Mt. Carmel/ Field & Distance Carnival

March 4, 2017

Important information for coaches on Meet Day

Entering the Stadium

When you get to the stadium on meet day you school will have a packet ready for them at the top of the ramp. Wrist bands for your coaches and athletes will be in the packet along will a updated copy of the meet entries for you. Please make sure all of your athletes have their wrist bands on. If you run short for your athletes let us know we have more.

Seating

You can sit on either side of the stadium. Please do not set up team areas on the finish line side from the 30 yard line to the finish or I will ask you to move down. This area is for paying spectators.

Warmup

We will allow warmups on the field (not on the track) but no team areas can be set up there. Additionally the rim trail around the stadium as well as going out into the parking lot will be ok. That is why athletes have their wrist bands.

Spectators and Admission

The MC Field and Distance is unique in that spectators can come down out of the stands and stay outside the roped lines to cheer and watch events. No spectators or extra athletes are allowed on the field however.

Admission charge is $6 for spectators. Children under 7 are free.

Coaches on the Field

Only the head coaches is allowed on the inside of the track. Please keep your assistants outside the track and outside the competitions areas.

Spike Information

3/16" spikes are the allowable spike to use on the MC facility. You will be checked upon entering the facility.

Shot and Discus Information

All athletes will receive 4 efforts in the shot and discus. Medals will be given at the competition area. We are weighing shots and discus.

Long and Triple Jump Information

All athletes will receive 4 efforts in the Long and Triple Jump. Medals will be given at the competition area.

High Jump and Pole Vault Information

Events will be run with the 5 alive format. Medals will be given at the competition area.

Distance Race Information

Check in will be located near the finish line on the visitors side where numbers will be handed out. Medals will be given out at the finish of the race.

Last but now least.....

Remember rules like not taking off your top and changing on the field, not using cell phones, no pacing other runners on the side of a race, etc will be enforced.