TMSAA State Track & Field Championships

Clarksville, TN

Meet Information

2016 TMSAA State Track & Field Championships

Friday, May 20, 2016 5:00pm-7:00pm: Track open for walk-through/practice; Team packets available for pick-up

Saturday - May 21, 2016
9:00am

High Jump (pit 1) - AA Boys
High Jump (pit 2) - A Girls
Long Jump - AA Girls (4 jumps)
Shot Put - A Girls (4 Throws)
Discus - AA Boys (4 Throws)

10:30am
Long Jump - A Boys (4 jumps)
Shot Put - A Boys (4 Throws)
Discus - AA Girls (4 Throws)

12:00 noon
High Jump (pit 1) - AA Girls
High Jump (pit 2) - A Boys
Long Jump - AA Boys (4 jumps)
Shot Put - AA Girls (4 Throws)
Discus - A Girls (4 Throws)

1:30pm
Long Jump - A Girls (4 jumps)
Shot Put - AA Boys (4 Throws)
Discus - A Boys (4 Throws)

3:00pm Officials Break
4:00pm All running events on a rolling schedule
100/110 Meter Hurdles
100 Meter Dash
4X200 Meter Relay
1600 Meter Run
4X100 Meter Relay
400 Meter Dash
800 Meter Run
200 Meter Dash
4X400 Meter Relay
Estimated finish time of 7:30-8:00pm

16 athletes per gender.
32 athletes per division.
64 athletes total per event.
4 jumps and throws.

Top 4 from each sectional.
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Track Events
100/110 Meter LH
100 Meter Dash
4x200 Meter Relay
1600 Meter Run
4x100 Meter Relay
400 Meter Dash
800 Meter Run
200 Meter Dash
4x400 Meter Relay

Field Events
Discus Throw
High Jump
Long Jump
Shot Put

Track Regulations

I. TSSAA Uniform Rule

All uniforms must follow the NFHS Rules. The referee will warn every participant prior to the meet that they must compete in a legal uniform, and if a contestant competes in an illegal uniform, then that contestant is disqualified from that event. There are no team warnings or individual warnings after the meet begins. Officials should use preventative officiating as much as possible.

II. Number of Events Open to Participants

No contestant may participate in more than three events in any meet. This regulation applies to all track competition regular-season meets as well as invitational, conference, sub-sectional, sectional, regional, and state meets.
A school may enter no more than three girls or three boys in any individual event and no more than one team in a relay.

III. Sectional

In middle school track, there will be two classifications: small and large. February 15, 2016 is the deadline for schools to determine if they will have a track team. After the schools have declared this information, TMSAA will divided the schools equally into a small and large classification for girls and boys.

Four Sectionals (Murfreesboro, Chattanooga, Greeneville, and Memphis) will be held across the state with the qualifiers advancing to the State Championships.

There will be 16 qualifiers in each event from each classification to the State Championships from the Sectional meets. (top 4 from the 4 sectionals advance to state)

There will be a fee of $50 for a girls team and $50 for a boys team for each school in the Sectional meet.
Sectionals must be completed by May 14, 2016.

IV. State Meet Information

Running Events All lane assignments will be based on the athletes qualifying performance.

The following scoring system shall be used in the state meet 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.

The Middle School Track & Field State Championships will be held May 21, 2016 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN.

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