Northeast Indoor Classic Meet Information – Sunday, February 13, 2011

Needham Youth Classic Information – Friday-Saturday, July 14 – 15, 2017

 

Age Groups

0-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 
Age groups based on age as of the first meet day – July 14, 2017

Events

50 Meter, 100 Meter, 200 Meter, 400 Meter, 800 Meter, 1500 Meters, 55-80-100 Meter Hurdles, 4 x 100 Meter Relay, 800 Meter Race Walk, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Turbo Jav, Standing Long Jump, Standing Triple Jump, Pentathlon (age 5-6), Heptathlon (age 7-8 ~ 13-14)

Sanction

USA Track & Field

Sponsor

Needham Youth Track Club   Meet Director:  John Hrones

Event Awards

Individual Events 1st Place – Trophy, 2nd – 8th Place – Medals, Others – Ribbons  Relay– Medals to all places

Team Scoring

Trophies awarded to top 10 finishing teams.  Points for final finish only.
Scoring: 1st – 10,   2nd – 8,   3rd – 6,   4th – 5,   5th – 4,   6th – 3,   7th – 2,   8th – 1,
Heat finishes do not score points.  Relay finishes do not score points. Pentathlon and Heptathlon finishes do not score points though multi-event athletes can contribute team points if they finish 1st – 8th individually in any of their events.

Affiliation

An athlete who enters with a club affiliation may not change to another club during the meet. Clubs may not combine together in the scoring.

Registration
Fee: Age 5-14

$23 if paid entry received by July 8
$27 if paid entry received July 9-13
$32 if paid entry received on race days

Registration includes up to 2 field events and 2 individual running events per day.

$10 for each extra event (limit of 1 extra running and 2 extra field events per day)

$20 per relay team (relay not included in event limits).

$12 extra for Pentathlon (age 5-6) or Heptathlon (age 7-8 ~ 13-14) ($15 on meet day – July 14)

Registration
Fee: Age 1-4

$15

 

Online Registration

This year, you can register online.  Follow this web link: http://www.needhamyouthclassic.org

Equipment

Runners must use batons, shot puts, and turbo javs provided by the meet.  No starting blocks.

Event
Conflicts

Athletes at field events should notify the field event official if they have to leave to check in and/or compete at a running event.  If an athlete misses an attempt at a field event (or height for high jump), the field event official may, at their discretion, provide accommodation if it does not disrupt the logistics and time schedule of the event.

Runner
Numbers

Runner numbers should be placed on the front of the jersey. 

Relays

All runners on a relay team must be the same sex.  Each athlete must not exceed the age requirement for the age group of the relay they are competing in.  However, younger age athletes may compete on relays for older age groups.  Relay teams may mix runners from different teams and unattached athletes.

Age 0-4
Events

In the non-competitive events, ribbons (no trophies or medals) will be awarded. No times or places will be recorded. There is no Athlete of the Meet for age 5-6

Food

There will be a refreshment stand at the meet on both days.

Rest rooms

There are rest rooms but no changing facilities.

Sportsmanship

Athletes and/or teams may be ejected from the meet for unsportsmanlike conduct of coaches, athletes, parents, family, or friends. Parents and coaches are responsible for their athletes’ conduct.

Changes from 2015 meet           

Single age groups for many events: age 5-14
Turbo Jav for age 5-6

Additional
Information

Contact John Hrones, needhamtrackclub@gmail.com    See our web site at www.needhamtrack.org  As a last resort, call the meet director at 781-856-4088

FIELD EVENT SPECIFICATIONS

Age Group

Shot Put Weight

High Jump
 Starting  Heights

Age  7 - 8

 

2’ 8”

Age  9 – 10

6 lb.

3’0”

Age 11 – 12

6 lb.

3’ 2” – girls
3’ 4” – boys

Age 13 - 14

G - 6 lb.
B - 4 kg.

3’ 6” – girls
3’ 8” - boys

 

 HURDLE INFORMATION

Age Groups

Number of Hurdles

Distance

Hurdle Height

Distance to 1st Hurdle

Distance Between Hurdles

Distance to Finish

3 – 4

 

 

6”

 

 

 

5 – 6

 

 

12”

 

 

 

7 – 8

5

50 meters

18”

12 meters

7.5 meters

8 meters

9 – 10

8

80 meters

24”

12 meters

7.5 meters

16.5 meters

11 – 12

8

80 meters

30”

12 meters

7.5 meters

16.5 meters

13 – 14

10

100 meters

30” – Girls
33” - Boys

13 meters

8 meters

15 meters