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Sep 19, 2010 at 05:00 PM

2016 AllstateSugar Bowl Track & Field Classic

Meet Information

Date: March 18 & 19, 2016

Site: Tad Gormley Stadium,1 Palm Drive, New Orleans,Louisiana 70124.The track and field complex is just 10 minutes from downtown New Orleans. The track has an 9 (42") lane, polyurethane surface. All runways, including the javelin, are synthetic. Maximum of 1/4 inch spikes are allowed.

Entry Fee: The entry fee is $60.00 per team if postmarked prior to March 15th. ($75/team if paid after March 15th) Boys and Girls are considered separate teams. School check, personal check or money orders are acceptable and should be made payable to the Track & Field Meet Productions. Schools entering less athletes must pay only $15 per athlete.
Please click on this link and print and return the PAYMENT FORM with your entry fee.

Entry Procedure: Entries must be submitted online via Direct Athletics. between 8:00 AM on Saturday, March 12 (CST) and 8:00 PM (CST) on Tuesday, March 15.
Entry Limits: Louisiana High School Athletic Association rules state that an individual may compete in a maximum of four (4) events. This can be any combination of field, running or relay events. Each school is limited to two athletes per event and one relay team in each of the contested relay races. No "B" teams or individuals allowed.

Entry Deadline: The deadline to submit / change entries to Direct Athletics is Tuesday, March 12 at 8:00 PM CST.

Qualifying Procedure: Prelims will be held in the 100, 200, 400, 100/110 Hurdles & 300 Hurdles. The winner of each heat will automatically qualify for the finals. The number of remaining qualifiers will be determined by the number of heats and will be based on times. Eighteen (18) athletes in each event will qualify from the prelims to the finals. The final will be run in two heats, with the top nine times from the prelims running in the second section.

800 Meters: All but the top 12 - 14 entries (based on submitted entry times) will run in heats against time on Friday. The top 12 - 14 entries will run in one heat on Saturday.

1600 & 3200 Meters: All but the top 12-14 entries will run in heats on Saturday morning. The top 12-14 entries will run in one heat on Saturday afternoon. Check http://www.sugarbowltrackclassic.com/ on Thursday, March 17 to determine when your distance athletes will compete.

Relays: The 4 x 800 relay will run heats against time on Friday afternoon. All other relays will be run heats against time on Saturday afternoon. Coaches may be asked to serve as relay exchange zone judges for the 4x100 & 4x200 relays. Assignments will be in your team packet.

Field Events: Each competitor will get three attempts in the prelims. The top 10 will advance to the final and get three additional attempts. In the High Jump and Pole Vault, each competitor will get three attempts per height (or until three consecutive misses have occurred). The Boys Pole Vault will be split into two sections. Section 1 will begin at 10:00 AM on Saturday and include all but the top 8 to 10 entries. Section 2 will begin at 1:00 PM and will include the top 8 - 10 entries. There will be minimum standards enforced in the throws and horizontal jumps. The first attempt of every participant will be measured (providing it's a legal attempt), all successive attempts must meet the minimum standard in order to be measured. Athletes will be allowed to jump or throw out of order in the final so as to not make participants wait on those competing in other events.

Girls Shot Put 25' >>> Boys Shot Put 37'
Girls Discus - 60' >>> Boys Discus - 90'
Girls Javelin - 70''>>> Boys Javelin - 120'
Girls Long Jump - 13'6" >>>Boys Long Jump - 18'
Girls Triple Jump - 29'>>> Boys Triple Jump - 38'
Girls HJ opens at 4'4">>> Boys HJ opens at 5'6"
Girls PV opens at 7'6">>> Boys PV opens at 9'0"

*VERY IMPORTANT* - VS Athletics will provide all of the throwing implements that will be used in the meet. Only implements provided by meet management will be allowed during both prelims and finals, no personal implements will be allowed.

Awards: Custom design Brooks Running - Allstate Sugar Bowl Track & Field Classic t - shirts will be presented to the top three finishers in each event. Boys and Girls team champion and runner-up trophies will be presented to the top two teams. Outstanding Field and Outstanding Track performer awards will be presented in both divisions.

Student Meet Workers: New Orleans area participating teams will be asked to supply one student worker to help with the track meet. These students will be asked to work a maximum of two hours, helping with field events. Teams from outside of the metro New Orleans area will not be asked to supply helpers.

Medical Attention: A certified athletic trainer will be on site (located in a tent on the infield) for the treatment of minor injuries. The trainer will NOT be equipped to provide ice bags upon request, teams should come prepared to supply their own ice bags. Coaches must assume the responsibility for their athletes at all times, and should make certain that the athletes are fit to compete.

Packet Pickup
Coaches must pick up their packets at the Roosevelt Mall gate.


Athletes must be dressed in their team uniform in order to be admitted free of charge. All athletes must enter the stadium through the Roosevelt Mall gate. Louisiana coaches should use their LHSCA card for admission. Out of state coaches will have tickets in their team packets. Each team will be allowed one manager/trainer, who will be admitted on a coaches' ticket. General admission is $5.00 per day for anyone 13 years of age and over. 12 and under will be admitted free of charge.

Bus Parking: Roosevelt Mall will be reserved for bus parking only. Teams are asked to drop off their athletes at the Roosevelt Mall entrance and then park their bus along Roosevelt Mall. There will be spectator parking available inside of the stadium for $5.00 per day.

Questions: Mike Corn - (504)599-8903 (office) (504)220-8273 (mobile) -

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