2021 Track & Field Meet 


*** Due to the weather the Track & Field Meet has been moved to Sun., July 11th. *** Areas of Willowbrook Park (Veterans Stadium) were flooded and will require time to dry out.  

THE MEET PROGRAM IS NOW POSTED ONLINE. Please click on the ICON below. 

Date Change: Sun., July 11th
Times: Registration & Implement Weigh-In OPENS at 7:00 AM

The Track & Field Meet will be coordinated by:

Sport Details

Dear Participant,

The CT Sports Management Group, Inc. welcomes you to the 2021 ShopRite Nutmeg State Games Track & Field Meet.  Events will take place at Veterans Memorial Stadium (Willowbrook Park) 230 John Karbonic Way New Britain, CT 06051.

This event will be complying with all local regulations and any additional public health notices in place at the time of the event, including recommendations from USA Track & Field. 

Below is our health and safety plan for the event with specific instructions for athletes, officials and spectators. 

General Guidelines

  • If you have not received the COVID-19 Vaccination, it is strongly recommended that you wear a mask.
  • Athletes who registered on Athletic.net (only) will also be required to complete a COVID Waiver and submit at athlete check-in the day of the meet. Please print the waiver in advance, sign & bring with you to the event
  • All athletes must check in at Registration at the main gate of the stadium.
  • Implement weigh-ins will be held at the field event area.
  • In congested areas it is recommended that you wear a mask when social distancing of at least six feet cannot be maintained.
  • Anyone that is not feeling well, suffers from chronic or immunocompromised conditions or has experienced any COVID-19 symptoms (coughing, shortness of breath, fever, etc.) in the past ten days should not attend the event.
  • Anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within the last fourteen days must produce written clearance to participate from a physician that confirms a COVID-19 negative status. 
  • Athletes are encouraged to bring their own water. The concession stand at Veterans Memorial Stadium will open during the meet to purchase water and other beverage options. Note: hours are limited.

Specific Running Event Guidelines

  • Athletes will be required to social distance while checking in with clerk prior to each race.
  • Athletes will only enter the track near the Clerking Area.
  • Athletes will exit the track nearest Finish Line Area.
  • These are one-way entrances/exits to maintain social distancing.

Specific Field Event Guidelines

  • Events will be run “Flight (Age Group) Specific”. Warmups and competition one flight at a time. Only those competitors competing in a specific flight will be at the event area.
  • In throwing events, each competitor must provide their own implements (that pass inspection).
  • Next competitor will not be called up until the sector/pit is cleared.
  • Jumping events, athletes bring their own chalk. No tape or chalk will be supplied by meet management.
  • Jumping Events, athletes and parents are not allowed in jumping events area until their flight is called up to compete.
  • Athletes and coaches are requested to wait for their flights (away from the event area) to help us maintain social distancing.
  • Limit 1 coach per team while flights are in progress
  • Each flight will have a 10 minute warm-up period. 

Track Event Heats, Field Event Flights & Results

  • Track Event Heats, Field Event Flights and Live Results (once an event is completed – all participants) will be posted online at: https://www.nestiming.com/live-results  
  • Awards can be picked up at the Awards Area at any time during the event if the award participant prefers.

We look forward to a fun and safe event!

ShopRite Nutmeg State Games Track & Field Meet Schedule & Information 

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. 

Please Note:

  • Meet Schedule Times are approximate. Event Times will NOT start earlier than scheduled. 
  • Track and High Jump events take precedence over ALL other events.
    • The High Jump bar will NOT be lowered
  • Athletes with event conflicts MUST check in with the official at conflicting events before attending a Priority event
  • Athletes throwing in the lower field must sign in for attendance at the field tent
  • Each Flight will have a 10 minute warm-up. 
  • All Athletes: Check in with officials 30 minutes before your scheduled start time.
    • Meet Schedule times are Approximate
  • Age cut off date for all Age Groups will be 12/31/2021 - 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.
  • Registration & Implement Weigh-In Opens at 7:00 AM and will remain open until 1:00 PM
  • 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

2021 T&F Meet Schedule 
Event Times will NOT start earlier than scheduled. 

  • 8:00 am - Hammer Men
    • Youngest to Oldest: 15 - 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: 15 - 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
  • 11:30 am - Discus Women
    • Youngest to Oldest: 12 & Under, 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
  • 2:00 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

Your age group will be determined as of the calendar year of your birth (12/31/2021)

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 (12/31/2021)

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.**

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.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!

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.

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@csmg.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.

Parisi Speed School (Bristol & Enfield) is the Official Training Partner of the Nutmeg State Games!

With over 75 locations nationwide, the Parisi Speed School is recognized as the country's premiere athletic performance enhancement organization for youth athletics. Using techniques that have produced over 190 NFL draft picks, our specially trained performance coaches deliver a positive training experience that improves speed of movement and strength in character regardless of ability or economic status.

Whether training individual athletes or entire teams, athletes see clear results in performance and self-confidence from our programs. Call us today for more information and a free introductory class.

Parisi Bristol
842 Clark Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010
Business Number:  860-314-0122
http://www.parisischool.com/bristol/

Parisi Enfield
3 Weymouth Rd.
Enfield, CT 06082
Business Number:  (860) 745-2408
http://www.parisischool.com/enfield/ 

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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