2023 Indoor State Championship Meet

D2/3 Friday, March 3rd | D1 Saturday, March 4th

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2023 INDOOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET


  • ABCs Of The Indoor Season
  • Eligibility & Verification
  • Performance List Information
  • Qualification
  • Declaration & Registration
  • Meet Day Information
  • Meet Schedule
  • Heat & Flight Sheets
  • Meet T-Shirts
  • FAQs
  • Downloads
2023 ABCs Of The Indoor Season

Eligibility & Verification

Verification lists will be updated every Sunday starting December 4, 2022.

In order to participate in the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet, all of the following regulations shall be complied with by the school, Indoor Track & Field team coaches and any other representative of the school and/or Indoor Track & Field team sponsored by the school:

  1. A school sponsored Indoor Track & Field team is defined as having one or more students competing as an Indoor Track & Field athlete for a school with one or more local Board of Education approved adults designated as the coach of the team;
  2. The participating Indoor Track & Field team’s school must be a member of the OHSAA for the 2022-2023 academic year and abides by the regulations to be a member in good standing with the OHSAA;
  3. The participating Indoor Track & Field team must be approved and recognized by the local Board of Education for the 2022-2023 academic year;
  4. All coaches representing the participating Indoor Track & Field team must be recognized and approved by the local board of Education for the 2022-2023 academic year;
  5. All coaches representing the participating Indoor Track & Field team must be paid members in good standing with the OATCCC for the 2023 calendar year. Membership may be acquired by visiting oatccc.com;
  6. All student-athletes associated with the participating Indoor Track & Field team must meet all local Board of Education and OHSAA eligibility requirements for participation in athletics; and
  7. If the Indoor Track & Field team participating is represented by a coach or student-athlete who does not meet the above regulations, then the OATCCC may exclude the team or any of its competitors or coaches from participating in the 2023 Indoor State Track & Field Meet and apply sanctions to the team's future participation with OATCCC events.
  8. In order for performance marks to be considered for eligibility for the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet, they must meet all of the following terms:
    1. Performances must occur during the 2023 indoor track & field season from December 1, 2022 until February 19, 2023.
    2. Performances must occur at an indoor track & field meet that uses MileSplit for its registration process, regardless of the state in which the meet is contested. Note—Performances from meets that have results listed on MileSplit but did not use MileSplit for the registration process shall not be considered for eligibility in the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet.
    3. Performances shall be by an athlete entered in a meet using MileSplit registration and the athlete must be entered as representing their verified school’s Indoor Track & Field team. Performances by athletes designated as “unattached” or with a club team shall not be eligible to be considered for the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet. An athlete’s affiliation associated with a performance shall not be changed after the performance has been accomplished to comply with this requirement as stated.

In order to participate in the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet, all of the following deadlines shall be complied with by the school, Indoor Track & Field team coaches and any other representative of the school and Indoor Track & Field team sponsored by the school:

  1. The online Verification Agreement Form for an Indoor Track & Field team being sponsored by and complying with all regulations of the OATCCC must be received from 12/1/2023 at 12:00am to 2/15/2023 at 11:59pm. Verification shall only be considered valid and be accepted using the online form with the link provided to the athletic director of the school.
  2. Late submissions of Verification Agreement Forms as described above will be subject to a $100.00 fine made payable to the Ohio Association of Track & Cross Country Coaches. A late submission of the verification agreement shall only be received from 2/16/2023 12:00am until 2/21/2023 at 5:00pm. No Verification Agreement Forms shall be accepted past the 2/21/2023 late submission deadline. Any athlete associated with a team that has not been verified shall not be included on the finalized performance lists and shall not be eligible to compete at the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet.
  3. Performances eligible for the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet must occur from December 1, 2022 until February 19, 2023. Performances that occur before or after this time frame shall not be eligible for consideration for the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet.
  4. The declaration of an athlete’s entry to compete in the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet shall be made from 2/22/2023 at 12:00pm until 2/24/2023 at 11:59pm. Only athletes appearing on the finalized performance lists posted on Ohio MileSplit are eligible to compete in the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet. There will be a registration fee assessed for every individual event entry and each relay team entered and accepted for the competition. No refunds will be issued if athletes do not compete.
  5. All registration fees shall be paid by no later than 60 minutes prior to the start of the meet for the team or athlete is entered. If the registration fee is not paid by this deadline, then the athlete or team shall not compete in the meet.

In order for a school to be eligible to participate in the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet, the Athletic Director for a participating school’s team must sign and submit a separate Verification Agreement Form for each gender’s team. A link to the Verification Agreement Form has been emailed to each Athletic Director with a private link only they can access. The Verification Agreement Form for each team is due by 2/15/2023 with late submissions permitted after paying a fine of $100.00 and the online form submitted by no later than 2/21/2023 at 5:00pm.

The rules and regulations stated above are incorporated into the Verification Agreement Form and apply only to the eligibility of and participation in the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet by a school, indoor track & field team and/or indoor track & field athlete. These rules and regulations do not apply to a school, indoor track & field team and/or indoor track & field athlete participating in a meet or other competition designated as an indoor track & field event during the 2023 Indoor Track & Field season.

