America’s Largest Pole Vault Meets

For those of us whose ideal vacation includes pole vaulting, here’s the largest gatherings of vaulters in the United States – Canada.  East-West-North-South all regions are represented.

The list is ranked by number of flights.  A flight is a vaulting competition group that shares a runway for a session. So… if there were 2 runways, and they ran 4 sessions using both runways, there would be 8 flights.  Biggest Flight = largest number of vaulters that have to share one runway for one competition group.

Corrections/Additions welcome.  E-mail editor@thevaultermag.com

National Pole Vault Summit, Reno, NV

January 18, 2019

14 Runways, 79 Flights, 1145 Vaulters, Biggest flight 19, 2 days 1/18-19

2018 Champions: Sandi Morris 4.90, Mondo Duplantis 5.83

Meet Directors: Steve Chappel, Lane Mastretti

 

 


Texas Elite PV Expo Explosion, Belton, TX

Dec 28 – 29, 2019

5 runways, 25 flights, 345 vaulters, biggest flight 18, 2 days 12/28-29 Results on website: YES

2019 Champions Annie Rhodes-Johnigan 4.56 and Audie Wyatt 5.45

Meet Director: Jack Chapman, Texas Elite PV

 

 


Grand Haven Beach Vault, MI

July 12, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 runways, 16 flights, 273 vaulters, biggest flight 26, 2 days 7/12-13, Result on website: YES

2018 Champions Hannah Sailar 4.11, KC Lightfoot 5.48

Meet Directors: Kevin Patterson and Dave Emeott

 

 


Port Arkansas Beach Vault, TX

July 15, 2019

3 runways, 12 flights, 295 vaulters, biggest flight 19

2018 Champions Anicka Newell 4.60, Audie Wyatt + Tray Oates 5.48

Meet Director: Greg West

 

 


Akron Pole Vault Convention, OH

January 12, 2019

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Cancelled: 4 runways, 10 flights, 132 vaulters, biggest flight 20

2018 Champions Katie Nageotte 4.56, Matthew Ludwig and Shawn Barber 5.35

Meet Director: Dennis Mitchell, Akron University

 

 


Dauphin Street Vault, Mobile, AL

July 20, 2019

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2 pits, 9 flights, 180 vaulters, biggest flight 25

2018 Champions: Anicka Newell 4.27, Devin King, and Cole Walsh 5.55

Meet Director: Drew Bentley

 

 


Charlotte Street Vault, Charlotte, NC

July 13, 2019

1 runway, 6 flights, 55 vaulters, biggest flight 13

2018 Champions: Carolina Moll 4.40, Austin Miller 5.66

Meet Directors: Jim Vahrenkamp, Kyle Wolfe, Aubrey Hilliard

 

 


Vault in the VILLE, Henderson, KY

July 3, 2019

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1 runway, 6 flights, 55 vaulters, biggest flight 12

2018 Winners, Emily Grove  4.40, Chase Brannon 5.50

Meet Directors: Keith and Kevin, SM Track Club

 

 


Jersey Jumps Beach Vault, Seaside Heights, NJ

August 3, 2019

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2 runways (2015 photo), 7 flights, 150 vaulters, biggest flight 38

2018 Champions Sophie Gutermuth + Kat Pitman 4.26, Peter Roach 5.02

Meet Director: Mike Pascuzzo, Vertical Adventures

 

 


Rochester Rockback Beach Vault, NY

August 9, 2019

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2 runways, 6 flights, 153 vaulters, biggest flight 30

2018 Champions: Kat Pitman 4.15, Zach Ferrara 5.00

Meet Director: Andy Fetzner, Rochester Rockback

 

 


River Vault, LaCrosse, WI

July 6, 2019  – on a barge on the Mississippi River

1 runway, 6 flights, 99 vaulters, biggest flight 21

2018 Champions: Kristen Hixson 4.11, Jeff Coover 5.02

Meet Director: Jeremiah Burish, La Crosse Track Club

No longer the Barge Vault, old image!

 

 


Vaulter Magazine – Vaulter Club Summer Meets

June 29, July6, and August 8, 2019

California Summer Meets

3 runways, 1 flight, 45-60 athletes

Largest Summer Meet in California

Meet Director: Doug Bouma

 

 


DC Vault, Washington, DC

July 8, 2019

  • Elite Competition: Featuring 2015 World Champion – SHAWN BARBER!
  • Open Competition: All Ages – Free Entry!
  • Grilled Food!
  • Free EP (Explosive Performance)​ Training (optional)

 

 


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