To: All Class 1 Region B Principals, Athletic Directors, and
From: Dennis Sumblin, Class 1 Region B Track & Field
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
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
Milestat.com. 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.
Sumblin Meet 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
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
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 Milestat.com.
*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 Milestat.com
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!
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