2017 Reg 7 T&F Championships

Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy

DeKalb, IL  60115

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HOTEL INFORMATION

Host Hotel:

Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb

Address1212 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: (815) 758-8661

Distance to track: 0.5 Miles

 

  • 1 king bed - $79.99*
  • 2 double beds- $79.99*

* Includes grab n go breakfast.

 

Amenities:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool

 

Reservation deadline: 6/28/17. Ask for USATF Block.

 

 

NIU Holmes Student Center Hotel (On the campus of NIU)

 Address: 340 Carroll Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

 Phone: (815) 753-6389

  • 1 king bed/Single occupancy - $65
  • 2 twin beds/double occupancy - $65

 

Amenities:

 

Reservation deadline: 6/28/17. Mention USTF, Group # 64688 

DeKalb Local Information.pdf
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Combined Events Schedule

Day # 1 Thursday, July 6

 

8:00am: Heptathlon

9:00 am: Pentathlon

10:00 am: Decathlon

15-18 (G)

13-14

15-18 (B)

100H
HJ

SP

200

100H
SP
HJ
LJ
800/1500 (YG/YB)

                100
                 LJ
                 SP
                 HJ

                400

 

Day #2 Friday, July 7
 

8:00am: Decathlon

9:00 Pentathlon

10:30 am: Heptathlon

11:00am:Triathlon

15-18 (B)

11-12

15-18 (G)

9-10

110H

DT

PV

JT

1500

80H

SP

HJ

LJ

800/1500

LJ

JT

800

SP

HJ

200/400

 

Note:  The Hammer Throw (ages 15-18, girls then boys). The approximate start time is 3:30 pm on Friday, July 7.

 

  • Combined Events Registration: Registration/entry for combined events is at the following site: www.athletic.net. Go to Search. Look for USATF Region 7 Combined Events. The deadline is Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Day of meet registration will not be allowed.
  • Fees:  Triathlon (9-10 …… $15), Heptathlon (15-18 …… $20), Pentathlon (11-14…$15) and Decathlon (15-18 ……$20).
  • USATF Membership is required.  When applying for USATF membership for the first time, a valid proof-of-age document must be received with the membership application.
  • Qualification for advancement to the USATF Jr. Olympics National   Champions, July 24 – 30 in Lawrence, Kansas. Top two (2) places automatically advance. Note: Anyone making the performance standard can also advance to the national competition. “Performance Standard” listed at http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2017/USATF-National-Junior-Olympic-Track---Field-C.aspx .
  • National Registration Fees:  All athletes must declare and pay for National Jr. Olympics advancement at the following site:  www.athletic.net.  Fees are as follows:  $8.00 per individual event, $32.00 per relay, $20.00 triathlon/pentathlon, and $24.00 decathlon/heptathlon.

 

2017 Region 7 Running & Field Events Schedule

 

Saturday, July 8

 

Sunday, July 9

 

Running Events (8:00am)

Field Events (8:00 am)

Running Events (7:00am)

Field Events (8:30am)

Steeplechase (F)
Race Walks (F)

4x100 (F)
110/100/80H (P)
80/100/110H (F)
400 (F)

200/400H
4X800 (F)

LJ (0-10)
Triple Jump (All)
Pole Vault (Boys)
High Jump  (Girls)
Shot Put (Boys)
Discus (Girls) then

  JV (Girls)

3000 (F)
100 (P)
800 (F)
100 (F)

25/50 Exhibition
(Shrimps & Atoms)
200 (F)
1500 (F)
4x400 (F)

LJ (11-18)

High Jump (Boys)
Shot Put (Girls) 
Discus (Boys) then
    JV (Boys)

Pole Vault (Girls)

 

  • Packet Pickup:  Saturday, July, 8th at 7:00 am thru Sunday, July 9th, at the track. Please allow sufficient time for pickup before each event.
  • Admissions: The admission fee is $8.00 per day for Saturday and Sunday. An admission fee is not charged for Thursday and Friday. Children 4 & under are free. Only those coaches whose name appears on the Coaches Registry are admitted free. Coaches’ passes will not be issued. Seniors (62 and older) will be admitted at a discounted rate of $5 with government issued proof of birth date.
  • Fees: Individual events are $7.00. Relays are $28.00.
  • Starting Heights:  To be determined by the field judge for each age division at each event.
  • Medical:  The USATF Illinois “Medical Team” will be on site. USATF Illinois medical personnel consist of certified doctors, trainers and other medical specialists: AthletiCO, 630 572-9700..
  • T-Shirts: Fine Designs will sell “Region 7 Jr. Olympics Championship” t-shirts.
  • National Jr. Olympics Qualification: The top five (5) finishers in each event at the Region 7 meet qualify to advance to the JO National Championship, July 24 -30, in Lawrence. Kansas.
  • Atoms and Shrimps Special: Athletes in these divisions will compete in their own fun/exhibition (X) events on Sunday, July 9. Fees, prior registration or USATF membership is not required. Awards will be provided to all competitors. Shrimps: 3-4 years old. Atoms: 5-6 years old.
  • Additional Information/Contacts

 

Brenda Kimbrough, Regional Coordinator

bbkimbrough@gmail.com

 

USATF Illinois, office
815 991-5429

usatfil@sbcglobal.net

 

Officials: 
Jamero Rainey
Jamrainey21@gmail.com

 

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