Meet Information

FULL MEET INFORMATION HERE

DATE: Saturday, January 16th, 2016

SITE: Yeoman Fieldhouse, University of Houston Athletics/Alumni Center
3100 Cullen Blvd., Houston, TX 77204

FACILITY: Yeoman Fieldhouse has a flat, six lane, 200-meter oval with an eight lane straightaway. The track and runways
surfaces are Mondo Super-X. Throwing surfaces are plywood. Pole Vault will compete on a banked runway.

PARTICIPANTS: This meet is open to HIGH SCHOOL aged athletes ONLY. Athletes participating in this event must be between grades 9th-12th. Any person, other than a high school athlete, who enters this meet will not be allowed to compete and will not receive a refund.

ENTRY DEADLINE:
Entries will open 12:01AM Tuesday December 1, 2015 and remain open until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016 AT 10:00 AM. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

ENTRY PROCEDURE:

Individuals/unattached relays teams: Entries must be completed using the Direct Athletics website(www.directathletics.com). Once entries are completed payment is due. The entry fee charged will be calculated
based on the number of athletes/relays and events entered. As long as you have not paid, entries and events may be
changed/updated until the entry deadline at which point entries will be final and no changes can be allowed. Please
do not enter anyone who does not intend to run because no refunds will be given. All athletes who have not paid
their entry fee by the deadline will be scratched from the meet.

Club Teams: Entries must be completed using the Direct Athletics website (www.directathletics.com). Once entries
are completed payment is due. The entry fee charged will be calculated based on the number of athletes/relays and
events entered. As long as you have not paid, entries and events may be changed/updated until the entry deadline at
which point entries will be final and no changes can be allowed. Please do not enter anyone who does not intend to
run because no refunds will be given. All Clubs that have not paid their entry fee by the deadline will be scratched
from the meet.

High School Teams: Entries must be completed using the Direct Athletics website (www.directathletics.com).
Email Mark Crump at macrump2@uh.edu if your encounter any problems with entering your team. As long as you
have not paid, entries may be changed/updated your until the deadline at which point entries will be final and no
changes will be allowed. The entry fee charged will be calculated based on the number of athletes/relays and events
entered. High Schools may pay their entry fee at packet pickup. Please do not enter anyone who does not intend to
run because no refunds will be given. You will be charged for every athlete you enter.

PACKET PICKUP: Packets will be available for pickup on Friday from 2-5 p.m. in suite 2015J and in the front lobby of the Athletic Alumni Center on the day of the meet from 6:00 a.m., to 3:00 p.m.
ALL PACKETS MUST BE PICKED UP BY 3:00PM THE DAY OF THE MEET.

ENTRY FEE: The entry fee is $20 per athlete / $20 per event and $30 per relay. Boys and girls teams/clubs are considered separate. At least one coach wristband must be purchased per team per gender. Coach wristbands are $20 and grant access to the warm-up area and athlete seating in the venue. A maximum of three coach wristbands may be purchased per team per gender.

NOTE: Entry fees cover the cost of timing crews, officials, trainers, awards and facilities use
EVENT SEEDING: Events will be seeded by entry marks. Enter a mark from the previous season in metric or imperial measurements(outdoor distances and marks will be accepted and converted if necessary). Meet Management will make every effort to seed the events properly. We reserve the right to cancel any marks deemed unrealistic and will enter that athlete/relay team with no mark. Any athlete who is entered with no mark will be seeded at the bottom of the entry list;
therefore, coaches and athletes must send in a true and accurate mark. All heating and seeding of events will be
final once the heat sheets have been published. Heat sheets will be published as soon as they become available. Heat sheets will be available online no later than Friday afternoon January 16, 2015.

QUALIFYING PROCEDURES: 60M-60H: There will be qualifying heats in the 60m dash and the 60m hurdles. Athletes will run with blocks in the qualifying heats. The sixteen fastest times will advance to the semifinal by time. Eight athletes will advance to the final by time.

