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MULTI-EVENTS/TRACK & FIELD
SITE: Baldwin-Wallace College, Finnie Stadium - Berea, OH
Friday, July 30, 1999 Athlete/Coach Check-In (Cleveland Convention Center)
Saturday, July 31, 1999 Competition (Baldwin-Wallace College--Berea)
Sunday, August 1, 1999 Competition (Baldwin-Wallace College--Berea)
Track & Field
Sunday, August 1, 1999 Athlete/Coach Check-In (Cleveland Convention Center)
Monday, August 2, 1999 Competition (Baldwin-Wallace College--Berea)
Tuesday, August 3, 1999 Competition (Baldwin-Wallace College--Berea)
Wednesday, August 4, 1999 Competition (Baldwin-Wallace College--Berea)
Celebration Ceremony Gund Arena 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 5, 1999 Competition (Baldwin-Wallace College--Berea)
Friday, August 6, 1999 Competition (Baldwin-Wallace College--Berea)
Saturday, August 7, 1999 Competition (Baldwin-Wallace College--Berea)
AGE DIVISIONS: Track & Field: Primary, Sub Bantam, Bantam, Sub Midget, Midget, Youth, Intermediate, and Young Women/Young Men
Multi-Event: Sub Bantam, Bantam, Sub Midget, Midget, Youth, Intermediate, and Young Women/Young Men
Relays: Bantam, Midget, Youth, Intermediate, and Young Women/Young Men
AGE DETERMINATION: The athlete's year of birth shall determine the age division in which he/she will compete:
Primary 1991 & after (Track & Field only)
Sub Bantam 1990
Sub Midget 1988
Youth 1985 - 1986
Intermediate 1983 - 1984
*Young Men/Young Women 1981 - 1982
* (Athletes who are still eighteen (18) years of age through the final day of the AAU National Track and Field Championships shall be eligible to compete.)
ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries must be received no later than Friday, July 16, 1999. All Track & Field and Multi-Events forms are to be sent to the appropriate addresses below. It is important that all forms be completed and returned with the entry fee. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE DEADLINE DATE OR YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO COMPETE. NO EXCEPTIONS! BOTH COPIES OF THE ENTRY FORM MUST BE RETURNED TO THE 1999 AAU JUNIOR OLYMPIC GAMES OFFICE. DO NOT FOR ANY REASON KEEP EITHER COPY!
UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS HEALTH SYSTEM
1999 AAU JUNIOR OLYMPIC GAMES
1468 WEST 9TH ST., #220
CLEVELAND, OH 44113
The Local Organizing Committee has spent many hours planning and preparing for this event. In order to make it a great success, we are asking for your cooperation. It is the responsibility of the coach, designated person of the club, or athlete to return ALL the necessary monies and completed forms by the deadline date. It is not the responsibility of the LOC or the AAU to make sure all are completed, ONLY TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ENTRY (S) BASED ON DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED.
ENTRY FEE: $26.00 per athlete for Multi-Events
$26.00 per athlete for Track & Field regardless of the number of events
No personal checks will be accepted. All entry fees must be in the form of either a cashier's check or money order made payable to the 1999 AAU Junior Olympic Games. Please do not send cash. If competing in both multi-events and track & field two separate entry fees of $26.00 each must be submitted along with the appropriate entry forms.
AAU MEMBERSHIP: All athletes and coaches must be members of their AAU Associations prior to their Association meet, and be able to present their AAU membership cards at time of check-in. All relay teams must present current 1999 AAU Club membership at check-in.
QUALIFICATION: Track & Field: To be eligible for competition, you must have placed first, second, third, or fourth in an individual event or a relay at your 1999 AAU Regional Track and Field Championship. These are the only methods of qualification for competition in this event. * NO WAIVERS WILL BE GRANTED.
RELAY ENTRY FORMS MAY NOT HAVE ADDITIONS OR REPLACEMENTS AFTER BEING SUBMITTED TO THE NATIONAL MEET.
Multi-Events: The top four-(4) finishers from each AAU Regional Championships will qualify to compete. All others, in addition to the top four, who meet the minimum point standards outlined immediately below at their Regional Championship, will qualify.
MULTI-EVENT SCORING TABLES: The 1985 IAAF scoring tables will be used for the Intermediates and Young Women and Men. The 1971 IAAF Women's Tables will be used for both boys and girls in the Sub Bantam, Bantam, Sub Midget, Midget, and Youth Divisions.
MULTI-EVENTS RULES: The rules of the NGB shall apply, with the following Multi-Events differences:
a. In the long jump, shot put, discus throw, and the javelin throw, each competitor shall be allowed three (3) trials only.
b. In running events and hurdles, a competitor shall be disqualified in any event in which he or she has made three (3) false starts.
AWARDS: AAU Junior Olympic Games medals will be awarded to the top eight (8) finishers in each age division and plaques will be awarded for the top three (3) relay team members. The first place finisher and first place relay team in each age division will be honored as "All America" and receive the appropriate certificate and patch.
CHECK-IN Pre-Registration: It is extremely important that all entries be received at the 1999 AAU JUNIOR OLYMPIC GAMES office no later than the previously mentioned deadline date. ENTRY FORM (S) RECEIVED BEYOND THAT DATE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED! Of course, we want as many athletes as possible to participate, so please get all entry forms in on time. AGAIN, GUARANTEED OVERNIGHT DELIVERY WILL BECOME MANDATORY IF IT IS THE ONLY WAY TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE DEADLINE DATE!
NOTE: Check-in days will vary depending on events entered please refer to the event schedule. Athlete/Coaches registration will take place at the Cleveland Convention Center. For specific hours that the athlete check-in will be open please see times and dates listed below. Athletes must check-in at the Cleveland Convention Center (at the latest) the night prior to the first day of his/her competition.
