2019 Entry Guidelines

These marks are guidelines. Exceptions may be made but must be approved in advance.  Please e mail info@nationalscholastic.org with GUIDELINE INQUIRY as the subject line.
(Events with entry numbers associated with them are the events to be contested)

Be sure to check entry and seeding rules which are here: ENTRY AND SEEDING RULES  There are several important rule changes since last year's NBNI.

BOYS Championship, Mixed Championship, Emerging Elite, Freshman and Junior High event guidelines listed first, followed by GIRLS Championship, Mixed Championship, Emerging Elite, Freshman and Junior High event guidelines.

Championship Events - Boys

Event Event # BOYS
     
60m* (FAT ONLY) 1 6.94
55m (FAT ONLY)   6.25
100m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   10.24
200m* (FAT ONLY) 3 21.89
300m (FAT ONLY)   35.09
200m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   21.14
400m* (FAT ONLY) 5 49.34
500m   1:04.50
600m   1:20.80
400m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   47.74
800m* 7 1:54.70
1000m   2:29.60
800m Outdoors 2018   1:52.10
Mile*  9 4:17.50
1500m   3:59.50
Mile Outdoors 2018 (1500 Outdoors 3:55.50)   4:13.50
Two Mile* 11 9:18.00
3000m   8:38.00
Two Mile Outdoors 2018 (3200m Outdoors 2018 9:02.00, 3000 8:26.00)  

9:06.00

5000m* @@ (can use 2 mile/3200m/3000m as qualifier: 2 mile - 9:28.9; 3200m - 9:24.9; 3000m - 8:48.9) 13 15:12
60mH* (FAT ONLY) 15 8.09
55mH (FAT ONLY)   7.29
110mH Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)  

13.85

     
4x200m* # 17 1:30.60
4x400m* # 19 3:25.00
4x800m* # 21 8:01.00
4xMile* # 23 17:50.00
1600m Medley* # 25 3:37.00
DMR* # 27 10:27.00
4x55m Hurdle Relay* ## (may also qualify with 4 individual FAT marks from this season) 29 31.8/32.04
4x55m Hurdles (4 flights)   31.2/31.44
4x50 YARD Hurdles (4 flights)   27.0/27.24
High Jump* 31 6-07.5
High Jump Outdoors 2018   6-08.5
Pole Vault* 33 15-06
Pole Vault Outdoors 2018   16-01
Long Jump* 35 22-09
Long Jump Outdoors 2018   23-07
Triple Jump* 37 46-0
Triple Jump Outdoors 2018   47-09
Shot Put* 39 56-06
Shot Put Outdoors 2018   58-00
Weight Throw* 41 61-00
Hammer Throw Outdoors 2018   185-00
     
Pentathlon* (Decathlon) @@@ 43 3550 (5450)
Composite of season bests MUST ALL BE CURRENT WINTER SEASON MARKS ONLY   3800
     
Mile Walk* 45 9:10.00
1500m Walk   8:30.00
Mile Walk Outdoors 2018 (1500m Walk Outdoors 8:05.00)   9:00.00

 

Championship Mixed Event - Boys and Girls

Event Event # Boys/Girls
4x400 (2 boys, 2 girls, any order) # 420 3:43.0

 

Emerging Elite Events - Boys

Event Event # BOYS
     
EE 60m* (FAT ONLY) 101 7.04
55m (FAT ONLY)   6.35
100m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   10.54
EE 200m* (FAT ONLY) 103 22.19
300m (FAT ONLY)   35.69
200m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   21.34
EE 400m* (FAT ONLY) 105 50.19
500m   1:05.30
600m   1:21.60
400m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   48.74
EE 800m* 107 1:56.00
1000m   2:32.00
800m Outdoors 2018   1:53.00
EE Mile* 109 4:22.00
1500m   4:02.00
Mile Outdoors 2018   4:16.00
EE Two Mile* 111 9:30.00
3000m   8:50.00
Two Mile Outdoors 2018 (3200m Outdoors 2018 9:14.00)   9:18.00
EE 60mH* (FAT ONLY) 115 8.34
55mH (FAT ONLY)   7.54
110mH/100mH Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   14.14
     
EE 4x200m* # 117 1:31.90
EE 4x400m* # 119 3:28.00
EE 4x800m* # 121 8:07.0
EE 1600m Medley* # 125 3:39.00
     
EE High Jump* 131 6-04.5
High Jump Outdoors 2018   6-07
EE Pole Vault* 133 14-10
Pole Vault Outdoors 2018  

