Penobscot, Piscataquis & Hancock Area Track & Field Meet
May 1, 2019N/A
2019 Special Olympics Regional
Track & Field Meet - Penobscot, Piscataquis & Hancock Area
Event Date: May 1, 2019. Registration due by April 1, 2019
Location: Cameron Stadium, Behind William S. Cohen School, Bangor
Event Co-Chairs: Wendy Gilbert & Ryan Welch
9:00- Events Start
To register your delegation for this event, please use the links provided below to access the online registration forms.
Delegations are required to provide qualifying scores for all events their athletes compete in. Qualifying scores should be obtained by completing the required training and will be used to properly division events by age and ability. All measurements must be in METRIC.
Head of Delegation Form is required: 2019 HOD Registration Form
Athlete Registration: 2019 Track & Field Athlete Registration Form
Events offered- 50M Run, 100M Run, 200M Run, 400M Run, 800M Run, Mile Run, 1K Walk, Shot Put, Softball Throw, Running Long Jump and Standing Long Jump. (Relay teams are a separate form, see below)
Athletes may register for up to three events plus a relay. If an athlete registers for more than three individual events, they will be dropped from the easiest event.
IMPORTANT: Athletes may participate in only two of these 3 events: Softball Throw, 50M Run, or Standing Long Jump. Athletes in the Running Long Jump must be able to jump 1 meter to make it into the sand. Athletes with a mile time over 12 minutes are encouraged to register for a shorter distance (800M, 400M, or 200M) due to time constraints. Athletes in the Shot Put may not compete in the Softball Throw; and athletes in the Running Long Jump may not compete in the Standing Long Jump.
Unified Relay and 4x100 Relay Team Registration: 2019 Unified Relay & 4x100 Relay Team Registration Form
Unified teams are to consist of 2 Athletes and 2 Unified Partners. Please enter athletes in the desired race order, example Entrant 1 will run leg 1 of the relay. As a reminder coaches are not permitted to compete on a Unified Relay.
Motor Activities Registration: 2019 Motor Activities Registration Form
Events offered- 10M Walk, 25M Walk, 100M Walk, 25M Wheelchair Race, 25M Motorized Wheelchair Race, 50M Wheelchair Race, 50M Motorized Wheelchair Race, 30M Wheelchair Slalom, 30M Motorized Wheelchair Slalom, Motor Activities Softball Throw.
Motor Activities are for athletes with physical impairments, who use walkers or wheelchairs or who are aging and slowing down. Athletes who prefer walking over running as a sport may also register in this category. Athletes may register up to three events. During wheelchair races athletes may not be pushed/pulled or assisted during the race. This venue also includes a Softball Throw. Athletes registered in Motor Activities, must use the Motor Activities Softball Throw. Athletes registered in Motor Activities are not eligible to register for the traditional events.
Athletes must have a current Athlete Medical and Consent/Release on file with SOMaine prior to May 1st in order to be properly registered for this event. To check on your athletes medical and consent information contact Mike Littlefield, email@example.com or 207-879-0489. Blank Medical and Consent Forms can be downloaded by going to: www.somaine.org/sports/athlete-resources/. Medicals remain current for three years and the release is good forever (or until updated). The Release form was recently update in 2017. Any athlete with a Release form signed prior to January 1st, 2017 must submit a new updated consent/release.
It is important to be training now in order for athletes to be properly prepared for competition. Encourage your athletes to do stretching and warm-up activities. Encourage athletes to outdo their own best time/measurement or to train for new or more challenging events. Athletes in Motor Activities must also be trained in their chosen sport. Don’t forget to record times and measurements during practices as accurate scores are essential for creating well matched heats.
This information and the registration links will also be available on the SOMaine website at https://www.somaine.org/events/calendar-of-events/ by selecting the May 1st event date on the Calendar of Events.
We look forward to May! If you have any questions you can email the event co-chair Wendy Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org or if you have any questions regarding the registration process you can email Christina Ehrhard at email@example.com. Thank you!
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