On-Site Check In: Check-in for all athletes, coaches, clubs and teams participating will be held at the Cleveland Convention Center located at 500 Lakeside Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Upon arrival at the convention center, please follow posted signs to the check-in area. For check-in hours, mapping, and specific directions from locations throughout Greater Cleveland, please consult your Athletes', Coaches' and Parents' Handbook.
Sport Date Registration Hours
Multi-Event(1st day) and Racewalk Friday, July 30 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Multi-Event (2nd day) and Racewalk Saturday, July 31 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Track and Field Sunday, August 1 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Track and Field Monday, August 2 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Track and Field Tuesday, August 3 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Track and Field Wednesday, August 4 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Track and Field Thursday, August 5 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Track and Field Friday, August 6 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Directions to the Cleveland Convention Center:
From the South: Take either I-77 or I-71 North into downtown Cleveland. Exit at the East 9th Street exit. Follow East 9th Street North to St. Clair Avenue. Turn left onto St. Clair. The Cleveland Convention Center will be on the right side after the East 6th Street traffic light.
From the East: Take I-90 West to downtown Cleveland. Exit at the East 9th Street exit. Turn left (South) at the light. Then two lights to St. Clair Avenue and make a right. The Cleveland Convention center will be on your right after one light.
From the West: Take I-90 East into downtown Cleveland. Exit at the East 9th Street Exit. Follow East 9th Street North to St. Clair Avenue. Turn left onto St. Clair. The Cleveland Convention Center will be on the right side after the East 6th Street traffic light.
RACE # PICK-UP: No bib numbers will be issued at the track! The replacement cost for any lost bib number (regardless of the circumstances) will be $10.00. All race numbers (multi-events included) must be picked up at the central athlete check-in location, which will be located at the Cleveland Convention Center. Race (bib) number pick-up is a MANDATORY part of the athlete check-in process. Multi-event athletes competing in the track and field competition will use the same race number for both competitions. It is the responsibility of the head coach and parents to ensure that all of his/her athletes receive their race (bib) numbers as part of the check-in process. Coaches may pick up the numbers for their athletes.
CLUB COACHES: For Track & Field coaches only. At this year's event, coaches submitting entry forms as a club/team will receive coach's credentials based on the following formula (Only if all returned entries are included in the same packet/envelope):
1-8 Athletes No Complimentary Coaches Credentials for club ($25.00 fee must be paid)
9-16 Athletes One (1) complimentary Coaches Credential per club
17-25 Athletes Two (2) complimentary Coaches Credentials per club
Over 25 Athletes* Three (3) complimentary Coaches Credentials per club
*A Maximum of three (3) complimentary Coaches Credentials will be given to any given club. All other coach's wishing to participate in the event must submit separate entry forms and pay the $25.00 entry fee.
NOTE: THE ONLY WAY TO RECEIVE COMPLIMENTARY COACHES CREDENTIALS IS IF THE CLUB/TEAM ROSTER FORM IS SUBMITTED ALONG WITH THE FOLLOWING APPROPRIATE FORMS:
1. TRACK AND FIELD INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE ENTRY FORM FOR EACH ATHLETE LISTED ON THE ROSTER FORM
2. TRACK AND FIELD BOYS'/GIRLS' RELAY TEAM ENTRY FORM (If applicable) AND
3. TRACK AND FIELD COACH'S ENTRY FORM - FOR EACH COACH
REMINDER: COMPLIMENTARY CREDENTIALS WILL ONLY BE MADE AVAILABLE (ACCORDING TO THE ABOVE PRESCRIBED FORMULA) TO THOSE COACHES WHO SUBMIT THE CLUB/TEAM ROSTER ALONG WITH ALL APPLICABLE ENTRY FORMS (LISTED ABOVE) TOGETHER AT THE SAME TIME - IN ONE (1) RETURN ENTRY PACKET/ENVELOPE!
COOLERS/TENTS: Due to Baldwin-Wallace College regulations and its track and field stadium seating capacity, no tents of any kind, shape, or size will be allowed into the Stadium. A designated area adjacent to the track on the outside of the stadium will be available for athletes, coaches, and parents to set-up rest/shaded areas as needed.
CEREMONY: Celebration Ceremony will be held at Gund Arena on Wednesday, August 4 at 7:30 pm. To facilitate your arrival at the event, the Local Organizing Committee is setting up a hassle free transportation system that will make scheduled pick-ups at convenient locations throughout the Cleveland area and deliver you right to the arena doors. At the conclusion of the Celebration Ceremony, you will board the shuttles and be returned to your parking location. In order to arrive at the arena in time for the festivities, please plan to use the transportation system by utilizing the parking lots located close to your hotel. (A detailed map and parking directions will be provided at athlete check-in at the Cleveland Convention Center). Enjoy the spectacular show without the hassle of restrictive parking. Please be sure to fill out the appropriate section of your Event Registration Forms so that we can accurately plan to have enough shuttles at designated locations to pick you up! We look forward to seeing you at this year's Celebration Ceremony!
HOUSING: All requests for housing will be handled by LCI Travel. Simply call our toll free number at 1-888-524-8785. A list of hotels and areas in which they are located can be found in the Athletes', Coaches', and Parents' Handbook, review this information and then call the reservations number. Be sure to have the following information ready:
- the sport you will be competing in
- the number of people in your party
- the number of rooms you need
- your arrival and departure dates
- your credit card number
IMPORTANT: Please note all hotels will send a confirmation with their individual cancellation policies. Each hotel may differ. If you have not received a confirmation within 30 days of making your reservation, please contact LCI Travel.
Dormitory Housing will also be available at Cleveland State University and Baldwin-Wallace College. Ask the operator for details!
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