We apologize for the delay in posting information regarding the 2018 Bay State Games Track competition. We have experienced significant issues with confirming a site for the finals. We hope to have this resolved shortly and will post the information on this website as soon as it is confirmed. We plan on hosting the 2018 Track & Field finals on Saturday, July 7 or Saturday, July 14 depending on venue availability.
Saturday July 14th
Merrimack College, North Andover, MA
Entry Fee = $28
Late Fee after June 10 = $10
Finalist Fee = $30
** If athletes enter a non-qualifying event (hammer, pole vault, 400m hurdles, and race walk) the entry fee is for the entire competition
Regional Qualifying Meets
**New for 2018**
Athletes can choose to compete at any of the following regional qualifiers regardless of where they live or go to school. Participants must attend a qualifier and can only compete in ONE qualifier.
FRIDAY, JUNE 15
Fitchburg State University - Fitchburg, MA
Meet Start 5:30pm
TUESDAY, JUNE 19
Notre Dame Academy, Hingham
Meet Start 6:00pm
SATURDAY, JUNE 23
All Ages as of June 15, 2018
Junior: Age 10 - 14
Scholastic: Age 15 - 17
Open: Age 18 - 39
Masters: Click Here to view Masters Track Page
Male and Female Divisions
An athlete must meet at least one of the following criteria:
A full time resident of Massachusetts
A full time student at a recognized academic institution in Massachusetts
A registered member of a Track and Field Club in Massachusetts. Athletes entering under this eligibility rule may not also be a member of a non Massachusetts club.
Click here for a list of all events
The Finals Schedule will be posted here as soon as the finals venue is confirmed
2017 Final Results
Athletes may enter one running and two field events OR two running events and one field event
USA Track and Field rules apply to all events
USA Track and Field membership is not required to participate
in their age group they may move up one division in order to compete in that event. In this instance athletes will be competing as an athlete in the older age group, they will not be scored separately
An athlete cannot move up a division if the event is offered in the division in which they are eligible
All four Bay State Games regional track and field qualifiers as well as the finals will be sanctioned meets by USA Track and Field. The sanction number for the 2018 Bay State Games Track and Field competition will be posted when it is received.
Junior, Scholastic, and Open athletes must attend a regional qualifier
Masters athletes can choose to compete in the open or master division on an event by event basis. However, athletes cannot enter the same event in more than one division. Athletes who choose to enter events as an open or master must fill out the appropriate entry form. Open athletes must attend qualifiers, while Masters athletes only participate in the finals.
All medalists in this event will qualify for the State Games of America in 2019 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.