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DATES

June 15-20, 2019



LOCATION

UNM Track & Field and Soccer Complex

1800 Avenida Cesar Chavez SE

Albuquerque, NM 87106

 



EVENTS

Track Events: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500 Meter, 4 x 100 Relay
Field Events: Discus, Hammer Throw, High Jump, Javelin, Long Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put, Triple Jump


MISC INFORMATION

2018 Participant List: Participant Lists will be posted shortly after registration has closed.

Practice Information: TBD

Spike Information: Spikes cannot exceed ¼ inch

Starting Blocks: Starting blocks will be provided for competition

Headphones: Headphones & electronic devices will not be allowed at the Games for use during competition or in designated warm-up areas for any reason (please see USATF Competition Rule # 159)

Track Information: TBD

Implement Shipping: (Pole Vault & Javelin Only)

National Senior Games

C/O Matt McKernan

Assistant Director of Facilities

1414 University Blvd. SE

Albuquerque, NM  87106

Please make sure National Senior Games is written on the label



ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. The Local Organizing Committee shall provide certified implements for all events and age groups. In addition, athletes shall be permitted to use their own implements, provided they have been certified by the Track & Field Committee. Athletes who wish to use their own implements shall agree to all certification procedures including but not limited to marking, impounding, etc. Athletes must provide their own vaulting poles.

2. Shoes must comply with USATF Rule 143, 3(a)-(f).

3. Registration for the relay event will take place at the track venue. Age division of relay teams will be based on the age of the youngest team member as of December 31, 2019.



QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

1. All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners or athletes meeting this sport’s NSGA minimum performance standards in competition at a 2018 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2019 National Senior Games. 

2. All athletes who compete in hammer throw at a 2018 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2019 National Senior Games.

3. Athletes who reside in a state that does not offer the hammer throw, or pole vault may qualify for those events by meeting the “limited” event qualifying criteria in Rule D.

4. Athletes that qualify for and compete in the 50-, 100-, 200-, 400- or 800-meter events at the 2019 National Senior Games will be eligible to compete in the 4x100-meter relay. Athletes cannot qualify to compete in the relay event except in this manner.

 

Format:

1. For field events, if there are more than 12 athletes in any age division, a qualifying round may be held.

2. For track events, the number of heats will be determined based on the number of entries.

3.The 1500-meters will be a timed final event.

4. Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each event within each age division.



MEDALS / AWARDS

Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each style within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.

Track & Field

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Track & Field, 1500M Race Walk, 1500M Power Walk

The stadium is a 5,000-seat facility and the 400-meter Versaturf construction track is composed of eight racing lanes and includes a steeplechase water-jump. To bolster performances, sprints can be run in either direction to mitigate the effects of unfavorable weather. The two jumps runways, two pole vault runways and a high jump apron are also of Versaturf construction. The world class training environment and facilities at UNM provide an opportunity for exceptional running and field event performances. 

 


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