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CANCELLED(7/30)--WEDNESDAY NIGHT FLIGHTS-- 2013 Vault Meets at Armstrong--

Started by Steve, May 27, 2013, 02:15:15 PM

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This week's meet is CANCELLED

--not because of weather...but because they are tearing out the runway and re-surfacing it


Because this was to be our last week, we are done for the summer (unusual ending)
We will be back up and vaulting indoors at The UofM (Sundays) starting in December
--look for the session information to be posted in November
Until then, take this time to develop your speed and your strength so that when you return to vaulting, you are faster and stronger than ever before

Wednesday Night Flights at Armstrong

What:Full Service Pole Vault Competitions
Where:Armstrong High School
When: Wednesdays June 12th through July 31st
--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

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) We run one of two formats for meets
"Mulligan-Meet 2.0"
--the pit will open at 3:30pm for warm-ups
--initial bars start at 4:15pm for those that wish to begin--others will wait the hour for the 5:15 WU break
--5-Alive will be in effect, although multiple heights will be active at any one time
--each vaulter gets a single 4th attempt (Mulligan)
--We will have a warm-up break at 5:15pm.  Late arrivals and those who waited after the 4:15 meet beginning will have 2-min per athlete.  For example: if (5) people arrive/start late, the warm-up period will be 10min long.
--We will have a second warm-up break at 6:15pm (2min/athlete) for the very Late arrivals and those who have not yet touched the runway.
--There will be NO wam-up break after 6:15
"10-Bar meet" if there are 15 people or less
--unlimited warm-up
--10-bars placed at heights for your choice (0" and 6" one week, 3" and 9" alternate weeks)

One more thing:
We usually go out for pizza afterward--all are welcome
Steve White
Flight Deck Athletics, owner
(763) 458-2932


Caroline White
U of MN Women's Pole Vault Coach

Directions to FDA, White's home

Flight Deck Athletics, Inc.
5701 Rhode Island Ave N
Crystal MN  55428