The 10th Berg/Seeger Track & Field Classic will be hosted by Texas School for the Deaf in Austin on Saturday, 08 April 2017. The track & field competition will take place at Gamblin Field. Track has been resurfaced in the summer of 2014. It has 6-lane 400m orange rubber synthetic surface, two jumping sand pits, one each of shot put and discus throwing area, and locker rooms.
This is the fourth time that Texas has hosted Berg/Seeger Classic in the last 10 years. The first three were in 2008, 2009, and 2016. 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.
This meet is sanctioned by the NFHS.
Host website info.
Bird eye view of track & field facilities:
Flats or track shoes with spikes no longer than 3/16 inch are allowed. Spike length will be strictly enforced. Athletes not complying with this specification will not be allowed to compete.
Please contact Jesse Bailey at Jesse.Bailey@tsd.state.tx.us to obtain medical waiver forms.
• Participation Information form is due on Friday, 17 March.
• Roster and Entry forms are due on Wednesday, 05 April at 6:00pm EST.
If you have questions in regard to the 10th Berg/Seeger Classic, please contact Jesse Bailey.
Below is the list of schools that has confirmed to participate the 10th Berg/Seeger Track & Field Classic.
1. Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
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. Missouri School for the Deaf
12. Model Secondary School for the Deaf
13. New Mexico School for the Deaf
14. Oregon School for the Deaf
15. Tennessee School for the Deaf
16. Texas School for the Deaf (HOST)
17. Washington School for the Deaf
18. Wisconsin School for the Deaf
-as of 21 March 2017