Championships - Indoor Track and Field
Section VI High School Indoor Track & Field Meet (Waiting Area). Friday. Jimmy Carnes Indoor Track and Field Meet - Jan 24, Gainesville, FL, USTiming/Results by: Half-mile Timing - Gainesville - FL Mens 55m. ISLIP Saturday, December Coaches Meet AM. KINGS PARK Saturday, December Bishop Loughlin AM. HUNTINGTON Saturday, December
Athletes may not be entered into events for which they would not be eligible to compete. An athlete is considered entered into an individual event at the time team entries are submitted. Relay entries become final at the time of check-in with meet clerk. Any athlete who participates in meets and is not listed on the original RIIL eligibility list or any official additional list on file with the League Office, shall be subject to the provisions of Article 6, Section 5 Penalties.
Athletes legally declared in all running events with qualifying rounds must honestly participate.
An athlete must compete as necessary to advance to the next round of competition or be barred from all remaining competitions of the Meet. After a deadline for confirmation has been set or a scratch meet held a competitor must compete in the events entered or be barred from all subsequent competitions of the meet.
An athlete failing to start or take a trial other than a designated passor who quits an event, shall be considered to have abandoned the competition and shall not participate in any subsequent events.
An athlete may not elect to pass all trials in an event. No school may make any changes to the schedule. The Director s of Track shall work with the State Meet Director, coaches, and officials in carrying out the program. Any request for a change requires the permission of the Director of Track as well as the consent of all schools involved.
Fighting and unsportsmanlike penalties will be within the authority of the officials at all times at the contest site. In the absence of the Director of Track or an RIIL appointed supervisor, the coaches of the respective teams shall act as the officials of all RIIL track meets and shall supervise said meets in accordance with these rules.
A State Meet Director shall be appointed annually by the Committee. The Director s of Track shall make adequate provisions for supervising meets. Entries for the Class and State Meets must be submitted at a time and manner designated by the Director s of Track. Penalty for late entries: One of the last track and field events to develop was the pole vaultwhich stemmed from competitions such as the Fierljeppen contests in the Northern European Lowlands in the 18th century.
An early model of hurdling at the Detroit Athletic Club in Discrete modern track and field competitions, separate from general sporting festivals, were first recorded in the 19th century.
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These were typically organised by educational institutionsmilitary organisations and sports clubs as competitions between rival establishments. The Royal Shrewsbury School Hunt is the oldest running club in the world, with written records going back to and evidence that it was established by Runners were entered by "owners" and named as though they were horses.
The AAA Championshipsthe de facto British national championships despite being for England only, have been held annually since 3 July with breaks only during two world wars and — American athlete Jim Thorpe lost his Olympic medals having taken expense money for playing baseball, violating Olympic amateurism rules, before the Games.
The establishment of the modern Olympic Games at the end of the 19th century marked a new high for track and field. The Olympic athletics programmecomprising track and field events plus a marathon race, contained many of the foremost sporting competitions of the Summer Olympics.
The Olympics also consolidated the use of metric measurements in international track and field events, both for race distances and for measuring jumps and throws.
The Olympic athletics programme greatly expanded over the next decades, and track and field contests remained among the Games' most prominent. The Olympics was the elite competition for track and field, and only amateur sportsmen could compete.
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Track and field continued to be a largely amateur sport, as this rule was strictly enforced: Jim Thorpe was stripped of his track and field medals from the Olympics after it was revealed that he had taken expense money for playing baseball, violating Olympic amateurism rules, before the Games. His medals were reinstated 29 years after his death.
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association held their first Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship inmaking it one of the most prestigious competitions for students, and this was soon followed by the introduction of track and field at the inaugural World Student Games in Alice Milliat argued for the inclusion of women at the Olympics, but the International Olympic Committee refused.
She founded the International Women's Sports Federation in and, alongside a growing women's sports movement in Europe and North America, the group initiated of the Women's Olympiad held annually from to These events ultimately led to the introduction of five track and field events for women in the athletics at the Summer Olympics. Also inphysical education advocate Zhang Ruizhen called for greater equality and participation of women in Chinese track and field.
Marking an increasingly inclusive approach to the sport, major track and field competitions for disabled athletes were first introduced at the Summer Paralympics. Carl Lewis was among the athletes who helped increase track and field's profile. With the rise of numerous regional championships, as well as the growth in Olympic-style multi-sport events such as the Commonwealth Games and the Pan-American Gamescompetitions between international track and field athletes became widespread.