VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
1642 STATE FARM BLVD.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA 22911-8809
2020 BOYS AND GIRLS CLASS 3 & 4
STATE INDOOR TRACK & FIELD MEET INFORMATION
Dates: The Class 3 & 4 State Indoor Championships will be held on MONDAY AND TUESDAY, MARCH 2nd & 3rd 2020.
FACILITY LOCATION: Liberty University Indoor Track & Field Complex 1531 Liberty Mountain Dr. Lynchburg Va. The indoor track facility is located off Candlers Mountain Road, underneath the LU monogram. The road leading to the indoor track is directly across from the Fairfield Inn & Suites.
MILESTAT WINDOW: The window will open at noon on Sunday, 12/14/2019 and close at 3 PM on Sunday 2/23/2020.
ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS: Entries will be done by using Milestat.com online entry service. In the unlikely event that there is an issue with the download, or that a mistake is made on the Milestat entry you are encouraged to complete the VHSL entry forms. VHSL forms should be submitted according to instructions given to you by your Regional Director. All entries must be submitted using FAT times. Failure to convert these entries by the director and/or coach will render the competitors ineligible.
ADMISSIONS: Admission is $10.00 per day. No charge for preschool children accompanied by a paying spectator. Each participant will need his/her competitor's number for admission. Accepted passes for State events include VHSCA, VHSL, VIAAA, VATA, VSBA, and Principals State Membership Cards. Please see the VHSL 2019-2020 Acceptable Pass form for the complete list.
COACHES MEETING: The coaches' meeting is set for March 2nd at 11:30 am. Coaches may pick up packets at the table in the lobby of the Track area at the Athletes entrance. They will contain seed sheets, competitors' numbers and any other information that may be necessary.
Coachs passes will be issued in accordance with VHSL Policy by team gender. Additional coaches or school personnel can be admitted using one of the Cards shown on the VHSL 2019-2020 Acceptable Pass form.
1-5 athletes 1 Pass
6 -10 athletes 2 passes
11 or more athletes 3 passes
Competitor Numbers and hand stamps will be used for Athletes to exit and re-enter the Track area.
FACILITY LAYOUT: The facility houses a hydraulically banked 200-meter track oval by Beynon. Eight 42 lanes on the infield straightaway and six 42 lanes on the curve. A 100 m warmup track is located outside the oval. The facility has over 1400 permanent seats and a separate area for team camps above the warm-up track. The infield holds two horizontal jump and two pole vault runways. Throwing and High Jump areas are on the outside of the oval.
RULES: NFHS Track and Field Rule Book for 2019 as well as the VHSL rules as stated in the VHSL handbook will be observed.
EQUIPMENT: Each team must furnish its own towels, shots and poles. Starting blocks will be furnished. Each contestant must wear proper track uniform, which shall consist of a jersey (with a number provided by VHSL), trunks and shoes as identified in rule 43 of the current rulebook. Dressing room facilities will NOT be available.
Takeoff boards: Long Jump 1000 Womens Triple Jump 3500 Mens Triple Jump 41-00
Runway length: Long Jump 163-00 Womens Triple Jump 12800 Mens Triple Jump 13200
Pole Vault 13500
Shot: Implement Certification will be at Shot Circle Area. NOTE: Girls will use a 4.0 kg shot. The Boys shot will be 12 lbs.
Vaulters: will certify their poles and weigh in the Pit Area. Vaulters must weigh-in dressed as they will compete, including
shoes, helmets etc. For exact times please see the time schedule.
Spikes: 1/4 Inch pyramids are the only acceptable spikes. Spikes will be checked at the check in site.
Tape: Only athletic tape may be used as markers for the jumps. NO chalk or other type of tape allowed.
ATHLETIC TRAINER: Certified athletic trainers will be available for limited services. Schools should provide supplies for taping etc. Ice will be available.
AWARDS: Team Trophies (1st & 2nd) will be presented at the conclusion of the meet. Individual medals (1st-6th) will be bagged and given to Coaches at the conclusion of the meet. Scoring will be 8 places
PARTICIPATION LIMITATIONS: A contestant may compete in any number of field events but shall be limited to participation in only three running events; except that a contestant, who competes in the 3200M run, may compete in only one other running event on the same day as the 3200M 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 in areas other than those designated as coaches boxes. (the track, the infield, or those areas designated only for officials and contestants who are participating or preparing for an event are off limits.)
ELIGIBLE TO STATE MEET: Entries may be only those contestants who placed first, second, third in a Regional Meet or those contestants who were properly reported by the Regional Meet Director as having met the state qualifying standards at the Regional Championship Meets (trials or finals) or who met the state qualifying standard in a meet of 3 or more teams and who have been verified by the REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, or have submitted the State Standard Verification form to the REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE. If an athlete or Relay qualifies by placing in the top three at the regional meet; they may enter as their seed time or performance into the state meet, their best time or performance achieved at any meet of 3 or more teams during the season (even if it doesnt meet the state standard) so long as it is legitimately verifiable by their and Regional Director through the Milestat Database.
SEEDING: Seeding for all events shall be done based of marks attained in a Regional meet or marks attained in meeting the state qualifying standard that are verified by your Regional Director using the Milestat web site.
In state events of 300 meters or less, including hurdles all FAT qualifying times will be seeded above hand-held qualifying times.
CONFIRMATION OF ENTRIES: Contestants from a school are confirmed for the meet unless the Coach E-mails his or her scratches to the State Meet Director or The Regional Representative by Monday, February 24th.
No additions to or changes in the official list of entries (other than scratches shall be permitted after the entry has been received.)
REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES / DIRECTORS
COACHES ARE ADVISED TO FOLLOW ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY YOUR REGION DIRECTOR
Class 3 - Region A Greg Rountree firstname.lastname@example.org
Lakeland High School W 757 925-5790
Class 3 - Region B Jim Holdren email@example.com
Class 3 - Region C Rodney Redd firstname.lastname@example.org
Class 3 - Region D Joe C. Curcio email@example.com C 434 942 7126
Staunton River High School
Class 4 - Region A Ron Cabbler firstname.lastname@example.org
Wilson High School
Class 4 - Region B Jerry Cutright email@example.com C 540-748-0781
Class 4 - Region C Craig Woshner - firstname.lastname@example.org
Class 4 - Region D Tom Roth email@example.com
Salem High School
Please remember to send your Regional Results Mike McCall at the VHSL office after your Region Meet.
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Anyone having trouble can contact:
JOE C. CURCIO
3A/4A State Meet Director
C (434) 942-7126
School (540) 297- 7151 or 7089
Fax (540) 297-2982
Time schedule is an estimate based on the number of sections needed in 2019, this years entries numbers may dictate adjustments in the time schedule.
Monday, March 2nd, 2020
11:00 AM Doors Open/Packet Pickup11:15 Certification of Poles and Implements
11:30 am Coaches Meeting
12:15 pm National Anthem
12:30 noon 3A Boys Shot Put followed by 4A Boys Shot Put (4 flights)
12:30 noon 3A Boys Pole Vault followed by 4A Boys Pole Vault
12:30 noon 3A Girls High Jump followed by 4A Girls High Jump
12:30 noon 3A Girls Long Jump followed by 4A Girls Long Jump - track side pit (4 flights)
12:30 noon 4A Boys Triple Jump followed by 3A Boys Triple Jump - infield side pit (2 flights)
2:30 pm 3A Boys 4 x 800 Meter Relay Finals followed by 4A Boys 4 x 800 Meter Relay Finals (1 sec.)
3:00 pm 3A Girls 4 x 800 Meter Relay Finals followed by 4A Girls 4 x 800 Meter Relay Finals (1 sec.)
4:00 pm 3A Boys 55 Meter Hurdle Trials followed by 4A Boys 55 Meter Hurdle Trials (5 sec.)
4:10 pm 3A Girls 55 Meter Hurdle Trials followed by 4A Girls 55 Meter Hurdle Trials (4 sec.)
4:20 pm 3A Boys 55 Meter Dash Trials followed by 4A Boys 55 Meter Dash Trials (5 sec.)
4:30 pm 3A Girls 55 Meter Dash Trials followed by 4A Girls 55 Meter Dash Trials (6 sec.)
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
9:00 am Doors Open/Packet Pickup 9:00 am Certification of Poles and Implements
10:30 am 3A Boys High Jump followed by 4A Boys High Jump
10:30 am 3A Girls Triple Jump followed by 4A Girls Triple Jump - infield side pit (3 flights)
10:30 am 4A Boys Long Jump followed by 3A Boys Long Jump - track side pit (4 flights)
10:30 am 3A Girls Pole Vault followed by 4A Girls Pole Vault 10:30 am 3A Girls Shot Put followed by 4A Girls Shot Put (2 flights)
11:50 pm National Anthem
12:00 pm 3A Girls 55 Meter Hurdle Finals followed by 4A Girls 55 Meter Hurdle Finals (2 sec.)
12:10 pm 3A Boys 55 Meter Hurdle Finals followed by 4A Boys 55 Meter Hurdle Finals (2 sec.)
12:20 pm 3A Girls 55 Meter Dash Finals followed by 4A Girls 55 Meter Hurdle Finals (2 sec.)
12:30 pm 3A Boys 55 Meter Dash Finals followed by 4A Boys 55 Meter Hurdle Finals (2 sec.)
12:40 pm 3A Girls 4 x 200 Meter Relay Finals followed by 4A Girls 4 x 200 Meter Relay Finals (6 sec.)
1:05 pm 3A Boys 4 x 200 Meter Relay Finals followed by 4A Boys 4 x 200 Meter Relay Finals (6 sec.)
1:30 pm 3A Girls 1600 Meter Run Finals followed by 4A Girls 1600 Meter Run Finals (2 sec.)
1:50 pm 3A Boys 1600 Meter Run Finals followed by 4A Boys 1600 Meter Run Finals (4 sec.)
2:10 pm 3A Girls 500 Meter Dash Finals followed by 4A Girls 500 Meter Dash Finals (5 sec.)
2:30 pm 3A Boys 500 Meter Dash Finals followed by 4A Boys 500 Meter Dash Finals (6 sec.)
2:50 pm 3A Girls 1000 Meter Run Finals followed by 4A Girls 1000 Meter Run Finals (3 sec.)
3:05 pm 3A Boys 1000 Meter Run Finals followed by 4A Boys 1000 Meter Run Finals (3 sec.)
3:20 pm 3A Girls 300 Meter Dash Finals followed by 4A Girls 300 Meter Dash Finals (6 sec.)
3:35 pm 3A Boys 300 Meter Dash Finals followed by 4A Boys 300 Meter Dash Finals (8 sec.)
3:50 pm 3A Girls 3200 Meter Run Finals followed by 4A Girls 3200 Meter Run Finals (4 sec.)
4:40 pm 3A Boys 3200 Meter Run Finals followed by 4A Boys 3200 Meter Run Finals (4 sec.)
5:20 pm 3A Girls 4 x 400 Meter Relay Finals followed by 4A Girls 4 x 400 Meter Relay Finals (6 sec.)
5:50 pm 3A Boys 4 x 400 Meter Relay Finals followed by 4A Boys 4 x 400 Meter Relay Finals (5 sec.)
6:30 pm Awards