Gunston District Indoor Track and Field Championships

Alexandria, VA

Meet Information

Online Registration Instructions

DATE: Thursday, February 1st & Saturday, February 3rd , 2018 @ Episcopal H.S.
LOCATION:Episcopal High School, 3800 West Braddock Road, Alexandria Va Parking: No on campus Parking. Coach, spectator and athlete parking is only availed at Minnie Howard campus across the street (Braddock Road) from Episcopal High School campus. Please remember that we are guest in their home (Episcopal High School).
Fieldhouse Opens: Thursday @ 5:30 p.m. / Saturday @ 7:30 a.m.
ADMISSION: General Admission is $7.00
DIRECTOR: Mark Eisenhour
STANDARDS: sent to each school
SCORING: 10 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 2 -1 for all events
AWARDS: Championship Plaques, Medals for 1st through 6th place - Individual Events,Medals for 1st through 3rd place - Relays and60 patches for championship teams
ENTRIES:Each school may enter three (3) individuals in each event.If more than three (3) are entered, all entrants must have met the VHSL Group 6 "GUNSTON DISTRICT" standard during the current indoor season in a VHSL sanctioned meet.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries must be submitted to by 7:00 p.m. Sunday, January 28, 2018.

ADVANCING FROM DISTRICT MEET: VHSL Group 6 Gunston District will advance the top 6 individuals and the top 3 relay teams automatically plus any athletesor relay teams meeting the VHSL Group 6 (C)Occoquan Region Standards

REGION ENTRY PREFORMANCE: Coaches are to enter athletes advancing to the VHSL Group 6A North Region by virtue oftheir Conference meets performance with the athlete's best legitimate performance of the season for seeding purposes. Athletes advancing to the VHSL Group 6A North Region by virtue of a qualifying mark must submit a proof of performance (POP) form (see VHSL website at for forms) or the performance must be posted on in order to be used to enter the VHSL Group 6 (C)Occoquan Region meets.

SCRATCH MEETING: There will be a coach's scratch meeting on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the "Rotunda" room at T. C. Williams. Enter T. C. Williams thru door #14 on the Chinquapin Park side of the building.

REPORTING FOR EVENTS: In events run in heats or sections, all participating must report to the clerk of the course at the marshaling area before the first heat is run. Failure to report on time may result in a scratch.
CALL FOR EVENTS: First call - 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time of event.
Second call - 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time of event
Third call - five minutes prior to the scheduled time of event.

NOTE: The one (1) minute rule will apply in all field events.
RULES:The 2017 National Federation Rule Book and the 2017-18 edition of the Virginia High School League Handbook.
EQUIPMENT: Each school will furnish its own baton, indoor shot and vaulting pole. Blocks will be supplied for races below 400m run completely in lanes. 1/4" spikes (7mm) or less are premitted Note: pyramid or needle shaped spikes are not permitted.

MEET VHSL Rules 76-4-2 Participation- -In one meet a contestant may compete in any number of field eventsbut shall be limited to participation in any three running events except that a contestant who competes in the 3200 meter run may compete in only one other running event. No individual contestant may compete in more than one meet in any one day. In any meet over two days a contestant competing in the 3200 meter run may compete in two additional running events as long as only one of the two is contested on the same day as the 3200 meter run. If an athlete at the conference, region or state meet is excused from an event by a certified athletic trainer or a physician appointed by the games committee, that athlete will be eligible for any and all other events entered unless the certified athletic trainer or physician determines that the athlete's health would be in danger with any further participation.
DELAY of EVENTS: No event in the meet is to be held up because a participant is engaged in another event.If a contestant is entered in a field event which conflicts in the time schedule with a track event in which heis entered, he will make advance arrangements with the official in charge of the field event to postpone his attempt in the trials until after the track event has been run.No track event will be held up to accommodate a contestant likewise competing in a field event.

TRACK: 3-Lane 200m Chem-turn track.. 1/4" spikes (7mm) or less are premitted Note: pyramid or needle shaped spikes are not permitted.

