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Mt. SAC Relays Elite Division

Tuesday, April 16

  • Main Track – 10:00am – 12:00pm & 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Practice Track – CLOSED
  • Hammer Facility – CLOSED


Wednesday, April 17

  • Main Track – 6:30pm – 8:00pm (Steeplechase Water Pit available for use; NO THROWING; NO JUMPING)
  • Practice Track – 10:00am – 1:00pm & 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Hammer Facility – CLOSED


Thursday, April 18

  • Main Track – CLOSED
  • Practice Track – 9:00am – 11:00am & 5:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Hammer Facility – 9:00am – 11:00am


Friday, April 19

  • Main Track – CLOSED
  • Practice Track – 7:00am – 12:00am
  • Hammer Facility – CLOSED


Saturday, April 20

  • Main Track – CLOSED
  • Practice Track – 8:00am – 10:00pm (12:30pm – 4:30pm  LJ / TJ Facility will be closed for competition.)
  • Hammer Facility – CLOSED

ELITE DIVISION CONTACTS:

Jenna Bird
Elite Division Coordinator
jbird4@mtsac.edu
(909) 274-5096

Don Turnbull
Multi-Event / Collegiate Coordinator
trakn@yahoo.com

REGISTRATION

All Athletes* wishing to enter the Elite Division will register on Direct Athletics.

  • Athletes, with collegiate eligibility, whose performances warrant consideration into the Elite Division and are NOT members of an invited team must register through the Elite Division Registration.
  • Athletes with collegiate eligibility, whose performance warrant consideration into the Elite Division and ARE members of an invited collegiate team must register in the Collegiate Division.  Your entry will automatically be considered for Elite Division events.
The Mt. SAC Relays is listed on the World Athletics Calendar and is a category “F” competition, with the exception of our Elite Multi Event (part of the World Athletics Combined Events Tour) which carries a category “B” or Silver Level Designation. 

DATES AND DEADLINES

  • Registration opens on Friday, March 8 @ 5:00 pm
  • Registration closes on Sunday, April 7 @ 11:59 pm.
  • Accepted Entries posted on Wednesday, April 10 @ 5:00 pmList of all athletes and the events they have been accepted in will be posted at runmtsac.com
  • Scratch Deadline on Friday, April 12 at 11:59 pm. 
  • Final Confirmation Posted on Sunday, April 14 @ 11:00 pmFinal accepted entries along with tentative heat / section information

ENTRY MARKS

All running marks submitted must be achieved using a fully automatic timing system (no hand times accepted) and all marks must be verifiable on the TFFRS, DA, World Athletics or USATF performance lists, from 2023 or 2024 seasons.  In the distances (ONLY), comparable events may be used for qualification purposes.  In the majority of contested events, Direct Athletics will force or list your best mark.

MINIMUM ENTRY STANDARDS

There are no minimum entry standards for the Mt. SAC Relays. The top entries using (only) ’23 or ’24 marks, will be rank ordered and used to fill the number of Elite Division entry slots available. The act of β€˜registering’ DOES NOT guarantee that an athlete or relay team will be automatically accepted into the meet. 

REGISTRATION FEES

  • Individual (per event) = $35
  • Relay Team (per event) = $70

Registration fee must be paid at the time of entry on Direct Athletics. This fee is non-refundable and DOES NOT GUARANTEE acceptance into the meet. Every year entries vary by event and there is no way we can guarantee entry until all entries are received.

CONTESTED EVENTS

  • Running Events:
    • 100M, 200M, 400M 800M, 1500M, 5000M, 10,000M, 100/110M Hurdles, 400M Hurdles, 3000M Steeplechase, 4X100M, 4X400M
  • Field Events:
    • Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Shot, Discus, Javelin, Hammer
  • Multi-Events**:
    • Decathlon, Heptathlon

MULTI EVENT**

This year, the Mt. SAC Relays is proud to once again host the World Athletics Combined Events Tour. The event is sponsored by USA Track and Field and is a World Athletics Category “B” or Silver Level Event.  This years field is nearly full with many of the top Multi Eventers in the world.  Those interested in competing should contact Multi Event Coordinator, Don Turnbull directly at trakn@yahoo.com. 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The Elite Division sections of the 64th Mt. SAC Relays presented by NIKE will be contested from Wednesday, April 17th through Saturday, April 20, 2024. Full schedule will be posted on this site at a later date. 2024 Schedule will closely mimic the 2023 schedule.

