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July 7 - 2015-2016 NFHS Rules Changes Approved for Track and Field, Cross Country

2015 District & Regional Tournament Information

2015 State Tournament Information

OHSAA Seated Division Information

Important State Meet Traffic Flow Announcement

Due to multiple events occurring in the area, all guests coming to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium for the state track and field meet should use the Ackerman Road exit from State Route 315. For reference, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium is located at 2450 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, but please use the Ackerman Road exit even if coming from south of the stadium.

 

Participant Drop Off and School Vehicle Parking

School vehicles will be permitted to enter the parking lot just south of the stadium to drop off state qualifiers and coaches. On Friday, only vehicles marked as “school transportation” will be permitted to park by the OSU baseball stadium (south end of the drop-off lot). On Saturday, only vehicles marked as “school transportation” will be permitted to park in the ABB lot on the north side of Ackerman Road (north of the stadium).


State Meet Walk-Through Available June 4

Due to multiple events occurring in the area, all guests coming to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium for the state track and field meet should use the Ackerman Road exit from State Route 315. For reference, Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium is located at 2450 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, but please use the Ackerman Road exit even if coming from south of the stadium.

Information for Qualifying Participants and Coaches

  • Coaches Information Bulletin

  • Frequently Asked Questions for Coaches

  • Coaches Verification Form

  • Athlete Number Change Form

  • Dates and Schedule - Click here for PDF

    Friday, June 5
    9:30 a.m. Division II Field Events (5)
    9:30 a.m. Division III Running Events Preliminaries
          4 x 800 Relay Final
    10:30 a.m. Wheelchair Division Boys Shot Put
    1:00 p.m. Division III Field Events (5)
    1:30 p.m. Division II Running Preliminaries
          4 x 800 Relay Final
    2:00 p.m. Wheelchair Division Girls Shot Put (Note: If there are 10 or less wheelchair throwers, all wheelchair throwers will throw at 10:30 a.m.)
    4:00 p.m. Division III Field Events (5)
    4:45 p.m. Division I Running Preliminaries
          4 x 800 Relay Final
    Saturday, June 6
    9:30 a.m. Division II Field Events (5)
    9:30 a.m. Division III Running Finals
    10:55 a.m. Wheelchair Division 800 Meter (B/G)
    12:00 p.m. Division I Field Events (5)
    1:00 p.m. Division II Running Finals
    2:05 p.m. Wheelchair Division 400 Meter (B/G)
    3:00 p.m. Division I Field Events (5)
    4:30 p.m. Division I Running Finals
    4:40 p.m. Wheelchair Division 100 Meter (B/G)

Coaches and Officials Rules Meeting

The meeting is only available by contacting Jenn Close at jclose@ohsaa.org. The meeting cannot be viewed on a tablet or phone.

Note: [ Online Rules Meeting Problem Troubleshooting ]  

In order to view the online presentation it is recommended that users use IE7.0 or higher; in addition Adobe Flashplayer must be installed on your PC; also, make sure your playback device (speakers) are working properly. Flashplayer is a free download from Adobe and can be downloaded from their web site at http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer. OHSAA will not take phone calls or troubleshoot any user computer hardware or software problems.

2015 NFHS Track & Field Rules Changes

Ohio Leads Nation with Seven Paralympic All-Americans in 2014

Pole Vault Areas Now Required to Include Box Collar

Ohio Track Clinic Special

Effective December 1, 2014, pole vault areas are now required to have a new ASTM approved box collar. This new collar covers the inner part of the plant box, as well as the outside (see flyer linked below). The planting box shall not contain any foreign materials except planting box padding. Such padding, if used, shall meet the applicable ASTM Specification Standards, and can be incorporated into the design of the planting box or can be a padding addition to an existing planting box.

NOTES:

1.) Padding meeting the ASTM Standards may be used immediately, subject to rejection or conditional approval by state association action.

2.) Padding meeting the ASTM Standards shall be required for the start of the 2014-15 track and field season.

 

         

 

2015 OHSAA Track & Field Calendar

Mar. 9, 2015 First Day of Coaching
Mar. 28 Season Begins
Apr. 20 Non-Interscholastic Competition
No Longer Permitted
May 18-23 District Tournament
May 27-30 Regional Tournament
Jun. 5-6 State Tournament
Jun. 13 Season Ends

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