New Balance Collegiate Invitational
Friday - February 3, 2012
begins at 11:00 AM
Saturday - February 4, 2012
begins at 9:00 AM
New York, NY 10032
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|Level:||High School | College | Open | Other|
|Results:||Results Included Below ↓|
|Overview:||Now 11 years old, the New Balance Collegiate Invitational has simply become the biggest and best college indoor meet in the nation with powerhouse teams from across the nation making the trip to The Armory. This is an invitational event with an eye on both regional and national interests.|
College of Charleston
Essex CC (NJ)
North Carolina A&T
So. Connecticut State
South Carolina State
St. Francis (Pa)
St. Thomas Aquinas
William & Mary
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Adult $20 per day
Student $10 per day
Reserved $25 per day
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Preliminary Time Schedule
Friday, February 3
|10:25 am||CW||Eastern 3k run||CO||11 am||CW||Shot put||CH|
|11:02 am||CM||Eastern 3k run||CO||11:05 am||CW||Long jump||CO|
|11:23 am||CW||60m hurdles (heats)||CO||11:40 am||CM||Long jump||CO|
|11:40 am||CM||60m hurdles (heats)||CO||11:45 am||CW||Pole vault||CO|
|11:53 am||CW||60m dash (heats)||CO||1:10 pm||CW||High jump||CO|
|12:13 pm||CM||60m dash (heats)||CO||1:15 pm||CM||High jump||CO|
|12:30 pm||CW||400m dash (heats)||CO||3:15 pm||CM||Shot put||CH|
|1:05 pm||CM||400m dash (heats)||CO||4:40 pm||CW||Long jump||CH|
|1:30 pm||CW||200m dash (heats)||CO||4:45 pm||CM||Long jump||CH|
|2:05 pm||CM||200m dash (heats)||CO||5:15 pm||CW||Pole vault||CH|
|2:30 pm||CW||5k run||CH||7:30 pm||JrG||Weight throw||F|
|2:50 pm||CM||5k run||CH|
|3:10 pm||CW||500m dash||CO|
|3:30 pm||CM||500m dash||CO|
|3:46 pm||CW||1,000m run||CH|
|3:58 pm||CM||1,000m run||CH|
|4:10 pm||CW||400m dash (heats)||CH|
|4:28 pm||CM||400m dash (heats)||CH|
|4:45 pm||CM||60m hurdles (heats)||CH|
|5 pm||CW||60m hurdles (heats)||CH|
|5:20 pm||CM||60m dash (heats)||CH|
|5:37 pm||CW||60m dash (heats)||CH|
|5:55 pm||CM||Distance medley relay||CH|
|6:10 pm||JrG||1,000m run||F|
|6:16 pm||HSG||4x400m relay||F|
|6:22 pm||CW||Distance medley relay||CH|
|6:42 pm||JrB||1,000m run||F|
|6:48 pm||HSB||4x400m relay||F|
|6:58 pm||CW||60m hurdles||Cons|
|7:02 pm||CW||60m hurdles||F|
|7:07 pm||CW||500m dash||CH|
|7:17 pm||OW||1,500m run||F|
|7:25 pm||CM||60m hurdles||Cons|
|7:29 pm||CM||60m hurdles||F|
|7:34 pm||OM||800m run||F|
|7:39 pm||CW||60m dash||Cons|
|7:43 pm||CM||60m dash||Cons|
|7:47 pm||CM||500m dash||CH|
|7:57 pm||CW||60m dash||F|
|8:01 pm||CM||60m dash||F|
|8:05 pm||CW||Distance medley relay||CO|
|8:17 pm||CM||Distance medley relay||CO|
Saturday, February 4
|8:30 am||CW||4x800||CO||9:15 am||CW||Weight throw||CH|
|8:45 am||CM||4x800||CO||9:20 am||CW||Eastern high jump||CO|
|9 am||CW||5k run||CO||9:25 am||CM||Eastern high jump||CO|
|9:37 am||CM||5k run||CO||9:30 am||CW||Triple jump||CO|
|9:55 am||CW||3k run||CO||9:32 am||CM||Pole vault||CO|
|10:17 am||CM||3k run||CO||9:50 am||CM||Triple jump||CO|
|10:37 am||CW||Mile run||CO||1:10 pm||CW||High jump||CH|
|10:59 am||CM||Mile run||CO||1:15||CM||Weight throw||CH|
|11:22 am||CW||200m dash (heats)||CH||2:15 pm||CW||Triple jump||CH|
