VANDERBILT TRACK: HOME MEET INFORMATION
The following links are designed to provide information to teams and athletes that will compete in track & field competitions hosted by Vanderbilt University. The Commodore meet staff will update the information below as often as needed leading up to each event. Should you have questions about a meet, including scheduling, acceptance into a meet and any other general questions, please contact our meet direction staff below.
2015 Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational
Date: January 23-24 Schedule Heat Sheets Meet Information
MEET DIRECTOR: Steve Keith, Head T&F/XC Coach, (615) 330-4300 / firstname.lastname@example.org
FACILITY: 300 M Mondo SuperX720...radius 87' 8" (26.5m)...exterior HJ, PV, LJ / interior TJ, SP/WT. Vanderbilt Student Rec Center: 2700 Children's Way, Nashville, TN 37235
INVITED SCHOOLS: Alabama, Auburn, Furman, Georgia Tech, Louisiana Tech, Louisville, Michigan(m), MTSU, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Samford, SMU(w), Southern Illinois, Southern Mississippi, Vanderbilt(w), Western KY...(15 women's teams / 14 men's teams)
SCHEDULE: 2-Day schedule: Friday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Saturday 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM (approx.). Facility will be open for pre-meet warmup at 3:00 PM on Friday and 8:30 AM on Saturday. Final schedule revision will be sent out prior to meet.
FORMAT: Running Events: unlimited entry, one-section final in 60/60H, all other events run as sections versus time (fast to slow). We will use lanes 1-8 for 60/60H and 2-6 for the 200 meters and 400.
Field Events: limited entry of three (3) per field event...with allowable room, additional entries will be considered by meet management. Minimums will be used in the horizontal jumps and throws. Opening heights, progressions and minimums are posted at the end of this meet info.
ENTRY INFO: On-line via Direct Athletics...entries open 01/09 @ 12:00 AM and close 01/20 @ 11:59 AM. Entry fee is $450 per gender...$30 per individual less than a full team (14)...$30 for unattached.
UNNATTACHED / OPEN: A limited number of "high level" open athletes will be accepted as field sizes will allow. For consideration please contact Clark Humphreys: email@example.com
ADMISSION: $5 admission (each day) for spectators...athletes, coaches and staff admitted with wrist band.
TEAM CAMP / WARMUP: Team camp is located in the infield area inside of the fencing. Warmup is allowed around the team area and inside the oval along with the backstretch when the oval is not in use. The outdoor track will be open for warmup if weather allows.
PARKING: Please use lot #75, directly across from the outdoor track, off of Natchez Trace for parking and team drop-off. Teams can access the Indoor facility by walking past the outdoor track and entering the Rec Center at the designated doors.
PACKET PICKUP: Packet pickup will be available in the main foyer of the indoor facility. Coach's hospitality will be located on the second floor, accessible by stairs or elevator off of the entrance foyer.
SPIKE CHECK / CLERK: We will clerk the running events and check spikes at a designated table within the team camp area. Hip number dispersal will take place at this location. Field Event competitors are asked to check-in at their respective venues. Spike type/length is limited to a maximum of 1/4" pyramid spikes. No other type of spikes (pins or Christmas trees) will be allowed!
CHECK-IN: Running Events: please be at your respective start line 15' prior to scheduled start. Field Events: check-in at your respective venue 60' prior to scheduled start.
WEIGH-IN: Implements will be weighed and certified at our storage area near the start of the sprint straight. Weigh-ins will open 2 hours prior to each event and close 1 hour before each scheduled start.
FOOD / DRINK: Only water and bottled electrolyte drinks will be allowed on the infield. We ask that all teams please use the concourse area for their snacks and meals. This will be strictly enforced. There will be tables/chairs available to accommodate the teams in the foyer / concourse area for this use.
TRAINERS: Please contact Kim Johnston; (615) 715-8425 firstname.lastname@example.org. Training room is located near the middle of back straight.
RESULTS: VUcommodores.com and live results at CFPITiming.com
M-HJ...Open at 1.95, 2.00. 2.05, 2.10, 2.15, 2.18, 2.21, 2.24, 2.27
W-HJ...Open at 1.61, 1.66, 1.71, 1.76, 1.79, 1.82, 1.85, 1.88, 1.91
M-PV...Open at 4.30, 4.45, 4.60, 4.75, 4.90, 5.05, 5.20, 5.30, 5.40
W-PV...Open at 3.40, 3.55, 3.70, 3.85, 3.95, 4.05, 4.15, 4.25, 4.35
Note: these heights can be revisited with recommendations from coaches
M-LJ...6.50m (21' 3")...alcove runway
W-LJ...5.30m (17' 4")...alcove runway
M-TJ...board at 12.5m (41')...elevated runway to board 44m (145')
W-TJ...board at 11.0m (36')...elevated runway to board 46m (151')
Individual and Unattached Entries
All athletes that wish to compete in any Vanderbilt meet that are not affiliated with an INVITED COLLEGE TEAM need to contact Clark Humphreys (email@example.com) to register for a particular meet. When emailing about registration, please send the following information ONLY:
Meet you are interested in competing, Your Name, Affiliation (unattached, Nike, etc), Gender, Event(s), Entry Mark for each event, When/Where mark was attained
This email DOES NOT guarantee that you will be accepted into the meet. We will contact you to let you know of your entry status.
Important information regarding spikes on the Vanderbilt Track
Athletes will not run if you do not comply with these rules
The use of 1/4" pyramid spikes will be strictly enforced
NO NEEDLE SPIKES OR CHRISTMAS TREE SPIKES ALLOWED
No permanent spike shoes allowed
Shoes will be checked at last call in the Clerk Area and prior to getting on the track
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