2012 INTERSCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS
FROM: ST. KITTS AND NEVIS AMATEUR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
INTERSCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS ORGANISING COMMITTEE
TO: PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS
RE: THE ANNUAL INTERSCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS
At the Silver Jubilee Athletic Stadium, 23rd March to 25th March, 2012
Following are the technical regulations for the 2012 Championships:
(a) Meet begins at 2:00pm on all days.
(b) Teams will be expected to arrive by 12:00 noon on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The competition will be held in three categories:
(a) Under 15 - As of 31st December, 2012 Students born 1998 and after
(b) Under 17 - As of 31st December, 2012 Students born 1996 and 1997
(c) Under 20 - As of 31st December, 2012 Students born 1993 to 1995
All categories - 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 4 x 100m, 4 x 400m, Shot Put, Javelin, Long Jump and High Jump.
Open- 3000m, and Triple Jump (this however excludes all Under 15)
Under 15 1200m and Heptathlon – Day 1 (80m, High Jump & Shot Put) Day 2 (60m Hurdles (0.762m – 6 Flights),
Long Jump, Throwing Ball and 1000m) – for ALL Field Events there will be 3 Trial per Athlete,
only one athlete per school can register.
Under 17 1500m, 100m Hurdles (0.762m), 300m Hurdles (0.762m - 7 flights) and Discus
Under 20 1500m, 100m Hurdles (0.840m), 400m Hurdles (0.762m), and Discus
All categories - 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 4 x 100m, 4 x 400m, Shot Put, Javelin, Long Jump and High Jump.
Open - 5000m.
Under 15 1200m and Heptathlon – Day 1 (80m, Shot Put & High Jump) Day 2 (80m Hurdles (0.840m – 8 Flights),
Throwing Ball, Long Jump and 1200m) – for ALL Field Events there will be 3 Trial per Athlete,
only one athlete per school can register.
Under 17 1500m, 100m Hurdles (0.914), 400m Hurdles (0.840m) Triple Jump and Discus
Under 20 1500m, 110m Hurdles (0.990m), 400m Hurdles (0.914m), Triple Jump, and Discus
For an event to take place and count there must be a minimum of four (4) athletes registered and at the start line and in relation to relays the minimum shall be three (3) teams.
(a) The competition will take place at the Silver Jubilee Athletic Stadium located on Bird Rock Road, Bird Rock, Basseterre. The stadium has a capacity of five thousand (5,000) persons and an Athlete stand with a 800 seat capacity.
The stadium is a new facility consisting of an eight (8) lane 400 meter track, two (2) Javelin area, two (2) Long and Triple Jump areas, two (2) Shot Put circle, one (1) Discus area, two (2) Pole Vault Pit and two (2) High Jump area; all laid by Mondo, under IAAF specifications.
Implements - Male Shots =6.000kg-U20, 5.000kg- U17 & 4.000kg- U15 & Heptathlon.
Female Shot = 4.000kg- U20 & U17, 3.000kg- U15 & Heptathlon
Male Javelin = 800g-U20, 700g-U17 & 600g- U15
Female Javelin = 600g.
Male Discus = 1.750kg-U20, 1.500kg-U17.
Female Discus = 1.000kg
(d) Change Rooms - A tent will be allocated to each team
(e) A Registration Office will be set up under a tent at the Call Room Area
(f) A call room will be set up under a tent on the northern side of the Stadium
(g) Markings for the Heptathlon Hurdles are as follows:
i. Start to 1st Hurdle 12m
ii. Between Hurdles 8m
iii. Last Hurdle to Finish Line 8m
i. Start to 1st Hurdle 13m
ii. Between Hurdles 8.50m
iii. Last Hurdle to Finish Line 7.50m
(a) Each Team is allowed to enter two (2) athletes per event and one team per relay.
(b) Athletes must wear the numbers provided.
(c) Athletes can compete in a maximum of Seven (7) events. This cap is Five (5) Individual events and
Two (2) Team events with the following options:
1. 3 track and 2 field events plus 2 relays
2. 2 track and 3 field events plus 2 relays.
3. 4 individual field events plus 2 relays, no track event.
(a) Registrations are done online at http://www.headcountreg.com/register/type/301
(b) (ALL REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE SIGN BY THE PRINCIPAL OF EACH SCHOOL AND STAMP WITH THE SCHOOL STAMP). A TECHNICAL MEETING is scheduled for Wednesday 21st March 2012 at the Athletics office, Dorest Village at 10:00 a.m. at which time final registration will be done and no changes will be allowed thereafter.
