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05/15/18 – State Track & Field Lane Assignments and Information

May 15, 2018 Track and Field Blog Updates


The field is set for the 2018 KHSAA State Track & Field Meets, to be held May 17-19 at the University of Kentucky Track & Field Complex. The KHSAA website has been updated to reflect lane assignments, competitor numbers, etc. Please be sure to check under the 2018 State/Region Meet Entries/Results tab at the bottom of the track webpage. Important information for each respective class is posted.

Starting heights for High Jump and Pole Vault for each respective class have also been set for the State Meet. They are as follows: 

Girls High Jump – 4’6″
Boys High Jump – 5’6″
Girls Pole Vault – 6’6″
Boys Pole Vault – 9’00”

Girls High Jump – 4’6″
Boys High Jump – 5’10”
Girls Pole Vault – 7’00”
Boys Pole Vault – 10’6″

Girls High Jump – 4’08”
Boys High Jump – 5’10’
Girls Pole Vault – 7’6″
Boys Pole Vault – 10’6″

The following links have important information for teams, parents, and spectators:

Hotel Information
Purchase 2018 State Track Tickets
State Meet Instructions For Teams
State Meet Time Schedule
UK Bus Route Map
UK Layout and Logistics Map

The state meet time schedule and the team instructions outline a very small window in which the teams have to arrive and enter the facility. Please pay attention to times when the track will be open for teams and spectators.

Credentials for School Media (students or full-time staff members) or traditional media members must be requested in advance of the meet. Instructions for obtaining those credentials can be found in the State Meet instructions. Coaches, please be sure to communicate this information to your student-athletes and parents.

Good luck at the State Meet!


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