Lettering Requirements

LETTERING REQUIREMENTS

The following are guidelines for earning a varsity letter in track and field:

1. Be a good citizen.  
2. Abide by all the rules and requirements set by the MSHSAA and Belton High School.
3. Compete at the varsity level at least 50% of the time.
4. Complete all work assignments at home track meets.
5. Turn in all uniforms - clean and laundered - by the requested date.
6. Meet one of the following performance standards:
  • Earn 15 varsity team points.  Duals or practice meets to NOT count.
  • Medal at a major varsity meet.
  • Meet one of the time standards below:
    • BOYS
      100m Dash 11.7 3200m Run 10:45
      200m Dash 24.1 High Jump 5'10"
      400m Dash 53.0 Long Jump 19'10"
      100m Hurdles 16.2 Triple Jump 38'10"
      300m Hurdles 43.1 Shot Put 44'02"
      800m Run 2:08 Discus 119'10"
      1600m Run 4:55 Pole Vault 11'00"
    • GIRLS
      100m Dash 13.0 3200m Run 13:00
      200m Dash 28.0 High Jump 4'10"
      400m Dash 1:04 Long Jump 15'00"
      100m Hurdles 17.0 Triple Jump 34'00"
      300m Hurdles 52.0 Shot Put 34'00"
      800m Run 2:32 Discus 92'00"
      1600m Run 5:50 Pole Vault 8'00"
7. Athletes may earn a "provisional" letter if standards 1 to 5 are met, but not standard 6.
8. The Pirate Track Coaching Staff will have the final say on letter winners.