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Meet Details

Dear Coaches,

Thank you for your interest in the 21 Annual California Relays track and field meet set for and Friday Saturday, March 15th and 16th, 2024. The California Relays are held at Long Beach Wilson High School.  Wilson is the home the Jim Arquilla Long Beach Relays.  It is located approximately 7 miles south of downtown Long Beach and 19 miles north of Disneyland.   Since its Inaugural meet in 2004, the California has grown to be one of top meets in California.

On-line meet registration is now open at 21st Annual California Relays - Registration - Track & Field Meet (  Please carefully review the outlined areas below to familiarize yourself with all the key details for this year’s meet:

Please Return SIGNED Contract for Registration Code

MEET FORMAT:  The California Relays is a high school meet that takes place under National High School Federation rules and those of the California Interscholastic Federation. All participants must represent their high school and compete in their high school uniform.

The California Relays are held on Friday and Saturday morning. Their will be a no max of heats depending on the amount of entries.

ALL RELAYS ENTERED WILL BE ACCEPTED!  Individual events will be limited to the top verified marks.  Each school will be allowed to enter three entrants per event to allow for the great number of participants into the meet.  Their will be additional relays offered for the varsity section of the California Relays: 4×200, 4×800, 4x1600, 800 Sprint Medley, and Distance Medley relay.  

Frosh/Soph Relay events have returned!!!

The following  Fr/So relays will be contested: 4x100, 4x200, 4x400, 4x800, 800 Sprint Medley, and Distance Medley. 

And we have added the following Fr/So individual events: 800 and 1600.

TIME SCHEDULE:  The two-day meet runs as follows: On Friday, the meet starts at 4:30pm.  On Saturday the meet starts at 8:30 a.m.

EVENTS OFFERED:  100m | 400m | 800m | 1600 | 3200 | High Hurdles | 300m Hurdles | 4×100 | 4×200 | 4×400 | 4×800 | 4x1600 | Distance Medley | 800 Sprint Medley |1600 Sprint Medley |LJ | TJ | HJ | PV | SP | Discus.

The top eight verified entry marks will automatically compete in the faster heat of the lane races.

Their are no prelims this year.

Athletes may compete in a maximum of 4 different events during the meet.

School entry fees for 2024 are as follows:

Individual Varsity entries: $80 per relay and $39 per individual entry.  There is an entry fee cap (a maximum) of $350 per Varsity gender if that school’s total entries for that gender would otherwise have exceeded $350.

A school’s total fee will range from as low as $39 (for one individual entry) up to $600 (if the total entry for each part of a co-ed squad exceeds $350 per gender when each gender’s entries are added together.)

Entry fees due will be posted online at the meet website after the seeding process has been fully completed on Tuesday, March 12th.  Entry fee payment is to be made on meet day (at packet pickup) by either cash or school check. NO PERSONAL CHECKS!  Checks should be made payable to: “California Relays” or "Long Beach Wilson".

Teams will not be allowed access into the stadium nor be allowed to compete unless fees have been paid.

                                                 *****VERY IMPORTANT!*****


Please Return SIGNED Contract and Registration.

Only athletes entered via the online process at 21st Annual California Relays - Registration - Track & Field Meet ( will be considered for entry into the meet. No faxed or emailed entries will be considered. Please do the following:

1) Coaches must create an account for their school by logging on to:  If you have an account from last year, you can use that account. If not, please create a new one.  Create your own username (which is your email address) and your own password (which only you will know). Please save this password.

(2) Only one coach per team (preferably the head coach) should have an ( account for use with the California Relays. Having more than one coach inputting athlete names and marks creates database problems with multiple accounts, repeated, unauthorized, or conflicting entries, etc. and will be grounds for having ALL marks by that school being deleted from the database. Again, only ONE coach per team should be responsible for handling the declaration and registration process for the California Relays.

(3) Upon successfully creating your ( account, follow the on-line steps provided there to register your team.


Please be aware of the following very important timetables you must adhere to:

On-line registration window open: Tuesday, Dec. 12th to Sunday, March,10th at 9:00 p.m. PST. You must enter your athletes and their marks during this time frame.

Seed marks update deadline: Monday, March 11th at 7:00 p.m. PST.

Seeding: Meet management will conduct seeding from March 11th-13th.

Acceptances announced: School-by-school entries will be posted at the meet website on Wednesday, March 13th.

Meet date: Friday March 15th and Saturday March 16th.

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