Kent State University High School Open #1 2015

Kent, OH
Timing/Results Delta Timing Group

Meet Information

Updated on Dec. 11, 2014
Saturday, January 17, 2015
FIELD EVENTS 8:00 am Girls Weight Throw Boys to follow
10:00 am Girls Shot Put Boys to follow
10:00 am Girls High Jump Boys to follow
10:00 am Girls Pole Vault Boys to follow
11:00 pm Boys Long Jump Girls to follow
TBD Boys Triple Jump (After long jump is completed: Girls to follow)
9:30 am Girls 60mH (Prelims)
Boys 60mH (Prelims)
Girls 60m (Prelims)
Boys 60m (Prelims)
Girls 4x800 Relay (1 Section Final)
Boys 4x800 Relay (1 Section Final)
Girls 4x200 Relay
Boys 4x200 Relay
Boys 60mH (Finals) (2 Section Final, Top 16 Times Advance)
Girls 60mH (Finals) (2 Section Final, Top 16 Times Advance)
Girls 60m (Finals) (2 Section Final, Top 16 Times Advance)
Boys 60m (Finals) (2 Section Final, Top 16 Times Advance)
Girls 1 Mile Run
Boys 1 Mile Run
Girls 400m
Boys 400m
Girls 800m
Boys 800m
Girls 200m
Boys 200m
Girls 3200m

General Information
Meet: Open non-scoring OAT-CCC sanctioned indoor track and field competition.
Time: See meet schedules for more information.
Timing: Fully automatic Finish Lynx system, provided by Delta Timing Group
Location: Kent State University Field House, Summit Street & Route 261, Kent, Ohio.
Facility: Originally an $8.8 million state of the art facility, the field house underwent an extensive
renovation during the summer of 2008. It contains a six lane 292-meter Mondo track FTX
surface track with eight lane straightaway, dual long jump pits which includes a new
elevated long-jump and triple jump runway and landing pit, dual high jump pits, dual
pole vault pits, throwing areas including a new Thunder dome throwing cage. In the
spring of 2014, an additional $4 million went into the field house and saw locker rooms put
in for the Mens and Womens Track Teams, Field Hockey, Soccer and Softball
Entries: All entries will be done on-line at Please visit the Direct Athletics
website at your earliest convenience in order to familiarize yourself with how the entry
process works.
**Note: Entries will be honored on a first-come, first-serve basis only. There will be no late
registration or walk up registration after the entry deadlines for each meet.
Kent State reserves the right to close entries for any and all events based on preregistration
application and facility limitations. Please do not contact meet management to
allow you into an event once an event is filled. If spots open up due to a scratch online,
the system will allow you to put your athlete in.
Entry Deadlines: Entries for all meets will close at 8 p.m. on the Tuesday preceding the meet:
Meet #1 Jan 17, 2015 Entry Deadline: Tuesday, January 13, 8 p.m.
Meet #2 Jan. 31, 2015 Entry Deadline: Tuesday, January 27, 8 p.m.
Meet #3 Feb. 22, 2015 Entry Deadline: Tuesday, February 17, 8 p.m.
Entry Fees: $10 per event, per athlete. Limit 4 individual events, no charge for relays if athlete is
entered in individual events. You may only enter as many relays as individual events. For
example, if you enter one individual event, you can enter no more than one relay or you
will be charged $10 for each relay on top of that.
Team Rates: Team rates are separate in regards to gender. Female and male athletes will not be
combined to produce your teams fee.
Teams up to 20 athletes: $175 or $10 per event.
Teams 21-30 athletes: $200 or $10 per event.
Teams 31 athletes or more: $225 or $10 per event.
TEAMS pay in the traditional manner by bringing a check, made payable to Kent State
Track & Field, or cash the day of the competition.
INDIVIDUALS will now have the option to pay online with a credit card at the time of
entry or pay with cash or check as described above. If you choose to pay by credit card,
please be aware there will be a minimum of $2.00 for processing/transaction fee assessed
to your payment.
All entries will be done on-line at
**Note: Entries will be honored on a first-come, first-serve basis only. There will be NO
LATE REGISTRATION or WALK UP REGISTRATION after the entry deadlines for each
Internet Entry Lists: Final entry lists will be posted on our website,, on the Thursday
night prior to each meet. Please check to make sure your athletes are entered correctly. If
there are mistakes or scratches, please email Josh Klein at
to correct them.2
Medical Forms/ EACH participant needs to have this Kent State issued form completed with parent and/or
Hold Harmless & guardian signatures. Without this form, athletes will be unable to participate in the meet.
Release Forms
Coaches, please make copies of the form for your athletes. Bring forms with you to
each meet. DO NOT FAX. Forms are available on-line at under the KSU Medical Release Form link, then
look for the Required Forms link.
Seeding: Running events will be seeded based on entry times in all running events except the 60m
Dash and 60m Hurdles. Athletes in the 60m Dash and Hurdles will be seeded by random
lane draw and random heat draw. Valid and/or Realistic marks are acceptable. Please do
not enter athletes with a personal best time if they have yet to achieve that mark in the
current season. Athletes without a seed time will be placed into the slower heat or be
assigned a lane at the meet managers discretion. Meet management reserves the right
to adjust seed marks/times based on the OAT-CCC performance list.
Field Events: The pole vault will be seeded into sections. The seeded section will vault on the raised
runway, while the unseeded section will vault on the east pole vault pit. All other field
events will be seeded and put in flights.
Spikes: ONLY 1/4 inch or shorter pyramid spikes will be allowed. All spikes will be checked prior to
events. Pin or needle spikes, spike elements, or any other type of spike WILL NOT be
allowed. If you have any questions, please inquire prior to the start of the meet.
Starting Blocks: Will be available at the athletes choice in the 60m hurdles, 60m dash, 200m dash and
400m dash.
Throwing Implements: ONLY Kent State shots will be allowed for competition.
Automatic Timing: Each athlete will receive Finish Lynx fully-automatic timing to the hundredth of a second in
each race they run. Timing is provided by Delta Timing Group and results will be available
live on
Refunds: No refunds for any event scratches the day of the meet. You are paying for your final
entries as of the entry deadline. The last day to scratch is the entry deadline on Tuesday
prior to the meet. Any scratches after the deadline will result in forfeiture of refund.
**Please note: No switching or adding events the day of the meet.**
Results: We will have complete results available on our website ( and
results will be available live on
Sign In: Sign in (paying fees and handling forms) will begin at 8:00 am and continue through
12:00 pm they day of the meet. There will be no signing in after 12:00 pm. Running
events will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.
Event Check-In: Running events will check in at the check-in table and with the clerk of the course. We will
announce preliminary check-in times in order to avoid running heats with open lanes.
Please listen for these check-in times even if you are competing in another event. Check
in both at the preliminary check-in AND with the clerk of the course to avoid being
scratched and to help us run an efficient meet.
Warm-Up for General warm-up 30 minutes prior to the start of event. Between flights will be a 10-minute
Field Events: warm-up period.
Additional Notes: Please be patient with the 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
know so that we may condense heats whenever possible.
PLEASE, NO HEADPHONES. You must be able to hear when your event is called.
Restrictions: Any coach or athlete that disposes of gum on the track or turf is subject to
immediate removal from the facility, per discretion of meet management.