56th CENTENNIAL INVITATIONAL
Saturday, May 2, 2020
IMPORTANT: TO ENTER THE MEET, YOU MUST HAVE HAD COMMUNICATION and CONFIRMATION WITH CENTENNIAL. YOU WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED OTHERWISE. THIS INCLUDES TEAMS AND INDIVIDUALS. IF IT SAYS "DENIED" ON ATHLETIC.NET FOR YOUR TEAM, we haev NOT RECEIVED THE ENTRY FORM (AND FEE) FROM YOU AND/OR OUR MEET DIRECTOR HAS NOT HAD ANY COMMUNICATION WITH YOU OR RECEIVED YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS.
REGISTRATION FORMS WERE SENT TO TEAMS (HEAD COACHES AND/OR ATHLETIC DIRECTORS) ON JANUARY 7th BY E-MAIL. IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE ONE, PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR REQUEST TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have an individual you would like to enter and we have not already invited them (individual invites will not be issued until April), please contact us for verification and acceptance. Just adding them to athletic.net DOES NOT mean they will be in the meet.
E-mail requests/questions to meet manager Julie Hilsenteger at: email@example.com
MEET STANDARDS: Please go to our website to see qualifying standard for individuals and teams. The invitational standards are for individuals participating without their team. Standards are to be met this season (and that does include indoor), not previous seasons.
ENTRIES: All entries MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE using a free school account at Athletic.net
Each team is allowed two (2)) entries per event. Up to three (3) entries are allowed provided ALL THREE meet the Team Qualifying Standard for that event.
This year's best performances will already be there for your athlete if you use athletic.net all of the time. Otherwise, you must enter a mark. YOU MUST USE THIS YEAR'S BEST MARK. Also, VERY IMPORTANT, please indicate if times are FAT or hand-time if you have to enter marks - to do this, place an a after each time for FAT, otherwise, it is assumed by athletic.net that it is a hand-time and it will convert it.
Note: If you are not entered as team (which must be confirmed by the meet manager) you CAN NOT enter relays.
ENTRY DEADLINE: All entries must submitted online by 7 pm, Monday, April 27th.
Scratches and mark changes can be done until 2 pm, Friday, May 1st. IMPORTANT-THESE MUST BE DONE BY E-MAIL, not athletic.net! Please e-mail these changes to meet manager Julie Hilsenteger at: firstname.lastname@example.org
After 2 pm on Friday, changes are to be made at the scratch meeting. All running changes NEED to be made. We seed on the fly to keep the heats correctly balanced and fairly seeded. Field events can just scratch at the event. UNDERSTAND, if an athlete does not show up for an event, they will not be called, it will be assumed they have scratched.
TIME SCHEDULE: A tentative time is posted on Centennial's website at:
The schedule won’t vary much from this and will be finalized for the meet and posted by 8:00 am, Wednesday, April 29th
ENTRY POSTING: Entries will posted on Centennial website by 8:00 am, Wednesday, April 29th. This includes the cutlines for the distance races showing who has made the night section.
COACHES MEETING/SCRATCHES: The MANDATORY COACHES MEETING will be at 9:45 am in the South Classroom under the stadium. Packets will be available for pickup starting at 9:00 am. PLEASE TAKE CARE OF SCRATCHES BEFORE THE MEETING AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.
AWARDS: We present medals for 1st place and ribbons for 2nd through 8th. Please ask your athletes to respect the event and be prompt in accepting their awards. Please pick up your award packet at the end of the meet at the awards table. There will be a team trophy for 1st through 3rd place. Scoring will be through 8 places using 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.
The Bill Cook/Eldon Fix Outstanding Performer Award will be presented to the high scoring boy and girl track and field performers.
ATHLETE NUMBERS: All athletes will be assigned a number to be worn on their front (exceptions-high jumpers and pole vaulters).
RUNNING EVENTS: Girls events will be first. All runners MUST report to the clerk's tent to check in. Preliminaries will be run in the following events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 100/110m HH, 300m H -- finalists will be determined by place and time. In the case where there are more than 8 preliminary heats, 2 timed final heats will be run with the fastest qualifiers in the second heat. The order of prelims is: 100/110 Hurdles, 100, 400, 200, 300 Hurdles.
The 400M Relay, 800M, 1500M, 3000M and 1600M Relay will be timed finals run in heats. The fastest runners or teams, based on entry times, will be in the last heat. The slower heats of the 800M, 1500M and 3000M will be run earlier in the day. The cutlines for the heats will be posted on Centennial's website by 8:00 am, Wednesday April 19th.
Pole Vault - The girls pole vault will begin at 11:00am. The boys pole vault will follow. All vaulters will be weighed before competition starts. The vaulter's weight shall be at or below the manufacturer's pole rating. The pole rating must be visible on the pole in a one-inch contrasting color.
Increments for girls: 8-0, 8-6, 9-0, 9-6, and 3 inches thereafter
Increments for boys: 11-0, 11-6, 12-0, 12-6, 13-0, 13-6, and 3 inches thereafter
Increments are subject to change according to the weather
High Jump - The girls high jump will begin at 11:00am. The boys high jump will follow.
Increments for girls: 4-4, 4-6, 4-8, 4-10, 5-0, 5-2, and 1 inch thereafter
Increments for boys: 5-6, 5-8, 5-10, 6-0, 6-2 and 1 inch thereafter.
Increments are subject to change according to the weather
Long Jump and Triple Jump - Both boys and girls long jumps begin at 11:00am. The triple jump prelims will begin after the long jump finals are completed. The jumpers will jump in flights with three (3) preliminary jumps. The top nine (9) will be given three (3) final jumps starting with the lowest qualifier and jumping in rotation.
Discus, Shot Put and Javelin - The throwers will throw in flights with three (3) preliminary throws. The top nine (9) will be given three (3) final throws starting with the lowest qualifier and throwing in rotation. Note: the Javelin runway is an all-weather surface.