NFHS Rule 7-5-19 Changes Standards Limits

Tweet New limits on standard settings will be in effect for the 2013 track season.  The National Federation of State High School Associations has moved the front end limit of the standards from 15.5″ back to 18″ in an effort to increase the safety of the pole vault. The rule states: “Changes the range for the position of the standards to 18 inches (45.7cm) measured beyond the vertical plane of the top of the stopboard, zero (0) point,...

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2012 Rule Change Allows For Additional Layers Of Tape 7-5-2

Tweet The National Federation of State High School Associations has changed the rule on the number of layersof tape that are allowed on the grip end of the pole.  Rule 7-5-2 now allows for multiple layers of tape as long as the layers of tape are of uniform thickness.  The old rule only allowed for at most 2 layers of tapeto be used on the grip end of the pole.  It’s a nice job by the NFHS to change this rule because it was really a...

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New Classifications To Shake Up Florida Vaulting

The FHSAA has shaken up the favorites with the reclassification that posted on October 21st. See how this will affect the favorites.

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Pole Vault Time Rules Are Critical To Know For Competition

Don’t let time run out on your attempt.

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Get Your Replacement Pole Vaulting Pole Labels Before Districts

Some poles will not pass inspection this year with the new rule.

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Rule 7-5-29 Revised For Vaulter Safety

Leaving the ground rule was changed in 2009 to insure the safety of high school vaulters.

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