Mercer Twilight Invitational sponsored by PUMA May 1, 2010 3:00 pm start time Welcome to the inaugural Mercer Twilight Invitational held at Robbinsville High School. This meet will give coaches a chance to have their varsity athletes compete in a mix of open and relay events for both boys and girls. We also want to give New Jersey’s finest track and field athletes a chance to showcase their talent at night under the lights in a highly competitive atmosphere. MEET FEATURES: Later start so athletes can compete if taking the SATs FAT so athletes can get seed times for upcoming championship meets 4 x 100 and 4 x 800 FAT for MOC seeds Final on time for all events (except 4 x 100 meter relay where top 6 go to finals) Compete in events not commonly run in NJ - 800 sprint medley and 1500 meter races Medals to top 6 of each event to be presented in infield for all to see (even field events!) Showcased events under the lights - boys 5k, girls 3k, 400 meter, 4x100 meter relay, high jump, and shot put PUMA raffle prizes and t-shirts on sale PUMA "speed trap" set up to see how fast you can run in MPH as well as other PUMA sponsored fun! Online entries will be through http://nj.milesplit.us/meets/64635 ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY SATURDAY, APRIL 24TH - together with a check payable to "Mercer Track Coaches Association". Late entries will not be accepted. Please email us if you are interested in entering the showcased 400 m, 3k, or 5k sooner or the events may already be filled. Mercer Twilight Invitational Coaches Instructions 1. Entry fees: $7.00 per individual and $20.00 per relay, or $250 single gender max entries or $400 both gender max entries. 2. Entries / seed times: Online entries and seed times will be at http://nj.milesplit.us/meets/64635. Please refer to Milesplit's directions on how to enter athletes and their seeds. Also, email us if interested in the 400 m, 3k, or 5k events before the events are full. 3. Payment: Please make out checks and send meet fees to - Mercer Track Coaches Association c / o Robbinsville High School 155 Robbinsville-Edinburg Road Robbinsville, NJ 08691 4. Entries close: Saturday, April 24th. 5. Awards: Medals will be 6 deep for all events. Special awards for "Outstanding Track Performer", "Outstanding Jumper" and "Outstanding Thrower" will be given also. 6. Others: 1/4" spikes allowed. Please supply your own blocks and batons. All NJSIAA rules will be enforced. 7. Concessions: A stand will be available along with sales of t-shirts. 8. Results: Will be posted on NJ Milesplit. 9. Questions: Please email Michael Walker at email@example.com or Brian Gould at Brian.Gould@ww-p.org if you have any questions or comments. Order of Events All track events begin at 4:00 pm (Girls first for all track events) 400 meter hurdles 4 x 100 meter relay trials 4 x 800 meter relay 200 meter run 100 / 110 meter hurdle 1500 meter run 800 sprint medley relay 400 meter invitational (top 12 seeds per gender) 3000 meter invitational (girls only – 1 heat only) 5000 meter invitational (boys only – 1 heat only) *Thrower Relay (4 x 100 meter) 4 x 100 meter relay finals (top 6) Field events begin at *3:30 pm (start 2:50 to 3 for warm ups) Pole Vault (3 vaulters per gender only) Boys 10’ first followed by girls 8’ 6" *High Jump Girls (open 4' 2") and boys (open 5’ 2”) same time – 2 pits *Top girls jumpers (start height 4’ 10”) will jump under lights at 7 pm *Top boys jumpers (start height 5’ 10”) will jump under lights at 7 pm *Shot * Boys and girls same time – 2 circles *Top 8 (based on pre-seeding) girls and boys will throw under lights at 7 pm Discus Boys first followed by girls Javelin Boys and girls same time – 2 grass runways Long Jump Boys open pit 3:30 - 5:00 (finals for top 8 to begin at 5:00 - 3 more jumps until 5:30) Girls open pit 6:00 - 7:30 (finals for top 8 to begin at 7:30 - 3 more jumps until 8:00) Triple Jump Girls open pit 3:30 - 5:00 (finals for top 8 to begin at 5:00 - 3 more jumps until 5:30) Boys open pit 6:00 - 7:30 (finals for top 8 to begin at 7:30 - 3 more jumps until 8:00) ** For throwing events, we will do our best to stagger multi-event throwers so they can compete in more than one throw event. Mercer Twilight Invitational Entries Online entries must be completed by April 24th. Payment must be received by April 24th. Please send this form with your check as a backup to the online registration. Maximum of 5 (per gender) for each individual event and only 1 relay (per gender) Event Boys Girls 400 meter hurdles 200 meter dash 100 / 110 m hurdles 1500 meter run *High jump *Shot put Disc Javelin Long jump Triple jump Pole vault (max 3 per gender) 4 x 800 meter relay 800 meter sprint medley (100, 100, 200, 400) Thrower relay 4 x 100 meter 4 x 100 meter relay *400 / 3k / 5k Invite only – email -------- if interested TOTALS # Individual Entries @ $7.00 each = # Relay Entries @ $20.00 each = OR MAX ENTRIES single gender $250 …… both genders $400 Please Circle One: Boys Max Entry or Girls Max Entry or BOTH TOTAL ENTRY FEE _______________ School Name __________________________ Coach’s Name______________________ Email_________________________________ Cell ______________________________ Robbinsville High School Directions 155 Robbinsville/Edinburg Road, Robbinsville, NJ FROM THE NORTH: Take NJ Turnpike South to Exit 7A. Take Interstate 195 West toward Trenton. Take Route 130 North (exit 5B) towards New Brunswick. Turn left at the 2nd traffic light for Route 526 (Russert’s Deli will be on the right) At the next traffic light you will come across and make the first right turn onto Route 526 and follow down to the Robbinsville High School entrance on the left. FROM THE SOUTH: Take the NJ Turnpike North to exit 7A Take Interstate 195 West toward Trenton. Take Route 130 North (exit 5B) towards New Brunswick. Turn left at the 2nd traffic light for Route 526 (Russert’s Deli will be on the right) At the next traffic light you will come across and make the first right turn onto Route 526 and follow down to the Robbinsville High School entrance on the left. FROM THE EAST: Take Interstate 195 West to exit 5 B for Route 130 North to New Brunswick. Turn left at the 2nd traffic light for Route 526 (Russert’s Deli will be on the right) At the next traffic light you will come across and make the first right turn onto Route 526 and follow down to the Robbinsville High School entrance on the left. FROM THE WEST: Take 95 North to 295 South to Sloan Road East (exit 65A) Continue approximately 1.6 miles (this will become Flock Road after crossing over Quakerbridge Road) to end of road Turn left onto Old Trenton Road Travel 2.6 miles on Old Trenton Road (through 2 lights; past Mercer County Community College and Mercer County Park) Turn right onto Robbinsville Road (Rt. 526) Robbinsville High School is 1.4 miles on the right.