USATF National convention

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USATF National convention

Unread postby botakatobi » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:02 pm

Becca,

What pole vault rules at the meeting were passed for the 2013 USATF rule book?

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Re: USATF National convention

Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:51 am

I will work on a detailed answer in the morning...

Gloves are now allowed.

For youth, min standard setting now 45 instead of 40 (min is 0 for open and masters).

More to come...

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Re: USATF National convention

Unread postby artparry » Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:08 pm

Is it official that gloves are allowed? I wear gloves when I vault during the winter and love them. I use the type of gloves that NFL wide receivers use and the grip is fantastic. I don't even need to tape my poles. I just put marks on them to identify my various grip locations. If gloves are officially approved I will never vault again without them.

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Re: USATF National convention

Unread postby Vaultref » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:59 pm

Yes .. it's "official".

See page 104 , rule 183.3

Link to rule book: http://www.usatf.org/About/Competition-Rules.aspx


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