Shark Invitational - canceled 2024

Bluffton, SC

Meet Information

Meet Registration ends Wednesday March 6th at midnight.

*WE WILL BE ASSIGNING 1 COACH PER TEAM TO HELP RUN EACH FIELD EVENT (If you have a coach wanting to help in a certain event before we make assignments, please email .us).

Facilities: May River High School track is a 400m track with 8 lanes. 

Spikes: Pyramid & Xmas Tree spikes of 14(6mm) or smaller are allowed. No pin or needle spikes.Eligibility: Open to all high schools who are members of their state's associations and all colleges.

Entry Fee: The entry fee for High School will be $90 per team per gender ($175 for both teams). Make checks payable to MRHS Booster Club, Shark Invitational, and mail to: Attn: 2023 Shark Invitational Track and Field Booster, 601 New Riverside Road, Bluffton, SC 29910.

Entry Limitations: Individual running events are limited to 3 entries per event / 2 relay teams per school per event/ Only 2 entries for all field events.

Performance List: Packets will be provided with heat sheets and tentative schedule.

Heats/Flights: All running events will be run as heats against time no preliminary heats. In all field events, athletes will have a total of four attempts - the first attempt will be measured, afterwards, only attempts that meet minimums will be measured - with the top three performances taking the awards.

Event Check In: Athletes must check-in with the clerk of the course of 20 minutes prior to the start of their event. Field events will check in at event locations.

ROLLING START MEANS ATHLETES MUST BE AWARE we will get ahead, so event start may be earlier than listed.

Starting Heights: The starting height will be determined by the meet officials once all entries are turned in.

Awards: High school athletes will receive medals for 1st/2nd/3rd places and team awards will be given to the top two girls and boys teams. First place athletes will also receive Champion T-Shirts.

Timing: CFPI Timing and Data, Inc.

Food: Concessions will be available during the meet.

Meet Results: Meet results will be posted on a board by the concession area and SCMilesplit.

All field events will begin at 8:45 AM except long jump, which will start at 8:15 AM and role in the order listed.Athletes competing in multiple events will check in at the field event when they are called, compete in their other event, and immediately return to the field event for which they have checked in. Four (4) attempts in all field events beginning at 8:45 AM except the long jump which starts at 8:15 AM.

7:30 AM Coaches Meeting


8:15 AM

Long Jump        boys followed by girls

8:45 AM

High Jump       girls followed by boys

Triple Jump      boys followed by girls

Pole Vault        boys followed by girls

Discus             boys followed by girls

Shot Put          girls followed by boys

Javelin             boys followed by girls


9:00AM      100M/110M hurdle finals     girls followed by boys

10:00AM    100M finals                        girls followed by boys

10:45AM    4x800 Relay                       girls followed by boys

11:15AM    4x100 Relay                       girls followed by boys

11:45AM    400M                                  girls followed by boys

12:15PM1600M                                   girls followed by boys


1:15PM      400M Hurdles                        girls followed by boys

2:00PM      800M                                      girls followed by boys

2:15 PM     200M                                      girls followed by boys

3:00 PM    3200M                                     girls followed by boys

4:15PM     4x400 Relay                            girls followed by boys

4:45PM    Team Awards

*WE WILL BE ASSIGNING 1COACH PER TEAM TO HELP RUN EACH FIELD EVENT (If you have a coach wanting to help in a certain event before we make assignments, please email