Mississippi Teams Attending Ice Breaker Invitational

Friday we have three teams scheduled to attend the 1-5A meet in Birmingham. 

Germantown has 2 athletes scheduled to attend.

Hattiesburg had 47 athletes scheduled to attend.

Long Beach is registered for the meet but has not scheduled an athletes to attend at this time.


Satureday

Clinton has 55 athletes scheduled to attend.

Oxford has 20 athletes scheduled to attand.

Pearl has 52 athletes scheduled to attend.

Starkville has 7 athletes scheduled to attend. 

2018 Ice Breaker Invitational
January 5th (1A-5A) & 6th (6A-7A), 2018
Birmingham, AL CrossPlex

Co-hosted by B'ham City Schools, Bob Jones, Hoover, Mtn Brook, Northridge,

Smiths Station, Spain Park, Vestavia Hills, John Carroll

Facility & Admission

6 lane hydraulic banked track.  Timing will be FAT.  Admission will be free for students, $5 for those 65 & over, $8 for other adults.  AHSAA coach's cards accepted.  Coaches w/o cards-$8.

 

Equipment

Starting Blocks and shots will be provided-leave yours at home.

Entries & Registration

There is a 4 person/team/event entry limit and 2 relay teams/event limit.  Only the top three individuals on a team in each event may score.  Additionally, each school may only score one relay.  A varsity athlete may enter up to 4 events including relays.

Registration will be online at http://al.milesplit.com  Go to the meet calendar and find this meet.

Entry Fee

Entry will be $10 per athlete and $10 per relay team. There will be a maximum fee of $300 per gender per team. ($600/school)  Checks (or a copy of the purchase order for the meet fee) should be brought to the meet.  Without such, athletes from the non-paying school will not be able to participate. These fees must be paid before future entry into subsequent meets will be allowed.  See contract information at registration site for explanation and greater detail.  Schools can mail checks to: Alabama Indoor Track,   2240 Partridge Lane, Hoover, AL  35226.  If mailed, bring PO for verification:  No "check is in the mail" explanations allowed on race day.

Entry Deadline

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018, 10 pm CST.  No entries will be taken after that time!  Performance lists will be posted by January 4th on AlabamaRunners.

Sanctioning

Application with National Federation for several states has been submitted.  Alabama uniform rules will apply.  Call/e-mail ASAP if you want your state sanctioned for this meet.

Verification of Entry

A Printout of your entries will serve as your verification of entry into the meet.

Clerking / Scratches

There will be no additions at the meet. All runners must check in 60 minutes before their race or be scratched. This will assure full heats.  One-to-one substitutions will be allowed w/o name changes.

Awards

Trophies will be awarded to the top two (2) teams in both 1A-5A and 6A-7A divisions.  Medals will be awarded to the top 3 in each event in each 1A-5A and 6A-7A divisions. 

Rules

We will use the National Federation rulebook for any rule disputes.  Additional AHSAA rules apply.

Scoring

Individual: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1          Relays: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1

Field Events

Each jumper/thrower will have 3 attempts with no finals. In the shot put and horizontal jumps, the first mark will be measured, and then subsequent attempts must meet the standards below to also be measured.  The meet director may change this at his discretion.

Opening Heights and Minimum Marks

Event
Long Jump
Triple Jump
High Jump
PV(high pit)

PV(low pit)
Shot Put

1A-5A Boys
16'0"
35'0"
5'0"
10'0"

8'0"
30'0"

1A-5A Girls
13'0"
27'0"
4'0"
7'6"

6'0"
22'0"

6A-7A Boys
17'0"
36'0"
5'0"
10'6"

8'6"
36'0"

6A-7A Girls
14'0"
29'0"
4'2"
8'0"

6'6"
26'0"

 

Appeals

Any appeal must be given to the referee in writing accompanied with $25.00 within 30 minutes of infractions. If appeal is upheld, the money will be refunded.  Appealable offenses are misapplications of NFHSA rules.  Judgment calls cannot be appealed.

 

 

Contacts

Meet Director:  Devon Hind

(Office)205-439-1379  (Cell)205-807-9144 Dhind@hoover.k12.al.us

 

Schedule of Events

Friday-HS ONLY (1A-5A girls, 1A-5A boys)           Rolling Schedule

 

(An estimated time schedule will be posted on al.milesplit on Thursday)

4:00 p.m. 

 4 x 800

60 hurdle finals-girls will run during 4 x 800

60 dash finals

400

1600

4 x 200

800  

3200   Minimum standards-Girls 14:00  Boys 12:00

(Athletes will be pulled from track if not under the minimum standard with a lap to go in 3200.)

4 x 400 

 

FIELD EVENTS (See opening heights and minimum marks in information guide)

 

4:00       Girls Long jump-both pits/Boys long jump to immediately follow-both pits

               Triple jump will immediately follow boys LJ with girls and boys on separate pits

 

5:00       Boys & girls pole vault at the same time on separate pits

Girls shot put first/ boys shot put to immediately follow

              

6:00ish  Boys and girls High Jump to immediately follow end of boys 60 dash        

Saturday-HS ONLY (6A-7A girls, 6A-7A boys)     Rolling Schedule

 (An estimated time schedule will be posted on al.milesplit on Thursday)

8:00 a.m. 

 4 x 800-all but the fastest heat

60 hurdle finals

60 dash finals

4 x 800 (fastest heat only)

400

1600

4 x 200

800  

3200   Minimum standards-Girls 14:00  Boys 12:00

(Athletes will be pulled from track if not under the minimum standard with a lap to go in 3200.)

4 x 400 

 

FIELD EVENTS (See opening heights and minimum marks in information guide)

 

9:00       Boys pole vault (high and low pits) Can only score from the high pit.

Girls shot put

9:00       Girls Long jump-both pits/Boys long jump to immediately follow-both pits

11:00     Estimated time for boys LJ to begin

1:00       Girls high jump (high pit-4'6" and low pit-3'10")

1:30       Girls pole vault (high and low pits) Can only score from the high pit.

Boys shot put

2:00ish  Triple Jump-boys and girls on separate pits immediately following boys LJ         

3:00       Boys high jump (high pit-5'6" and low pit-4'10")

Additional IMPORTANT information:

 

**Each in-state registering school should be prepared to provide one capable adult volunteer to work one field event for each meet that they participate in.  We hope to not have to call upon you for this.

**Coach's cards will be checked at the gate.  Adults who do not have coach's cards will be charged a normal gate fee of $8.

**¼ inch pyramid spikes only-athletes must go through a spike check before competing.  A set of ¼" spikes will be available for purchase for $5 per pair of shoes at the spike check-in area.

**Only athletes/coaches are allowed in the warm-up area.

**We will have 2 pole vault pits going at the same time with different starting heights.  Only those competing in the high pit will be eligible to score and receive awards.

**Concessions & T-shirts will be available for purchase.

**A swimming meet may be taking place at the same time as our track meet.  Plan to get here early so you don't get caught in traffic.

**Parking is $5 at The CrossPlex for this event. The City of B'ham collects this fee.   Parking in the shopping center lot and walking to The CrossPlex will get your car towed.

**This is a high school sanctioned event.  Only member schools may participate.  Track Clubs and unattached athletes are NOT allowed to participate.

 

LOCATION:  The CrossPlex is located in Birmingham, Alabama at 2331 Bessemer Road, 35208

               Take I-20/59 to exit #120.  Go south for 1 mile and The CrossPlex is on your left.

 


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