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HIGH SCHOOL TEAM
Victor Lopez Classic Meet Information
March, 24-25, 2017

Participation in this meet is by invitation only. If you have not already been invited, send an
email to nwenzel@rice.edu. Teams will be considered until we reach our field size. Approved
teams will be added to the list on Direct Athletics. We will keep the meet a manageable size.
ENTRIES: ENTRY DEADLINE: 12:00NOON Tuesday, March 22 on www.directathletics.com.
PROCEDURE FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS: Enter your athletes with VALID marks. We are only allowing
LEGITIMATE performances (published high school marks) not estimations or coaches’ wishes to place athletes in sections.
• Times for the 1500m if you don’t have one: Girls subtract 20 seconds to best 1600m time. Boys subtract 17 seconds
to best 1600m time.
• Times for the 3000m if you don’t have one: Girls subtract 40 seconds from best 3200m time; Boys subtract 35
seconds from best 3200m time.
ENTRY FEE: Entry Fee is $100 per gender high school team and $200 per combined high school teams.
Make checks out to Rice Women’s Track. Our mailing address is Rice Women’s Track & Field, MS 548, P.O. Box 1892,
Houston, TX 77251-1892. It is helpful to me if your business office provides the full school name (not abbreviations) as well
as the team (ie girls, boys or both) along with the check.
LATE FEES and LATE ENTRIES
Entries and/or changes to existing entries (entered athletes) requested after deadline but before meet day are subject to a late
fee of $20 per athlete per event in addition to the entry fee. Approved late entries/changes are subject to immediate
payment of both entry fee and late charge of $20 per athlete/event prior to any official updates being made.
Entries and changes requested meet days (3/24, 3/25 and 3/26) will be $50 per person per event in addition to the entry fee.
All approved late entries/changes made meet days are subject to immediate payment of both entry fee and late charges
of $50 per athlete/event prior to any official updates being made. Late entry runners will be added to empty lanes in the B
section only. Late entry/late changes in field events will be added to first flight.
A SECTION and B SECTION NOTES: CHECK HEAT SHEETS for A or B Section Assignments.
TEAM PACKETS: Packets can be picked up at the Track Entrance Gate 2 hours before the first event on meet days starting
Thursday, March 24, 2016.
WRISTBANDS Coaches and Athletes must use their issued wristbands to get in and compete all three days.
PARKING: Further parking instructions will be posted/emailed the week of the meet.
WEIGH-INS: All throwing implements must be checked in no later than 1.5 hours before event start time in shed. Implements
will be impounded and released after the event.
SPIKES: Only ¼” or shorter are permitted on the track and runways.
RULES OF COMPETITION: : UIL and USHSF Rules will be governing the university and open competition.
SCORING SYSTEM: Scoring for high school and college competition will be 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1. Top three
finishers in each event will receive awards. Team Champion and High School Team Runner-up will receive a trophy.
ATHLETE CHECK-IN: Running events check in at starting line of their event. Runners need to get their hip numbers at the
Clerks Tent. Field events check in at event site.
PROTESTS: Protests must be filed in writing with the Meet Referee no later than 30 minutes following the official’s results of the
particular event. Protests MUST be accompanied with $10.00 cash, which is refundable if the protest is upheld.
MEET REFEREE IS Lou Vicenik
SPORTS MEDICINE: Rice Athletics Sports Medicine Staff will be on duty at the competition site.
RESULTS: Will be posted at www.riceowls.com on the Women’s Track & Field homepage


