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 

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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) are admitted free 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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