Meet Information

Online Registration Instructions


Battle of the Bay

High School/Middle School

Meet Site & Host School: Bayside Academy (Freedom Track & Field)

Address: 303 Dryer Avenue, Daphne, AL 36526

Meet Director: Joe Swagart, head coach at Bayside Academy

Contact:; Work: 251-338-6434

Admission: $5 per adult

Entry Fee: $50 per school; Make all checks payable to Bayside Academy. Checks should be brought to the meet. Please visit the registration table to take care of payment and retrieve meet packet.

Entry Deadline: Entries must be made through Alabama Runners by Monday, February 25, 11:59PM, CST. No entries will be taken after that time!

Entries: Each school may enter as many athletes per open and field event, max 3 entries per relay. Each athlete can compete in a max of FOUR events (running/field/relay).

Seeding: Please include a best estimate of each athletes time/distance/mark for each event or they will compete unseeded. These will be used to set up heats/flights.

Divisions: There will be two divisions. One for Middle School (7th & 8th) and another for High School (9th-12th). Please be certain to place athletes accordingly.

Event Scoring: No Team Scores

Awards: No Awards

Field Event Notes:

Athletes in long jump, discus, and shot put will receive 3 attempts (no finals).

o All throws will be taken two and then one.

We will compete standard rules for high jump, three attempts per bar.

o High jump bar will increase by 2 each successive height.

Girls Starting Height: 3' 8"

Boys Starting Height: 4' 6"

We will compete standard rules for pole vault, three attempts per bar.

Parking: All families should park in the upper school parking lot found on the north side of campus (Belrose Road). All school transportation can park in gravel parking, the south side of campus, or use May Day Park (Captain ONeil Road) for parking. Please do not arrive until 3:30PM at the earliest!

Dressing & Restrooms: There will be dressing & restrooms available for athletes and spectators.

Concessions: There will be concessions available.

Results: All results will be hand timed and will be posted on Alabama Runners.

Officials/Volunteers: Each school will be required to have an official or two volunteers to be assigned to a field event. Field assignments per school to be delegated by meet director.

Battle of the Bay: Schedule of Events


High School/Middle School athletes by gender will compete together (except Shot Put & Discus - MS first then HS)

4:30 PM Field Events #1 (Warm-up begins at 4:15PM)

Shot Put (Boys first then Girls)

Long Jump (Girls first then Boys)

Pole Vault (Both Boys/Girls)

Discus (Girls first then Boys)

High Jump (Boys/Girls)


High School/Middle School athletes will be separated when possible

4:30 PM

100m Dash

300m/200m Hurdles (cannot enter an athlete in both events; MS will run 200m Hurdles only) 

1500m Run

400m Dash

4x100m Relay

60m Hurdles

1000m (HS only)

800m Run

200m Dash

4x400m Relay