Mass. Track & Field Officials Association - Competing with the best.Everything about MFTOA, right under your cursor. We provide top quality officiating for the sports of track and field, cross country and road racing. We work closely with colleges and high schools, as well as USA Track & Field New England, to organize, judge and score meets and races. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 18.
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Rules, changes & interpretations
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Off to the races
What's the rule?
So you think you know the rules? Test yourself, thanks to the Professional Development Committee and official Mark Young.
The format is simple. Each week, a new situation is presented below and you can determine if the rule has been correctly applied. The ruling is published the following week. When you consider the situations, think about both college and high school rules.
Situation: Upon a report from the Chief Umpire, the Referee disqualifies Team B from the 4 x 100 Meter Relay for passing the baton out of the zone. The coach of Team B protests the ruling and cites as evidence a video of the race taken by another coach and claiming that the wrong team had been disqualified. What should the ruling be? Respond for both NFHS and NCAA.
Ruling is here.
Updates on concussions
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