VHSL Group 3A/4A State Outdoor T&F Championships 2015

Harrisonburg, VA
Hosted by Harrisonburg
Timing/Results Joe Curcio

Meet Information

For Accurate Meet Information Go to the VHSL Web Site.


The Group 3A/4A State Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be at Harrisonburg High School in Harrisonburg, Virginia on Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th, 2014.

MILESTAT WINDOW: The window will open at noon on Sunday, May 24 at midnight, and close on Sunday, May 31st 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 pre-school children accompanied by a paying spectator. Each participant will need his/her competitors number for admission.
Accepted passes for VHSL State events include VHSCA, VHSL VIAAA, VATA, VSBA and the Principals State membership cards. (All pass must be accompanied with valid drivers license)

COACHES MEETING: The coaches meeting will be conducted in the Harrisonburg High School Gym/Commons, which is a short distance across the Parking lot from the Athletes entrance into the stadium. Meeting time will be 3:00 PM. Packet pickup will be at the bottom of the hill below the Athletes entrance to the stadium. Packets will contain seed sheets, competitors numbers and any other information that may be necessary. Bus parking will be behind the School on the opposite side from the stadium.
Coachs passes will be issued in accordance with VHSL Policy by team gender and found in your packet. Additional coaches or school personnel can be admitted using one of the Cards shown on the VHSL 2014-2015 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 Harrisonburg High School track is an 8-lane 400-meter track. pyramid spikes or flats may be used. This meet will be conducted on a 400-meter track. Throwing events will be conducted on the practice fields adjacent to the stadium, access to the throwing events will be from inside the stadium behind the visitors stands. Throwing sectors for the state meet will be 34.92 degrees.

RULES: NFHS Track and Field Rule Book for 2015 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 Dan Ward Timing.

HOUSING: See attached list.

EQUIPMENT: Each team must furnish its own towels, shots, discus, batons and poles. Starting blocks will be supplied by Harrisonburg High School. NO OTHER BLOCKS MAY BE USED.
Vaulting poles will be inspected and Vaulters will be weighed in the Fieldhouse adjacent to the Pit. 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 proper weighted poles.
Shot and Discus inspection will be take place in the Maintenance Building on the Throwing field. USATF 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 2015 NFHS rule book. Competitors 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) will be presented after each event. 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 event on that day. Note: An
Athlete participating in the 3200 M 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 advance 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.

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 actually participating or preparing for an event, after a running event starts.

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 to 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 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.
The Milestat Entry window is from Sunday May 24th until Sunday May 31st at noon.
Instructions for entering a meet using Mile Splits Online Meet Registration can be found on the VHSL Web site
The VHSL PAPER ENTRY IS REQUIRED AND WILL BE USED TO SOLVE ENTRY PROBLEMS SHOULD THEY OCCUR. It can be down loaded 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
This is to be used as a back- up and will be provided to the State Meet Director by each Region at the State meet. This form will be used in the unlikely event that there is a mistake.


Region 3A East Director Mike Wills mwills@culpeperschools.org
Culpeper High School
Region 3A West Director Joe Curcio coachjoetf@aol.com
Staunton River High School
Region 4A North Director Bruce Shepard Bruce.sheppard@lcps.org
Woodgrove High School
Region 4A South Director Paul Heizer pheizer@ccps.us
Caroline High School

Joe C. Curcio State Meet Director
E-mail: coachjoetf@aol.com
Phone Numbers
C (434) 942-7126 or H (540) 586-2163
School (540) 297-7151 or (540) 297-7089
Fax (540 297-2982

Revised 4/23/2015

Harrisonburg High School -- Harrisonburg, Virginia (Friday, June 5th and Saturday June 6th)
Admission Friday, $10.00, Saturday, $10.00

FRIDAY, June 5th
Evening Session
2:00 Earliest Possible Arrival on Campus at Harrisonburg High School
2:00 Team packets distributed and Coaches distribute #s to Athletes
2:30 Athletes/coaches gate opened
2:30 Shot & Discus certification and implement, weigh-ins at this time (report to the storage building by the Shot Put Circle. Pole Vaulters report to the Field House next to the Pole Vault Pit.
3:00 Coaches meeting (Harrisonburg High School Gym)

Field Events
4:00 Girls Discus - 4A/3A
Boys Shot - 3A/4A
4:30 Boys Pole Vault - 4A/3A
Girls High Jump - 4A/3A
Girls Triple Jump - 4A/3A
Boys Triple Jump - 3A/4A

5:30 Girls - 100M Hurdle Trials - 4A/3A
5:50 Boys - 110M Hurdle Trials - 4A/3A
6:10 Girls - 100M Dash Trials - 4A/3A
6:30 Boys - 100M Dash Trials - 4A/3A
6:50 Girls - 4 x 800 M Relay (Sections-) -4A/3A
7:20 Boys - 4 x 800 M Relay (Sections) - 4A/3A
7:50 Girls - 200 M Dash Trials - 4A/3A
8:10 Boys - 200 M Dash Trials - 4A/3A

Field Events
8:15 Implement certification/weigh-in (report to the storage shed by the Shot Put Circle)
Pole Vaulters report to the Field House next to the Pole Vault Pit

9:30 Girls Long Jump - 4A/3A
Boys Long Jump - 3A/4A
Boys High Jump - 4A/3A
Girls Pole Vault - 4A/3A
Boys Discus - 4A/3A
Girls Shot - 3A/4A

Running Events
9:00 Girls - 3200 M Finals (Sections) - 4A/3A
9:30 Boys - 3200 M Finals (Sections) - 4A/3A
10:00 Time used as Needed

11:00 Girls - 100 M Hurdle Finals - 4A/3A
11:10 Boys - 110 M Hurdle Finals - 3A/3A
11:20 Girls - 100 M Dash Finals - 4A/3A
11:30 Boys - 100 M Dash Finals - 4A/3A
11:40 Girls - 1600 M Run Finals - 4A/3A
12:05 Boys - 1600 M Run Finals - 4A/3A
12:30 Girls - 4 x 100 M Relay Finals - 4A/3A
12:45 Boys - 4 x 100 M Relay Finals - 4A/3A
1:05 Girls - 400 M Dash Finals (Sections) - 4A/3A
1:25 Boys - 400 M Dash Finals (Sections) - 4A/3A
1:45 Girls - 300 M Low Hurdle Finals - 4A/3A
2:05 Boys - 300 M Intermediate Hurdle Finals - 4A/3A
2:25 Girls - 800 M Run Finals (Sections) - 4A/3A
2:45 Boys - 800 M Run Finals (Sections) - 4A/3A
3:05 Girls - 200 M Dash finals - 4A/3A
3:15 Boys - 200 M Dash finals - 4A/3A
3:25 Break/Awards & Graduation
3:55 Girls - 4 x 400 M Relay Finals (Sections) - 4A/3A
4:10 Boys - 4 x 400 M Relay Finals (Sections) - 4A/4A
4:25 Final Awards/Trophies/Results - 4A/3A

Note Field events are arranged so that Throws & Horizontal jumps coaches do not have to go back and forth between pits/circles if they have both genders competing .