AAU Indoor Track & Field National Championship

Landover, MD

Meet Information

AAU INDOOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
March 10 – March 12, 2017
WHERE: PG Sports & Learning Complex, Landover Maryland
8001 Sheriff Rd.
Landover, MD 20785
SANCTIONED BY: Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)
HOST: AAU Track & Field Executive Committee
Darnell & Karen Hall, Meet Director
E-mail: khall@vistamaria.org

ELIGIBILITY: This meet is open to any athlete that falls within the age divisions listed below. AAU individual and club
memberships can be obtained through the AAU National Website www.aausports.org. Each athlete aged
13-18 years may enter in up to a maximum of 4 events including relays. Athletes aged 12 and younger
based on year of birth below may only enter in 3 events including relays. Athletes aged 19&Above (OPEN)
may enter in up to a maximum of 4 events. RELAYS AND POLE VAULT WILL NOT BE OFFERED
TO THE 19 & Above (OPEN ) AGE GROUP. If an athlete is entered into too many events, meet
management reserves the right to reject the athlete from one or more events without notification.

AGE DIVISIONS: Age divisions are determined by year of birth. Listed below are the AAU Age Divisions.

5 & 6 Under Girls/Boys (Born 2010 and later) Maximum 3 Events including relays
7 & 8 Girls/Boys (Born 2009 and later) Maximum 3 Events including relays
9 Year Old Girls/Boys (Born 2008) Maximum 3 Events including relays
10 Year Old Girls/Boys (Born 2007) Maximum 3 Events including relays
11 Year Old Girls/Boys (Born 2006) Maximum 3 Events including relays
12 year Old Girls/Boys (Born 2005) Maximum 3 Events including relays
13 Year Old Girls/Boys (Born 2004) Maximum 4 Events including relays
14 Year Old Girls/Boys (Born 2003) Maximum 4 Events including relays
15-16 Year Old Girls/Boys (Born 2002-2001) Maximum 4 Events including relays
17-18 Year Old Girls/Boys (Born 2000-1999) Maximum 4 Events including relays

19 & Above Women/Men (Born 1998 & Below ) Maximum 4 Events (NO RELAYS OR POLE VAULT OFFERED)
*Athletes who are still eighteen (18) years of age through the final day (March 12th) of the AAU Indoor National
Track & Field Championship shall be eligible to compete in the 17-18 year old division.

MEET ENTRY FEE: Entry fee is $35.00 for each athlete for Track & Field events. All members of relay teams, including
alternates, who have not entered an individual event, must pay a $35.00 entry fee. ALL FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
AND NON-TRANSFERABLE. ALL ENTRY FEES MUST BE PAID ONLINE.

Entry will not be processed unless entry fee is paid by the deadline. All major credit cards accepted online.
Bring a legible copy of a birth certificate or proof of age, along with a 2017 AAU membership card
for each athlete entered; Do not send in advance. All entry fees must be paid online.


AS OF 11/21/2016
ENTRY PROCESS: All teams and unattached athletes must utilize the online entry process via www.aauathletics.org. This will
permit a very efficient registration process that is easy to use. Everyone will have until 11:59pm CST,
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 to complete registration. Immediately after registering online, you will receive a
receipt from the website, which will produce a list of all athletes registered for the meet. This receipt should
be used as your transcript of your meet entries. If your athletes do not appear on the confirmation, they are
not registered for the meet. Please take care of these issues prior to arriving in Landover Maryland, if at all
possible. Absolutely no entries will be accepted after March 7, 2017.

DEADLINE DATE: ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY: WWW.ATHLETICS.ORG . REGISTRATION WILL BE
OPEN UNTIL March 7, 2017.

PACKET PICKUP: FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 9:00AM – 12:00 NOON ONLY – PACKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE
AT THE HOST HOTEL (Courtyard By Marriott – Largo Capital Beltway, 1320 Caraway Court,
Largo MD 20774). A packet will be provided for each team consisting of team roster and events entered.
A team representative will be responsible for picking up the packets. All teams are urged to pickup packets
on Friday as the lines on Saturday can be long.

FRIDAY, MARCH 10TH, 3:00PM-8:00PM, SATURDAY, MARCH 11TH, 7:00AM-4:00PM and
SUNDAY, MARCH 12TH, 7:00AM-12:00PM - PACKETS CAN BE PICKED UP AT THE TRACK
FACILITY (PG Sports & Learning Complex).
AWARDS: In individual and relay events, awards will be presented for participants who finish 1st – 8th place.
ADMISSION: There will be a $6.00 gate fee charge per person per day. All coaches will receive one free pass for 4 or
more athletes, two free passes for 5 to 15 athletes and 3 free passes for 16 or more athletes in their packet.
All Children 6 and under will be admitted free. All Registered athletes with a 2017 AAU Card and
Competition Number will also be admitted free.
FACILITY: PG Sports & Learning Complex Indoor track facility contains an 8-lane straightaway as well as providing 6
lanes around the oval. Only 1/4” or smaller pyramid spikes are allowed. Fully Automatic Timing &
results will be done using Finish Lynx Cameras interfaced with Hy-Tek Meet Manager. No radios, glass
containers, or alcoholic beverages are allowed in the facility.

REFRESHMENTS: A Full Service Concession Stand will be provided as well as a hospitality area for officials.

