Eastern Shore District Championships 2021

Eastville, VA

Meet Information

To:Eastern Shore Athletic Directors and Track Coaches

From: John Edney, Northampton High School Athletic Director


Subject: Eastern Shore District Championships- Varsity Only


When: Friday, May 21, 2021 (Make-up date TBD)


Time: 2:30 p.m.


*If you have pole vault, it must be completed prior to the start of Friday's meet and be certified by an official. Teams may conduct pole vault at an offsite location with results turned in prior to the beginning of the meet.


Location: Northampton High School



 2:30 p.m.- Coaches Meeting


3:00 p.m.- Field Events begin


4:00 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 marks/times will be verified and only marks from the 2021 outdoor season will be used.


Entry Deadline: All entries will be done on Milestat.com and are due by Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 12 p.m.


Contact Information


John Edney

Meet Director/Northampton High School Athletic Director

(540) 577-4270


Oliver Bennett

Northampton High School Track and Field Coach

(757) 414-1393


Andre' Jones

Fully Automated Timing/Scorer

(804) 512-5528



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 (F.A.T.) will be operated. Please make sure that your entries are submitted by the deadline date to ensure accuracy. Changes will not be made after the deadline of May 19.


*A table with results will be located at the finish line for COACHES ONLY. No athlete should come by the finish line or they will be disqualified for entering into a restricted area.


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 at this time. 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. Coaches and athletes are not to occupy the infield during running events unless they are competing in a field event or warming up for a running event that immediately follows the current one on the track.


COVID-19 Protocol:


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 (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 Eastern Shore schools in 1A Region A: If the Eastern Shore 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.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Northampton Head Coach Oliver Bennett.