What will it take to qualify for the 2022 PIAA Track & Field State Championships?
All state qualification must take place via a the district championship meets, which run the week before the state meet in late May.
Each district/classification has a set number of automatic qualifiers in each event (with the exception of the pole vault) based on the number of teams that compete in each district/classification. After those spots are filled, individuals or relays that place eighth or better in the district meet final and hit the state qualifying time, height, or distance for that particular event.
Those state qualifying mark for each district and gender can be found below, along with how many qualifying spots each district/classification is guaranteed for the state meet.
State Meet Qualifying Standards
Qualifiers By District/Classification