2018 Jesse Owens Track Classic

Jesse Owens Track Classic Information

MEET TIME SCHEDULE

JO Schedule

JO Schedule

JO Schedule

*** please note minimum entry/measurement marks

ENTRIES

Meet Info updated September 7, 2016

$360 Entry fee per team. $30 entry fee per individual. $100 entry fee per relay.

Entries and payments done on-line through directathletics.com. No payments at the meet accepted!
Entry deadline: Tuesday, April 18 at 12 p.m. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Post-collegiate and Unattached entries are permitted, but must have met the entry standards. No high school athletes or high school club athletes are allowed to enter this meet.

Marks from the 2016 and 2017 seasons only may be used for entry.

IF YOU FALSIFY MARKS AND YOUR ATHLETES DO NOT MEET THE ENTRY STANDARDS POSTED, I WILL PULL THESE ATHLETES FROM THE MEET. AND, IF YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID FOR THEM, YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THEM.

Note: NCAA Rule 4-1: Misconduct is any act of dishonesty, unsportsmanlike conduct, unprofessional or breach of law occurring at the locale of the competition or warm-up that discredits the event or intercollegiate athletics. Misconduct includes the intentional reporting of false marks for entry purposes. Acts of misconduct are subject to reprimand or ejection by the referee or meet management.

EVENT CHECK-IN

Initial check-in must occur at least one hour of scheduled event.

Event check-in area will be located at the South East corner of the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Field Events
Check-in time will be 90 minutes prior to competition

Implement weigh-in will be at the facilities shed in the North East corner of the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

Warm-up will be allowed 60min prior to competition- 15minutes prior to event only first flight competitors.

There will be 10min warm-up between flights

GENERAL INFORMATION

Athletes from all levels, including individuals from more than 50 universities are scheduled to compete in the two-day event. Universities will get the action underway on Friday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. with the Women's Hammer Throw. The running events will open Friday also with the Women's 5,000 at 7 p.m. under the lights. Saturday's events will start at 10:00am.

Like the "J.O. Classics" of the past, the 2017 edition will serve as a stage for collegiate and post-collegiate athletes to perform at their highest levels in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. In its history, the Jesse Owens Track Classic has served as a top venue for many future and former Olympians. Current and past record holders for the Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic include Olympic medalists John Drummond, Michelle Finn, Allen Johnson, Edwin Moses, Dwight Stones and former Buckeyes Diane Dixon, Joe Greene and Butch Reynolds. Others of Olympic fame include Judi Brown, Roger Kingdom, Carl Lewis, Louise Ritter and Calvin Smith, as well as past OSU Olympians Mark Croghan and Stephanie Hightower.

Days: Friday, April 21, 2:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.; Saturday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
Meet Information: OhioStateBuckeyes.com
Live Stats: www.finishtiming.com

Parking: TO BE ANNOUNCED

OPENING HEIGHTS

Men's High JumpWomen's High Jump
1.93 m (6-4) Opening Height1.58 m (5'2.25") Opening Height
 
Men's Pole VaultWomen's Pole Vault
4.50 m (14'9") Opening height3.50m (11' 5.75") Opening height

EVENT ENTRY STANDARD

RUNNING EVENTSMENWOMEN
100m10.8012.30
200m21.8025.25
400m49.0057.50
8001:53.002:14.50
15003:54.004:40.00
Mile (For Conversion)4:12.004:58.00
110/100 H14.7814.70
400H55.0064.00
3000st9:30.0011:25.00
5000m14:48.0017:35.00
4 x 100m Relay41.8547.60
4 x 400m Relay3:14.003:55.00

FIELD EVENTSMENWOMENCURRENT FLIGHT SIZES
Long Jump22-3.75, 6.80m17-06, 5.33m2 flights, 9 to finals
M/W Triple Jump44-08, 13.61m36-0, 10.97m2 flights, 9 to finals
M/W Pole Vault15-3, 4.65m11-11.75, 3.65mtop 24 that meet the standard
M/W High Jump6-6, 1.98m5-4.25, 1.63mtop 24 that meet the standard
M/W Shot Put50-0, 15.24m42-0, 12.80m2 flights & a Championship flight, 9 to finals in each
Discus155-0, 47.25m126-0, 38.42m2 flights, 9 to finals
Hammer170-0, 51.83m150-00, 45.73m2 flights & a Championship flight, 9 to finals in each
Javelin165-0, 50.31m108-00, 32.92m2 flights, 9 to finals

Please note minimum measurements in all throwing events and long/triple jumps.
Please note starting heights for pole vault and high jump.

