Final Instructions

REGISTRATION

All at Irwin Belk Track, North Carolina A+T University, Greensboro, NC

* Thursday, 3:00pm-8:00pm
* Friday, 8am-8:00pm
* Saturday, 8:00am-7:00pm
* Sunday, 7:15am-3:00pm;

Your packet is filed alphabetically via school name. Since biographical information is now entered online, there is no longer any necessity to fill out a bio card.

Admission for athletes is via their competition number for all meet days. Each school will receive one coach's admission bracelet per team of two or more athletes. For individual or unattached athletes, an admission bracelet will be given if the person accompanying the athlete is the actual athlete's team coach.

When coaches pick up the packet with their individual athlete, please be able to present on of the following; state coaches association card, USATF coaches registry or some type of supporting documentation or credential that shows you are a coach. This will expedite the packet pick up process.

All parents accompanying athletes will be expected to purchase an admission ticket at the prices below. All general admission tickets can be purchased at the door, cash or credit.

All athletes must be accompanied by a parent or coach when picking up a packet.  Any athlete unaccompanied by a parent or coach must present a photo ID or a valid USATF card to receive bib number.

COMPETITOR NUMBERS/IDENTIFICATION ARE TO BE WORN ON THE FRONT ONLY EXCEPT FOR POLE VAULT.

RELAY CARDS

All coaches must fill in relay cards prior to their teams' relay check-in. The cards will be available at the clerk's station when checking in.

RELAY BATONS

All teams are to provide their own batons

HOTEL SHUTTLES TO THE TRACK and REGISTRATION

There will be a continuous shuttle between both meet hotels and Irwin Belk Track. (Friday from 8:00am-9:30pm, and Saturday from 7:30am-9:00pm, and Sunday from 6:30am-7:00pm).

ADMISSION TO THE IRWIN BELK TRACK

SPIKES - 1/4" Pyramid Only

Only ¼" Pyramid spikes are allowed.

ACCESSIBILITY TO TRACK PRIOR TO MEET

Athletes are welcome to use the track and field facilities during non-competition hours, from noon through 7:00pm, Thursday.

ELECTRICAL DEVICES

Athletes will not be permitted to use any type of electrical devices in the competition area, including cell phones.

WARM-UP DURING MEET

Athletes may warm up in the field on the east end of the stadium. While the hammer and discus competition is being contested, all warm-ups must be done between the flagged area surrounding the discus/hammer sectors and the fence behind the visitors' stands.

TENTS

Teams may place tents in top 10 rows on the visitors side of the track (the stands not on the press box side). Tents cannot be placed in the walkway areas, on the press box side of the bleachers or outside the gates leading into the track.

THROWING EVENT IMPLEMENT CHECK-IN

Athletes must submit throwing implements for inspection no less than 2 hours prior to the scheduled starting time of the event. Implement inspection will be available from 11am-6pm on Friday, 8am- 6pm on Saturday and 8am-1pm on Sunday. Implement inspection will be located under the bleachers behind the backstretch. (If at all possible, please consider having your implements inspected the night before the event if the event is on Saturday or Sunday mornings).

START LISTS

Preliminary start lists will be posted on line by Thursday evening. Start lists Day 1 (Friday) will be available at online that day. Start lists for Day 2 (Saturday) will be available online on Saturday morning. Start lists for Day 3 (Sunday) will be available Sunday morning online.

Start Lists will also be available at www.nationalscholastic.org and dyestat.com. Seeding and specific race assignments will be posted at registration and the web sites above by Friday at noon.

 

FINALISTS AND AWARDS

Immediately after your race, please go to the awards area. Unless you feel that you were definitely not in the top 6, you must proceed to the awards area.

Championship rings will be awarded to each winner (including relays) in the Championship events. Medals will be issued to the first six places. The first six places will be named NSAF All Americans in the Championship events. All-American Certificates will be distributed at the awards ceremony. (Rings or All American certificates will not be awarded in the Freshman or Emerging Elite Events).

There will be no formal awards ceremony for the Emerging Elite and Freshman events. Athletes should pick up their awards at the awards area in the awards tent on the infield.

SECURITY

We will maintain an area for the temporary storage of your articles of clothing while you are racing. It will be a secured area. Please do not leave any of your personal items unattended.

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