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Pole Vault

Pole Vault


Refer to USATF Rule 302.5(n). All competitors must provide their own vaulting poles. Vault athletes must report to be weighed with their bib numbers and poles based on the schedule below. All poles will be inspected for manufacturers’ pole ratings and the maximum top hand hold position as determined by the manufacturer. The competitors’ weights must be at or below the manufacturers’ pole ratings. NO EXCEPTIONS. Poles will be impounded at the time of inspection.  Athletes will pick-up their poles and report to the competition site at time of warm-up for the event.
Meet management will not be responsible for any pole that is shipped to or impounded at the meet without a hard protective case.

There will be 2 pits for both the High Jump and Pole Vault competing simultaneously, competitors will be seeded off their Regional results

Starting Heights

Pole Vault
13-14 B 2.35   13-14 G 1.90
15-16 B 3.25   15-16 G 2.15
17-18 M 3.80   17-18 W 2.60

Weigh-in and pole inspection will take place during the times shown below:

Pole Check-in Schedule
Monday – 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Tuesday - 7:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday - 7:00am-3:00pm
Thursday - 7:00am-3:00pm
Friday - 7:00am-3:00pm
Saturday - 7:00am-2:00pm
Sunday - 7:00am-9:00am

Athletes may ship poles in advance of the competition. Shipments should be sent to the following address:

Kody Kerohner
Hornet Stadium
Attn: Athletic Facilities
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA  95819-6099


The poles will be checked in at the track.

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