2016 Midwest Invitational & Masters/Open Indoor Championships

    AUBURN HIGH SCHOOL    5110 Auburn St.   Rockford, Illinois 61101                                                        February 13- 14, 2016

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Masters & Open Manual Registration Form & Waiver
2016 Masters Registration Form.pdf
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Youth:       Entry fee is $8.00 per individual event and $32.00 per relay team.  Entry fees will not be transferred or refunded.
Masters:   Entry fee is $10.00 per individual event and $40.00 per relay team. Entry fees will not be transferred or refunded.


Coaches will be admitted free with a band that will be provided at packet pick up. A band will provided based on the number of athletes entered in the meet.



This meet is open to athletes who fall within the age divisions listed below. An USATF or AAU membership is not required to participate in this event.


Illinois high school athletes can participate in this event as unattached, club team members or school team members. However, the 2015-16 Non-School Competition Participation Request Form must be completed, signed by the schools principal and returned to the IHSA Office no later than ten (10) days prior to the date of competition. The IHSA information can be found at the following location: http://www.ihsa.org/SportsActivities/GirlsTrackField.aspx (it is also available on the IHSA boys track site).The IHSA has been advised of this event.

Age Divisions: 

Age divisions are determined by year of birth.  Listed below are the events that will take place in each age division:


8 & under Division 2006-2007
9-10 Dvision 2006 – 2007
11-12 Division  2004 – 2005
13-14 Division  2002 – 2003
15-16 Division  2000 – 2001
17  - 18 Division  1998 – 1999 and 1997 if date of birth is after August 1, 2016
19-29 Division 1987 – 1997 Open Division
30 & Up Division 1986 and earlier Masters Division


The 0-12 age groups can compete in a maximum of three (3) events including relays. The 13-18 age groups can compete in a maximum of four (4) events including relays. Athletes must compete in their true age divisions – NO “MOVING UP”!


Entry Information:

All teams and unattached athletes must use the online entry process at the following location: www.coacho.com.  Go to “Calendar” and locate the event by date then by name. The meet deadline is Wednesday, February 10th, at 11:59 pm. The entry fees can be paid at the Coach O site prior to the deadline or at packet pick up. Youth DAY OF MEET ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!!!!!!!!!


For Masters and Open, day of meet registration entries will be accepted. However, entries close at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. Masters and Open athletes have the option to mail in entries. A separate form is provided for registration. The deadline for mail in Masters and Open entries is Wednesday, February 10, 2016. All fees must accompany the registration form.


Check-In Requirements:

A packet will be provided for each team and unattached athlete consisting of a team roster with events entered.  A team representative or the unattached athlete is responsible for picking up the packet.  Packets can be picked up at the track facility on meet date beginning one hour before the meet start time. 



 Event medals will be presented to participants and relay teams who finish in 1st – 3rd place.



Anyone desiring to officiate at this meet is encouraged to contact Jamero Rainey via email at jamrainey21@gmail.com.  Your assistance is greatly appreciated.



The Auburn Field House has an awesome indoor track with many facility upgrades. Only 1/8” or smaller pyramid spikes are allowed.  Christmas tree spikes are not allowed. Spikes may be inspected on the track.  No radios, glass containers, or alcoholic beverages are allowed in the facility. Fully Automatic Timing will be provided using Finishlynx Cameras interfaced with Hy-Tek Meet Manager.



Starting blocks and batons will be provided. Throwers can provide their own implements that will be certified prior to use.


Event Results:

During the competition event results will be posted at the track facility. Afterwards, the results will be posted at the following site:  www.usatfillinois.org. Go to” Association Championships”.


There will be a $100 fee (cash only) for all protests. Protests must be submitted to the Protest Referee at once and no later than 30 minutes after a result has been announced. A protest must be a violation of a rule and not a disagreement with a judgment call. The protest fee is refunded if the protest is upheld.



Admission fee is $8.00 for ages 6 and up. Spectators 62 & up are admitted free with a government issued ID.


MEET DIRECTORS:       Youth:     Marchan Adkins: marchan@adkinstrak.com    

            Masters:   Enoch Benson cogiv5@aol.com
              Open:       DeVaughn Benion  dpbenion@yahoo.com




Area Hotels:


Following are the recommended hotels:


Courtyard by Marriott

7676 E. State Street

Rockford, Illinios


Fairfield Inn

7651 Walton Street

Rockford, Illinois

815 398-7400


Hampton Inn

615 Clark Drive

Rockford, Illinois



Hilton Garden Inn

7675 Walton St

Rockford, Illinois



Holiday Inn Express

7552 Park Place Road

Loves Park, Illinois



Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 13, 2016



Running Events 8:00 a.m.

Field Events 8:00 a.m.

3000M Run (F)

Shot Put (Girls)

60M Hurdles (F)

Long Jump (B/G, oldest to 11-12)

60M Dash (F)

High Jump (Girls)

400M Dash (F)

Pole Vault (Girls)

1500M Run (F)


4 x 200 Relay (F)


800M (F)


200M (F)


4 x 400 Relay (F)









All events are girls then boys unless otherwise noted.

Field events get three attempts with the top eight (8) advancing to finals.

Only competing athletes and officials are permitted on the track or infield area unless there is a medical emergency.





Schedule of Events

Sunday February 14, 2016


Running Events 8:00 a.m.

Field Events 8:00 a.m.

1500M Race Walk *(F) (9-12)

Pole Vault (M & O)

3000M Race Walk (F) 13 – 18, M & O)

Long Jump (M & O)


8:30 a.m.

Masters Running Events 9:00 a.m.

Shot Put (M & O)

3000 Meter Run (F)

High Jump (M & O)

60M Hurdles (F)

9:30 a.m.

400M (F)

Triple Jump (M & O)

60M Dash (F)


800M Run (F)

Youth Field Events 10:00 a.m.

4x200 Relay (F)

Shot Put  (Boys)

200M Dash (F)

Long Jump (B/G. 5-8, 9-10)


High Jump (Boys)

4x400M Relay (F)

Triple Jump  (B/G, follows LJ)


Pole Vault (Boys)



All events are women then men unless otherwise noted.

Only competing athletes and officials are permitted on the track or infield area unless there is a medical emergency.








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