Texas A&M High School Indoor Classic

College Station, TX

Meet Information

FULL MEET INFORMATION HERE

Location:
Gilliam Indoor Track and Field Stadium at the McFerrin Athletic Center
171 Wellborn Rd, College Station, TX, 77840

ENTRY DEADLINE:
12:00pm on Tuesday, January 5, 2016
ENTRY GUIDE LINES:
This is strictly a meet for high school athletes. Athletes must be currently enrolled in
grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 only. High School athletes meeting this criteria do not have to
represent their high school team; they may compete as an Unattached athlete or part
of a club team.

ENTRY FEE:
1. Entry fees are $20 per athlete per event and $30 per relay.
2. All entries must be done online through Direct Athletics. Coach’s wristbands can be
purchased in advance on Direct Athletics for $25, or in person at the meet for $35.
3. Coach’s wristbands will grant access to the warm-up facility and athlete seating in the
competition venue. A maximum of 4 coach’s wristbands may be purchased per team per
gender.
4. Late entries will not be accepted.
Note: Entry fees cover the cost of timing crew, officials, trainers, awards, t-shirts and
facilities use.

ENTRY PROCEDURE:
Purchase entries online through Direct Athletics. Please see the attached document with
entry procedures.

PACKET PICK-UP:
The location for packet pick-up this year has yet to be determined. Please bring your
registration receipt from Direct Athletics. Packet pick-up will be available during the
following times:
 Friday, January 8 3:00pm – 7:30pm
 Saturday, January 9 8:00am – 6:00pm

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PARTICIPANT ENTRY, CREDENTIALS AND SEATING:
 All athletes and coaches must enter through the east doors of the Indoor Football facility.
 Wristbands will be provided for all competing athletes.
 Coach’s wristbands purchased online will also be provided. Please see ENTRY FEES
regarding the purchase of Coach’s wristbands. Coach’s wristbands may not be used with
children.
 NO children will be allowed in the warm-up area at any time.
 Athlete and coaches may sit in General Admission or in the bleachers on the west wall
next to the shot ring

TIMING:
The meet will be timed by Flash Results
PREFERRED LANES:
Straight Sprint Races 4-5-3-6-2-7-1-8
Oval Sprint Races 5-6-4-3-(2-1)
Oval Distance Races Random

SEEDING:
All running events will be seeded and lanes drawn according to times submitted. No changes
will be made at the meet.

ADVANCEMENT PROCEDURE:
 Running Events:
 60m/60 Hurdles: Top 16 times from prelim rounds will advance to final rounds
 200m/400m: Top 12 times from prelim rounds will advance to final rounds
 All other running events: Contested in sections against time
 Field Events:
 Top 9 competitors from the prelim rounds will advance to the final round

MEET RULES:
 No headphones or personal sound system (mp3, ipod etc) will be allowed in the Indoor
Track or the warm-up facility.
 No athletes are allowed in the Coaching Areas
 Athletes will be disqualified if caught in unapproved spikes.

SPIKES:

 YOU WILL NOT RUN IF YOU DO NOT COMPLY WITH THIS RULE
 The only spike pin allowed for our facility is the ¼” pyramid spike from MF Athletics,
800-693-6052, Item # 463A ¼” Pyramid Spikes.
 The Omni-Lite ¼” spike is NOT ALLOWED. The spike measures longer than the
Pyramid Spike we allow.
 The use of 1/4” pyramid spikes will be strictly enforced.
 NO NEEDLE SPIKES OR CHRISTMAS TREE SPIKES ALLOWED.
 No permanent spike shoes allowed.
 Shoes will be checked at last call in the Clerk Area and prior to getting on the track.
   
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RUNWAY MARKS:

White athletic tape may be used on the runways. Chalk and cones are not permitted.
OPENING HEIGHTS:
Opening heights in pole vault and high jump will be determined by meet management based
on entry marks.

POLE VAULT CERTIFICATION:

Pole vaulters must weigh-in and inspect poles at check-in in the warm-up area in the presence
of his/her coach and the head official. National Federation Track and Field Rules state that
competitor’s weight shall be at or below the manufacturer’s pole rating. A competitor shall
not use a variable weight pole, a pole which is improperly marked or a pole rated below
his/her weight during warm-up or competition.

WEIGH-IN:
The implement room is located under the stands though the Northwest portal, Room #102.
Implements can be checked in 2 hours prior to the start of the day’s competitions and up to
45 minutes prior to the event. The implement room will be closed 45 minutes after the
completion of the last throwing event of the day. ONLY INDOOR SHOT PUTS WILL BE
ALLOWED.

