Presentation on theme: "1. 2 BID APPLICATION USA TRACK & FIELD - NEW ENGLAND BID APPLICATION USA TRACK & FIELD - NEW ENGLAND NATIONAL MASTERS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS."— Presentation transcript:
2 BID APPLICATION USA TRACK & FIELD - NEW ENGLAND BID APPLICATION USA TRACK & FIELD - NEW ENGLAND NATIONAL MASTERS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS NATIONAL MASTERS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014
3 USA Track & Field New England The 2014 National Masters Indoor Track and Field Championship Returns Home to the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center March 14th - 16th, 2014
4 MEET HISTORY: Since 1981 Boston has hosted 12 indoor championships. 2014 will be the 13 th time Boston has hosted the National Masters Championship. The 2010 edition set a Boston record with 865 entries. 2010's meet drew athletes from across the country and the globe including Brazil, Canada, UK, Australia, Bermuda and the Bahamas.
5 USA Masters Indoor T & F Champs. 1997–2004, 2006 - 2008 & 2010 East Region Masters Outdoor T & F Championships New England Indoor T & F Championships USA Indoor National T & F Championships, 2003-2009 National XC Championships in 84, 91, 95 & 2000 World XC Championships in 1992 National JO XC Championships in 1993 & 2005 National 1 & 2 Hour RW Championships HOST ORGANIZATION contd: OTHER MAJOR EVENTS HOSTED OR ORGANIZED BY USATF-NE: ORGANIZED BY USATF-NE:
6 Mike Travers Masters Track & Field Chair for USATF-NE, USATF Masters Site Selection Chair, Co-Meet Director 2008 & 2010 Steve Vaitones Long time Managing Director USATF-New England, Co-Meet Director for the National Masters Indoor Track & Field championships from 1998 through 2007, 2008 & 2010. CO-MEET DIRECTORS:
7 Steve Viegas President – USATF New England Dr. John Oleski Vice President – USATF New England Justin Kuo RW Chair (RW Referee & Webmaster, 1998/2000 NMIC) Stephen Peckiconis Treasurer – USATF New England Gary Snyder Chair – USATF Masters Committee and Past President & Current Secretary USATF New England MEET MANAGEMENT contd: Additional management responsibilities will be provided by USATF-New England Board of Governors members and administrators, including:
8 USATF Regional and National level certified officials will officiate at the meet. Many officials have officiated at National level meets including U.S. Olympic Trials, and previous Masters Championships. OFFICIALS: VOLUNTEERS: Volunteer services will be provided by members of the Associations clubs, local civic groups, Boys & Girls Clubs, individual USATF-NE members and several area high schools.
9 FACILITY: The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, part of Roxbury Community College in Boston, opened in 1995 and is a state of the art athletics complex. It features a six lane, lightly banked 200 meter Mondo Super X track with an eight lane 60m straightaway.
10 FACILITY cont'd: The track was resurfaced in 2009. Additional upgrades scheduled before 2014 include: 1st lane and infield resurfacing; A new scoreboard with instant replay & slo-mo capability; Advertisement opportunities; 4 camera coverage; A new audio system with 4 microphone speakers
11 FACILITY contd: The Masters Championship will utilize: One weight circle (wood) A second weight circle set up outside Superweight (age 30-69) competition 2 shot circles, throwing onto a synthetic surface One cement circle One wood circle 2 long jump/triple jump pits 2 high jump pits One pole vault pit
12 FACILITY contd: Reggie Lewis offers seating for 3,500 spectators The gymnasium adjacent to the track can be used for: Number and packet pick-up Merchandise sales Meet information Results posting The gymnasium provides an excellent warm-up area and location where athletes can obtain messages.
13 Complimentary shuttle bus service will be provided between the meet hotel and the track on Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday. Limited transportation from the track to the airport will be available on Sunday afternoon at a modest fee. Luggage can be checked at the track on Sunday. TRANSPORTATION: Logan Airport is minutes away Amtrak train service is minutes away Boston is central to major interstates & highways (I-90, I-95, I- 93 & I-495) Taxi, bus & commuter rail (T) readily available Free parking at the Reggie Lewis Center
14 HOST HOTEL: Doubletree Suites Soldiers Field Road Boston, MA $159 per night / single or double OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS: Other major hotel chains located in Downtown Boston and Seaport District less then 1.5 miles from the Reggie Lewis Center. Typical rates average $200 and up per night.
16 The question is: How many Masters American Records* have been set at the Reggie Lewis Center? M35 60M Mitch Lovett 6.98 3/28/1998 M45 LJ Aaron Sampson 6.69 m 3/29/2008 M65 1 Mile Frank Condon 5:11.43 3/28/2008 *As of 11/26/2011
18 The question is: How many Masters World Records* have been set at the Reggie Lewis Center? W70 60M Kathy Bergen 9.21 3/27/2010 W55 LJ Phil Rachler 4.79 m 3/22/2002 W55 800 m Kathryn Martin 2:31.73 3/25/2007 *As of 11/26/2011