|11:48 am||CW||800m run||CO||2:20 pm||CM||Triple jump||CH|
|12:08 pm||CM||200m dash (heats)||CH||3 pm||CM||Pole vault||CH|
|12:28 pm||CM||800m run||CO||3:15 pm||CM||High jump||CH|
|12:45 pm||Opening Ceremony||4:30 pm||JrB||Weight throw||F|
|1:07 pm||CW||4x400m relay||CO|
|1:27 pm||CM||4x400m relay||CO|
|1:37 pm||CM||3k run||CH|
|1:47 pm||CW||200m dash||Cons|
|1:50 pm||CW||200m dash||CH|
|2 pm||CM||200m dash||Cons|
|2:02 pm||CM||200m dash||CH|
|2:12 pm||HSG||4x800m relay||F|
|2:24 pm||CW||4x200m relay||CH|
|2:35 pm||JrG||300m dash||CH|
|2:38 pm||CM||4x200m relay||CH|
|2:46 pm||CW||3k run||CH|
|2:58 pm||HSB||4x800m relay||F|
|3:09 pm||JrB||600m dash||F|
|3:14 pm||CW||800m run||CH|
|3:22 pm||JrG||600m dash||F|
|3:27 pm||CM||800m run||CH|
|3:37 pm||CW||Pa 4x400m relay||F|
|3:43 pm||CM||Pa 4x400m relay||F|
|3:49 pm||CW||NY 4x400m relay||F|
|4:02 pm||CM||NY 4x400m relay||F|
|4:17 pm||CW||400m dash||Cons|
|4:20 pm||CW||400m dash||CH|
|4:28 pm||CM||400m dash||Cons|
|4:31 pm||CM||400m dash||CH|
|4:39 pm||OW||800m run||F|
|4:44 pm||CW||4x800m relay||CH|
|4:56 pm||OM||Mile run||F|
|5:02 pm||CM||4x800m relay||CH|
|5:12 pm||HSG||4x200m relay||F|
|5:16 pm||HSB||4x200m relay||F|
|5:20 pm||CW||Mile run||CH|
|5:27 pm||CM||Mile run||CH|
|5:33 pm||CW||4x400m relay||CH|
|5:43 pm||CM||4x400m relay||CH|
|6:00 pm||Closing Ceremonies|
|HSG||High school girls|
|HSB||High school boys|
|Standard||Max. #||Standard||Max. #|
|High jump||5-5 (1.65)||48||6-6 (1.98)||48|
|Pole vault||11-6 (3.50)||48||15-7 (4.75)||48|
|Long jump||17-6 (5.34)||96||22-5 (6.83)||75|
|Triple jump||37-6 (11.43)||72||45-7 (13.89)||60|
|Shot put||40-2 1/4 (12.25)||60||50-0 (15.24)||60|
|Weight throw||49-2 1/2 (15.00)||42||52-0 (15.85)||36|
Maximum of 4 competitors per event per team
Estimated performance; seeding preference to 2011-12 indoor marks.
1. Rules of CompetitionCompetition will be governed by the active editions of:
|Colleges||The NCAA Track and Field/Cross Country Men’s and Women’s Rules, with exception as needed by meet management|
|Open and Junior Divisions||The USA Track and Field Competition Rules|
|High School||The Official National Federation Track & Field and Cross Country Rules Book|
The meet referee is Anne Rothenberg, of Exeter, R.I.
Appeals must be made within 15 minutes of the posting of a result and should be filed at the protest table. A fee of $50 must accompany an appeal.
2. Competition Sites
The Armory track is a 200-meter banked six-lane Mondo track. The lanes are 36 inches wide. The horizontal jumps are contested in two parallel pits. The women's runway is 53 meters (173 feet) in length. The men's runway is 54 meters (178 feet) in length. The pole vault runway is 45 meters (147 feet) in length. The runways are Mondo. The high jump is contested at both ends of the infield; two high jumps can be conducted simultaneously. The Mondo straightaway is eight lanes and 60 meters. The lanes are 48 inches wide.
In the weight throw, only bag weights can be used. A wooden throwing circle is used.
There is warm-up space on the second and third floors of the Armory. Spikes must be one-quarter inch. Only starting blocks supplied by the Armory may be used.
