Meet Information

To: All Class 1 Region B Principals, Athletic Directors, and

Track Coaches

From: Dennis Sumblin, Class 1 Region B Track & Field

Championship Director

           Larry Gamble, Athletic Director


Subject: Class 1 Region B Track and Field Championship Meet


Date: June 9, 2021 (Rain Date June 11, 2021)

Place: Franklin High School, Franklin, VA

Cost: $7.00


Schedule1:00 p.m.- Coaches Meeting

1:45 p.m.- Field Events

3:00 p.m.- Running Events (All events will be finals

done by sections).



1. Each school in

Region 1B East is eligible for participation. The number of entries per school will

be limited to Three athletes (3) per event and One (1) Relay Team per relay


2. Only the top four

(4) individuals per event and top four (4) relay teams qualify for the state

meet from the regional meet
. There are no automatic

qualifiers for the
Class 1 Region

B Championship Meet this year.


Entry Deadline: All entries must be done on
Deadline for entries is Sunday, June 6, 11:00 p.m.


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 website.

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. (Please give the checklist to

Larry Gamble, FHS Athletic Director, who will be at the entrance gate). 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.


Contact InformationDennis

Meet Director



Larry Gamble

Athletic Director



Scoring and Timing: Scoring and timing will be

handled by Franklin High School. Fully Automated Timing (FAT) will be operated.

Please make sure that your entries are submitted by the deadline date to ensure

accuracy and that all entries are entered into the system in a timely manner.

Changes will not be accepted after June 9, 2021. The top six places will be awarded

points (10-8-6-4-2-1).

Coaches Meeting: No additions will

be allowed at this meeting. Only deletions and name corrections will be


 *There will be no re-seeding of heats as we are adhering to COVID-19

protocol guidelines.

Equipment: Each team is responsible for providing their own shot,

discus, baton. VHSL recommends that each athlete has their own

shot/discus. Franklin High School will provide starting blocks. All

competitors must use 1/4-inch pyramid spikes or flats while competing.

Violations of maximum length or different shaped-spikes will result in


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


Awards: Please refer to the Region Letter that was sent to Principals,

Athletic Directors, and Track Coaches



the top four finishers in each event and top four relays will qualify for

the Class 1 VHSL State Championship Meet. Entries for the state

championship must be done on


*NOTE for Class 1 Region B Schools: If the Class 1 Region B Championship Meet is canceled

and cannot be made up, the top four performances according to

per event will be the district's representatives in the Class 1 VHSL State

Championship Meet. (If all districts have completed their district meets,

the state entries will be the eligible athletes/relay teams who qualified

for the regional meet with the best marks.)
No team will be allowed to

have more than three athletes per event.


Please contact Dennis Sumblin if you have any additional

questions. Have a great season!