Meet Information

9th Annual
Greater New Bedford
Sunset Invitational
Saturday May 5, 2018
Sponsored & Hosted By: Greater New Bedford Regional Voc-Tech High School
Sanctioned by MIAA for Massachusetts & Rhode Island Member Schools
Location: GNB Voc-Tech, 1121 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, Ma. 02745
Starting Time: 4:00 PM Field, 5:30 PM Running.
Athlete Limitations: 1 Running 1 Field 1 Relay, or 2 Field. A-Relay Teams Only.
Awards: Individual Events Top 6, Including Relays, No Team Scores
Entry Deadline: Monday May 1, 2018 on
Entry Fee: $8.00 per Athlete per event / $20.00 per Relay Team or $150.00 per single sex team, I.E.
1 boys team / 1 girls team $300.00
Make Checks/POs Payable and Mailed to: Gr. New Bedford Voc-Tech Track,
C/O Ryan Methia:Athletic Director
1121 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, Ma 02745
POs can be e-mailed to Ryan Methia at
No team will be allowed to compete unless a PO or Check has been received by Friday May 4, 2018
Competition Details: Field: 4:00 PM
There will be minimum standards for field events. An athlete will have the first legal jump (long jump,
Triple jump) or first legal throw (shot put, discus, Javelin) measured. After the first legal attempt the
Official will only measure jumps/throws that exceed the minimum standard listed below.
BOYS: LJ-1900, TJ-39, SP-36, Disc-110, Jav.-120, GIRLS: LJ-156, TJ-29, SP-29, Disc-80, Jav.-70
High Jump Opening Heights: Boys 5 4, Girls 4 4
Top eight in field events, except high jump, advance to a final
Running: 5:30 PM Girls followed by Boys. Under The Lights
(1) Fastest six 200m trial athletes advance to a Final.
(2) Fastest eight in 100m, 110/100m hurdle trials advance to a Final.
(3) Seeded heats will be run last.
(4) Only pyramid spikes are allowed on the GNB Voc-Tech Facility. No spikes allowed on the infield!!
(5) All numbers on front.
Order of This is not a developmental meet below are the
Field Events; 4:00pm Running Order: 5:30 PM Qualifying Running Standards
Long Jump: Boys Followed by Girls 2 Mile Final: 2m B-11:20 G-13:48
Triple Jump: Girls Followed by Boys 400H Final 400h B-1:15 G-1:20
High Jump: Boys Followed by Girls 100m Top 8 to Final 100m B-12.7 G-14.7
Javelin: Boys Followed by Girls 100/110H Top 8 to Final 100/110h B-20.0 G-20.0
Discus: Girls Followed by Boys 200m Top 6 to Final 200m B-26.0 G-31.0
Shot Put: Boys Followed by Girls 1 Mile - Final 1M B-5:15 G-6:30
800m - Final 800m B-2:20 G-2:50
400m-Final 400m B-58.0 G-1:12
200m Final 4 X 100-No Standards
110/100H Final 4 X 400-No Standards
100m Final
4 X 400m Relay
4 X 100m Relay Final
The winner of the Boys 400m will receive the Paul Methia Award. This award is to honor the memory of
Paul Methia, GNB Voc-Techs only US National High School Champion at 440yds.
GNB Voc-Tech will make every attempt to run this meet regardless of weather.
For further questions contact Meet Director Mark Thornhill at or (C) 508-542-1399