YSU National Mid Major Information | Feb. 1 & Feb. 2

Dom Westbay (Photo by Rob Hayes)
Dom Westbay (Photo by Rob Hayes)

YSU National Mid Major Indoor Track & Field Meet Information | Friday, Feb. 1 & Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

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

List of 2019 Participating Schools: Bloomsburg, Bucknell, California (PA), Canisius, Clarion, Cleveland State, Detroit, Duquesne, Edinboro, Geneva, Indiana PA, Lake Erie, Lock Haven, Ohio State Track Club, Mansfield, Pitt-Johnstown, Point Park, Robert Morris, Seton Hill, Slippery Rock, Wayne State, 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 29 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.


Please visit the Direct Athletics website at your earliest convenience in order to familiarize yourself with how the entry process works. 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: Please adhere to the following entry limitations:

Men Long Jump: 20-6 | Women Long Jump: 15-10 Men Triple Jump: 40-0 | Women Triple Jump: 30-0

Internet Entry Lists: Final entry lists will be posted on Delta Timing website,YSUsports.com on Thursday, January 31 Please check to make sure your athletes are entered correctly. If there are mistakes or scratches, please emailJosh.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.

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.

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.

On Friday, tentatively the heptathlon and pentathlon get underway at 3 p.m. along with the long jump and weight throw. 

The first running event of the day is the women's 5,000-meter run at 4:45 p.m. followed by the men's at 5:30 p.m. All events on Friday are more than 500 meters.

On Saturday, a full day of action would begin  at 10 a.m. with the conclusion of the heptathlon, while the high jump, the shot put and the triple jump would be the first field events of the day.

The running events on Saturday tentatively start at 11 a.m. with the women's mile.

YSU National Invitational TENTATIVE Time Schedule. Will have final updated schedule once all teams entries have been finalized. 

3 p.m. - Women's Pentathlon
3 p.m. - Women's Pole Vault
3 p.m. Long Jump Women - Men to follow
3 p.m. Weight Throw Women - Men to Follow
4 p.m. - Men's Heptathlon
4:45 p.m. - Women's 5,000 Meter Run     
5:30 p.m. - Men's 5,000 Meter Run                        
5:50 p.m. - Women's 500 Meter Run
6:05 p.m. - Men's 500 Meter Run
6:15 p.m. - Women's 1,000 Meter Run
6:25 p.m. - Men's 1,000 Meter Run
6:35 p.m. - Women's Distance Medley Relay
6:50 p.m. - Men's Distance Medley Relay

10 a.m. - Men's Heptathlon
10 a.m. - High Jump Women – Men to Follow
10 a.m. - Shot Put Women – Men to Follow
10 a.m. - Triple Jump Men – Women to Follow
12:30 p.m. - Men's Pole Vault (Follows Multi's)
11 a.m. - Women's Mile
11:15 a.m. - Men's Mile
11:35 a.m. - Women's 400 Meter Dash
Noon - Men's 400 Meter Dash
12:35 p.m. - Women's 60, Hurdles finals
12:50 p.m. - Men's 60m Hurdles finals
1 p.m. - Women's 60m finals
1:20 p.m. - Men's 60m finals
1:40 p.m. - Women's 800 Meter Run
2 p.m. - Men's 800 Meter Run
2:20 p.m. - Women's 200 Meter Dash
2:45 p.m. - Men's 200 Meter Dash
3:10 p.m. - Women's 3,000 Meter Run
3:40 p.m. - Men's 3,000 Meter Run
4:10 p.m. - Women's 4x400 Meter Relay
4:30 p.m. - Men's 4x400 Meter Relay