VHSL CLASS 5 REGION "A" OUTDOOR TRACK and FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Gloucester, VA

Meet Information

FINAL INSTRUCTIONS

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VHSL CLASS 5 REGION "A" OUTDOOR T&F CHAMPIONSHIPS

May 25, 2018 May 26, 2018


Hosted by: Gloucester High School

Gloucester High School Sports Complex

6680 Short Lane Road

Gloucester, Virginia 23061

Meet Information - REVISED 5-9-18

2018 VHSL CLASS 5 REGION "A" OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

May 25 & May, 26, 2018 Gloucester High School Track & Field Sports Complex

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018

11:30 AM COACHES PACKET PICK-UP AT THE STADIUM

12:00 PM Certification of Girls & Boys Shot Put & Girls Pole Vault Poles/ Weigh-in

12:30 PM Coaches Meeting Clerking Area (Near score board)

1:00 PM Girls Shot Put (Circle #1) & Boys Shot Put (Circle #2)

Boys Triple Jump (Pit near Discus Cage) followed by Girls Triple Jump (Pit near Discus Cage)

Boys High Jump & Girls Pole Vault

2:00 PM Girls 100 Meter High Hurdles Semi-Finals (33")

2:20 PM Boys 110 Meter High Hurdles Semi-Finals (39")

2:40 PM Girls 100 Meter Dash Semi-Finals

3:00 PM Boys 100 Meter Dash Semi-Finals

3:20 PM Girls 4 x 800 Meter Relay Finals

3:50 PM Boys 4 x 800 Meter Relay Finals

4:20 PM Girls 200 Meter Dash Semi-Finals

4:40 PM Boys 200 Meter Dash Semi-Finals

SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018

9:00 AM Certification of Boys & Girls Discus & Boys Pole Vault Poles/Weigh-in

9:00 AM Girls 3200 Meter Run (Unseeded Section)

9:15 AM Girls 3200 Meter Run (Seeded Section)

9:30 AM Boys 3200 Meter Run (Unseeded Section)

9:45 AM Boys 3200 Meter Run (Seeded Section)

10:00 AM Boys Pole Vault

Girls Long Jump followed by Boys Long Jump

Girls Discus followed by Boys Discus

Girls High Jump

11:50 AM OPENING CEREMONIES & NATIONAL ANTHEM

12:00 PM Girls 100 Meter High Hurdles Finals (33")

12:10 PM Boys 110 Meter High Hurdles Finals (39")

12:20 PM Girls 100 Meter Dash Finals

12:25 PM Boys 100 Meter Dash Finals

12:30 PM Girls 1600 Meter Run (Unseeded Section)

12:40 PM Girls 1600 Meter Run (Seeded Section)

12:50 PM Boys 1600 Meter Run (Unseeded Section)

1:00 PM Boys 1600 Meter Run (Seeded Section)

1:10 PM Girls 4 x 100 Meter Relay Finals (Sections)

1:20 PM Boys 4 x 100 Meter Relay Finals (Sections)

1:30 PM Girls 400 Meter Dash Finals (Sections)

1:40 PM Boys 400 meter Dash Finals (Sections)

1:50 PM Girls 300 Meter Low Hurdle Finals (30")

2:00 PM Boys 300 Meter Intermediate Hurdle Finals (36")

2:15 pm Girls 800 Meter Run Finals (Sections)

2:25 PM Boys 800 Meter Run Finals (Sections)

2:40 PM Girls 200 Meter Dash Finals

2:45 PM Boys 200 Meter Dash Finals

3:20 PM Girls 4 x 400 Meter Relay Finals (Sections)

3:30 PM Boys 4 x 400 Meter Relay Finals (Sections)

3:45 PM TEAM AWARDS

2017 VHSL CLASS 5 REGION "A" OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

1. DATES: FRIDAY & SATURDAY, May 25 & 26, 2018

2. PLACE: Gloucester High School

3. FACILITIES: 400 Meter, 8 Lanes (48) All-weather track, (2) Concrete Shot Put Circles, (1) Discus Cage (CONCRETE PAD). All-weather surfaces on LJ/TJ/PV runways and HJ surface. 1/4" or less spikes and flats may be used on the all-weather surfaces. Spikes will be checked at each event venue and clerking area. Chalk ONLY on the LJ/TJ/HJ and Pole vault runways.

Locker rooms are NOT available so come dressed to participate. RESTROOMS are located on Home side of the stadium ONLY.

4. ADMISSION: $10.00 each day $5.00 for children 5 and Under.VHSCA, VIAAA & VHSL PRINCIPALS AND HONORED GUEST PASSES WILL BE ACCEPTED. DISTRICT (CONFERENCE) & FACULTY passes WILL NOT be accepted.

5. ATHLETES: Athletes will be admitted FREE at the BACK GATE entrance to the stadium. Athletes will be admitted by wearing your school issued uniforms and wearing "ISSUED WRIST BANDS". Athletes NOT in school issued uniform or wearing a "MEET ISSUED WRIST BAND" will have to PAY in order to enter the stadium. Athletes will enter through the gate located next to the BACK GATE.

6. EQUIPMENT: Meet management will furnish STARTING BLOCKS ONLY. All other equipment, team or personal must be furnished by the competing schools. UNIFORM RULES WILL BE ENFORCED.

7. WEATHER: In case of bad weather (LIGHTNING) the teams will be asked to go into the AUXILLARY GYM/MAIN GYM located near the stadium. EVERYONE has to vacate the stadium area!