Please direct any questions to the OATCCC Indoor State Meet Chair as listed on the OATCCC website: https://www.oatccc.com/Contact-Us/

Performance List Information


The OAT&CCC Performance Lists in each division (D2/3 & D1) will reflect the TOP 40 athletes or relay teams in each event. The lists will be posted on MileSplit Ohio

Only marks meeting the following requirements will be included on the  performance lists:

  1. Performances must occur during the 2023 indoor track & field season from December 1, 2022 until February 19, 2023.
  2. Performances must occur at an indoor track & field meet that uses MileSplit for its registration process, regardless of the state in which the meet is contested. Note—Performances from meets that have results listed on MileSplit but did not use MileSplit for the registration process shall not be considered for eligibility in the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet.
  3. Performances shall be by an athlete entered in a meet using MileSplit registration and the athlete must be entered as representing their verified school’s Indoor Track & Field team. Performances by athletes designated as “unattached” or with a club team shall not be eligible to be considered for the 2023 OATCCC Indoor State Track & Field Championship Meet. An athlete’s affiliation associated with a performance shall not be changed after the performance has been accomplished to comply with this requirement as stated.
  4. The final performance lists posted on MileSplit Ohio on February 22, 2023, only will reflect athletes who are members of verified indoor track & field teams.

Qualifying


To be eligible for participation in the Indoor State Meet:

  1. An athlete or relay team must be listed on the FINAL TOP 40 PERFORMANCE LIST posted on MileSplit Ohio for each event in which they intend to compete.
  2. The top 24 athletes or relay teams in each event that declare their intent to compete will be accepted for the meet.
  3. Each school is limited to 2 entries in any individual event and 1 relay team per relay event.

Declaration & Registration


Declaration & registration must be completed on MileSplit Ohio

  1. The FINAL TOP 40 PERFORMANCE LIST will be posted on Wednesday, February 22nd at 12:00 noon
  2. To enter the OAT&CCC Indoor State Meet, the official coach of the high school team must declare and register all athletes from the list that wish to participate.
  3. The declaration and registration window will remain open from Wednesday, February 22nd at 12:00noon until Friday, February 24th at 11:59pm.
  4. The list of accepted entries will be posted by Sunday, February 26th at 6:00pm.

Click on "Registration Closed - View Your Entries" to submit payment.
All entries fees are paid online and due by Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 12noon.

Meet Day Information


  • 2023 NFHS and OHSAA competition rules will be in effect.
  • All competitors must compete in school-issued uniform with all uniform rules in effect.
  • All COVID precautions will be in place for everyone’s safety.
  • Alternate relay athletes must pay for entry as a spectator.
  • Spectators will be allowed in the facility unless otherwise announced.
  • Live streaming of the event will be available on MileSplit Ohio
  • Results will be available at Lightning Timing
  • Athletic training staff and a physician will be provided by The Cleveland Clinic.
  • Official Indoor State Meet shirts will be available for purchase on-site only.

Links

Relay Substitutions: Substitutions will not be shown in the heat sheets. Every effort will be made to have the correct names in the results.

Relay Substitution Form

Phonetic Spelling Form: Please provide the phonetic spellings of athlete names here to let the announcers know how to properly pronounce their names.

Phonetic Spelling Form

OATCCC Spectator Tickets: All spectator tickets will be sold online in advance and on-site. NO CASH ACCEPTED.

OATCCC Spectator Tickets

Downloads

Meet Schedule


Field Events: 12:00pm

High Jump (Girls followed by Boys)

Pole Vault (2 pits)

Long Jump (2 pits; Triple Jump to follow)

Shot Put (Boys followed by Girls)

Weight Throw (Girls followed by Boys)

Running Events: 2:00pm

Girls followed by Boys (except 60m Hurdle Finals)

2:00pm        60m Hurdle Prelims

2:15pm        60m Dash Prelims

2:30pm        Girls 4x800m Relay

3:00pm        Boys 4x800m Relay

3:30pm        Boys 60m Hurdle Final

3:35pm        Girls 60m Hurdle Final

3:40pm        Girls 60m Dash Final

3:45pm        Boys 60m Dash Final

3:55pm        Girls 4x200m Relay

4:10pm        Boys 4x200m Relay

4:25pm        Girls 1600m (2 sections)

4:45pm        Boys 1600m (2 sections)

5:00pm        Girls 400m

5:10pm        Boys 400m

5:20pm        Girls 800m (2 sections)

5:30pm        Boys 800m (2 sections)

5:40pm        Girls 200m

5:50pm        Boys 200m

6:00pm        Girls 3200m (1 section)

6:20pm        Boys 3200m (1 section)

6:35pm        Girls 4x400m Relay

6:55pm        Boys 4x400m Relay

Team Awards Ceremony to follow

Heat & Flight Sheets


Heat & Flight Sheets will be posted the week of the meet.