(c) During the meet, any changes made to the registration MUST BE INITIALIZED BY A RECOGNIZED TEAM OFFICIAL (the Manager, Assistant Manager or Coach). All scratches must be submitted to the Competition Secretary by 6:00p.m on the previous day’s session. Failure too comply will result in revisions not being reflected in the current day’s session.
(d) Athletes may not be substituted once a heat has been ran/closed i.e. an athlete who did not run or report for the heats cannot substitute for another (except for the relays)
(e) The names of the Team’s Manager, Assistant Manager and Coach must be included on the Registration Form.
(f) Final check-in will be done at the desk of the Call Room Referee at the Call Room.
7. TEAM OFFICIAL QUOTA
A maximum number of 11 officials will be allowed as follows:
NO. OF ATHLETES
NO. OF OFFICIALS
1 to 5
6 to 10
11 to 20
21 to 30
31 to 40
41 to 50
51 to 60
61 to 70
8. CALL ROOM:
(a) Athletes are required to report to the Call Room Referee’s desk for all events. Two (2) calls will be made for each TRACK EVENT.
1st Call: Thirty (30) minutes before each event athletes or officials must indicate that the athlete is present.
2nd Call: Fifteen (15) minutes before the event. This is a WARNING call. Athletes must report to the Chief Call Room Judge, to be escorted to the competition area.
FIELD EVENTS: Throws: Thirty (30) minutes before the event; Jumps: Forty Five (45) minutes before the event this is the first and only call. Athletes will be escorted to the competition area after this call. This is to enable athletes to mark their approach runs. An Official will be designated to transfer athletes who are competing in two events simultaneously.
9. CONDUCT OF TEAMS:
(a) Any encroachment onto the Staging area is prohibited and will be viewed as a serious offence. Coaches may accompany athletes to assist with the marking of the run for jumping events, but must leave thereafter before the commencement of the competition or when the Chief Judge so indicates.
(a) Events ran in lanes and in which there are more competitors than lanes will require heats to determine finalists. When there are more than eight and up to sixteen competitors there will be two (2) heats. If there are more than sixteen competitors there will be three heats.
(b) There will be eliminations in the Shot Put, Discus and Javelin Events if there are more than eight (8) competitors. Each athlete will be allowed three (3) trials to advance and three (3) trials in the final round. The top eight (8) ranked athletes will be eligible to compete in the final round.
(c) There will be eliminations in the Long Jump and Triple Jump events if there are more than eight (8) competitors. Each athlete will be allowed three (3) to advance and three (3) trials in the final round. The top eight (8) ranked athletes will be eligible to compete in the final round.
(d) The starting heights for the High Jump event are:
Under 15: 1.17m Under 15: 1.37m
Under 17: 1.27m Under 17: 1.47m
Under 20: 1.32m Under 20: 1.57m
Heptathlon 1.00m Heptathlon 1.20m
Incremental progression - five (5) centimeters for the first 4 heights, three (3) centimeters for the next 2 heights, then two (2) centimeters thereafter.
12. THE CHAMPIONSHIP & INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY CHAMPIONS:
(a) THE CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE DETERMINED BY MEDAL COUNT :
i. Total number of Gold Medals,
ii. If there is a tie the total number of Silver Medals will be considered,
iii. If the tie still remains then the number of Bronze Medals will be considered.
(b) INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY CHAMPIONS WILL BE DETERMINED BY POINTS GAINED FOR INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
POSITIONS: 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH 5TH 6TH 7TH 8TH
Points Awarded 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1
Points do not apply to Relays. ALL Finalists will receive points as shown above and at the same time the points will be used to rank the athletes.
(a) Medals will be awarded to the top three performers in each event.
(b) Trophies to the top and runner up performers in each category e.g., Under 15 Male, Under 20 Female, etc
(c) Trophies will be awarded to the top male and top female performers (i.e. Victor & Victress.
(d) Trophies to schools for:
I. Winner of the Best dressed team at the Parade of Athletes
II. Runner up to the Best dressed team at the Parade of Athletes
III. Winner Under 20 Category
IV. Winner Under 17 Category
V. Winner Under 15 Category
VI. Overall Champion
VII. Runner up Champion
(e) Cup of winning cheerleading squad.
14. RULES AND REGULATIONS:
(a) IAAF Rules and Regulations will govern the Competition, as far as possible and the CACAC age group combined events scoring tables will be used for the Heptathlon. The 100m, 200m, 400m, 4 x 100m and the first lap of the 4 x 400m will be run in lanes. Starting Blocks and the crouch start are compulsory for the 100m, 200m, 400m, 4 x 100m, 4 x 400m and the Hurdles events.
(b) All athletes must register and compete in their respective age category for the entire Championship.
