Grand Prix Description:
● A Grand Prix competition in track and field is held over the course of multiple dates.
● Athletes earn points for each event in which they compete.
● The amount of points earned is based on the performance.
● The athlete with the highest number of points at the end of the competition is the winner.
● Our Grand Prix competition will be held as a part of the four meets planned for the remainder of the 2021 MSTCA season.
● Athletes can enter to compete in any of our 6 specific event categories.
● Events will be scored using the IAAF scoring tables to produce male and female champions in each of the categories noted below. Event Categories:
● Sprints Championship: 55m Hurdles, 55m Dash, 200m, 300m, 400m
● Middies Championship: 600m, 800m, 1000m
● Distance Championship: 1 mile, 2 mile, 5000m
● Jumps Championship: Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump
● Throws Championship: Shot Put
● Multis Championship: 1 event from each of the 5 categories above Entry Rules:
● Athletes must enter and compete in at least three of the four meets.
● In the Sprints, Middies, Distance, and Jumps Grand Prix competitions, athletes must compete in at least two different events within the categoryover the course of the meets. Scoring will be based on your three best performances, and no more than two of your scores can be from the same event.
● Athletes can replace a score with a higher score in a subsequent meet, provided they meet the other entry requirements (three meets minimum; two different events minimum; three scores total).
● The Throws Championship will be based on your best performance in any three of the meets.
● Multis must compete in one event from each of the five event categories over the course of the Grand Prix meets. Scoring Procedure:
● IAAF scoring tables will be used for all events.
● If any meet is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, the MSTCA reserves the right to alter the number of events/meets required for the Grand Prix.