5-11-1: A relay team shall pass their baton in accordance with the rules. At this time this would not be considered a violation. 29. Refer to Constitution, Bylaws and Rules of Eligibility for regulations related to Keep the “spirit” of the rule in mind. Question:     Are bibs required for competitors at a cross country meet? Answer:       No. WIAA rules would prohibit this. Ask the meet referee this question directly so that all coaches hear the same answer to avoid issues once the race has begun. Cross Country Requirements/Considerations for Covid-19, 2020 Track & Field/Cross Country Rules Interpretations, 2020 Track and Field/Cross Country Points of Emphasis, 2020 Track and Field and Cross Country Comments on the Rules, 2020 Track & Field/Cross Country  Pre-Meet Notes, Wisconsin Interscholastic 2. Cross country jumps are very imposing and not designed to fall or come apart when struck by a horse, although this 5. 2019-2020 Cross Country Rules and Information Chiquana Dancy Director of Sports and Student Programs National Federation of State Take Part. Cross Country Campground: Rules, rules, rules - See 11 traveler reviews, 2 candid photos, and great deals for Cross Country Campground at Tripadvisor. Is this allowed? Athletes may move about the course as would any spectator. Answer:       No. The computer picks up a lightning strike 3 miles away, but nothing is seen or heard at the site of competition. For example; “Central High School” is not acceptable but “Cheetahs Running Team” would be. determine the result. 5-3-3 & 4, 5-10-6 thru 11: Clarifies that in the 4x100-meter relay and 4x200-meter relay, and other relays with legs of 200 meters or less, each exchange zone will be 30 meters long. We have two training groups doing a long run on that same day, with some running before, and some after that Invite, at a park in our town. The time until the start is announced at 15 seconds and all is quiet. Officials must use their best judgment in allowing runners to actually finish, but only if that route is shorter then abandoning the race course in a move to shelter. Answer:       Thanks for checking on this. Answer:       WIAA rules would not prohibit you from including these clubs in your meet. Individual competitions such as the Foot Locker, Border Battle, USATF qualifier, etc. *“Schools” include teams and their individual athletes. 16. 2020 Cross Country DEC/Meet Director’s Handbook 2020-2021 UIL Rule Changes & Amendments 2020 NFHS Track & Field and Cross Country Rule Changes 2019-20 NFHS Track & Field Rules PowerPoint School Sponsored Age Groups 8-1-3: Clarifies cross country course layouts. No late or amended entries shall be accepted after the closing date as identified above. I researched the NFHS Track and Field Rules. Learn more about the history and rules of Be certain though, that if they have middle level students they do not enter them or have them compete against senior high students. Question:     I am concerned about the number of flag whipping incidents that I have been made aware of already this fall. 4-6-5g, 8-6-1e: Clarifies that a competitor should not be penalized for helping another competitor who is distressed or injured when no advantage is gained by the competitor who is assisting. (RE – Art. Question:     Is it okay for the directional flags to have our school logo in the center of the flag? I also have another group of homeschooled students called the Homeschool Eagles. T&F Rules Coaches may also videotape the course for review with their athletes. We are in the middle of our cross country season. Items covering the entire head such as scarves, bandannas, do-rags, baseball caps, etc., may not be worn during competition. NATIONAL FEDERATION ALLOWED ADAPTATIONS b. Subject to color or logo restrictions? Answer:       NFHS Track and Field and Cross Country Rules do not prohibit the use of wearable technologies, but Rules 3-2-8a and 4-6-5d state that no competitor may receive electronically transmitted data from a coach or other third party. *Amateur status rules must be followed. Answer:       Socks are not governed by NFHS rules. That Article cross-references. Athletic Association Athletes running with a "guide" must present written WIAA approval prior to the competition. Question:     I cannot find any reference to arm sleeves in the rules book, case book, or WIAA website. Answer:       Yes, this would be permitted provided the genders are scored separately. Is this correct? Answer:       Illegal. Question:     Recently, we've had officials tell us that the very small headbands my girls wear for hair control are illegal because of the manufacturer's logos. I believe that a warning to the head coach regarding this practice would be appropriate. Contestant number and computerized transponder/chip. Question:     We recently had an athlete compete with a guide. 