Meet Information

2011 CENTRAL REGIONAL OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

I. DATES: FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, May 27 & 28 2011

II. PLACE: Richard A. Hollander Track - Sports Backers Stadium

III. FACILITIES: 400 Meter, 8 lane, all-weather track. Concrete shot and discus throwing surfaces, all-weather surfaces on LJ/TJ , PV runways and HJ surface. All-weather spikes of 1/4 or less and flats may be used on the all-weather surfaces. Locker rooms are not available. Athletes should come dressed to run. Restrooms will be open in the stadium.

IV. ADMISSION: $6.00 each day. VHSCA, VIAAA & VHSL PRINCIPALS AND HONORED GUEST PASSES will be accepted. DISTRICT & FACULTY passes and WILL NOT be accepted. Athletes will be admitted by uniform.

V. EQUIPMENT: Meet management will furnish starting blocks. All other equipment, team or personal must be furnished by the competing schools. UNIFORM & JEWELRY RULES WILL BE ENFORCED.

VI. RULES: 2011 EDITION OF NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE HIGH SCHOOLS TRACK & FIELD RULES AND VHSL RULES.

VII. SCORING: 10 - 8 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1

VIII. AWARDS: Central Region Policy

IX. ALL ACADEMIC: THE CENTRAL REGION NOW HONORS THE TOP ATHLETES IN EACH SPORT THAT MAINTAIN A 3.0 CUMULATIVE GPA. COACHES MUST INDICATE ALL ACADEMIC CANDIDATES ON THEIR ON-LINE ENTRY WITH AN ASTERIK FOLLOWING THEIR LAST NAME ONLY THOSE ATHLETES WILL BE CONSIDERED. MVP BALLOTS WILL BE PROVIDED AND MUST BE RETURNED FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION FOR THE 4 X 400 M RELAYS

X. ENTRY REGIONAL ENTRIES FOR ALL EVENTS INCLUDING RELAYS ARE LIMITED TO THE TOP 6 LIMITATIONS FINISHERS IN EACH DISTRICT MEET PLUS THOSE THAT HAVE MET THE 2011 REGIONAL EVENT STANDARDS AND HAVE VERIFIED SAME BY SUBMITTING AN OFFICIAL REGIONAL VERIFICATION FORM,SIGNED BY THE MEET DIRECTOR.

XI. ENTRY FORMS: OFFICIAL REGIONAL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED ON LINE VIA THE MILESTAT ENTRY SYSTEM NO LATER THAN 11:59 PM, MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011. ENTRY PERFORMANCES MUST BE THE BETTER OF THEIR DISTRICT PERFORMANCE (TRIAL OR FINAL) OR A VERIFIED REGIONAL QUALIFYING PERFORMANCE FROM A 2011 OUTDOOR SEASON MEET OF FOUR (4) OR MORE TEAMS.

XII. ENTRY DEADLINE: ALL REGIONAL VERIFICATION FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO YOUR DISTRICT MEET DIRECTOR AT THE CONCLUSION OF YOUR DISTRICT MEET. YOU MAY EDIT YOUR ON LINE ENTRIES AT ANY TIME UP UNTIL 11:59 PM ON MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011. YOUR ENTRIES AS OF THIS DEADLINE WILL BE CONSIDERED FINAL AND DECLARED.

XIII. DECLARATION RULE: ALL ENTRIES RUNNING EVENTS AT THE DEADLINE ON MONDAY WILL BE CONFIRMED AS ENTERED. AND WILL COUNT AGAINST THE ATHLETES MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE EVENTS WHETHER THEY CONTEST THEM OR NOT.

XIV. RELAY DECLARATION: Relay teams will be declared on a relay card provided at the meet at the time of event check-in. Six (6) athletes may be listed any four (4) of whom may run. The relay will count as an event only for those four (4) athletes who actually compete. ALL RELAY RUNNERS AND ALTERNATES MUST BE LISTED ON YOUR ON-LINE ENTRY. Note that the only way to enter an athlete who is only going to be used as a relay runner is to list them in one of the 8 slots allowed for each relay. DO NOT ENTER MORE THAN EIGHT (8) NAMES FOR ANY ONE RELAY.

