Bemidji State to host NSIC Championship’s
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
BEMIDJI , Minn. --  The Bemidji State University men’s and women’s track and field teams are all set to compete in the conference championship meet. The event is scheduled to begin at noon on Friday, Feb. 27, at the Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center in Bemidji, Minn. Competition will contine until 7:20 p.m., the meet will carry over into Saturday and is slated for a 10 a.m. start.

The field events will begin the conference meet as the long jump, pole vault, high jump, and weight throw get underway. Track events will begin at 3 p.m. when the mile runners toe the line. Distance Medley Relays will be the last event of Day 1. This event is schedule to begin at 7:20 p.m.

On Saturday, the field events will pick up where they left off the night before beginning at 10 a.m. All athletes who have qualified for the finals will begin competition at 1 p.m. Once again, the mile run will mark the start of the track events, the 4x400-meter relays will signify the end of the championship meet at 4 p.m. An awards ceremony will be held on the infield at 4:45 p.m.

2009 NSIC Track and Field Championships Schedule of Events:
Friday Feb. 27, Field Events:

12 p.m. - Long Jump (W), Pole Vault (W), High Jump (M), Weight Throw (M)
2:30 p.m. - High Jump (W), Long Jump (M), Shot Put (W)

Track Events:
3:00 p.m. - Mile Run
3:30 p.m. - 55 Meter Hurdles
4:00 p.m. - 400-meter run
4:30 p.m. - 600-meter run
5:00 p.m. - 55-meter dash
5:20 p.m. - 800-meter run
5:40 p.m. - 1000-meter run
6:00 p.m. - 200-meter run
6:30 p.m. - 3000-meter run Finals
7:00 p.m. - Distance Medley Relay - Women
7:20 p.m. - Distance Medley Relay- Men
8:00 p.m. - Supper @ Wally’s BSU Food Service

Friday Feb. 28, Field Events:
10:00 a.m. - Weight throw (W), Pole Vault (M), Triple Jump (W)
12:30 p.m. - Shot Put (M), Triple Jump (M)

Track Events:
1:00 p.m. - Mile Run Finals (1 Heat of 8 each)
1:30 p.m. - 55 Meter Hurdles Finals (Women/Men, 8 in finals, 1 heat each)
1:45 p.m. - 400-meter run Finals (Women/Men, 8 in finals, 2 heats)
2:00 p.m. - 600-meter run Finals (Women/Men, 8 in finals, 2 heats)
2:15 p.m. - 55-meter dash Finals (Women/Men, 8 in finals, 2 heats)
2:30 p.m. - 800-meter run Finals (Women/Men, 8 in finals, 1 heat each)
2:45 p.m. - 1000-meter run Finals (Women/Men, 8 in finals, 1 heat each)
3:05 p.m. - 200-meter run Finals (Women/Men, 8 in finals, 2 heats)
3:15 p.m. - 5000-meter run Finals (Women, 1 heat)
3:40 p.m. - 5000-meter run Finals (Men, 1 heat)
4:00 p.m. - 4x400-meter run Finals (Women/Men, 1 heat each)
4:45 p.m. - Awards Presentation

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