Meet Information

Meet Dates: Saturdays - January 16, January 23, February 6, February 13
Meet registration opens 12/16/15 for the 1/16 meet, 12/23 for 1/23/16 and 1/6/15 for February meets.
Registration for each meet ends on the Thursday (1/14, 1/21, 2/4, 2/11) prior to the date of the meet @
12 PM or when the events are filled, whichever comes first.
THE WEIGHT THROW WILL ONLY BE CONTESTED AT THE JANUARY 16TH MEET.
Entry Fees
$15 per athlete and $20 per relay team, up to $240 per gender, men & women are separate.
No Unattached athletes may participate in these meets. They are for registered teams only.
You now have the option to pay on-line via credit card and no extra fee charged.
A calculation of your fees will be available for you on Milesplit.
Payment must be made before or the day of the meet. Make checks out to:
Ohio State University Track
Credit Cards on-line; checks the day of the meet preferred to cash, but cash will be accepted.
Team packets MUST be picked-up and paid for in their entirety at the same time. Your athletes will not
be allowed to participate until the entire team fee is paid.
NO REFUNDS Fees are calculated at your time of final entry. You are responsible for paying for your
no shows or scratches. This is an entry fee. Coaches/athletes are responsible for full payment
regardless of the number of events actually competed in.
Teams that are signed up to compete and NO SHOW will have their AD contacted for full payment plus a
$100 NO SHOW fee.
Late Fees/Entries - NO LATE ENTRIES, DAY OF MEET FILL-INS, OR LATE ENTRY FEES(you will be scratched)!
Entries
Submit Entries and Pay Your Registration Fees, online at http://oh.milesplit.com . If you are from out of state,
please use your states Milesplit page IE http://pa.milesplit.com .
Create your account on http://oh.milesplit.com . Once on that page and signed in, look for CALENDAR and
find the meet date you want. Detailed instructions are on pages 4 and 5 of this document for the Milesplit
entry system.
Deadline: 12 PM on the Thursday before the meet.
Do not e-mail, call or FAX entries to OSU.
Maximum of 3 (three) entrants per event and 2 (two) relays per event per school.
The weight throw will only be contested on January 16.
There are limited fields for all events. 45 entries High Jump; 64 entries LJ, TJ, SP and 800m; 88 entries
for 60m, 60HH; 72 entries for all other running events; 54 teams per relay event; 32 entries per pole
vault event; and 32 per weight throw event.
No Day of Meet registration will take place - No Exceptions!
A performance list confirming all entries will be available on the OSU athletic web page
http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/ on the Friday prior to each contest by 5 p.m.
No replacing athletes in events. No changes the day of the meet!
Athletic Training
A Trainer and Student -Trainers will be on hand to handle first aid and emergency situations during the
competition. Taping can be done in our training room by your athletic trainers and you will need to supply the
taping materials. There will be no access to advanced equipment (ultra-sound, stimulation, etc.). Ice and heat packs
will be available.
Facility
200 meter track Beynon track surface 6 lanes with an 8 lane straight.
We have 10 sets of UCS blocks. You may not bring your own blocks.
2 Horizontal jump runways and pole vault runway are the same surface as the track.
High jump area is off the turf.
Throwing events will be from a wooden surface.
Spike Rule
Spikes longer then 1/4" pyramids are not permitted.
The clerks will be checking spike length just before the races and at check-in. If your athlete is in
violation of this rule, he/she will not be allowed to participate.
Team
Entry/Implements/
Check-In
Teams enter through the doors on the Lane Avenue side, Northwest corner of French FH.
Implements - checked in at the implement weigh-in table at least 45 minutes prior to the event. OSU IS
NOT PROVIDING ANY IMPLEMENTS.
Athletes must be checked-in for all running events by the time the previous event starts (IE once Running
event 5 starts, Running event 6 must be checked in, etc). Running event 1 must be checked in 30 minutes
before it is scheduled to go off. Check in is at the table off the track behind the 60 meter start area.
Athletes will line up for all events on the track area behind the 60 meter start line. Only non-lane races
receive hip numbers. Wear numbers on your left hip.
Failure to declare will result in the athlete being scratched from the event.
Field event athletes will check-in at their respective venues.
Timing Finishtiming.com uses Finishlynx - Coaches & Athletes MUST stay away from the timing/results/camera
areas.
Results
Hy-Tek will be used and results posted on the southwest doors.
Results will be updated/posted on finishtiming.com live during the after each event is finished.
Full results will be available after the meet at finishtiming.com.
Parking TBA Please see the last page PARKING for this information
Admission
& Infield
Restrictions
$5 per person and fan entry will only be the main entrance in the Southeast corner (glass doors), Woody
Hayes Drive side.
Non-Competitors & fans must remain in the stands. Non-competing athletes stay in team camps.
Coaches will be provided infield passes based upon filed event participants only.
NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES (i.e. cell phones, ipods, headphones, etc) - in the infield, throwing areas, jump
areas, track, etc. Coaches may film athletes as per NFHS rules but do not interfere with the events.
