2013 John Mitchell Alabama Relays
March 22-23, 2013
Sam Bailey Track & Field Stadium - Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Facility Info/Directions Click here
Teams Competing Alabama, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Iowa, South Florida, Southern Miss, Tulane
Entry Information o All entries will be done via Direct Athletics. Please see the attached information sheet. No phone or faxed entries will be accepted.
o Entry Deadline is 7 p.m. (CST) Monday, March 18.
o You may edit and update your entries online any time before the entry deadline. All submitted entries in the system at the entry deadline will be considered FINAL.
o Entry restrictions will be strictly enforced (please see field sizes and entry restrictions below). Simply entering the meet does not guarantee acceptance.
o Accepted entries will be posted on www.rolltide.com by 7 p.m. (ST) Tuesday, March 19.
o Late entries will be assessed a $100.00 fine (per team) and will be admitted only at the discretion of meet management.
o Additional entries beyond the published limits will be given consideration by meet management. Please contact Adam Tribble at atribble@ia.ua.edu or 205-348-3558
o All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Entry Fee $400.00 per gender, $800.00 for combined teams. Fees may be either mailed to the address listed below or brought to packet pick up. Entry fees must be received before competition.

Make checks payable to:
Alabama Athletics
Alabama Track & Field Office
P.O. Box 870393
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0393
Entry Restrictions o Field limits will be strictly enforced  - see field sizes below
o 1 relay entry per team for the 4x100, 4x200, 4x400 and sprint medley relay
o 3 entries per team in all field events
o 3 entries per team in the 100, 100/110 hurdles, 400, 400 hurdles, 800 and 1500
o Unlimited entries in the 5000, 3000 steeplechase, and the distance medley relay
o Unattached and additional entries will be taken under consideration by meet management if positions are available.
o Invitational field sizes will be drawn from the top times entered (for example - the top 9 times entered in the 100 will be placed in the invitational 100 meters)
o The TFRRS results reporting system will be used to research and accept Alabama Relays entries. Best times/marks must be verified through the TFRRS from the 2012 & 2013 seasons.
Field Size Limits
Event No. Accepted Sections
All Field Events 25 2
100m 40 5
100/110m Hurdles 40 5
400m 25 3
400m Hurdles 25 3
800m 30 3
1,500m 40 3
100m Invite 9 1
400m Invite 8 1
4x100m 18 2
4x200m 18 2
4x400m 18 2
SMR 18 2
DMR Unlimited 1
DMR Unlimited 1
3,000m Steeplechase Unlimited 1
5,000m Unlimited 1
Packet Pick-Up Packet pick up will be at the athletic department ticket window on the main concourse of Coleman Coliseum.

For late pick-up please contact Kim Murphy (205-242-3947) or Adam Tribble (205-861-4082)

Pick up times:
Friday, March 22 - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 23 - 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Credentials Wrist bands will be provided for all competing athletes. Managers, coaches, media and trainers will be issued wrist bands upon request at packet pick up.

Visiting coaches will receive 3 (6 for combined programs) tickets to the Taste of Tuscaloosa. These tickets are not to be given to student athletes or parents. The Alabama Relays is a ticketed event.
Host Hotels Event block: Alabama Track and Field (Alabama Relays)

Hotel Capstone Tuscaloosa
320 Paul W. Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 343-1136
Group Contact: Carman Atchison

Courtyard Marriott
4115 Courtney Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
Group Contact: Tina Jones
Timing Timing will be done by Delta Timing Group
Preferred Lanes Sprint Races:
Oval Races:
Weigh-In Implement room is located behind the main grandstand at the Sam Bailey Track and Field Complex.

Weigh-in times: Friday, March 22 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, March 23 - 9 a.m. - Noon

The games committee has the discretion to withhold any throwing implements that may endanger anyone associated with the orderly and reasonable continuation of the meet.
Facility Availability The Sam Bailey Track and Field Complex will be open for pre-competition practice at the following times:

Thursday: 2-8 p.m. (Javelin 2-3:30 p.m., Discus 5-6:30 p.m., Hammer 6:30-8 p.m.)

Friday: 8-10 a.m. (Javelin 8-9a.m.)

Saturday: 8-11 a.m.

Weight Room: Contact Doug Reynolds dreynolds@ia.ua.edu or 205-861-4354 to schedule access
Event Check-In Athletes in running events must report to the clerk of the course 15 min prior to their event. Field event competitors should check in 90 minutes prior to their event with the head official at their event area.
Competition Warmup o No warm-ups will be allowed on the competition track (with the exception of the women's 4x200 and the women's 4x100)
o General warm-ups will be done in the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility or on the football practice fields.
o Field event warm-ups will be done at event site and conducted per NCAA rule.
Spikes -  Athletes will not be allowed to run if they do not comply with these rules.
- The only spike pins allowed on the facility are the 1/4 inch pyramid spikes from MF athletics. Please contact MF at 800-693-6052 Item # 463A 1/4 inch pyramid.
- No needle spikes or Christmas tree spikes are allowed.
- No permanent spike shoes allowed.
- Spikes will be checked and marked before entering the warm-up room.
- Shoes will be checked again before stepping on the competition track.
- This is the industry standard. Please abide by this rule. If your athlete is caught wearing the wrong spikes, he/she will be escorted out of the facility, and your team will be banned from the facility.
Runway Markings White athletic tape is the only acceptable runway marker. Chalk is not permitted. 
Height Progressions Women's High Jump - 1.60, 1.65, 1.70, 1.75, 1.80, 1.83, 1.86, 1.89, 1.92

Men's High Jump - 1.95, 2.00, 2.05, 2.10, 2.14, 2.17, 2.20, 2.23, 2.26

Women's Pole Vault  - 3.40, 3.55, 3.70, 3.85, 3.95, 4.05, 4.15, 4.25, 4.35

Men's Pole Vault - 4.45, 4.60, 4.75, 4.90, 5.05, 5.20, 5.30, 5.40, 5.50
Results Results will be available online at www.rolltide.com and posted outside the main grandstand.
Awards Champion relay teams will be awarded a trophy, 4 champion t-shirts and a special relays gift. Individual event winners will receive a champion t-shirt and a special relays gift. No awards will be given to unattached or professional athletes.
Training Room Standard training room modalities will be provided. For additional information please contact Bernard Burroughs at bburroughs@ia.ua.edu or 205-310-9554
Parking See parking diagram (Coming Soon). Please be mindful of all parking designations.
Shower and Locker Room Facilities Showers and locker rooms are located in Coleman Coliseum. Towels and toiletries will not be provided. Please contact Red Leonard at rleonard@ia.ua.edu or 205-361-2929 to gain locker room access codes.
Special Facility Rules o NCAA rules will apply in regards to all headphone use
o Food is not allowed in the indoor football building
o Coaching boxes will be established along the first row of the grandstands.
Updates Please continually check www.rolltide.com for any updates and schedule changes.