  • Wednesday, April 18th
    • Elite Multi Events
  • Thursday, April 18th
    • Elite Multi Events
    • Elite Distance Carnival (evening) = 10,000M, 3,000M Steeplechase
  • Friday, April 19th
    • Elite Division Events
    • Distance Carnival (evening) = 5,000M, 1,500M
  • Saturday, April 20th
    • International Day of Champions
    • Elite Division Events

SCRATCHES

If you must scratch, please click on the link to report any scratches at mtsacathletics.com/specialevents/MtSACRelays/scratchforms/elite

PACKET PICK-UP

Team packets and entrance wristbands will be distributed at the Team Packet Pick-Up Office located east of the stadium box office, at the North end of stadium. Closest parking location is Parking Lot F (North side of Temple Avenue). Use the tunnel that runs beneath Temple Avenue and connects Lot F and the stadium front gate / box office.

  • Entrance Procedure for Individual Athletes: In your packet, you will be given a wristband for admittance. In addition, each individual athlete entered may request a coach wristband.
  • Entrance Procedure for Clubs: Each club will receive coach wristbands calculated upon the following formula:
    • One athlete = One (1) wristband
    • Two to four athletes = Two (2) wristbands
    • Five to seven athletes = Three (3) wristbands
    • Seven to 10 athletes = Four (4) wristbands
    • 11 + athletes = Five (5) wristbands

All coaches and / or support personnel accompanying you MUST wear their wristband or purchase a ticket to enter the stadium.

EVENT CHECK IN

  • FIELD EVENT ATHLETES will check in with the official at your field event site 30 minutes prior to the start of your event.
  • RUNNING EVENT ATHLETES must follow the procedure below:
    • An athlete, coach or team manager must check-in at the CHECK-IN TENT (behind scoreboard) and declare themselves / their athletes intention to run 30 to 60 minutes prior to the start of the event. Competitors who check in later than this time frame will be scratched.
    • The athlete (no coaches / managers) must report back to the HIPPING AREA (behind scoreboard) 15 minutes prior to the start of the race to receive their heat / lane assignment and their hip number. The athlete should be prepared and ready to run / go to the start line after entering the hipping area.
    • The athlete must remain in the hipping area and will shortly be brought to the start line with the other competitors using the gate at the South end of the main track, in front of the scoreboard.

CLERKING DETAILS OF WHICH TO BE AWARE:

  • Athlete heat and lane change WILL occur if there are scratches or a competitor fails to declare.
  • Final heat and lane assignments will be given, on meet day, at the hipping area.
  • Please be aware that depending on the number of sections, there may be some slight time changes to the schedule. Please check runmtsac.com for FINAL TIME SCHEDULE.

PARKING

There is no charge for bus parking or for marked college vans. ALL INVITED TEAMS WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED TWO ADDITIONAL PARKING PASSES FOR ADDITIONAL VEHICLES. All other vehicles will be charged. Bus parking is ONLY available in Lot F (North side of Temple Avenue). Vans and other types of vehicles, with parking pass, will be able to also park in the Gateway Parking Structure (Southwest corner of Temple Avenue and Bonita), Champions Parking Structure (behind stadium) or in Lot F (next to Hammer Cage, small lot, fills up quickly).  Vehicles failing to park in a marked stall will be cited.  See: maps.mtsac.edu/maps/index.html

TEAM CAMPS AND TENT POLICY

Team camps (i.e., tents. tarps, shade structures) ARE ONLY ALLOWED in the following locations:

  • Upper rows of EAST Stadium Bleachers
  • Grass field located BEHIND stadium scoreboard in designated areas (limited space, space permitting).

STADIUM ENTRANCE

EVERYONE must enter the stadium via the Main Gate, located at the Front (North end) of the stadium, or at additional gates when wearing their wristband. See: maps.mtsac.edu/maps/index.html

CANCELLATION POLICY

The Mt. SAC Relays will be contested regardless of weather conditions. There are no refunds due to inclement weather, acts of God, police or fire department closure or any other circumstances beyond our control. The Mt. SAC Relays reserves the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule the event without refund. 

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