Athletics

RULES & REGULATIONS

CATEGORIES
Under 19 Boys & Girls ( Seniors )
Under 17 Boys & Girls ( Juniors )
Under 14 Boys & Girls ( Sub Junior )
Specially Abled Category

Under 19 – Boys & Girls
Under 17 – Boys & girls
Under 14 – Boys & Girls

ATHLETICS (for all categories)
a) Only two participants in each event will be permitted to participate from a region in each category.
b) One competitor can participate in three events only, excluding the relay.
c) Events for the Regional &National Athletic Meet 2018:
(i) Track events for boys :100 mtrs, 200 mtrs, 400 mtrs, 800 mtrs, 1500 mtrs, 110 mtrs Hurdles, 5 km walk & 4 x 100 mtrs Relay. (Note: 110 Mtrs hurdles is only for senior boys; Junior boys will have only 100 mtrs hurdles.)

(ii) Field events for boys: Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Shotput, Discus Throw & Javelin Throw.

(iii) Track events for girls: 100 mtrs, 200 mtrs, 400 mtrs, 800 mtrs, 100 mtrs Hurdles, 3 km walk & 4 x 100 mtrs Relay.

(iv) Field events for girls: Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Shotput, Discus Throw & Javelin Throw.

(v) Sub Juniors: Events for Sub Junior Boys & Girls only at REGIONAL LEVEL Athletics meet. They will not be qualified to move on to the Nationals. Only Juniors & Seniors will be moving on to the Nationals. The purpose of including Sub Juniors is to give them an exposure themselves to play in major tournaments.

(vi) Event for Sub Junior Boys &Girls : 100 mtr. 600mtr. long Jump, high jump, shot put, discus throw.

(vii)Specially abled students: Sub Junior’s category – Boys and Girls – for classes VI to VIIIEvents: 50mts, discuss throw & shot put.

Specially abled students: Juniors category – Boys and Girls – For classes IX &XEvents: 50mts, discuss throw & shot put.

Specially abled students: Seniors category – Boys and Girls – for classes

XI& XIIEvents: 50mts, discuss throw &shot put.

d)Throws :
Categories Shot Put Discus Throw Javelin Throw
Junior Girls 4 Kg 1 Kg 600 gm
Senior Girls 4 Kg 1 Kg 600 gm
Junior Boys 5 Kg 1.5 Kg 700 gm
Senior Boys 5 Kg 1.5 Kg 800 gm

e) Hurdles :
Distance Category Height of Hurdles No. of Flights First Hurdle from the starting point Other Hurdles’ Distance Distance from the last Hurdle to the finish.
100 mts. Jr. Girls 0.840 m 10 13 m 8.50 m 10.50 m
100 mts. Sr. Girls 0.840 m 10 13 m 8.50 m 10.50 m
100 mts. Jr. Boys 0.840 m 10 13 m 8.50 m 10.50 m
110 mts. Sr. Boys 0.99 m 10 13.72 m 9.14 m 14.2 m

f)Jumps :
Category Take off for Triple Jump Take off for Long Jump
Boys 9 m 1 m
Girls 8 m 1 m

g) All participants will be provided with two sets of chest numbers to be worn visibly on his/her chest and back. The size of the numbers shall not exceed 150 mm x 25 mm.

h) The participants should report to the Reporting booth at the first call. After the third call,no participant will be permitted to participate in that event. In case a participant is unable to report to the reporting booth for a valid reason, he/she should obtain prior permission from the officials through the manager/coach.

i) The Referee and the officials in charge of conducting the events should brief the participants before the commencement of each event regarding the track or lane rules, changing the track, pushing or tripping the competitors which will eventually lead to disqualification from a particular event or events.

j) Some of the events require heats to select the participants for the finals. The timing, and not the position at the heats, will decide the qualifiers for the finals.

k) The track umpires are assistants to the referee, without the power of decision.

l) During the 4×100 Relay, the baton must be carried in hand throughout the race. In case the baton is dropped, it should be picked up. The race will be invalid for a participant who finishes the race without the baton.

m) The baton shall be made of wood or light metal, which shall not be more than 300 mm and not less than 280 mm long; the thickness shall be 120 m and with a weight less than 50 gram. The baton shall be coloured so that its visibility is noticeable easily during the race.

The referee can disapprove of any baton if it is not made according to the specifications.

n)All regional /school team is required to use its proper uniform, tracksuit and sports kits. The participants can use spikes and starters (optional). No participant will be allowed to run bare foot.

o) Officials:
1 Field Director 11 Announcers
2 Field Marshal 12 Funnel Steward
3 Referee 13 Result Recorder
4 Medical Officer 14 Time Keepers
5 Track Judges 15 Final Controller
6 Judge’s Steward 16 Final Judge & Recorder
7 Time Keeper 17 Technical Manager
8 Competitors’ Steward 18 Press Steward
9 Starter 19 Event Store – Keeper
10 Umpires & Scorers 20 Jury of Appeal

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