Saturday, February 16, 2013
Westwood Indoor Track Facility
Entry fee is $20.00 for the first event each individual event an athlete enters and $5.00 for each additional event an athlete enters. No entry fee will be transferred or refunded after February 11th, 2013. Entries will not be processed unless the entry fee is received with this form. Bring a legible copy of a birth certificate or proof of age along with a verified USATF membership card for each athlete entered, if your age has not been verified on the USATF records. Do not send in advance. Relay participants will
be charged $5.00 each to participate in a Relay.
Send entry fees payable to: USATF IL, 1213 Maple Ave, Unit E Lisle, IL, 60532.
This meet is open to all Masters (including Sub-Masters 30-34) and Open athletes (19-29) who are 2013 USATF registered athletes. USATF memberships can be obtained through your Association Membership Chair (www.usatf.org/associations) or online (www.usatf.org/membership). Non USATF cardholders are ineligible to participate in this the Illinois Association Masters and Open Championships event. Age divisions are determined by year of birth on the day of the competition. Athletes must compete in their true age divisions. NO MOVING UP OR DOWN.
The entry form and fees must be postmarked by February 1st, 2013. After February 1st, 2013, a $10.00 late fee will be charged. No entries will be accepted after 10:00 a.m. on February 16, 2013.
Check-In Requirements: If needed, numbers will be provided at the Registration Table for all athletes. Be sure to bring birth certificates and USATF membership cards when you pick up packets. An admission charge of $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for children 12 and over will be collected at the gate to help defray the cost of running the competition.
Awards: Individual USATF event awards will be awarded to participants who finish 1st - 3th place in each individual Association Championship event. There will be no prizes for the Relay participants.
Officials: Anyone desiring to officiate at this meet is encouraged to contact the Illinois USATF Association. Please be sure to thank our volunteers and officials for their time dedicated to our Masters/Open event.
Facility: The indoor track facility at Westwood is a SportTan six lane, 200 M oval with an eight lane, straightaway. Field event venues include dual runways for the horizontal jumps and the pole vault. There are multiple throwing rings and an indoor throwing cage. No pin spikes are allowed. Athletes may only use Flats or one-quarter (1/4) inch pyramid spikes. Some Parking to close to the entrance of the complex may be reserved for meet workers and officials. Your cooperation will be appreciated. No radios, glass containers, smoking, tobacco, or alcoholic beverages are allowed in the facility. Full concessions and showers are available on site. Bring your own locks for lockers.
Timing and Results: Fully Automatic Timing (FAT) will be provided by volunteer coaches from Newman Catholic High School. A clock will be provided by the Rock River Road Runners. Once fully verified, Results will be posted at www.musicinmotion5K.org, www.rockriverroadrunners.org, and www.usatfillinois.org. For results snail-mailed home directly to you, please bring a self-addressed stamped envelope to the meet, and results will gladly be mailed to you.
Equipment: There will be some starting blocks but athletes are expected to bring their own. Field event athletes are expected to bring their own implements. Weighing of implements will take place at Registration. Please do not expect the facility to have equipment for you.
Directions to Westwood Sports Center: Address: 1900 Westwood Drive, Sterling, IL
From the East: Take I-88 West to Illinois 40 (Exit 41). Turn right onto Illinois 40 into Rock Falls. Follow IL-40 through Rock Falls and go over the Rock River bridge into Sterling. Once in Sterling, IL-40 turns into 1st Avenue (don’t curve left, keep straight). Follow 1st Avenue until you reach a “T” intersection. CGH Hospital will be directly in front of you. Take a left; this is LeFevre Rd. Follow LeFevre Road about 2 miles. Westwood Sports Center will be on your right; turn onto Westwood Drive. Turn right to Building One.
From the North: Take I-39 south to I-88 West to Illinois 40 north (Exit 41).
From the Southwest: Take I-74 west to I-88 East to Illnois 40 north (Exit 41).
From the West: Take I-80 East to I-88 East to Illinois 40 north (Exit 41).
For directions and information: Barb Lauff (815) 441-4388 cell. Westwood: (815) 622-6201.
3000M RACE WALK (M & W)
3000 METER RUN
(M & W)
60M DASH (prelims)
800 METER RUN
60 METER DASH (Finals)
4 x 200M RELAY
1 MILE RUN
4 X 400M RELAY
WEIGHT THROW (M & W)
POLE VAULT (M & W)
LONG JUMP(M & W)
HIGH JUMP (M & W)
SHOT PUT (M & W)
TRIPLE JUMP (M & W)
*SUPERWEIGHT (M & W)
*The superweight may be conducted outdoors. The place will be announced at the competition.
Can't make the event, send Ms. Dawson a message that will appear in the event program!