200m and 400m: There will be qualifying heats in the 200m and 400m. Twelve athletes will advance to a three
heat final. Athletes will run without blocks in the preliminaries heats.

4x400m relay: The 4X400m relay will be contested in unseeded and seeded sections. The seeded section will
be contested in the evening and will include the top 16 times. All times will be verified. All other teams will
compete in the unseeded sections which will be contested in the morning. Please check online prior to arriving to the
meet to verify what section your athletes will be competing in.

800m:The 800m will be contested in 2 sections, an early section and an seeded section. The Seeded section
will be limited to 18 athletes who will be selected based upon the entries received through direct athletics. All times
will be verified. Please check online prior to arriving to the meet to verify what section your athlete(s) will be
competing in.

All other running events: Seeded heats against time with the fast heat first.

All field events: Trials and finals

RULES: The National Federation of High Schools/ UIL rules will apply.
PARTICIPANT ENTRY AND SEATING: Athletes: Each athlete will receive a wristband and competition number in their packets which will serve as their pass to enter and exit the field house, as well as proof that entry fees have been paid. Athletes must enter through the south entrance to the field house. Athletes not competing must sit in the athlete seating section located on the Sport Court area.

SPECTATOR ENTRY: Spectators must enter through the front door of the Athletics/Alumni Center. Admission is $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for children (age four thru High School). Children under 4 are free. Spectator seating is limited and available on a first come first serve basis. Spectator reentry is allowed but will be limited to the facilitys maximum capacity. Spectators may not bring outside food into the facility.

WARM-UP AREA: Athletes must warm-up outside. In case of inclement weather, athletes will be permitted to warm up inside on the sport court and on the track at the discretion of meet management. Trainers must set up in the Sport Court. SPIKES MAY NOT BE WORN ON THE SPORTCOURT.

CHECK-IN: The clerk of the course will be located in call room one (the storage room adjacent to the door that leads to the outdoor track). Competitors must check-in 30 minutes prior to their event in call room one, at which point, athletes will receive their hip numbers, heat and lane assignments. Competitors must then remove all clothing and proceed to call room two where they will be organized into heats and sent to their respective starting line. Field event athletes
must check in with the Head Official of their event 30 minutes prior to the start of their event. Pole Vault athletes
must check in 90 minutes prior to their event for certification. Each pole-vaulters coach must sign the certification
form. Athletes must present their wristband and competition number at check in or they will not be allowed
to compete.

HEAT SHEET & RESULTS: Heat sheets will be available online no later than 5pm on Friday, January 15, 2015. Paper copies of heat sheets will be available at packet pick-up on meet day for $3.00. Heat sheets will also be posted in the warm-up area. Results will be posted at the conclusion of each event on the windows of the Strength and Conditioning Center.

AWARDS: The most valuable athlete for both boys and girls in both running and field events will be awarded a trophy at the conclusion of the meet. The top 3 athletes and relay teams in each event will receive a medal.

T-SHIRTS: T-Shirts will be available for sale at the meet only.
No advance orders will be taken.

IMPLEMENTS: Implements will be certified in the hallway adjacent to the weight room one hour prior to start of event. Implements will be impounded and taken to the ring by meet officials. Only soft-shelled indoor shots may be used. Competitors are to bring their own implements for the throwing events. UH will provide a limited number of implements for use in the indoor shot only. Participants may retrieve their implements following the conclusion of the event.
If you have any questions, please contact Mark Crump at macrump2@uh.edu.