XV. WEIGH-IN: The Girls Boys discus weigh-in will take place on Friday, May 27 at 2:00 pm. The Girls & Boys Shot and Pole Vault weigh-in will take place Saturday, May 28 at 8:30 AM all at the SOUTH STORAGE SHED AT SPORTS BACKERS STADIUM. All implements not meeting specifications will be impounded until the end of the meet. Only those implements properly inspected and so marked may be used at the meet.

XVI. SECTORS The SHOT and DISCUS SECTORS at Sports Backers Stadium will be 34.92 degrees.

XVII. STARTING HTS PV-G 73 MOVING 6 TO 103 THEN 3 PV-B 96 MOVING 6 TO130 THEN 3 & PROGRESSIONS HJ-G 48 MOVING 2 TO 52 THEN 1 HJ-B 58 MOVING 2 TO 62 THEN 1

XVIII STATE MEET INDIVIDUALS PLACING IN THE TOP 6 AND RELAY TEAMS PLACING IN THE TOP 3 QUALIFYING: IN THE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET AND THOSE INDIVIDUALS AND RELAY TEAMS HAVING MET THE STATE MEET STANDARDS WILL QUALIFY FOR THE STATE AAA CHAMPIONSHIP MEET. ONE (1) COPY OF YOUR STATE MEET ENTRY FORM ALONG WITH ANY STATE VERIFICATION FORMS MUST BE FILED WITH THE REGIONAL MEET DIRECTOR BEFORE LEAVING THE REGIONAL MEET.

XIX. REGIONAL SPECIAL REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET T-SHIRTS WILL BE ON SALE AT THE T-SHIRTS CHAMPIONSHIP MEET. PLEASE INFORM ALL PARTICIPANTS

XX. RADIOS, CD NO RADIOS, BOOM BOXES, ETC. WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE STADIUM. INDIVIDUAL PLAYERS WALKMEN & TAPE WITH EARPHONES THAT CAN ONLY BE HEARD BY THE INDIVIDUALS WEARING THEM WILL BE ALLOWED, BUT NOT IN THE COMPETITION AREA. THE COMPETITION AREA IS ANYTHING INSIDE THE FENCE SURROUNDING THE TRACK AND SHOT PUT SECTORS.

XXI. IMPORTANT ENTRY REMINDERS : PLEASE FOLLOW CAREFULLY!

1. ALL REGIONAL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED ON LINE via the milestat entry system

2. YOU MAY EDIT YOUR ON-LINE ENTRIES AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO 11:59 PM ON MONDAY, MAY 23. AT THAT TIME ALL ON-LINE ENTRIES WILL BE CONSIDERED FINAL AND DECLARED AND WILL COUNT AGAINST THE ATHLETES MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE EVENTS.

3. ALL ATHLETES INCLUDING ANY POSSIBLE RELAY ALTERNATES MUST BE ENTERED ON-LINE. DO NOT ENTER MORE THAN EIGHT (8) ATHLETES FOR ANY ONE RELAY ON THE MILESTAT ENTRY PLEASE USE THESE SLOTS TO ENTER ALL ATHLETES WHO MAY BE USED ON ANY OF YOUR RELAY TEAMS AND ARE NOT ENTERED IN ANY INDIVIDUAL EVENT AT THE MEET. YOU WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE ANY ATHLETE ENTERED IN ANY EVENT ON YOUR ON-LINE ENTRY ROSTER ON YOUR RELAY TEAMS SO LONG AS IT DOES NOT PUT THEM OVER THE NUMBER OF ALLOWABLE RUNNING EVENTS.

