Open/Masters Track & Field Championship July 21st

2019 USATF Connecticut Association
Open/Masters Track & Field Championship
Sanctioned by USATF # 19-05-070
Sunday July 21, 2019
Bethel High School – Bethel, CT

Register Online Here

Check-In begins at 8:00 a.m.
Field Events begin at 9:30 a.m.  Running Events 10:00 a.m.

Pre-Registration here

Post Registration Closes at 9:00 a.m. on race day

A 2019 USATF MEMBERSHIP NUMBER is required for registration
Pre-Entries close Thursday July 18, 2019

 

Meet Director:

Bob Fontaine, USATF-CT
bobfontaine@gmail.com
Site Director:

Bob Fontaine
Timing: GrimesTimes

 

ENTRY PROCESS:

All pre-entries online here Online Entries close Thursday July 18th at 8:00 p.m.

You may register on site up until 9:00 on the day of the event

Master events will be contested in ten-year increments 40-49, 50-59, etc., – athletes from all associations are invited to compete for medals in these events. Heats/Flights will be created based on performance competing with open athletes.  Masters awards will be determined based on age-group results. Master athletes competing in the throws must use an implement appropriate for their age if they wish to be considered for awards.

Only current 2019 USATF members may compete. Memberships can be obtained at http://www.usatf.org/membership. (No memberships will be available on the day of the event)

ENTRY FEE:

Pre-Registration $ 20.00   Day of Registration $30.00

ENTRY LIMITS: Four events

AWARDS: USATF Association medals will be awarded to the top three individuals Open and Masters.

IMPLEMENT WEIGH-IN: Note… all implements may be checked before they can be used. Look for the implement weigh-in area when you arrive at the meet.  Masters athletes must compete with an implement appropriate for their age group. 

MEET CHECK-IN:  Pre-registered athletes must check in and pick up their race packet and number and to confirm their intent to compete in each event for which they are registered. Event changes can be made up to 15 min. before the start of the meet.

EVENT CHECK-IN:  Check-in for Running Events will take place behind the tent at the finish line, . Athletes will receive hip numbers at event check-in. Field Event athletes check in directly at the event. Athletes must check in for their events when the event is called or they will be scratched from that event.

COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS: All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition and on the front of their jerseys only.  Bib numbers will be distributed to athletes at Meet Check-in. Hip numbers for running events will be distributed during Event Check-in. 

EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted near the meet check-in area.  In addition, event results will be posted at http://www.usatf-ct.org and grimestimes.net 

PROTESTS: There will be a $25.00 fee for all protests.  Protests must be submitted to the Protest Referee at once and not later than 30 minutes after a result has been announced.  The protest fee will be refunded if the protest is upheld.

NOTE: Out of association participants who are currently USATF members are welcome to compete .

RULES – USATF as found in the 2019 rule book.  Maximum Spike Length is ¼”, no Christmas Tree or Needle spikes

ORDER OF EVENTS:

Finals on time. Women followed by Men
3000 Meter Race Walk: W-M combined                 Javelin            M & W
3000m W-M combined                                                  Discus             W & M
4 X 100 Relay W – M                                                          Shot                W & M
100/110 Meter Hurdles W – M
100m Dash finals  W – M                                                Long Jump      W & M
1500 Meters W – M                                                           High Jump       M  & W
400m Dash W – M                                                            Pole Vault
400m Hurdles  W – M                                                    Triple Jump     M & W
800m Run  W – M
200m Dash  W – M                                       Hammer will not be contested

 

DIRECTIONS & PARKING:

Bethel High School 300 Whittlesey Drive, Bethel, CT 06801

New Haven to Bethel:

Route 34 through Derby to Route I-84 in Newtown. Take I-84 West to Exit 9 (Brookfield). From exit ramp turn left on to Route 25. Turn right (at end of Route 25) on to Route 6. Follow Route 6 to first traffic light at intersection of Route 6 and Old Hawleyville Road. Turn left on to Old Hawleyville Road and follow to 2nd stop sign. Turn right on Plumtrees Road. Follow Plumtrees Road to traffic light. Turn left at light on to Whittlesey Drive. Bethel High School is on the left approximately 1/2 mile from the light.

Hartford to Bethel:

Take I-84 West to Exit 9 (Brookfield). From exit ramp turn left on to Route 25. Turn right (at end of Route 25) on to Route 6. Follow Route 6 to first traffic light at intersection of Route 6 and Old Hawleyville Road. Turn left on to Old Hawleyville Road and follow to 2nd stop sign. Turn right on to Plumtrees Road. Follow Plumtrees Road to traffic light. Turn left at light on to Whittlesley Drive. Bethel High School is on the left approximately 1/2 mile from the light.

From I-84 East:

I-84 to Exit 8. At light go straight (towards Robert Buick), bearing left, going toward Newtown.On right you will pass Chase Bank. At bank, on corner turn right on to PAYNE ROAD.Follow Payne Road. Payne Rd becomes Walnut Hill Rd. Follow it to the very end. You will see a gray building on left. Turn right at the stop sign, go over the small bridge, take the immediate left on to Whittlesey Drive. Go all the way up the hill, Bethel High School is the last school on the left, approximately 1/2 mile from the light.