(c) All 4 x 400m events will be time finals
March past is compulsory for all schools with a minimum of 20 Athletes. Teams in excess of 60 Athletes shall have at least 20 representatives.
Teams must turn out in appropriate uniform attire.
The Championship Trophy must be returned on Wednesday 21st March, 2012 at the Technical Meeting.
(a) Protests regarding the status of an athlete to participate must go to the referee before meetings. If settlement is not possible, the athlete will be allowed to compete under protest and the matter will be referred to the Organizing Committee.
(b) Protests concerning result or conduct are to be made within 30 minutes of announcement of result. Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is to record time of announcement.
(c) Protest must be made first to the appropriate Referee (orally) by the athlete or their representative.
(d) The Referee will consider ANY available evidence, which HE/SHE thinks necessary.
(e) In field events an athlete may make an immediate oral protest after a foul.
(f) Appeals are to be to the Referee in writing and signed by a responsible official on behalf of the athlete(s).
Ø Deposit of US$50.00 or EC$135.00 must accompany Appeal.
Ø Deposit WILL be forfeited if protest is not upheld
Ø (The Referee is to consider ALL available evidence and interview all those whom they consider necessary).
(g) The Referee may consider consulting, IF NECESSARY, all relevant persons, including Judge, if in doubt of any other available evidence.
Ø If such evidence is not conclusive, the decision of the Referee SHALL be upheld.
All Athletes must wear Wristbands. This is mandatory and must be worn on the individual’s wrist. At the same time, school colours or PE shirts shall be worn by all athletes not competing. Any Athlete or Official will be evicted if the rule is not adhered to.
Plan of Silver Jubilee Athletic Stadium
FRIDAY 23rd March 2012
1. 2:00 pm U15 (F) 80m Heptathlon
2. U17 (F) Javelin
3. 2:08 U15 (M) 80m Heptathlon
4. 2:30 U15 (F) High Jump Heptathlon
5. U17 (M) High Jump
6. 2:38 U15 (M) Shot Put Heptathlon
7. 2:40 U20 (F) Shot Put
8. 2:45 U15 (F) Long Jump
9. U15 (M) Long Jump
10. 3:30 U20 (F) 400m Heats
11. 3:45 U20 (M) 400m Heats
12. 4:00 U17 (F) 400m Heats
13. U17 (F) High Jump
14. 4:15 U17 (M) 400m Heats
15. 4:20 U20 (M) Shot Put
16. U17 (M) Javelin
17. U15 (M) High Jump Heptathlon
18. 4:30 U15 (F) 400m Heats
19. U15 (F) Shot Put Heptathlon
20. Open (F) Triple Jump
21. 4:45 U15 (M) 400m Heats
22. 5:00 4 x 100m (F) Heats U20
23. 5:10 4 x 100m (M) Heats U20
24. 5:20 4 x 100m (F) Heats U17
25. 5:30 4 x 100m (M) Heats U17
26. 5:40 4 x 100m (F) Heats U15
27. 5:50 4 x 100m (M) Heats U15
7:00 CHEERLEADING Competition
James “Mologo” Kelly:
(Technical Delegate & ATO)
Osdel ‘Scotty’ Hanley: Competition Director
& Competition Secretary
Elvis “Pepe” Isaac: Meeting Manager
Maritza Dias: Event Presentation Manager 1
Kim Collins: Event Presentation Manager 2
Craig McDowell: Horizontal Jumps Referee
Eunice Liburd: Throwing Referee
Bernice Morton: Vertical Jumps Referee
Crispin John: Track Referee
Denzil Pemberton Start Referee
Avril McKoy: Call Room Referee
Corneil Williams: Statistician/Competition
& Secretary/TIC Manager
Lester Hanley: Security
Glen Jeffers: President (SKNAAA) / TIC Room
Keith Heyliger: General Secretary & Score Board