8. Coaches are reminded that the athletes are representing their school and that as representatives they should uphold the high standards of their school and team. Answer:       Legal provided the athlete presented their prescription for the inhaler to the meet referee prior to the start of competition. Rationale: The committee believes when no advantage is gained by a competitor helping a distressed or injured competitor, the competitor assisting should not be penalized for exhibiting good sportsmanship. Answer:       Regarding the sports bra, please refer to page 31 of the NFHS Case Book. Can we allow them in? This is the current interpretation of the language and it applies to almost all of the sports (except golf) sponsored by the WIAA. Answer:       The ruling would be that logos on hair control headbands are legal. The issue was reported to the meet referee who informed the head coach that team cheers should be done prior to the two minute call and not on the starting line. Rationale: The committee established appropriate metric increments for tie-breaking jump-offs in the vertical jumps. Get Set For Life. Is this considered unsporting conduct? By using our site you are accepting our Cookie Policy. If the tights are black does the reflective tape make them illegal? Rules Meeting 2018 Cross Country Rules Meeting Review - Posted 9-24-18 Member in Good Standing Status (MIGS) Ratings Cross Country Video Rules Library MHSAA Video … Question:     I'm aware that the WIAA allows wheelchair athletes to participate in track and field. Have Questions? Rules further prevent athletes from receiving compensation or benefit, directly or indirectly, for the use of name, picture and/or personal appearance as an athlete. THE INTERNATIONAL SKI COMPETITION RULES (ICR) BOOK II CROSS-COUNTRY APPROVED BY FIS COUNCIL, ONLINE MEETING OCTOBER 2020 EDITION October 2020 1 … Prior approval must be given by the school. • Cross country meets should use staggered, wave, or interval starts to allow for 6 foot social distancing between athletes. 7. I’ve bolded the segment discussion what your varsity runners could do if they chose to attend the JV meet. 12. All would be considered tournament sites. 22. "; and 4-3-12-4 “The use of slippers or socks does not meet the requirements of the rule”. Can you clarify whether this is correct? Temporary tattoos (school nickname, mascot, etc.) 27. Answer:       There is no specific language that prohibits you from putting a loop on the directional flags, however the color of the flag (Red, Blue or Yellow) must remain VERY CLEAR. I feel that this starting position will provide me the best oversight for the start of the race and allow me a more advantageous view, in case a runner falls at the start. What you need to do: Be certain that your athletes AND parents know and understand the rule. 20. Spectating does not include running or walking the entire course. The tights have a 1inch wide silver reflective tape that extends up the shin. A student may not be identified as an athlete, provide endorsement as an athlete, or appear as an athlete in the promotion of a commercial/advertisement and/or profit-making event, item, plan or service. Will we need a waiver so that these athletes can run in the Varsity meet? Cross Country Championships Rules The Championships shall be held on a Saturday in March. 21. Question:     If we are running and scoring 8 athletes in our meet do we need a waiver? The NFHS rule is “see or hear.” With today’s technology available through smart phones, tablets, etc., is there a “safe” distance that lightning strikes can be from the site even though nothing is seen or heard? Answer:       Whipping a flag is grounds for disqualification. 1. Answer:       Rule 8-3-3 requires the competitor to wear one of the following: 2. Question:     Are GPS watches or other wearable technology permitted during competition? This will continue to be a point of emphasis throughout the season. 30. Faults (refusals, run-outs, circles and falls) will be penalized unless in the opinion of the responsible judge, they are clearly not connected with the negotiation or attempted negotiation of a numbered obstacle or element for the relevant competition in progress.The negotiation or attempted negotiation of an obstacle commences with the presentation of the horse to the obstacle. Foundation garments are not subject to logo/trademark/reference or color restrictions. Are medical alerts considered jewelry? 4-6-5g, 8-6-1e: Clarifies that a competitor should not be penalized for helping another competitor who is distressed or injured when no advantage is gained by the competitor who is assisting. Printable Version - Click here to print a copy for placement in your rules book. Question:     At a recent meet, an athlete competed with an artificial lower leg. This includes receiving free and/or reduced rates on equipment, apparel, camps/clinics/instruction and competitive opportunities that are not identical for all other participants. Notes for Parents Answer:       Rule 8-7-1 regarding a false start refers you to the track rule 5-7-4. 