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02/23/24 – Updated Details for State Indoor Track & Field

February 23, 2024 Athletic Department Blog Updates


Prior to the final release of the Top 50 performances, the KHSAA wanted to try to answer questions that coaches have submitted this week as we head into the final day of the regular season. 


  • The State Meet event-by-event schedule has been posted:
  • Only Indoor performances will be accepted for the purpose of qualification.
  • Deadlines for indoor performances to be submitted to the MileSplit website for possible qualification to the KHSAA Indoor Championships will be Saturday, February 24th at 9:00 PM ET.
  • There is a limit of 2 athletes per school per event and 1 relay team per school, and excess qualifiers for a school will be noted on the performance list each week, and removed for the final listing.


  • The KHSAA will release an initial list of the top 24 performances on Sunday, February 25th.
  • Coaches will have time to review and withdraw any athletes from events by completing the appropriate online form. 
  • Please be advised, that this meet is not structured like previous coaches association meets where coaches have flexibility on entries. 
  • Coaches will only have the opportunity to ONLY withdraw an athlete, there are no open entries. 
    • Reasons for withdrawal could be, but are not limited to:
      • Injury/illness
      • Qualified in more than 4 events (school responsibility to check)
      • Unable to attend event
  • A school can have a max of 2 qualifiers per individual event, but both athletes must qualify through a regular season performance.
  • If a coach withdraws an athlete, the coach cannot make a substitution after the withdrawal is received. If the withdrawal is received before the withdrawal deadline, the KHSAA will pull in the next best qualifying time/mark.
  • The deadline will be announced with Sunday’s release of qualifiers.
  • Tentative plans to release the final performance list are for Wednesday, February 28th. 


About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 290 member schools, both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 229 state championships to 59 teams and 178 individuals in 13 sports and six sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 109,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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