2017 Dorothy Dawson Invite

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9th Annual Dorothy Dawson Invite
January 28, 2017

 

University of Illinois Armory
505 E. Armory Avenue

Champaign, Illinois 61820

 

Fees:

Entry fee is $8.00 per individual event and $32.00 per relay team.  Entry fees will not be transferred or refunded.

 

Coaches who are listed on the Coaches Registry will be admitted free of  charge. Coaches must have a current background check, a current membership and must have sucvcessfully completed SafeSport.

 

Eligibility:                 

This meet is open to athletes who fall within the age divisions listed below. Membership in USATF or AAU 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 2016-17 Non-School Competition Participation Request Form must be completed, signed by the school’s 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:

 

 

 

 

Age Divisions

6

0

2

0

0

 

4

0

0

 

8

0

0

 

1

5

0

0

 

3

0

0

0

 

6

0

H

L

J

T

J

S

P

 

H

J

P

V

4

X
2

0

0

4

X

4

0

0

1
5
0
0
R

W

3
0
0
0
R
W

8 & under (2009 – later)

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

X

 

 

9-10  (2007-2008)

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

 

11-12  (2005-2006)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

 

13-14 (2003-2004)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

15-16 (2001-2002)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

17-18 (1999-2000)*

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

 

*Note - Athletes must be 18 years old or younger on the day of the meet.

 

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”!

 

Entries via On-Line

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 online entry system is available from Thursday, December 1, through Wednesday, January 25th,, at 11:59 p.m. C.S.T. The entry fees can be paid at the Coach O site prior to the deadline or at packet pick up. DAY OF MEET ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!!!!!!!!!

 

All athletes on teams (including relay alternates) must be registered online.

 

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. On the day of the meet, packets can be picked up at the Armory one hour before the scheduled start time.

 

Awards:

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

 

Officials:

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

 

Facility:

The Armory field house has an awesome indoor track with many facility upgrades. Only ¼” 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.

 

Equipment:

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”.

 

Protests
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:

Admission fee is $7.00 for ages 6 and up. Seniors 65 and older will be admitted free upon the presentation of government issued ID.

 

 

Directions 

From North:

Take I-94 E. to Indiana

Take I-294 S. exit.

Take the exit onto I 80 W.

Take exit 151A onto I-57 S.

Take exit 237A for I-74 East.

Take exit i182 Neil St.

Turn right onto N. Neil St.

Turn left onto E Washington.

Turn right on N. 1st St.

Turn left onto E Armory Avenue.

Turn right on S 5th St.

 

From South

Take i-57 N.

Take exit 220.

Turn right onto US-45 N.

Turn right onto W. Kirby Ave.

Turn left onto s. 4th St.

Turn right onto E. Armory Ave.

Turn left onto S. 5th St.

 

From West

Take I-72 E.

Take exit 98A to merge onto I-72 E/US-36 E, Continue to follow I-72 E.

Continue onto W. University Ave.

Turn right onto W. Mattis Ave.
Turn left on W. Springfield Ave.

Turn right onto s 5th St.


From East:

Take I-74 W.

Take exit 185 to merge onto IL-130 S.

Continue straight onto E University Ave.

Turn left onto S. Wright St.

Turn right onto E Springfield Ave.

Take the 2nd left onto S. 5th Ave.

 

Contacts:

Lorette Cherry, usatfil@sbcglobal.net, 815-991-5429

Brenda Kimbrough, bbkimbrough@gmail.com

 

 

Event Schedule

 

Running Events (8:00 a.m.)

Field Events (8:00 a.m.)

1500/3000M Race walk (F)
***(Masters, Open & Youth)***

Long Jump (4 jumps, youngest to oldest)

60M Hurdles (F)

Pole Vault (YG,IG, YW)

 60M Dash (F)

Pole Vault (YB, IB, YM)

800M Run (F)

High Jump (YW, IG, YG, MG)

 4X200 Relay (F)

High Jump (YM, IB, YB, MB)

 3000M Run Final (F)

Triple Jump (4 jumps, youngest to oldest, follows LJ)

400M Dash (F)

Shot Put (4 throws, oldest to youngest)

 1500M Run (F)

 200M Dash (F)

4x400 Relay (F)

 

 

 

 

 

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