4. USE ONLY THE BEST DISTRICT PERFORMANCE (TRIAL OR FINAL) OR A REGIONAL QUALIFYING PERFORMANCE WITH VERIFICATION FORM ATTACHED FOR EACH ENTRY.

5. REGIONAL OR STATE VERIFICATION FORMS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ANY REGIONAL ENTRY (INDIVIDUAL OR RELAY) THAT DID NOT PLACE IN THE TOP 6 PLACES IN YOUR DISTRICT MEET OR HAS A REGIONAL QUALIFYING PERFORMANCE BETTER THAN THEIR BEST DISTRICT MEET PERFORMANCE. YOU MUST GIVE THESE TO YOUR DISTRICT DIRECTOR PRIOR TO LEAVING THE DISTRICT MEET.

6. DONT FORGET TO INDICATE YOUR ALL ACADEMIC CANDIDATES WITH AN ASTERIK FOLLOWING THEIR LAST NAME ON YOUR ON-LINE

ANY PROBLEMS - CONTACT JIM HOLDREN:
(H) 740-1193
(CELL) 512-1474
(W) 358-7159
SCH. FAX 358-8397
E-MAIL jimholdren@aol.com

2011 CENTRAL REGION OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

MAY 27 & 28, 2011 Sports Backers Stadium, Richmond, VA

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, May 27, 2011

1:30 PM PACKET PICK-UP AT THE STADIUM

2:00 PM Certification of Girls & Boys Discus

2:30 PM Coaches Meeting Sports Backers Stadium

3:00 PM Boys Discus Followed by Girls Discus

Boys Long Jump (East Pit)

Girls Long Jump (West Pit)

Boys High Jump
4:30 PM Girls 4 x 800 Meter Relay

5:00 PM Boys 4 x 800 Meter Relay

5:30 PM Girls 100 Meter High Hurdle Semifinals (33)

5:45 PM Boys 110 Meter High Hurdle Semifinals (39)

6:00 PM Girls 100 Meter Dash Semifinals

6:15 PM Boys 100 Meter Dash Semifinals

6:30 PM Girls 400 Meter Dash Semifinals

6:45 PM Boys 400 Meter Dash Semifinals

7:05 PM Girls 300 Meter Low Hurdle Semifinals (30)

7:20 PM Boys 300 Meter Intermediate Hurdle Semifinals (36)

7:40 PM Girls 200 Meter Dash Semifinals

7:55 PM Boys 200 Meter Dash Semifinals

Saturday, May 28, 2011

8:30 AM Certification of Girls & Boys Shots & Pole Vault Poles

8:30 AM Girls 3200 Meter Run (Unseeded Section)

8:45 PM Girls 3200 Meter Run (Seeded Section)

9:00 AM Boys 3200 Meter Run (Unseeded Section)

9:15 PM Boys 3200 Meter Run (Seeded Section)

9:30 AM Girls Triple Jump (West Pit)

Boys Triple Jump (East Pit)

Girls Shot followed by Boys Shot

Girls High Jump

Girls Pole Vault followed by Boys Pole Vault

11:50 AM NATIONAL ANTHAM

12:00 PM Girls 100 Meter High Hurdle Finals (33)

12:10 PM Boys 110 Meter High Hurdle Finals (39)

12:20 PM Girls 100 Meter Dash Finals

12:25 PM Boys 100 Meter dash Finals

12:30 PM Girls 1600 Meter Run (Unseeded Section)

12:40 PM Girls 1600 Meter Run (Seeded Section)

12:50 PM Boys 1600 Meter Run (Unseeded Section)

1:00 PM Boys 1600 Meter Run (Seeded Section)

1:10 PM Girls 4 x 100 Meter Relay (sections)

1:20 PM Boys 4 x 100 Meter Relay (sections)

1:30 PM Girls 400 Meter Dash Finals

1:35 PM Boys 400 Meter dash Finals

1:40 PM Girls 300 Meter Low Hurdle Finals (30)

