Setup Combined-Events
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MM can handle all types of combined-events. Valid combined-events types are:
·Indoor Pentathlon  
·Outdoor Pentathlon  
·Weight Pentathlon  

Combined-Event Scoring Tables are available if you have the
Combined-Event Option
. When results are entered for combined-events, the points scored are computed and match the numbers found in these tables.

Combined-Event Tables
The scoring tables for every IAAF individual event within a combined-event can be displayed on screen or printed. All of the tables start at 1500 points and go down to 1. The following 42 tables are available:

Men and Women Combined-Event Tables
50, 60, 100, 150, 200, 400, and 800 meter dash/run  
50, 55, 60, 80, 100 meter hurdles  
high jump, long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus, javelin, and hammer  

Men Only Combined-Event Tables

1000 and 1500 meter run  
110 meter hurdles  
Special tables are also available for USATF and AAU Midget 80 meter hurdles and for the NCAA 55 meter hurdles.  

To set-up a combined-event, you must first set-up the overall header event from the Events Menu. In the Events Menu, click Add Event and select a combined-event from the set of combined-event choices under Event Type. Then set-up the sub-events by clicking the Multi Sub-Events button on the left side of the Events Menu. The sub-events can be set up automatically or you can create your own set of sub-events in any order.

Click here for information on How to Setup Sub-Events in Combined-Events.

Important Note: In order to seed the Sub-Events from the Seeding Menu, the Sub-Events must be added to a Session.

Combined-Event Seeding Parameters

Number of lanes/positions: The number of athletes permitted per section in running events under 600 meters is 1 to 10. For running events of 600 meters or more and field events, the limit per flight is 1 to 160.

Section/Flight Assignment Combined-Events
   Previous Event  
   Best Points  

The choice of "Random" assignment to sections or flights is generally used for all running events except the last running event, and the first field event, unless the first field event is the high jump. After the first field event, the flights usually stay together (except high jump). For those field events that stay together, use the choice of "Previous Event" to keep flights together. For the high jump, use random to assign the flights, but then adjust the flights to put the best high jumpers together. This adjustment is done in the
Seeding Menu
when you preview the seeding. For the last event which is usually a distance running event, use the choice to assign sections based on "Best Points" scored to date.

Lane/Position Assignment Combined-Events

All lanes and positions within sections and flights are assigned randomly.

Section/Flight Order Combined-Events

   High to Low Points  
   Low to High Points  

All sections and flights should use the random order except the last running event. The "Previous Event" and "Best Points" choices cannot be used for the first event. In some cases, the last event may be seeded by the clerk as athletes become available from previous events. Note that if you use "Previous Event" and "Best Points" choices for the last event, it cannot be seeded properly until all results for all previous events have been entered into the computer.

Auto Set-up:
When you use the Auto Set-up button, the multi sub-events can be automatically set-up for you and will use the standard events as shown below:

                Indoor      Outdoor
      Decathlon   Octathlon   Heptathlon   Pentathlon   Pentathlon  
   1   100   100   60   60 Hurdles   Long Jump  
   2   Long Jump   Long Jump   Long Jump   Long Jump   Javelin  
   3   Shot Put   Shot Put   Shot Put   Shot Put   200  
   4   High Jump   400   High Jump   High Jump   Discus  
   5   400   110 Hurdles   60 Hurdles   1000      1500  
   6   110 Hurdles   High Jump   Pole Vault  
   7   Discus   Javelin   1000  
   8   Pole Vault   1000  
   9   Javelin  
   10   1500  

               Indoor      Outdoor
      Decathlon   Octathlon   Heptathlon   Pentathlon   Pentathlon  
   1   100   100   100   60 Hurdles   100 Hurdles  
   2   Long Jump   Long Jump   High Jump   High Jump   High Jump  
   3   Shot Put   Shot Put   Shot Put   Shot Put   Shot Put  
   4   High Jump   400   200   Long Jump   Long Jump  
   5   400   100 Hurdles   Long Jump   800      800  
   6   100 Hurdles   High Jump   Javelin  
   7   Discus   Javelin   800  
   8   Pole Vault   1000  
   9   Javelin  
   10   1500  

Youth Athletics, the order of events can be set-up automatically, but this order will differ from the IAAF Standard Events depending on whether you have selected USATF, AAU, or some other meet class in Meet Set-up.

Weight Pentathlon for Masters/Veterans can also be set-up automatically as follows: Hammer Throw, Shot Put, Discuss Throw, Javelin Throw, Weight Throw.