High School Track & Field Championship Series

High School Series – 2018   (PDF download)

Sanction by  Athletics Manitoba and hosted by University of Manitoba Bison Track & Field Team

All meets are at the James Daly Fieldhouse in the Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

TENTATIVE Dates:   

Qualifying Meet #1                          Thursday, January 11

Qualifying Meet #2                          Monday, January 22

Qualifying Meet #3                          Wednesday, February 7

Qualifying Meet #4                          Friday, February 16

Championship Meet                        Thursday, March 15

Eligibility:

Entry is open to all high school teams in Manitoba, but all school must have an Athletics Manitoba School membership.  Individual entries from schools will be accepted on a case by case basis (based on supervision of athletes and payment of entries).

Please note,  the membership fee and the program registration fee must be separate payments. 

Cost:

The High School Series Entry fee must be given to the University of Manitoba. Cheques should be made out to “University of Manitoba”.  This fee can be brought to the first meet or can be mailed in advance to:  

 206 Max Bell Centre, University of Manitoba, Wpg, MB R3T 2N2

$500 – for school registering 15 or more athletes for the series

$400 – for schools registering less than 15 athletes for the series

Individual entries from schools will be accepted on a case by case basis (based on supervision of athletes and payment of entries)

Athletics MB Membership:

The Athletics Manitoba membership fee, is an additional cheque that must be paid separately to Athletics Manitoba.

Please submit the Athletics Manitoba Schools Registration Form available HERE. Once submitted, an Invoice will be sent to confirm payment amount. (We will verify that it has been filled in correctly to avoid over/incorrect payment amounts).

For schools that are ONLY participating in the High School Series, (and not also in Track Attack for example) you must include your Equipment Levy fee, with your Athletics Manitoba Membership.

$175 + 50 Equipment Levy + GST – for school program with 15 or more athletes                    (TOTAL – $236.25)

$125 + 50 Equipment Levy + GST – for school programs with less than 15 athletes                 (TOTAL – $183.75)

Categories: (High School Eligibility Rules)

Junior Girls                    Senior Girls

Junior Boys                   Senior Boys

As per MHSAA rules in order to qualify for the junior varsity competition, athletes must meet the following requirements:

  1. Participating athletes must be under the age of 17 as of midnight of the current school year, August 31.
  2. Students are eligible to participate in junior varsity for two years.  In determining the two-year clause, member schools must count grade 9 as the first year.  The athlete’s eligibility begins upon enrolment in grade 9 and is allowed two consecutive years of competition from time of enrolment in grade 9

Note: Junior athletes competing in any events in the Senior category, must then compete in all of their events in the Senior category

Technical Information:

Junior & Senior Girls Hurdles 30”      12m to first hurdle        7.5m spacing between hurdles.

Junior & Senior Boys Hurdles 36”     13m to first hurdle        8.5m spacing between hurdles.

Junior & Senior Girls  – 4 kg shot put

Junior Boys    –    4 kg shot put          

Senior Boys     –    5kg shot put

Volunteer Officials:

It is mandatory that schools who register 15 or more athletes  bring a minimum of two volunteers to each meet.

Schools with less than 15 athletes must bring at least one volunteer to each meet.

Entries:

Entries will need to be submitted on a specially formatted excel spread sheet.  If you are interested in participating in the series, please contact Claude Berube at Claude.Berube@umanitoba.ca and a copy of the template will be sent to you.

Events:

Qualifying Meet 1

Qualifying Meet 2

Qualifying Meet 3

Qualifying Meet 4

60m 60m Hurdles 60m 60m Hurdles
400m 800m 400m 800m
1500m 200m 1500m 200m
Triple Jump (M, W)
Long Jump (W, M)
Long Jump (M, W)
Triple Jump (W, M)
Triple Jump (M, W)
Long Jump (W, M)
Long Jump (M, W)
Triple Jump (W, M)
Shot Put Shot Put Shot Put Shot Put
High Jump (W) High Jump (M) High Jump (W) High Jump (M)
4 x 200m Medley
(800 x 200 x 200 x 400)
4 x 200m Medley
(800 x 200 x 200 x 400)

 

Qualifying Meet Schedule (Meets 1 & 3)
Track Events
12:00pm – 1:15pm    . 60 metres Infield
1:30pm – 2:30pm 1500 metres Oval
2:45pm – 4:00pm 400 metres Oval
4:15pm – 5:00pm 4 x 200 metre relay Oval
Field Events
12:30pm – 2:15pm Shot Put Sr. Girls
Shot Put Jr. Girls
12:00pm – 2:00pm Triple Jump Sr. Boys
Triple Jump Sr. Girls
2:30pm – 4:30pm Long Jump Jr. Boys
Long Jump Jr. Girls
3:00pm – 4:45pm Shot Put Sr. Boys
Shot Put Jr. Boys
2:00pm High Jump (Starting Height 1.25m)     . Sr. Girls
3:15pm High Jump (Starting Height 1.20m) Jr. Girls

 

Qualifying Meet Schedule (Meets 2 & 4)
Track Events
12:00pm – 1:15pm     . 60 metres hurdles Infield
1:30pm – 2:30pm 800 metres Oval
2:45pm – 4:00pm 200 metres Oval
4:15pm – 5:00pm Medley Relay (800, 200, 200 400) Oval
Field Events
12:30pm – 2:15pm Shot Put Sr. Girls
Shot Put Jr. Girls
12:00pm – 2:00pm Triple Jump Jr. Boys
Triple Jump Jr. Girls
2:30pm – 4:30pm Long Jump sr. Boys
Long Jump Sr. Girls
3:00pm – 4:45pm Shot Put Sr. Boys
Shot Put Jr. Boys
2:00pm High Jump (Starting Height 1.4mm)    . Jr. Boys
3:15pm High Jump (Starting Height 1.50m) Sr. Boys

 

Meet Information

1.  Track Race Order —  Junior Girls, Senior Girls, Junior Boys, Senior Boys

2.  Relays –School may enter up to three teams per category. (Listed as “A”, “B” and “C”)

3.  Points Scoring:  12, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 3, 3, 3.

The category championship banners (Junior Girls, Senior Girls, Junior Boys and Senior Boys) will be based on the four qualification meets and not the Championship meet.

4. Schools may enter as many athletes as they with per event but only three athletes per school will score.

5. Athletes may enter a maximum of two events plus a relay per meet.  (Two events equate to: two track or two field or one track and one field event).

6. The use of starting blocks for sprint races will be left to the discretion of the meet directors depending on the meet staying on time

7. Mementos / gifts will be given to all athletes who participated in the meets.  These will be handed out at the Championship Meet

8. A teacher from each school must be present during each competition.

9. Athletes must wear school uniforms or plain t-shirts (No club uniforms will be allowed).

10.All meet communication will be by email

11. The Athletics Manitoba website will be used for posting of results and updating individual standings and team results.

Championship Meet

  1. Qualification:
    1. Top 12 in all track events including relays
    2. Top 12 in all field events
    3. Schools must confirm a qualifying athlete’s entry for the championship final by noon, Monday, March 14th. In the case that an athlete who qualifies for a final is not able to complete the next highest ranked qualifier will be moved in to the Championship Final.
    4. Championship Meet:
      1. Medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
      2. There will be an “A” and “B” Final for all track events, including relays. The finalists in the Long Jump, Triple Jump and Shot Put will have three attempts only.