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Meet Information

The team buses leave Linden Grove for meets at 3 PM.

Meets start at 4 PM with field events and the first track event.

Meet Event Order

Field Events are usually held before the running events. Because both boys and girls teams are at the same meet but don't compete against each other, the boys are designated as competing first on field events on even years, and the girls go first on odd years. 2018 is an even year so the boys will start with field events.

Sometimes both boys and girls will run in the same event (like the 3200m run) but they only score against other teams of the same gender (the boys don't really race the girls, etc., but against the boys on the other team(s), and vice versa).

Here are the events for a MHSAA meets in the order in which they are held.

Field Events

Even Years (2018, 2020):    Girls long jump and pole vault first
                                         Boys high jump and shot put first

Odd Years (2019, 2021):    Boys long jump and pole vault first
                                        Girls high jump and shot put first

Track Events

  1. 3200m Run (this event occurs during field competitions)
  2. 110m Hurdles Boys
  3. 100m Hurdles Girls
  4. 100m Dash
  5. 1600m Run
  6. 400m Varsity Relay
  7. 400m 7th Relay
  8. 400m Dash
  9. 800m Run
  10. 200m Dash
  11. 1600m Relay (4 x 400m)

Scoring Information

How do you keep score for a whole team for all these events?  Whose team wins? How many athletes in an event score points?  The depth of scoring determines how many athletes score points.  If a meet has a depth of scoring of three, then three places score points.  In a larger meet, the depth of scoring may be six, so then six places score points.  Relay events are slightly different.  Note that in a relay event at a dual meet,only the winning team scores points.  the number of teams competing in a meet usually determines the depth of the scoring.

# of Team Competing Individual Event Scoring Relay Event Scoring
2 5-3-1 5
3 5-3-2-1 5-3
4 6-4-3-2-1 6-4-2
5 8-6-4-2-1 8-6-4-2
6 10-8-6-4-2-1 10-8-6-4-2
7 or more (6 scoring) 10-8-6-4-2-1 10-8-6-4-2-1
7 or more (7 scoring) 10-8-6-4-3-2-1 10-8-6-4-3-2-1
7 or more (8 scoring) 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1