Vaulting poles can be shipped: c/o Mr. Bassett Thompson, Director of Track & Field, New Balance T&F Center, 216 Fort Washington Ave., NYC 10032. Please also notify Mr. Thompson in advance by phone (212-923-1803 x11). Poles will be stored securely until your arrival.
For seeding purposes, lane priorities are:
In the 200, 400, 500, 4x200 and 4x400, lane priority is 5-6-4-3-2-1. On the straightaway, it is 4-5-3-6-2-7-1-8.
In the 200 meters, all lanes will be used in the preliminaries, lanes 3 through 6 in the final. The Championship final will be three sections of four runners each; the fastest section will run last. All six lanes will be used in the College consolation final.
In the 400 meters, all lanes will be used in the preliminaries, 2 through 6 in the final. The Championship final will be two sections of five runners each, the faster section last. All six lanes will be used in the College consolation final.
College entries are submitted online, via DirectAthletics.com. Entries open Dec. 1, 2011. Entries close at 4 pm EST Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. Include the names of all relay team members. Most events will be seeded on Tuesday, Jan. 24.
Entry standards are available here. Satisfaction of an entry standard does not guarantee acceptance to the meet; all possible efforts are made to admit as many athletes as the time schedule will permit. The limit on the number of positions available in each event is listed on the Entry Standards form.
Teams are limited to four athletes per event. Coaches should submit an athlete's estimated performance on the day of competition. Preference for acceptance and seeding will be given to (1) performances from the current indoor season, (2) from the 2011 indoor season, (3) from the 2011 outdoor season and (4) from previous seasons.
Most heat and section assignments will be posted on the Armory website by 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. The names of all athletes accepted in individual events will also be posted at that time.
Scratches and performance updates should be submittedby fax (212-923-1645). Submit scratches and updates no later than Monday, Jan. 30.
Open athletes can enter — via DirectAthletics.com — starting Dec. 1, 2011. Entry deadline for Open athletes is at 4 pm EST Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. Open athletes must pay their entry fee online prior to the close of entries in order to be accepted into the meet. Athletes who wish to be considered for inclusion in the Open events must contact the event coordinator, Mr. Bob Rothenberg (401-294-9946), no later than Monday, Jan. 23.
High school and Juniors entries will be done on DirectAthletics. These entries will close at 5 pm EST Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. To secure the password for this entry, contact the event director, Mr. Dan Doherty. All high school and Juniors entry fees must be paid online prior to the close of entries. School purchase orders will not be accepted.
5. Entry fees
|College teams||$475 per sex, or $40 per athlete per event and/or $50 per relay team|
|Open athletes||$40 per individual event, $50 per relay team|
|High school, Juniors||$30 per relay team, $25 per individual event|
- One athlete in 2 events = $80
- Four athletes on one relay team, one of those athletes in an individual event = $90
- 27 female athletes in 45 individual events and 4 relay races = $475
Checks should be made out to The Armory Foundation. If mailed, they should be sent to Jack Pfeifer, Meet Director, Armory Foundation, 216 Fort Washington Ave., New York, NY 10032.
Entry fees are based on entry, not competition, in the meet. Entry fees will be calculated on the number of entries at the time of the official close of entries. Team packets and competitor numbers will be issued only to teams that have (1) paid their entry fee in full, or (2) presented a satisfactory school purchaseorder. Teams that have not paid entry fees from previous years will not be allowed to participate.
Late entries —After the official close of entries, additional College and Open entries may be accepted, on a limited basis. The entry fee for such late entries is $60 per athlete per event and/or $75 per relay team. This is a required fee, regardless of the number of entries per team.
6. DivisionsThe college competition is conducted in a single division. In some events a seeded section will be held and called Championship, while the remaining competitors will compete in College.
7. Team scoring
Events are scored 10 points for first place, 8 for second, 6 for third, 5 for fourth, 4 for fifth, 3 for sixth, 2 for seventh and 1 for eighth. There is separate scoring for each sex. Trophies are awarded to the top four teams for each sex. All events are scored.
In those events with various heats or flights, all competitors are eligible to place and score, with the exception of the high jump and pole vault, where only the Championship sections will be scored. In the 60 dash, 60 hurdles, 200 and 400, an athlete must qualify for the Championship final to score. In all other events, all performances will be used to determine the scorers.