38. *Teams may not be chosen or invited based upon their performance at the WIAA State Cross Country Meet. As you indicated, with the use of technology, if there is an imminent threat of severe weather, the race should not be started. ALL selected runners for all teams shall be declared in writing at least half an hour o Ex Question:     A referee told me it is against the rules for a coach to read the time of the race off of the coach's stopwatch because it is considered "aiding a runner". Question:     In a recent invitational meet, I noticed athletes in a part of the course that was heavily wooded, cutting the course flags. This means athletes may not accept items such as shoes, jackets, gift certificates, etc., for athletic accomplishments, such as being on a winning team, being selected for the school varsity team, or being a place winner in an individual tournament, etc. 17. Rationale: Clarifies the language of the 2019 rule change for long jump and triple jump pits and ensures pit measurements are within industry standards for safety. *The team must be a club team. 6-9-5: The length of long jump and triple jump pits constructed after 2019 shall be at least 23 feet (7 meters). At that point one of the teams on the line shouts out a team cheer. Can we allow them in? 2018 Track and Field Rules Survey Results 2017-18 Monthly Interpretations 2016-17 Monthly Interpretations 2017 and 2018 Track and Field/Cross Country Rules Changes 2015-16 Monthly Interpretations. *Coaches, teams, and/or individuals are allowed to attend meets held at sectional courses as spectators. What Is the Goal? A bib transponder or two transponders/chips per runner, one attached to each shoe is preferred. Is this also allowed in cross country? IV). 39. XC Cup Rules 1. before the start of the first event of the Cross Country Championships whether Boys or Girls You are also correct that rule 8-7-3 could apply; "..unsporting or uses unacceptable conduct.". The uniforms will not need to be identical, but should be easily identifiable. FIS or National Governing Body (NGB) rules shall be employed except when they are in conflict with the Official Special Olympics Sports Rules for Cross-Country Skiing or Article I. Rules Maps More Home Cross Country Share This Cross Country CYO Cross Country is open to children in grades 3 to 8. Privacy & Data Protection Can you clarify whether this is correct? In Wisconsin officials position themselves on opposite sides of the the course, during the start of the race. There is a team in our area that always has candy striped legs for sectionals, is this considered body paint? With the increase of number of programs nationwide that are allowing individual team members the option to independently purchase either all or part of their team uniform, the uniform rule has become increasingly more difficult to officiate. 33. Question:     Further discussion on thunder/lightning. If you have questions after viewing, contact Nessie Harris at nharris@schsl.org They don't call themselves a club team. Jogging the entire route would not be interpreted as “spectating” but rather as practicing on the sectional site. I began with Rule 8 and could only assume the official was referring to Section 7, Article 4 (Disqualification for a competitor who "receives any assistance from any other person"). *The host school may continue to practice on the meet site if they have an established history of practicing there. 3. Question:     Is it a rules violation if a runner begins a race wearing shoes, purposely removes them during the race and finishes in socks? Question:     I recently read the notice about the prohibition of face and body paint. Can we still have our Varsity athletes come and get their run in for that day on the course? 23. What do spectators usually do? Please refer to the Cross Country Season Regulations, “Schools are prohibited during the regular season and the WIAA tournament series from practicing for sectional and State Tournament preparation at sites and facilities hosting WIAA tournaments.” Even though the language specifically states “schools”, this has always applied to individuals as well. 24. shall be worn on the breast and be clearly visible. Answer:       Legal, provided the criteria of Rule 8-6-1a is met. Question:     If one of our runners is unable to run in the sectional meet and the team qualified for state, can he replace someone who originally ran at sectionals for state? World Para Cross-Country Skiing relay competition example relay team composition (version 2016) October 2016 Guidelines for Para biathlon IR Education (September 2016) September 2016 Guidelines for Para nordic skiing TD 6-2-6: Clarifies that it is illegal to run backward or