IF YOU FALSIFY MARKS AND YOUR ATHLETES DO NOT MEET THE ENTRY STANDARDS POSTED, I WILL PULL THESE ATHLETES FROM THE MEET. AND, IF YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID FOR THEM, YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THEM.

PROGRESSIONS

Men's High JumpWomen's High Jump
1.93(6-4) Opening height1.58 (5'2.25) Opening Height
1.98(6-6)1.63 (5'4.25)
2.03(6-8)1.68 (5'6)
2.08(6-9.75)1.73 (5'8)
2.11(6-11)1.77 (5'9.75)
2.14(7-0.25)1.80 (5'10.75)
 
Men's Pole VaultWomen's Pole Vault
4.50 (14' 9") Opening height3.50 (11' 5.75") Opening Height
4.65 (15' 3")3.65 (11' 11.75")
4.80 (15' 9")3.80 (12' 5.50")
4.95 (16' 2.75")3.95 (12' 11.50")
5.10 (16' 8.75")4.10 (13' 5.25")
5.25 (17' 2.75")4.25 (13' 11.25")
5.40 (17' 8.75")4.40 (14’5.25")
5.50 (18’0.5”)4.50(14’9”)

MINIMUM FIELD MARKS

2017 Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic
College/Open Progressions & Minimum Marks for Measurement

Athletes need to have met the standard(s) within (2016 and 2017 seasons only)
to be able to enter the meet at www.finishtiming.com Post-collegiate
and Unattached entries are permitted, but must have
met the entry standards.

**Please Note: Measurements at competition will only take place beyond these standards.**

Men's Shot Put50-0, 15.24mWomen's Shot Put42-0, 12.80m
Men's Discus155-0, 47.25mWomen's Discus126-0, 38.42m
Men's Hammer170-0, 51.83mWomen's Hammer150-00, 45.73m
Men's Javelin165-0, 50.31mWomen's Javelin108-00, 32.92m
Men's Long Jump22-3.75, 6.80mWomen's Long Jump17-06, 5.33m
Men's Triple Jump44-08, 13.61mWomen's Triple Jump36-0, 10.97m
Men's Pole Vault14-9, 4.50mWomen's Pole Vault11-5.75, 3.50m
Men's High Jump6-4, 1.93mWomen's High Jump5-2.25, 1.58m

FACILITIES

Located on Fred Taylor Drive, north of Lane Avenue, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium is the newest addition to The Ohio State University Department of Athletics' aggressive campaign to upgrade and build state-of-the-art facilities for competition.

The 10,000-seat Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium arguably is one of the finest multi-sport facilities in the country, hosting track and field and lacrosse in the spring and soccer in the fall.

It serves as a cornerstone to the surrounding Ohio State athletic complex that features the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, softball's Buckeye Field, the field hockey North Turf Field, Bill Davis Stadium and the 19,200-seat Jerome Schottenstein Center.

Dimensions
East Grandstands: 3,242 seats
Soccer Field: 76 yd. X 118 yd.
Men's Lacrosse Field: 60 yd. X 110 yd.
Women's Lacrosse Field: 70 yd. X 120 yd.
Track Lanes: 9 lanes, each 48 in. wide
Steeplechase Pit
Pole Vault Boxes (4 directions)
Height of top row of seats: 40 ft.
Height of flagpoles: 25 ft.

PACKET PICK-UP

Athlete and team packets will be available in the equipment shed in the North East corner of the stadium.

PICK-UP TIMES:
April 21, 2pm-7:30pm
April 22, 9am-1pm

**Athletes will not be able to compete unless they receive their bib number from the packet pick-up

RESULTS/PERFORMANCE LISTS/SEEDING

Live results and performance/heat/flight sheets:

Live Results on www.finishtiming.com

2017 Performance List