2004-05 Track and Field Rules Revisions
3-2-4t By state association adoption, the
games committee may designate the use of the 40-degree or 34.92-degree
sectors in the shot and/or discus throw.
Rationale: Many high school track and field meets are conducted at college/university sites where the sectors are marked at 34.92 degrees.
Rationale: These changes more clearly define current practice and aligns this section with NFHS Rule 4-2.
Rationale: To minimize risk, the committee has clearly defined the number of entries allowed. This change also provides a clarification that allows NFHS, state associations and member schools to accurately and consistently enforce and interpret NFHS rules.
4-3-1b3 Full-length track jersey and track
shorts or body suit (one or two piece) issued by the school. (
3. The jersey and shorts or body suit (one or two piece) may have the school identification and the competitor’s name.
8. Remove “body suits.” (
Rationale: These changes reflect those that have been made in other NFHS rules and the new fabrics being utilized in uniforms.
Rationale: This penalty is consistent with other NFHS penalties and is designed to minimize risk at NFHS track events.