Nutmeg Games Fields Set for Saturday

The Nutmeg State Games is the largest amateur multi-sport sporting event in Connecticut. Now celebrating it's 29th Anniversary of uniting Connecticut's residents in the common bond of amateur sport and Olympic spirit.This year, 7,500+ athletes ages 6 to 18 will compete in twenty-two different sport offerings. 

Some of the best track and field athletes in the state have signed up for the Games that will be held at New Britain's Veterans Memorial Stadium (Willowbrook Park) this Saturday.  Athletes will compete in age groups from eight years old and younger to 75 years old plus.  Several of the top youth athletes are using the meet as a final tune up before Junior Olympic Nationals, while many high school athletes are still training over the summer.  Throw in some college, open and master athletes and you have a lot for Connecticut track and field fans to watch. 

Admission for spectators is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 students and senior citizens. For complete listing of participants, click here.

Meet Schedule

  • 8:00 am - Hammer Men
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 8:00 am - Javelin Women
    • Oldest to Youngest: 40+ & Older, 13 - 30
  • 8:00 am - Shot Put Women
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 8:30 am - Long Jump & Triple Jump Men's & Women's
    • Triple jump will begin after the completion of the Long jump
    • Pit 1 (Women) - Oldest to Youngest 40+ & Older, 19-30, 15-18, 11-14, 10 & Younger
    • Pit 2 (Men) - Oldest to Youngest 40+ & Older, 19-30, 15-18, 11-14, 10 & Younger
  • 8:30 am - High Jump Men
    • 3 Jumps per attempted height
    • Oldest to youngest (Men 40+ & Older, 15-30, 11-14, 10 & Younger
  • 8:30 am - Pole Vault Men & Women
    • Men will begin at 8:30 am followed by the Women
    • (Men) All Ages then (Women) All Ages
    • No limit in Jumps unless the athlete fails three jumps in a row.
  • 9:30 am - Hammer Women
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 10:00 am - Javelin Men
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  •  10:00 am - Shot Put Men
    • Oldest to Youngest: 40+ & Older, 13 - 30
  • 10:30 am - Turbo Jav Boys & Girls
    • 12&U and Younger, Boys will begin at 10:30 am followed by the Girls
    • Turbo Javelin will be held on main field inside Veterans Stadium
    • Turbo Jav will NOT be using a runway. The runway is turf.
    • NO Spikes allowed for Turbo Jav. Turf shoes or sneakers are permitted.
  • 10:30 am - TRACK EVENTS BEGIN:
    • One Mile Race Walk
    • High Hurdles
    • One Mile Run
    • 400 Meters
    • Steeple Chase
    • 100 Meters
    • 800 Meters
    • 200 Meters
    • Two Mile Run
  • 11:00 am - Discus Women
    • Youngest to Oldest: 13 - 30, 40+ & Older
  • 11:00 am - High Jump Women
    • 3 Jumps per attempted height
    • Oldest to youngest 40+ & Older, 15-30, 11-14, 10 & Younger
  • 1:30 pm - Discus Men
    • Oldest to Youngest: 40+ & Older, 13 - 30
  • 1:30 pm - Shot Put Boys & Girls
    • 12&U and Younger, Girls will begin at 1:30pm followed by the Boys
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