Teams are limited to four scorers per event. Open athletes are omitted from the scoring.
8. Open Events
The women’s 800- and 1,500-meter runs and the men’s 800 and mile will be contested. Participation is by invitation only. In addition, elite-level Open competitors will be accepted in field events only on a limited basis, upon request. The chairman for these events is Mr. Bob Rothenberg, of Exeter, R.I. (401-294-9946, firstname.lastname@example.org). To be considered for any of these events and to secure an invitation, contact Mr. Rothenberg no later than Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
If an Open athlete qualifies for a field-event final, sufficient collegians will be advanced to assure nine college athletes in that final.
9. High school & Junior events
In the high school 4x200 and 4x400, there will be six teams per sex. In the 4x800, the fields will be limited to 12 teams.
The Junior boys' and girls' 1,000-meter runs will be limited to eight competitors each. The Junior boys' and girls' 600-meter runs will be limited to six competitors each, the boys' and girls' weight throws to eight competitors each. In the Junior boys' weight throw, competitors will use the 25-pound implement; the girls will use the 20-pound implement. These events will be administered under USATF rules. Athletes in these events will not be permitted to wear school uniforms.
The director of these events is Mr. Dan Doherty, of Pearl River, N.Y. (845-596-3625, email@example.com). Participation in these events is by invitation only.
The lists of accepted teams and individuals will be posted Friday morning, Jan. 27, 2012.
10. College events
60m dash and 60m hurdles — All eight lanes will be used in the preliminaries. The dash fields will be limited to 64 men and 64 women in the Championship division, 64 men and 96 women in the College division. The hurdle fields will be limited to 48 men and 64 women in each division. Lane assignments in the preliminary round will be random. Heat assignments will be seeded. The fastest eight finishers in the preliminaries of both divisions combined will advance to the Championship final. The next-fastest eight finishers will advance to the Consolation final. For the purposes of team scoring, only those competitors in the Championship final can score. Athletes who withdraw from Championship finals will not be replaced.
200m dash — All lanes will be used in the preliminary round, although Lane 1 will be avoided whenever possible. Blocks will be permitted in the preliminaries. The fastest 12 finishers in all preliminaries will advance to the Championship final, which will be conducted in three sections of four runners each. Heat I of the final will be comprised of the slowest four qualifiers, Heat II the next four fastest and Heat III the fastest four. Final places will be determined by comparing times. Lanes 1 and 2 will not be used in the Championship final. The next-fastest six finishers from the College qualifying heats will advance to the College consolation final. Only those competitors in the Championship final can score. Assignments and lanes in the heats and finals will be seeded. The fields will be limited to 50 men and 60 women in the Championship division, 60 men and 96 women in the College division. All competitors will be eligible for the Championship final. Athletes who withdraw from Championship finals will not be replaced.
400m dash — The fastest 10 finishers in the preliminaries will advance to the Championship final, which will be conducted in two sections of five runners each. Heat I of the final will be comprised of the slowest five qualifiers, Heat II the fastest five. Final places will be determined by comparing times. Lane 1 will not be used in the finals. Assignments and lanes in the heats and finals will be seeded. Lane 1 will be avoided whenever possible in the prelims. The fields will be limited to 70 men and 60 women in the Championship division, 72 of each sex in the College division. Blocks will be permitted in the Championship division. All competitors are eligible for the Championship final. The next-fastest six finishers from the College qualifying heats will advance to the College consolation final. Only those competitors in the Championship final can score. Athletes who withdraw from Championship finals will not be replaced.
500m dash — Fields will be limited to 66 men and 58 women. Blocks will be permitted in the Championship division. In the Championship division, three sections will be run. A three-turn stagger will be used.
800m, 1000m, mile, 3000m, 5000m runs — The competition will be conducted using timed sections. Where there are consecutive heats, the fastest runners will run last. The size of the fields will be limited to: 800 – 92 women, 110 men; 1,000 – 36 women, 40 men; mile – 75 women, 73 men; 3,000 – 60 of each sex; 5000 – 60 women, 40 men.
4 x 200m relay — No qualifying times are necessary. A limited number of timed sections will be contested.
4 x 400m relay — No qualifying times are necessary. Teams from Pennsylvania and New York will be placed in the appropriate state races, to be contested Saturday afternoon. If a team from one of those states is among the leading entrants, they will be entered in the Championship division if that is their desire. A team must compete in the state race to be eligible for the award for that event.
