DCIAA High School Developmental Meet 2023

Washington, DC

Meet Information

DCIAA HS Developmental Meet

**For DCIAA schools ONLY

Kenilworth Park

4052 Deane Avenue NE, Washington, DC

Thursday, October 12, 2023


Meet Director:

Shanice Abrams, shanice.abrams@k12.dc.gov


Meet Schedule:

o  10:00-10:45am High School Teams arrive to familiarize themselves with the course

o  10:50am- High School Coaches Meeting

o  11:00am-High School Girls

o  11:45am- High School Boys

**Note: we will make every attempt to keep strictly to this schedule, but times are subject to change based on the runners pacing


The length of the course shall be as follows:

High School - 3.1 miles (5k)



All athletes MUST be deemed eligible by the DCIAA to compete in any athletic competition. The DCIAA will adhere to NFHS Track & Field, USATF, and modified DCIAA rules, which are located in our DCIAA Handbook.  As the LEA, the DCIAA is allowed to making changes to the NFHS and USATF rules.  Please note that rule modifications can be made at any point during the season depending upon the safety of the coach, spectators, and athletes, this includes modifications to handbook procedures.


Uniform Rule- All uniform rules shall be in accordance with the NFHS and USATF standards. Each competitors uniform shall meet all requirements and restrictions as presented in Rules 4-3-1 and 4-3-2 of the NFHS rule book. The competitor's uniform shall be issued by the school, worn as intended by the manufacturer, and have the following restrictions:

 The uniform must be of a material and design deemed to not be objectionable or offensive by the athletics department of the issuing institution

 Each competitor shall wear a uniform bearing the school name and colors. 

 All Bottoms shall be a solid color.

 The waistband of a competitor's bottom shall be worn above the hips.

 #2 UASTF Rule 143 Athletic Attire

  1. In all events competitors must wear clothing that is clean, designed, and worn so as not to be objectionable. The clothing must be made of a material that is not transparent even if wet. The competitors must not wear clothing that could impede the view of the judges. Athletes' vests should have the same color on the front and back. The size or number of logos on athletes' attire shall be restricted only when required by the IAAF or USOC.


Disqualification Conduct

Competitors are not allowed to receive any assistance while competing in an event. This assistant includes, but not limited to

  • Pacing by a teammate not in the race or persons not participating in the event (i.e running along side a competitor)
  • Competitors joining hands with eachother during a race
  • Coaching a competitor from a restricted area
  • Using an aid during the race or trial (ex: heart rate monitor, fitbit, GPS device, smart watch, etc)
  • And all other assistance that is defined by the LEA. Please communicated with the Meet director to receive more examples.

All DCIAA employees shall not indulge in conduct which would incite players or spectators against the officials and/or DCIAA staff. Public criticism of coordinators, officials or players is unethical.

All Competitors who conduct themselves in an unsporting manner, who are offensive by action or language, or who are found to be in violation of honest effort, shall be warned or disqualified by the referee from the event and from the remainder of the meet.

All coaches are responsible for reading the meet registration online as it will pertain the specifics of the meet.


It iis the coach's responsibility to check your entries to insure that the correct participants are both listed and reports to the event.


Registration Deadline, Monday, October 9, 2023 at 8:00pm