SECTION I. NOMINATIONS
A. Nominations may be made by any TGCA member in good standing. Member Coaches
may nominate as many athletes as they deem deserving. These nominations should
be submitted online or mailed to TGCA no later than on the Monday prior to the
state track meet.
B. Verbal nominations are not accepted.
C. For an All-Star to be eligible, the head varsity coach of her school must be a member of
TGCA in good standing. The head varsity coach must be contacted before an athlete is
selected as an All-Star.
D. All-Star teams will not be selected by individual events.
E. Athletes must be INCOMING seniors.
SECTION II: SELECTION COMMITTEE
A. This committee shall be composed of the members of the TGCA Track & Field
B. The Track
Committee will meet at the
Committee shall select All-Star teams in 1A-2A-3A-4A and 5A-6A consisting of
24 athletes per All-Star team, with 15 alternates being selected in both
1A-2A-3A-4A and 5A-6A. These teams will not be selected by individual events.
C. Two athletes from the same school can be named to an All-Star team. Clarification: The
Track and Field Committee will have the option of selecting two athletes from one
school, and one school only, per All-Star team on a yearly basis.
D. Conference and regional representation will be considered by the selection committee.
A. The Executive Director will verify the Track and Field All-Stars as soon as possible after
the state meet.
B. The Executive Director will then notify the selected Track and Field All-Stars and their
coaches of the selection. The selected All-Star should know within seven (7) days of
notification whether or not she will be available to receive her award at the honor award
at the Summer Clinic and should so inform the Executive Director.
The deadline for a Track & Field All-Stars' final acceptance is June 1.
C. Coaches may duplicate the nomination form if more than one athlete is nominated.
SECTION IV: THE PRESIDENT
A. Will resolve selection disputes and problems.
B. Approve track and field All-Star verifications with the Track Committee Chairman and
the Executive Director.
C. Will meet with the Track Committee at their meeting during the state meet and at any
other meeting in this regard as requested by the Track Committee Chairman.
SECTION V: TRACK HONOR PRESENTATION
A. Until such time as it is feasible or possible to implement an All-Star track meet during
the Summer Clinic, this track All-Star selection method will be used to honor some of
the state's incoming senior girl track athletes.
B. These selected All-Stars will make up the TGCA All-Star Teams. They will be
recognized both as an individual and a team at half-time of the 1A-2A-3A-4A
All-Star basketball game at the Summer Clinic.
C. Each All-Star will receive a special award at half-time of the All-Star basketball game.
D. The high school coach of each All-Star will also receive a special award certificate at
half-time of the All-Star basketball game and will be recognized.
The standing committees for cross country, volleyball, cheerleading, basketball, track & field
and softball will review submitted nominations from their region and division
for the Legacy All-Star team selections. The selections will be made from player
nominations submitted to TGCA by their member coaches on or before the Monday
noon prior to the state tournament or meet of the particular sport. Selections will
be based on the following criteria:
1. The nominated players must be graduating seniors.
2. The Standing Committee will select the best twenty (20) nominees in the particular sport
in 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A and the best twenty (20) nominees in the particular sport in 5A, 6A.
3. The high school head varsity coach must be a member of TGCA in good standing before
November 1st of that school year before the school is eligible to have an All-Star(s).
4. A coach may nominate as many of their graduating senior players as desired.
5. The TGCA Legacy All-Star team members in each sport will receive a certificate from the
TGCA recognizing their achievement of being named to the team. There will be no All-Star
game for these teams.
Revised by vote of the membership at the annual business meeting on July 10, 2014.
Revised by vote of the membership at the annual business meeting July 16, 2015.
Revised by vote of the Board of Directors June 5, 2016.