4 x 800m relay — The fields will be limited to 14 women's teams and 12 men's.
Distance medley – The fields will be limited to 32 teams per sex. No B relay teams are permitted in any relay event. The championship heats will be limited to 12 teams. Club teams will not be permitted in the Championship division.
Field events – The order of competition will be seeded, with the best entrants competing in the final flight. Finalists will compete in reverse order of their standing after the preliminaries. Nine collegians will advance to each final. All attempts will be measured. Distances will be measured and recorded in meters but will be announced in feet and inches. The limits of the fields are:
11. Check-inAthletes in running events must check in at the clerks’ table no less than 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start of their event. Hip numbers will be issued at that time. Athletes in field events should check in to the head official of their specific event at the competition site, no less than 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start of their event. It is the prerogative of meet management to scratch a competitor who does not meet these deadlines. No public-address check-in calls will be made. The meet will not be allowed to run more than five minutes ahead of schedule.
Trophies are awarded to the top four teams for each sex. These awards will be made on the infield immediately following the final event. Coaches and team members are asked to stay for the ceremonies. Trophies will be awarded to the Outstanding Competitors, one chosen for each sex, in the college competition. The Dr. Philip Edwards Award is presented to the outstanding male competitor, the Evelyn Lawler Award to the outstanding female competitor. The St. Lawrence Spirit Award will be presented annually to a school that has shown outstanding enthusiasm for the competition in previous years.
Plaques are awarded to the winners of the high school and Juniors events. Medals are awarded to all four members of the first three finishers of those relay races and to the first three finishers of the individual events.
Plaques are awarded to the winning Pennsylvania and New York 4x400s.
Teams will be issued two coaches' passes per sex. A team with 15 or more competitors, for either sex, will be issued a third coach’s pass upon request. An additional trainer’s pass will be issued upon request, per sex if so requested. If additional passes are needed, they may be purchased for one-half of the Adult general-admission price. A team with a single relay team or one or two individuals will receive one coach’s pass. Athletes must wear their competitor numbers to be admitted.
Coaches may sit in the stands along the backstretch of the track. Athletes can be in that area for consultation with their coaches but cannot use that area as permanent seating.
The northeast corner of the third floor of the Armory is reserved for team training tables. Trainers may not set up in any other area.
Team packets may be picked up at the headquarters hotel, the New York Hilton, on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 2 to 10 pm, or at the Armory beginning at 9 am on Friday, Feb. 3, and beginning at 7:45 am on Saturday, Feb. 4. The hotel is located at 6th Avenue and 54th Street.
14. TicketsTickets will be available in advance online, and at the gate.
|Reserved||$25 per day, $45 for two-day plan|
|General Admission||$20 for adults, $10 for students|
Student-athletes and coaches may sit in the General Admission sections.
15. Implement weigh-inFriday, Feb. 3, beginning at 9:30 am for women and at 1:45 pm for men, and on Saturday, Feb. 4, beginning at 8 am.
16. PracticeThe Armory will be open for practice on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 9 am to 2:30 pm and from 6 to 9:30 pm. The Armory will open at 9 am on Friday, Feb. 3, and at 7:45 am on Saturday, Feb. 4.
17. HousingThe New York Hilton, located at 54th Street and 6th Avenue, is the official host hotel. A limited number of rooms have been set aside at the Hilton and at two adjacent hotels for participating teams. To arrange housing and to secure the special meet room rates, contact our housing agent, Total Travel, c/o Ellie Dayton or Arnie Ginsberg (516-222-9229, 800-353-5550).
18. FoodIt is against Armory policy to bring food or beverages into the building. A full-service concession stand on the fourth floor and the Armory Café on the third floor will be open throughout the meet.
|Meet Director||Jack Pfeifer||212-923-1803, ext 26
|Director of Open Events||Bob Rothenberg||401-294-9946
|Director of H.S. & Juniors Events||Dan Doherty||845-596-3625
|Press Steward||Mike Rauh||718-885-2079
|Chief of Officials||Adam Sanford||718-614-2048
|Meet Referee||Anne Rothenberg||Exeter, R.I|
|Official Scorer||Jim Spier||Chapel Hill, N.C.|
|Website Oversight||Brett Hooverfirstname.lastname@example.org|
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