May 17- Marion County Middle School Track and Field Championships

Welcome to your home page for you, your athletes, parents and fans for your 2014 Marion County Track and Field Championships!!!!  CHECK THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES.  They will be posted here as become available.

Page Updated May 11-please read below for the updates and all information

Relay assignments emailed to each school on May 12

Final Rosters emailed to each school on May 12

Update on procedures updated on May 11 and sent in email on May 12. Read carefully
   Each athlete has a bib number.  There are 411 athletes in computer.
    Distance Runners need four safety pins and wear their bib with all four safety pins on upper chest level.
    All other runners/jumpers can use two safety pins to secure their bib.
    Relay assignments: if your school chooses not to do a relay, let us know ASAP. If two schools opt out of relays, they can be re seeded and only one heat of each.  Once the events begins, it is not quite as easy but still can be done.
    All athletes will be clerked and entered into the computer by their bib number.  In the 100, 200, 400 meters, please tell your athletes which 'heat they enter'.  Put your faster runner in the second heat.  If all school have two runners per sprint, there will be three heats and we will rotate lanes.  
    Field Event Sheets are done. There are two flights in the following: long jump and shot put.  Each school has one competitor per flight. PUT your better jumper/thrower in the SECOND flight. High Jump just will sign in at the event.
    Reminder the mile(1600 Meters) will be run during the field events.  There will be two heats of the girls' mile and two heats of the boys'mile. Use the times below to determine the heat your athlete runs.  The second heat will be the faster heat.  If the numbers are low in the faster heat, obviously, more can go in the fast heat.  The key is no lapping of runners unless no choice.   
Break points for 1600 meters (milers)
Boys' mile= 6:25 down and 6:26 up
Girls' mile = 6:45 down and 6:46 up
    All other running events will begin after field events are completed- subject to altering.
Coaches please provide a coach for the following events…

Belleview Middle School/ Dunnellon Middle School – Girls High Jump

Fort King Middle School/ Fort McCoy Middle School – Boys High Jump

Horizon Middle School/ Howard Middle School- Girls Long Jump

Lake Weir Middle School/ Liberty Middle School – Boys Long Jump

North Marion Middle School/ Osceola Middle School – Boys and girls Shot

Date:   May 17, 2014
Where:   West Port High School
Coaches' Meeting:   8:00
Meet Begins:   8:30 with field events
1600 Meters: Girls 8:45, Boys to Follow  (there will be two heats of each- times below for the break points)
All other unning events: will not start until field events have concluded  
Meet Directors:   Mr. McPadden, Reggie Rocker
Entry Fee for spectators/parents: $2.00 for adults, $1.00 for students

Concession stand available

Order of events:
Shot put, long jump, high jump
1600 Meters-3 per event
800 Meters- 4 per event
400 Meters
200 Meters
100 Meters
4 x 400 Relay
4 x 200 Relay
4 x 100 Relay
On the running, it will be girls followed by boys.

Break points for 1600 meters (milers)
Boys' mile= 6:25 down and 6:26 up
Girls' mile = 6:45 down and 6:46 up

Process for scoring:
All participants will have bibs and report to their event with the bib number assigned to their name. 
Relays will declare on entry form if that school is participating in specific relays by a simple yes or no.  Relays will be assigned lanes before the meet. JUST NEED if you are doing a relay or not.

Emailed via a template through Mr. McPadden to Athletics' Scoring Providers
Two athletes per event for most; see above for those that are different; one relay per school
An athlete may do one running, one field, one relay. MAXIMUM of 3 events for one athlete.
Schools may enter one relay.

Will be an excel file.  You will receive the preliminary form no later than April 15.  
You will type in school name once.  Instructions will be given when template is sent.  


Attached at the bottom of this page is the excel file for this event, also.
Athletes  will be assigned a bib number and must wear bib with four safety pins on front of shirt, chest high and must be visible for officials to see.

Heat Sheets for relays and rosters of athletes will be posted on this page before meet.  Scheduled to be posted no later than 7 p.m., Saturday, May 10.

Deadline for entries:  Friday, May 9, noon.; emailed to and Cc to Mr. McPadden and Mr. Rocker

Field Event Flights:
There will be two flights for shot put and long jump.
Each school will have one participant per flight.
High jump will be one continous flight.
Participating Teams:

Belleview Middle School

Dunnellon Middle School

Fort King Middle School

Fort McCoy Middle School

Horizon Middle School

Howard Middle School

Lake Weir Middle School

Liberty Middle School

North Marion Middle School

Osceola Middle School

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This site will be updated as we are notified. Let your parents and fans know.  Once athletes are all entered, we will post here rosters, etc.

Thanks... See you on the 17th...
Freddie Bullock,
May 2, 2014, 7:06 AM