DCSAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Washington, DC

Meet Information


A. NFHS indoor Track & Field rules will apply to the DCSAA Championship unless otherwise noted.

(Uniform guidelines will be strictly enforced)

B. Schools choosing to enter the DCSAA Track & Field State Championship have the responsibility

for reading and adhering to the rules and regulations of this bulletin.

C. Eligibility rules for all participants can be found in DCMR Title 5; Chapter 27 on the DCSAA

website (dcsaasports.org).


A. Meet Organization

1. Entry Deadline Saturday, May 20th at 11:59pm - NO EXCEPTIONS

2. The team or individual contestants must be accompanied to the meet by the coach or a

designated representative.

3. Teams will be admitted into the stadium through the team entrance.

a. Teams are not permitted in the stadium before 1:30pm.

b. The first field event will begin at 3pm. Running events will begin at 5pm on each day.

4. The following online method for entry must be used.

a. Directions for entry

(1) Log on to www.directathletics.com, the site hosting the online process.

(2) Create a log in.

(3) Generate a team roster to register for events.

5. An athlete may participate in a maximum of four events.

7. Starting blocks WILL BE PERMITTED. Teams must bring their own blocks.

8. Each school may submit three (3) entries per individual event and one (1) team in each relay


9. Girls will precede boys in the final of all running events.


10. Slower sections will precede the fast section.

11. Field events: High Jump; Shot put; Long Jump; Triple Jump and Discus.

12. Only shots and discus approved by the appropriate official shall be used in the competition.

13. Participants in the discus, shot put, long jump and triple jump will receive four attempts

this will be a final.

14. Videotape or other electronic recording of appeals will not be accepted.

B. Playing Rules

1. All rules not modified here shall be in accordance with current National Federation rules.

a. Any team member listed on the entry form may participate in any of the schools

relay team events providing the maximum participation rule is not violated and that

they are on the entry roster.

b. Any competitor who exceeds the maximum participation rule forfeits further

participation in any and all the events in the state Track & Field Meet.

c. Should a competitor exceed the maximum participation rule while competing in a

relay team, the entire relay team is excluded from the State Meet. The entire team

will be disqualified from the event and all points scored by individuals that exceeded

the maximum participation rule will be deleted from their teams total.

d. Teams checking in at bullpen for respective relay races must present relay cards

with participants names listed.

e. In relay events no more than (6) individuals may be entered for each relay team.

2. Only shoes with 1/4 pyramid spikes or less are permitted. Shoes with hard plastic spike

plates may not be worn without spike inserted.

3. Only one piece of tape or mark will be permitted for relays.

4. Order of track events Field events begin at 3pm; running events begin at 5pm on both days.




400 M (4 x100) G/B Relay Final Unified Shot Put Unified G/B

3200 M Relay (4 x 800m) Final on Time Shot Put G

100 M Dash Semi- Final (8) Advance on Time Long Jump Unified G/B

100 M Dash Final G/B Unified Long Jump - G / B

110 M Hurdles (G) Semi Final (8) Advance on Time Turbo Javelin Unified G/B

100 M Hurdles (B) Semi Final (8) Advance on Time Discus- B

200 M Dash Final Unified G/B High Jump - G

200 M Dash Semi Final (8) Advance on Time

3200 M Run Final on Time

800 M Relay (4x200m) Final on Time



100 M Hurdles (G) Final (8) Shot Put - B

110 M Hurdles (B) Final (8) Triple Jump G / B

100 M Dash (G/B) Final (8) Discus - G

1600 M Run Final on Time High Jump - B

400 M Dash Final on Time

300 M Hurdles Final on Time

200 Dash (G/B) Final (8)

800 M run Final on Time

400 M (4x100) Relay Final on Time

1600 M (4x400) Relay Final on Time

5. Order of track events girls will precede boys in all final running events, except where noted:

6. The following MINIMUM opening heights shall be used in the field events: HJ-G:4-6; HJ-B: 5-


7. A competitor must notify the official when leaving one event after being called for

competition in another event.

8. Eight places will be scored