8. RULES: 2018 EDITION OF NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE HIGH SCHOOLS TRACK & FIELD RULES AND VHSL RULES WILL BE ENFORCED.

9. SCORING: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1

10. AWARDS: 5 Region "A" Policy! AWARDS will be presented at the conclusion of each FINALIZED event and presented by Winning Coach of each event.

11. RESULTS: ATLANTIC COAST TIMING with "LIVE" results.

12. PERFORMANCE LIST: The performance list will be on-line @ Milestat.com

13. ENTRIES: Regional entries for all open & relay events are limited to the top (3) Regional Qualifiers in each EVENT INDIVIDUAL RACE the top(3) RELAYS thathave met the 2018 Regional Meet Standards.

14. ENTRY FORMS: Official Regional entries must be submitted on-line via Milestat NO later than 11:59 PM, Monday, May 21, 2018. Entry performances must be the BETTER of their Meet performance (Trial or Finals) or a verified Regional qualifying performance from a 2018 Outdoor Season Meet of (4) or more teams.

15. ENTRIES EDITED: You may edit the on-line at any time up until 11:59 PM DEADLINE: on Monday, May 21, 2018. Your entries as of this deadline will be considered FINAL and DECLARED.

16. DECLARATION: Entries declared at the deadline on Monday will be confirmed as entered. They WILL count against the athletes MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE events whether they contest them or not.

17. RELAYS: Relay teams will be declared on a relay card provided at the meet at the time of event check-in. DECLARATION: SIX (6) athletes may be listed any four (4) of whom may run. The relay will count as an event only for those four (4) athletes who actually compete. ALL RELAY RUNNERS AND ALTERNATES MUST BE LISTED ON YOUR ON-LINE ENTRY. NOTE: that the only way to enter an athlete who is only going to be used as a relay runner is to list them in one of the (8) slots allowed for each relay. DO NOT ENTER MORE THAN EIGHT (8) NAMES FOR ANY ONE RELAY.

18. WEIGH-INS: The Girls/Boys Shot Put weigh-in will take place on Friday, May 25th @ 12:00 p.m. The Girls/Boys Discus weigh-in will take place Saturday, May 26th @ 9:00 a.m. (Visitors side Concession Stand). All implements not meeting specifications will be impounded until the end of the meet. Only those implements properly inspected and so marked may be used at the meet.

19. CERTIFICATION: The girls pole vault pole certifications and weigh-in will take place on Friday, May 25th @ 12:00 p.m. The boys pole vault poles certification and weigh-in will take place on Saturday, May 26th @ 9:00 a.m.

20. STARTING HEIGHTS: STARTING HEIGHTS and PROGRESSIONS will be determined by the GAMES COMMITTEE. The GAMES COMMITTEE will consist of each Regional Meet Director.

21. Who Advances: Top 4 finishers in each event plus anyone who meets the state qualifying standard in the

Regional meet, or in a sanctioned meet involving 10 or more teams (5 or more teams if fully

automated timing is used). See VHSL Handbook Section 84 for additional qualifying criteria.



22. REGIONAL T-SHIRTS: Regional Championships T-Shirts will be sold.

23. CONCESSIONS: Concession stand will be located under the bleachers on the Home side of the track!

24. ELECTRONIC DEVICES: Electronic devices will be allowed in the stadium. NO Electronic devices will be allowed in the COMPETITION area. COMPETITION AREA is the fenced areas on the inside and outside of the track which includes the Shot Put, Discus, Pole Vault and Triple jump areas.

25. TEAM CAMPS: Team camp areas will be posted. NO Tents in the bleachers on the HOME SIDE of the stadium but they are ALLOWED on the top of the bleachers on the VISITORS side. Umbrellas only at the TOP of the bleachers. Please be courteous to other paying spectators!

26. WARM-UP: Teams will be allowed to warm-up on the track until the meet starts. There will be a grassy warm-up area adjacent to the track and behind the MAIN stadium USED ONCE THE MEET STARTS. THE VISITORS SIDE of the stadium will be used for warm-ups also. We ask that you use the blocks/hurdles provided. The FOOTBALL FIELD IS OFF LIMITS TO ALL WARMUPS!

27. PARKING: Parking area for spectators is located just past the main high school entrance. Team buses will drop off athletes in the circle near the Sports Complex main entrance. Buses will park on the driving range. Handicap parking is available for those with decals near the stadium. Please DO NOT PARK in the FIRE LANES going towards the stadium. School buses will not be able to safely maneuver through this area! PARKING LOT next to the stadium is for Meet management, officials and volunteers ONLY!

28. IMPORTANT ENTRY REMINDERS:

a. ALL Regional Entries must be submitted on-line via Milestat.com.

b. You may EDIT your on-line entries at any time prior to 11:59 PM on Monday, May 21, 2018. After that time ALL on-line ENTRIES will be considered FINAL and DECLARED and will count against the ATHLETESS maximum allowable events.

c. ALL athletes including any possible relay alternates MUST be entered on-line. DO NOT enter more than (8) athletes for any one relay on the Milestat Entry. Please use these slots to enter all athletes who may be used on any of your relay teams and are NOT entered in any INDIVIDUAL event at the meet. You will be allowed to use any athlete entered in any event on your on-line entry roster on your relay team so long as it DOES NOT put them over the number of allowable running events.

d. Use only the BEST Meet Performance (Trials or Finals) or a Regional Qualifying Performance for each entry.

For questions contact:

John L. Perrin, Meet Director @ jlperrin47@aol.com

(757)813-8816

Kristy Hunter, Activities Director @ khunter@gc.k12.va.us

(804)693-3866

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