Meet Information

2018 - Otterbein Early Bird HS Track Open - January 6, 2018

Meet Director - Karl Wunderle - - 216-965-1813

Entry Window

milesplit entry window will close by 12:00 PM (noon) the Thursday before your event. No Exceptions.


Adult Admission - $5. Students and children - FREE.

Entry Fees

Team rates are separate in regards to gender. Team Entry Fees: $200 per team (minimum 20 athletes) or $10 per individual athlete. Individual athletes may do unlimited entries, however it will be $25 for every relay up to the $200 cap. All relay entries will be $25 unless you hit the $200 cap. Late Entry No late entries will be accepted.


Otterbein University

Athletic Office c/o Karl Wunderle

180 Center St.

Westerville, OH 43081

Team entry fees are preferred 1 week prior to meet day. TEAMS may pay upon arrival or mail a check. Entry fees are based on entries at the registration deadline. THEY ARE NOT PARTICIPATION FEES!!!No refunds for any event scratches the day of the meet. The last day to scratch is the entry deadline on Thursday prior to the meet. Any scratches after the deadline will result in forfeiture of refund.

Team Check-in

Upon entry to the building, please check in at the table directly to the right of the entrance. Once payment has been received, all athletes will be given wristbands. Athletes must be wearing wristband to check in.

Wavier Form

All athletes must have a signed wavier form upon arrival. Coaches please have these signed and ready upon arrival. Turn them in at team check-in.


Entry Procedures

Team Entry Procedure Step 1 - Log on to www.milesplit.comStep 2 - Click on Otterbein Early Bird Open.Step 3 - Click link for directions on how to submit your entriesStep 3 - Submit online meet entries by Thursday, Jan 4 at Noon (the week of the meet).Unlimited entries. Please be reasonable with seed times. For further information follow this link Entry Procedure All individual/unattached entries must be paid directly to Otterbein University.


Otterbein UniversityClements Recreation Center boasts a flat 200-meter MONDO surface. Built in 2002, this $9.5 million facility includes a 70,000 square-foot fieldhouse that also has four batting cages, and four courts capable of hosting basketball, tennis, volleyball and badminton activities. In addition to state-of-the-art cardio and weightlifting machines, Clements also houses a 5,000-square foot athletic training facility that includes a SwimEx machine and three whirlpool tubs. Otterbein's athletic department staff occupies the second floor of the building, complete with coaches offices, bleachers that overlook the indoor track, a classroom and full lounge area.


Your athletes will be allowed to wear spikes. ONLY 1/4" recessed - 1/8" exposed pyramid spikes. Spikes will be checked at check-in table for their events (located on the infield by the common start/finish line.) ABSOLUTELY NO NEEDLE, PIN, OR CHRISTMAS TREE SPIKES ALLOWED.

Team Camps

There will be areas set up for team camps. Plenty of spectators seating throughout the facility, including on the second level bleachers in the Clements Recreation Center.

Restroom facilities are available.

Concessions will also be available.

T-shirts - Meet t-shirts will be available for purchase on the day of the meet.

Implements / Blocks WILL be provided. We will provide blocks for your teams. Weigh-ins will be in the Rike Center, where the shot will be contested. WE WILL NOT PROVIDE ANY HOUSE IMPLEMENTS.


Timingfirst by Jon Agriesti. Finishlynx timing system.


Live Results Provided. Results are posted online at


Event Check-In

Running events will check-in at the check-in table. We will announce preliminary check-in times. Please listen for these check-in times during the course of the meet. Make sure you check in at the preliminary check-in table to avoid being scratched and to help us run an efficient meet.


Buses can unload and then will park at 60 Collegeview Road near the Communications Building.

Bus Parking

Ample parking is available for cars in the Clements Center Parking Lot.

Other Information

Warm-up must be completed in designated areas. Hurdles will be provided. Team camp areas will be designated where you can place bags, food, etc. No chalk on track or in the jump area. Mark with TAPE only! Bleachers are designated for spectators only! Bleachers are not intended to be used for team camps.

Note: The meet will go on as scheduled. The only reason the meet will be canceled will be due to a weather emergency. If the weather is bad, check Westerville, OH weather for more details. Every effort will be made to notify participants of schedule changes through various channels. Please be patient with officials and meet managers. There are many entries resulting in multiple heats. Please listen for the calls for each race and be on time when checking in prior to your event. This will help to keep the meet moving along as quickly as possible. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. If you are going to scratch from an event at the meet, please let the clerk of the course and check-in table representatives know so that we may condense heats whenever possible.

Officials and meet management may implementa no run out rule. This is to make sure the meet continues to move as quickly as possible. Please make sure that you athletes understand that run outs from blocks may be eliminated if entries in the meet are high. Athletes will be notified in the bull pen of this procedure. Failure to follow this rule may result in disqualification.



9:30 am Girls Shot Put

9:30 am Boys Shot Put TBD Girls/Boys Weight Throw(After shot put is completed - 2 rings)

9:30 am Girls High Jump Boys to follow

9:30 am Girls Pole Vault Boys to follow

9:30 am Girls/Boys Long Jump 2 Pits

TBD Girls/Boys Triple Jump (After long jump is completed - 2 pits)


** Rolling Time Schedule. There is not a set time schedule. **

10:30 am

Girls 60mH (Prelims)

Boys 60mH (Prelims)

Girls 60m (Prelims)

Boys 60m (Prelims)

Girls 4x800 Relay

Boys 4x800 Relay

Girls 4x200 Relay

Boys 4x200 Relay

Boys 60mH (Finals)

Girls 60mH (Finals)

Girls 60m (Finals)

Boys 60m (Finals)

Girls 1600m

Boys 1600m

Girls 400m

Boys 400m

Girls 800m

Boys 800m

Girls 200m

Boys 200m

Girls 3200m

Boys 3200m

Girls 4x400m Relay

Boys 4x400m Relay

Seeding will be done On The Fly which means athletes will need to check in, declare their intent to run, then once check in closes the athletes thathaven'tchecked in will be scratched. The remaining athletes will get their heat/lane assignments and be setup to run. Coaches may check in their athletes as well as the athletes themselves.Coaches may check in their athletes as well as the athletes themselves.