Asics High School Invitational 2008

Lynchburg, VA

Meet Information

Asics High School Invite

January 18th-19th

All this information can be found online at

Questions regarding the content of this package should be directed to Phill Sieg at

Meet Location: Liberty Universitys Tolsma Indoor Track Center

Liberty University North Campus

1971 University Blvd.

Lynchburg, VA. 24501

Entries: All Teams will enter through Direct Athletics.

You must enter your team on Direct Athletics in order to be entered in the meet. (No Exceptions) Coaches please be considerate and use accurate seeding marks to improve overall meet quality.

Entries only will be accepted online via the Direct Athletics web-site at Detailed instructions will be available online at Questions regarding entry instructions should be e-mailed to

Each coach must have a Direct Athletics username and password for his/her school. If you don't know your username and password, you will be able to create one or retrieve your existing account by following the instructions below. You will use the same account to enter all meets run through Direct Athletics.

If you already have a DirectAthletics account for your Track & Field team and know your username and password, then proceed as follows:
1. Go to
2. In the login box, enter your username and password and click Login. (Remember that your password is case-sensitive)

If you do NOT know your username and password, proceed as follows:
1. Go to
2. Click on the link "New User? Click HERE".
3. Follow onscreen instructions. You will be able to create a new TEAM account online or retrieve forgotten information for an existing account.

Note About Direct Athletics Accounts
Most coach accounts control a school's Men's AND Women's team. You control only one gender at time, so you will complete the below steps for your Men and then switch to your Women's team and repeat the process (or vice versa). The team you are controlling is listed on the blue navigation bar across the top of your account.

Important Notes Regarding Online Entries
For each relay squad, you must enter at least 4 and up to 8 relay athletes (4 + 4 alternates)
You must enter ALL athletes online in order for them to compete. This includes relay only athletes and relay alternates.
All schools (colleges/junior colleges/high schools) must enter athletes through a TEAM account. No unattached athletes may be entered through a TEAM account.

Direct Athletic Rosters: Remember that you must have you team roster set up on direct athletics then enter the meet or meets. You cannot just build a roster and expect to be entered in the meet.

Confirmation of entry: Direct athletics will list you entries for each meet that you entered. We will post the final performance list online on Wednesday the 16th by 5:00pm.

Entry Fee: Entry fee will be $5 dollars per athlete per event. $10 dollars per Relay. Entry fee will be charged based upon online entry at deadline and not upon who actually competes.

Example: John Smith runs the 55m, pole vault, and long jump. He will cost $15 dollars.

Entry Deadline: The deadline for entries will be Monday January 14th at 5:00pm

at this time DIRECT ATHELICS will close the entries online. Calling Liberty will not reopen the entry process. This will be an absolute deadline for adding entries. Scratches will be allowed the day of competition but the entry fee will not change.

Athletic Trainers: Some space will be available for your team trainers and we will be providing student athletic trainers for limited assistance.

Spikes: Maximum Spike length will be inch in length. Judges and clerks will be checking shoes at check in for each event. Athletes will be disqualified for improper spikes. Pyramids Only!!

Awards: Awards are for the top 3 places in each event and special awards for the top male and female runner and top male and female field event athlete.

Implements: All implements must meet the NHSF rules. Implement weigh in will take place at the weigh in room on the north side of the track.

Seeding: Seeding procedures will be decided by the games committee based on number of entries.

Starting Heights: Pole Vault Girls-Starts at 66 up to 76 then by 6 inches.

Pole Vault Boys - 8 9 10 then by 6 inches.

High Jump Girls- 42 up to 46 then by 2 inches.

High Jump Boys-50 up to 54 then by 2 inches.

Results: Meet results will be posted online at and at One copy of the final results may be picked up by the coach at the end of each day.

Coaches Meals: Two coaches from each team will receive passes for meal in our hospitality room. Passes can be found in the team packets at check in. (Teams with more than two coaches will have to purchase tickets at 5 dollars each.) (NO EXCEPTIONS)

Parking: Venue information will be posted online as soon as the entry ways and facilities are completed. (Check Online)

Asics High School Invitational

Revised Time Schedule

Saturday Jan 18th 19th

Meet Schedule: (Tentative)

Friday January 18th

Running Field

3:00pm- Track Opens

4:30pm- 300m Dash Final (Girls) Long Jump Prelim/Final (Girls)

5:15pm- 300m Dash Final (Boys) High Jump Final (Boys)

6:00pm- 55m Dash (Girls) Triple Jump Prelim/Final (Boys)

6:30pm- 55m Dash (Boys) Pole Vault Final (Girls)

7:00pm-1600m Final (Girls)

8:00pm-1600m Final (Boys)

Saturday January 19th

7:30am- Track Opens

9:00am- 3200m Relay (Girls)

9:30am- 3200m Relay (Boys)

Long Jump Prelim/Final (Boys)

High Jump Prelim/Final (Girls)

Triple Jump Prelim/Final (Girls)

Pole Vault Final (Boys)

10:00am- 55m Hurdle Prelims (Boys)

10:25am- 55m Hurdle Prelims (Girls)

10:45am- 55m Dash Finals (Girls)

10:50am- 55m Dash Finals (Boys)

11:00am- 55m Hurdle Final (Girls)

11:10am- 55m Hurdle Final (Boys)

11:15am- 800m Relay Final (Girls)

11:35pm- 800m Relay Final (Boys)

11:55pm- 1000m Run Final (Girls)

12:30pm- 1000m Run Final (Boys) Shot Put Prelim/Final (Girls/Boys)

1:40pm- 500m Dash Final (Girls)

2:50pm- 500m Dash Final (Boys)

4:15pm- 3200m Run Final (Girls)

5:00pm- 3200m Run Final (Boys)

5:45pm- 1600m Relay Final (Girls)

6:15pm- 1600m Relay Final (Boys)



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