DATES & DEADLINES:
EVENT DATE: May 19, 2018
VENUE: The First Academy - 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 18 @ 11:59pm ET
GENERAL ADMISSION: $10/person
What happens when Flo throws a track meet? Expect an experience! The 2018 Flo Golden South Classic is about fast times and fun times as music rocks the enfield, dance contests get you moving, food trucks serve up good eats and other fun games and prizes are won throughout the day.
NOTE 1: Stay close to the DJ throughout the day and compete in one or all of the spontaneous contests and prizes that will held at the main stage.
Whos able to compete?
All middle and high school-aged athletes meeting his or her state high school eligibility standards are welcome to compete in the 2018 Flo Golden South Classic! To compete in the Classic Division, you must meet the qualifying standards. All other athletes will be placed in the Open Prep Division.
Who gets awards, how does it work?
The top 6 finishers in each event/division will receive awards. Please pay attention to the schedule and announcements on the stage. Awards will be given out on a rolling schedule from the main stage throughout the day. No awards will be mailed.
Where do I park?
The First Academy is located on the campus of the First Baptist Church of Orlando at the northwest corner of the I-4/John Young Parkway Interchange. Take I-4 to exit number 79 (John Young Parkway). Take John Young north to the entrance of the First Baptist Church of Orlando campus on your left. Turn into the church entrance and follow the signs for The First Academy parking. Fee to park $5.
What if it rains?
We all know FL Weather is unpredictable, so we do not suggest scheduling same-day travel to or from the event. Get in early, get comfortable and ready to compete! No refunds will be offered due to inclement weather conditions. If theres severe weather, events will initially be delayed with hopes to resume later in the day. Worst-case scenario, the Flo Golden South Committee will make the decision to either cancel or postpone the event until the following day or following weekend. Such decisions are made only in the interest of safety.
Are there refunds?
There are No registration refunds available for this event.
Available while supplies last for $20.
What are the Classic Division Qualifying Standards?
2018 Classic Division qualifying standards are below.
7:00am Doors Open
8:00am 3200M (Boys and Girls run together)
8:30am FIELD EVENTS
Shot Put Girls (4K) Boys to follow (12lb)
Discus Boys (Girls to follow)
Pole Vault Girls (Boys to follow)
Long Jump Girls and Boys (Girls and Boys Triple Jump to follow)
High Jump Girls (Boys to follow)
8:30am RUNNING EVENTS
100M Hurdles Girls (33)
110M Hurdles (39)
** All running events Girls then Boys except Discus.
** All events heats against time.
2:00PM FIELD EVENTS
Pole Vault Women (Men to follow)
Long Jump Women and Men (Triple Jump to follow)
High Jump Women (Men to follow)
Shot Put Men (Women to follow)
Discus Women (Men to follow)
2:00PM Running Event Preliminaries (Women then Men on a rolling
100/110 Hurdles, 100M, 400 Hurdles, 400M, 200M
5:00PM CLASSIC RUNNING FINALS
One Mile Run
Olympic Developmental 4x400
Athletes MUST CHECK IN ON FIRST CALL FOR THEIR EVENT OR BE SCRATCHED
**Eligibility: All athletes must have been eligible to compete for their High School Team in order to participate in the Golden South.
Core Meet Staff
FloSports, Director of Events: Jessica Reina
Meet Director: Moushaumi Robinson
Host School: The First Academy
Timing/Results: Chris Kail of Elite Timing
Starters/Lead Officials: TBD
Course Manager: TBD
DJ: Dustin Daly of DJD Entertainment
Live Webcast: MileSplit/FloSports
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