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Additional InformationDownload Meet Contract Here
You are invited to the 14th Annual Marine Corps Holiday Classic on Thursday, December 27th. The meet will be sanctioned by the National Federation of High Schools and is open to all high school age athletes competing on their high school teams.
We'd like to announce that long time meet director Lou Vasquez has steeped down. To honor his years of service to the Armory the meet MVP award at the Hispanic Games has been named after him.
Please note that a boys and girls One Mile Steeple Chase has been added to the program at 9:00am.
The featured Invitational events will be the 800m Run and the Distance Medley Relay. The top 6 athletes in each event will receive plaques
Thank you for choosing Marine Corps Holiday Classic and The New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory. We look forward to seeing you.
Tim Fulton & Bassett Thompson
1) Enter your team and divisions you will compete in by December 2nd at 12:00am
2) Enter all of your athletes & relays by December 19th at 11:00pm
3) Print out your confirmation/contract
4) Have your AD sign contract
5) Submit a copy to your business office & keep one for yourself
6) Mail in your signed contract OR bring on meet day
Coaches who meet the deadlines will only be able to update their rosters until December 19th 11:00pm
Note that these instructions are on the US Portal and you will have to return to your state site to actually find your team and enter the meet.
MEET DAY - INORDER TO PICK UP YOUR PACKET & COMPETE YOU MUST
1) Have Turned in your signed contract or have it with you
2) Pay your fee OR have a school purchase order
Invitational event acceptances will be posted on ArmoryTrack.com on December 29th.
Just a reminder, that once an entry is accepted the entry fee should follow.
The fee is an entry fee and not a participation fee
Teams are encouraged to enter early. Once the meet reaches maximum size the online entry will be turned off and all late entries will be rejected.
Meet Day Instructions
Pick up your team packet and either pay bill, turn in PO, or turn in signed entry contract.
INDIVIDUALS (Steeple Chase & Field Events)
In your packet every athlete will have a sticker with their name, school, event, and bar code on it. Have athletes bring the proper stickers to check in at each event. No sticker = you did not enter properly = that athlete is not competing. Even athletes in Invitational events need their stickers. All events will be verbally seeded on meet day EXCEPT Invitational events.
You will be given unique relay cards for the exact number of relays you entered online. You will also be given "Relay Stickers" unique to your school that need to be attached to your "Relay Card". Without BOTH of these things you cannot run in the meet. Please write the athletes names on the BACK of the card. The athletes' names you entered online will appear in the results.
Each athlete can compete in any two events and can only compete on one day.
All individual events cost $6.00 per entry
All relay events cost $20.00 per relay
There is a $20.00 minimum entry per school
Freshman & Sophomore Events - NO SPIKES ALLOWED IN ANY EVENT
Varsity Events- ¼ spikes only - ALL ATHLETES WILL BE CHECKED
SATURDAY FIELD EVENTS OPENING HEIGHTS
Boys Pole Vault 10-00
Girls Pole Vault 7-00
Boys High Jump 5-06
Girls High Jump 4-06
TEAM AWARDS (Points = 10-8-6-4-2-1)
Friday The top three boys and girls teams will receive trophies
Saturday The top three boys and girls teams will receive trophies
INVITATIONAL EVENT AWARDS
Top 6 get plaques and T-Shirts
Top 6 places get medals and T-Shirts
Top 6 get T-Shirts
Marine Corps Classic - Order of Events
Boys Varsity One Mile Steeplechase Final
Girls Varsity One Mile Steeplechase Final
Girls Freshman 4x800m Relay Final
Boys Freshman 4x800m Relay Final
Girls Sophomore 4x800m Relay Final
Boys Sophomore 4x800m Relay Final
Girls Varsity 4x200m Relay Trials Trials
Boys Varsity 4x200m Relay Trials Trials
Girls Freshman 4x200m Relay Final
Boys Freshman 4x200m Relay Final
Girls Sophomore 4x200m Relay Final
Boys Sophomore 4x200m Relay Final
Boys Invitational 800m Run Final
Girls Invitational 800m Run Final
Boys Varsity 4x200m Relay Final
Boys Invitatational Distance Medley Final
Girls Varsity 4x200m Relay Final
Girls Invitatational Distance Medley Final
Boys Varsity Distance Medley Final
Girls Varsity Distance Medley Final
Girls Freshman 4x400m Relay Final
Boys Freshman 4x400m Relay Final
Girls Sophomore 4x400m Relay Final
Boys Sophomore 4x400m Relay Final
Girls Varsity 4x800m Relay Final
Boys Varsity 4x800m Relay Final
Girls Varsity Sptint Medley Final
Boys Varsity Sptint Medley Final
Girls Varsity 4x400m Relay Final
Boys Varsity 4x400m Relay Final
Girls Varsity 220m Shuttle Hurdle Relay Final
Boys Varsity 220m Shuttle Hurdle Relay Final
Boys Varsity Shot Put Relay Final
Boys Varsity High Jump Relay Final
Boys Varsity Pole Vault Relay Final
Boys Varsity Triple Jump Relay Final
Boys Varsity Long Jump Relay Final
Girls Varsity Shot Put Relay Final
Girls Varsity High Jump Relay Final
Girls Varsity Pole Vault Relay Final
Girls Varsity Triple Jump Relay Final
Girls Varsity Long Jump Relay Final