2023 Indoor State Meet T-Shirts


Official State Meet t-shirts will be available on-site only. No pre-orders will be available. Cash and credit/debit cards will be accepted. Exact change is appreciated if using cash.

FAQs


Indoor State Meet FAQs

Athlete, Team & Coach Information 

  1. Can an individual athlete compete in the State Meet whose school does not sponsor an indoor track & field team? Only an athlete who is a member of a team which is approved and recognized by their high school may compete.
  2. What defines an indoor track & field team being approved and recognized by its high school? The school must be a member in good-standing with the OHSAA, the local Board of Education must approve the existence of the indoor track & field team and the Board of Education must approve the coaches which facilitate the team.
  3. How does the team prove to the OAT&CCC that it is approved and recognized by its high school? The athletic director of a school sponsoring an Indoor Team must submit the online verification agreement form emailed directly to the AD. The online verification agreement form must be submitted by the AD by February 15th at 11:59pm.  If the AD did not receive the link to this agreement, then contact the Indoor State Meet Chair listed at https://www.oatccc.com/Contact-Us/
  4. Must an indoor track & field team be associated with a school which is a member of the OHSAA for that academic year?
  5. Can an indoor track & field team consist of one athlete? There are no parameters as to how many athletes must exist on the team for it to be recognized as a team.
  6. Must an athlete or team have a coach at the State Meet? Athletes and teams must be accompanied by a Board-approved coach and a member of the OATCCC. A parent or legal guardian cannot serve as a coach if not approved by the high school’s local Board of Education.
  7. What defines a Board-approved coach? A coach which has been approved and recognized by the local Board of Education to represent and facilitate the Board-approved team. This must be verified in compliance with the OAT&CCC online verification agreement form submitted by the school’s athletic director by February 15th at 11:59pm. If the AD did not receive the link to this agreement, then contact the Indoor State Meet Chair listed at https://www.oatccc.com/Contact-Us/
  8. Do the Board-approved coaches of the Board-approved team need to be paid members of the OAT&CCC? All coaches who are coaching athletes at the OATCCC State Meet must be paid members of the OAT&CCC for that calendar year. No coaches will be allowed into the meet for the purpose of coaching if they are not paid members of the OAT&CCC.
  9. What if a coach arrives at the State Meet and is not a paid member of the OAT&CCC? That coach must submit their membership & payment online then show proof of this to receive in order to gain access to the meet. This may be done at: https://www.oatccc.com/Coaches/Membership/Join/
  10. How many coaches per team will be admitted to the meet? All coaches who are 2023 OAT&CCC members are admitted to the meet at no charge. However, the only coaches allowed on the infield are those coaching field events.

State Meet Qualification Information

  1. Will a mark achieved while an athlete or relay team competed as an unattached athlete or relay team count as a qualifying mark for the State Meet? All qualifying marks must be achieved while that athlete or relay team competed for their Board-approved indoor track & field team. The athlete’s or relay’s affiliation cannot be retroactively changed to associate that athlete or relay team with a Board-approved indoor track & field team.
  2. Can marks from any indoor meet from that season be accepted as qualifying marks to the State Meet? Only marks achieved in meets using MileSplit as the registration platform shall be accepted. These meets may be held in any state from December 1, 2022 through February 19, 2023.
  3. What marks are eligible for the State Meet? The marks listed on the final top 40 performance list as posted by Ohio
  4. How many marks qualify for the State Meet? The top 24 marks declared.
  5. How many athletes from the same team can qualify to the State Meet in each individual event? Coaches may only declare TWO competitors to compete in an event from the top 40 list. Note: only ONE relay team per school is eligible to compete even if the event is not full.

Meet Day Information

  1. Will the NFHS and OHSAA uniform rules be in effect?
  2. Can relay alternates come to the meet if they are not already competing in another event? However, they must pay to enter the meet as a spectator unless already competing in another event. Alternates will not receive admission wristbands to enter the facility.
  3. Will there be a livestream of the event? MileSplit Ohio will livestream the event. A paid subscription is needed to access the stream. Get more info at: www.oh.milesplit.com
  4. Will there be live results posted? Lightning Timing will have live results posted at: www.lightningtiming.com
  5. Will there be heat/flight sheets available for coaches at the meet? Heat/flight sheets will be available online at www.lightningtiming.com and www.oatccc.com to print prior to coming to the meet.
  6. Will the meet be scored? The top 2 athletes from each team may score with the top eight marks of those eligible athletes scoring in each event. Scoring as follows 1st through 8th place: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.
  7. Will there be awards? The top 8 in each event will receive a medal.
  8. Will there be team championship awards?
  9. Will there be meet t-shirts for sale? YES. There will be t-shirts available on-site. No pre-orders will be available.  Cash and credit/debit cards will be accepted.  Exact change is appreciated if using cash.

Who to contact with other questions?

Anjanette Whitman

OAT&CCC Vice President

awhitman@LutheranWest.com

Information for the 2022 Indoor State Championship Meet be found by using the links on this page. Additionally, you can download the meet information documents below.

Downloads


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