15-07

EE Long Jump* 135 22-02
Long Jump Outdoors 2018   23-02
EE Triple Jump* 137 45-0
Triple Jump Outdoors 2018   46-03
EE Shot Put* 139 51-06
Shot Put Outdoors 2018   53-06
EE Weight Throw* 141 56-06
Hammer Throw Outdoors 2018   168-00

 

Freshman (9th graders only  - Boys)

Event Event # BOYS
     
Freshman 60m (FAT ONLY) 201 7.54
55m (FAT ONLY)   6.84
100m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   11.04
Freshman 400* (Outdoors 2018 52.44) 205 54.0/54.14
500m   1:11.00
600m   1:28.00
Freshman Mile* (must qualify with winter 2018-19 mark; no spring 2018 marks) @ 209 4:40.00
1500m   4:20.00

 

Junior High School (7-8th graders only  - Boys)

Event Event # BOYS
     
JHS Mile* (must qualify with winter 2018-19 mark; no spring 2018 marks) @ 309 5:15.00
1500m   4:55.00

 

Be sure to check entry and seeding rules which are here:  ENTRY AND SEEDING RULES   There are several important rule changes since last year's NBNI.

 

Championship Events - Girls

Event Event # GIRLS
     
60m* (FAT ONLY) 2 7.54
55m (FAT ONLY)   7.04
100m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   11.54
200m* (FAT ONLY) 4 24.79
300m (FAT ONLY)   39.99
200m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   24.19
400m* (FAT ONLY) 6 56.4/56.54
500m   1:15.00
600m   1:34.80
400m Outdoors 2018   54.5/54.54
800m* 8 2:14.30
1000m   2:54.50
800m Outdoors 2018   2:10.80
Mile* 10 4:59.00
1500m   4:39.00
Mile Outdoors 2018 (1500 Outdoors 2018 4:33.00)   4:53.00
Two Mile* 12 10:48.0
3000m   10:08.00
Two Mile Outdoors 2018 (3200m Outdoors 2018 10:26.00, 3000m 9:50.00)   10:30.00
5000m* @@ (can use 2 mile/3200m/3000m as qualifier; 2 mile - 11:22.00; 3200m - 11:18.00; 3000m - 10:42.00) 14 18:12.00
60mH* (FAT ONLY) 16 8.84
55mH (FAT ONLY)   8.04
110mH/100mH Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   13.74
     
4x200m* # 18 1:44.00
4x400m* # 20 4:00.60
4x800m* # 22 9:32.00
4xMile* # 24 21:25.00
1600m Medley* # 26 4:15.00
DMR* # 28 12:20.00
4x55m Hurdle Relay* ## (may also qualify with 4 individual FAT marks from this season) 30 35.2/35.44
4x55m Hurdles (4 flights)   34.2/34.44
4x51.5m Hurdles (4 flights)   33.3/33.54
4x50 YARD Hurdles (4 flights)   30.3/30.54
High Jump* 32 5-06.5
High Jump Outdoors 2018   5-07.5
Pole Vault* 34 12-06
Pole Vault Outdoors 2018   12-08
Long Jump* 36 18-08
Long Jump Outdoors 2018   19-03
Triple Jump* 38 38-06
Triple Jump Outdoors 2018   39-06
Shot Put* 40 42-02
Shot Put Outdoors 2018   44-09
Weight Throw* 42 47-06
Hammer Throw Outdoors 2018   172-00
     
Pentathlon* (Heptathlon) @@@ 44 3100 (4150)
Composite of season bests MUST ALL BE CURRENT WINTER SEASON MARKS ONLY   3350
     
Mile Walk* 46 8:05.00
1500m Walk   7:25.00
Mile Walk Outdoors 2018   7:55.00

 

Championship Mixed Event - Girls and Boys

Event Event # Girls/Boys
4x400 (2 girls, 2 boys, any order) # 420 3:43.00

 

