Texas A&M High School Indoor Classic

College Station, TX

Meet Information

2014 TEXAS A&M HIGH SCHOOL INDOOR CLASSIC

Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium at the McFerrin Athletic Center
College Station, TX
Friday-Saturday, January 10-11, 2014

SITE:
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 7, 2014

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. At least one coachs wrist band must be purchased per team per gender. Coachs
wristbands are $20 and grant access to the warm-up facility and athlete seating in the
competition venue. A maximum of 3 coachs wristbands may be purchased per team per
gender.
3. All entries and coachs wristbands must be purchased online through Direct Athletics. No
exceptions.
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:
Packet pick-up will be available near the clerking area inside the Indoor Football. Please
bring your registration receipt from Direct Athletics. Packet Pickup will be available during
the following times:

Friday, January 10 3:00pm 7:30pm
Saturday, January 11 8:00am 6:00pm
Updated 9/12/2013
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PARTICIPANT ENTRY, CREDENTIALS AND SEATING:
All athletes and coaches must enter through the east doors of the Indoor Football facility.
Wrist bands will be provided for all competing athletes.
Coachs wristbands purchased online will also be provided. Please see ENTRY FEES
regarding the purchase of Coachs wristbands. Coachs wrist bands 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 blocks for the prelims of the 200m and 400m on Friday
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 pyramid spike from MF Athletics,
800-693-6052, Item # 463A Pyramid Spikes.
The Omni-Lite 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.
Updated 9/12/2013
2014 TEXAS A&M HIGH SCHOOL INDOOR CLASSIC

RUNWAY MARKS:
White athletic tape may be used on the runways. Chalk and cones are not permitted

POLE VAULT CERTIFICATION:
Pole vaulters must weigh-in and inspect poles in the presence of his/her coach and the head
official. National Federation Track and Field Rules state that competitors weight shall be at
or below the manufacturers 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 days 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.

FACILITY AVAILABILITY:
The McFerrin Athletic Center Indoor Track and the Indoor Football Facility will be available
for teams on:
Friday, January 10 Track CLOSED for warm-up
3:00pm Indoor Football Facility open for warm-up and
packet pickup
Saturday, January 11 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 Field 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 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.

HORIZONTAL JUMPS

Distance from Board to the Pit

M/W Long Jump: Wood Board only at 11 5 (3.50m)
W Triple Jump: Wood Board at 37 8 (11.50m) or a Tape Board at 30 2 (9.20m)
M Triple Jump: Wood Board at 44 3 (13.50m) or a Tape Board at 35 5 (10.80m)Updated 9/12/2013
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HEAT SHEETS AND RESULTS:
Heat sheets will be posted on the website at aggieathletics.com by Thursday, January 9 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 will be different this year due to construction in the area. We do not have the final
details at this time. Please continue check our website for updates.

AWARDS:
Awards will be presented. A medal will be awarded to the winner of each event. T-shirts will
be given to the top 3 places in the individual and relay events. 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 http://aggieathletics.com 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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