A new rule allows potential at-large state meet qualifiers to participate. If an athlete's coach scratches a known non-participant from an event prior to the deadline, the next at large competitor will be rolled up into the field of 24.
Deadline: Prior to midnight, Tuesday, May 16.
From "Scratch Procedure and Penalty" pp. 6-7:
Related article by Chris Hawbolt:
NEW State Rule in Regards to Scratches
Hope all concerned are pro-active, so that deserving athletes may continue training, make travel arrangements, and participate this weekend.
Good luck to all, and safe travels.