Track and Field

Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25

Competition Information (click on the title below to open the document)

2022 Track and Field Athlete Information Packet
2022 Track and Field Schedule
2022 Track and Field Heat Sheets



Throwing Events – Friday, June 24

Otterbein University Throwing Complex
299 West Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081

  • 8:00 a.m. check-in begins
  • 9:00 a.m. Events begin
  • See the schedule posted abve for event order.
  • No warming up on throwing vectors without officials present.
  • There are no open pits. You must be present when your flight is throwing.
  • No make ups will be permitted.
  • Each athlete will be allowed three official jumps or throws.
  • OSO will supply shot puts and discs. Athletes in hammer throw and javelin must supply their own implements.
  • See documents above for heat sheets.

Running and Jumping Events - Saturday, June 25

Otterbein University Stadium
135 Center Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081

  • 8:00 a.m. Check-in begins
  • 9:00 a.m. Events begin and will follow a rolling schedule.
  • You must be present when your heat or event is happening.  No make ups will be permitted.
  • See heat sheets posted above.
  • Athletes must supply their own starting blocks if they choose to use them.
  • The 4x100 Relay is THE ONLY event you can add during the day of the race.  There will be sign-up sheets located at the check-in table.  Your team must be formed and reported by the conclusion of the Men’s 100M Dash.

Order of Running Events

1. 50M Dash
2. 800M Race
3. 100M Dash* 
4. 400M Dash 
5. 1500M Race 
6. 200M Dash

Jumping Events

Running Long Jump, triple Jump, High Jump

We are not offering pole vault in 2022. Athletes wishing to qualify for the 2023 National Games in Pole Vault may follow the Limited Event Rule. .



  • Medals will be available after the final results are available at the completion of each event.
  • Athletes may compete in mixed age group heats. Medals are awarded by event, age and sex.
  • Athletes must be present to receive medals. They will not be mailed.

Qualifying for National Senior Games

  • All first, second, third, and fourth place winners or athletes meeting this sport's NSGA Minimum Performance Standards at a 2022 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2023 National Senior Games.
  • Official MPS Document

OSO Athlete Information

  • All details and events are subject to change based on registration numbers, weather conditions, venue availability, and other reasons. 
  • Withdrawals and no shows will negatively impact brackets and heats.  
  • Absolutely no day-of registration is permissible.  
  • ALL athletes competing in the Ohio Senior Olympics (OSO) are expected to read and comply with the:

Athlete Code of Conduct

State Competition Protest Policy 

General Rules for the State Games  

  • All rules, policies, and the code of conduct can be found on the OSO website: Ohio Senior Olympics Rules and Policies
  • Athletes should know and understand the rules specific to their sport. The OSO uses the rules book created by the National Senior Games Association for those sports that are offered at the National Senior Games. Rules for those events not offered at the National Senior Games are those of the official organizing body. 

ALL athletes competing at Otterbein University facilities must complete the University's waiver HERE.

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