YSU National Track and Field Invitational | Feb. 3-4

Chenery Lacey
Chenery Lacey

YSU National Indoor Track & Field Double Dual Meet Information

Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4

Meet: Open/NCAA sanctioned scored indoor track and field competition.

List of participating schools: Bloomsburg, Bucknell, Canisius, Cleveland State (Women), Detroit, Glenville State, Indiana (Pa.), IFPW (Women), Lock Haven, Mansfield, Oakland, Pitt-Johnstown, Point Park, Robert Morris (Women), Seton Hill, Slippery Rock, St. Vincent (Pa.), West Liberty, Wheeling Jesuit and Youngstown State.

Tentative Time Schedule : Multi Events begin Friday at 3 p.m. | Field events begin at 3 p.m. | Running Events begin at 4:45 pm (Tentative Full schedule below)

Timing: Fully automatic Finish Lynx system

Location: The Watson and Tressel Training Site (WATTS) on the YSU campus. The WATTS features a full-length Shaw Sportexe Power Blade HP+ synthetic turf system football field, a 300-meter state-of-the-art mondo track surface, two long-jump pits, a high-jump pit, four batting cages, protective netting, a training room and locker rooms.

GPS address: 651 Elm St. | Youngstown, OH 44502

Entries: Entries are due by Tuesday, January 31 by 7 p.m., consisting of event entries with best marks from the previous meets or realistic projected marks. All entries will be done on-line at www.directathletics.com.

Also, please limit FIVE athletes per event. If you have an event with more than five quality athletes, please text Brian Gorby at (330) 519-7591 or email Josh.Klein@deltatiming.com to get permission for entry.

**Note: Please check YSUsports.com after the entry deadline for changes or adjustments to the meet time schedule.

Entry Limitations: Due to time limitations, we have been required to put restrictions on the horizontal jumps. Please adhere to the following entry limitations:

Internet Entry Lists: Final entry lists will be posted on Delta Timing website, YSUsports.com, on Thursday, Feb. 2. Please check to make sure your athletes are entered correctly. If there are mistakes or scratches, please email Josh.Klein@deltatiming.com.

Entry Fees: $300 per each team, men or women are considered separate teams. A team is defined of 10 or-more individuals.

TEAMS pay in the traditional manner by bringing a check, please make payable to Youngstown State University Track & Field, or cash the day of the competition.

INDIVIDUALS will be charged $10 per event individual entry & individual relay of 4 runners will be $28. Individuals will pay with cash or check at the door the day of the meet.  

Spikes: ONLY 1/4 inch or shorter pyramid spikes will be allowed and all spikes will be checked prior to events at hip number table. NO pin or needle spikes, spike elements, or any other type of spike will be allowed.

Long Jump/Triple Jump: Men Long Jump: 20-6 | Women Long Jump: 15-10 Men Triple Jump: 40-0 | Women Triple Jump: 30-0. Triple Jump Boards - 32/36/42

High Jump: All high jump competitions will be conducted on the Mondo surface.

Sections/Heats/Flights: Flights will be seeded by distance with best marks in the latest sections/flights.

Finals in field events will consist of the top nine marks from the qualifying rounds.

The 60m and 60m hurdles will be run as final against time. All races will be run as sections against time with the fastest heats being run first.

Implement Weigh-In: 30 minutes prior to event at the Throws area.

Dual Meet Scoring will be implemented for all teams competing in advance of the meet.