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Implements & Spikes

  • Spikes: Only ¼ inch “Pyramid Spikes” will be allowed on the competition surface in Bloomington.  The LOC will have regulation spikes available.  Prohibited spikes include “Christmas Tree Spike Pins” and “Needle Spike Pins.”
  • Throwing Implements & Implement Inspection: Two (2) competition-approved implements will be provided for each competition. However, it is recommended that you bring your own implement and have it certified at the Implement Inspection area. The Implement Inspection area will located (TBA).

    Shots must have a plastic outer shell; metal shots are not permitted. All weights and superweights must have a plastic shell inside a bag or straps that comply with the 2012 Rules of Competition. Metal weights and superweights that are designed for use outdoors are not permitted.

    All personal shots and weights must be inspected if you want to use them. Implements must meet all specifications to be allowed for use in the competition. Approved implements will be impounded until the start of the competition.

  • Pole Vault Pole Shipping: Shipment of the pole vault poles to/from Bloomington will be the responsibility of the athlete. Pole vault poles may be shipped to:
    Indiana University
    Assembly Hall
    Attn: Jay Arther 1001
    East 17th St.
    Bloomington, IN 47408

  • Starting Blocks:    Only meet supplied starting blocks will be allowed.  No personal starting blocks will be permitted.

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