Thomson Invitational at University of Delaware 2013

Newark, DE

Meet Information


@University of Delaware

Delaware Field House, Newark, DE

Saturday, January 26, 2013

ENTRIES Please enter your athletes with Direct Athletics (

Click Here for DirectAthletics Registration Page

ENTRY DEADLINE: 6:00pm on Wednesday, January 23, 2013

** Please only enter athletes who are collegiate team members. Events allow unlimited entries

as long as they meet the standards listed below.

ENTRY FEE Entry fee is $350.00/gender or $20.00 per athlete.

Make checks payable to the UNIVERSITY of DELAWARE.

Mail payment to: Wendy McFarlane

Head Track and Field Coach

134 Delaware Field House

621 South College Avenue

Newark Delaware 19716.

CONTRACT Please sign and return contract via fax to Wendy McFarlane at 302-831-4058 - ASAP.

STANDARDS - We have set standards in the following events. Do not bring athletes who cannot approach these standards.

With our horizontal runway situation, marginal jumpers are discouraged from entering this competition.

Our boards are 9'(LJ), and 24', 32', and 40'(TJ) from the pit.

Please bring only athletes who approach these standards.

Minimum Measurements


60m HH :09.5 :10.3 Long Jump 19'00" 15'00"

60m Dash :07.5 :08.5 Triple Jump 38'00" 32'00"

200m Dash :24.0 :29.5 Shot Put 40'00" 35'00"

400m Dash :53.0 1:04.0 Weight Throw 40'00" 35'00"

500m Run 1:12.0 1:25.0

800m Run 2:04.0 2:30.0 Starting Heights

1000m Run 2:42.0 3:15.0 MEN WOMEN

Mile Run 4:40.0 5:30.0 Pole Vault 12'03" 8'00"

3000m Run 9:10.0 11:30.0 High Jump 5'08" 4'08"

5000m Run 15:45.0 19:45.0


8:00 a.m. Arena Opens for WarmUps


9:30am WEIGHT THROW Men, then Women (separate circle)

SHOT PUT Women, then Men (separate circle)

POLE VAULT Women, then Men

LONG JUMP (3 jumps) Women, then Men

10:00am HIGH JUMP Women, then Men

TRIPLE JUMP (3 jumps) follows the LONG JUMP Women, then Men


9:30am 5000m Run Women

5000m Run - Men

60m High Hurdles - Women

60m High Hurdles - Men

60m Dash - Women

60m Dash - Men

Mile Run - Women

Mile Run - Men

400m Dash - Women

400m Dash - Men

500m Run Women

500m Run - Men

800m Run - Women

800m Run - Men

1000m Run - Women

1000m Run - Men

200m Run - Women

200m Run - Men

3000m Run - Women

3000m Run - Men

4 x 400m Relay - Women

4 x 400m Relay Men

4 x 800m Relay Women

4 x 800m Relay - Men

TIME SCHEDULE - Events will follow one after the other. The timed schedule will only be a guide.


Throwing circles are wooden.

spikes should be used in races and jumps.

The time schedule is dependent on the number of entries. Whenever possible, we will run ahead of schedule.

An athlete who is in two events simultaneously should please check in to both events.

We will run all running event heats slow to fast.


Due to our crowded conditions, please instruct your athletes to remain in the stands when not

Competing or warming up.


Warm-ups should be done outside the main arena when possible and on the straightaway

opposite the sprints and hurdles.


A trainer will be available throughout the meet. If you have specific needs for treatment,

contact Joan Couch (302-831-2255) or

Please use 1/4" spikes or shorter on the running and jumping surfaces.

The shot put and weight throw circles are wood. We will weigh implements.

Horizontal jumps will get three attempts with no finals.

Please enter your athletes with the current seeding performances.

Officiating will be provided by the Delaware Sports Club, a USATF certified group.

Awards will be presented to the over-all top three places in each event.

Please wear official team uniforms.


There will be no concession stand.


Take exit #1 of I-95 (Route 896 which is South College Avenue).

Follow Route 896 north one mile to the indoor facility in the Delaware Field House.


Boston Market Route 896 Klondike Kate's Newark

Deer Park Newark Malins Deli Route 896

Domino's Newark McDonalds Route 896

Friendlys Route 896 Subway Newark

Grotto's Pizza Newark TGI Fridays Route 896

Questions: Wendy McFarlane

Head Track and Field Coach

(o) 302-831-8738

(fax) 302-831-4058

(c) 302-354-1884