Event Information

Track and Field

Dates

  • Event:
  • Sat, July 15, 2017
  • Sun, July 16, 2017

Schedule

Please refer to our Schedule of Events page for a detailed schedule by day.


Other Info

 2017 Entry Form

 2017 Sport Information


Location

Senior High School
Daylis Stadium
425 Grand Ave.
Billings, MT 59101
(Concessions available onsite)

Entry Fees

Entry Fee:
(Up to 2 events)
$25/participant
Late Registration:
(After 5pm June 30)(Up to 2 events)
$30/participant
Entry Fee:
(Up to 5 events)
$30/participant
Late Registration:
(After 5pm June 30)(Up to 5 events)
$35/participant
Track & Field Camp:
(Includes entry into BSSG Track & Field)
$135/participant
Track & Field Camp Coaches Fee:
(FREE if 3 or more of your athletes attend)
$50/coach

**You may enter a total of five events if one is a relay. Each member of a relay team must complete an Individual Entry form.

 Online Entry Deadline: July 7th
 T-Shirt Deadline: June 30th at 5pm

Event Photos

Click the button below to view photos of the BSSG Track & Field event.

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Daylis Stadium
425 Grand Ave.
Billings, MT 59101

Event Sponsored by:

Commissioners

Bob Hogemark has served as a volunteer at the Big Sky State Games track venue for several years in a variety of capacities. Bob is a mathematics teacher, coach, and activities director at Park City High School. He has been the head track coach at Park City for 29 years.

Greg Mohl has served the Big Sky State Games at the Pole Vault venue since 2004. An independent Geologist by vocation he represents USA Track and Field, Montana Association in several capaciteis, and has coached in Red Lodge for over 15 years.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2015 and 2016 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2017 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2017 State Games of America in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling, Disc Golf, Fencing, Figure Skating, Flag Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Rollerskating, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.

World Record Track & Field Camp

Triple Jump, Long Jump, High Jump, Javelin, & Pole Vault

World Record Camps are designed by proven winners for dedicated young athletes. Ultimately, the goal is to unlock each person’s full potential and improve their performance so they can compete at the highest level and have fun doing it! Training recommended for young athletes 12-18 years old at all ability levels.

Camp Informtion
Camp Date: Friday, July 14
Check In: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Site: West High School Track
2201 St. John's Ave
Billings, MT 59101
Entry Fee: $135 Includes Camp on Friday and up to 5 Big Sky State Games Track & Field registrations for Saturday and Sunday
Track Camp Ages: 12 to 18 (recommended)

*Coaches encouraged to come: $50 Coaches Fee or FREE if 3 or more of your athletes attend. Please call the Big Sky State Games office at 406-254-7426 to register.

Camp Clinicians

Triple Jump
Willie Banks, personal record, 17.97m (58 feet 11.5 inches)
Achievements:
World Record Holder (1985-1995)
Olympic Athlete (1980, 1984, 1988)
1x Silver Medalist (1983 World Championships)

Long Jump
Michael Powell, personal record, 8.95m (29 feet 4.25 inches)
Achievements:
World Record Holder (1991-Today)
3x Gold Medalist (1991, 1993, 1995 World Championships)
2x Silver Medalist (1988, 1992 Olympic Games)
1x Bronze Medalist (1995 World Championships)

High Jump
Dick Fosbury, personal record, 2.24m (7 feet 4.2 inches)
Achievements:
Invented the Fosbury Flop
1x Gold Medalist (1968 Olympic Games)

Pole Vault
Tom Hintnaus, personal record, 5.76m (18 feet 10.7 inches)
Achievements:
Bronze Medalist (1983 Pan America Games)
Olympic Athlete (1980, 1984)

Javelin
Tom Pukstys, personal record, 87.12m (285 feet 9.2 inches)
Achievements:
American Record Holder (1993)
Olympic Athlete (1992, 1996)

Schedule of Events

Please view our Schedule of Events page for a detailed breakdown of events by day.

USA Track & Field Sanctioned

USA Track and Field sanctioned. This event will also serve as the USATF Open and Masters Association Championships in Racewalking and Track & Field. The top adult athletes that are USATF members by July 16, 2016 will be recognized as Montana Association Champions. Age groups are 18-30 (open), and in 5 year increments 31-100 (masters). To be elligible for USATF awards, you must obtain a USATF membership at www.usatf.org.

Special Information

  • Divisions based on age as of day of event, most divided into 5 year age groups.
  • Only track participants and officials will be allowed on the track and field.
  • If you are not preregistered in an event by entry deadline, you may not enter the day of meet.
  • Pyramid spikes up to 1/8 inch are allowed.
  • Starting blocks will be provided and may be used by participants 12 years and older for events up to 400 meters.
  • Participants are expected to bring their own throwing implements. Other athletes can use your throwing implement if you use it in competition.
  • Relays are considered an event. Each member of a relay team must complete a separate registration and specify relay team name.

Concessions available onsite. Bring plenty of shade!!

Throwing Weights & Hurdle Sizes

Please view our Throwing Weights page for a detailed summary of the applicable throwing weights for Shot Put, Discus, Hammer, and Javelin by Gender and Age Group. See the tables below for hurdle sizes.

Male Hurdle Sizes
Age Distance Hurdles Height
8 - 9 80 M 8 30"
10 - 11 80 M 8 30"
12 - 13 100 M 10 33"
12 - 13 200 M 5 30"
14 - 15 110 M 10 33"
14 - 15 300 M 8 30"
16 + 110 M 10 39"
16+ 300 M 8 36"
Female Hurdle Sizes
Age Distance Hurdles Height
8 - 9 80 M 8 30"
10 - 11 80 M 8 30"
12 - 13 100 M 10 30"
12 - 13 200 M 5 30"
14 - 15 100 M 10 33"
14 - 15 300 M 8 30"
16+ 100 m 10 33"
16+ 300 M 8 30"