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2012 USATF East Region Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships

July 14-15, 2012
Howard Community College - Columbia, Maryland

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USATF Membership & Eligibility:
USATF Membership: To enter you must be a 2012 USATF Member. You may renew/join at

USATF members and clubs from the following Associations are eligible to score in this meet:

  • Adirondack
  • Connecticut
  • Long Island
  • Maine
  • Mid-Atlantic
  • New England
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Niagara
  • Potomac Valley
  • Three Rivers

Order of Events (All times are estimates and subject to change)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Combined Events
10:00 a.m.  Pentathlon men (30-49)
10:45 Pentathlon men (50+)  
11:00 a.m. Pentathlon women (all divisions) final
Track Events
4:00 p.m.  5000m Race Walk men & women (all divisions) final
5:30 5000m men & women (all divisions) final
Field Events
10:00 a.m. Hammer Throw women (all divisions) final
followed by Weight Throw women (all divisions) final
followed by Superweight Throw women (all divisions) final
12:00 p.m. Hammer Throw men (70+) final
  Pent. Discus (1) will be contested following the Hammer Throw
1:15 Weight Throw men (70+)
followed by Superweight Throw men (70+) final
  Pent. Discus (2) will be contested following the Superweight Throw
2:45 p.m. Hammer Throw men (60-69) final
followed by Weight Throw men (60-69) final
followed by Superweight Throw men (60-69) final
followed by Hammer Throw men (30-59) final
followed by Weight Throw men (30-59) final
followed by Superweight Throw men (30-59) final
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Track Events
10:00 a.m. 4x100m Relay men & women (all divisions) final
10:15 80m Hurdles women (40-99)
men (70-99)
note: 27" hurdles will not be used
10:30 100m Hurdles men (50-69)
women (30-39)
11:00 110m Hurdles men (30-39) final
11:45 2000m Steeplechase women (all divisions)
men (60+)
12:00 p.m. 3000m Steeplechase men (30-59) final
12:30 100m men & women (all divisions) final
1:00 1500m men & women (all divisions) final
1:30 400m men & women (all divisions) final
2:00 400m Hurdles men (30-49) final
  300m Hurdles men (60+)
women (50-69)
200m Hurdles women (70+) final
3:30 200m men & women (all divisions) final
4:00 800m men & women (all divisions) final
4:30 4 x 400m Relay men & women (all divisions) final
Field Events
10:00 a.m. High Jump women (all divisions) final
10:00 Long Jump men (30-59) final
followed by Long Jump men (60+)  
followed by Triple Jump men (all divisions) final
10:00 Discus women (all divisions) final
10:00 Shot Put men (70+) final
10:00 Javelin men (60-69) final
11:00 Shot Put men (60-69) final
11:00 Pole Vault women (all divisions) final
11:00 High Jump men (all divisions) final
11:00 Javelin women (all divisions) final
11:00 Discus men (70+) final
12:00 p.m. Javelin men (70+) final
12:00 Discus men (60-69) final
12:00 Shot Put women (all divisions) final
12:00 Pole Vault men (all divisions)  final
1:30 Long Jump women (all divisions) final
after LJ Triple Jump women (all divisions) final
1:30 Javelin men (30-49) final
1:30 Shot Put men (50-59) final
2:30 Discus men (30-49) final
2:30 Javelin men (50-59) final
3:30 Shot Put men (30-49) final
3:30 Discus men (50-59) final
  • All events are FINALS.


Age Divisions
Masters (30-34, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69..........)
Age as of July 14, 2012

Athletes who are not members of these Associations may compete as a guest but will not officially score in the championship. Masters athletes from outside the region will be awarded duplicate medals if they finish in the top 3 in their age division.

Entry Fees and Deadlines

Date Received Individual Events Combined Events
On-Time Entry
Online: on or before July 7 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Mail: Postmarked on or before July 3
1st event: $30
each add'l: $10
1st event: $35
each add'l: $10

Late Entry
Online: on or before July 9 at 11:59 p.m. ET 1st event: $45
each add'l: $10

* East Region Masters Track & Field Committee surcharge of $5 per athlete is included in the above fees.

All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. No entry will be considered completed unless it is accompanied by full payment of fees and all required documents (see below).

Relay Entries
Relay team members must be entered as individuals in the meet in at least one other event. $10 per relay, payable at time of declaration. One club entry per type of relay. Relay Team declaration by 9:30 AM on meet day. Must include only registered teams and team members.

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Entry Forms

Status of Entries

Date of Birth Verification
If you are entered in the Masters Championships and after completing your entry the status of entry page indicates “info. needed” you should fax a copy of your birth certificate or the information page of your passport--with your membership number written on it to the USATF National Office at 800-833-1466.

USATF East Region Championship medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age division in each event (gold, silver and bronze); Masters athletes from outside the region do not displace those from within the region but will be awarded duplicate medals.

USATF East Region Championship patches will be awarded to athletes winning an event: Masters athletes from outside the region do not receive patches; only one patch will be awarded per athlete, not matter how many events they win.

Plaques will be awarded to the top two masters teams.

Team Scoring
Individual and relay events will be scored 5-3-2-1.

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Throwing Implements / Pole Vault Poles / Hurdles
At least one implement will be provided for each age group in each throwing event; Masters athletes may also provide their own age division appropriate implements. All throwing implements must be inspected and approved prior to use in competition. All athletes must provide their own pole vault poles. Hurdles are adjustable to 30" only.

Howard Community College - Click here to get directions

Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel
10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044
Rate:  $89 + taxes   (must make reservations by June 30 to receive the discounted rate)
Reservations: 888-627-8318 (mention Masters T&F)
Other hotels in Columbia include Hilton Garden Inn, Residence Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Staybridge Suites, Hampton Inn, Doubletree and Holiday Inn Express.  There are also other nearby hotels in Jessup and Laurel, MD.  There are no meet rates at these other hotels.

Contact Information
410-740-1332 or E-Mail (email is preferred and will most likely receive fastest response)

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