*Due to the possibility of strong thunderstorms this afternoon, the Tidewater District Track & Field meet scheduled for today (June 3) has been cancelled and will not be made up.
*Tidewater District coaches who are part of 1A Region A are to refer to the PDF sheet that was emailed to them for regional qualifiers.
2021 Tidewater District Track & Field Meet Information
To: Tidewater District Athletic Directors and Track Coaches
From: Andre' Jones, Tidewater District Track Meet Director
Erin Lazar, Athletic Director, West Point High School
Subject: Tidewater District Track Meet- Varsity Only
When: Thursday, June 3, 2021, 4 p.m. (Make-up date- Saturday, June 5, 4 p.m.)
(Time subject to change based on transportation availability)
Location: West Point High School, West Point, VA
Admission: $6.00. (Acceptable passes are administrative passes only).
3:30 p.m.- Coaches Meeting
4:00 p.m.- Field Events Begin
5:00 p.m.- Running Events Begin (Rolling Schedule)
Entries: Each school may enter up to three participants in each event and one relay team per event. All participating athletes must have a registered mark/time to participate. Athletes with no times/distances will be accepted. All marks/times will be verified (no time trials, practice times will be accepted). Only marks from the 2021 outdoor season will be used.
Entry Deadline: All entries will be done on Milestat.com. Deadline is Monday, May 31, 11:59 p.m.
NOTE: Please double check your entries before you submit them into the system. It is your responsibility as the coach to make sure every one of your athletes has the opportunity to compete. If you need additional help on how to use Milestat.com registration, please contact Andre' Jones.
Scoring and Timing:Scoring and timing will be handled by Charles City County High School. Fully Automated Timing (FAT) will be operated. Please make sure that your entries are submitted to the deadline date to ensure
accuracy and that all entries are entered into the system in a timely matter. Changes will not be accepted after May 31, 2021.
Coaches Meeting: No additions will be allowed at this meeting. Only deletions and name corrections will be allowed.
*There will be no re-seeding of heats as we are adhering to COVID-19 protocol guidelines. All hip numbers will be placed in packets along with a meet program.
Disqualification: Competitors shall be disqualified from his/her event if a coach or team member is in a restricted area designated for competition. All non-competing athletes are not to be in the field during the events. Coaches and athletes are not to occupy the infield during running events unless they are competing in a field event.
All coaches will be required to bring with them a checklist of student-athletes to ensure that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms. Student-athletes must wear masks when not actively participating in an event or warming up. Coaches must wear masks at all times. Please observe social distancing while on the premises.
Advancement to 1A
Region A meet (for 1A Region A teams only): The top four athletes per event and top four relays per event among 1A Region A teams will advance to the Group 1A Region A championship. There are no automatic qualifiers for regional competition this year.
*NOTE for Tidewater District schools in 1A Region A: If the Tidewater District meet is canceled and cannot be made up, the top four performances according to Milestat.com per event will be the district's representatives in the 1A Region A championship meet. No team will be allowed to have more than three athletes per event.
*There will be no awards or trophies as the district is not formally recognizing champions this year. This meet is for determination and advancement to the regional level.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Andre' Jones, District Meet Director.
Andre' Jones, Tidewater District Outdoor Track & Field Championship Director