Dec. 11, 2013
2014 TCU Invitational Information
TCU College Invitational - March 20-21: College Schedule
TCU High School Invitational - March 22: High School Schedule
The meet will be held at the Lowden Track Complex on TCU's campus. The track is a solid pour Rekortan surface with 9 lanes 48" in width with all field events within the complex. (¼" pyramid restrictions on spikes)
This will be a non-scored competition.
Entries must be received no later than 5 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2014. No exceptions. Due to the limitations of our facility and our proposed time schedule, and in an effort to ensure a timely and efficient competition, meet management reserves the right to make the following adjustments in the conduct of the competition: entry limitations (specifically in the pole vault, javelin and discus), progressive starting heights, minimum measurements. Entries will be done on DirectAthletics. Online entries opened on Feb. 1, 2014.
VERY IMPORTANT - COACHES MUST CHECK THE ACCEPTED ENTRIES LIST ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:
Collegiate Accepted List - Monday, March 17
High School Accepted List - Tuesday, March 18
Please do not travel your athletes to the meet if they are not on the ACCEPTED ENTRY LIST. Meet management will make adjustments due to only one infield throw area and time management. Running events will be adjusted to allow an efficient meet. TCU does not have lights on the facility.
Running events - Placing will be determined in heats against time. Runners will be placed in heats according to seed times.
Field Events - nine advance to finals.
SPECIAL MEET RULES
No radios or portable stereos will be allowed in the Lowden Track Complex. Please remind your athletes of this policy. (iPod-type devices are allowed)
Coaches are asked to remain off of the track and infield. A coaching area will be provided for field events.
No umbrellas, tents, or tarps are allowed in the stands. Team tents should be placed in the grass area on the west side of the track.
Warm-up will be allowed in the grass area to the north and west of the track as well on the backstretch of the track when races permit. Hurdles will be made available in these areas. The track will be open for approximately 45 minutes prior to the meet for relay warm-ups, etc.
An entry fee of $300 per college team will be charged. Men and women are separate teams. Unattached athletes are $20.
High school teams entry fee is $200 per team. Men and women are separate teams. If you have eight athletes the full team fee is required. Under eight athletes the charge is 25.00 per athlete. No unattached entries will be permitted for the high school meet.
Make checks payable to TCU Track & Field. To ensure processing of payments and entries, please indicate the specific school and gender when mailing the entry fee. Mail to TCU Athletics Department, Attn.: TCU Track & Field, Box 297600, Fort Worth, TX 76129
Heat sheets will be provided in each team's packet and on www.gofrogs.com
Results will be online at www.gofrogs.com
Running event athletes must check-in thirty minutes prior to their scheduled event at the clerking area located at the northwest corner of the track. Field event athletes must check-in thirty minutes prior to the start of their event at the event site.
Trainers should set up on the west side of the track in the designated area.
The meet will follow a set time schedule (Not Rolling), based on the number of participants. An order of events with start times is provided above, but a final time schedule will be provided after entries are submitted.