Advancement to the State Open Championships: The top five finishers in each of the state class championships plus all athletes who meet the automatic qualification standard during the class championship meets.
Advancement to the New England Championships: The top six finishers from the State
Open Championships. Athletes must declare their intent-to-enter the event at the New England
Meet when receiving their state open award. If fewer than six athletes declare, the 7th place
and then the 8th place finisher will be allowed to declare.