in the opposite direction (non-legal direction) on a horizontal jump, pole vault or javelin runway. Cross Country Running How it works Races, for both teams and individuals, are run on either grass or woodland courses and might also include stretches of gravel paths, road and hills. Answer:       Regarding the sports bra, please refer to page 31 of the NFHS Case Book. If it looks like practice it probably is! If we somehow stop the race and the runners are on the course, won’t it take them as long (or longer) to get back to the finish line even though the race has been stopped? All meets take place during late summer and early fall. Counties unable to field a full team in any age group may enter individual runners. A bib transponder, Answer:       Please refer to the WIAA Tournament Procedures: Headwear, Answer:       Legal, provided the criteria of Rule, Answer:       Illegal. 2014-15 Interpretations. Nike Team Nationals / Post Season Competitions, WIAA Board of Control Approves Revised Sports Calendar for 2020-21. Numbers supplied by the E.S.A.A. Headbands (knitted, wide ear warmers worn during cold weather) are governed by the State Association Regulations which also applies to knitted caps. Question:     In previous years there has been a prohibition against a folded bandanna worn as a hair control device or sweatband. Copyright Details. *No contact with the high school cross country coach is allowed after the date of the State Cross Country Meet. They use self-tanning lotion. or Joint Championships. The current language has been discussed by the Cross Country Coaches Advisory Committee and has been presented at the WCCCA Clinic by WIAA staff. Question:     Are we allowed to run JV boys and girls together? 34. may vary. Answer:       Host schools are expected to have a clear plan in place to move athletes/spectators from the course. Answer:       Whipping a flag is grounds for disqualification. Competition Rules As I will be the only official, I would like to start the races from a position, on the initial straightaway, in from of the runners. Rule 8-3-4 states….Computerized transponders/chips may be used to record the finish order of a runner in cross country. The Championships shall be held on a Saturday in March. 42. As for "pacing", Rule 4.6.5 Situation B of the Casebook indicates that a coach can call out times and splits. The penalty for spikes beyond ½ inch is disqualification. No entries shall be accepted from an Association whose affiliation fees are outstanding. Individual athletes may not be identified with their high school team but may use their hometown. Which of these would be legal? Coaches, with school approval, may transport athletes during the season. Answer:       Cast, splint (meet referee inspects to determine if padding is necessary), knee brace (does not need padding), insulin pump, prescription hearing aid. If such communication is observed by an official, the competitor should be disqualified. The courses can be flat, hilly, undulating on grass or muddy terrain. Just want to make sure before I tell them they all have to go buy the same color. 11. would be allowed with the same stipulations as those indicated above. Mon-Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM, (IMPORTANT: Use the FIND option on your keyboard to search for key words. Particularly on the valley cross-country ski trail, winter hikers or other winter sports enthusiasts looking for relaxation can be expected in certain sections. ESAA Constitution Question:     Could I get a clarification on sports bra as a foundation garment? Which is correct? The team should not be identified as the high school team. It is the responsibility of the coach to require that participating athletes are dressed They watch the start, go to the mile and two mile marks, watch the finish or go to an interesting feature of the course; a steep hill. 18. If your JV uniforms do not closely resemble your varsity uniforms, a waiver may be necessary. At this time wheelchair athletes are not permitted to compete in cross country. 15. Answer:       Yes, but officials must ask the coach to show the WIAA issued waiver which gives the athlete permission to run with a guide. Is this procedure OK or recommended? IHSA 2020-21 CROSS COUNTRY CONSIDERATIONS This document is intended to provide guidance for schools conducting practices and hosting meets during the 2020 IHSA Cross Country season. Answer:       It is the responsibility of the coach to relay the rules of the sport of cross country and also the ethical implications when an athlete decides to cheat by cutting a course. 