COMPETITOR Competitor bib numbers will be issued at athlete check-in. All athletes will be required to wear their
BIB NUMBERS: bib numbers on the front of your competition singlet at all times of competition. There is a ten-dollar
($10.00) replacement fee for lost bib numbers. Replacement bib numbers can be purchased at the
clerking area.

IMPLEMENTS: Athletes may bring their own implements to use during competition.

PROTESTS: Protests concerning the status or eligibility of any competitor must be made to the AAU Youth Athletics
Committee prior to the commencement of the meet, or the Referee during the meet. Protests relating to
matters, which develop during the conduct of the meet, must be made to the Referee and be filed at once,
but in any case not more than 30 minutes after the result has been announced. Protests MUST be filed in
writing and presented to the Meet Director accompanied by a cash deposit of $100.00. The Referee shall
consider all available official evidence. When the Referee renders his/her decision, there is still the right of
appeal to the Jury of Appeals. The jury’s decision is final. If the protest is denied, the cash deposit will be
forfeited. PROTESTS CONCERNING JUDGMENT CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

AAU INDOOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
March 10 – March 12, 2017
All Running events will start at the designated time listed each day. Listen to announcements and check-in to the designated check-in
area for your event at least 30 minutes early. Any athlete that does not check-in before their schedule heat is run will be scratched
from the event.
Please note: OPEN division is for ages 19&Above. No Relays, Race Walk or Pole Vault will be offered for the OPEN division.
Friday – March 10, 2017 This is a rolling schedule
6:00PM 400 Meter Dash – SEMI-FINAL – Starting with 5-6 Year Old Boys - OPEN – (top 8 times advance to finals)
Saturday – March 11, 2017 This is a rolling schedule
9:00AM 4 x 400 Meter Relay – TIMED FINAL - Starting with 7-8 year old Boys – 17/18 years old
3000 Meter Run - TF – Starting with 11 Year Old Boys – OPEN - Age Groups may be combined by gender
60 Meter Hurdles – SEMI-FINAL - Starting with 11 Year Old Boys - OPEN – (top 8 times advance to finals)
60 Meter Dash – SEMI-FINAL – Starting with 5-6 Year Old Boys - OPEN – (top 8 times advance to finals)
1500 Meter Race walk - TF- All Age Groups Combined - 9 Year Olds B/G – 12 Year Olds B/G
800 Meter Run – TIMED FINAL - Starting with 7-8 year old Boys - OPEN
200 Meter Dash – SEMI-FINAL - Starting with 5-6 Year Old Boys - OPEN – (top 8 times advance to finals)
Sunday – March 12, 2017 This is a rolling schedule
9:00AM 4X800 Meter Relay - TIMED FINAL - Starting with 7-8 year old Boys – 17/18 year old
60 Meter Hurdles – FINAL - Starting with 11 Year Old Boys - OPEN
60 Meter Dash – FINAL - Starting with 5-6 year Old Boys - OPEN
400 Meter Dash – FINAL - Starting with 5-6 year old Boys – OPEN
1500 Meter Run – TIMED FINAL - Starting with 7-8 Year Old Boys – OPEN - Age Groups may be combined by gender
200 Meter Dash – FINAL - Starting with 5-6 year old Boys - OPEN
3000 Meter Race-walk – TF - All Age Groups Combined – 13 Year Olds – 17/18 Year Olds
4 x 200 Meter Relay – TIMED FINAL - Starting with 5-6 year old Boys – 17/18 years old
 NOTE: If there are not enough runners in Semi-Final, event will be run as a Final at that time.
 NOTE: Some distance races may be combined due to the number of participants.
AS OF 11/21/2016

FINAL SCHEDULE
AAU INDOOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
March 10 – March 12, 2017
All Field Events will follow schedule below. This is a rolling schedule. Listen to announcements for calls to your Field Event. Any
athlete who does not check-in before their designated flight starts will be scratched from the event. Field Event athletes who have a
conflict with a running event will be released by the Field Event official – ONLY - at the appropriate time. Field Event athletes will
have 10 minutes to report back to their Field Event after their running event and be ready to compete.
Long Jump, Shot Put will be contested with three preliminary jumps or throws and the top 8 will qualify for the finals with three
additional jumps or throws.

This is a rolling schedule
Friday March 10th
Time Long Jump 1
6:00pm 15-16B/ 15-16G 17-18 B/17-18G OPEN(19-Above)
Saturday March 11th

Time Long Jump 1 High Jump 1 Shot Put 1 Pole Vault
8:00am 13B/13G 9B/9G 12B/12G 13G
14B/14G 10B/10G 11B/11G 14G
11B/11G 10B/10G 15-16G
12B/12G
9B/9G
7-8B/7-8G 17-18G
Sunday March 12th
Long Jump 1 High Jump 1 Shot Put 1 Pole Vault
AS OF 11/21/2016
Time
8:00am 5-6 G/ 5-6B 13G/13B 17-18 G/17-18B 13G
7-8G/7-8B 14 G/ 14B 15-16G/ 15-16B 14G
9G/9B 15-16G/ 15-16B 14 G/ 14B 15-16G
10G/10B 17-18 G/17-18B 13G/13B 17-18G
11G/11B OPEN(19-22) OPEN(19-22)
12G/12B

*All Triple Jumps start at the conclusion of Long Jump 12 G/12 B

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