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Sunday, April 22, 2018

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Iowa Senior Games
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Monday, March 19, 2018

Mail-In: Monday, April 2, 2018
Online Only: Monday, April 9, 2018

On-site registration is not available for this event

1. All races will be run as timed finals. Those requiring heats will be run in randomly drawn heats. 
2. In case of a tie TAC rules governing ties shall apply. 
3. Two false starts by an individual disqualifies him/her from that competition. 
4. Maximum spike length shall be 1/4". 
5. Age divisions may be grouped for convenience of running the meet but awards will be given for place 
within your own age group. 
6. If any participant is physically aided by another person during an event he/she shall be disqualified. 
7. 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. Any implement certified and used in competition must be made available to any of the competitors. 
8. Shoes must comply with USATF Rule 71. 

1. For track events, the number of heats will be determined based on the number of entries. 
2. The 1500-meters will be a timed final event. 

1. This meet will be conducted in accordance with USA Track & Field rules, except as modified herein. For a copy of these rules, please write or call: 
 USA Track & Field 
 One RCA Dome Suite 140 
 Indianapolis, IN 46225 
 (317) 261-0478

1. Each contestant gets four attempts (trials) in each event. Only one fair trial is required to place. 
2. Trials shall be taken in order listed on sheet. Failure to take trial when called will result in pass (failure). Only exceptions are those who request to be excused for 10 minutes only to participate in another event. 
3. Fouls: 
 - Shot Put: Touching ground outside of circle or top of toe board outside of circle or failure to leave by back half of circle. 
 - Discus: Touching ground outside of circle or failure to leave by back half of circle. 
 - Long Jump: Any part of takeoff foot/feet extending beyond plane of scratch line. 
 - Standing Jump: Any part of takeoff foot/feet extending beyond plane of scratch line. 
 - Triple Jump: Any part of takeoff foot/feet extending beyond plane of scratch line. 
4. Measure each trial in long jump/standing/triple jump. In shot and discus, each throw may be measured or marked with flags and measured in groups as determined by officials. 
5. In the event of a tie, the second best throw or jump will determine the winner as per USATF rules. 

6. Weights of implements for age divisions of throwing events:
Age Division          Discus          Javelin          Shot Put
Men 50-54              1.5 kg           700g              6kg
Men 55-59              1.5 kg           700g              6kg
Men 60-64              1.0 kg           600g              5kg
Men 65-69              1.0 kg           600g              5kg
Men 70-74              1.0 kg           500g              4kg
Men 75-79              1.0 kg           500g              4kg
Men 80+                  1.0 kg           400g              3kg
Women 50-54        1.0 kg           500g              3kg
Women 55-59        1.0 kg           500g              3kg
Women 60-74        1.0 kg           400g              3kg
Women 75+            .75 kg           400g              2kg (or 6 lb)

Click HERE to view the heat sheets for the 2017 Eastern Iowa Senior Challenge

10:00-11:30 a.m. | High Jump (65+)
10:00-11:30 a.m. | Running Long Jump
10:00-11:30 a.m. | Standing Long Jump
10:00-11:30 a.m. | Javelin
11:00 a.m. | 100 M Dash
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | High Jump (50-64)
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Triple Jump
11:45 a.m. | 1,500 M Run
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. | Shot Put (50-64)
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. | Discus (65+)
12:15 p.m. | 400 M Run
12:45 p.m. | 1,500 M Race Walk
1:15 p.m.   | 50 M Dash
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.   | Shot Put (65+)
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.   | Discus (50-64)
1:45 p.m.   | 800 M Run
2:15 p.m.   | 200 M Dash

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