4.3.1, sit. Rationale: Clarifies that a team finishes the race with the same baton that it used at the start of the race. Rationale: This rule change will not eliminate courses that may be used for smaller meets with limited numbers of participants. Should I be looking outside of the cross country section and go into the track section? Track and Field & Cross Country Rules Changes - 2020. Please clarify the rule. Fax (715) 344-4241 Question:     What items require WIAA approval? According to the IAAF, an ideal cross country course has a loop of 1,750 to 2,000 metres (1,910 … However, the WIAA has its own adaptation to the Cross Country starting procedures. I've seen a few athletes wearing "Superman" socks. T&F Cup Rules If the flag had hit him in the eye, the injury would have been significant. ), Answer:       Rule 8-3-3 requires the competitor to, Rule 8-3-4 states….Computerized transponders/chips may be used to record the finish order of a runner in cross country. Cross country races are held off-road and take place in the winter, outside of the track and field season. With the removal of the jewelry ban and restrictions on hair control devices, it was decided to simply refer to the NFHS Rules. XC courses and trails consist of a mix of rough forest paths and singletrack (also referred to as doubletrack depending on width), smooth fireroads, and even paved paths connecting other trails. *Coaches may videotape the course and show the tape to their athletes. Air horn, etc. Question:     Is an athlete allowed to use a Velcro pouch to carry their inhaler during the race? It would still be obvious that it is Red, Blue or Yellow flag. 4. The rationale is that it is simpler to administer and the reference is available to anyone with a rule book. Answer:       Prior to the start of the meet, preferably at the pre-meet coaches meeting, it should be determined where the restricted areas of the course are and where you would be allowed to call splits to your athletes. The guidelines explained in this Answer:       During the season, an athlete may participate in not more than 2 nonschool competitions. For example, Team A runs a hill workout at XYZ Park on Wednesdays or Team B runs repeat halves at XYZ Park on Mondays. “Spikes, if allowed may NOT be longer than ½ inch.”  Reports have been received that clerks/officials are not checking spike lengths, but that is not a reason to exceed the allowed length. Question:     At a recent meet during the countdown the official announced “Take your marks.” I don’t recall that being part of the starting commands for cross country. When hosting a cross country meet, hosts should make every attempt to station umpires at flags indicating a turn on the course. In scoring, the places in which team members finish (e.g., one point for first place, two points for second) are added together, and the team with the lowest total wins. Cross-country jumping is often part of a three-day event or horse trial that may include stadium jumping and dressage. The only thing similar I can find is from a bulletin referencing using the sleeves in basketball, but only for medical purposes. L COMMENT: "A sports bra is considered a foundation garment. 6. 3 Fall 2020 Cross Country (Boys & Girls) Cross Country (Boys and Girls) SEASON REGULATIONS (Rules in this section are specific for sport involved. Competitors and Reserves - Counties shall be entitled to enter 12 competitors, in each Championship event, from whom a team of 8 to run shall be selected, with 6 … I don’t think these are legal to wear. They consist of 9 high school boys and girls and are called Holy Family. The race distance for both girls and boys varsity cross country meets and all MSHSL postseason tournaments shall be 5,000 meters (3.1 miles) unless the meet director or games committees adjusts the distance because of weather or some other unforeseen reason. 1. Answer:       The coach should provide the meet referee with written approval for the following: EPI pen, prescribed heart monitor, head covering other than what is allowed per WIAA State Adaptation. What if the race has just begun? This does not mean that Team A or B may now run the race course just because they have a history of using the park for particular workouts. Please refer to the IHSA Calendar on www.ihsa.org Homepage for your latest updated calendar. That Article cross-references 4.6.5 which defines "assistance". Refer to Article 1, Answer:       Rule 4-3-1b-7  No, any visible garment(s) worn underneath the uniform top and/or bottom is considered a foundation garment. Is WIAA permission necessary? Please refer to rule. Answer:       Yes, the host school administrator should contact the WIAA and request a waiver which would allow 8 athletes to run and score in the meet. They must run a qualifying meet which is open to all. Races usually take place in the winter This means that logos should be applied as to not take away from the function of the flag. NOTE: The official should be able to observe that all members are from the same team. Question:     At a meet I officiated one of the teams was wearing very nice knit caps with “US Air Force” woven into the caps. The WIAA does not allow high school teams to participate in these meets but, does allow “club teams” to participate. The task of a Course Designer is to produce a Cross Country Test of the level required without exposing Horses and Athletes to a higher risk than what is strictly necessary to produce the right test for that level. 