2019 Track & Field Meet


Join us this summer for the 31st Annual ShopRite Nutmeg State Games Track & Field Meet hosted by the City of New Britain! This is a great opportunity to compete in a statewide tournament in Central Connecticut. This year's Track & Field Meet will be hosted by Veterans Memorial Stadium (Willowbrook Park) in Saturday, July 13th. The Track & Field Meet is sanctioned by the USATF. 

The Track & Field Meet will be coordinated by:

Please Note:

  • Age cut off date for all Age Groups will be 12/31/2019 - following USATF Age Divisions.
  • Participants need to supply their own implements. Starting Blocks will be provided.
  • Admission for spectators is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 students and senior citizens.

Sport Details

2019 ShopRite Nutmeg State Games Track & Field Meet Schedule

  • Registration & Implement Weigh-In Opens at 7:00 AM and will remain open until 12:00 PM
  • MANDATORY: 1/4 SPIKES OR SMALLER
  • Participants will be allowed 4 jumps and/or 4 throws. There will be no FINALS.
  • Participants should be ready 30 minutes prior to their schedule event start times
  • 8:00 am - Hammer Men
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 8:00 am - Javelin Women
    • Oldest to Youngest: 40+ & Older, 13 - 30
  • 8:00 am - Shot Put Women
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 8:30 am - Long Jump & Triple Jump Men's & Women's
    • Triple jump will begin after the completion of the Long jump
    • Pit 1 (Women) - Oldest to Youngest 40+ & Older, 19-30, 15-18, 11-14, 10 & Younger
    • Pit 2 (Men) - Oldest to Youngest 40+ & Older, 19-30, 15-18, 11-14, 10 & Younger
  • 8:30 am - High Jump Men
    • 3 Jumps per attempted height
    • Oldest to youngest (Men 40+ & Older, 15-30, 11-14, 10 & Younger
  • 8:30 am - Pole Vault Men & Women
    • Men will begin at 8:30 am followed by the Women
    • (Men) All Ages then (Women) All Ages
    • No limit in Jumps unless the athlete fails three jumps in a row.
  • 9:30 am - Hammer Women
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 9:30 am - Turbo Jav Boys & Girls
    • 12&U and Younger, Boys will begin at 9:30 am followed by the Girls
    • Turbo Javelin will be held on Javelin runway in the throwing area.
  •  10:00 am - Shot Put Men
    • Oldest to Youngest: 40+ & Older, 13 - 30
  • 10:30 am - TRACK EVENTS BEGIN:
    • One Mile Race Walk
    • One Mile Run
    • 400 Meters
    • Steeple Chase
    • 100 Meters
    • 800 Meters
    • 200 Meters
    • Two Mile Run
  • 10:30 am - Javelin Men
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 11:00 am - Discus Women
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 11:00 am - High Jump Women
    • 3 Jumps per attempted height
    • Oldest to youngest 40+ & Older, 15-30, 11-14, 10 & Younger
  • 1:30 pm - Discus Men
    • Oldest to Youngest: 40+ & Older, 13 - 30
  • 1:30 pm - Shot Put Boys & Girls
    • 12&U and Younger, Girls will begin at 1:30pm followed by the Boys

The Nutmeg State Games Track & Field Meet is sanctioned by the USATF. 

  • Please Note: you do not have to be a USATF member to compete.
  • The Track & Field Meet is an open competition.
  • Non USATF Members are allowed to compete.
  • All results will be submitted to USATF. 

The Nutmeg State Games will be offering a DISCOUNT Program for Track & Field Youth Programs entering 10 or more participants from one club. For further details on this offer please contact our office at (860) 788 7041 or nutmeg@nutmegstategames.org

The newly renovated 9-lane oval track circles a regulation-size football field. The track was dedicated to coach Irving S. Black in April 1992. Seating is all in metal bleachers, with 7 sections of 27 rows each on either side of the field. The estimated capacity is 8,448. Other features include: track runway for the javelin, shot put throwing area, four long jump pits, two pole vault stations and two throwing cages for the discus and hammer. The stadium is owned by the City of New Britain, and is part of Willowbrook Park.

Your age group will be determined as of the calendar year of your birth (12/31/2019)

High Jump

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+

Pole Vault

  • 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

Long Jump

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

Triple Jump

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

Shot Put

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

Discus

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

Hammer

  • 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

Javelin & Turbo Jav.

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

Your age group will be determined as of the calendar year of your birth (12/31/2019)

100 Meter Dash

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

200 Meter Dash

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

400 Meter Dash

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18,  19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

800 Meter Dash

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

2000 Meter Steeple Chase

  • 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

1 Mile Run

  • 8 & Under, 9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14, 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

2 Mile Run

  • 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

1 Mile Racewalk

  • 15 - 16, 17 - 18, 19 - 29, 30+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

Please click here to view the Weights Specifications for Implements

**NOTE: Weigh-ins will not be conducted for pole vault at the Masters' division.**

  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal substances are permitted in the possession of athletes.
  • Behavior on and off the competition field by any person’s associated with the "Games" must follow the highest standards.
  • Use of foul or abusive language constitutes a violation of the Code of Conduct.
  • All athletes must respect the decisions of the officials and umpires during and after competitions.  Any harassment will constitute a violation of the Code of Conduct.
  • Unruly behavior by spectators towards players, coaches, volunteers, and/or officials will not be tolerated.  Such behavior may result in the dismissal of the offending spectator from the competition site.
  • Any participant’s behavior deemed in violation of the Code of Conduct, as decided by the Nutmeg State Games administrative staff, subjects the competitor to expulsion from the "Games".

Participants entering an individual sport competition or meet are requested to submit an Individual Sport Athlete Registration Form and the Appropriate Individual Sport FEE as soon as possible to enhance their chances of competing in the Nutmeg State Games. In addition to the Individual Sport Registration Form and Individual Sport Fee participants are requested to include PROOF OF AGE for certain sport offerings. Please see the list of Sports below that require submission of proof of age. Proof of age includes a copy (please do not send originals) of one of the following: valid driver’s license, copy of a birth certificate or a copy of a passport.

You have the option to either Register ONLINE or by HARDCOPY - You do not have to do both! 

To be considered for competition of the Nutmeg State Games an Individual Sport Participant must submit the following:

  1. Individual Sport Athlete Entry Form
     
  2. One check covering appropriate Individual Sport Fee
     
  3. Proof of age (a COPY of one of the following: Driver’s license, Birth Certificate or Passport).
    1. Proof of Age is required for the following Individual Sports: Archery, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Track & Field and Wrestling

The Nutmeg State Games Administration will notify a participant of his or her status by a confirmation email once the Registration goes through. Participants will be selected on a first come, first served basis. Participants not selected because of receipt after the registration deadline or other specified date (please see appropriate sport for registration deadline dates) will receive a full refund as soon as verification is possible.

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The Nutmeg State Games administration works closely with all Connecticut media outlets regarding any interesting stories about athletes and teams that will be participating in the "Games". If you have an interesting story to tell, we are all ears!

Human interests stories typically address situations "off-the-court". Do you volunteer in the community? Are you great at something other than the sport you are playing? Are you following in the steps of a a sibling or parent? Of course, if you are doing something great on the court please provide us with all the details.

If you, your team or someone you know fits any of these questions, please pass along this information or feel free to contact our office, and we would be happy to coordinate coverage on their behalf. - Please send all info to info@nutmegstategames.org.

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