VHSL Class 1A Region A Championship Meet

Sussex, VA

Meet Information

*Timing by Charles City High School.

TO: ALL Group 1A REGION A PRINCIPALS, ATHLETIC DIRECTORS, TRACK COACHES

SUBJECT: Group 1A Region A TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP MEET

DATE: MAY 24, 2018/ TBD (RAIN DATE OR CONTINUATION DATE)

*POLE VAULT WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2018, 5 P.M. AT NEW KENT HIGH SCHOOL.

PLACE: SUSSEX CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

SUSSEX, VA

TIME: 1:00 SCRATCH MEETING

1:45 FIELD EVENTS

2:30 FINALS (ALL RUNNING EVENTS WILL BE FINALS DONE BY SECTIONS FROM SLOWEST TO FASTEST).

ELIGIBLES:

1. A Group 1A Region A Entry Form must show the top four Group 1A school finishers among each district  in their respective district championship meet:

Example using Tri-Rivers District Schools

1. Sam (Sussex Central-1A)

2. Bob (Greensville-3A)

3. Joe (Surry- 1A)

4. Mike (Windsor- 1A)

5. Chris (Brunswick- 2A)

6. Patrick (Surry- 1A)

In this scenario, Sam, Joe, Mike, and Patrick would advance to the Group 1A Region A championship meet.



2. Have attained Regional Qualifying standards at a meet with 4 or more teams w/F.A.T. system or meeting regional standards at a State Qualifying Standards that is VHSL sanctioned with 5 or more teams with F.A.T. system and that qualification has been certified by the sanctioned meets director.

3. At a regular season meet that contains four or more teams AND HAS A F.A.T. SYSTEM (NO HAND TIMES, CONVERTED TIMES, OR FIELD MARKS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR QUALIFICATION FROM EVENTS THAT DO NOT HAVE F.A.T. TIMING.)

Qualifying Standards will be available for your district from your respective director and Regional standards will be provided on this site and be sent as an attachment in a future document. All certified regional and state qualification forms from any sanctioned must be forwarded to the Regional Director no later than 6:00 P.M. May 20, 2018 for verification on Milestat.com. Only the top four (4) individuals per event and top four (4) relay teams qualify for the state meet from the regional meet unless state qualifying standards have been attained. Team entries must be made through Milestat.com. Entries and qualifying standards must be verified via email to the Regional Director. Any questions should be referred to:

William L. Ricks

1844 New Lincoln Circle

Hopewell, VA 23860

(804) 712-9029

Curtis Jefferson

Sussex Central High School

21394 Sussex Drive,

Sussex, VA 23884

(434) 246-6051

Andre Jones

F.A.T. Timing Operator

(804) 512-5528

All entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. Sunday, May 20, 2018.

DO NOT COST AN ATHLETE THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE IN THE REGIONAL TRACK MEET!!!!!! PLEASE READ AND BE FAMILIAR WITH ALL RULE CHANGES AS LISTED IN THE NFHS RULE BOOK AND THE RULES CLINIC FOR COACHES AND OFFICIALS ON THE VHSL WEBSITE.

SCRATCH MEETING:

No additions will be allowed at this meeting. Only deletions and corrections will be allowed. Heats and Sections may be re-seeded after the meeting.

EQUIPMENT: Each team is responsible for providing their own shot, discus, baton, etc. Sussex Central High School will provide starting blocks. All competitors must use 1/4 inch pyramid spikes of flats while competing. Violations of maximum length spikes will result in disqualification.

DISQUALIFICATION:

Competitor(s) shall be disqualified from his/her event if a coach or team member is in the infield area designated for competition. THIS ONLY APPLIES WHEN RUNNING EVENTS ARE IN PROGRESS. These areas must have competitors who are actually competing. Each contestant in the running events must check in with the Clerk of the Course in the designated area by the final call. Running events take precedent over field events. No track event will be held up for a contestant. Coaches are reminded to be familiar with the 2018 NFHS Track & Field Rules Book: The ultimate responsibility to have each competitor compliant with the uniform rule is with the coach.

SCORING: Points for all events will be awarded on a 10-8-6-4-2-1 for the top six (6) places.

AWARDS: Boys and Girls Team Championship Trophy

Boys and Girls Team Runner-Up Trophy

Medals and Ribbons for First (1st) Sixth (6th) Place Finishers

Boys and Girls Outstanding Performer Trophy

STATE ENTRIES: MUST BE COMPLETED ON WWW. MILESTAT.COM. The link to the Group 1A State Track and Field Meet is as follows:

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTERING YOUR SCHOOL AND TEAM ON MILESTAT ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE VHSL WEBSITE.

HAVE A GREAT SEASON!!!

William L. Ricks

Group 1A Region A Standards

Girls

Long Jump- 15'4"

Triple Jump- 31'0"

High Jump- 4'4"

Pole Vault- 6'0"

Shot- 29'9"

Discus- 84'0"

4x800 Meter Relay- 13.39.96

100 Meter Hurdles- 18.91

100 Meter Dash- 13.68

1600 Meter Run- 7:01.50

4x100 Meter Relay- 56.72

400 Meter Dash- 1:09.05

300 Meter Hurdles- 55.53

800 Meter Run- 2:52.04

200 Meter Dash- 28.23

3200 Meter Run- 16:50.81

4x400 Meter Relay- 5:02.57

Boys

Long Jump- 19'6"

Triple Jump- 40'2"

High Jump- 5'8"

Pole Vault- 6'0"

Shot- 41'6"

Discus- 118'0"

4x800 Meter Relay- 10:00.65

110 Meter Hurdles- 18.65

100 Meter Dash- 11.68

1600 Meter Run- 5:11.43

4x100 Meter Relay- 46.79

400 Meter Dash- 54.69

300 Meter Hurdles- 45.40

800 Meter Run- 2:13.66

200 Meter Dash- 23.77

3200 Meter Run- 12:09.65

4x400 Meter Relay- 3:52.32

*2014 1A East Regional 8th Place + 2015 1A

East Regional 8th Place + 2016 1A East Regional 8th Place

+ 2017 1A East Regional 8th Place= Total. Total is divided by four

to get Region 1A standards for 2018.





*This format follows the similar one established by

VHSL for the state standards for 2018.



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