Concessions
Food and drink concessions will be available.
Please note: Any food that your team brings into the facility will not be allowed in the track area, only at
your team camp.
Team Camps and
Fans
Please set up team camps near the west end throwing venue. No camps in the infield.
Athletes and coaches are responsible for recovering their camp areas (i.e. garbage, implements,
uniforms, etc).
Please clean your team camps up before you leave.
Non-Competitors and fans must remain in the stands. Extra traffic becomes a distraction and creates an
unsafe environment for competitors and meet management.
All must refrain from throwing ANY objects in the team camp area or in the track area.
If you cannot adhere to these rules, your team will be asked to leave and you will not be allowed to attend
future meets!
Precautions
Please pay attention to the signage in the facility!
No food or drinks will be allowed inside the track area. (Only water permitted inside the track.)
Food and drinks will be permitted in the camps near the throwing area.
Unsportsmanlike behavior or failure to follow procedures by coaches or athletes will result in denial of
future entries at OSU meets and you and your team will be removed from the meet.
Questions? Contact Fred Barends: barends.1@osu.edu or 614-736-0320 (C)
1. All athletes in running events or relay teams MUST check in at the Clerks table to receive a hip number.
2. The Clerks table is located behind the 60 meter start line.
3. Performance lists in your packets will have check-in times for unseeded events.
3. Events will be conducted as heats against time. Please be honest with your times!
5. Results will be posted at the conclusion of each event.
7. Implement weigh-in south wall near the weight throw area..
8. OHSAA/NFHS rules will be used to govern all competition.
9. Uniform rule will be enforced.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Field events will not be held up for an athlete to compete in another event
General Warm-up 30 minutes prior to the event. Between flights will be a 10 minute warm-up period.
9:00a
Pole Vault (Girls, then Boys)
Shot Put (Boys, then Girls) Four throws on 1/23, 2/6 & 2/13 only please read note below about 1/16*
Weight Throw (Boys First) Four Throws January 16 only
9:15a
Long Jump (Girls and Boys, 2 pits) Four jumps
High Jump (Boys first)
Triple Jumps - follows finals of Long Jump, Four jumps
*On January 16, we will have the weight throw and shot put events. Boys will throw the weight first at 9:00 AM. Once this event is
finished, they will throw the shot put on the infield. Girls will throw the weight after the boys and then the shot put.
Running events will be on a rolling time schedule
10:00a
60m hurdles prelim (fastest 16 times to 2 section final), Girls, then Boys
60m dash prelim (fastest 16 times to 2 section final), Girls, then Boys
4 x 200m final, Girls, then Boys
4 x 800m final (2 sections if needed), Girls, then Boys
60m hurdles final, Boys, then Girls
60m dash final, Boys, then Girls
1600m run final, Boys, then Girls
400m dash final, Boys, then Girls
800m run final, Boys, then Girls
200m dash final, Boys, then Girls
3200m run final, Boys, then Girls
4 x 400m final, Boys, then Girls
NOT ALL EVENTS ARE SEEDED. YOU MUST DECLARE YOUR INTENTION TO COMPETE FIRST AND THEN WE WILL SEED THE EVENT AND
ANNOUNCE WHEN YOU CAN PICK UP YOUR HIP NUMBER.
Announcements will be made throughout the meet in regards to checking in. Once the previous event has started, check in for the
next event closes. If you do not check in, you are scratched and the remaining athletes will be seeded. Once seeded, an
announcement will be made for athletes to line up behind the 60 meter start and receive their lane assignments for the next event.
Spikes longer then 1/4" pyramids are not permitted.
The clerks will be checking spike length just before the races and at check-in. If your athlete is in violation of this rule, he/she will not be
allowed to participate.
Athletes will check-in for all running events behind the 60 meter start area and will then be taken to the start line for each event.
Only non-lane races will receive hip numbers. Wear on your left hip.
Field event athletes will check-in at their respective venues.
Implements - checked in at the implement weigh-in table at least 45 minutes prior to the event.
Infield Rules for French Field House
Only participating athletes, coaches with an infield pass and meet officials will be permitted in the infield area.
For the protection and safety of all participants, officials and spectators, all coaches, parents and non-competing athletes will be prohibited from
entering the infield area of French Field House during all high school indoor meets.
Prohibited on the infield:
1. Hurdle warm-ups 2. Lawn chairs 3. Coolers 4. Snacks and beverages
All filming and photo opportunities by spectators must be taken from the bleachers designated for spectators. Only coaches with a coaching pass may
film from the infield and from inside the coaching boxes only.
Coaching boxes will be established by meet management for the long and triple jumps, high jump and pole vault events. Only adult coaches of these
events will be allowed in the coaching boxes. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in the removal of your team from the facility.
Ohio State track officials and event staff will be monitoring the compliance of these infield rules throughout the entire meet.
Coaches, please assist us in the enforcement of these policies by notifying all athletes and parents in advance of attending meets in French Field House.

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