Emergin Elite Events - Girls

Event Event # GIRLS
     
EE 60m* (FAT ONLY) 102 7.64
55m (FAT ONLY)   7.14
100m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY   11.74
EE 200m* (FAT ONLY) 104 25.14
300m (FAT ONLY)   40.44
200m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   24.34
EE 400m* (FAT ONLY) 106 57.29
500m   1:16.80
600m   1:35.60
400m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   55.49
EE 800m* 108 2:15.80
1000m   2:57.60
800m Outdoors 2018   2:13.00
EE Mile* 110 5:04.80
1500m   4:44.80
Mile Outdoors 2018 (1500m Outdoors 2018 - 4:40.00)   4:59.80
EE Two Mile* 112 11:06.0
3000m   10:26.0
Two Mile Outdoors 2018 (3000m Outdoors 2018 - 10:10.00)   10:51.0
EE 60mH* (FAT ONLY) 116 9.04
55mH (FAT ONLY)   8.24
100mH Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   13.94
     
EE 4x200m* # 118 1:45.20
EE 4x400m* # 120 4:04.00
EE 4x800m* # 122 9:38.00
EE 1600m Medley* # 126 4:19.0
     
EE High Jump* 132 5-04.5
High Jump Outdoors 2018   5-06.5
EE Pole Vault* 134 11-07
Pole Vault Outdoors 2018   12-03
EE Long Jump* 136 18-00
Long Jump Outdoors 2018   18-08
EE Triple Jump* 138 37-01
Triple Jump Outdoors 2018   38-01
EE Shot Put* 140 38-04
Shot Put Outdoors 2018   39-08
EE Weight Throw* 142 43-03
Hammer Throw Outdoors 2018   137-00

 

Freshman (9th graders only) - Girls

Event Event # GIRLS
     
Freshman 60m (FAT ONLY) 202 8.09
55m (FAT ONLY)   7.40
100m Outdoors 2018 (FAT ONLY)   12.28
Freshman 400* (Outdoors 2018 57.84) 206 59.8/59.94
500m   1:20.80
600m   1:40.40
Freshman Mile* (must qualify with winter 2018-19 mark; no spring 2018 marks) @ 210 5:19.00
1500m   4:59.00

 

Junior High School (7-8th graders only)  - Girls

Event Event # GIRLS
     
JHS Mile* (must qualify with winter 2018-19 mark; no spring 2018 marks) @ 310 5:48.00
1500m   5:28.00

 

Be sure to check entry and seeding rules which are here:  ENTRY AND SEEDING RULES   There are several important rule changes since last year's NBNI.

NOTES

* Event actually contested

@ Freshman mile is limited to FIRST 30 PAID entries per gender who meet the entry guidelines. Limited to ninth-graders ONLY.
_@ Junior High School mile is limited to FIRST 30 PAID entries per gender who meet the entry guidelines. Limited to seventh and eighth-graders ONLY.
@@ 5000 Meters is limited to the FIRST 30 PAID entries per gender who meet the entry guidelines.
@@@ Pentathlon is limited to the FIRST 12 PAID entries per gender who meet the entry guidelines.

# All-Star Relays are NOT permitted, meaning all runners on the relay must attend the same high school.
## Teams may qualify with the 4x55mH/4x60mH time over 5 hurdles or the composite of 4 individual hurdle times.

Decisions regarding conversion of marks made at distances other than 4x55mH/4x60mH is at the sole discretion of the NSAF.

Order of Relay Events: Mixed 4x400: team/coaches preference1600m Medley: 200-200-400-800, Distance Medley: 1200-400-800-1600.

Performances:

1. Performances from the 2018 outdoor season are acceptable only where indicated above.  2018 indoor performances are not acceptable under any circumstances.

2. Cross country and road races times may not be used for entry or seeding. 

3. Relay performances from the 2018 indoor or 2018 outdoor seasons may not be used for qualifying even if all members are returning for the 2018-2019 season.  Marks must be from winter 2018 - 2019.

4. Under no circumstances will time trial, dual/tri/quad meet marks or relay splits be accepted for entry or seeding purposes; standards must be met in meets of 5 or more teams in individual races.

5. Composite entry times must be comprised of individual races from acceptable meets from the current winter season ONLY.   Composites will be accepted in the 1600 medley, distance medley and 4x1 mile ONLY.

Be sure to check entry and seeding rules which are here: ENTRY AND SEEDING RULES  There are several important rule changes since last year's NBNI.

Eligibility:

Full-time students in grades 9-12 who are eligible for their high school team (and/or any high school athlete) born SEPTEMBER 1, 1999 or later, and who have met the entry guidelines, are eligible to compete.  In addition, home-schooled athletes who meet the age and entry requirements are eligible to compete.  Specifically not eligible are athletes who have graduated from high school last year or those in their 5th or later year from ninth grade.

USATF MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED
(USATF cards may be purchased at www.usatf.org).
 

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