TO: ALL Group 1A REGION A PRINCIPALS, ATHLETIC DIRECTORS, TRACK COACHES
SUBJECT: Group 1A Region A TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP MEET
DATE: MAY 23, 2019/ TBD (RAIN DATE OR CONTINUATION DATE)
*POLE VAULT- Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 4:30 p.m. at New Kent High School
PLACE: SUSSEX CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
TIME: 1:00 SCRATCH MEETING
1:45 FIELD EVENTS
2:30 FINALS (ALL RUNNING EVENTS WILL BE FINALS DONE BY SECTIONS FROM SLOWEST TO
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
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 19, 2019 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
Sussex Central High School
21394 Sussex Drive,
Sussex, VA 23884
F.A.T. Timing Operator
All entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. Sunday, May 19, 2019.
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
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.
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 2019 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) to Fourth (4th) Place Finishers
Boys and Girls Outstanding Performer Trophy
STATE ENTRIES: MUST BE COMPLETED ON WWW. MILESTAT.COM.
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 2019 Standards
Long Jump- 15'2"
Triple Jump- 30'11"
High Jump- 4'4"
Pole Vault- 6'0"
4x800 Meter Relay- 13:36.94
100 Meter Hurdles- 19.53
100 Meter Dash- 13.64
1600 Meter Run- 7:21.37
4x100 Meter Relay- 56.43
400 Meter Dash- 1:10.10
300 Meter Hurdles- 57.26
800 Meter Run- 2:58.86
200 Meter Dash- 28.42
3200 Meter Run- 17:39.10
4x400 Meter Relay- 5:08.80
Long Jump- 19'4"
Triple Jump- 39'5"
High Jump- 5'8"
Pole Vault- 6'6"
4x800 Meter Relay- 9:57.34
110 Meter Hurdles- 18.78
100 Meter Dash- 11.69
1600 Meter Run- 5:12.86
4x100 Meter Relay- 46.82
400 Meter Dash- 55.71
300 Meter Hurdles- 46.17
800 Meter Run- 2:18.33
200 Meter Dash- 23.86
3200 Meter Run- 12:17.62
4x400 Meter Relay- 3:59.43
*2014 1A East Regional 8th Place + 2015 1A East Regional 8th Place + 2016 1A East Regional 8th Place
+ 2017 1A East Regional 8th Place + 2018 Standard + 2018 1A Region A 8th Place= Total. Total is
divided by six to get Region 1A standards for 2019.
*This format follows the similar one established by VHSL for the state standards for 2018.