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2022 7th and 8th Grade Track and Field State Championships

5th Annual 7th & 8th Grade Track and Field State Championships

7th & 8th Grade Track & Field State Champion State Championships - Declaration Instructions
WHEN: Saturday, May 14, 2022. Field events begin at 9 a.m. and running events will begin at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hilliard Darby High School, 4200 Leppert Road, Hilliard, OH 43026

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
    • 11 running events and 5 field events
    • 3 events for seated athletes will be sponsored - 100M, 400M, Shot Put
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 Ohio Mile Split account beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10 and either ACCEPT or DECLINE participation of their athlete(s) or relay by 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 11.
  • An athlete may participate in a maximum of 3 total events including relays.
  • Coaches that do not currently have an Ohio Mile Split account should create their account prior to May 7!
    • Click to view detailed Declaration Instructions from Ohio Mile Split.
    • Coaches should review their roster to confirm that all names and grades are correct for their athletes.
  • Athletes and relays NOT marked as ACCEPTED prior to 10:00 a.m. on May 11, 2022 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 11, 2022 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 Ohio Mile Split immediately.
    • The tournament committee reserves the right to make adjustments as necessary.
  • All coaches must check the FINAL LIST of qualifiers after Noon on May 11, 2022.
    • 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 Ohio Mile Split 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 27, 2022. Late entries are not permitted.
  • Results from regular season meets through May 7, 2022, 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 Ohio Mile Split 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 Saturday, May 7, 2022 and all qualifying marks must be submitted by the meet manager before 10:00 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022.  Late submissions will not be accepted.
    Top 50 Performance List - Coaches and School Administrators
  • The Top 50 Performance List is posted on Ohio Mile Split and updated daily as the track and field season progresses.
  • Qualifying marks for both running and field events will ONLY be accepted from meets held between March 27, 2022 and May 7, 2022 that use Fully Automatic Timing.
  • Only athletes with results from qualifying meets that participated as part of an OHSAA member school entered in the tournament will be listed on the Top 50 Performance List.
  • Coaches are encouraged to review the list DAILY. If results are missing or there are errors, please contact the meet host to ensure the correct results have been submitted to Ohio Mile Split.
  • Coaches should check the Top 50 Performance List after 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10 and contact Ohio Mile Split to report errors or duplicate names.
  • Coaches with athletes on the Top 50 Performance List MUST create an ACCOUNT on Ohio Mile Split prior to Monday, May 9, 2022.
  • See Ohio Mile Split for additional information.