2014 Pepsi Dual Meet Information

Meet Information

Participating Teams
Oregon, Arizona

Entry Procedure
All entries must be completed online at Direct Athletics (DirectAthletics.com). Entries will not be accepted by telephone, fax, or e-mail.

Open Entry
Limited Open/Unattached entries will be accepted at the discretion of meet management.

Start Lists
Start lists will be sent to all head coaches by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2.
Please provide any changes to the start list by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 3.

Schedule of Events (please see attached schedule)
A final time schedule will be sent by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 3.

Practice Times
The facility will be available for practice on Friday from 2:00–5:00 p.m. The discus ring will be available for practice from 2:00–3:30 p.m. The javelin runway will be available from 3:30–5:00 p.m. Please contact oregonmeets@gmail.com to notify us of your arrival time on Friday. Alternate practice times may be arranged with advance notice.

Overnight Storage
Teams may bring implements and vaulting poles to Hayward Field on Friday for overnight storage. Please bring your equipment to the weight room building at the southeast corner of the track by the start line for the 1,500 meter race. Staff will be on-site from 2:00-5:00 p.m. for storage.

Facility Access
Hayward Field will open to competitors on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Only athletes will be permitted inside competition areas. Coaches are not permitted on the field of play.

Packets
Coaches and athletes may pick up packets at the Bowerman Building (located on 15th Street at the northwest corner of the track) on Friday from 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Scoring
Individual Events: 5-3-1
Relay Events: 5-0

Number of Entrants
The maximum number of entrants is 34 per gender. Additional entrants may be entered as non-scoring.

Implement Inspection
Implement inspection will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the southeast corner of Hayward Field. All implements must be inspected at least one hour before the start of their event.

Athlete Seating
Please direct your athletes to sit in section L of the east grandstands. Seating is not permitted in the west grandstands.

Media
We anticipate another great crowd and a large group of media at Hayward Field. Please remember that it is customary for all event winners to jog a victory lap at Hayward Field and be available to speak with the media after their competition. Requests for media and photographer credentials should be directed to Casey Johnson, Assistant Director, Athletic Communications, at cjohn17@uoregon.edu.

Training Room
Athletic trainers will be present in a tent outside the Bowerman Building beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday. Requests for use of training modalities must be made to Grant Wilson at gwilson2@uoregon.edu.

Athlete Flow Summary (see attached map)
Running Events
Athletes in all running events will follow the same protocol, which is outlined below.
1. Athletes must report to the Clerks’ table underneath the West Grandstands NOT later than 20 minutes before the scheduled start of the event. Athletes failing to report by this deadline will be scratched.
2. Athletes will be escorted from the Clerk’s area to the starting line.
3. At the conclusion of the running event, athletes must exit the track through the gate adjacent to the finish line and proceed to the Post-Event Recovery Area.
4. Some athletes will be escorted to the Media Interview Tent.
Field Events
Athletes in all field events will follow the same protocol, which is outlined below.
1. Athletes must walk directly to the field event site by following the path that begins at the Clerks' table underneath the West Grandstands and enters the infield by the finish line. Athletes competing on the Hammer Field will report directly to the event site.
2. Athletes in field events must check-in with the appropriate official at the field event site and not with the Clerks underneath the West Grandstands. Please report NOT later than 20 minutes before the scheduled start of the event. Athletes failing to report by this deadline will be scratched.
3. At the conclusion of the field event, athletes must exit the infield through the gate adjacent to the finish line and proceed to the Post-Event Recovery Area.
4. Some athletes will be escorted to the Media Interview Tent.

Spikes
Athletes may use only pyramid or Christmas tree spikes that are no larger than 7mm (1/4”) in length. High jumpers and javelin throwers may use a 9 mm (3/8”) or lesser spike. Spikes will be checked and those not meeting the regulations must be replaced by the athlete. No pin spikes will be allowed on the competition, warm-up or practice tracks.

Warm-up Areas
No warm-ups will be permitted on Hayward Field's track at any time. Athletes should use the warm-up track located in the southwest corner of the complex.

Results
Results will be available at GoDucks.com at the conclusion of the meet.

Visiting Team Services
If you need assistance with any aspect of your participation in the meet, please feel free to contact us at the contact information below.

Questions
Please direct all questions to the Meet Director at oregonmeets@gmail.com.