Upstate NY Holiday Classic

Sat December 31, 2016 Rochester, NY 14623 US Directions



Rochester Institute of Technology, Gordon Field House, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY US 14623


Open Indoor Track & Field Invitational

Featuring the
2017 USA Juniors, Open, & Masters Indoor 5000m Race Walk Championships

Also serving as the
USATF Niagara Association Open & Master Men & Women Indoor Track & Field Championships
New this year – Youth events
Featuring the Roger Messenger Masters (30+) Mile
Hosted by RnR and the USATF Niagara Association

Saturday, December 30, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology, Gordon Field House, Rochester, NY

Additional information can be found at

Online Registration:

2017/2018 USATF MEMBERS - $20.00 per athlete – ONLINE ONLY.USATF members (save $5)
You will pay an additional small online processing fee.
To join/renew your USATF membership for 2017-18 please go to:
Online registration closes at Noon (ET) on Thursday, December 28, 2017.

ALL OTHERS - $25.00 per athlete - ONLINE ONLY.  Non USATF members
You will pay an additional small on-line processing fee.
Online registration closes at Noon (ET) on Thursday, December 28, 2017. 

(Become a member of USATF today and enjoy your membership until Dec 31, 2018)

First 250 online registrants will receive a FREE Holiday Classic commemorative tumbler glass. Entry fee is non-refundable.

Day-of-Meet Registration:

EVERYONE - $40.00 per athlete for day-of-meet registration beginning at 7:45am.
No special deals for USATF members.
Day-of-Meet registrants may receive a Holiday Classic commemorative tumbler glass – supply is limited.

Race Contact Info

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Order of Running Events

Order of Track Events

7:30 a.m.                     Doors Open - Packet Pick-Up for Online Registrants Begins

7:30 a.m.                     Doors Open - Day-of-Meet Registration Begins

8:30 a.m.                     5000m Race Walk – over 29:00                      Junior/Open/Masters

8:30 a.m.                     10,000m Race Walk – Men                 Invitation only Junior/Open/Masters

8:31 a.m.                     10,000m Race Walk – Women           Invitation only Junior/Open/Masters

9:45 a.m.                     5000m Race Walk – under 29:00        Junior/Open/Masters   

10:15 a.m.                   5000m Run Final                                 Women/Men - Sections as needed

                                    60m Hurdles Semi-Final                      Women (33”)

                                    60m Hurdles Semi-Final                     Men (42”)

                                    60m Dash Semi-Final                          Youth – all age groups, G/B, younger 1st

                                    60m Dash Semi-Final                          Women

                                    60m Dash Semi-Final                          Men

                                    1500m Run Final                                 Women/Youth

                                     1500m Run Final                                 Men

                                      60m Hurdles Final                               Men (42”)

                                     60m Hurdles Final                               Women (33”)

                                     60m Dash Final                                  Youth – all age groups, G/B, younger 1st

                                     60m Dash Final                                   Women

                                     60m Dash Final                                   Men

                                    400m Dash Final                                 Women

                                    400m Dash Final                                 Men

                                    800m Run Final                                   Women

                                    800m Run Final                                   Men

                                    200m Dash Final                                 Youth – all age groups, G/B, younger 1st

                                    200m Dash Final                                 Women

                                    200m Dash Final                                 Men

                                    3000m Run Final                                 Women

                                    3000m Run Final                                 Men

                                    Messenger Masters Mile                    Women, Sections as needed (Ages 30+)

                                    Messenger Masters Mile                    Men, Sections as needed (Ages 30+)  

                                    4 x 200m Relay                                   Youth – all age groups, G/B, younger 1st

                                    4 x 200m Relay                                  Women

                                    4 x 200m Relay                                   Men

                                    4 x 400m Relay                                   Women

                                    4 x 400m Relay                                   Men

                                    4 x 1500m Relay                                 Women

                                    4 x 1500m Relay                                 Men

Note: There is no “official” time order for running events after 10:15 a.m. We will proceed directly from event to event as allowed by the entry numbers. All events will be timed finals unless otherwise listed. Open 60m Dash and 60m Hurdles: The top 8 times will advance to the finals. Fast sections will run first unless otherwise indicated. The Messenger Masters Mile is open to Runners Ages 30+. See below for specific event information. Please do not contact RIT for information about this meet. Schedule subject to change, schedule posted on December 31, 2016 will be official.

Order of Field Events

9:00 a.m.                Implement Inspection begins - ONLY indoor implements may be used!

9:55 a.m.                 Implement Inspection ends

9:30 a.m.                Weight Throw Warm ups begin for Women

10:00 a.m.              Weight Throw for Women begins, Men to follow

                                 Shot Put to follow, Women then Men

9:00 a.m.                 Youth Long Jump warm ups

9:15 a.m.                  Youth Long Jump open pit for both genders and all ages

10:00 a.m.                Women's Long Jump begins, followed by Men

                                   Women's Triple Jump, followed by Men

9:00 a.m.                   Pole Vault runway opens for Men

9:45 a.m.                   Pole Vault for Men begins, Women to follow

9:30 a.m.                   High Jump warm ups for Women 

10:00 a.m.                 High Jump for Women begins, followed by Men

Field Event athletes will check in at their event after receiving their bib number. Field Events schedule will be rolling based on number of entrants. Some events may have gender neutral competitions if numbers dictate. Final schedule will be posted at the meet on the day of competition. Listen for calls over the PA for estimated start times.




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