Berg/Seeger Classic – Information
The 9th Berg/Seeger Track & Field Classic will be hosted by Texas School for the Deaf in Austin on Saturday, 23 April 2016. The track & field competition will take place at Gamblin Field. Track has been resurfaced in the summer of 2014. It has 6-lane 400m rubber synthetic surface, two jumping sand pits, one each of shot put and discus throwing area, and locker rooms.
This is the third time that Texas has hosted Berg/Seeger Classic in the last 9 years. The first two was in 2008 and 2009. This classic is open to all Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing HS athletes, including schools for the Deaf and mainstream schools in the United States. HS athletes mean 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. Participation is not allowed for 6th, 7th, 8th graders, and fifth year senior.
The purpose for this classic is to promote interest in track and field among Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing high school athletes.
Bird eye view of track & field facilities:
Spikes – Track surface is orange rubber synthetic and maximum 3/16 spike size is allowed.
• Instructions – Please read this first before filling out forms.
• Form – Participation Information.
• Form – Roster & Entries.
• Participation Information form is due on Friday, 25 March 2016.
• Roster & Entries form is due on Wednesday, 20 April at 6:00pm EST.
If you have questions in regard to the 9th Berg/Seeger Classic, please contact Jesse Bailey at Jesse.Bailey@tsd.state.tx.us
Below is the list of schools that has confirmed to participate the 9th Berg/Seeger Track & Field Classic.
1. Arizona School for the Deaf
2. Arkansas School for the Deaf
3. California School for the Deaf – Fremont
4. California School for the Deaf – Riverside
5. Indiana School for the Deaf
6. Kansas School for the Deaf
7. Kentucky School for the Deaf
8. Maryland School for the Deaf
9. Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
10. Mississippi School for the Deaf
11. Model Secondary School for the Deaf
12. New Mexico School for the Deaf
13. Ohio School for the Deaf
14. Oklahoma School for the Deaf
15. Rochester School for the Deaf
16. Tennessee School for the Deaf
17. Texas School for the Deaf (HOST)
-as of 28 October 2015