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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
FAMU Relays Central: Full Meet Information
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
Release:02/21/2017
Meet Information 
66th Annual FAMU Relays 
Site: Florida A&M University, Pete Griffin Track Complex Tallahassee, FL 
Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 
Time: 7:30am Saturday 

Awards: Plaques will be given to first place relays. T-shirts will be given to the first place 

Finisher in each individual event. (ONLY COLLEGIATE ATHLETES ON A COLLEGE TEAM ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AWARDS) 

Scoring: No individual points or team scores awarded. 

Entries: All entries must be made online at www.directathletics.com 

Entries are due by 11:59pm on Wednesday March 2, 2017. No entries will be accepted after this date. 

Entry Limits: College/University teams may have unlimited entries of athletes in each individual running event. Teams may enter 3 entries in HJ, PV, SP, D, and J. Teams may enter 2 entries in horizontal jumps; Long Jump and Triple Jump and may enter up to (2) teams in each relay event. 

Entry Fees: Entry Fee Per Team: College Men: $300.00, College Women: $300.00, Or $30.00 per entry if there are less than 10 team members. Unattached entries should be emailed to darlene.moore@famu.edu. Make your check or money order for the entry fee payable to: Florida A&M University Track & Field No Personal Checks will be accepted. 

Packets: Packets will be ready Friday, March 3, 2017 between 9:00am and 5:00 pm in the Athletic Ticket Office at the Lawson Center (New Gym). 

Hotels: There are plenty of hotel rooms available in Tallahassee. However, you should make your reservations as soon as possible. 

Parking: Park across the street in Bragg Stadium Football parking lot. 

Seating: Athletes must sit in the east stands only. 

Meet Information 

66th Annual FAMU Relays 

Site: Florida A&M University, Pete Griffin Track Complex Tallahassee, FL 

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 

Time: 7:30am 

Awards: Plaques will be given to first place relays. T-shirts will be given to the first place finisher. (ONLY COLLEGIATE ATHLETES ON A COLLEGE TEAM ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AWARDS) 

Scoring: No individual points or team scores awarded. 

Entries: All entries must be made on-line at www.directathletics.com Entries are due by 11:59pm on Wednesday March 2, 2017. No entries will be accepted after this date. 

Entry Limits: College/University teams may have unlimited entries of athletes in each individual running event. Teams may enter 3 entries in HJ, PV, SP, D, and J. Teams may enter 2 entries in horizontal jumps; Long Jump and Triple Jump and may enter up to (2) teams in each relay event. 

Entry Fees: Entry Fee Per Team: College Men: $300.00 College Women: $300.00 Or $30.00 per entry if there are less than 10 team members. Unattached entries should be emailed to darlene.moore@famu.edu. Unattached Athletes: $30.00 Make your check or money order for the entry fee payable to: Florida A&M University-Track & Field No Personal Checks will be accepted. 

Packets: Packets will be ready Friday, March 3, 2017 between 9:00am and 5:00 pm in the Athletic Ticket Office at the Lawson Center (New Gym). 

Hotels: There are plenty of hotel rooms available in Tallahassee. However, you should make your reservations as soon as possible. 

Parking: Park across the street in Bragg Stadium parking lot. 

Seating: Athletes must sit in the east stands only. 

Any athlete on the track while not actively participating in an event will be disqualified from the meet. 

Spikes: Only 1/4" spikes may be used. (Spikes MUST be checked-in for Inspection) 

Warm-up Area: General warm-ups must be completed outside the fenced track area south of the track and on the track backstretch if no races are going on. The Gaither Gym will also be available to the athletes. 

Coaches ARE allowed in the fenced track and field areas. 

Protests: Protest should be made in writing immediately after the event or no later than 30 minutes after the official results have been posted. The protest should be delivered to the meet director in the press box. 

Conduct of Field 

Events: All horizontal jumps and throw events will be conducted as four jump/throw finals. 

Field Venue Surfaces: Cement platforms are provided for the weight events. Long jump, triple jump, and high jump runways have a rekortan surface. 

Implement Weigh-in: Field implements must be weighed before competition. Saturday 8:00am-12:30pm 

Opening Heights: 

Women Men Women Men High Jump 4’8” 6’0” 4’10” 6’0” Pole Vault 7’ 11’ 7’ 11’ 

Cut-off Marks: 

Women Men Women LJ 17’0” 21’5” 16’ TJ 37’0” 44’0” 34’ SP 35’0” 42’0” 34’ DT 100’ 120’ 90’0” 

Officials: United Track and Field Officials Association will be the officials for the meet. 

