Category Archives: Indoor Track

Indoor Track Open In Midst Of Unusual Run

On paper, the CIAC Indoor Track & Field Open Championship results might be easy to predict. The start lists have been posted and most of the athletes just showed off what they can do on the track within the last week at the divisional championships. Along with that, as mentioned on the CIACcast preview of the divisionalContinue Reading

Boys & Girls Indoor Track Committee Meeting Minutes 9/3/15

BOYS AND GIRLS INDOOR TRACK COMMITTEE MINUTES September 3, 2015 Members present:  Bill Baron, Corey Bernier, Brian Collins, Rich Kosta, Betty Remigino-Knapp, Brian LaFontaine, Tammy Schondelmayer, Doug Sharples, Dave Tetlow, Donn Friedman, Steve Wysowski, Chair and Joe Tonelli, CIAC. Call to Order – The meeting was called to order by Steve Wysowski at 3:30 p.m.Continue Reading

Linked Up Winter Championships – 2015

Nearly one month exactly. That’s how long it took to crown 35 CIAC team winter champions across eight sports. The first Indoor Track & Field Class title was decided on February 23rd, and after a riveting weekend of competition at Mohegan Sun and Yale, the championships have concluded. Battling snow, cold, and mostly the competition,Continue Reading

Start Time Change For Indoor Track Open Championship

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Due to the incoming inclement weather, the start time for the Indoor Track & Field Open Championship has been changed. The event will begin at 10 a.m. instead of the previously scheduled 12 p.m. The event will still be held at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven. Check CIAC TournamentContinue Reading

2015-16 Season Limitations Changes

In August the CIAC Board of Control approved changes for the season limitations and practice dates for the 2015-16 season beginning in the fall 2015. The changes were approved after the 2014-15 CIAC Handbook went to print, therefore the on-line edition has incorrect dates listed for 2015-16. The CIAC has attempted to share the correctContinue Reading

Removal of Jewelry Prohibition Highlights Track & Field Rule Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Effective with the 2015 high school track and field season, the prohibition of jewelry will be eliminated. This was one of several rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at its June 16-18 meeting in Indianapolis. The committee’s recommendations were subsequentlyContinue Reading

Linked Up  – Winter Championships

Linked Up – Winter Championships

Remarkable. That is just one of the many adjectives that describes the CIAC winter championship season, which was capped off by an enthralling series of games and meets. The final championship weekend featured three overtime games, numerous records being set, thrilling finishes and incredible team and individual performances. All of the competitors should be laudedContinue Reading

NFHS Network CIAC Indoor Track & Field Open Championship Highlights

After a great fall season of NFHS Network championship coverage, the past two weekends have continued that trend with coverage of the track and field championships. At the Open Indoor Track & Field Championships there were a plenty of noteworthy performances in what turned out to be thrilling, taught team competitions. Trying to pick outContinue Reading

Pole Vault Box Requirement Highlights Track & Field Rule Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The installation of pole vault planting box padding permitted under Rule 7-5-24 will be a requirement in high school track and field beginning with the 2014-15 season. This was one of 13 rules changes approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at itsContinue Reading

CIAC Concussion Management Policy

CIAC Concussion Management Policy

The issue of concussions and brain injury has been a focus of the CIAC for many years, and with new information coming to the fore, the critical importance of this issue has come into sharper focus. Through its policies and requirements the CIAC has made great effort to protect the well-being of student-athletes. It hasContinue Reading