Wilkins Center High School Challenge 2020

Meet Information


Shenandoah University

Wilkins Center High School Challenge

Monday, January 13th, 2020


Entry Information:  The deadline to enter athletes will be Wednesday, January 8th at 5:00pm.  Entries will be done through MileStat.com.  Please contact the meet director, Andrew Marrocco (amarrocc@su.edu), with any questions.  Projected entries will be accepted, but please be responsible in doing so.  There will be a limit; 4 athletes per school per event.

Entry Fee:  $350 per team ($700 boys & girls).  Please make checks payable to Shenandoah University. 

If mailing a check, please mail to:

Attention: Andrew Marrocco

Shenandoah University Athletics

1460 University Drive

Winchester, VA 22601

Scoring: Each event will be scored in standard meet form 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.  Medals will be awarded to event champions.

Timing & Results:  Blue Ridge Timing will be handling the timing and results of the meet.  Results will be displayed on the facility scoreboard, as well a virtual real-time scoreboard. Printed results will be posted on the board behind the timing stand; one copy will be given to each head coach per gender per request. Official results will be posted online immediately following the meet at www.blueridgetiming.com, MileStat, and www.suhornets.com.

Facilities:The Kay & JJ Smith track, within the James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics Center, is a 6-lane, 200m Mondo Super-X 720 track, expanding to an 8-lane sprint/hurdle straight, with two pole vault runways (configuration dependent upon entries), a single runway for long/triple jumps (triple jump boards are at 28' 36' and 41'), and a Polanik throwing circle for shot and weight.  Team camps will be on the covered basketball court on the infield of the track.

Spikes:" pyramid spikes (or shorter) only - no needle or other spikes allowed; spikes will be checked by the clerk at event check in.  If not compliant, spike will be available at $.25/spike.  Spikes will be rechecked at corral; noncompliant spikes will be confiscated at that point. Meet will not wait for spike change.

Athletic Training:A certified athletic trainer will be on site for the meet.  If you are not traveling with a trainer, please supply your own taping materials and arrange any use of modalities in advance by calling Kelli Plemmons at (540)542-6505 or email to kplemmon@su.edu.

Parking & Athlete Drop Off:  Teams must unload and pick up at west entrance of Wilkins A&E Center (between building and I-81) and enter through southern most door on that side (closest to main parking lot).  Teams are not to enter main entrance / Rotunda at all through course of meet.  Busses and Vans can be parked behind the building in the designated bus parking areas. 

Athlete Warm Ups / Cool Downs:  Athletes may use the stadium turf for warm ups.  Please inform athletes they are absolutely not permitted to use adjacent golf course for warming up.  Please instruct athletes the North entrance (all glass) is the only in/out for athlete access to building once meet has begun for warming up and cooling down.  Teams are not to enter main entrance / Rotunda at all through course of meet.

Spectators:  Fans and spectators are not allowed at all in team camp area, as space is limited; please help enforce that with your teams.  There will be designated spectator areas to which meet staff can escort to proper areas for best viewing of their athletes.  Admission will be $5.00 per person and children under 5 are free.  Concessions are available at main entrance of Wilkins Athletic Center.


Shenandoah University

Wilkins Center High School Challenge

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Meet Schedule

~~ James R. Wilkins Athletics & Event Center will be open to teams at 1:30 pm. ~~

Field Events

3:00 pm - Boy's Pole Vault

                 Girl's Long Jump

                 Boy's Weight Throw (Exhibition)

                 Girl's High Jump

4:00 pm - Boy's Long Jump

                 Girl's Weigh Throw (Exhibition)

                 Boy's High Jump

4:30 pm - Girl's Pole Vault

    Girl's Triple Jump

                 Boy's Shot Put

5:45 pm - Boy's Triple Jump

                 Girl's Shot Put


Track Events - Rolling Schedule

5:00 pm - Boy's 4x 800m Relay

5:15 pm - Girl's 4x 800m Relay

5:30 pm - Boy's 55m Dash Trials

5:35 pm - Girl's 55m Dash Trials

5:45 pm - Girl's 55m High Hurdle Trials

5:55 pm - Boy's 55m High Hurdle Trials

6:05 pm - Boy's 1600m

6:20 pm - Girl's 1600m

6:40 pm - Boy's 4x 200m Relay

6:50 pm - Girl's 4x 200m Relay

7:00 pm - Boy's 500m

7:20 pm - Girl's 500m

7:35 pm - Boy's 55m Dash Finals

7:40 pm - Girl's 55m Dash Finals

7:50 pm - Boy's 55m High Hurdle Finals

8:00 pm - Girl's 55m High Hurdle Finals

8:10 pm - Boy's 1,000m

8:20 pm - Girl's 1,000m

8:35 pm - Boy's 300m

8:45 pm - Girl's 300m

8:55 pm - Boy's 3,200m

9:10 pm - Girl's 3,200m

9:25 pm - Boy's 4x 400m Relay

9:35 pm - Girl's 4x 400m Relay