UIL Track & Field State Meet Information
Media Contact: Kate Hector
Date: May 10, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUSTIN, TX— The 2016 UIL Track & Field State Meet will be held May 12-14 at Mike A. Myers Stadium on The University of Texas at Austin campus.
Media Credentials: Interested media outlets planning to cover the UIL Track & Field State Meet must submit an online media credential request by noon Wednesday, May 11. The Track & Field Media Credential Request form can be found online at: https://www.uiltexas.org/form/media-credentials/request.php?sport=track. Requests should specify which school(s) your media outlet will be covering and list all representatives of your media outlet covering the event. Credentials should be picked up at Gate 31 (east side of Darryl K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Robert Dedman Dr.) Credentials will be available beginning one hour prior to the start of the meet.
For more information please refer to the UIL Media Policy at this link: https://www.uiltexas.org/media/info/track-field-state-meet-media-policy
Tickets: STUDENT- $7 per session
ADULT - $12 per session
ALL SESSION TICKET - $30
SATURDAY ONLY TICKET (good for both Sat. sessions) - $20
Parking: Traffic on Robert Dedman and Clyde Littlefield will be one way on Friday and Saturday during the UIL Track & Field State Meet. The best way to access garages and lots is via Red River and Robert Dedman. Advanced reserved parking is available to purchase on a first come, first serve basis. Please visit https://utparking.clickandpark.com/venue for more information.
Sessions & Events:
5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12 – 1st Session: Field Events – 3A & 5A
7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12 – 1st Session: 3,200-Meter Runs – 3A & 5A
8:00 a.m. Friday, May 13 – 2nd Session: Field Events – 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A & WC
8:00 a.m. Friday, May 13 – 2nd Session: 3,200-Meter Runs – 1A, 2A, 4A & 6A
6:00 p.m. Friday, May 13 – 3rd Session: Track Events – 3A, 5A & WC
8:00 a.m. Saturday, May 14 – 4th Session: Field Events – 1A, 2A, 4A & 6A
12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 14 – 4th Session: Track Events – 1A & 4A
6:00 p.m. Saturday, May 14 – 5th Session: Track Events – 2A & 6A
Wheelchair Division: For the third time at a UIL Track & Field State Meet, students in wheelchairs will be able to participate in a Wheelchair Division. Students in wheelchairs will compete in pilot events for 100-meter dash, 400-meter dash, and shot put. These events will be non-scoring, and the participants have qualified by submitting a qualifying mark or performance.
Track & Field State Meet Qualifiers: Qualifiers for the state track meet can be found on the UIL website at: http://www.uiltexas.org/track-field/state/track-field-state-meet-qualifiers-results
Broadcast Information: The NFHS Network will provide live webcasts of the 2016 UIL Track & Field State Championships.
Fans, family and alumni unable to attend can watch the UIL Track & Field State Championships live online with a subscription at www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/uil. Subscribers can also watch on the go by downloading the NFHS Network app for iPhone and Android devices.
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