Meet Information

Wolverine Classic 2017
TRACK INVITATIONAL

Director: Bruce Sheppard
(571)252-2010(W) (571)252-2001 (Fax)
Bruce.sheppard@lcps.org

Site: Woodgrove High School Purcellville, VA

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017

Time: 2:00 Scratch Meeting – Storage Building (All pre-meet scratches at
this time. (NO ADDITIONS)
Certification of Weight Implements -Storage Building
3:00 Field Events
3:15 3200 Meter Relay
4:00 Running Events – (All running events – are sections on time this year – NO Prelims )
5:30 Coaches dinner (dinner provided for two hour period)
Individual Participation Rule (84-3-1 VHSL HANDBOOK) In one meet a contestant may
compete in any number of field events but shall be limited to participation in only three running, except that a contestant who competes in the 3200 meter run may compete in only one other running event.

Field Events: There will be four jumps or throws with no finals. The Long/Triple Jump and High Jumps will operate under a 2 hour open pit policy. If a Long Jump finishes before the end of the 2 hour open pit, we will start the Triple Jump as soon as possible. Shot and Discus will be in flights.

Implements: Meet officials must verify event implements in front of the garage by 2:30.


Eligibility: Each school may enter two (2) contestants in each event.

Coaches Meeting:
• Scratches only.
• No additional entries will be accepted.
• NO entry additions will be accepted after Tuesday April 18, 11:59 PM

Entry Fee: $200.00 per combined boys and girls team
Make checks payable to: Woodgrove High School
Your team will not compete without submitting a check by the start of the meet. If you plan on paying on arrival, please e-mail Bruce Sheppard.

Entries: All entries must be entered on Milestat by 11:59 pm, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Entry period begins on April 1. va.milesplit.com/

Scoring: 8 scoring places: First (10) Second (8) Third (6) Fourth (5) Fifth (4) Sixth (3) Seventh (2) Eighth (1).

Trophy/Medals: A plaque will be awarded to the winning and runner-up teams (girls’ & boys’ teams). Medals will be awarded to the top six place winners in each event. Team trophies and an outstanding male and female athlete will be awarded at the conclusion of the meet. Individual winners will be announced following each event, and medals will be bagged for each team and given afterwards.

Admission: $6.00 per person. Athletes will be admitted in uniform only. Teams must enter together through GATE 5 at the far end of the stadium.

Passes: The following passes will be honored: VASSP, NASSP, VHSCA, VIAAA and District passes (bearer only). Pass holders will be asked to sign a guest register.

Concessions: The concession stand will be open with a wide variety of hot fresh foods and cold drinks.

Hospitality Room: Open to coaches and meet personnel only. Located in Team Room 1 at the end of the stadium opposite the scoreboard. It will be open from 5:30 until 7:30. (NO athletes, managers, parents, etc. allowed. Please tell your athletes)

Track Surface: Rubberized All Weather surface. (Flats and 1/4” inch spikes)

Start/Finish Line: On the home side by the first turn.

Miscellaneous:
• All runners are to report to the bull pen (middle of the football field) or their field event on or before the SECOND CALL. Failure to report at this time will result in the athlete being scratched from that event.
• All runners in lane events must return to the finish line in their proper lanes after the completion of each race.
• Electronic communication equipment (cell phones, walkie-talkies and others) and video equipment are banned in the competition and designated warm-up areas.
• All members of a team, when not participating in an event, must stay outside the track area. Teams are asked to set tents up on visitor side, around to the scoreboard area and NOT in the bleachers. They may also set up in the grassy areas outside the fence. Please keep home bleachers open for spectators only.
• Advise your athletes to use gate entranceways, and to NOT JUMP OVER THE FENCES surrounding our track.
• We ask all coaches to remain away from the finish line and the F.A.T. tent at all times. NO coach will be allowed on the infield once the running events begin.
• Results will be posted on the back of the ticket booth and the complete results will be available to each coach after the meet. DO NOT go to the press box for results.
• Meet records will be sent with your entry packets and will be posted at the meet.
• Properly Equipped and Sportsmanship Certification Form will be in your coaches packet at the Scratch Meeting.
• 400 meter relay teams may use tongue depressors or half tennis balls ONLY as markers on the track.
Jumpers may place markers in the grass OUTSIDE OF THE RUNWAY, however, NO TAPE IS ALLOWED on the runway or high jump surfaces.


Bus Arrival: Please have your bus driver park and drop your athletes off in the gravel parking lot located behind the ticket booth at the entrance to Winning Way driveway.


T-SHIRTS: There will be official Wolverine Classic Invitational T-shirts and hoodies on sale the day of the event.

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