Outdoor Track & Field
Friday May 2, Saturday May 3, Sunday May 4
Meet Information Packet
Meet Director: Steve Shutt
Phone: (717) 337-6640
Fax: (717) 337-6528
OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
15TH ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET
CALL FOR ENTRIES AND MEET INSTRUCTIONS
Friday-Sunday, May 2-4, 2008
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Head Men’s/Women’s Track and Field Coach
Fax: (717) 337-6528
Phone: (717) 337-6640
Championship information and instructions are listed below. Be sure to pay attention to
changes with the combined event schedule and the overall meet schedule.
Rosters: Please fax a team roster signed by the institution’s Athletic Director to
Steve Shutt, (717) 337-6528, by Wednesday April 16. All eligible athletes who may
compete in the championship should be listed on your roster. If any entrant becomes
ineligible after entry and before the meet, the Games Committee must be notified.
Entries are due by 12:00 noon Wednesday, April 30. All entries must be submitted
Scratches: There will not be a scratch period after final entries are due. Wednesday,
April 30 at 12:00 noon is your final declaration. Any athlete scratched at the meet
site will be, by NCAA rules, ineligible to compete in the championship.
5000m times may be used for the 10,000m entries.
4x800m entries may be entered without a mark, all other events must have an
accurate seed time.
Heptathletes and Decathletes need to qualify in one of the events in the multi to
enter the event.
Indoor performances may be used for championship qualifying.
Rosters: Wednesday, April 16 Fax signed roster, including year in school,
to Steve Shutt, (717) 337-6528. There is no
roster form enclosed in this packet.
Entries: Wednesday, April 30 Entries due by 12:00 noon via email to
Packets: Friday May 2 Packets may be picked up starting at 11:00am
Saturday, May 3 Packets may be picked up starting at 8:00am
Coaches Saturday, May 3 There will be a brief Coaches Meeting
Meeting: to discuss meet management at 8:00am at the
Entries: Unlimited entry as long as the contestants meeting the Championship
standards. One Relay per team allowed.
Entry Fee: $10.00 per athlete for each contestant who actually competes in the
meet. Make checks payable to Gettysburg College. Pay at Meet
Packets: Packets will be available in at the Meet Check-in Table, or at the
press box in inclement weather.
Event Athletes will report for check-in 15 minutes prior to the start of their
Check-in: event. Track events will report to the Clerk of Course; field events
will report to the Chief Judge for their event.
Clerking For all running events, the clerking area will be the tent on the inside
Area: of the fence near the start of 100m. Relay cards should be handed
into the clerk ½ hour prior to the relay.
Infield Athletes will be admitted to the track only for competition. The
Access: infield is turf and there will be a designated warm-up area on the
Warm Up: Limited area on the infield and fields surrounding the track.
Implements: Implements for the shot put, discus, and javelin will be checked and
marked for competition. Only certified implements will be permitted
in competition. Illegal implements will be impounded until the
completion of that event. Weigh-ins will be conducted under the
bleacher area. Implement Weigh-in schedule has been included in
Multi Events: Friday, May 2—11:00 am-noon and Saturday, May3—7:30-8:30am
All others are Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4—10:00-11:00am
Track: ¼” spikes will be permitted for all track events. Javelin runway is
grass. Shot put and discus & hammer circles are concrete.
Blocks: Will be provided.
Trainer: The trainer will be located under the tent on the infield. Please bring
your own supplies.
Timing: Tumey Timing & Data
Scoring: Top eight score 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.
Results: Results will be posted behind the stadium on the wall. They will also
be posted on the Gettysburg website. Saturday’s results will be
available in the press box after the end of the meet.
Protests: Protest forms will be available in the press box. Protests will be
posted before and after the referee’s decision. Protests must be filed
no later than 30 minutes after the official results are announced.
Awards: Awards will be presented to the first place team and medals to the top
three in each event. The top three place finishers will be given their
awards at the end of the meet.
Outstanding Outstanding Male and Female Athlete Awards will be presented at the
Athlete: conclusion of the meet. Coaches are expected to submit their votes
by the conclusion of the meet.
Lodging: A list is enclosed with this packet.
Parking: All buses should park on the dirt road near the baseball field.
Questions: Steve Shutt, Gettysburg College—(717) 337-6640
We will not move ahead to schedule.
Lodging: There are many hotels in the area. For a more complete listing go to:
Courtyard Marriott 115 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg 717-334-5600
Days Inn 865 York Road, Gettysburg 717-334-0030
Hampton Inn 1280 York Road, Gettysburg 717-338-9121
Hilton Garden Inn 1061 York Road, Gettysburg 717-334-2040
Comfort Inn 871 York Road, Gettysburg 717-337-2400
Outdoor Track and Field
Friday, May 2 Sunday, May 4
1:00 - Pole Vault (men, followed by 11:00 - Triple Jump (m)
women) 11:00 - Javelin (m)
1:00 - Decathlon begins (100 meters) 11:00 - Shot Put (w)
1:30 - Heptathlon begins (100 hurdles) 11:00 - High Jump (w)
3:00 – Hammer (m) 11:00 - 4 x 100 relay (m)
5:00 – Hammer (w) 11:10 - 4 x 100 relay (w)
6:30 - 10,000 (m) 11:20 - 1500 final (m)
7:15 - 10,000 (w) 11:50 - 1500 final (w)
12:20 - 100 hurdles final (m)
Saturday, May 3 12:30 - 110 hurdles final (w)
8:45 - Decathlon continues (110 hurdles) 12:40 - 400 final (m)
9:30 - Heptathlon continues (long jump) 12:50 - 400 final (w)
11:00 - Long Jump (w) 1:00 - Shot Put (m)
12:00 - Steeplechase (m) 1:00 - Javelin (w)
12:25 - Steeplechase (w) 1:00 - High Jump (m)
12:50 - 100 hurdle trials (m) 1:00 - Triple Jump (w)
1:00 - Discus (w) 1:00 - 100 final (m)
1:05 - 110 hurdle trials (w) 1:10 - 100 final (w)
1:20 - 400 trials (m) 1:20 - 800 final (m)
1:30 - Long Jump (m) 1:30 - 800 final (w)
1:35 - 400 trials (w) 1:40 - 400 hurdles final (m)
1:50 - 100 trials (m) 1:50 - 400 hurdles final (w)
2:05 - 100 trials (w) 2:00 - 200 final (m)
2:20 - 800 trials (m) 2:10 - 200 final (w)
2:40 - 800 trials (w) 2:20 - 5,000 final (m)
3:00 - Discus (m) 3:05 - 5,000 final (w)
3:00 - 400 hurdle trials (m) 3:55 - 4 x 400 relay (m)
3:20 - 400 hurdle trials (w) 4:05 - 4 x 400 relay (w)
3:40 - 200 trials (m) 4:15 - Awards Ceremony
3:55 - 200 trials (w)
4:20 - 4 x 800 relay (m)
4:30 - 4 x 800 relay (w)