FACILITY AVAILABILITY:
The McFerrin Athletic Center Indoor Track and the Indoor Football Facility will be available
for teams on:
 Friday, January 8 Track CLOSED for warm-up
3:00pm – Indoor Football Facility open for warm-up and
packet pickup
 Saturday, January 9 Track CLOSED for warm-up
8:00am – Indoor Football Facility open for warm-up and
packet pickup

COMPETITION WARM-UP AND ATHLETE CHECK-IN:

 No warming up will be allowed on the track.
 Warm-up is available in the Indoor Football Facility only
 Running Events: Report to the clerk ready to run when your event is called.
 Field Events: Athletes must check-in at the clerking area. Flights will be escorted to the
event site on the following schedule:
Shot Put, Long Jump, and Triple Jump competitors will be allowed at competition venue
35 minutes prior to start of the competition. The final 15 minutes will be reserved for
competition in the first flight. The remaining flights’ competitors will return to the
warm-up area. A report call for the next flight will be given at the conclusion of the first
round of the flight in progress. At the conclusion of the second round of the flight in
progress competitors of the next flight will be escorted to the competition venue.
High Jump competitors will be allowed at competition venue 45 minutes prior to the start
of the competition.
Pole Vault competitors will be allowed at competition venue 75 minutes prior to the start
of competition.
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HORIZONTAL JUMPS
Distance from Board to the Pit
M/W Long Jump: Wood Board only at 11’ 5 ¾” (3.50m)
W Triple Jump: Wood Board at 37’ 8 ¼” (11.50m) or a Tape Board at 31’ 2” (9.50m)
M Triple Jump: Wood Board at 37’ 8 ¼” (11.50m)

HEAT SHEETS AND RESULTS:
Heat sheets will be posted on the website at aggieathletics.com by Thursday, January 7 at 9:00pm. Event
results will be posted at the conclusion of the event in the North Wall of the Indoor Football Facility and
in the foyer of the Indoor Track Facility under the stands. Final results will be posted on our website
following the completion of the meet.
COACHING AREAS:
Will be designated and monitored. No Athletes allowed in coaching areas.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES:

Will be provided onsite.

DRESSING/SHOWER FACILITIES:
Not Available
PARKING:
Parking for the 2016 Indoor Season has yet to be determined. Please check back at a later
date.

AWARDS:
Awards will be presented. A medal will be awarded to the winner of each event. Also, a male
and a female will be awarded the outstanding athlete in the field event area and the running
events.
PARENT AND SPECTATOR TICKETS:
Please check our ticket website at https://www.12thmanfoundation.com/tickets or click
here or call Texas A&M Athletic Ticket office at 888-99AGGIE (992-4443).

SPECTATOR ENTRY:

Spectators must enter through the main entrance of the Gilliam Indoor Track and Field
Stadium at the McFerrin Athletic Center. Reserved seating is available by calling the Texas
A&M Athletic Ticket office at 888-99AGGIE (992-4442). Chair backs greater than 16
inches in width will not be allowed in the facility.

COMPETITION ETIQUETTE:
Meet management reserve the right to dismiss any athlete, parent, club, team, organization,
school, or institution from the competition for disciplinary reasons and or not following meet
protocol.

UPDATES:
Please continue to check www.12thman.com/homemeetinfo for any updates on meet
information, parking and/or schedules
If you have any questions, please email Jeremy Kenny at jkenny@athletics.tamu.edu or call 979-845-
5823
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2016 TEXAS A&M HIGH SCHOOL INDOOR CLASSIC
Gilliam Indoor Track& Field Stadium at the McFerrin Athletic Center
Texas A&M University ~ College Station, Texas
Friday-Saturday, January 8-9, 2016
- DAY ONE -
Friday, January 8
FIELD EVENTS
6:00 pm B Shot Put Trials & Final
G Triple Jump Trials & Final
B Triple Jump Trials & Final
G Pole Vault Final
RUNNING EVENTS
4:55 pm National Anthem
5:00 pm B 400 Meters Prelim
G 400 Meters Prelim
B 200 Meters Prelim
G 200 Meters Prelim
~10:00 pm Projected Finish

- DAY TWO -
Saturday, January 9
Morning Session
FIELD EVENTS
10:30 am B High Jump Final
G Long Jump Trials & Final
RUNNING EVENTS
9:30 am B 2 Mile Sec vs Time
G 2 Mile Sec vs Time
B 60 Hurdles Prelim
G 60 Hurdles Prelim
B 60 Meters Prelim
G 60 Meters Prelim
~1:00 pm Projected Finish
Afternoon Session
FIELD EVENTS
3:00 pm G Shot Put Trials & Final
B Long Jump Trials & Final
G High Jump Final
B Pole Vault Final
RUNNING EVENTS
2:55 pm National Anthem
3:00 pm G 4x800 Relay Sec vs Time
G Mile Sec vs Time
B 60 Hurdles Final (2 Section Final)
G 60 Hurdles Final (2 Section Final)
B 400 Meters Final (3 Section Final)
G 400 Meters Final (3 Section Final)
B 60 Meters Final (2 Section Final)
G 60 Meters Final (2 Section Final)
B 200 Meters Final (3 Section Final)
G 200 Meters Final (3 Section Final)
B 4x800 Relay Sec vs Time
B Mile Sec vs Time
B 4 x 400 Relay Sec vs Time
G 4 x 400 Relay Sec vs Time
~8:05 pm Projected Finish~

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