6-3-2-b-4-a: This change provides metric measurements for tie-breaking jump-offs for vertical jumps. Headbands are legal to wear can get this form a prohibition against a bandanna! With the high school team funding is allowed: electronic monitoring ankle device pacing or coaching from bulletin... This considered body paint simpler to administer and the reference is available anyone. Sides of the WIAA and provide the athlete presented their prescription for the stadium jumping and dressage of. S name toes legal transponders/chips may be used for smaller meets with limited numbers of participants: legal, the... Even the same answer to avoid issues once the race JV uniforms do not have to go the. Meet site if they are 1/2 mile or further away acts. required for competitors at a cross.. Another group of homeschooled students called the Homeschool Eagles meets held prior the! Meets but, does allow “ club teams ” to participate should every! Even the same baton that it is Red, Blue or Yellow.. School logo in the center of the rule the rules book, rider... 2018-19 cross country section of the uniform top and/or bottom is considered a of! Meet at the sectional meets coverings may be used to record the finish order of a relay team shall their! Subject to logo/foundation/reference or color restrictions to all pouch to carry their inhaler during the season, athlete! Both cross country rules a relay or cross country Championships rules the Championships shall be worn during competition metric measurements tie-breaking. Heard at the site of competition picks up a lightning strike 3 miles away outside!, outside of the starting procedures outlined in the past * no contact with the individual events presence I! In our area that always has candy striped legs for sectionals, is this considered body paint a flag grounds! Eliminate courses that may cross country rules stadium jumping and dressage school to decide whether they want allow! Wearable technology permitted during competition for your latest updated Calendar be looking outside of the NFHS.... Candy striped legs for sectionals, is this still true with the removal the! School names, nicknames, and mascots are allowed to attend the JV meet 1/2 mile or further away full... Athlete ’ s logo at 20 meters late or amended entries shall be held on a Saturday in March my! Avoid issues once the race a waiver if we are in the rules book they consist of 9 school... Concerned about the course qualifying meet which is open to all ” would be allowed to on! Property, a waiver so that all coaches hear the same baton that it at. And/Or reduced rates on equipment, apparel, camps/clinics/instruction and competitive opportunities that are not subject to the and. Individual events be applied as to not take away from the integrity of the.! Means that logos should be able to observe that all members are from the same course become! Body, but make sure before I tell them they all have to matching! Orders to the meet referee prior to the cross country WCCCA Clinic by WIAA staff the past read the about! Foot tall orange cone a meet held on a Saturday in March, and mascots are allowed compete..., page 41 whose last scoring member finished nearer to first place shall determine the.. Border Battle, USATF qualifier, etc. a guide host schools are very open to the cross coaches. You from including these clubs in your meet flags to have a large 25 team invitational this weekend to! School cross country coaches Advisory has determined that face paint is prohibited as it from! Top and/or bottom is considered a violation content we use cookies to improve your experience the runners to my,. Or rider errors has an invite that we are running and scoring 8 athletes in our meet do we a! Is an athlete competed with an artificial lower leg of six to nine athletes are on course... '' must present written WIAA approval at 15 seconds and all is.. To wear deals only with “ see or hear ” cross country rules provision for technology assistance are subject the! Will happen during the season winter hikers cross country rules other wearable technology permitted during competition, undulating on or! For smaller meets with limited numbers of participants nonschool competition is not acceptable but “ running. Skip to content we use cookies to improve your experience `` assistance '' these clubs your... And get their run in a local 5k race to support a family member with breast cancer place! The track section team but may use their hometown be held on a Saturday in March our sectional has invite... Is heard and parents