Western Ohio Officials Invitational at Ohio Northern University 2013

Meet Information

Western Ohio Track Officials
High School Indoor Track & Field Invitational

The Western Ohio Track Officials will sponsor its Eleventh Annual High School Indoor Elite Track & Field Meet again this year at Ohio Northern University. The meet is set for Saturday, January 12, 2013 and will be held at ONU's Sports Center.

If you have any questions contact Jason Maus, Head Coach of Men's and Women's Track and Field at Ohio Northern University at (419) 772-2451.

Individuals: If you do not have a team, but have individual athletes, copy this information and pass on to the interested parent. These athletes should be entered as UNATTACHED rather than by a team name. However, athletes may create a name rather than "unattached" if desired.

MEET INFORMATION (Please note changes to the schedule and order of events from previous years)

Date: January 12, 2013

Note these changes:
*start of running events moved up to 10:00 a.m with start of field events
*entries from each team limited to 6 from each team for the 60m dash and hurdles
*all throws and horizontal jumps-4 trials-no finals
*60m Dash and 60m Hurdles are timed finals-no prelims


10:00 a.m. Field Events
10:00 a.m. Running Events

Events: 60 meter dash, 60 meter hurdles, 200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters, 1600 meters, 3200 meters, 4 x 200 relay, 4 x 400 relay, 4 x 800 relay, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put, Weight Throw.

Time Schedule

Field Events (Rolling Schedule)

10:00 a.m. (All throws and horizontal events-4 trials; no finals)
Weight Throw B then G
Long Jump G then B
Triple Jump G then B to follow Long Jump)
Pole Vault B then G
High Jump B then G
Shot B then G at conclusion of Weight Throw; both a boys and girls weight will be available for any athlete to use.

10:00 a.m. (Rolling Schedule-girls will compete first in each running event)
4 x 800m Relay
60m Hurdles-timed finals
60m Dash timed finals
1600m run
4x200m relay
200m Dash
800m Run
400m Dash
3200m Run
4 x 400m Relay

Entries & Entry Procedure: Entries must be submitted online using www.baumspage.com. The online entry window will open at 7:00 AM on Sunday, December 30 and close precisely at 9:00 AM, on Friday, January 11. Specific online entry instructions will be posted on the website.

Participants are limited to current high school athletes only. There are neither divisions nor event sections established for athletes at the Jr. high or younger, college or beyond. This is the only way entries will be accepted. Entries in the hurdle events and 60m dashes will have a limit of 6 from each team. There will be no "Day of Meet" entries. If you have any questions on these procedures call Jason Maus at (419) 772-2451 for assistance.

Entry Fee: Entry Fee is a flat fee of $10.00 per athlete with a team maximum of $100 regardless of the number of entrants or school maximum of $200 with a boys and girls team of at least 10 each; examples-School A boys team of 12 and girls team of 10: $100 for each team or $200: School B boys team of 8 and girls team of 15: $80 for boys team and $100 for girls team--$180; School C boys team of 9 and girls team of 7: $90 for boys team and $70 for girls team--$160. Each athlete may enter up to three (3) events. Entry Fees made Payable to: Western Ohio Track Officials Association is to be sent to the following address:
Bill Swank, Sec-Treas WOTOA
201 Gay St.
Van Wert, Ohio 45891

Admission Charge: There will be an admission charge of $2.00 per adult; children 10 and under free.

Sports Center Facilities:

Track: 200 Meter Mondo Super X surface with thirty-six inch lanes on the oval. Eight forty-two inch lanes on the straight. Only 1/8 inch exposed pyramid spikes will be permitted on the track surface. Spikes will be available for purchase at the meet. NO PINS OR NEEDLES.

Long Jump: Distance from pit to the board is seven feet. Pit is 27' by 9'. Runway is located in lane six of the backstretch. The approach is 190 feet.

Triple Jump: Painted boards at 26', 30', 34', 38', 42', we can put a tape board down at 20' or 24' if needed.

High Jump: Located on the infield of the track. Spacious area. Mondo Court surface.

Pole Vault: Located on the infield of the track. Runway is "rollout" Mondo Super-X surface. Distance of runway is 140 feet. Pit is located directly in front of our elevated seating.

Shot Put: Events will be contested in the track infield. Wooden recessed circle, and throwing cage.

Timing System: All events will be timed with Ohio Northern University's Finish Lynx timing system.

Starting Blocks: Starting blocks will be provided by Ohio Northern University.

Seating: Seating capacity of the Sports Center is 1,000 spectators. All spectators seating is located on the outside of the track surface. Over flow seating for coaches and athletes will be in the infield on the backstretch. No spectators will be allowed in the infield.