The recent conference championships served as the warm-up to the 2018 CIAC Class championship competition for Connecticut athletes that start today with Class L at Middletown High School in Middletown and Class M at Veterans’ Stadium at Willow Brook Park in New Britain. The combined boys and girls meets start at 3:00 pm for Field events with Track events starting at 3:30 pm.
The competition continues Wednesday with the Class LL at Willow Brook Park, Class MM at Middletown High School and completes with Class S on Thursday at Willow Brook Park. Athletes will compete for individual and team honors as well as for the opportunity to qualify for the CIAC State Open Championship on Monday, June 4 at Willow Brook Park.
The CIAC Championship Order of events for all Class meets includes:
Order of Track Events: (Girls then Boys unless noted otherwise)
Girls 100m Hurdle - Semi
Boys 110m Hurdle - Semi
Girls 100m Dash - Semi
Boys 100m Dash - Semi
Boys 110m Hurdle - Final
Girls 100m Hurdle - Final
Boys 100m Dash - Final
Girls 100m Dash - Final
Order of Field Events: (Starting simultaneously. All field events in all State Championship Meets will now have a ten (10) minute check-out limit.)
Girls Javelin followed by Boys Javelin
Boys Discus followed by Girls Discus
Girls Shot followed by Boys Shot
Girls High Jump followed by Boys High Jump
Boys Long Jump followed by Triple Jump
Girls Long Jump followed by Triple Jump
Boys Pole Vault followed by Girls Pole Vault (or simultaneously)
The Class M at Veterans’ Stadium at Willow Brook Park in New Britain features the defending Northwest Catholic Girls team while the defending Bloomfield Boys team has moved down to the Class S Championship.
The team competition today at the Class L at Middletown High School in Middletown includes the both defending champions; Simsbury Girls and Middletown Boys.
As competition continues Wednesday with the Class LL at Willow Brook Park the Danbury Girls and Staples Boys will defend their titles from last year while the Class MM at Middletown High School features defending champion Tolland Girls and Masuk Boys teams.
The final meet on Thursday at Willow Brook Park will include Bloomfield Girls and Derby Boys teams returning to defend their titles from last year.
The Start Lists for all of the CIAC Class Championship Meets are available at the CIAC Outdoor Track and Field website: http://ciacsports.com/site/?page_id=972
The complete list of CIAC Class Championship Meet Records are available on the MySportsResults.com Outdoor Records page sponsored by soundRUNNER Team Nights with stores in Branford, Fairfield, Glastonbury and Old Saybrook.