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  • 2018 Saints Open

    Welcome to the 2018 Outdoor Track & Field season. We are looking forward to hosting the Saints Open track & field meet again this year and welcome you to attend. Equipped with a polyurethane Beynon track surface, Earl Klapstein Stadium is one of the purest track & field venues in the Pacific Northwest and is ready to elicit optimal performances from athletes of all calibers.

    Date Of Meet - Saturday – March 10, 2018

    Registration - You will have until 8 p.m. on Wednesday – March7th to register or edit athletes. You must register for this meet online at Direct Athletics.com (http://www.directathletics.com/). First time users may need to create an account before registering. Late entries will not be accepted.

    Entry Fee - All participants will be charged $25 for entry into the meet; or $200 per team and $400 for men’s and women’s combined. We will accept payment (cash or check) on the day of the meet or will welcome a check payment mailed previous to March 10th.

    Mt. Hood Community College
    Attn: Athletics
    26000 SE Stark Street
    Gresham, OR 97030

    Results - Results will be uploaded to Direct Athletics at the conclusion of the meet and can be emailed upon request (make sure you submit email information to meet management).

    Facilities - Please be prepared for late winter weather conditions. Also, it is uncertain at this time whether athletes will have access to our indoor gym facilities so be prepared to warm-up, stretch and warm-down outside.

    Locker rooms and shower facilities will be made available but please bring your own towels and locks.

    Spikes - Athletes may use spikes that are no larger than 7mm (1/4”) in length. High jumpers and javelin throwers may use a 9 mm (3/8”) or less spike. Spikes will be checked and those not meeting the regulations must be replaced by the athlete.

    Check-In - Coaches, please make sure you and your athletes are aware of the finalized event schedule (provided on the day of the meet). Also, we will make every effort to remain on schedule but be aware of the flow of the meet as the schedule is only a tentative guideline (events may start before or after the time posted).

    • Field Events: Athletes competing in field events are to check in with the head official at the site of the event. The event will start at the time indicated on the schedule. All warm up efforts are to be completed prior to the start time.
    • Running Events: Athletes competing in running events are to check-in at the clerk of the course (located in the red & white clerk’s tent at the north end of the 100m strait). You must check in 30 minutes prior to the start of their event.

    Tentative Time Schedule for Saturday – March 10, 2018

    Field Events
    All field events will start at indicated times. Warm-up attempts will be done prior to the start time.

    8 – 9:45 a.m. Implement Weigh-ins - for College implements only

    Time Event - Women's Event - Men's
    10 a.m. Women’s Javelin
    Women’s Pole Vault
    Men’s Hammer
    Men’s Long Jump (southeast pit)
    11:45 a.m. Women’s Hammer
    Women’s Long Jump (southeast pit)
    Men’s Javelin
    Men’s Pole Vault
    1:30 p.m. Women’s Discus
    Women’s High Jump
    Men’s Shot Put
    Men’s Triple Jump (southeast pit)
    3:15 p.m. Women’s Shot Put
    Women’s Triple Jump (southeast pit)
    Men’s Discus
    Men’s High Jump

    Track Events
    Women’s events will start at times indicated. Men will follow women.
    Indicated start times are tentative. Every attempt will be made to adhere to the final time schedule.

    Time Event
    10:45 a.m. 3,000 Meter Steeplechase
    11:40 a.m. 4 x 100 Meter Relay
    11:55 a.m. 1,500 Meters
    12:35 p.m. Women’s 100 Meter High Hurdles
    12:50 p.m. Men’s 110 Meter High Hurdles
    1:10 p.m. 400 Meters
    1:40 p.m. 100 Meters
    2:10 p.m. 800 Meters
    2:45 p.m. 400 Meter Intermediate Hurdles
    3:20 p.m. 200 Meters
    3:50 p.m. 5,000 Meters
    4:40 p.m. 4 x 400 Meter Relay