Washington State Senior Games

Track & Field

Dates:
Friday, July 21 and
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Times:
Hammer and Weight Throws (Friday, July 21)
9:30 am - weigh-in & certification for hammer and weight implements
11:00 am - Throws (1st, hammer; 2nd, weight)

All other Track and Field events (Saturday, July 22)
7:00 am to 3:00 pm (Event Schedule)
8:00 am - weigh-in & certification for all throwing implements
Venues:
Hammer and Weight Throws
Saint Martin's University
5300 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503

All other Track and Field events
May be moved to North Thurston High School for 2017
Tumwater High School
700 Israel Rd SW
Tumwater, WA 98501
Commissioners:
Track Events:
Dianne Foster
(360) 701-8129
run.dj4@gmail.com

Field Events:
Paul Kelly
360-250-5527
greatnw55@yahoo.com

Fran Melzer
360-878-7708
dancingran@mac.com
Track events:
  • 50 m
  • 100 m
  • 200 m
  • 400 m
  • 800 m
  • 1500 m
Field events:
  • Discus
  • Shotput
  • Softball Throw
  • Football Throw
  • High Jump
  • Long Jump
  • Standing Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
  • Pole Vault
  • Javelin
  • Hammer and Weight Throws
Fees:
  • Registraton fee: $33 ($23 if postmarked by May 26th)
  • Event fee: $9 per person per event
  • More information on fee details
Registration Rules:
  • No on-site registration is authorized.
  • All athletes must check-in to their individual events at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start.
  • If a participant wishes to be seeded, he/she must enter their best time during the past year on the registration form. Heats will be seeded according to times submitted. If no time is submitted, seeding will be random.
  • All runners must wear assigned numbers for the distance races.
Format/Rules:
  • USA Track and Field (USATF) rules and equipment standards apply, except as modified herein.
  • The order of events and approximate start times will be posted at the stadium.
  • Track Events
    • Only one false start will be allowed.
    • Heats will be organized: women first - youngest to oldest.
    • When participants check-in, they will receive their "bib number" if required.
    • The track is rubberized and spikes up to 1/4" will be allowed and must be provided by the athlete.
  • Field Events
    • Certified field event implements will be provided for use during the field events only, except for the pole vault.
    • Athletes will be permitted to use their own implements provided those implements have been certified.
    • All events will be oldest to youngest.
  • Hammer and Weight Throws
    • These throwing events will be contested Friday, July 21 at Saint Martin's University.
    • A current, valid USATF card is required for all competitors (Go to www.USATF.org for online purchase). Card must be presented at the venue.
    • No on-site registration is authorized.
    • Athletes must check in to their individual events at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start.
    • USATF rules and equipment standards apply. This is a USATF sanctioned competition.
    • There will be three (3) attempts for every event in the preliminaries; and three (3) more attempts for the top eight (8) in each age division.
    • Athletes will be permitted to use their own implements provided those implements have been certified.