2024 Indoor Track Series
Sat, Jan 13 - Sat, Feb 10 - Sat, Mar 9

Memorial University Field House.
All events will take place on Saturday evening.
No awards event.


Please note:
Annual Track and Field Membership is required for athletes in the U12 and U14 categories.


Meet #3, Saturday, Mar 9, 2024

Registration will open at 11:00 am, Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024
Regular Deadline - 11:59 pm, Thursday, Mar 7, 2024
Late Deadline (late fee applies) - 11:59 pm, Friday, Mar 8, 2024

Meet Schedule
Good to know!

  • MEET DAY:
    • Please check the competition schedule again before arriving to the field house as there may be minor changes following the regular registration deadline!
    • Participants MUST be on-site 50-60 minutes before the scheduled start time of their event.
    • Events will start immediately upon completion of the previous event.
    • Start times may change and move up by up to 30 minutes.
    • F = Female / M = Male / TSF = Timed Sections Final

Schedule

The NLAA Invitational Indoor Track and Field Meet is to be held at the Memorial University Field House in St. John’s. The facility has a six (6) lane 200m oval and eight (8) lane sprint straight track. Change room facilities and showers are available - bring own lock and towel.

All spectators, coaches and non-competing athletes must use the second floor of the field house to view the competition.


 

No outside footwear is allowed on the track. All participants must wear indoor sneakers or gym shoes. Any shoes designed for turf sports are not allowed. Participants may not compete in their bare feet, slippers or socks.

 

Competition Categories & Events - Meet 1 & Meet 2 & Meet 3

  • Wheelchair (born in 2014 or earlier)
  • U12 (born in 2013 or 2014)
  • U14 (born in 2011 or 2012)
  • U16 (born in 2009 or 2010)
  • U18 (born in 2007 or 2008)
  • U20 (born in 2005 or 2006)
  • Senior (born in 2004 or earlier)
  • Masters (born on March 09, 1989 , or earlier) (Any athlete who has reached his/her 35th birthday on the day of the competition.)

Athletes can ONLY compete in the category determined by their YEAR OF BIRTH (Age as of December 31 in the year of the competition). The competition is open to male and female participants.

  • Membership: Annual Track and Field Membership is required for athletes in the U12 and U14 categories. Non-members in all other categories can purchase One Day Permit.
  • Wheelchair participants can enter any event.
  • There is no limit to the number of events a competitor may enter.
  • Athletes are asked to select their competition events strategically, as some events may be run simultaneously or back-to-back with no rest time in between.
  • There is no limit to the number of entries per school or club.

Wheelchair Racing Basic Rules

(World Para Athletics Rules And Regulations)

  1. The racing chair shall have two large wheels (not to exceed 70cm in diameter) and one small wheel (not to exceed 50cm in diameter).
  2. No part of the racing chair may protrude behind the vertical plane of the back edge of the rear tires nor extend in front of the center of the front wheel hub.
  3. One push rim allowed for each large wheel.
  4. Mirrors are not allowed.
  5. It is the responsibility of the athlete to ensure that no part of his/her lower limbs can fall from the wheelchair to the ground or track during an event.
  6. The racing chair must be manually-propelled (no gears, levers or electronic steering). The athlete can propel a wheelchair independently.
  7. No delay due to equipment failure.
  8. Athlete must have a racing helmet that is a hard protective shell and recognized with an international safety standard.
  9. Athlete can use racing gloves (soft or hard gloves).
  10. In wheelchair races the time shall be taken to the moment in which the centre of the axle of the leading wheel reaches the vertical plane of the nearer edge of the finish line.
Meet #1, Sat, Jan 13
Events

60m
300m
600m
1000m
1500m (U18 & older)

Meet #2, Sat, Feb 10
Events

60m
300m
600m
1000m
3000m (U18 & older)

Meet #3, Sat, Mar 9
Events

60m
200m
400m
800m
1200m (U16 only)
1500m (U18 & older)


Important
The Competition

The competition will be conducted as per the World Athletics (WA) Handbook and variations as per Athletics Canada and NLAA rules. (More Information)


Awards

Individual scores will be kept but no awards will be presented. There is no limit to the number of athletes a school/club can enter in an event.


Warm-Up Area

Please use the area on the second floor of the field house for warm-up.


Competition Area

Once all athletes have been marshaled in for competition they should not leave the designated competition area without the permission of a Meet Judge.


Announcer

The Meet Announcer will inform the public of the names and numbers of the athletes taking part in each event, and all relevant information such as the composition of the heats, lanes or stations drawn, and intermediate times. Event results (placing, times, heights and distances) of each event will be announced at the earliest possible moment after receipt of the information.

Track Footwear and Pins
  • Only athletes approved by the NLAA Office may wear track spikes (3mm).
  • ONLY 3mm STRICTLY ENFORCED: Athletes wearing spikes with spike length longer than 3mm will be asked to remove their spikes and run wearing their indoor sneakers.
  • Athletes wearing spikes without permission will be disqualified and barred from further competition in the meet.
  • ABSOLUTELY no spikes are to be permitted on the green synthetic surface and hardwood floor as it will damage the surface. This regulation will be strictly enforced by field house staff and NLAA volunteers/officials.
  • Athletes using approved spiked shoes must stay on the track surface at all times.