Georgia Middle School State Championships

Lilburn, GA

Meet Information

Online Registration Instructions

Entry Fee

Middle school or club Girls' or boys' team


Middle school or club Girls' and boys' team


Unattached athlete


Championship Event Rules

Entry Restrictions

Middle schools and clubs can enter 2 competitors in each event including field events, and 2 relays in each relay event. No athlete may enter more than 4 events including relays and field events.

Athlete Eligibility:

Any athlete in grade 6, 7 or 8 living in the state of Georgia may enter the event (or if home-schooled, the grade-equivalent). Athletes may compete on behalf of their respective middle schools or clubs, or compete unattached. Club athletes do not earn school-championship points.

Bib Numbers:

Each athlete must wear his or her own bib number for every race; bibs must be worn on the front of the uniform top.

Point Scoring:

Only the top 8 middle school competitors score points toward the state championship. Club athletes do not earn school-championship points. However, all competitors are eligible for advancement to the finals and individual awards, even if not competing on behalf of a school. The point schedule is 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1.


Medals are awarded to the top 8 competitors regardless of affiliation with a school or club (or unattached). Medals are awarded at the conclusion of the individual event, in the awards area.


Trophies are awarded to the following: top female athlete - field events; top male athlete - field events; top female athlete - track events; top male athlete - track events; first, second and third place girls' teams; first, second and third place boys' team; and, the overall middle school state champion - combined girls' and boys' team.

Competition Rulebook:

Georgia High School Association (GHSA) rules will be consulted.

Simultaneous Events:

Athletes entered in both track and field events should (a) tell the field clerk about the running event, (b) leave the field event and check-in for the running event; (c) remain in the running check-in area until called to the line, and (d) run then immediately return to the field event. Bars will not be lowered for returning athletes.

Field Events:

For throws and horizontal jumps, 4 attempts are permitted... Implements will be provided for the athletes The 5-alive protocol will be used for vertical jumps. Athletes may not cross the track to confer with their coaches or others during competition.

Running Events:

For running events with preliminaries, the top 12 athletes will advance to a 2-section final; the top 6 fastest times will compete in one heat. Athletes should check-in on first call and remain in the warm-up area until led to the track. Athletes who leave the area after check-in risk being scratched from the event.

Hurdle Height:

100/300m girls - 30". 100m/300m boys - 33".

Implement Weight and Minimum Marks:

Discus throw - 1k Girls and Boys. 59' girls, 78' boys.

High jump - 4'4" girls, 4'8" boys.

Long jump - 13' girls, 15' boys.

Pole vault - NA

Shot put - 6 lbs. Girls and 4k Boys. 27' girls, 32' boys.

Triple jump - 26' boys, 23' girls