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Track & Field

DATES

June 6, 2107 - June 11, 2017



LOCATION

Samford University Track & Soccer Stadium Parking,University Park Pl.,Homewood, AL. 35216



EVENTS

Track Events: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500 Meter, 4 x 100 Relay, Field Events: Discus, Hammer Throw, High Jump, Javelin, Long Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put, Triple Jump



QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

1. All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners or athletes meeting this sport’s NSGA minimum performance standards in competition at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games. 
 
2. All athletes who compete in hammer throw at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.
 
3. Athletes who reside in a state that does not offer the hammer throw, or pole vault may qualify for those events by meeting the “limited” event qualifying criteria in Rule D.
 
4. Athletes that qualify for and compete in the 50-, 100-, 200-, 400- or 800-meter events at the 2017 National Senior Games will be eligible to compete in the 4x100-meter relay. Athletes cannot qualify to compete in the relay event except in this manner.
 
Format:
1. For field events, if there are more than 12 athletes in any age division, a qualifying round may be held.
 
2. For track events, the number of heats will be determined based on the number of entries.
 
3.The 1500-meters will be a timed final event.
 
4. Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each event within each age division.


ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. The Local Organizing Committee shall provide certified implements for all events and age groups. In addition, athletes shall be permitted to use their own implements, provided they have been certified by the Track & Field Committee. Athletes who wish to use their own implements shall agree to all certification procedures including but not limited to marking, impounding, etc. Athletes must provide their own vaulting poles.

2. Shoes must comply with USATF Rule 143, 3(a)-(f).

3. Registration for the relay event will take place at the track venue. Age division of relay teams will be based on the age of the youngest team member as of December 31, 2017.



MEDALS / AWARDS

Awards will be presented for 1 st through 8 th place for each event within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.

Track & Field

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Age-Division/Event Specific Competition Schedule

Age-Division/Event Specific Competition Schedule (printable). The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event.
Version : May 30 2016 

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2017 Official Sports Rules Book

The qualifying procedures and rules of competition for the 2017 National Senior Games are based upon those set forth by the recognized national governing body for each sport. For the National Senior Games, however, some sport rules have been modified and/or revised in the best interest of the competitors. It is your responsibility to review the new rules in the shaded areas and refresh your knowledge on the existing rules.
Version : January 1, 2016 


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