You want to watch the New England Championships but you can’t make it there or the five-plus hour drive to Bangor is just a bit too long?
We got you covered!Our State Running team will be on site for the 76th annual event at Cameron Field with complete coverage, including commentary. Meet coverage begins at 10 a.m. Just click on the video below.
Below is all the information you need to know about Saturday’s meet, thanks to our sister site, mysportsresults.com.
The 76th New England Interscholastic Outdoor Track & Field Championships is slated for Saturday, hosted by Maine at Cameron Stadium in Bangor. New England athletes who have qualified from their recent state championship meets and elected to compete will vie for All-New England honors awarded to finishers in first through sixth place in eighteen events.
All meet information is available at The Council of New England Secondary School Principals’ Associations website including Coach and Athlete Information sheet, Performance lists and 2023 New England Outdoor Track Packet. Results will also be posted at this website after the conclusion of the meet.
Purchasing tickets for 2023 New England Track & Field Championships:
Please be advised that CNESSPA will only be using online ticket purchase for Saturday’s New England Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Cameron Stadium in Bangor Maine. There will be no cash accepted at the gate. It will be easiest for spectators to purchase tickets in advance using the online ticket link at: TICKETS. There will be QR codes to scan and purchase your ticket at the gate.
NOTE: (Only team members listed on the entry submission (no relay alternates) and two coaches per gender will be allowed entry wristbands. $10.00 per person can be added to the entry check for additional team members or additional coaches. All other members/coaches (including junior varsity members) will be required to proceed to the spectator entrance and pay admission.)
Registration of athletes, packet pickup, and payment of fees will begin at 8:30 am and remain open until noon. Registration will take place in the gymnasium @ the William S. Cohen Middle School. The School is located to the right of the main entrance to Cameron Stadium. Follow signage to registration tables to pick up meet packets and athletes CNESSPA certificates & pins.
Order of Events
Running events will begin at 10:15 am. (Boys first except 100m/110m hurdles finals.) Fastest sections will be run last.
Check in Running: Athletes checking in for running events must report to the clerk of the meet TWO FULL EVENT PRIOR to their event. Check-in will be on the infield of the track. Athletes must stay in the clerking area until they are marched to the start.
You must check in on time or you will be eliminated from the event. Athletes must stay in the clerking area until they are brought to the start by the clerk.
Finals 4x800m Relay
Trials 110m/100m Hurdles – on time 8 to final
Trials 100m Dash – on time 8 to final
Final 110m/100m Hurdles
Final 100m Dash
Finals 1600m Run
Finals 4x100m Relay
Finals 400m Dash
Finals 300m Hurdles
Finals 800m Run
Finals 200m Dash
Finals 3200m Run
Finals 4x400m Relay
Field event will begin at 10:00 am.
Long Jump: 2 pits – Boys and Girls at the same time (10:00 am) followed by the Triple Jump
Pole Vault: 1 pit – Girls followed by Boys
High Jump: Boys followed by Girls
Shot Put: Boys followed by Girls
Discus: Girls followed by Boys
Javelin: Boys followed by Girls
Pole Vault: **Every coach of an athlete competing in the pole vault must submit a weight certification form signed by a school official to the pole vault official prior to the warm-up period. ** (Please use the form included in this packet or a similar state approved form.) The “5 alive” format will be used. The opening height in the girls Pole Vault will be 9’0” and boys Pole Vault will be 12’6” both will go up 9 inches after the opening height and then go up 6 inches at time (see below). An area will be provided for a designated coach for the pole vault.
High Jump: The opening height in the girls High Jump will be 5’0” and boys High Jump will be 6’0”. Both will go up 3 inches after the opening height and then go up 2 inches at a time (see below). The “5 alive” format will be used.
Field Events: All athletes should check in at the event site. All field events will be arranged so that those with the best qualifying performances will compete in later flights. The top 9 will advance to the final in the Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin.
In the horizontal jumps, all athletes are strongly urged to get a mark BEFORE the event begins. A fair warm-up will be allowed between flights expecting you to have a mark with which to start. In the throwing events, a warm-up will be allowed between flights but it will be controlled.
Starting and successive heights of the crossbar:
Girls HJ 5-00 5-03 5-05 5-07 5-09 5-11 6-01 then by 0-01
Girls PV 9-00 9-09 10-03 10-9 11-03 11-09 12-03 then by 0-06
Boys HJ 6-00 6-03 6-05 6-07 6-09 6-11 7-01 then by 0-01
Boys PV 12-06 13-03 13-09 14-03 14-09 15-03 15-09 then by 0-06
Checking Out: Athletes leaving from a field event for a running event must check out with the official of the event. Athletes should not check out earlier than necessary.
Facilities at Cameron Park:
Concessions and lavatory facilities will be available. No locker rooms will be available. Spikes l/4″ pyramids or smaller or Christmas tree spikes are approved for use. Only officials and competing athletes will be allowed inside the track area. NOTE: The javelin, discus, and shot put are now thrown outside the Track. The javelin runway surface is grass. Blocks will be provided, but athletes may use their own.
Teams are responsible for team equipment and personal items. Neither the facility, meet management, nor CNESSPA assume any responsibility for lost or stolen items. Teams should monitor their own areas.
Team Tents: Please do not set up any tents in the stands. Please keep tents away from the fence along the track for spectators.
Plaques will be awarded for first place and medals will be awarded for second through sixth place in all events. An awards ceremony will take place on the infield shortly after the event is concluded. Please have your athletes ready to report to the awards area. A New England Commemorative Pin and a Certificate of Participation will be awarded to every competitor at registration.
Official New England Outdoor Track & Field Championship apparel will be sold at the meet. Apparel can be pre-ordered at https://www.grrteesmsp.com/ until the Thursday before the Meet and post-ordered beginning on Monday after the Meet.
Directions and Parking:
Teams, Officials, and Disability Parking:
I95N Exit 187 (Hogan Road)
Turn right onto Hogan Road. Hogan Road becomes State Street along the Penobscot River. At the 6th set of traffic lights turn right onto Otis Street. Officials, Disabled Parking and Teams will park at the William S. Cohen School.
GPS Address – 304 Garland Street Bangor Maine 04401
All Spectator Parking & Team Overflow Parking:
195N Exit 187 (Hogan Road)
Turn right onto Hogan Road. Hogan Road becomes State Street along the Penobscot River. At the 5th set of traffic lights turn right into the Wing Park parking lot. The parking lot has been reserved for the event. Shuttles will drive you to the stadium.
GPS address – 412 State Street Bangor Maine 04401
The New England Outdoor Track & Field Championship will be streamed live and/or retrieved on demand through the State Running Network for free. The link for access is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jG6IOezRmK4
The State Running Networks (MySportsResults.com, Bay State Running, Ocean State Running & New Hampshire Track & Field) is the exclusive broadcast rights holder of this event. Any individual streaming or rebroadcasting is strictly prohibited and in direct violation of the CNESSPA’s agreements with the State Running Network. Any violation of State Running Network’s exclusive broadcast rights may result in legal action.
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