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: A1 starts the 400 meter dash in Lane 3 and remains in that lane until the final straightaway. A1 wins the race handily over B1, but finishes in Lane 4. The Coach of Team B protests that A1 should be disqualified. The coach of Team A maintains that since A1 was on the straightaway and no advantage was gained, and no one was obstructed, A1 should be the winner.Ruling next week will be here.
Updates on concussions
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