VHSL Group 1A/2A State Outdoor T&F Championships

Elkton, VA

Meet Information

Registration help:
va.milesplit.com/pages/Online_Meet_Reg_Instructions

VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE, INC.
1642 STATE FARM BLVD.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22911-8809
2015 BOYS AND GIRLS 1A/2A
STATE OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD MEET INFORMATION


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2016 BOYS AND GIRLS 1A/2A
STATE OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD MEET INFORMATION

The Group 1A/2A State Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be at Radford University in Radford, Virginia on Friday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 4th, 2016.

MILESTAT WINDOW: The window for entries closes on Sunday, May 29 at noon. The Scratch deadline is Monday, June 1st at noon.

ADMISSIONS: $10.00 for Friday session and $10:00 for Saturday. No charge for children age 6 and under if accompanied by a paying spectator. Each participant will need his/her competitor’s number for admission. Accepted passes for VHSL State events include VHSCA, VHSL VIAAA, VATA, VSBA and the Principals State membership cards. (All passes must be accompanied with valid driver’s license)

COACHES MEETING: The coaches’ meeting will be conducted in the bullpen area, which is just inside the main gate of the stadium. Meeting time will be 12:30 PM. Packet pickup will be at the bullpen. Packets will contain seed sheets, competitor’s numbers, coaches’ passes and any other information that may be necessary. Bus parking will be below the Dedmon Center on the opposite side from the stadium.
Co a ches' passes w ill be is sued in a cco rda nce w ith VH SL Po licy by tea m g ender a n d f o und in y o ur packet. Additional coaches or school personnel can be admitted using one of the Cards shown on the VHSL 2015-2016 Acceptable Pass Form
1-5 Athletes – 1 pass
6-10 Athletes – 2 passes
11 or more Athletes – 3 passes
Competitor Numbers will be used for athletes to re-enter the stadium.

FACILTY: The Radford University track is an 8-lane 400-meter track. ¼” pyra mi d s pi kes o r flats may be used. Throwing events will be conducted at the throwing area which is west of the stadium. It has its own parking area. Throwing sectors for the state meet will be 34.92 degrees.

RULES: NFHS Track and Field Rule Book for 2016 as well as the VHSL rules as stated in the VHSL handbook will be observed.

FINISH LYNX TIMING SYSTEM will be the official timing for all running events. Timing will be provided by Steve Geiman and Raintree Timing/Track Management Systems.

EQUIPMENT: Each team must furnish its own towels, shots, discus, batons and poles. Starting blocks will be supplied by Radford University. NO OTHER BLOCKS MAY BE USED.
Vaulting poles will be inspected and Vaulters will be weighed at the pole vault area. Nothing may be altered on the pole. Original Manufacturer markings must be visible. Head coaches will provide a written certification to the meet director that each competitor uses properly weighted poles.
Shot and Discus inspection will be take place at the Throws Area. Officials will certify throwing implements to the exact standard of the rule. Rubber discs with edge dings, rough or narrow edges will not be allowed. Implements not in compliance will be impounded during the event.
Uniforms for each contestant must be in compliance with the 2016 NFHS rule book. Competitor’s numbers will be provided by VHSL

AWARDS: Team trophies (1st and 2nd) will be presented at the conclusion of the Meet. Individual medals (1st through 8th) may be picked up in the lower hallway of the stadium. Note that 1st through 8th place will be scored (10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1).





PARTICIPATION LIMITATIONS; A contestant may compete in any number of field events. A contestant shall be limited to participation in only three running events for the two-day meet. Exception: An athlete participating in the 3200M run may participate in ONE other running event on that day. Note: An athlete participating in the 3200M relay on Friday can run ANY two events on Saturday. An athlete NOT participating in the 3200M relay on Friday can run in three events on Saturday unless one of them is the 3200 M run.
If a contestant is entered in a field event, which conflicts in the time schedule with a track event in which he is entered, he shall make advanced arrangements with the official in charge of the field event to postpone his trials until after the track event has been run. No track or field event will be held up to accommodate a contestant. Vertical events will be discussed at the coaches meeting.

