LHSAA 5A - District 2 2024

Ruston, LA
Hosted by Ruston
Timing/Results McDuffie Timing

Meet Information

Participating Schools:

Alexandria, Ouachita, Pineville, Ruston, West Monroe, West Ouachita

Team Entry Fees:

$150 Entry fee for each school will be collected. Make School Checks out to Ruston High School.
Implement weigh-in:

All throwing implements must be weighed to ensure that they are of legal weight for competition according to LHSAA rules. Weigh-in will take place under the Bearcat Tent at the start/finish line of the track.

Pole-Vault Verification:  

Pole Vault verification forms must be turned in at the weigh-in station as well.  Form must be signed by the school principal and athletic director.  

Bus Parking:  

Please park buses on the east side of the stadium along the street. Team and athlete entry will also be on the east side of the stadium. 

Designated Team Areas:

The east side of the stadium (Home side) will be used for all athlete and team areas. 

Running Events/Staging Area:

Running events will be staged on the benches provided in the south end zone by finish/start line.  Only athletes preparing to compete will be allowed in the staging area.  


Restrooms will be available for athletes on the home side (east) of the stadium.


Concession will be available on the west side of the stadium near the 100m start line.

Hospitality Room:

Coaches Hospitality room will be located in the football field house.


Admission will be taken at the west side stadium entrance.  Admission for all will be $10.00.  LHSAA coaching, AD, and administrator cards will be honored.  (One guest per LHSAA card)


All athletes must have team uniforms with team logos or school names on them, per LHSAA rules.  Relay team members must all be dressed the same. Watches are allowed for distance runners.  1 / 4 spikes only will be allowed on the track or runways.  Teams must provide their own relay batons, but a race set of blocks will be provided by Ruston High School. If you would like to use your own blocks you are more than welcome.

2024 district 2-5A Track and Field Championship schedule of events


3:00pm       Long Jump            Girls/Boys Start Same Time

                    Triple Jump           *Following Long Jump*

                    Pole Vault               Girls followed by Boys

                    Shot Put                  Boys followed by Girls

                     Discus                     Girls followed by Boys

                   High Jump               Girls followed by Boys 

                     Javelin                    Boys followed by Girls

*All field events (except pole vault and high jump) will consist of a preliminary round (three attempts) with the top seven finishers proceeding to the final round for three additional attempts.  All attempts will be measured and the longest distance from either round will be the qualifying mark that will be submitted for the regional meet.  


5:15pm - Events will proceed in standard order-rolling schedule-girls followed by boys in each event.

4x800m Relay (Girls first, then boys)

100m/110m Hurdles (Girls first, then boys)       

100m dash (Girls first, then boys) 

4x200m Relay  (Girls first, then boys)      

1600m Run     (Girls first, then boys)       

4x100m Relay  (Girls first, then boys)      

400m Run       (Girls first, then boys)       

300m Hurdles  (Girls first, then boys)       

800m Run       (Girls first, then boys)      

200m Dash       (Girls first, then boys)      

3200m Run       (Girls first, then boys)     

4x400m Relay  (Girls first, then boys)      

Presentation of First and Second Place Team Awards

*Coaches pick up individual medals at conclusion of meet*

4 x 200 Exchange Zones - Red-Red-Gold

4 x 100 Exchange Zone - Gold 

4 x 400 Exchange Zone - Blue 

Meet scoring (10-8-6-4-2-1).

School Field Event working assignments:

*Make sure and be prepared to have 2 coaches and 2 student workers to properly work the event. Tape Measures and Tape Stakes will be provided by Ruston High School. Clipboards with athlete entries can be picked up at the start/finish line under the Bearcat Tent. We appreciate your help conducting the District 2-5A track meet! 

Discus - Ouachita Parish

High Jump - West Monroe

Javelin - Alexandria 

Long Jump - Ruston

Pole Vault - West Ouachita 

Shot Put - Pineville

Triple Jump - Ruston 

Hurdle Crew: all coaches and athletes available to assist 

Field Event Locations

Shot Put:  Behind the Football Fieldhouse north of the track. 

Discus:  Behind the Football Fieldhouse north of the track.

Javelin:  Band Practice Field located in front of RHS. Athletes must walk south down James Street to reach this grass field. Field is west of the track. Runway is a grassy surface. 

High Jump:  South end of track complex, within the first curve.

Pole Vault:  South runway with event running east.

Long Jump/Triple Jump:  

Long Jump/Triple Jump -- Girls (south runway running west)

Long Jump/Triple Jump -- Boys (north runway running west)