SHOT PUT: All shots will be weighed and certified by the Head Field Judge. Finals - Four (4) throwsprovided there is a legal performance in the one of the first 3 attempts.
LONG & TRIPLE JUMP:Finals* Four (4) jumps provided there is a legal performance in the one of the first 3 attempts.

HIGH JUMP & POLE VAULT: Starting height will be determined after coaches' scratch meeting by the Games Committee.Participants in the High Jump and Pole Vault athletes must report to their event with their competition numbers but may elect to not wear their numbers when competition begins.

UNIFORMS: Participants will be required to wear team uniforms while competing.Meet numbers will be issued to each school and are required to be worn before being permitted to compete: In relay events each team member will wear the same color school uniform (jersey & short).When other apparel is worn under the jersey by more than one team member that apparel must be identical in color and unadorned if worn below the knees.

HEAT LEADERS: These will be determined by the meet director after he receives the entry lists.The meet director will set up the heats by rule. The Trials and finals will be set up according to the place and times run in the trials. In lane events, participants must return to the finish line and remain in their respective lanes until the judges have reached their decision as to the places.

CONTROL OF THE FIELD: All participants will be limited to specific areas in the field house. Each coach is directed to instruct his or her squad to remain in these areas except when competing or

warming up for his or her event.All participants will be directed to warm up in a designated area.Any athletes found out of these designated areas are subject to disqualification.No coaches will be allowed on the track and/or infield areas during competition.

DISQUALIFICATION: A competitor may be disqualified from an event if the coach, manager, attendant, or anyone associated with the competitor's team is on the infield of the track or those areas designated only for officials and contestants actually participating or preparing for a subsequent event.

PRESENTATION OF AWARDS: Each team's is to pick up all medals after final meet results are announced.The team trophies and patches will be presented at the conclusion of the meet.


Order of Events Thursday, February 1, 2018
5:30 p.m.Field House Opens
5:45 p.m.Coaches Meeting
Weigh - in
* Girls Vaulters

6:15 p.m.Girls High Jump-followed by Boys High Jump
6:30 p.m.Boys Triple -followed by Girls Triple Jump
Girls Shot Put -followed by Boys Shot Put
6:30 p.m.Girls Pole Vault
7:10 p.m.Girls 3200m Relay
7:25 p.m.Boys 3200m Relay
Saturday, February 3, 2018 (meet must end by 12:00 noon)
7:30 a.m.Field House Opens
7:45 a.m.Coaches Meeting
7:45 a.m.Weigh * Boys Vaulters

8:00 a.m.Boys Long Jump-followed by Girls Long Jump
8:30 a.m.Boys Pole Vault
RUNNING TRIALS(if there are 4 or more trial heats in an event there will be a 2 section final)
8:30 a.m.Girls 55m Dash Trials
8:40 a.m.Boys 55m Dash Trials
8:50 a.m.Girls 55m Hurdles Trials
9:00 a.m.Boys 55m Hurdles Trials
9:35 a.m.Girls 55m Hurdle Finals
9:40 a.m.Boys 55m Hurdle Finals
9:45 a.m.Girls 55m Dash Finals
9:50 a.m.Boys 55m Dash Finals
10:00 a.m.Girls 800m Relay - Sections on Time ~ 1 section final?
10:10 a.m.Boys 800m Relay - Sections on Time ~ 1 section final?
10:15 a.m.Girls 1600m Run - Sections on Time(final section will have at least 12 competitors)
10:25 a.m.Boys 1600m Run - Sections on Time (final section will have at least 12 competitors)
10:35 a.m.Girls 500m Run - Sections on Time
10:50 a.m.Boys 500m Run - Sections on Time
11:00 a.m.Girls 1000m Run - Sections on Time
11:10 a.m.Boys 1000m Run - Sections on Time
11:20 a.m.Girls 300m Dash - Sections on Time
11:30 a.m.Boys 300m Dash - Sections on Time
11:40 a.m.Girls 3200m Run (1 final section)
11:55 a.m.Boys3200m Run - (1 final section)
11:10 a.m.Girls 1600m Relay ~ 1 section final
11:20 a.m.Boys 1600m Relay ~ 1 section final
11:30 a.m.Presentation of Awards