MLK Invitational

MLK Invitational

Hosted by the Birmingham City Schools, this track meet is always one of the highly anticipated track meets at the CrossPlex. Drawing 2,000 high school athletes it’s a must see event.
Facility & Admission6 lane hydraulic banked track. Timing will be FAT. Admission will be free for students, $5 for those 65 & over, $10 for other adults. AHSAA coach’s cards accepted. Coaches w/o cards-$10.

AwardsTrophies will be awarded to the top two (2) teams in both 1A-5A and 6A-7A divisions. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 in each event in each 1A-5A and 6A-7A divisions. Athletes will compete together but be placed in separate divisions for awards.

ContactsMeet Director: Devon Hind(Office)205-439-1379 (Cell)205-807-9144
Schedule of Events
TRACK EVENTS (Girls compete first in all events)
8:00 (rolling schedule)
4 x 800
60 hurdle finals
60 dash finals
4 x 200
3200 Minimum standards—Girls 14:00 Boys 12:00
Athletes will be pulled from track if not under the minimum standard with a lap to go in 3200.
4 x 400
FIELD EVENTS (See opening heights and minimum marks in information guide)
9:00 Boys pole vault (high and low pits) Girls shot put—boys shot will follow after officials get lunch
9:00 Girls Long jump—both pits/Boys long jump to immediately follow—both pits
11:00Estimated time for boys LJ to begin
11:00 Girls high jump (high pit-4’6” and low pit-3’10”)
NoonBoys shot put—estimated time to begin
1:30 Girls pole vault (high and low pits)
1:30Boys high jump (high pit-5’6” and low pit-4’10”)
2:00ishTriple Jump—boys and girls on separate pits immediately following boys LJ
Additional IMPORTANT information:
**Coach’s cards will be checked at the gate. Adults who do not have coach’s cards will be charged a normal gate fee of $10.
**Concessions & T-shirts will be available for purchase.
**Parking is $5 at The CrossPlex for this event. The City of B’ham collects this parking fee. Parking in the shopping center lot and walking to The CrossPlex will get your car towed.
**This is a high school sanctioned event. Only member schools may participate. Track Clubs and unattached athletes are NOT allowed to participate.
LOCATION: The CrossPlex is located in Birmingham, Alabama at 2331 Bessemer Road, 35208
Take I-20/59 to exit #120. Go south for 1 mile and The CrossPlex is on your left.

MLK Invitational Event Times

January 21, 2019 8:00 am Add to Calendar

January 21, 2019 - January 21, 2019