Halden Invitational

Halden Invitational – April 18, 2020



Davis Senior High School; 315 West 14th Street; Davis, CA 95616

The track is located on the north part of campus, at Ron and Mary Brown Stadium.  The entrance to the stadium parking lot is on Oak Street.


Start Times

  • Sprints and hurdles will begin at 10am; we will move through the events as fast as we can.
  • The Distance Carnival begins at 4:45pm. 
  • Some field events begin at 10am; some, at 11am.  Refer to the “order of events” for the field event start times.



We will use Finishlynx fully-automatic timing.  Results will be processed in Hytek and posted to the athletic.net and EPI databases following the meet.


How to Enter Your Team and Register Your Athletes

Entries will be done through www.athletic.net.  In order to enter and compete, schools must first be confirmed by the meet director.  Email Coach Spencer Elliott selliott@djusd.net to reserve a spot for your team.


Please don’t exaggerate times and marks, and please don’t make predictions.  Use marks accomplished this year.  We want to create fair, competitive heats.



  • Sprints, Hurdles, and Field Events: we will have all four divisions: Frosh/Soph boys and girls, Varsity boys and girls
  • Distance Carnival: We will have two divisions: Varsity boys and girls.  You can enter high school athletes of any age into these races.  We will seed by time.
  • Middle School/Youth Club: This year will offer competition for middle school athletes in the 100m, 200m, 800, and 1600m.  Do not register Middle School or Youth Club athletes into any other events. 


Entry Limits

  • Distance Races: Entries are unlimited.  We will not have a frosh/soph division for the distance carnival; enter your frosh/soph athletes in the varsity division.  We will then seed the races by time.
  • Sprints and Hurdles: You may enter up to three athletes per event, per division.
  • Relays: You may enter up to two relay teams per event, per division.  Please indicate an A and a B, and put a time for each team.
  • Field Events: You may enter up to three athletes per event, per division. 

In shot put, discus, long jump, and triple jump, we will limit the field size to 30 athletes per event, per division.  We will post accepted field athletes on www.dhstrack.com by Thursday, 4/16.
High jump: Varsity Girls, 4’5”; Frosh/Soph Girls, 4’1”; Varsity Boys, 5’5”; Frosh/Soph Boys, 5’1”
Pole vault: Varsity Girls, 7’0”; Frosh/Soph Girls, 6’0”; Varsity Boys, 10’0”; Frosh/Soph Boys, 8’0”

Entry Deadline

All entries are due in athletic.net no later than Tuesday, April 14th at 11:59pm (midnight).


Entry Fee

$10.00 per athlete; $250.00 max per high school; $100.00 max for youth clubs and junior highs and teams competing in the distance carnival only.

Payments are due on or before meet day.  If you intend to mail your entry fee, please allow enough time for your payment to arrive prior to April 18.  Make checks payable to Davis High School Track and Field.


Team Packets

Team packets will be available at the coach/athlete entrance to the stadium.  Entry fees must be paid to receive team packets.  The packets will include athlete bibs and four coach wristbands.



We will not add new athletes after the close of entries.  Important: Substitutes already entered in different events may wear their own bibs.  Substitutes not entered in another event must wear the entered athlete’s bib. 



The top three athletes per individual event, and the four members of the winning relay team will win awards. There will be an awards table near the finish line, and awards will be available approximately 15 minutes following the event.  Awards will not be mailed, so make sure you pick up your awards before the conclusion of the meet.



Parking is free, and the lot is located on Oak Street, next to the stadium.  Additional parking is located on 14th street, next to the tennis courts.


Spectator Admission

$5.00 general; $3.00 for students with ID; $3.00 for senior citizens



We will have t-shirts and food for sale.

Team Tents

Team tents will be allowed in the bleachers and on the North field along the fence.  Please do not place tents in places that will obstruct one’s view – Place tents at the top of the bleachers.  Be sure to anchor your tents securely.



We will have a trainer available


Additional Information or Questions

For additional information contact Spencer Elliott at selliott@djusd.net or 530-219-4573, Bill Gregg at williamjgregg@aol.com or visit www.dhstrack.com.