Fortyseventh Phoenix Invitational (Youth)

Bob Flint, AZ USATF Office (480) 949-1991

Cassandra McKenzie, AZ Youth Chairperson - (480)279-5382



DateTimeSiteAge Divisions
April 2 & April 3, 2011 8:00 A.M. Start
First Call 30 min before start
Glendale Community College
6000 W Olvie Ave(Dunlap)
Glendale, AZ
Youth Only



Eligibility: Competition is open to all youth athletes, USA Track & Field membership is
required. To represent a club or organization, that group must be a
a current member in good standing, with USA Track & Field.
Entry Fee: $3.50 per event, $14.00 per relay team.
Entry fees ane not refundable.
Entry: All entries will be done on-line at CoachO Entries
All entries must be paid on-line by credit card.

The on -line reqistration deadline is Midnight Sunday March 27th. (MST)
Corrections may be made by noon March 29th, thru the Association Office.
After this time, there will be a $5 charge per event for changes or additions, including those done at packet pickup.
No Mailed, Faxed, E-mail, or day of meet entries will be accepted.
Coach's Meeting: There will beshort coach's meeting Friday April 1st at 7:00 P.M.
at the meet headquarters, The Crowne Plaza Hotel, I-17 and Peoria Ave.
Entry Limits: Sub-Bantam, Bantam, and Midget - three events including relays.
All others - four events including relays.
Facilities: Nine lane all weather track. Runway and ligh jump area are all weather.
Shot Put and Discus are are concrete. Spikes 1/4 or less will be allowed.
Tents will only be allowed in the upper 10 rows of the stands, and on the
grassey area around the track. They may be setup starting Friday morning at dawn.
Awards: Custom medals will be awarded to the first 3 place finishers in each event,
including relays. Ribbons will be awarded to the 4th thru 8th place finishers.
Team Awards: Team trophies will be awarded to the first, second, and third place teams,
male and female in the Sub-Bantam, Bantam, Midget, and Youth
divisions. Ties for team awards will be broken using rule 9/4.
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.
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 and/or posted. Proper rule
reference must be cited. All protests must be accompanied by a $50.00
cash deposit. Deposit will be refuded if protest is upheld, forfeited if protest is denied.
Check In
Track:
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.
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.
Check In
Field:
Field event athletes will check in directly to the official in charge if their event.
All contestants will be given three trials in each field event, (except the
High Jump and Pole Vault). The athletes attaining the best nine marks will
advance to the finals, for three additional attempts. Each athlete will be given
a maximum of 3 warm up attempts prior to the start of the event.
Results,
Programs,
Tee Shirts:
Complete results will be available on our web site @ usatf.org/assoc/az
Additional sets may be ordered for $5.00 each.
Souvenir programs and custom Tee Shirts will be available.
Meet
Headquarters:
The Crown Plaza Hotel, Metrocenter, 2532 W. Peoria (@ I-17) will serve
as meet Headquarters.
Packet
Pick Up:
Pre-meet information will be available Friday April 1st from 3:00
P.M. until 9:00 P.M.. This will include athlete numbers, performance lists,
number of heats, and events that will not have semi's. Scratches will be
accepted at that time. Additions, with late fees, will be accepted on a space available basis.
There will be no day of meet additions.

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MOTEL & HOTEL INFORMATION

The following motels are located within a 5 to 8 mile radius of the meet site. All Include a full or Continential breakfast in the price. Most motels are located on the I-17, (Black Canyon Hwy) or Westgate Sports Complex. Glendale Community College is located on Olive (Dunlap) and 59th Ave.
Black Canyon Hotels
CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL (Meet HQ) 2532 W. Peoria Ave, Phoenix, Arizona, (I-17 & Peoria exit). 602-331-9327,
will serve as meet headquarters. They are offering a special rate of $89 per room, 4 people max. Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate. This rate includes a Continential breakfast buffet, served in a private room, and be available until March 12th. Contact the Group Sales Manager @ 602-331-9327.
Four Points Sheraton 10220 N Metro Parkway East (I-17 & Peroia), Phoenix 85051, 602-997-5900
Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate of $82 per room, 4 people max, or $95 executive suite. This rate will be available until March 25th.
Complementary breakfast included.
Sheraton Crescent Hotel 2620 W Dunlap Ave, (I-17 & Dunlap), Phoenix 85021, 1-800-325-3535
Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate of $87 per room, 4 people max. This rate will be available until March 2nd.
Complementary continental breakfast included.
Homewood Suites 2536 W Beryl Ave(I-17 & Peoria), Phoenix, 85021, 602-674-8900
They are offering a special rate of $85 2 room suite, 2 double/double, $124 2 room suite, King.. Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate which will be available until March 11th.
Breakfast buffet is included.
Hyatt Place Phoenix North 10838 N 25th Ave (I-17 & Peroia), Phoenix, 85029 602-997-8800
Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate which is $89 quad per room which will be available until March 11th.
Breakfast buffet is included.
Courtyard Phoenix North 9631 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, 85029, 602-944-7373 or 800-321-2211
The "Usa Track & Field" rate is $99 quad per room which will be available until March 4th.
Comfort Suites Phoenix 10210 N 26th Dr, Phoenix, 85021(I-17 & Peoria), 602-861-3900 or 800-424-6423
The "Phoenix Invitational" rate is $87 double queen which will be available until March 3rd.
Full breakfast is included.
Residence Inn 8242 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, 85051, 602-864-1900
They are offering a special rate of $99 per room, quad, standard studio, or $109 penthouse suite. Ask for the "Arizona Track & Field" rate which will be available until March 3, after this date on a space available basis.
Complimentary breakfast buffet is included.
Hamption Inn & Suites 2550 W Charlotte Dr, Phoenix, 85085 (I-17 & Happy Valley) 623-516-9300
They are offering a special rate of $99 quad. Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate which will be available until March 7th.
Complimentary breakfast is included.
Westgate Sports Complex Hotels
Hamption Inn & Suites 6630 N 95th Ave, Glendale, 85085 623-271-7771
They are offering a special rate of $119 quad. Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate which will be available until March 7th.
Complimentary breakfast is included.
Springhill Suites 7350 N Zanjero Blvd, Glendale, 85305 (101 & Glendale) 623-772-9200
They are offering a special rate of $99 per room, double queen with sleeper sofa. Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate which will be available until March 3rd.
Complimentary breakfast is included.
Residence Inn 7350 N Zanjero Blvd, Glendale, 85305 (101 & Glendale) 623-772-8900
They are offering a special rate of $119 per room, studio suite with kitchen. Ask for the "Phoenix Invitational" rate which will be available until March 3rd.
Complimentary breakfast is included.

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