NOTE: Competitors shall be disqualified for an event if his/her coach, manager, attendant or anyone associated with his/her team is on the infield, the track, the enclosure inside, or those areas designated only for officials and contestants in current events. No coaches or spectators are allowed on the infield at any time. If you have a question regarding a result or place, go to the bullpen and the proper official will be notified. It there is a disqualification during the meet, coaches will be called to the field for clarification.

ELIGIBLE TO STATE MEET: Entries may be only those contestants who place 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th in a Regional Meet or those contestants who were properly reported by the Conference or Regional Meet Director as having met the state qualifying standards at the Conference or Regional Championship Meet (trials or finals) or who met the state qualifying standard in a sanctioned meet of 10 or more teams.
MILESTAT is being used for the verification source for entries using the state standards.

FOR ELIGIBILITY IN THE STATE MEET: Each Coach shall satisfy the following requirement or the school athletes will be ineligible to participate.

FOLLOW THE REGIONAL DIRECTORS ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY.
The Milestat Entry window closes at noon on Sunday, May 29.
The VHSL PAPER ENTRY WILL ONLY BE USED TO SOLVE ENTRY PROBLEMS SHOULD THEY OCCUR. It can be downloaded from the VHSL web site. It is designed to be filled out online and emailed as an attachment to the Region or State Meet Director.

**** Coaches: All buses and athletes will need to go past the stadium and the Dedmon Center and unload at the far end of the Lacrosse Field. The buses will then park below the Dedmon Center in that lower parking lot. The main lot at the stadium will only be for spectator parking. The Lacrosse Field will be the staging and warm-up area for the athletes. This area will be available for tents and canopies. No tents or canopies will be allowed in the stadium area.
All coolers and food must come in with the athletes at the lacrosse field and must stay in that area. No food or drinks can come in through the main entrance. Athletes may have water and Gatorade/PowerAde drinks in the stadium but all food items unless purchased in the stadium must stay at the lacrosse field. If parents bring food for the athletes, they will need to meet coaching staff at the entrance to the lacrosse field to bring food in there. Parents may go to the lacrosse field and eat with athletes but must have purchased a ticket beforehand. There will be monitors at all gates to check for passes and tickets. This is all part of Radford University policy.



IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR REGIONAL DIRECTOR IS UNABLE TO ANSWER YOUR
QUESTIONS YOU CAN CONTACT:
Steve Geiman – State Meet Director
stevegeimanmgmt@gmail.com
Phone Number
540-649-3075






2016
1A & 2A VHSL State Outdoor Track & Field Championships
June 3 & June 4, 2016 - Radford University, Radford, Va.
Tentative Schedule of Events

Friday, June 3, 2016

11:30 AM Stadium Gates Open-Packet Pick-up at North End (Lacrosse Field)
12:00 PM Certification of Implements @ Shot/Discus Area
Certification of Pole Vault Poles @ Pole Vault Pit
12:30 PM Coaches Meeting at Bullpen Area in Stadium
1:00 PM Boy’s Shot-1A followed by Boy’s Shot 2A
Girl’s Discus-1A followed by Girl’s Discus 2A
Girl’s Long Jump 1A followed by Girl’s Long Jump 2A
Boy’s Long Jump 1A followed by Boy’s Long Jump 2A
Boy’s High Jump 1A followed by Boy’s High Jump 2A
Girl’s Pole Vault 1A followed by Girl’s Pole Vault 2A

2:00 PM Girl’s 100 Meter High Hurdle Trials 1A
Girl’s 100 Meter High Hurdle Trials 2A
2:20 PM Boy’s 110 Meter High Hurdle Trials 1A
Boy’s 110 Meter High Hurdle Trials 2A
2:40 PM Girl’s 100 Meter Dash Trials 1A
Girl’s 100 Meter Dash Trials 2A
3:00 PM Boy’s 100 Meter Dash Trials 1A
Boy’s 100 Meter Dash Trials 2A
3:20 PM Girl’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay-1A-Sections
Girl’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay-2A-Sections
3:50 PM Boy’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay-1A-Sections
Boy’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay-2A-Sections
4:20 PM Girl’s 200 Meter Dash Trials 1A
Girl’s 200 Meter Dash Trials 2A
4:40 PM Boy’s 200 Meter Dash Trials 1A
Boy’s 200 Meter Dash Trials 2A

