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Pole Vault => Meets => Topic started by: Steve on June 15, 2015, 06:10:37 pm

Title: Wednesday Night Flights---DONE for 2015
Post by: Steve on June 15, 2015, 06:10:37 pm

There are no meets at Armstrong in August
Meets are done for the year
Thank you everyone for another safe and fun summer

Wednesday Night Flights at Armstrong

What:Full Service Pole Vault Competitions
Where:Armstrong High School
When: Wednesdays June 17th through July 29th
--The pit opens at 3:30pm, for warm-ups
--The pit closes at 8pm, mosquito's are too thick after that
--All meets are pending the weather--A final call on bad weather will be made no later than 3pm meet day and posted here

What do you have to do?:
1) Check the weather and decide if it looks good enough to jump
2) Check this Post to make sure the meet has not been canceled--please don't call, the meet is a GO unless we post it here that it is cancelled
3) bring $15 cash (entry fee)
4) bring your own water, food, sunscreen, bug-spray, etc.
5) bring your own poles if you want

What is provided: is a full service meet
1) You may use our full line of poles
--you agree to purchase any poles you damage
2) We will have 3 paid workers running the meet, placing crossbars, and adjusting standards
3) Any crossbar breakage is also covered by the entry fee
4) Meets this year are USATF sanctioned--will follow USATF competition rules.
--the pit will open at 3:30pm for warm-ups
--initial bars start between 4:15pm and 4:30pm
--5-Alive will be in effect, although multiple competitions will run concurrently (multiple heights will be active at any one time)
--each vaulter gets a single 4th attempt (Mulligan)
--Late arrivals will be considered to have "Passed" and will be invited to take advantage of one of the two warm-up periods (5:15, 6:15) and be given 2min/athlete
--There will be NO wam-up break after 6:15

Other features
1) Coaches are welcome, with or without athletes
2) Coaches are welcome to coach their athletes and use the Flight Deck poles

One more thing:
We usually go out for pizza afterward--all are welcome