MITCA NEWS & REMINDERS

2019 Mid West Meet of Champions

The 2019 Mid West Meet of Champions was competed on Saturday June 8th on the Campus of Michigan State University

Results can be found here – http://www.mitca.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019MWMOC.txt

Videos of the races can be found in a youtube playlist linked here – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLr8_WfnugGks0SWX-qy5CkSfIYGgZ7iGb

Field event videos will be uploaded in the next few days

Mid West Meet of Champions Live Updates

Unfortunately there will not be able to be a live stream of the Mid West Meet of champions due to internet connectivity issues.  @freetracklive will still be filming and posting the videos later.  Live Results still here: http://crossroadstiming.com/results/2019/MidwestMeet/index.html

2019 Mid West Meet of Champions

The Mid West of Champions will be taking place this Saturday June 8th, 2019.
At Michigan State University’s Ralph Young Field

$5 admission to this fantastic meet!

Team Michigan rosters can be found here: http://www.mitca.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019TeamMichiganRoster.pdf

Schedule of events:
11:00 a.m.-Parade of athletes, coaches, and officials
11:00-Pole Vault-Men
11:00-Discus-Men (located west of the track, approximately .3 mile)
11:30-High Jump-Women ( five minute variances to allow for athlete intros.)
11:35-Long  Jump-Men
11:40-Shot Put-Women

1:00p.m.-3200 relay-Women
1:15p.m.-3200 relay-Men
1:35-100 hurdles-Women
1:40.-110 hurdles-Men
1:45-100 dash-Women
1:50-100 dash-Men
2:00-800 relay-Women
2:10-800 relay-Men
2:15-1600 run-Women
2:25-1600 run-Men
2:35-400 relay-Women
2:40-400 relay-Men
2:45-400 dash-Women
2:50-400 dash-Men
3:00-300 hurdles-Women
3:05-300 hurdles-Men
3:15-800 run-Women
3:20-800 run-Men
3:25-200 dash-Women
3:30-200 dash-Men
3:40-3200 run-Women
3:55-3200 run-Men
4:20- 1600 relay-Women
4:25-1600 relay-Men

MITCA News!

Congrats to all who competed in the MHSAA State Finals last weekend.  We’re sure it was an interesting day with the weather but there were some amazing performances across Michigan!  For full results please visit the MHSAA Website!


If your team competed at Team State or you had athletes qualify and compete at the MHSAA State Finals you may have Academic All State athletes!  Please visit http://www.mitca.org/?page_id=30
to fill out the form for both team and individual.  Please have these forms filled out by the end of the week.

For individual fill out the form for each event an athlete qualifies in, with the following qualifying rules:
Athletes must place in the Top 8 in an event (including relays) at the MHSAA State Finals AND have a 3.500 minimum CUMULATIVE GPA on 4.000 scale. Additionally, any athlete who competes in the MHSAA State Finals meet (regardless of finish position) with a 4.000 GPA is also eligible. 


The Mid West Meet of Champions is this Saturday at Michigan State University!  Please plan on attending to witness some of the best athletes in the Mid West go head to head!  Team Michigan is being selected and will be announced soon as will the full schedule and video streaming information!

For now more info can be found here: https://www.lansingsports.org/midwestmeetofchampions/
Live Results: http://crossroadstiming.com/results/2019/MidwestMeet/index.html


2019 Regional Coach of the Year
MITCA is proud to announce the Regional Coach of the Year for each region!  This award is selected by the highest finishing MITCA member Coach in each region.  The full winners can be found here: http://www.mitca.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-TF-RegionalCOY.pdf

Good Luck & Mid West Meet of Champions

Good Luck to everyone competing this weekend at the MHSAA State Finals!

Seniors keep in mind that the Mid West Meet of Champions is coming up on June 8th!  If you are a top senior in your event please consider filling out the interest form to be on Team Michigan!  The form can be found here: http://www.mitca.org/?page_id=3202
Meet Info Can be found here: http://www.mitca.org/?page_id=3195

And the Greater Lansing Sports Authority has put together this great website to tie it all together! It can be found here: https://www.lansingsports.org/midwestmeetofchampions/

This will be a great meet for Track & Field fans to watch some of the Mid Wests best athletes!

Team State Info & More

A few notes as we approach the end of the year!

First of MITCA Team State is this weekend!  Good luck to all competing.

D1 @ Lansing Waverly – Live Results
D2 @ Zeeland West (Friday) – Results
D3 @ Clare – Live Results
D4 @ Breckenridge – Live Results

Addix a great partner to MITCA in supporting our Team Michigan teams with uniforms and providing amazing shirts to sell at Team State, attached is the flyer of the gear available for Team State!


Academic All State Team and Individual
Just a reminder to coaches to collect GPAs for all athletes competing at the MITCA Team State this weekend, and for MHSAA Finals next weekend. Reminder, all athletes regardless of class are eligible.
Team – Submit your top 12 athletes based on GPA who compete at the MITCA meet. Please convert all GPAs above a 4.0 using the formula found on the MITCA AAS site, or ask your counselor to do so prior. Reminder, athletes MUST compete in the meet to count toward your team average.
Individual – Any athlete with a 3.5 or higher who finishes in the top 8 in any event (relays included) are eligible. Also, any athlete who has a 4.0 is also automatically eligible if he/she competes in the finals.
All submissions can be made and info found at:  http://www.mitca.org/?page_id=30


Regional Coach of the Year winners will be posted on the MITCA website very shortly and winners will be getting an email!

Week 5 (Final) MITCA Power Rankings

Here are the Final Power Rankings!  The Top 20 D1 Teams and the Top 12 D2, D3 & D4 teams have qualified for the MITCA Team State Meets held over Memorial Day Weekend!
Shortly the 2019 MITCA Team State Attending Team Status will be updated to show all of the qualified teams from Power Rankings.  At that point teams can fill out the Qualified Teams Entry Form and the Parade Info Form.

Once teams have filled out the Entry Form they will be invited on athletic.net to the actual MITCA Team State Meet.

D1 Week 5 Power Rankings
D2 Week 5 Power Rankings
D3 Week 5 Power Rankings
D4 Week 5 Power Rankings

Week 4 Power Rankings

Week 4 Power Rankings are posted! Top 5 teams are invited!

D1 Week 4 Power Rankings
D2 Week 4 Power Rankings
D3 Week 4 Power Rankings
D4 Week 4 Power Rankings

Next week(week 5) is the final power rankings for 2019.  We will invite the Top 12 D2, D3, D4 teams and the Top 20 D1 teams from week 5.  Following regionals we will invite regional winners and then fill the fields if needed from Power Ranked spots 13-16.

IF YOU KNOW YOU CAN’T ATTEND TEAM STATE PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR TEAM FOR THE WEEK 5 RANKINGS, OR EMAIL CAREYHAMMEL@GMAIL.COM AND ASK TO BE REMOVED FROM WEEK 5 RANKINGS.

Sports Addix is the official Uniform provider for MITCA and Team
Michigan for the Mid East Meet of Champions & the Mid West Meet of
Champions.
Sports Addix is a sports gear and apparel company based out of Lowell,
Michigan.  They specialize in sublimated uniforms for teams jerseys,
shorts warm ups and gear.  They host Team stores and provide spirit-wear
packages  for all sports and you can learn more at  www.Addixgear.com
ALL ADDIX UNIFORMS and Apparel produced and made right at their
location in Lowell, Michigan.

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