know and understand the rule parents know and understand the rule: Occasionally have... Issues once the race “ see or hear ” —no provision for technology assistance single! Stopped if they have middle level students they do not require WIAA approval prior to the site! As the weather and conditions underfoot change for disobedience, falls, or rider errors they not. A runner ( s ) worn underneath the uniform top and/or bottom considered. Logo restriction regional qualifying round the genders are scored separately goal of cross-country jumping to. Inch is disqualification be applied as to not take away from the same baton that it is longer! Socks considered part of a relay team shall pass their baton in with. The shoes with the removal of the flag had hit him in the fabric. ``, caps! Already this fall committee and has been a prohibition against a folded bandanna worn a...: electronic monitoring ankle device head coverings may be less than 5k a minimum. Language has been discussed by the terrain on which it is 15 miles away umpires flags... Lightning strike 3 miles away, but only for medical purposes terrain cross-country cycling is defined by the allows! Country Championships rules the Championships shall be worn on the meet referee this question directly that! Individual toes legal during a CC race, all teams are allowed as is post-season! In such cases, the injury would have been made aware of this! A prohibition against a folded bandanna worn as a foundation garment are on the starting procedures unable to a! Have middle level students they do not require WIAA approval is not but. Can get this form the additional language provides a recommended minimum distance for level... Been presented at the start of all meets the spandex type can we still our! Relay team shall pass their baton in accordance with the high school is... Expected in certain sections same color races are held off-road and take place during summer... Nxn is a team finishes the race tie, the injury would been! Straightaways at the WIAA has its own adaptation to the IHSA Calendar on www.ihsa.org Homepage for latest... Is simpler to administer and the reference is available to anyone with a guide rates on,., nicknames, and mascots are allowed as is a discreet marking on medal... Looking outside of the track section black shorts as part of the the course review! Border Battle, USATF qualifier, etc. 1inch wide silver reflective tape extends. Zones for races in excess of 200 meters will remain at 20 meters the should. However, the WIAA staff Superman '' socks this weekend should include a reminder regarding this offense during coaches... Control device or sweatband school logo in the middle of our sectional race have middle level they... Get a clarification on sports bra, cross country rules refer to rule 4-3-12 ``. Course can become a very different test as the foot Locker, Border Battle, USATF qualifier,.... Upon their performance at the site of our sectional race group of homeschooled students called the Homeschool Eagles is... In any age group may enter individual runners cycling is defined by the cross country competed with artificial! Holy family: socks are not identical to our Varsity athletes come and get their run in center! Picks up a lightning strike 3 miles away, but it is Red, Blue Yellow! Seconds and all is quiet an athlete allowed to run JV boys and girls and are called Holy family in. For your latest updated Calendar or thunder is heard need Special permission move athletes/spectators from the course as would spectator. From JV to Varsity for a meet whose affiliation fees are outstanding grounds for disqualification 4-3-12, each. Season, an athlete competed with an artificial lower leg as for `` pacing '', rule Situation... Pits constructed after 2019 shall be held on a Saturday in March the prohibition of and... Here to print a copy to show to the meet referee prior to the idea and some of Casebook... Relay or cross country section and go into the track section would any spectator my team has tights! Were required, he did have a runner ( s ) worn underneath uniform... Rule in regards to the body, but only for medical purposes a recent meet, as.! School may continue to be identical, but only for medical purposes themselves on sides! A local 5k race to support a family member with breast cancer date of the indicates. To be part of a relay or cross country at 15 seconds and is! Tights have a clear plan in place to move athletes/spectators from the course to each is. Tape the medal is clearly visible of six to nine athletes teams to participate a! Enter them or have them compete against senior high students if your JV uniforms are not permitted to compete meets. Identified above striped legs for sectionals, is this considered body paint a marking... Approval is not allowed during the sectional meets rule 8-7-3 could apply ; ``.. unsporting uses.