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Before registering for your event, please read the Sunflower State Games General Rules, Refund Policy and Frequently Asked Questions.

 
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Due to the heat in July, the Track and Field meet will be held over 2 days. It will be ran the evening of Friday, July 13th and the morning of Saturday, July 14th to avoid the heat during the day.
 
DATE:
July 13-14, 2018
SITE:
Hummer Sports Park, SW 6th and Tuffy Kellog Dr.,
Topeka, KS 66606. Click here for directions.
TIME:
See below for the schedule of events.
 
Check-In will open at the entrance of the stadium on Fri., July 13th at 1pm & Sat., July 14th at 7am
 
Avoid the hassle and lines at check-in by taking advantage of the Pre-event packet pick-up on Thurs., July 12th from 4-8pm at Academy Sports in Topeka. See below for more information.
 
All Athletes must check-in prior to their first event.
FEE/PAYMENT:
$30 per athlete. Maximum of 10 events.
 
By registering for this event all participants agree to the Sunflower State Games NO refund policy.
REGISTRATION:
DEADLINE:
Saturday, July 7. Deadline will not be extended. Absolutely NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted. No Exceptions.
 T-SHIRTS:
COMMISSIONER:  
Perry Henault: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 785-845-0762
 
MALE DIVISIONS
FEMALE DIVISIONS
RUNNING EVENTS
FIELD EVENTS
8 & Under 8 & Under 1500-Meter Race Walk Shot Put
9-10 9-10 100-Meter Dash Discus
11-12 11-12 200-Meter Dash Javelin
13-14 13-14 400-Meter Dash Triple Jump
15-16 15-16 800-Meter Run High Jump
17-18 17-18 1500-Meter Run Pole Vault
19-29 19-29 3000-Meter Run Long Jump
30-34 30-34 80-Meter Hurdles Hammer Throw
35-39 35-39 100-Meter Hurdles  
40-44 40-44 110-Meter Hurdles  
45-49 45-49 4 x 100 Relay Rally  
50-54 50-54 4 x 400 Relay Rally  
55-59 55-59 Steeplechase  
60-64 60-64    
65-69 65-69    
70-74 70-74    
75-79 75-79    
80+ 80+    

COMPETITION FORMAT:

  • USATF rules as modified by SSG will govern the meet.
  • For all participants the age group is determined by their age on the day of competition.
  • For the safety of all participants, throwers must have prior knowledge and experience throwing implements. NO FIRST TIME THROWERS!
  • Medals must be picked up on site and will NOT be mailed. Please note that for field events, results will not be posted until the conclusion of the event.
  • All participants are advised to bring their own water bottles to remain hydrated in the excessive heat. Water stations will be set up throughout the complex, however in an effort to reduce waste from paper cups, you are encouraged to bring your own water bottle for refills.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

  • Field event check-in will be on-site. Please be ready to compete at that time. Events will begin promptly when scheduled.
  • All running event check-in will be conducted at the heating tent.
  • Please note that for running events, a rolling schedule will be used. All running events will be conducted Female first followed by Male, and youngest to oldest.
  • It is the athletes responsibility to have all warm up completed prior to competition start time. Note: As with all track meets, events may run faster or slower, depending on the number of entries.
  • Cafeteria style denotes that you have an opportunity to complete all trials in your registered field events within the allotted time. IT IS THE ATHLETE'S RESPONSIBILITY TO HAVE COMPLETED ALL TRIALS IN THEIR FIELD EVENTS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING OF THE EVENT!
  • In the High Jump and Pole Vault competitions, the bar will be begin at the height noted by the Games Committee. Once the bar begins it's progression, it will not be lowered for any reason, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • All result protests must be made no later than 30 minutes after the results have been posted on site. A protest fee of $75 will apply and must be paid on site. If the protest is ruled to be in favor of the protesting party, the $75 protest fee will be returned.
  • ALL RESULTS ARE FINAL AFTER THE 30 MINUTE PROTEST DEADLINE AND WILL NOT BE CHANGED ONCE THEY ARE POSTED ON THIS WEB SITE.
  • Medals will be distributed to the top three in each group once all trials have been completed in particular age groups. Medals must be picked up on site and will not be mailed. NO EXCEPTIONS.
FRIDAY, JULY 13TH RUNNING EVENTS
(Rolling schedule starting at 6pm)
FRIDAY, JULY 13TH FIELD EVENTS
(Cafeteria Style)
100m Dash  Hammer Throw (Ages 13+): 1pm-4pm
800m Run  Shot Put (Ages 13+): 4:30pm-9pm
200m Dash
 Triple Jump (Ages 13+): 5pm-8pm
3000m Run  Discus (Ages 11+): 4pm-8:30pm
4x400m Relay Rally  High Jump (2'6" Start Height): 5pm-9:30pm
1500m Race Walk
 
SATURDAY, JULY 14TH RUNNING EVENTS
(Rolling schedule starting at 9am)
SATURDAY, JULY 14TH FIELD EVENTS
(Cafeteria Style)
80m Hurdles  Javelin (Ages 13+): 8am-12pm
100m Hurdles  Pole Vault (ages 13+) (5' 6" Start Height): 8am-12pm
110m Hurdles  Long Jump: 8am-12pm
1500m Run  Shot Put (Ages 12 and Under): 8am-10am
400m Dash  Turbo Javelin (Ages 12 and Under): 10am-12pm
Steeplechase (Ages 13+)  
4x100m Relay Rally  
A rolling schedule will be used for all running events. Female first followed by male, and youngest to oldest

PACKET PICK-UP:

Packet Pick-up will take place at Academy Sports, located at 1133 SW Wanamaker, on Thursday, July 12 from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. If you check take advantage of packet pick-up at Academy Sports, you do not need to check in at the entrance to the stadium prior to competition. Please note: Late entries will NOT be accepted at packet pick-up.

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RELAY RALLY:

The purpose of the Relay Rally is to allow friends or family members to compete on the same team, no matter the age or gender. When contemplating your participation in this event, keep the following in mind: This is an exhibition event that provides a unique opportunity for various friends or family members to compete together. The goal of the Relay Rally is to provide a  FUN experience! If you are a highly competitive relay team looking to fill your trophy case with medals, this event is probably not for you. Please keep in mind that the Relay Rally is considered an ancillary event to the other events on the schedule. Therefore, in order to compete in the Relay Rally, you MUST be registered to compete in other running or field events. So please, take our word for it when considering your participation in the Relay Rally, do not do it with intention of setting records, taking home medals or even testing yourself against top level competition; DO IT FOR FUN! Teams must register on site at heating area when called. You will not pre-register for the relay during the online registration process. Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three teams in the Relay. RELAYS WILL NOT BE RUN BY SPECIFIC AGE GROUPS OR GENDERS. NO EXCEPTIONS.

 
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