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ELIGIBILITY

Competition is open to all men and women 30 years of age and older, including non-US citizens. Individuals will compete in five-year age groups, relays in 10-year age groups. The meet will be run in accordance with USATF Competition Rules and Regulations. A 2002 USATF membership will be required for all US residents and your card must be shown at number pick-up. Membership may be obtained through:
  • your local USATF association
  • print and mail the USATF membership form
  • on-line at USATF.ORG
  • or on-site at the meet for $20.

ENTRY

Entry deadline is March 8, 2002. Entry fee is $30 for the first event, $15 for each additional event. Entry fee for the Pentathlon is $60 (the pentathlon does count as a first event). After March 8th a late fee of $10 per event will be charged. No entries, additions and/ or changes will be accepted after March 18, 2002.

Relay registration will take place on-site only at $20 per team. In order for a competitor's name to be printed in the meet program and to receive final instructions, applications must be received by USATF- NE no later than March 1st.

Admission to the facility is free for all competitors and their guests.

HEADQUARTERS HOTEL

Headquarters hotel is The Westin Copley Place Boston, 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston - $99 single/ double, $109 triple, and $119 quad occupancy. 1-800-WESTIN-1 or 1-617-262-9600.

To get the special rates reservations must be made by March 7, 2002; mention the National Masters Championships at the time of making your reservation.

TRANSPORTATION

The Westin Hotel is one block from the Back Bay station. From there it is three stops on the MBTA (" T") Orange line to the Roxbury Crossing station. Roxbury Crossing is across the street from the Reggie Lewis Facility.

RESULTS

FinishLynx Automatic Timing. Results will be posted immediately on a stadium scoreboard. Hard copies will be posted in the gymnasium, and electronic results will be available at www.usatfne.org following the conclusion of the meet.

AWARDS

USATF Championship medals will be awarded to the top three places in each age group of each event final. Foreign athletes will receive a duplicate award. Championship patches will be presented to winners of individual events, however, will be limited to one patch per participant.

FRIENDS OF THE NATIONAL MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Help ensure the high quality of the Championships and future meets with a donation. All contributors will be listed in the official meet program and receive a full set of meet results. Please consider one of the following:

  • Platinum $250 Platinum level contributors will receive an event bag, polo shirt, t-shirt and pin.
  • Gold $100 Gold level contributors will receive an event polo shirt and pin.
  • Silver $50 Silver level contributors will receive a meet T-shirt and pin.
  • Bronze $25 Bronze level contributors will receive a pin.

THURSDAY NIGHT SOCIAL

There will be a dinner get together on Thursday night. Details to follow. $20 per person (dinner/soft drinks/coffee/tea/gratuity).

MEET INFORMATION

Meet information and updates will be available at www.usatfne.org. Lists of entrants will be posted beginning March 1st.

USATF-New England -- (617) 566-7600 office@usatfne.org

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY MARCH 22
8:00 a.m. Pentathlon - Registration
Pentathlon Women Men
Order of Events
60 M Hurdles 60 M Hurdles
High Jump Long Jump
Shot Put Shot Put
Long Jump High Jump
800 Meters 1000 Meters
9:30 a.m. M70+ and All Women
10:00 a.m. M60-69
10:30 a.m. M50-59
11:00 a.m. M40-49
11:30 a.m. M30-39

2:00 p.m. General Registration
Track Events Schedule
4:00 p.m. 3000 Meters All Women
4:45 p.m. 3000 Meters M70+
5:05 p.m. 3000 Meters All remaining men
Throws Schedule
3:00 p.m. Weight All Women
5:00 p.m. Weight Men 60+
Jumps Schedule
3:00 p.m. Pole Vault Men 60+ and All Women, Together

SATURDAY MARCH 23
8:00 a.m. Registration


Track Events Schedule
9:00 a.m. 60 Meters Preliminaries and Trials, All
10:30 a.m. 60 Meters Finals, All
11:45 a.m. New Balance Mile All Women
12:15 a.m. New Balance Mile All Men
2:00 p.m. 400 Meters Timed Finals, All
4:30 p.m. 4 x 800 M Relay All
5:00 p.m. 60 M Hurdles Trials and Finals, All
Throws Schedule
9:00 a.m. Shot Put Women
  Shot Put Men 50-59
11:00 a.m. Shot Put Men 40-49
  Shot Put Men 70+
1:00 p.m. Shot Put Men 60-69
  Shot Put Men 30-39
2:30 p.m. Weight Men 50-59
4:30 p.m. Weight Men 40-49
6:00 p.m. Weight Men 30-39
Jumps Schedule
9:00 a.m. Long Jump Men 30-39
10:00 p.m. Pole Vault Men 50-59
  Long Jump Men 40-49
12:00 noon High Jump Men 30-39
  High Jump Men 70+
  Long Jump Men 50-59
1:30 p.m. High Jump Men 40-49
  High Jump Men 60-69
  Long Jump Men 70+
2:00 p.m. Pole Vault Men 40-49
3:00 p.m. High Jump Men 50-59
  Long Jump Men 60-69
4:30 p.m. Long Jump Women, All
5:00 p.m. Pole Vault Men 30-39

