schoolon Ramsey Street.
Neads up on bib numbers:
oWe will use a "write-on" bib numbersystem where your athletes will use a sharpie/permanent marker and write anassigned bib number on their arm, wrist or somewhere to make finish linerecording easier.One thing that really
slows meets down is the recording process at the finish line.This expedites that situation.These bib numbers need to be LEGIBLE.
oWe will email rosters with bib numbers by Friday morning so you can have your athletes write these NEATLY ahead of time on Saturday.It would be easier to have them on before youget there.
oPermanent marker, please.
Times-to-Know (time could change due toweather):
9:30Coaches' Meeting at midfield
10:00Field Events begin
10:00Track Events begin (Track events will be on a rolling schedule.)
Meet Director:Jesse L. Autry, SV
PA:Jesse L. Autry, SV
Boys' LJ and TJ:
Girls' LJ and TJ:
Boys' Shot Put will precede girls'.
Starting heights for HJ and PV to be determined at the Coaches' Meeting.
Girls' High Jump is before boys'.
The Long Jump shall precede the Triple Jump for both boys and girls.
Inthe shot put, LJ and TJ, every athlete's first measurable mark will be measured.Contingent upon the number of
entries, meet management reserves the right to set a minimum mark for all otherattempts.
Eachathlete will be allowed three (3) attempts.
Girls will go first, followed by boys.At thediscretion of the meet director, boys and girls can be combined in the distanceevents.The CORRECT order of events is listed below:
1.4x800 Meter Relay
2.55 Meter Hurdles
3.55 Meter Dash
4.4x200 Meter Relay
10.4x400 Meter Relay
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