Prep Track and Field: IHSAA Releases State Qualifying Meet Sites

Prep Track and Field- The 2024 High School State Track and Field competition at Drake Stadium is a month away from getting underway on May 16th and running through the 18th and the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) released the sites for the State Qualifying Meets today.

The State Qualifying Meets are currently scheduled to run on Thursday, May 9th, for all classes and for both the boys and girls.

There will be no more than 24 qualifiers in any event as Classes 4A, 3A, and 2A will have the top place winners advance, while Class 4A will have the next 12 best statewide performance advance and Classes 3A and 2A will have the next 8 best statewide performances advance.

Class 1A will just be the top place winner in each event plus the next 14 best performances statewide. If a tie happens, the highest qualifying meet place winner will be the qualifier. If there is still a tie the school’s name alphabetically will qualify. In 2025, it will change to the first school’s name alphabetically.

Class 4A State Qualifying Meet Sites

  • Cedar Rapids, Jefferson
  • Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln
  • Dubuque, Senior
  • Iowa City, City
  • Norwalk
  • Waukee Northwest

Class 3A State Qualifying Meet Sites

  • Atlantic
  • Clear Lake
  • Mount Pleasant
  • North Polk
  • Saydel
  • Sergeant Bluff-Luton
  • Solon
  • West Delaware

Class 2A State Qualifying Meet Sites

  • Dike-New Hartford
  • Denver
  • Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont
  • Manson Northwest Webster
  • Roland-Story
  • Spirit Lake
  • Tipton
  • Treynor

Class 1A State Qualifying Meet Sites

  • Belle Plaine
  • BGM
  • Earlham
  • Edgewood-Colesburg
  • Fremont-Mills
  • Mount Ayr
  • North Union
  • Saint Ansgar
  • Sigourney
  • Westwood