South Dakota Changes

track and field

  1. Class AA shall now qualify competitors in individual events by allowing the top 24 entered performances into the State Meet. Qualifying standards are no longer applicable.

  2. If an athlete indicates they are "entered, but not running" at the Region Meet and actual participation numbers dictate, prelims can be eliminated and the event advance straight to finals.

  3. All Region Meets must be conducted on an eight-lane track.



SOUTH DAKOTA MODIFICATIONS TO NFHS RULES

  1. Distance for Girls' 100m Hurdles
    1. Start to first hurdle = 13 meters
    2. Distance between hurdles = 8 meters
    3. Last hurdle to finish = 15 meters