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High Velocity Club – Meet 4

March 7 @ 11:01 am

Date: Saturday 9th March 2024

Location: Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park.


Welcome to High Velocity Club; a short and fast format competition for sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers! This event is coming up soon, and to make sure it all goes smoothly we’ve put together some simple steps for you to follow.

Prior to the event, please ensure you read the below information.


Due to expected high temperatures on Saturday (37 degrees), the meet will commence 2.5 hours ealrier than the predicted DRAFT timetable. With consideration of the health and safety of our Officials, Support Staff, and Athletes, the first field event will begin from 10am with the first track event beginning at 10:30am, with the expectation the meet will conclude by 2pm, doing the best to avoid peak temperatures from 2pm-5pm. To ensure the meet can still go ahead, and operate as efficiently as possible, certian changes have been made to the schedule and competition management:

  1. All 100m and Hurdles events will be run on the front straight. This is to ensure relaible photofinish equipment is operational, and not have computers and cameras overheating on the back straight. Winds are expected to be Northerlies, which is favourable for a front straight tailwind at Lakeside. All 10 lanes will also be used for seeding.
  2. Only 13 Female and 13 Male competitors will be confirmed for Long Jump. Refunds will be given to those athletes who have nominated and are unsuccessful in securing a start. As the HVC meets are World Permit Meets, priority will be given to U20 and Open athletes chasing WA points, then higher ranked Junior athletes. (See competition detials below)

For all athletes, please take precaution when warming up and regulating body temperatures post competition. Seek shade, pack waterbottles, sunscreen, hats, sunglasses and any other Sun Safety equipment to protect yourselves during the meet. As always, First Aid will be present at the meet for emergencies.

Athlete Check-In:

Check-in will OPEN – 5:00pm on Friday 8th of March.

Athletes MUST check in for the following events:

  • All TRACK events – 30 minutes prior to event start time via ResultsHub. If athletes cannot check-in via ResultsHub, they can do so at Administration Area in the grandstand (admin delegate), but must do so 30 minutes prior to the published event start time.

Check-In Close Times:
Male 100m11:30am
Female 100m11:58am
Male 400m12:30pm
Female 400m12:50pm
ALL Hurdles10:00am

Warm Up:

Hammer Throw competition will be contested outside the stadium, hence the outside Warm Up Area will be closed during this time, to warrant the safety of all athletes.

Warm Up may take place on the back straight, until the Hammer Throw event concludes at 11:15am. The Warm Up Area will then be re-opened from 11:30am.

There will be limited hurdles and training blocks supplied by MSAC for use.

Long Jump:

Only the Top 13 Female and Top 13 Male competitors have been selected to compete from final entries. This is to ensure timetabling runs on time and athletes and officials spend as little amount of time in the heat as possible. All competitors will recieve 3 jumps in competition, only the top 8 competitors after 3 rounds will recieve an additional 3 attempts. The remainder of the field will conclude their series.

Hammer Throw:

Expected numbers for Hammer Throw will be 11 competitors (9 Female, 2 Male). With the large number of Female Hammer Throws, only the top 8 Females after 3 rounds of competition will revieve a further 3 throws. Both Males will recieve 6 throws. This will ensure competition to run for roughly 1 hour and 10 minutes and conclude at 11:10am.


All athletes are required to marshal for their event 10 minutes before scheduled start time.

Athletes who have a clash due to another field event or track event are to make officials aware in line with the above information.


All registered AV athletes will be required to wear their 2023/24 season bibs. Invitational Athletes who do not have current AV bibs will be able to collect a temporary set at administration are located in the grandstand (admin delegate).

Non-Members are required to pick up their bib from the administration area in the grandstand (admin delegate).

SHOE DECLARATION – National Permit Meets

As the A & B Races and A Field events are World Permit meets, Open & U20 athletes in these events are required to complete an AV online Shoe Declaration Form prior to their first HVC meet. Any State Record, National Record or International qualifying performance will not be ratified without a Shoe Declaration being submitted.

Athletes are to wear shoes that comply with the World Athletics Shoe Rule. For a current list of compliant shoes, please download the latest list: https://worldathletics.org/about-iaaf/documents/technical-information

All Open & U20 Athletes inclusive of Para athletes, attempting a State Record, National Record or International qualifier MUST complete a shoe declaration form prior to participation at an HVC meet.

Please complete the online form HERE prior to the event!


Due to the Australian Formula 1 construction, the main carpark off Aughtie Drive is CLOSED. Attendees are required to park via Aquatic Drive, near Albert Park Yacht Club.

Good luck!

Important Information:

Provisional TimetableStart Lists/Results – Available on ResultsHubAV Rules and Policies


March 7
11:01 am