Meet - USATF Georgia Association Junior Olympic Area A Preliminary - June 4, 2022

Hosted by USATF Georgia

    • Location: Villa Rica High School, 600 Rocky Branch Rd, Villa Rica, GA 30180

    • Google maps link

See also

    • Track splits - a useful chart for those who wish to monitor their pace

Notes

  • Requirement: USATF age-verified membership

  • Age verification document deadline is 5 business days before the meet entry deadline. It takes time to get age verified, do not wait!

    • Alpha Crush meet entry deadline Tuesday, May 31st, 8:00 pm.

    • Advancement - Top 20 places from each Area plus the next 20 fastest times (all areas combined) will advance to the Association Championships.

      • If the event is not contested, you will auto-advance directly to the Association Championship.

      • If you do not compete in the Area A Preliminary meet you cannot advance to the Association Championships.

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Information from USATF Georgia

  • Preliminary Meets - General Information [View]

  • Area A Preliminary - Information and Schedule [View]

    • Order of events on track

    • Field event schedule

Estimated Event Starting Times

Coach Matthew's estimates based on number of entries and time it takes to complete a race

Estimated Starting Times [Download] [View]

Events Contested in Area Meets

Track Events

    • 80m / 100m / 110m hurdles

    • 1500m run

    • 4x100m relay

    • 400m dash

    • 100m dash

    • lunch break

    • 800m run

    • 200m dash

    • 4x400m relay

Field Events

    • Mini-javelin (only 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12)

      • 9:00 am rolling

        • 9-10

        • 8 & under

        • 11-12

    • Long Jump (all age divisions)

      • 9:30 am rolling

        • 9-10

        • 17-18

        • 15-16

        • 11-12

        • 8 & under

        • 13-14

    • Shot Put (all age divisions)

      • 10:00 am rolling

Events NOT Contested in Area Meets

The following events WILL NOT be contested at the Area Meets (you will auto-advance to Association). The Association Championship is a 4-day meet; the Area meet is a 1-day meet, so they cannot contest all the events at the Area meet.

    • Combined(Multi) Events: Triathlon / Heptathalon / Pentathalon / Decathalon

    • High Jump

    • Triple Jump

    • Discus

    • 200m/400m Hurdles

    • Hammer

    • Pole Vault

    • 3000m run

    • Steeplechase

    • Race Walks

    • 4x800M relay

    • Javelin for ages 13+ (mini-Javelin is contested, for ages 12 & under)

Entry Restrictions

  • 8 & Under, 9-10 and 11-12 Age Divisions may enter and participate in no more than three (3) events

  • 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 Men/Women may enter and participate in no more than four (4) events