Saturday, June 4
7:30 AM Stadium Gates Open
8:00 AM Certification of Implements at Shot/Discus Area
Certification of Pole Vault Poles at Pole Vault Pit

(3200 will be one heat each-sections only if needed)
8:30 AM Girl’s 3200 Meter Run-1A
Girl’s 3200 Meter Run-2A
9:00 AM Boy’s 3200 Meter Run-1A
Boy’s 3200 Meter Run-2A


9:00 AM Girl’s Shot-1A-Followed by Girl’s Shot-2A
Boy’s Discus 1A followed by Boy’s Discus 2A
Girl’s Triple Jump 1A followed by Girl’s Triple Jump 2A
Boy’s Triple Jump 1A followed by Boy’s Triple Jump 2A
Girl’s High Jump 1A followed by Girl’s High Jump 2A
Boy’s Pole Vault 1A followed by Boy’s Pole Vault 2A

10:50 AM NATIONAL ANTHEM
11:00 AM Girl’s 100 Meter High Hurdle Finals-1A
11:05 AM Girl’s 100 Meter High Hurdle Finals-2A
11:10 AM Boy’s 110 Meter High Hurdle Finals-1A
11:15 AM Boy’s 110 Meter High Hurdle Finals-2A
11:20 AM Girl’s 100 Meter Dash Finals-1A
11:25 AM Girl’s 100 Meter Dash-Finals-2A
11:30 AM Boy’s 100 Meter Dash-Finals-1A
11:35 AM Boy’s 100 Meter Dash-Finals-2A
11:40 AM Girl’s 1600 Meter Run-1A
11:50 AM Girl’s 1600 Meter Run-2A
12:00 PM Boy’s 1600 Meter Run-1A
12:05 PM Boy’s 1600 Meter Run-2A
12:10 PM Girl’s 4 x 100 Meter Relay 1A (Sections)
12:20 PM Girl’s 4 x 100 Meter Relay 2A (Sections)
12:30 PM Boy’s 4 x 100 Meter Relay 1A (Sections)
12:40 PM Boy’s 4 x 100 Meter Relay 2A (Sections)
12:50 PM Girl’s 400 Meter Dash 1A (Sections)
1:00 PM Girl’s 400 Meter Dash 2A (Sections)
1:10 PM Boy’s 400 Meter Dash 1A (Sections)
1:20 PM Boy’s 400 Meter Dash 2A (Sections)
1:30 PM Girl’s 300 Meter Low Hurdles 1A (Sections)
1:40 PM Girl’s 300 Meter Low Hurdles 2A (Sections)
1:50 PM Boy’s 300 Meter Intermediate Hurdles 1A (Sections)
2:00 PM Boy’s 300 Meter Intermediate Hurdles 2A (Sections)
2:10 PM Girl’s 800 Meter Run 1A (Sections)
2:20 PM Girl’s 800 Meter Run 2A (Sections)
2:30 PM Boy’s 800 Meter Run 1A (Sections)
2:40 PM Boy’s 800 Meter Run 2A (Sections)
2:50 PM Girl’s 200 Meter Dash 1A Finals
3:00 PM Girl’s 200 Meter Dash 2A Finals
3:10 PM Boy’s 200 Meter Dash 1A Finals
3:20 PM Boy’s 200 Meter Dash 2A Finals

3:25-3:45 Break-Graduation Ceremonies-Announcements

3:45 PM Girl’s 4 x 400 Meter Relay 1A (Sections)
3:55 PM Girl’s 4 x 400 Meter Relay 2A (Sections)
4:05 PM Boy’s 4 x 400 Meter Relay 1A (Sections)
4:15 PM Boy’s 4 x 400 Meter Relay 2A (Sections)
4:25 PM Team Awards
(Coaches may pick up medals at first floor hallway)

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