Loretta Smith Middle School Invitational

Tallahassee, FL
Hosted by Rickards HS

Meet Information

FRIDAY, April 7th 2017

The modified schedule is listed below.

After (April 6 @ 5 PM) entry deadline has passed all entries are final. Coaches may scratch but may not substitute or add entries.

Meet managed by: The Panhandle Track & Field Officials Association, INC.

Gates Open 9:00am

Coaches Meeting 10:00am (Center Field)

@ 10:40am. All MS/HS teams must assemble in the center field 20 minutes prior to meet start for presentation of colors by The James S. Rickards ROTC. Field photo by RHS Photographers.

Long Jump Pole Vault (G/B simultaneously)
Triple Jump Shot Put (TJ-B; Shot-G)
High Jump Discus (G then B)


3200m Run starts at 11:50 am -MS G / B then HS G then B

Running Events (timed finals) start at 1:00pm 

4 x800 Relay MS G / B then HS G / B throughout.
4x100m Relay
Special Presentation to Legendary Coach Loretta Smith
4x400m Relay
Announcement of Team Winners

$35 for MS for one gender entry.
$45 for MS for both gender entry.
$80 for HS individual gender team entry or $100 for both
gender team entry.
$100 for a school entering both b/g MS and b/g HS.
Individual entry $10.

Accept race day payments, make checks payable to Rickards High School Track; or mail checks in advance to Rickards High School Track 3013 Jim Lee Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32301

No refunds to no shows if meet is canceled.

General Admission $5/ Parking free

Meet is sanctioned by FHSAA

Officials provided by The Panhandle Track & Field Officials Association, INC

All NFHS & FHSAA rules will be enforced. (Uniform rule included).

FAT timing utilized (Eagle Eye / Links)

Coaches meeting at 10:00am report to the starting line.


Field Events start at 11:00am
Long Jump Pole Vault (G/B simultaneously)
Triple Jump Shot Put (TJ-B; Shot-G)
Discus (G then B)

After first performance toss in Shot/Discus or jump long or triple, a minimum toss will be needed to score. All first legal tosses and jumps will be scored. There after a minimum standard mark must be achieved to score. Attempts that do not meet the minimum will be recorded as a scratch or failed attempt.

F.A.T will be utilized (Dually timed)

Team Awards: Both Boys and Girls 1st Place Team Trophies Runner-up Team Trophies awarded.
First Place Medals to the winners of each event only. All awards will be given at the conclusion of each event at the finish line end zone.

Event Limits 4
Relay Limits 1

Contact Coach Gilmore at 850-528-6460 for any questions or concerns. Text messages preferred.