Meet Information

2017 LIBERTY CONFERENCE 6OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPMeet ProgramDATES: May 16th and May 17th, 2017DIRECTOR: Linda Sarabia Jones, DSA South Lakes 703-715-4517 or 4518SITE: South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Dr., Reston VA, 20191ENTRYDEADLINE: Sunday, May 14th, 2017 by 6:00 pm. Entries must be submitted on This will be the official entry. Please email or fax a paper backup copy to Linda Jones ( fax 703-715- 4688) SCRATCHES: Monday, May 15th at 6:00 pm at South Lakes (Health Room 147). CONFERENCE: Fairfax, Hayfield, Langley, Madison, McLean, South Lakes, Washington-Lee and YorktownPRE-SEASONMEETING:For conference and region pre-season meetings will coincide with the in-person region rules clinic TBA. STANDARDS: Sent out electronicallyENTRIES: Each school may enter 3 individuals in each event. However, a school may enter more than 3 individuals in an event providing ALL individuals entered in that event meet the conference standard. Every athlete entered in the district meet must be entered with a legitimate, verifiable time, height, or distance in that event, which was achieved at some time during this current season in an officially scheduled meet. ADMISSION: $6.00EQUIPMENT: Each school will furnish its own batons, shot, discus, and vaulting poles. Starting blocks will be provided by South Lakes.RULES: 2017 Edition National Federation Rule Book and the 2017 edition of the VHSL Handbook.NOTE: The one minute rule will apply in all field events. For pole vault: one and a half minutes.SCORING: 10-8-6-4-2-1CALL FOR EVENTS: First call--15 minutes prior to the scheduled time of event Second call--10 minutes prior. Third call--5 minutes prior. Athletes should report at First Call. In events run by heats, all starters must report to the clerk at the check-in area before the first heat is run. Failure to report at the time will result in a scratch. Each individual declared for participation must actually participate.INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION:In one meet, a contestant may compete in any number of field events, but shall be limited to participation in only three running events, except that a contestant who competes in the 3200 meter run may compete in no more than one other running event. In any meet held over 2 days, a contestant competing in the 3200 meter run may compete in 2 additional running events as long as only one of the two additional races is contested on the sameday as the 3200 meter run.UNIFORMS: Please read and know Uniform rules related to Section 3 Art. 1-4 Team members shall wear the school uniform. A competitor must be in the proper track uniform and wearing his/her contestant number before he will be permitted to compete. Numbers, when worn shall be attached to the front of the shirt for all events, including the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. See (Article 2) for special restrictions regarding relay races.CONTROL OF THE FIELD: Each coach is asked to keep his/her squad in the stands, off the track, and out of the infield, exceptwhen an individual is competing or warming-up. Violation could result in disqualification.AWARDS: Individual medals for all events will be included in the team packet which will be available for pick up at the end of the meet. Team awards will be presented as soon as all results have be tabulated after the 1600 meter relay.TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017 (DAY 1)4:00 p.m.Coaches MeetingWeigh in Discus/ShotPole Vault Verification4:30 p.m.Boys Discus ThrowGirls Shot PutBoys High JumpGirls Triple JumpBoys Long JumpGirls Pole Vault followed by Boys Pole Vault6:40100/110 High Hurdles Semis7:00100 Meter dash Semis7:203200 Meter Relay Finals 7:45200 Meter dash SemisWEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017 (DAY 2)4:00 p.m.Coaches MeetingWeigh in Discus/Shot4:30 p.m.Girls Discus ThrowBoys Shot PutGirls High JumpGirls Long JumpBoys Triple Jump5:55 p.m.NATIONAL ANTHEMRUNNING FINALS6:05 PM100/110 Meter High Hurdle Finals6:15100 Meter Dash Finals6:251600 Meter Run (sections on time)6:55400 Meter Relay (sections on time)7:10400 Meter Dash Finals (sections on time)7:35300 Meter IM. Hurdle Finals (sections on time)8:00800 Meter Run (sections on time)8:20200 Meter Dash Finals8:303200m Run (sections on time) 9:301600m Relay (sections on time)9:45Team Awards Presentation