2020 Indoor Track Series
Sat, Jan 18 - Sat, Feb 1 - Sat, Mar 14

Memorial University Field House.
All events will take place on Saturday evening.


Meet #2

Registration will open at 11:00 am, Thursday, Jan 23
Regular Deadline - 11:59 pm, Friday, Jan 31
Late Deadline (late fee applies) - 2:59 pm, Sunday, Feb 2

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

Athletes can ONLY compete in the category determined by their YEAR OF BIRTH. The competition is open to male and female participants in the following categories:

  • Wheelchair (born in 2010 or earlier)
  • U14 (born in 2007 through 2010)
  • U16 (born in 2005 or 2006)
  • U18 (born in 2003 or 2004)
  • Senior (born in 2000 - Jan 31, 1985)
  • Masters (born on Feb 1, 1985 or earlier) Any athlete who has reached his/her 35th birthday on the day of the competition.)

Wheelchair Racing Basic Rules

  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.
  • There is no limit to the number of events a competitor may enter.
  • Athletes are asked to make a choice as these 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.
  • Mixed event: male and female participants in the 3000m event will run together but ranked separately.
Meet #1
Events

60m
300m
600m
1000m
1500m (U18 and older)
3000m (U18 and older)

Meet #2
Events

60m
300m
600m
1000m
1500m (U18 and older)
3000m (U18 and older)

Meet #3
Events

60m
200m
400m
800m
1200m (U14 and U16 only)
1500m (U18 and older)



Important
The Competition

The competition will be conducted as per the IAAF 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.