*Change To Fridays 4/23 Schedule: Adjusted_schedule_for_vertical_events_2021_sectional.docx
** PLAN for SATURDAY: We are a go, Park BUSES in the main student parking area near the school. If we have lightning, we will follow the policy of 30 min. pause. Athletes and Fan will go to their car/ transportation. Local athletes and coaches will go to the halls of the Field House. Return, warm-up, and continue competition.
In case of severe weather we will move to the rear gym(the one not connected to the school) When safe, we will Return, warm-up and continue competition.
* UPDATE: I just received an email stating that the entry deadline has been changed to Sunday, April 18th at midnight. (by the AHSAA).
*Change: Entries close at 12:00(midnight) on Sunday, April 18th.
AHSAA 1A-Section 2,2A-Section 2, & 6A-Section 3
Track & Field Championships at Northridge HS
April 23-24, 2021
Hosted by Northridge &Paul W. Bryant High Schools
At Northridge High School
1A Schools: A.L. Johnson, Autaugaville ,Billingsley, Ellwood Christian Academy, Holy Spirit, J.F. Shields, Linden, Maplesville, Marengo, McIntosh, Millry, Pickens County, and Sweetwater.
2A Schools: Addison, Aliceville, Altamont, Cold Springs, Greene County, Hatton, Holy Catholic Family, Isabella, Lamar County, Midfield, Red Bay, Tharptown, Thorsby, Vincent, Westminster School at Oak Mountain, and Winston County.
6A Schools: Bessemer City, Brookwood, Chilton County, Gardendale, Helena, Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa, Homewood, Hueytown, Jackson-Olin, Jasper, McAdory, Minor, Northridge, Paul Bryant, Pelham, and Woodlawn.
Meet Administration: Games Committee: Coach Jeff Sparks, Northridge H.S. Cell: (205)792-1804, email@example.com and Coach Deon Irby, Paul W. Bryant H.S. Cell:(205)454-5272, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-Meet Director: Deon Irby, & Jeff Sparks
Meet Referees:(At This Time) - Deon Irby, Running Events - & Jeff Sparks, Field Events
Meet Times: The meet will begin at 10:00 a.m. each morning and will end at approximately 5:00 each day. The gates will open for entry by teams and spectators at 8:30 a.m. There will be a coaches meeting at 9:15 a.m. each day.
Entry Procedure: All entries will be done through al.milesplit.com. All entry marks must have been achieved during the 2021 season and be submitted to al.milesplit.com. Entered athletes not having marks in al.milesplit.com will be given a NT and seeded accordingly. There is a maximum of three athletes per event and one relay team per school. Each athlete may compete in a maximum of four events. NO FORM 52 IS REQUIRED.
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, April 20 at 10:59 pm (Central)! ENTRIES, SCRATCHES, AND SUBSTITUTIONS PAST THIS TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!
Entry Fee: $100 per boys team and $100 per girls team (Boys Team + Girls Team = $200.00). For a team of 4 or less, $20 per athlete. Make checks payable to: PW Bryant High School Track & Field.
* Bring the registration fee to the meet.
Familiarity of Events: For the safety of your athletes, please do not enter them in events for which they are not familiar or have not trained for, particularly in the Pole Vault and High Jump. If it is apparent to meet officials that an athlete doesn't have the training or experience to safely compete in the events for which they are entered, the athlete's participation in that event will be disallowed.
Verification of Pole Vault Weights and Implement Check in: All pole vaulters will be required to have Pole Vault Verification Forms signed by their coach before competition begins. These Forms are available online at:http://dnn.ahsaa.com/Portals/0/pdf/forms/FORM%20-%20Pole%20Vaulter%20Verification%20(4A-5A-6A%20meet).pdf Coaches should print the forms and bring them to the meet(s) completed and signed. Vaulters will only be allowed to use a pole that has a rating that is greater than their weight. You must bring your own pole as poles will not be provided. Implements for throwing events will be weighed and measured beginning at 8:00 am each day. After measurement, they will become property of the field. We will hold all implements and bring them out to the competition site.
Field Events: Each jumper/thrower will have 3 attempts with the top 9 advancing from the trials to the finals.
*Note: For the Sectional track meet, the pole vault and high jump will start one increment under the qualifying heights for the State Track Meet. Refer to the Qualifying Standards found on page 8 of the online AHSAA Sports book.