Timing and Judging: Hy-Tek and the FinishLynx System will be used to determine the official time and order of finish for all races. Field event judges will measure, record and post all results on the performance indicator boards for coaches and spectator interest. 

Sanctions: FAMU Relays is sanctioned under the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 

Questions: Coach Darlene Moore- Phone: (850) 412-7957 Fax: (850) 599-3810 Director of Track & Field Coach Assistant Coaches Stormie Charles, Harold Rose and Ben Wolf- Phone (850) 599-3835 

Florida A&M University 

66th Annual FAMU RELAYS 

Saturday, March 4, 2017 

Pete Griffin Track 

THIS WILL BE A ROLLING SCHEDULE 

Session 1: Saturday, March 4, 2017 • Starts 7:30 a.m. 

7:30 a.m. Women’s 10,000m Run University/ College Finals 

Men’s 10,000m Run University/ College Finals 

Women’s 800 Meter Run University / College Finals 

Men’s 800 Meter Run University / College Finals 

Women’s 400 Meter Dash University / College Finals 

Men’s 400 Meter Dash University / College Finals 

Women 100m Meter High Hurdles University/ College Prelims 

Men 110 Meter High Hurdles University/ College Prelims 

Women’s Distance Medley University / College Finals 

Men’s Distance Medley University / College Finals 

Women’s 100 Meter Dash University / College Prelims 

Men’s 100 Meter Dash University /College Prelims 

Session 2: Saturday, March 4, 2017 • Starts 11:45 a.m. 

11:45 a.m. Opening Ceremonies 

FAMU Senior Recognition 

FAMU Track & Field Homecoming Presentation 

Women’s 4x100 Meter Relay University / College Finals 

Men’s 4x100 Meter Relay University / College Finals 

Middle School Girls 4 x 100 Meter Relay 

Middle School Boys 4 x 100 Meter Relay 

FAMU Alumni Reunion 4 x 100m Relay 

Women’s 4x800 Meter Relay University / College Finals 

Men’s 4x800 Meter Relay University / College Finals 

Women’s 100 Meter High Hurdles University / College Finals 

Men’s 110 Meter High Hurdles University /College Finals 

Women’s 1500 Meter Run University /College Finals 

Men’s 1500 Meter Run University /College Finals 

Women’s 100 Meter Dash University/ College Finals 

Men’s 100 Meter Dash University/ College Finals 

Middle School Girl’s 100 Meter Dash Finals 

Middle School Girl’s 100 Meter Dash Finals 

FAMU Alumni Reunion 100 Meter Dash Finals 

Women’s 400 Meter Hurdles University /College Finals 

Men 400 Meter Hurdles University / College Finals 

Women’s 200 Meter Dash University/ College Finals 

Men’s 200 Meter Dash University/ College Finals 

Women’s 1600 Sprint Medley University/College Finals 

Men’s 1600 Sprint Medley University / College Finals 

Women’s 5000 Meter Run University/College Finals 

Men’s 5000 Meter Run University / College Finals 

Women’s 4x400 Meter Relay University College Finals 

Men’s 4x400 Meter Relay University / College Finals 

Field Events Schedule of Events 

9:00 a.m. Women’s Javelin Throw University / College Finals (4 Throw Final) 

•Men’s Javelin Throw University / College Finals to follow Women’s 

9:00 a.m. Men’s Long Jump University / College Finals (South Pit) 

•Women’s Long Jump University / College Finals (North Pit) 

12:00 p.m. Women’s Shot Put University / College Finals (4 Throw Final) 

•Men’s Shot Put University / College Finals to follow Women’s 

12:00 p.m. Men Discus University/ College Finals (4 Throw Final) 

Women’s Discus University/ College Finals to follow Men’s 

1:45 p.m. Women’s High Jump University /College Finals 

•Men’s High Jump University /College Finals to follow Women’s 

12:30 p.m. Women’s Triple Jump University / College Finals (South Pit) 

•Men’s Triple Jump University / College Finals (North Pit) 

2:30 p.m. Women’s Pole Vault University / College Finals 

•Men’s Pole Vault University / College Finals to follow Women’s


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