1:50 PM Boys 300 Meter Intermediate Hurdle Finals (36)

1:55 PM Girls 800 Meter Run Finals (Sections)

2:10 PM Boys 800 Meter Run Finals (Sections)

2:25 PM Girls 200 Meter Dash Finals

2:30 PM Boys 200 Meter Dash Finals

2:40 PM Girls Individual Awards

3:05 PM Boys Individual Awards

3:30 PM Girls 4 x 400 Meter Relay Finals (Sections)

3:45 PM Boys 4 x 400 Meter Relay Finals (Sections)

4:00 PM TEAM AWARDS

2011 Central Region Outdoor T&F Championship Qualifying Standards

Girls Shot Put - 33'04.00"
Boys Shot Put - 47'11.75"
Girls Long Jump - 16'08.00"
Boys Long Jump - 21'01.50"
Girls Discus - 98'00.00"
Boys Discus - 134'04.00"
Girls High Jump - 4'10.00"
Boys High Jump - 5'11.00"
Girls Pole Vault - 8'00.00"
Boys Pole Vault - 11'00.00
Girls Triple Jump - 35'00.25"
Boys Triple Jump - 43'02.00
Girls 100m Hurdles - 16.49
Boys 110m Hurdles - 16.06
Girls 300m Hurdles - 49.07
Boys 300m Hurdles - 42.22
Girls 100m Dash - 13.09
Boys 100m Dash - 11.55
Girls 200m Dash - 26.85
Boys 200m Dash - 23.23
Girls 400m Dash - 1:01.27
Boys 400m Dash - 51.92
Girls 800m Run - 2:25.52
Boys 800m Run - 2:00.76
Girls 1600m Run - 5:26.59
Boys 1600m Run - 4:32.19
Girls 3200m Run - 11:53.97
Boys 3200m Run - 10:02.10
Girls 4x100m Relay - 51.26
Boys 4x100m Relay - 44.07
Girls 4x400m Relay - 4:11.12
Boys 4x400m Relay - 3:30.32
Girls 4x800m Relay - 10:21.37
Boys 4x800m Relay - 8:28.57

CONVERTING NON-STANDARD RACE TIMES TO VHSL STANDARD EVENTS

1500 M, 3000 M TO 1600 M, 3200 M MULTIPLY BY 1.0737 MULTIPLY BY 1.0737

MILE, 2 MILE TO 1600 M, 3200 M DIVIDE BY 1.0058 DIVIDE BY 1.0058

880YD,MI,2 MI REL TO 800M,1600M, 3200M REL MULTIPLY BY 0.9942 MULTIPLY BY 0.9942

NOTE: ROUND UP ALL HAND TIMES TO THE NEXT HIGHEST TENTH THEN ADD O.24 SECONDS TO CONVERT TO FAT

EXAMPLE: 100 M HAND TIME ON WATCH 11.21 = 11.3 + 0.24 = 11.54 FAT

When converting hand times for non-standard events, add 0.24 seconds before using muliplier/divisor

EXAMPLE: 1500 M HAND TIME ON WATCH 4:35.31 = 4:35.4 + 0.24 = 4:35.64 X 1.0737 = 4:55.96 1600 M (FAT)

SHOW BOTH ACTUAL TIME AND CONVERTED TIME ON ALL VERIFICATION FORMS

CENTRAL REGION CHAMPIONSHIP MEET QUALIFYING

ONLY THOSE ATHLETES AND RELAY TEAMS WHO PLACE AMONG THE TOP SIX (6) IN THEIR DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP MEET OR WHO MEET THE REGION MEET STANDARDS IN A SANCTIONED MEET OF FOUR (4) OR MORE TEAMS AND VERIFIED BY THE MEET DIRECTOR ON THE OFFICIAL REGIONAL MEET VERIFICATION FORM ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET. NO TEAM MAY START MORE THAN ONE (1) RELAY TEAM PER RELAY EVENT.

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