Orville Maynard: Technical Manager 1
Robert Pemberton: Technical Manager 2
Eustace Richards: Chief Timer
Irvin Browne: Chief Horizontal Jumps Judge
Brian Morris: Chief Vertical Jumps Judge
Belville Smith: Chief Throwing Judge
Dalton Esdaille: Chief Umpire
Andrea Charles Chief Call Room Judge
Randolph Thomas: Chief Starter
Telbert Pyke: Chief Photo Finish Judge
Jeffrey Pedreaux: Runners
Desmond Frank: Start Coordinator
SATURDAY 24th March 2012
28. 2:00pm U20 (F) Long Jump
29. U20 (M) Long Jump
30. U15 (F) High Jump
31. U15 (M) High Jump
32. U20 (F) Discus
33. 2:30 U15 (F) 60m Hurdles Heptathlon
34. 2:40 U15 (M) 80m Hurdles Heptathlon
35. 3:00 U17 (M) Shot Put
36. U17 (F) Shot Put
37. U15 (M) Javelin – North Sector
38. 3:55 U15 (F) 200m Heats
39. 4:00 U15 (M) 200m Heats
40. U15 (F) Long Jump Heptathlon
41. 4:05 U17 (F) 200m Heats
42. 4:10 U17 (M) 200m Heats
43. U15 (M) Throwing Ball Heptathlon
44. 4:15 U20 (F) 200m Heats
45. 4:20 U20 (M) 200m Heats
46. 4:30 U17 (F) 300m Hurdles
47. U17 (M) Discus
48. U17 (M) Triple Jump
49. 4:40 U17 (M) 400m Hurdles
50. 4:50 U20 (F) 400m Hurdles
51. 5:00 U20 (M) 400m Hurdles
52. 5:10 U15 (F) 800m Finals
53. 5:20 U15 (M) 800m Finals
54. 5:30 U17 (F) 800m Finals
55. U15 (F) Throwing Ball Heptathlon
56. 5:40 U17 (M) 800m Finals
57. 5:45 U15 (M) Long Jump Heptathlon
58. 5:50 U20 (F) 800m Finals
59. 6:00 U20 (M) 800m Finals
60. 6:30 U20 (F) Javelin
61. 6:55 U15 (F) 200m Finals
62. 7:00 U15 (M) 200m Finals
63. 7:05 U17 (F) 200m Finals
64. 7:10 U17 (M) 200m Finals
65. 7:15 U20 (F) 200m Finals
66. 7:20 U20 (M) 200m Finals
67. 7:25 Open (F) 3000m Finals
68. 7:35 Open (M) 5000m Finals
69. 7:45 U15 (F) 1000m Heptathlon
70. 7:55 U15 (M) 1200m Heptathlon
71. 8:05 U15 (F) 4 x 400m Time Finals
72. 8:10 U15 (M) 4 x 400m Time Finals
73. 8:15 U17 (F) 4 x 400m Time Finals
74. 8:20 U17 (M) 4 x 400m Time Finals
75. 8:25 U20 (F) 4 x 400m Time Finals
76. 8:30 U20 (M) 4 x 400m Time Finals
SUNDAY 25th March 2012
77. 2:00pm U20 (M) Javelin
78. U17 (F) Long Jump
79. U17 (M) Long Jump
80. U20 (F) High Jump
81. U20 (M) High Jump
82. 3:00 U15 (M) Shot Put
83. U15 (F) Shot Put
84. 3:05 U17 (F) 100m Heats
85. 3:10 U17 (M) 100m Heats
86. 3:15 U15 (F) 100m Heats
87. 3:20 U15 (M) 100m Heats
88. 3:25 U20 (F) 100m Heats
89. 3:30 U20 (M) 100m Heats
90. 3:40 U20 (F) 400m Finals
91. 3:50 U15 (M) 400m Finals
92. 4:00 U17 (F) 400m Finals
93. 4:10 U17 (M) 400m Finals
94. 4:20 U20 (F) 400m Finals
95. 4:30 U20 (M) 400m Finals
96. 4:45 U17 (F) Discus
97. U15 (F) Javelin – North Sector
98. U20 (M) Triple Jump
99. U15 (F) 1200m Finals
100. 4:55 U15 (M) 1200m Finals
101. 5:05 U17 (F) 1500m Finals
102. 5:15 U17 (M) 1500m Finals
103. 5:25 U20 (F) 1500m Finals
104. 5:35 U20 (M) 1500m Finals
105. 5:45 U15 (F) 100m Finals
106. 5:50 U15 (M) 100m Finals
107. 5:55 U17 (F) 100m Finals
108. 6:00 U17 (M) 100m Finals
109. U20 (M) Discus
110. 6:05 U20 (F) 100m Finals
111. 6:10 U20 (M) 100m Finals
112. 6:15 100m Exhibition
113. 6:25 U17 (F) 100m Hurdles
114. 6:35 U17 (M) 100m Hurdles
115. 6:45 U20 (F) 100m Hurdles
116. 6:55 U20 (M) 110m Hurdles
117. 7:05 U15 (F) 4 x 100m Finals
118. 7:15 U15 (M) 4 x 100m Finals
119. 7:25 U17 (F) 4 x 100m Finals
120. 7:35 U17 (M) 4 x 100m Finals
121. 7:45 U20 (F) 4 x 100m Finals
122. 7:55 U20 (M) 4 x 100m Finals
8:10 CLOSING Ceremony