TBA Athletes General Meeting


SUNDAY MARCH 24
8:00 a.m. Registration

Track Events Schedule
9:00 a.m. 200 Meters Trials, All
10:30 a.m. 800 Meters Timed Finals, All
12:00 Noon 200 Meters Finals, All
1:00 p.m. 3000 M Racewalk Women
1:45 p.m. 3000 M Racewalk Men
3:00 p.m. 4 x 400 M Relay All
Throws Schedule
10:00 a.m. Superweight Women 60+ (indoors)
to follow Superweight Women 30-59 (indoors)
to follow Superweight Men 70+ (indoors)
11:00 a.m. Superweight Men 60-69 (outdoors)
to follow Superweight Men 50-59 (outdoors)
to follow Superweight Men 30-49 (outdoors)
Jumps Schedule
10:00 a.m. High Jump Women, All
  Triple Jump Men 30-39 AND M60+
11:30 a.m. Triple Jump Men 40-49
12:30 p.m. Triple Jump Men 50-59 AND All Women

COMPETITION ORDER - TRACK EVENTS

Women followed by men, oldest to youngest. Age groups may be combined to fill sections. If the number of entrants in an age group does not exceed the number of available lanes, preliminary rounds of the 60 meters, 60 meter hurdles, and 200 meters will be eliminated; finals only will be run as scheduled. The Championships will not be delayed for any reason. NOTE that field event starting times may need to be adjusted due to the size of fields.

FACILITY/IMPLEMENTS

Six lane, lightly banked 200 meter Mondo Track, eight lane straightaway. Use of starting blocks is restricted to those provided by the facility. All shoes will be checked, with only 1/4" pyramid spikes or flats permitted, no hexagonal elements. Acceptable spike implements will be available at the meet. There will be one weight and two shot circles, throwing onto a synthetic surface. Soft-shell shot and bag weight implements only, except for the Superweight (men 30-69), which will be contested outdoors.

Starting heights will be determined by facility equipment and meet officials. Minimum High Jump height will be 2 feet 8 inches; minimum Pole Vault height will be approx. 5 feet. Polevaulters should bring their own poles.

There will be no 27 inch hurdles. Please refer to the implement rules that went into effect as of 4/1/2001.

2002 NATIONAL MASTERS INDOOR MASTERS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
ENTRY FORM
First Name .
Last Name .
Address .
City .
State .
Zip .
Country (if not USA) .
Telephone .
Male/Female .
Age (as of 3/22/02) .
Date of Birth .
Club/Affiliation .
2002 USATF Number .
Citizenship (if not USA) .
Resident Alien
(if not US citizen)?
.
e-mail address .

 Event   Best Recent Performance   Fee
Pentathlon (counts as first event)   .   ($60)   .
1. .   .   ($30)   .
2. .   .   ($15)   .
3. .   .   ($15)   .
4. .   .   ($15)   .
5. .   .   ($15)   .
6. .   .   ($15)   .
Late fee for entries postmarked after 3/8/02, # ______ events @ $10 each:   .
Total Entry Fees:   .
 
Masters Committee Surcharge (see note below)   5.00
 
T-shirt order (pre-event only)
S___ M___ L___ XL___ XXL___
Total #______ shirts @ $13:
  .
 
Friends' of the National Masters Championships Contribution ($250/100/50/25/other):   .
Thursday Night Social ($20 per person):   .
 
TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED:   .

*The National Masters Track & Field Committee requires the Committee Surcharge. All such funds are forwarded to the Committee and will used for Committee representatives to attend and assist at Championship meets.

All fees must be paid prior to the meet. Faxed entries will not be accepted.

WAIVER AND RELEASE: In consideration of your accepting this entry into the National Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against USATF, USATF- New England, its employees, agents, officers, the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, Roxbury Community College, the sponsors, the volunteers and their representatives, successors and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by me in said event, or as a result of my travel to and from the competition. I attest and certify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for the competition and that my date of birth is as stated on this application. I authorize meet personnel and its agents permission to request emergency medical treatment or care as necessary to insure my well being. I agree not to cover or alter my competitor number in any way on pain of disqualification, and I acknowledge that my entry fee is non- refundable, including if the event is canceled.

Signature:

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Date:

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Prior to sealing the envelope and sending in your application, please make sure that you have:

  • Completed all information
  • Signed the application
  • Enclosed your check for the total entry fee ($30 for the first event, $15 for each additional event, $60 for the pentathlon) and and Masters Committee Surcharge of $5. After March 8 a late fee of $10 per event (or pentathlon) must be added. There will be no refunds of entry fees for any reason.
  • Made your check payable to USATF-New England, US funds only and drawn on a US bank.
  • And ... to assist with media information and help the meet announcer, all athletes are invited to enclose a separate sheet with their notable performances.

Mail application with entry fee to:
National Masters Indoor Championships
USATF-NE, P.O. Box 1905, Brookline, MA 02446.

The street address is: 2001 Beacon Street, Suite 207, Brighton, MA 02135.



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