Dec. 1, 2008

NORMAN, Okla. -- University of Oklahoma track and field will host seven collegiate meets -- three indoor and four outdoor -- and one high school meet in 2009.

During the indoor season, OU hosts the J.D. Martin Invitational (Jan. 31), Sooner Open I (Feb. 7) and Sooner Open II (Feb. 21) at the Moiser Indoor Center. Outdoors, the Sooners host the John Jacobs Collegiate Invitational (April 11), Sooner Open (April 25), Sooner Twilight (May 9) and the 2009 NCAA Midwest Regional (May 29-30) at John Jacobs Field.

In 2009, the John Jacobs High School Invitational will run Friday, April 10, one day prior to the collegiate invitational.

Entry into all meets hosted by the University of Oklahoma will be by invitation. Teams and individuals interested in competing must contact the meet director, Skip Pickens, at skip@ou.edu to request an invitation. Please note that not all requests will be granted an invitation.  In addition, priority will be given to Division I teams and individuals.

Teams and individuals granted an invitation to compete will be given access to enter online at Direct Athletics (directathletics.com). Entries will not be accepted by telephone, fax, or e-mail. 

A limited number of open, club, and unattached entries will be accepted to enhance the fields for the meet. Interested individuals must contact the meet director, Skip Pickens, at skip@ou.edu to request an invitation to compete. Not all requests will be granted an invitation. Approved athletes will be sent an email with further online entry instructions.

To enter, visit DirectAthletics.com.  (Online meet entry will not be available until 30 days before scheduled start date.)

 2009 University of Oklahoma Track Meets | Norman, Okla.
 Saturday, Jan. 31  J.D. Martin Invitational | Schedule | Heats |Entry List  Mosier Indoor Center
 Saturday, Feb. 7  Heats  Mosier Indoor Center
 Saturday, Feb. 21  Entry List  Mosier Indoor Center
 Friday, April 10  John Jacobs High School Invitational  John Jacobs Field
 Saturday, April 11  John Jacobs Collegiate Invitational  John Jacobs Field
 Saturday, April 25  Sooner Invitational | Schedule  John Jacobs Field
 Saturday, May 9  Heats  John Jacobs Field
 Friday-Saturday, May 29-30  NCAA Midwest Regional  John Jacobs Field