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General meet information and Follow the Tigers!!!!!!

For an alternative route to Friday's meet, take I-75 north to exit 145, which is Route 235. Turn left and go to the stop sign and turn right on Rd. 313. This road will come into the south side of Findlay and turn into Lima Ave. Follow until it you reach S. Main St. Turn left and follow Main until you reach the Malcolm Center. 


Admission Fee – Admission will be charged except for coaches and athletes. Admission prices are $2.00

for adults and $1.00 for children; 10 & under are free.


Concession Stand – The concession stand will be open throughout the competition.


Directions – The University of Findlay is located just off Interstate-75 at exit #159 in Findlay, Ohio. Off

the exit ramp, follow 224 East approximately 1.2 miles. Turn right onto Main Street. The Koehler

Complex is on the right in two blocks, just past the University Bookstore. Limited parking is available in

the lots in front and behind the building; signs will be posted for additional parking areas. Buses may

drop off athletes in the front drive and then park in designated areas. Do not park in the lot behind the

church located to the south of the Koehler Complex – vehicles parking in that lot are subject to towing –

please pass this information on to any parents or spectators attending the meet.


Meet Day Check-In – Coaches must check-in immediately upon arrival in the main lobby of the

building. Coaches will receive an entry list detailing each athlete and relay entry as is currently entered

into our computer system. It is the coach’s responsibility to double-check this entry list and report any

mistakes! Instructions will be given for making corrections, scratches and/or substitutions.


Time Schedule – A tentative time schedule is posted on our website. A revised time schedule, based on

entries, will be posted on our website the day prior to the meet and will be made available on meet day.

We will still roll ahead of this final time schedule if possible.


Flight and Heat Sheets – Flight and heat sheets will be posted on the bulletin boards outside the track

area in the hallway past the restrooms and training room. Field event flights will be posted

approximately 60 minutes prior to the start of the field events. Heat sheets for running events will be

posted approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the first running event. Flights and heats may be condensed during the course of the meet – please inform your athletes!


Warm-Up – Warm-up is permitted on the track as long as it does not interfere with any events in

progress. Athlete warm-up is not permitted in the finish line area once running events start. Crossing the

finish line may block the view of the camera; therefore, athletes and coaches are not permitted in the

vicinity of the finish line area while races are in progress. Please note that the 200m and the first lap of

the 400m are run entirely in lanes. Athletes should use lanes 4, 5, & 6 during multiple lap races.


Athlete Check-In – Athletes competing in field events should check-in with the meet official at the event

site at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the event. All athletes competing in running events must

check-in at the hip number table near the 55-meter start line approximately 20 minutes prior to the

projected start of their event. We follow a rolling time schedule; therefore, the time schedule contains

tentative start times. First call, second call, etc. announcements will not be made – it is the athlete’s

responsibility to check-in on time. The clerks will then “stage” competitors into the correct heat

approximately 5 minutes prior to the start of each race— this will take place near the 55m starting line.

The clerk will then walk each heat to the starting line. It is imperative that athletes remain in the vicinity

of the staging area so that they do not miss their race.


Implement Weight-In – Weigh-ins will be held if a record is broken. Shot puts must be for indoor use



Long & Triple Jump and Shot Put & Weight Throw Flights – If there are four or more flights, the top

16-18 seeds will be placed in the first two flights and receive three attempts; the top 8 from these two

flights will advance to a final immediately after. The remaining competitors will receive 3 attempts; any

competitor achieving a mark that would have made the final will receive 3 additional attempts.


Pole Vault – If there are a large number of entrants, the PV will be split in 2 sections – the first section

will consist of the top seeded vaulters; the remaining vaulters will compete in the second section

immediately after.


Starting Heights – Girls HJ: 4’2”; increments of 2” Boys PV: 9’0”; increments of 6” Boys HJ: 5’4”;

increments of 2” Girls PV: 7’0”; increments of 6”


Results – Results will be posted on the bulletin boards in the outside hallway as soon as possible after

the conclusion of each event. Complete results will also be posted on our website.


Live Results – http://www.finishtimingresults.com/2018/01-19-FIN


Food Inside Track Area – Food and drink (except water) are not permitted inside the track area. The

classroom across from the track entrance is reserved for teams to place any food and coolers.


Training Room – The training room will be staffed and available throughout the competition. A certified

athletic trainer and student athletic trainers will be on site to provide ice, water and any emergency

medical attention that may be needed. Please bring your own athletic tape.

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