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Event Logo 2020 USATF New England Indoor Points Chase
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - Sunday, March 15, 2020
various
Mass., NH, RI, , VT

The USATF-NE Points Chase is back for 2019-2020!

Athletes compete during the indoor season with their performances earning points from the IAAF scoring tables - these tables allow comparisons across all event disciplines. Competitors' top 4 scores duing the season through the March 15 are totaled for final placings.  Athletes competing in the USATF-NE meet earn bonus points. 

The top 5 scoring open athletes - male and female combined - will earn cash awards.
The top 3 Masters - totaling their top 3 age graded percentages - will also win a cash award. 
Allevents are included.

Athletes submit their performances and USATF-NE does the scoring. Weekly scoring updates will be published.  

Rules and Eligibility
1. Athlete must be USATF-New England Members, at least 18 years old, and not a current NCAA athlete to accept prize money.
2. Results must be from a meet within the USATF-New England association (NH, VT, RI, MA)
    One performance achieved from outside the NE association may be used. 
3. The four (4) best performances from 2019-2020 indoor season will be scored
4. Athletes should submit all eligible performance; scores will be updated with improved results
5. Athletes accumulate points based on IAAF indoor scoring table values
6. Open athletes competing at the USATF-New England Championships will be awarded 100 bonus points. 
7. Results must be submitted by the athlete or coach throughout the season via the entry submission link.  Final submission deadline is March 16, 2020

Performance requirements: 
1. Events scored are 55m/60m, 55m/60mH, 200m, 300m, 400m, 600m, 800m,1,000m, 1500m/mile, 3000m, 5000m, LJ, TJ, HJ, PV, SP, WT
2. Track performances must have Fully Automatic Timing (F.A.T.).  Field event marks must be submitted in metric distances. 
3. A link to the full meet results must be submitted with the performance
5. Performance window is December 1, 2019 through March 15, 2020
6. All results must be submitted by March 20, 2020

Masters Rules and Exceptions
All the above rules are in effect with the following exceptions
1. Final score is the best three (3) total performances
2. Points are awarded based on WMA age grading
3. No bonus points are awarded for any meet. 

Direct questions to Jeff Rockwood, series scorer, jrockwood@usatfne.org, or MIke Travers, USATF-NE Masters TF Chair - mtravers@usatfne.org


PERFORMANCE SUBMISSION FORM 
Open Award Structure                        Masters Award Structure
Mixed Gender                                     Mixed Gender
1) $400                                               1) $250
2) $300                                               2) $100
3) $150                                               3)  $50
4) $75  
5) $25
In the event of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the athlete with the best single performance / highest single score.