The Points Chase is Back! A Guide to The 2018-2019 Indoor Points Chase

12/11/2018
 

USATF New England proudly announces the return of the Indoor Grand Prix series for the 2018/2019 Indoor Season. The Points Chase is a grand-prix style event where athletes compete at indoor meets within the New England Association and submit these performances for scoring. Scoring is done by I.A.A.F scoring table. An athlete can submit an unlimited number of performances, but only the top 4 (top 3 for masters) will be counted. These results can be submitted at newengland.usatf.org The athletes are then ranked by total number of points. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 5 open finishers and the top 3 masters.  Please see below for full eligibility and scoring guidelines.


2019 USATF-New England

Indoor Track & Field Points Chase

Rules for Eligibility
 

  1. Athlete must be USATF-New England Member

  2. Results must be from a meet within USATF-New England (NH, VT, RI, MA)

  3. 4 best performances from 2019 season will be scored

  4. Athletes should submit all eligible performances, scores will be updated with improved results

  5. Athlete accumulates points based on IAAF indoor scoring table

  6. Athletes competing at USATF-New England Championships will be awarded 100 bonus points

  7. Results must be submitted by athlete/coach throughout the season via link on

            USATF-New England website.

  1. Track performances must be F.A.T., field event marks in metric

  2. Performances must be submitted with link to meet results

  3. Events are 55m/60m, 55m/60mH, 300m, 400m, 600m, 800m,1,000m, 1500m/mile, 3000m, LJ, TJ, HJ, PV, SP, WT

  4. In the event of a tie, prize will be awarded to the athlete with best single performance

  5. Performance window is December 1, 2018 to TBD

  6. All results must be submitted by TBD

  7. Must be at least 18 years old and not a current NCAA athlete to accept prize money.

  8. Masters athletes are eligible to participate; however, a separate program will be offered for masters.


Masters Rules and Exceptions

All other rules are in effect.

      1) Best 3 performances

      2) Awards are based on WMA age graded tables.

      3) No bonus points awarded.

      4) Masters point chase ends on 2/28/18


            All questions can be directed to Jeff Rockwood, USATF-New England Track and Field                

            Chair/Boston-North Track Club Coach jrockwood@usatfne.org. All Masters questions to

            MIke Travers - mtravers@usatfne.org.


Submit Results on www.newengland.usatf.org


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