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2021 7th & 8th Grade Track & Field

4th Annual 7th & 8th Grade Track & Field State Championships

  • WHEN: Saturday, May 15, 2021
  • WHERE: Hilliard Darby High School, 4200 Leppert Road, Hilliard, Ohio 43026. 
  • TICKETS: The OHSAA is excited to offer online ticket sales for the 7th and 8th State Track & Field State Championships on May 15 at Hilliard Darby High School. Tickets can be purchased conveniently on our website at www.ohsaa.org/tickets.
  • SCHEDULE: State Championship Schedule of Events 
    • Field events begin at 9:00 a.m.
    • Running events begin at 2:00 p.m.

State Championship Qualifiers - Coaches and Administrators

  • An athlete may participate in a maximum of 3 total events including relays
  • The top 24 performers in each event will qualify. Should ties for qualifying marks within the Top 24 result in too many qualifiers to complete the competition in the allotted time, the field of qualifiers may be reduced.
  • If a top 24 qualifier cannot attend, the next athlete/relay on the performance list will be invited until 24 qualifiers are confirmed.
  • Entry fee is $20.00 per athlete-per event.  The OHSAA will invoice schools after the meet.
    • Timed finals for all running events - 3 seeded heats
    • 10 running events and 5 field events
    • 3 events for seated athletes will be sponsored - 100M, 400M, Shot Put
    • Venue Map

In order to ensure a full field of competitors, the coaches of athletes and relays in the Top 32 places listed on the performance list MUST LOGIN to their Baumspage.com account beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11 and either ACCEPT or DECLINE participation of their athlete(s) or relay by 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12

  • An athlete may participate in a maximum of 3 total events including relays.
  • Coaches that do not currently have a Baumspage.com account should create their account prior to May 8!
  • Athletes and relays NOT marked as ACCEPTED prior to 10:00 a.m. on May 12, 2021 will automatically be marked as declined.
  • Acceptance for athletes outside of the top 24, including ties, will be conditional until after 10:00 a.m. on May 12, 2021, at which time the final list of qualifiers will be reviewed by the tournament committee and published.
    • Report errors in the final performance list to [email protected] immediately.
    • The tournament committee reserves the right to make adjustments as necessary.
  • All coaches must check the FINAL LIST of qualifiers after 10:00 a.m. on May 12, 2021.
    • No personal phone calls or emails will be made to inform schools of their qualifiers. Only the procedure listed above, where coaches accept or decline their athlete's participation via Baumspage.com and then the review of the final list of qualifiers will be utilized.

Qualifying Standards and Information

  • Students attending OHSAA member 7th & 8th grade schools may be eligible to participate in the state championship provided the school’s administration has indicated tournament entry through myOHSAA prior to March 28, 2021. Late entries are not permitted.
  • Results from regular season meets through May 10, 2021, using fully automatic timing (FAT), will be used to determine the field of qualifiers for each event for the state championship. Meet results must be submitted to Baumspage.com for tabulation of the Top 50 Performance List.
  • Athletes with the top 24 marks including ties from the Top 50 Performance List will qualify to the state championship.  See State Qualifier Information below.
  • The final date to participate in a qualifying meet is Monday, May 10, 2021 and all qualifying marks must be submitted by the meet manager before 10:00 p.m. on Monday, May 10, 2021.  Late submissions will not be accepted.