TRACK & FIELD

MHSA Staff Contact
Scott McDonald, Assistant Director
ph: 406-442-6010
e-mail -smcdonald@mhsa.org

The first track and field championships were held in Missoula at Montana State University in 1904-for boys only. This sport was the flagship for what was called State Interscholastics for the next 60 plus years and those events were always in Missoula each spring. Interscholastic included track and field, golf, tennis, thespians and journalism. There was but one class until 1939 when A and B champions were named, 1954 when AA, A and B champions were crowned; finally four classes were the same as basketball in 1956. Girls' competition was added in 1969 with A and B divided. In 1972 the classes were the same as boys'. The events are now identical for both genders except for the hurdle races. Montana was one of the first states to triple jump with both genders and the same was true in the pole vault.

Regular Season

Post Season Track and Field Information

Important dates - 2014-15 Season

First Practice Day:  March 9, 2015
*First Day for Competition:
  March 20, 2015
State Meet Dates:
May 22-23, 2015 - AA and B - Kalispell
State Meet Dates: May 22-23, 2015 - A and C - Laurel

*No individual shall compete in any Association contest until he/she has a minimum of ten (10) days of track and field practice and at least one practice session per day on ten (10) different days (no practice permitted on Sunday), prior to the date of the first allowable contest.

 
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2013-14 NFHS Track and Field Rule Changes

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2013-14 NFHS Track and Field Rule Changes Press Release

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2013-14 NFHS Track and Field Rule Interpretations

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VarVee - Helpful Hints for the Season

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Pole Vault Planting Box Rule Padding Rule Change

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2014 NFHS Track and Field Rules - Uniform and Disqualification Rules

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NFHS Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention Statement

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NFHS Suggested Guidelines for Management of Concussion in Sports

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VarVee - Track and Field Coach's User Guide

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VarVee - Athletic Directors' User Guide

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Hytek School Codes for MHSA Track and Field Meets

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2014 NFHS Track and Field Pre-Meet Notes

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A Parents Guide to Concussions in Sports - NFHS

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History of the Pole Vault

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Pole Vault Manufacturers Contact List

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Pole Vault Successful Skill Development Course

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Pole Vault Education and Certification Programs

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Games Wanted / Classified Ads

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Reducing Brain and Spinal Injuries

2013-14 MHSA Spring Tournament Locations - Sites and Dates

 

State Track and Field Meets - May 30-31, 2014

 

 

 

Past Champions

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Past champions girls - Track & Field

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Past champions boys - Track & Field

Link to past State Tournament Information

Handbook & Forms

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MHSA Handbook - Track and Field

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Track and Field Meet Financial Form

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PV#1 - Weight Verification
PV#1 - Weight Verificaton (Word Doc)

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PV#2 - Event Verification
PV#2 - Event Verification (Word Doc)

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Track and field diagrams

Clinics and Links

Class A and AA Qualifying Standards

Track and Field Tournament Manager Clinic

The 2013-14 MHSA / MOA Rules Clinics  are now online. The clinics will remain online for the entire year.  Click here and follow the appropriate links to view this clinic.

 

Montana High School Records Book

In addition to advancing from the divisional meets, Class AA and Class A Qualifying Standards are used as a means to qualify for the state meet. The current qualifying standards are shown here:

Class AA Qualifying Standards

Class A Qualifying Standards

To view the 2014 MHSA Class AA and Class A qualifying marks and all other MHSA Track and Field results, click on the following link for VarVee.com.    Then proceed to the Individual Leader boards, select the state of Montana and then select the sport of Track and Field.

 

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