Division III Proposals


Division III Proposal Archives

Last Updated 8/20/14

Proposal Date Received Submitted By USTFCCCA Committee Committee Action Date of Action USTFCCCA Convention Convention Action Date of Action NCAA Committee NCAA Action Date of Action Status
Recommend the NCAA Division III Track & Field/Cross Country Committee and Championships Committee adopt a 10-year plan to move the NCAA Division III Track & Field and Cross Country Championships to a ratio of 16:1. 11/1/11 Garrick Larson, Concordia College-Moorhead D3 TF Executive Committee
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D3 XC Executive Committee
Supported as Time-Sensitive 12/11/11 2011 DIII XC and 2011 DIII TF Passed, 243-60-7 12/15/11 In Progress
If the NCAA adds 44 bodies per gender to the NCAA Indoor Championships, the 200 Meter and the 3000 Meter will be added. For the men, the field sizes will be 15 per individual event and 10 relays. For the women, the field sizes will be 17 per individual event and 10 relays. 12/13/11 DIII TF Executive Committee D3 TF Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/13/11 2011 DIII TF Accepted, 126-19-18 12/15/11 DIII Championships Comm Accepted March 2013 To begin 2013-2014
Add an addtional recall starter behind the xc starting line in the middle of the field. 12/17/12 DIII XC Executive Committee D3 XC Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/12 2012 DIII XC Accepted, 141-2-6 12/20/12 Rules Change proposal submitted by USTFCCCA 8/1/14 Rules Change effective 2015 season
Allow ability to amend original 10 declared athletes up until 8pm CST on Sunday immediately following regionals. 12/17/12 Al Carius, North Central D3 XC Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/12 2012 DIII XC Accepted, 87-48-11 12/20/12 DIII TF Comm Rejected Summer 2013 Rejected
Increase travel party in track and field to at least the head coach and event coach of every qualifying athlete. 12/17/12 DIII TF Executive Committee D3 TF Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/12 2012 DIII TF Accepted, 183-0-0 12/20/12 DIII Championships Comm Hold due to budget cycle On hold. Re-evaluate conv 2013
That the NCAA further evaulate data and equations used to establish indexing figures. 12/17/12 DIII TF Executive Committee D3 TF Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/12 2012 DIII TF Accepted, 155-11-15 12/20/12 DIII TF Comm In Progress
Creation of a technical manual for Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 12/17/12 DIII TF Executive Committee D3 TF Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/12 2012 DIII TF Accepted, 180-2-0 12/20/12 DIII TF Comm Spring 2013 Creation of technical sheet and incorporation of info into existing manuals.
To ask the NCAA to seek annually a process to put NCAA T&F Championships in the best facilities nationally. 11/6/13 Jim Pennington, Springfield D3 TF Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/19 2013 DIII TF Accepted, 129-7-8 12/19/13
To increase the warmup before the high jump during the multi events at the Indoor and Outdoor T&F Championships to at least 45 mins. 11/11/13 Patrick MacDonald, Hendrix D3 TF Executive Committee Rejected 12/16/13 Rejected
Extend the entry period to 2pm EST on the Sunday following Regional Championships. 11/19/13 Steve Johnson, Wartburg D3 XC Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/13 2013 DIII XC Accepted, 130-17-9 12/19/13 NCAA T&F Committee Accepted 6/17/14 Accepted
The length of time between the start of each region championship race may vary between 60-90 mins, determined by the host and NCAA T&F Committee. 12/16/13 D3 XC Executive Committee D3 XC Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/13 2013 DIII XC Accepted, 135-8-7 12/19/13 NCAA DIII TF Comm Accepted March 2014 Effective 2014 season
To increase number of paid offcials at regionals and nationals to match the number required in host manual. 12/16/13 D3 XC Executive Committee D3 XC Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/13 2013 DIII XC Accepted, 152-0-0 12/19/13
To score each region’s individual qualifiers as a region team in alternate USTFCCCA competition. 12/16/13 D3 XC Executive Committee D3 XC Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/13 2013 DIII XC Accepted, 95-30-14 12/19/13
To add one non-athlete to the championship travel party. 12/16/13 D3 TF Executive Committee D3 TF Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/13 2013 DIII TF Accepted, 145-1-2 12/19/13 NCAA T&F Committee Tabled due to budgetary shortfall 6/17/14 Tabled
To request that NCAA add section to technical sheet specific to combined events to include instruction to determine reasonable and appropriate WU times taking into consideration facility and field sizes. 12/16/13 D3 TF Executive Committee D3 TF Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/13 2013 DIII TF Accepted, 139-6-3 12/19/13
No event can be scheduled to begin after 8pm at the Outdoor National Championships. 12/16/13 D3 TF Executive Committee D3 TF Executive Committee Accepted as Time-Sensitive 12/17/13 2013 DIII TF Accepted, 84-51-9 12/19/13 NCAA T&F Committee Will keep in mind and inform hosts In consideration
Change in date counting rules and allowable competitions. 5/1/14 Ned Bishop, Connecticut College D3 TF Executive Committee