Based on the states attendance policy, the SAES administration has determined that any athlete with more than 10 absences may NOT participate in the Titan Decathlon Championship.

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Updated May 22, 2019
Titan Decathlon Championship


18-19 Titan Decathlon Championship Video


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The Titan Decathlon was inspired by the President's Challenge.  The SAES Titan Decathlon is our effort to promote and encourage fitness, while incorporating friendly competition.

RUNNING: *Shuttle Run* *50 Yd. Dash* *100 Yd. Dash* *800 M.* *Mile*
THROWING: *Softball Throw* *Discus* *Shot Put*
JUMPING: *Standing Broad Jump* *Running Long Jump* 
  1. The top ten boys and top ten girls from each grade level, as determined from their individual event results conducted within their Physical Education classes, will be eligible to compete in the Titan Decathlon Championship (TDC).
  2. Students competing in the TDC will be excused from classes for the entire school day. It will be up to the individual student athlete who is competing in the TDC to obtain and complete any missed school work from that day of classes.
  3. The equipment that will be provided by the Physical Education Department will be; tape measures, softballs, rake, shot puts (6lbs/3.3lbs), and shuttle run dumbells.  The individual instructors, who will be working the TDC, will supply their own stopwatches, pencils/pens and clipboards.
  4. A scorer’s table will be set up by the white shed near the track displaying the trophies, medals and scoring charts. In addition, a Physical Education instructor/s will help guide the TDC.
  5. The order of events and daily schedule will be different based on student gender and grade. An example is below.  All of the events were selected so all health and skill related fitness components would be implemented.

·        1600m.(testing cardiovascular & muscular endurance) 

·        Standing Broad Jump(testing leg power &
         static/dynamic balance)
(3 APS)

·        50m.(testing speed and reaction time)(2 APS)

·        Softball Throw(testing arm power)(2APS)

·        Discus(testing dynamic balance, muscular strength &
(2 APS)

·        *LUNCH (students will bring their own lunches and 

·        Running Long Jump(testing speed and leg power)(2

·        800m.(testing cardiovascular and muscular 
(1 APS)

·        Shot Put(testing power, dynamic balance and muscular
(2 APS)

·        Shuttle Run(testing agility, speed and coordination)(2

·        100m.(testing speed)(2 APS)

·        *Award assignments

·        Dismissal of students athletes (either to buses or back to
         class if time allows)

  1. The Presentation of Awards:

·        First, second and third places will receive a trophy for 
         each grade level and gender.

·        Fourth through tenth places will receive a bronze medal
         for each grade level andgender.

·        In an event of a tie for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place; the athlete with the greater number of 1st place
         finishes will be awarded the higher finish placement.

  1. A standard operating procedures will be set for each event to assure that each student has performed the event in the same manner using the same or equal equipment.
  2. Scoring System:(all ties will earn equal points)

1st place -40 pts.

6th - 29

2nd - 37

7th - 28

3rd - 34

8th - 27

4th - 31

9th - 26

5th - 30

10 - 25

  1. Physical Education instructor at the score’s table will be recording the winning times or distances for each grade level and gender.
  2. Each student will be given a shirt to wear during the TDC events. 
  3. After morning announcements on the day of the TDC, the previously chosen athletes will be dismissed to the track to begin the day’s events.
  4. The TDC is scheduled in the end of May with a back up rain date.
  5. Due to physical developmental advantages, students who are repeating a grade level are not permitted to participate in the TDC.
  6. All of the core classes, administration, other Physical Education classes, and/or parents of the participating athletes are invited to view the TDC, however anyone who does not work with the SAES district must first report to the main office to obtain a sticker name tag (must be visible at all times on school premise).
  7. Any Physical Education instructor and/or administrator at SAES has the authority to remove a Titan Decathlon athlete from the championship due to inappropriate behavior and/or unacceptable grades at anytime throughout the current academic school year (detentions/suspensions/failing grades/etc.).
  8. To ensure a fair and consistent environment, the TDC trained athletes are not permitted to use starting blocks and/or track spikes.
  9. To ensure a fair and consistent environment, any student that experiences a prolonged injury and is unable to complete the classroom driven Titan Decathlon in the months of September and October will be permitted to, if desired, complete the 10 events. This will create a solution for all SAES students to have an equal opportunity to compete. The deadline for all Titan Decathlon submissions will be on the first school day in May.
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