|February 19, 2012||8:00 A.M. Start
7:45 A.M. First Call
|Northern Arizona University Skydome
|Youth and Adult|
|Eligibility:||Competition is open to all athletes with current USA Track & Field membership.
Only youth athletes from West Zone associations may compete in the West Zone championships.
Birth date must be verified on the USATF membership database.
To represent a club or organization, that group must have a current membership with USA Track & Field.
|Entry:||All entries are per event:|
Before midnight February 16: Youth entries $3.50; Adult entries $6.00.
After midnight February 16: Youth entries $4.50; Adult entries $7.00. (Space available basis)
All entries will be done on-line thru the CoachO Calendar
The on-line reqistration deadline is Midnight February 15, 2012 (MST)
Corrections may be made by noon February 16, thru the Association Office.
|No Mailed, Faxed, or E-mail entries will be accepted, nor day of meet changes.|
|Events:|| 55m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 4x200m, 4x400m, 1500m/3000m walk,
55m Hurdles(same specifications as 60m hurdles less 5m at finish), LJ, HJ, SP, TJ, and PV.
(See Schedule for division event eligibility)
|Event Limits:||Sub-Bantam, Bantam, and Midget - three events including relays.
Youth thru Young - four events including relays.
Open and Masters - No Limit.
|Facilities:||Six lane (8 lane stright-away) 300m flat Mondo track.
Spikes 1/4" Pyramid or less will be allowed, no needle or Christmas Tree spikes.
|Timing:||LYNX timing will be used, with hand timing backup.
|Awards:||USATF medals first thru sixth place for all finishers.
USATF Youth West Zone Championship medals to first thru sixth.
|Rules:||Current USA Track and Field rules will govern. Only competing athletes
will be permitted on the track or infield area, except for medical emergencies.
|Running Events:||The meet will run on a continuous basis.
All running events will be conducted as timed finals, except the 55m dash, which will have trials and finals.
All relay team members must wear a top and shorts of the same color.
Events will be run youngest to oldest, girls first, except the hurdles, which will be run oldest to youngest, boys first.
|Field Events:||All competitors in the Long Jump and Triple Jump will be given 4 attempts only.
Shop putters will be given 3 attemps, with the top six advancing to the finals.
All throwing implements will be certified prior to use.
|Protest:||All protests must be made in writing, to the referee, not later than 30
minutes after the results of an event have been announced. Proper rule
reference must be cited. All protests must be accompanied by a $100.00
cash deposit. Deposit will be refuded if protest is upheld, forfeited if protest is denied.
|Check In:||Two calls will be given for each event. Athletes in running events must
report to the clerk of the course, ready to compete, and stay in the area.
Field event athletes must report directly to the official in charge of their
field event. Athletes must noftify the official in charge of their field event,
before leaving to report to the clerk for their running event. Athletes must
report back to their field event within 5 minutes of completion of their runing event.
|Conduct:||Coaches and parents are responsible for the conduct of their team members.
Failure to maintain proper control and to display good sportsmanship, could
result in the removal of the team or individual from further competition.
|National Youth Indoor:||The 2012 Youth Indoor National Championships will be held March 10-11 at Illinois State University,
(Horton Field House), Normal, Illinois 61790
Intermediate/Young High School divisions can compete in this meet without competing in the qualifing zone meet. Age divisions and events are the same as in Flagstaff, but unique to this competition, relays for the Intermediate and Young divisions can be combined. This means that athletes aged 15 to 18 can run on the save relay team. Clubs must check with their High School Association to determine if they can participate.
The top six finishers at the Zonal meet qualify to compete in the Naional Championships. Entries will be done thru the CoachO Calendar and paid on-line by Wednesday, March 5th.
Medals will be awarded to the top 6 individuals and relays in each division.
||The meet headquarters will be the Fairfield Inn,
2005 S. Milton Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 (928) 773-1300 or (800) 574-6395.
The rate is $69 with breakfast included. Ask for the "USATF Indoor Classic" rate.
This room block will be held until January 28th and afterwords on a space available basis.
Packet pick-up will be from 3 P.M. until 9 P.M. Saturday at the meet HQ
Scratch's and adds (on a space available basis) will be accepted at that time.
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