State Track - May 26-27 Fan Information
State Track Information - May 26-27, 2023
KSHSAA STATE TRACK AND FIELD
FAN AND SCHOOL INFORMATION
MAY 26 and 27, 2023
1) STATE FACILITY: (3301 E. 21st Street)
Cessna Stadium, Wichita State University
Wichita (WSU) Campus Resources: www.wichita.edu/statetrack
The facility will be available to coaches, starting at 3 p.m., in the order of check-in at the stadium on Thursday, May 25. Athletes are NOT permitted to practice on this date, but are permitted to walk the facility from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
2) TICKET PRICES:
$10.00 for everyone Kindergarten and older each day. Pre-K and under are FREE.
Tickets are available via GoFan Digital Ticketing. (See KSHSAA State Track and Field page for link)
There will be 3 ticket gates. Two gates are located southwest of Cessna Stadium, and one is located on
the east side of the stadium. (SEE ONLINE MAP for locations)
Tickets are good for one day of competition.
Gates open at 6:45 am on Friday, and 7:00 am on Saturday for fans.
Gates open at 6:30 am on both days for school teams.
3) T-SHIRT AND APPAREL SALES:
Short Sleeve White T-Shirts: $19.00 for small – XL and $22.00 for XXL
Long Sleeve White T-Shirts: $22.00 for small – XL and $25.00 for XXL
Hooded Gray Sweatshirts: $35.00 for small – XL and $38.00 for XXL
Crewneck Gray Sweatshirts: $27.00 for small – XL and $29.00 for XXL
State Hats and Visors: $19.00
XXXL short sleeve ($6 extra)
4) PROGRAM SALES:
Commemorative programs can be purchased throughout the facility. The programs will be sold for
School coolers are permitted through the northeast athlete pass gate. No other coolers will be
permitted. No exceptions.
Patrons are not permitted to bring coolers into the stadium. No outside food or drink with the
exception of one (1) unopened bottle of water.
6) BACKPACKS and LARGE TOTES
Only athletes and coaches are permitted with backpacks. Fans are not permitted to bring in backpacks
and/or large totes. Diaper bags and purses are permitted.
Only officials, contestants with numbers and in uniform, and approved media will be allowed access to
the infield at the stadium. All coaches, managers and fans are to remain in the stands. It is not
possible to run a championship meet of this magnitude without the cooperation of coaches and
contestants in this matter.
Pole Vault and High Jump coaches will be permitted in the designated Pole Vault and High Jump
competition area (with provided pass) during the pole vault and high jump when their athlete(s) are in
competition or warming up. Coaches are required to return to the stands following the conclusion of
their competitor’s competition. Coaches who violate this will have their pass stripped of them and
consideration will be given to their removal from the State Track and Field Championships.
Only competitors with their athlete numbers, those with wristbands, and team coaches will be
admitted onto the field for the final awards ceremony. All other individuals are required to remain
in the bleacher area.
12) ELECTRONIC DEVICES:
As per NFHS rule 3-2-8, the games committee for the State Track and Field Meet has determined that
electronic devices shall NOT be used to transmit information to a competitor during a race or trial
during the State Track and Field Meet. Violations will result in athlete disqualification.
Competitors are NOT permitted to wear ear buds, headphones, etc. in the competition area.
Competitors are NOT permitted to use cell phones for any purpose in the competition area.
The competition area, inside WSU stadium, is defined as the track surface, and the area enclosed by
the track (infield), as well as the shot put ring and throwing sector within the flagged and fenced areas.
The competition area, outside of WSU stadium, is defined as the area enclosed by the flags and fenced
area around the discus and javelin events.
Pole Vault and High Jump coaches are permitted to video within the designated coaching box.
13) SIMPLY BETTER PHOTOGRAPHY:
All photographs taken on the medal stand can be purchased from simply better Photography.
Order information is in the KSHSAA program and a flyer is included in the coach packet.
Orders placed during the meet receive discounted pricing.
Winners of the first eight ( places will receive medals. All place winners should report to the awards
stand immediately following the finals of their event for recognition purposes.
Athletes must be in school issued uniforms to receive their medals.
Scoring for all events will be as follows: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.
Trophies will be presented to the top 3 placing teams in each classification immediately after the last
event on Saturday. Winning teams are asked to report promptly to the awards stand to receive their
Simply Better Photography will be taking pictures of all class placers during the awards ceremonie
QUALIFYING FROM PRELIMINARIES TO FINALS:
In all races, where preliminaries are run, there will be two heats with the first two (2) place finishers
from each heat qualifying for the finals and the four (4) next fastest times posted in the preliminaries.
There will be eight ( qualifiers for the finals.
In the Long Jump, Triple Jump, Discus, Shot Put and Javelin, each competitor shall be allowed three (3)
preliminary trials. Nine (9) competitors will qualify for the finals. In the finals, each qualifier is allowed
three (3) additional trials.