Carl lewis high school invitational Important dates
Dec. 1, 2015 12:01 AM Registration Opens at www.DirectAthletics.com
Jan. 12, 2016 10:00 AM Entry Registration Closes at www.DirectAthletics.com
Jan. 15, 2016 5:00 PM Heat Sheets posted on our meet information website (http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/c-track/home-meet-info.html)

PRINTABLE SCHEDULE HERE
MORNING SESSION
FIELD EVENTS
10:00 AM BOYS SHOT PUT TRIAL & FINAL 8 ADVANCE
10:00 GIRLS POLE VAULT (OPENING HEIGHT 76) FINAL
10:00 GIRLS LONG JUMP TRIAL & FINAL 8 ADVANCE
12:00 PM BOYS LONG JUMP TRIAL & FINAL 8 ADVANCE
RUNNING EVENTS (ROLLING SCHEDULE)
8:30 AM GIRLS 800M (EARLY SECTION) FINAL
BOYS 800M (EARLY SECTION) FINAL
GIRLS NO BLOCKS 200M PRELIMINARY 12 ADVANCE
BOYS NO BLOCKS 200M PRELIMINARY 12 ADVANCE
GIRLS NO BLOCKS 400M PRELIMINARY 12 ADVANCE
BOYS NO BLOCKS 400M PRELIMINARY 12 ADVANCE
GIRLS 60M HURDLES PRELIMINARY 16 ADVANCE
BOYS 60M HURDLES PRELIMINARY 16 ADVANCE
GIRLS 60M DASH PRELIMINARY 32 ADVANCE
BOYS 60M DASH PRELIMINARY 32 ADVANCE
GIRLS 4X400 RELAY (UNSEEDED) FINAL UNSEEDED
BOYS 4X400 RELAY (UNSEEDED) FINAL UNSEEDED

AFTERNOON SESSION
FIELD EVENTS
12:30 PM BOYS HIGH JUMP (OPENING HEIGHT 58) FINAL
1:00 GIRLS SHOT PUT TRIAL & FINALS 8 ADVANCE
1:30 BOYS POLE VAULT (OPENING HEIGHT 100) FINAL
2:00 GIRLS TRIPLE JUMP TRIAL & FINALS 8 ADVANCE
2:30 GIRLS HIGH JUMP (OPENING HEIGHT 410) FINAL
3:30 BOYS TRIPLE JUMP TRIAL & FINALS 8 ADVANCE
RUNNING EVENTS (ROLLING SCHEDULE; START TIMES ARE ONLY A GUIDE; IF AN EVENT CAN START EARLY IT WILL, PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY)
3:30 PM GIRLS 4X200M RELAY FINAL
3:55 BOYS 4X200M RELAY FINAL
4:15 GIRLS 4X800M RELAY FINAL
4:35 BOYS 4X800M RELAY FINAL
4:50 GIRLS 60M HURDLES SEMI-FINAL 8 ADVANCE
5:05 BOYS 60M HURDLES SEMI-FINAL 8 ADVANCE
5:15 GIRLS 60M DASH SEMI-FINAL 8 ADVANCE
5:20 BOYS 60M DASH SEMI-FINAL 8 ADVANCE
5:25 GIRLS MILE FINAL
5:55 BOYS MILE FINAL
6:35 GIRLS 400M FINAL 3 HEAT FINAL
6:50 BOYS 400M FINAL 3 HEAT FINAL
7:00 GIRLS 60M HURDLES FINAL
7:05 BOYS 60M HURDLES FINAL
7:10 GIRLS 60M DASH FINAL
7:15 BOYS 60M DASH FINAL
7:20 GIRLS 800M (SEEDED SECTION TOP 18 ENTERED TIMES) FINAL 2 HEAT FINAL
7:25 BOYS 800M (SEEDED SECTION TOP 18 ENTERED TIMES) FINAL 2 HEAT FINAL
7:35 GIRLS 200M FINAL 3 HEAT FINAL
7:40 BOYS 200M FINAL 3 HEAT FINAL
7:50 GIRLS 3000M FINAL
8:05 BOYS 3000M FINAL
8:35 GIRLS 4X400M RELAY (SEEDED TOP 16 ENTERED TIMES) FINAL
8:50 BOYS 4X400M RELAY (SEEDED TOP 16 ENTERED TIMES) FINAL
**ATHLETE OF THE MEET AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 4X400M RELAY.

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