Meet Information

About The Track

Conveniently located near the intersection of I-580 and I-680, Foothill High School features an all-weather 8 lane track with rail and two sand pits, high jump pit, pole vault pit, 3 shot put rings and discus ring.  The track also features an automatic FinishLynx timing system and a state of the art video screen that will feature full results immediately after each race.

Online Entry Instructions 

Entries will open on Athletic.net on February 1st, 2017 and will close Wednesday, March 22 at 11:59 PM. 

All event entries will require a time/mark for seeding purposes.  Please use times/marks from the 2016 or 2017 seasons or your best estimate for entries.  Heats will be seeded from slowest to fastest.

Entry Fees

$12 per relay or field team. $450/school MAX.

Please make checks payable to Foothill Track and Field and mail to

Bay Area Relays - Foothill High School
Meet Director Shannon Sos
4375 Foothill Rd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Teams and entry fees will be posted March 24th, 2016.

General admission: $5.00 for all spectators, children 10 and under free.

Packet Pick-Up

Team packets will be available at the stadium ticket booth upon team arrival and will only be given to a coach from your team.  Please be prepared to submit your entry fees at this time if you have not mailed your fee already.  If you have any questions or problems please email Shannon Sos at ssos@pleasantonusd.net.

Event Entries

The meet will be run with Frosh-Soph and Varsity divisions in both genders.  In all running events, schools will be allowed to enter a maximum of three (3) teams per gender per event.  In all field events (except pole vault), schools will be allowed to enter one team with a maximum of four (4) athletes per gender per event.  In pole vault, schools will be allowed two (2) athletes per gender per event. All entries will be done online at www.athletic.net.

Event Mechanics

All races requiring multiple heats will be seeded slowest to fastest.

4 x 800m Relay: 1 turn stagger, first runner one turn in lane or alley
4 x 200m Relay: 4 turn stagger, all runners stay in their lanes (new 2017)
4 x 110m and 4 x 100m Shuttle Hurdle Relay: Both directions staggered for same race distance (1st hurdle in each direction set at correct mark, etc).
1600m Sprint Medley: 200m-200m-400m-800m, first 2 athletes (200m-200m) will be in lanes, 3rd runner breaks for rail after finish line
4 x 1600m Relay: First runner one turn in alley

Long Jump/Triple Jump: Athletes will receive 4 attempts for measurements.  No finals; teams will be ranked by adding best mark from each athlete on a team.

Shot Put/Discus: Athletes will receive 4 attempts for measurements.  No finals; teams will be ranked by adding best mark from each athlete on a team.

High Jump: Athletes will receive up to 3 consecutive misses.  Low To High, "5 Alive" format.  No finals; teams will be ranked by adding best mark from each athlete on a team.  Opening height will be based on athletes entered in meet. 

Pole Vault: Athletes will receive up to 3 consecutive misses.  Low To High, "5 Alive" format.  No finals; teams will be ranked by adding best mark from each athlete on a team. Opening height will be based on athletes entered in meet. Each school is allowed two entries per division per gender. (new 2017)

Awards

T-shirts will be awarded to the team with the fastest time in each running event. The top team relay in the field events (top 3 marks added together for each school) will receive t-shirts.

Custom engraved batons will be awarded to the school (1 for each gender) with the top team score in all of the events.  Scoring for each event will be as follows:

1st - 10 points
2nd - 8 points
3rd - 6 points
4th - 5 points
5th - 4 points
6th - 3 points
7th - 2 points
8th - 1 point