Niles North Boys Outdoor Invite


Niles North High School - Skokie, IL -- Chuck Pos Stadium

Niles North Boys’ Track and Field 7th Annual Dan Horyn Invitational

Friday, April 22, 2022 4:30 p.m. Chuck Pos Stadium, Niles North High School

Competing Schools: Crete-Monee, Deerfield, Glenbrook South, Highland Park,Lane Tech,Loyola Academy, Mather, New Trier, Niles West, Prospect, Walter Payton Prep, & Niles North

Welcome to the 6th annual Niles North Dan Horyn Invitational.

Quick facts regarding the Dan Horyn Invite:

● Freshman/Sophomore Division (must be a freshman or sophomore to compete)

● Junior Varsity Division (relays and field events only; any grade level may compete)

● Varsity Division - any grade level may compete in this division.

● Limit to one relay and two individuals per event for the Varsity and Frosh/Soph

● Athletes must compete at one level throughout the competition

● Team awards will be given on the Freshman/Sophomore and Varsity levels

● There will be no preliminary heats for the sprints and hurdles.

● Please turn in accurate seed times and remember all heats/sections can score.

● All timing will be FAT provided by Palatine Pack Timing

● We will strictly adhere to the 10 minute check-out/check-in rule for field events.

Team Awards

Frosh/Soph : 1st place and 2nd place team awards

JV will be not be scored as a team and no team awards.

Varsity: 1st place and 2nd place team awards

Individual and Relay Awards 1 st to 3rd Medals all levels 4 th to 6th Ribbons all levels

There will be at large competitors running in the Dan Horyn Mile Run. All competitors will be seeded by seed time regardless of at large competitor or competing team in meet. We anticipate running 4 sections of the mile. Two sections at the Frosh/Soph Division and 2 sections at Varsity Division, including the Dan Horyn Mile Run. A special plaque will go to the winner of this event. All at large athletes will not score team points, but will be eligible for individual awards.

Fully Automatic Timing (FAT) by Chris Quick Palatine Pack Timing will be used for this Invite.

Dan Horyn Invitational--

Tentative Schedule of Events

3:15 Teams may arrive

4:00 Coaches Meeting in Press Box with Hospitality

4:15 Scratches Complete

4:30 Competition Begins Field Events

4:30 Start Long Jump West runway Varsity (4 jumps no finals)

East runway Freshman/Sophomore followed by JV (4 jumps no finals)

High Jump Varsity first followed by JV followed by Frosh Soph

Pole Vault Varsity first followed by Frosh Soph and JV simultaneously.

Shot Put Varsity West Pit, followed by Frosh Soph (4 throws no finals),

JV East Pit Discus Frosh Soph, followed by Varsity, followed by JV (4 throws no finals)

Triple Jump Follows Long Jump (4 jumps no finals) West runway Varsity immediately following Varsity Long Jump West runway Frosh Soph immediately following Varsity Triple Jump East runway JV Triple following JV Long

Running Events

4:30 Start Timetable is a tentative estimate, we will combine heats and run ahead if possible.

4:30 4 x 800 Frosh/Soph (1 heat)

4:45 4 x 800 JV (1 heat)

5:00 3200 Frosh/Soph Heat (will adjust if 2nd heat is necessary)

5:15 3200 M Heat 1 Varsity

5:25 Ceremony honoring the memory of Dan Horyn National Anthem Timetable is a tentative estimate, we will run ahead if possible. All races will be run in the order of Frosh/Soph, JV, and Varsity

5:30 Varsity 4 x 800 (1 Heat)

5:45 400 Meter Relay (6 Heats)

6:05 3200 Run Varsity (1 Heat)

6:20 110 High Hurdles (8 Heats)

6:40 100 Meter Dash (8 Heats)

7:00 800 Meter Run (4 Heats)

7:20 800 Meter Relay (6 Heats)

7:40 400 Meter Dash (8 Heats)

8:00 300 Meter IM Hurdles (8 Heats)

8:20 1600 Meter Run (4 Heats)

8:40 Dan Horyn Mile (1 Heat)

8:50 200 Meter Dash (8 Heats)

9:15 1600 Meter Relay (6 Heats) (3 turn stagger)


ADMISSIONS Please make your parents and fans aware that there is an admission price for this event. All proceeds go to fund the Dan Horyn Scholarship fund. $5.00 Adults $2.00 Students with ID and Children under 10.

NO PASSES FOR THIS EVENT BUSES:Please have your buses drop your athletes off outside the Team Gate to the stadium. This gate will be closed shortly after 4:00. Please have your buses park and wait in the far North parking lot of the school. We can not have any buses parking in the drive or parking lot adjacent to the track. Cars parked along the South drive or in the pool drop off lane will be towed at the owner's expense.

TEAM CAMPS Please have your team camp in the main bleachers or grassy areas on the South end of the track under the scoreboard. Camps are not allowed on the main stadium field.

CONCESSIONS There will be NO concessions for sale during the meet.

SPECTATORS Niles North would appreciate your help with keeping athletes off of the main field and especially away from the finish line unless they are warming up or checking in for their events.