Track & Field

Track & Field

REGULATION 32

32.1  Age Classification

        Senior          – under 19 years of age as of September 30 of the current school year.

        Intermediate  – under 16 years of age as of September 30 of the current school year.

        Junior           – under 14 years of age as of September 30 of the current school year.

32.2  Events

SENIOR BOYS             INTERMEDIATE BOYS      JUNIOR BOYS

100 m hurdles              100 m hurdles                   100 m hurdles

100 m                         100 m                              100 m

200 m                         200 m                              200 m

400 m                         400 m                              400 m

800 m                         800 m                              800 m

1500 m                        1500 m                             1500 m

3000 m                        3000 m                             3000 m

4x100 m relay              4x100 m relay                   4x100 m relay

4x400 m relay              4x400 m relay                   4x400 m relay

Pole Vault                    Pole Vault -

Discus                        Discus                             Shot Put

Long Jump                   Long Jump                        Javelin

High Jump                   High Jump                        Discus

Javelin                        Javelin                             Long Jump

Triple Jump                  Triple Jump                       High Jump

Shot Put                      Shot Put                           Triple Jump

SENIOR GIRLS            INTERMEDIATE GIRLS     JUNIOR GIRLS

80 m hurdles                80 m hurdles                     80 m hurdles

100 m                         100 m                              100 m

200 m                         200 m                              200 m

400 m                         400 m                              400 m

800 m                         800 m                              800 m

1500 m                        1500 m                             1500 m

3000 m                        3000 m                             3000 m

4x100 m relay              4x100 m relay                   4x100 m relay

4x400 m relay              4x400 m relay                   4x400 m relay

Pole Vault                    Pole Vault -

High Jump                   High Jump                        Shot Put

Triple Jump                  Long Jump                        Javelin Long

Jump                          Triple Jump                       Discus

Javelin                        Javelin                             High Jump

Discus                        Discus                             Triple Jump

Shot Put                      Shot Put                           Long Jump

 

32.3  Regional Representation

        - At the District level student athletes are permitted to enter a maximum of six events including relays.

        - A competitor must compete in his/her event at the Regional Level in order to qualify for the NSSAF Championships.

        - If NSSAF meet is on an 8-lane track:

           1.  The first four placing in track events and the first four in field events will advance to the provincial meet. Fifth place finishers shall be listed as alternates.

           2.  Four relay teams from each region in each relay.

32.4  Awards

        Division 1, 2, 3, 4 overall Banners will be awarded.

        A Championship Banner only will be presented to the overall winner in Senior, Intermediate and Junior age classifications.

        -  Championship Banner to winning schools in each classification as follows:

           (Total - 6 teams).

           Senior Girls         Intermediate Girls         Junior Girls

           Senior Boys        Intermediate Boys        Junior Boys

        -  NSSAF Gold Medallions to members of championship team and coach.

        -  NSSAF Silver Medallions to members of second place team and coach.

        -  NSSAF Bronze Medallions to members of third place team and coach.

        -  NSSAF Gold, Silver and Bronze medallions to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each event.

         - All Special Athletes will receive a participation certificate. 

32.5  Rules - IAAF with the following modifications:

           Starting Heights at the NSSAF championships will be:

           Senior/Intermediate Girls      Pole Vault             1.40 m

           Senior/Intermediate Boys     Pole Vault             1.80 m

           Senior Boys                       High Jump            1.45 m

           Intermediate Boys               High Jump            1.40 m

           Junior Boys                        High Jump            1.25 m

           Senior Girls                        High Jump            1.25 m

           Intermediate Girls                High Jump            1.25 m

           Jr. Girls                             High Jump            1.15 m

           Shot Put

           Senior Boys - 6 kg              Junior Girls - 3 kg

           Intermediate Boys - 5 kg      All other classes - 4 kg

           Discus

           Intermediate Boys - 1.5 kg   Senior Boys - 1.75 kg

           Junior Girls - .75 kg              All other classes - 1 kg

           Javelin

           Intermediate Boys - 700 grams Senior Boys - 800 grams

           Intermediate Girls - 500 grams  Junior Girls - 400 grams

           All other classes - 600 grams

        Hurdles

        Junior Girls                      80 m        30”              .76m

        Intermediate Girls             80 m        33”              .83m

        Senior Girls                     80 m        33”              .83m

        Junior Boys                     100 m      33”              .83m

 

        Intermediate Boys            100 m      36”              .9m

        Senior Boys                    100 m      39”              1m

        Hurdle Placement             80 m        100 m

        From start to first hurdle   12 m        13.00 m

        Between each hurdle         8 m        8.5 m

        From last hurdle to finish  12 m        10.5 m

32.6  Individual student athletes are permitted a false start each in all individual track events. Student athletes who are charged a 2nd false start in an individual event will be disqualified from that event.