Officials: We have a experienced officials to lead each field event. Each team will be assigned one field event slot to assist with. If you are a certified official or know of a good certified official that wants to work either one or both days, please send an email email@example.com. All AHSAA officials can be paid.
Awards: Awards to the top three finishers in each event and team awards to the champion and runner-up.
Heats and Finals: 100m, 200m, and 100/110HH and 4x100 will have Prelims on Friday and Finals on Saturday. If there are 8 or less entries on Friday for any of these events, there will be no Prelim and the race on Saturday will serve as a Final. This usually affects the smaller school section. We will know on Thursday morning and you will be notified by email. A relay team or individual MUST participate in the event Final to qualify for the State Championship.
Team Scoring: Scoring eight places: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1
Coaches Admission: An AHSAA coaches card will be required for admission for all coaches. Those without cards will have to pay for admission.
Concessions: We will have a concession stand in operation both days of the meet. Teams are allowed to bring in food and drinks for their athletes and coaches.
Protest Fee: A $25.00 cash protest fee will be required for any objections to the meet referee's decision. This includes all rereads on finish photos. We will compile a Jury of Appeals for the meet. Coach Irby & Sparks will choose 3 coaches from those schools competing to be jury members. Those chosen will rule as follows: 1A for 2A, 2A for 6A, and 6A for 1A issues.
Qualifying: The top FIVE finishers in each event meeting the state qualifying mark will qualify for the state meet the following weekend at Cullman/Gulf Shores. Additionally, four wildcards in each event will be selected from all four section meets. These wildcards must also meet the state qualifying mark. All ties for the final qualifying spot will be broken at the meet. * Note: In all relays, the top three (3) teams from each section (equaling 12), plus four (4) wilds will qualify. Only 16 teams will qualify instead of 24.
Tents: Any teams wishing to erect tents must do so in the top rows of the stadium or outside the competition areas. State Qualifying Marks and Starting Heights 2021:
State Qualifying Marks and Starting Heights 2021:
1A Girls State Champ Qualify Min
1A Boys State Champ Qualify Min
2AGirls State Champ Qualify Min
2ABoysState Champ Qualify Min
6AGirls State Champ Qualify Min
6ABoys State Champ Qualify Min
100 Meter Dash
200 Meter Dash
400 Meter Dash
1600 Meter Run
3200 Meter Run
100/110 Meter Hurdles
300 Meter Hurdles
High Jump Open Height (All) 1 - Increment below qualifying height. Increase 2 inches
Pole Vault Open Height(All) ) 1 - Increment below qualifying height. Increase 6 inches
AHSAA 1A-Section 2, 2A-Section 2, & 6A-Section 3
Track & Field Championships
April 23-24, 2021
2021 Sectional Meet Schedule (Rolling Schedule):
Friday 10:00 a.m.(Order 1A, 2A, 6A)
1600 Finals on Time
400 Finals on Time
4x800 Finals on Time(Classifications may be combined)
Field Events: 11:00 a.m.
Long Jump 2A Boys
Triple Jump 2A Girls
High Jump 6A Boys
Pole Vault1A Boys
Shot Put 2A Boys
Discus 1A Boys
Javelin 6A Girls
Long Jump 1A Girls
Triple Jump 1A Boys
High Jump 6A Girls
Pole Vault6A Boys
Shot Put 1A Girls
Discus 2A Girls
Javelin 2A Boys
Long Jump 6AGirls
Triple Jump 6A Boys
High Jump 1A Girls
Pole Vault2A Boys
Shot Put 6A Girls
Discus 6A Boys
Javelin 2A Girls
Saturday10:00a.m. (Order 1A, 2A, 6A)
3200 Finals on Time (Classifications may be combined)
300H Finals on Time
800 Finals on Time
4x400 Finals on Time
Saturday * Field Events: 11:00 a.m.
Long Jump 2A Girls
Triple Jump 2A Boys
High Jump 1A Boys
Pole Vault 6A Girls
Shot Put 1A Boys
Discus 1A Girls
Javelin 6A Boys
Long Jump 1A Boys
Triple Jump 6A Girls
High Jump 2A Girls
Pole Vault 1A Girls
Shot Put 6A Boys
Discus 2A Boys
Javelin 1A Girls
Long Jump 6A Boys
Triple Jump 1A Girls
High Jump 2A Boys
Pole Vault 2A Girls
Shot Put 2A Girls
Discus 6A Girls
Javelin 1A Boys