Victor Lopez Classic Meet Schedule
THURSDAY, March 24, 2016
Thursday Running Events
***4:45pm – High School Head Coaches Meeting to be held at the timing tent***
5:00 4x200m (boys) High School Final *heats against time
4x200m (girls) High School Final *heats against time
5:30 800M (boys) High School Prelim
800M (girls) High School Prelim
6:25 110mH (boys) High School Prelim
100mH (girls) High School Prelim
7:00 400M (boys) High School Prelim
400M (girls) High School Prelim
8:00 3,000 (boys) High School Final *heats against time
3,000 (girls) High School Final *heats against time
9:00 2,000M Steeple(boys) Exhibition HS Final*heats against time
2.000M Steeple (girls) Exhibition HS Final *heats against time
Thursday Field Events
5:00PM Long Jump (boys) High School Final** (19’ minimum mark)$
5:00 Long Jump (girls) High School Final** (16’ minimum mark)$
5:00 Shot Put (boys) High School Final (43’ minimum mark)$
5:00 Discus (girls) High School Final (90’ minimum mark)$
** - We have 2 runways and will be using them simultaneously for the horizontal jumps.
$ - Minimum marks will be used. Please honor these marks when entering your jumpers and throwers.
FRIDAY, March 25, 2016
Friday Running Events
2:30PM 4x100M (boys) High School Prelim
4x100M (girls) High School Prelim
2:50 4x800m (boys) High School Final *heats against time
4x800m (girls) High School Final *heats against time
3:10 100M (boys) High School Prelim
100M (girls) High School Prelim
4:00 300mH (boys) High School Prelim
4:15 300mH (girls) High School Prelim
4:35 200m (boys) High School Prelim
5:00 200m (girls) High School Prelim
5:25 1,500M (boys) High School Final *B Section against time; A Section runs Sat 8:00
1,500M (girls) High School Final *B Section against time; A Section runs Sat 8:00
6:10 4x400M (boys) High School Prelim
4x400M (girls) High School Prelim
7:00 1,500 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs Sat.8:10
1,500 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs Sat. 8:10
7:25 Steeple (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final
7:40 Steeple (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final
8:00 5,000 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final
8:25 5,000 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final
8:50 10K (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final
9:30 10K (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final
Friday Field Events
9:00AM HAMMER (Men) UNIVERSITY Final (47m minimum or top 24 TFRRS entered marks)
11:30 HAMMER (Women) UNIVERSITY Final (42m minimum or top 24 TFRRS entered marks)
2:30 Triple Jump(boys) High School Final (39’ minimum mark)$
2:30 Triple Jump(girls) High School Final (33’ minimum mark)$
2:30 Shot Put (girls) High School Final (32’minimum mark)$
2:30 Discus (boys) High School Final (120’ minimum mark)$
2:30 Pole Vault (girls) High School Final (8’6” opening height)
2:30 High Jump (girls) High School Final
4:30 High Jump (boys) High School Final
4:30 Pole Vault (boys) High School Final (12’6” opening height)
** - We have 2 runways and will be using them simultaneously for the horizontal jumps.
$ - Minimum marks will be used. Please honor these marks when entering your jumpers and throwers.
Victor Lopez Classic Meet Schedule
SATURDAY, March 26, 2016
Saturday Running Events – B SECTION
11:00 110mH (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final*B Section against time; A Section runs at 6:55
11:20 100mH (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 6:45
11:40 400 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 7:20
12:00 400 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 7:20
12:20 100 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 7:10
12:40 100 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 7:10
1:00 800M (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 6:30
1:20 800M (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 6:30
1:40 400mH (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 7:50
2:00 400mH (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 7:50
2:20 200M (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 8:00
2:40 200M (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 8:00
3:00 4x400M(MEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 8:50
3:20 4x400M (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final *B Section against time; A Section runs at 8:50
Saturday Running Events – A SECTION
6:00 4x100 (boys) Exhibition HS Final
4x100 (girls) Exhibition HS Final
4x100 (boys) High School Final
4x100 (girls) High School Final
4x100 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final
4x100 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final
4x100 (Boys) Middle School Final
4x100 (Girls) Middle School Final
6:30 800 (boys) High School Final
800 (girls) High School Final
800 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
800 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
6:45 100mH (girls) High School Final
100mH (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
6:55 110mH (boys) High School Final
110mH (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
7:10 100 (boys) High School Final
100 (girls) High School Final
100 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
100 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
7:20 400 (boys) High School Final
400 (girls) High School Final
400 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
400 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
7:40 300mH (girls) High School Final
300mH (boys) High School Final
7:50 400mH (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
400mH (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
8:00 200 (boys) High School Final
200 (girls) High School Final
200 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
200 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
8:10 1500 (boys) High School Final - A Section only
1500 (girls) High School Final - A Section only
1500 (MEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
1500 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
8:40 4x400 (boys) High School Final
4x400 (girls) High School Final
4x400(MEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
4x400 (WOMEN) UNIVERSITY Final – A Section only
Victor Lopez Classic Meet Schedule
SATURDAY, March 26, 2016
Saturday Field Events
10:00 Shot Put (M) UNIVERSITY Final
10:00 Discus (W) UNIVERSITY Final (2 rings will be used)
10:00 Long Jump (M) UNIVERSITY Final
10:00 Long Jump (W) UNIVERSITY Final
12:00n Javelin (W) UNIVERSITY Final
2:00 Pole Vault (W) UNIVERSITY Final
2:00 High Jump (M) UNIVERSITY Final
2:30 Discus (M) UNIVERSITY Final (2 rings will be used)
2:30 Shot Put (W) UNIVERSITY Final
3:00 Triple Jump (M) UNIVERSITY Final
3:00 Triple Jump (W) UNIVERSITY Final
4:30 Javelin (M) UNIVERSITY Final
6:00 High Jump (W) UNIVERSITY Final
6:00 Pole Vault (M) UNIVERSITY Final

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