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DATE:Wednesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 23, 2019

DIRECTOR: Linda Sarabia Jones, South Lakes High School - DSA - Region D

Jeff Ferrell, Robinson Secondary School - DSA - Region C

LOCATION: RobinsonSecondary School, 5035 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, VA 22032

ADMISSION: General Admission - $7.00 students $5.00

ENTRYDEADLINE: ALL ENTRIES must be submitted on A backup copy may be submitted in hard copy on the Regional Entry form to the District Meet director at the conclusion of the district/conference meet. This form is the verification and back-up entry. Entries will all be due by 6:00 PM on Sunday, May 19, 2019 on Entries submitted into are team's official entry and the responsibility of the coaching staff's accuracy. If athletes are erroneously omitted into, it will disqualify their participation in

the event. Region DSA's and Athletic Directors are not an appealable entity for entry discrepancies. Any questions,

PRE-SEASON MEETING: TBA (In-person) for the rules clinic and followed by pre-season meeting.

AWARDS: Championship and Runner-Up Team Trophies - Medals for first, second, third places for individual

events, and for first, second and third for relays. Duplicate awards for ties. NOTE:THE VHSL NOW ADVANCES THE TOP 4 INDIVIDUALS AND THE TOP 4 RELAYS FROM THE REGION MEET TO THE STATE MEET.

SCORING: 10 - 8 - 6 -5- 4 - 3 -2 - 1 for all events.

ENTRIES: Entries are limited to the first six (6) individuals in each event and the first three (3) relay teams

from the District Meet. In addition, aschool may enter any additional participant who has met the Regional qualifying standards in a sanctioned meet of five or more schools, as dictated by the VHSL Handbook. Relay teams are limited to those who finish first, second, or third in the District/Conference Meet, or who have met the Regional qualifying standards.Times made in relays (splits) do not qualify for non-relay running events.

EVENT LIMITATION: In one meet a contestant may compete in any number of field events, but shall be limited to participation in only three running events. Exception, a contestant who competes in the 3200-meter run may compete in only one other running event on the same day. In a two-day meet, a competitor in the 3200m run may compete in three running events so long as they don't compete in all three on the same day.


NOTES: The one minute rule will apply in all field events. DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN BLOCKS. Each school must bring their own batons, discus, shots, pole vault poles, water, towels, and safety pins.

SCRATCH MEETING Monday, May 20th, 2019 at 6:30pm at Robinson Secondary in the gold cafeteria.

REPORTING Each contestant in a running event shall report to the clerk of course at the first call.

FOR EVENTS:Failure to report by the third call will result in a scratch.Each individual declared for participation must actually participate.

CALL FOR First call* 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time of event

EVENTS:Second call - 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time of event

Third call* 5 minutes prior to the scheduled time of event

SCRATCHES:Each contestant in a running event shall report to the clerk of the course by the third call. Failure to report by the third call will result in a scratch. All individuals declared for participation at the deadline set by the director will have those events count toward their participation limit as specified in rule 84-4-7 (10)whether

they compete in them or not.
.If an athlete is excused from an event by the certified trainer on site, or a physician, that athlete will be eligible for any and all other events entered unless the certified trainer or physician

determines that the athlete's health would be in danger with any further participation.
No event in the meet is to be delayed because a participant is engaged in another event.If a contestant is entered in a field event, which conflicts with 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 event will be delayed to accommodate a contestant competing in a field event.

IndividualParticipation: In one meet, a contestant may compete in any number offield events, but shall be limited to participation in only three running events, except that a contestant who competes in the 3200 meter run may compete in no more than one other running event.In any meet held over two days, a contestant competing in the 3200 meterrun may compete in two additional running events as long as only one of the two additional races is contested on the same day as the 3200 meter run.

RULES: 2019 edition National Federation Rule Book and the 2018-19 edition of VHSL Handbook.

UNIFORMS: Team members shall wear the school uniform. A competitor must be in the proper track uniform and wearing his contestantnumber (when numbers are used) before he will be permitted to compete. Numbers, when worn, shall be attached to thefront of the jersey for all events. In relay events each team member shall wear the same color and design schooluniform (jersey and trunks). When morethan one team member wears other apparel under the jersey, that apparel must beidentical.

NUMBERS: The numbers and other official materials will be distributed to the coaches at the press box prior to the start of the meet.

CONTROL OFTHE FIELD:Each coach is asked to keep his squad in the stands, off the track and out of the infield,

except when an individual is warming up or participating in an event.The only people allowed on the infield are those with identification tags indicating an official capacity in the meet.No shots or discus are allowed

in the stands.

WARM-UPCoaches are asked to instruct their athletes to warm up on the upper fields.In the field events, as much as possible, have your athletes' warm-up prior to the first call for the event.Please keep athletes in the stands except when they are warming up or are competing.

Final Advancement Formula: Advancement to the races with 1 section final will be: The winner of each semifinal heatand the next (X) fastest times (number needed to complete the 8 finalists).Seeding forfinals will be based on place then time from semifinals.

RELAY EXCHANGES: Sliding relay exchanges willbe used in the 4 * 400 and 4 * 800 Relays, (i.e., the team leading off the last turn will have the pole, second off the turn, the second lane, etc. - 4 * 400 will be run on a 3 turn stagger so this only applies to last 2 exchanges). IN LANE EVENTS COMPETITORS MUST RETURN TO THE FINISH LINE AND REMAIN IN THEIRRESPECTIVE LANES UNTIL THE JUDGES HAVE REACHED THEIR DECISION AS TO THE WINNER.

AWARDS: Individual medals for running and field events will be presented to teams at the end of the

meet. Team trophy will be presented after the 1600-meter relay.

DISCUS &SHOT:Shots and Discus will be weighed and certified by Head Field Judge.

LONG JUMP &TRIPLE JUMP:Three jumps in the trials and three jumps in the finals.

HIGH JUMP & POLE VAULT:Starting heightwill be determined by the games committee. Vaulters must be weighed in by HeadJudge.




4:00 p.m.Coaches Meeting

Weigh in Discus/Shot

Pole Vault Verification

4:30 p.m.Boys Discus Region C then D

Girls Shot Region D then C

Boys Long Jump Region C then D

Girls Long Jump Region D then C

Girls High Jump Region C then D

Boys Pole Vault Region D then C

6:00 p.m.100m/110m Hurdles-Prelims

6:30 p.m.100m Dash-Prelims

6:55 p.m.3200m RELAY FINALS

7:50 p.m.200m Dash-Prelims

8:10 p.m.3200 Meter Run


4:00 p.m.Coaches Meeting

Weigh in Discus/Shot

Pole Vault Verification

4:30 p.m.Girls Discus Region C then D

Boys Shot Region D then C

Boys Triple Jump Region C then D

Girls Triple Jump Region D then C

Boys High Jump Region C then D

Girls Pole Vault Region D then C



5:30 p.m.100m/110m Hurdles

5:50 p.m.100m Dash

6:10 p.m.1600mRun

6:50 p.m.400m Relay

7:20 p.m.400m Dash

8:00 p.m.300m Hurdles

8:40 p.m.800m Run

9:05 p.m.200m Dash

9:20 p.m.1600m Relay

10:00 p.m.TEAM AWARDS