All at Irwin Belk Track, North Carolina A+T University, Greensboro, NC
* Thursday, 3:00pm-8:00pm
* Friday, 8am-8:00pm
* Saturday, 8:00am-7:00pm
* Sunday, 7:15am-3:00pm;
Your packet is filed alphabetically via school name. Since biographical information is now entered online, there is no longer any necessity to fill out a bio card.
USATF card - you must have a valid USATF card in order to pick up your packet. If you do not have one, you may purchase one at registration or at the USATF web site, www.usatf.org . If you have a valid USATF card, but for some reason do not have it with you, you may fill out a waiver stating that fact.
Each school receives one coach's admission bracelet for coach or adult accompanying athletes. Any additional passes may be purchased at Registration on Thursday night, or at the Admission area during and before competition hours.
COMPETITOR NUMBERS/IDENTIFICATION ARE TO BE WORN ON THE FRONT ONLY EXCEPT FOR POLE VAULT.
All coaches must fill in relay cards prior to their teams' relay check-in. The cards will be available at the clerk's station when checking in.
All teams are to provide their own batons
There will be a continuous shuttle between both meet hotels and Irwin Belk Track. (Friday from 8:00am-9:30pm, and Saturday from 7:30am-9:00pm, and Sunday from 6:30am-7:00pm).
Only ¼" Pyramid spikes are allowed.
Athletes are welcome to use the track and field facilities during non-competition hours, from noon through 7:00pm, Thursday.
Athletes will not be permitted to use any type of electrical devices in the competition area, including cell phones.
Athletes may warm up in the field on the east end of the stadium. While the hammer and discus competition is being contested, all warm-ups must be done between the flagged area surrounding the discus/hammer sectors and the fence behind the visitors' stands.
Teams may place tents in top 10 rows on the visitors side of the track (the stands not on the press box side). Tents cannot be placed in the walkway areas, on the press box side of the bleachers or outside the gates leading into the track.
Athletes must submit throwing implements for inspection no less than 2 hours prior to the scheduled starting time of the event. Implement inspection will be available from 11am-6pm on Friday, 8am- 6pm on Saturday and 8am-1pm on Sunday. Implement inspection will be located under the bleachers behind the backstretch. (If at all possible, please consider having your implements inspected the night before the event if the event is on Saturday or Sunday mornings).
Preliminary start lists will be posted on line by Thursday evening. Start lists Day 1 (Friday) will be available at online that day. Start lists for Day 2 (Saturday) will be available online on Saturday morning. Start lists for Day 3 (Sunday) will be available Sunday morning online.
Start Lists will also be available at www.nationalscholastic.org and dyestat.com. Seeding and specific race assignments will be posted at registration and the web sites above by Friday at noon.
Immediately after your race, please go to the awards area. Unless you feel that you were definitely not in the top 6, you must proceed to the awards area.
Championship rings will be awarded to each winner (including relays) in the Championship events. Medals will be issued to the first six places. The first six places will be named NSAF All Americans in the Championship events. All-American Certificates will be distributed at the awards ceremony. (Rings or All American certificates will not be awarded in the Freshman or Emerging Elite Events).
There will be no formal awards ceremony for the Emerging Elite and Freshman events. Athletes should pick up their awards at the awards area in the awards tent on the infield.
We will maintain an area for the temporary storage of your articles of clothing while you are racing. It will be a secured area. Please do not leave any of your personal items unattended.