The mission of the Keystone State Games is to promote physical fitness, sports activity, and sportsmanship through amateur athletic competitions
Keystone State Games Track and Field Championship
Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
Registration through CoachO direct links:
Click Here for a Direct Link to Coacho Registration - YOUTH DIVISION
Click Here for a Direct Link to Coacho Registration - OPEN DIVISION
Click Here for a Direct Link to Coacho Registration - MASTERS DIVISION
Click Here to access the preliminary youth division schedule (July 22nd)
Click Here to access the preliminary open and masters divisions schedules (July 23rd)
Tentative Location: Kings College, Robert L. Betzler Athletic Complex, 221 Highland Park Blvd. Wilkes-Barre Twp
- ALL eligible athletes for the annual Keystone State Games are eligible to compete
- ALL Residents of Pennsylvania and Surrounding States are eligible to compete.
- Any athlete that participated in sponsored Keystone Games Track and Field Events in 2019-
2022 (including AAU Middle Atlantic District Championship and AAU National Qualifier).
8 & Under - Birthdate: 12/31/2023 > 1/1/2015 3 Events
9 &10 – Birthdate: 12/31/2014 > 1/1/2013 3 Events
11 & 12 – Birthdate: 12/31/2012 > 1/1/2011 4 Events
13 & 14 – Birthdate: 12/31/2010 > 1/1/2009 4 Events
5 & 16 – Birthdate: 12/31/2008 > 1/1/2007 4 Events
17 & 18 – Birthdate: 12/31/2006> 8/1/2005 4 Events
19–29 – Open – Birthdate: 8/1/2004 > 1/1/1994 5 Events
Masters – 30-34, 35-49, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, … Unlimited Age Division (5 year increments for Masters)
Schedule of Events: These are Preliminary Schedules only and we will publish a Final Schedule once we determine the number of Competitors in each Event.
Entry Regulations: Event Limitations: 8&Under; 9-10, three (3) events; All Other Youth - (4) events; Open and Masters, (5) events.
Competition will be Scored in age/gender groups as published. Actual Running of Events may be combined age/gender. There is no day of meet entry. No event additions or event changes are allowed. Only event scratches are accepted. All event entrants must include anticipated time, height, or distance. No seed changes will be made at the meet.
Entry Fee: The entry fees are not refundable. YOUTH DIVISIONS: $35 per athlete (not event) OPEN & MASTERS DIVISIONS: $45 per athlete for Open and Masters (not event). 19 – 29 – Open – Year of Birth 1993-2003 Masters – 30-34, 35-49, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, … Unlimited Age Division (5 year increments for Masters)
Entry Procedure: CoachO Registration – Available Now
ONLINE PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION IS ONLY THROUGH www.coacho.com Keystone State Games office will NOT accept payment or registration through mail. Deadline for Track & Field Registration on www.coacho.com is July 18, 2023 at 12 Noon. If athlete is not entered in meet, they will NOT be permitted to participate. There is no day of meet entry. Entries will open June 1, 2023 at 12:01 AM. On line entry will close at 12 Noon on July 18th. Each athlete must print his or her entries from coacho. Any corrections to Performance List would be from a comparison. For hand held times + 0.24 seconds for FAT equivalent. If you need help with the Online Event Registration please do not hesitate to contact Jeff at the KSG Office at (570) 823-3164 or email email@example.com
Format: Format will be in keeping with USATF sanctioned meets. Membership in USATF is not required. Athletes MUST provide all throwing implements and their own vaulting poles.
Sport Rules: All events are governed by USA Track & Field rules, except as modified herein. Download the USA Track and Field Rule Book. Track and field events will be conducted by assigned officials and volunteers designated by Meet Management. All track events are run as finals. Refer to the time schedule to avoid conflicts. Field Events will be 4 attempts only – there will be no Finals. Order of events will be posted at the venue. Check in site will be indicated at the track and field venue. There will be no hurdle events in this year’s games. Athletes are encouraged to report to the venue at least one hour before their first event. Track athletes must report to the clerking area for check in prior to their races. Field event athletes must report to the event site. Times are as listed under Schedule. Athletes who report late for the start of an event will be scratched from that event. Meet management reserves the right to move the TRACK Schedule ahead no further than thirty (30) minutes when possible of posted start times. Once the event has been contested, there will not be any further competition in that event for those who miss their event. There is no practice at a venue after the event has been contested. Meet site is closed to practice during competition.
Results will be Live Streamed on MileSplit.com as the Meet is Competed.
Complete Results will be on the KSG, MileSplit and CoachO web sites. Awards will be given to the top three (3) places and can be picked up at the awards area after results are posted Meet will be held rain or shine. Inclement weather may delay or cancel events. There is no rescheduling of the meet.
The KSG does not provide water. Athletes are strongly encouraged to bring their own water.
Acceptable running gear is allowed. School provided uniforms are not allowed under high school federation rules. Regional colors are not required. Starting blocks are provided by the host facility. Please do not bring your own blocks. Limited changing facilities are available. Please come dressed to compete. Shoes are limited to ¼ inch spikes, track, jumps, and javelin included, or appropriate running shoes. Javelin and Long/Triple Jump runways are same as track surface. All athletes MUST wear assigned competitor's number.
Competition Director: John Amery, firstname.lastname@example.org Addition Information: KSG Home Page KSG Staff Contacts
Cancellation Policy:If the competition is held, as scheduled or rescheduled, there is no refund of the registration/finals fee. The option is the individual’s or team’s as to whether to compete or not. If the competition is cancelled, and not rescheduled, and there is no opportunity for the individual or team to compete, then there may be a full or partial refund depending on the circumstances. This policy is for all Keystone State Games and Premier Amateur Sports sporting events.