JPS Cross Country Series

2018 JPS

Cross Country Challenge Series

Hosted By: Jackson Public Schools

What:                   The Jackson Public Schools will be hosting the 2018 Cross Country Challenge Series this fall. The series consist of 8 cross country meets to determine the BEST Jackson Public Schools Cross Country Teams and Athletes of 2018. All these meets are open to all schools outside the JPS. Only JPS results will be used to determine series BEST!


Meet Dates:





Tuesday T




August 21

August 28

September 4

September 11

September 18

September 25

October 2

October 18

Short Course Race - 4k

JPS Meet

JPS Meet

JPS Meet

JPS Meet

JPS Invitational

JPS Meet

JPS Championship Meet


Girls 5k Race

Awards Ceremony

5:30 p.m.*

6:45 p.m.

Boys 5k Race

6:00 p.m.


Notes: Races will start on time!          

*Start times will change to 5:00 p.m. beginning with the September 25 meet! 

Location: Choctaw Trails

Awards:  Medals to the Top 3 Boys and Girls in each race Medals to the Top 3 JPS Boys and Girls in each



Ribbons to 4th through 10th Place Boys and Girls in each race. Team Trophies in each race in the JPS Invitational,

Team Trophies to the winning JPS Teams in the JPS Championship Meet

Certificates to the Top 14 Boys and Girls All JPS Cross Country Challenge Series Team

at the end of the season.

Team Participation:  Schools must request and receive consent to participate in a meet since the number of teams  are limited for each competition. To request to participate in a meet(s) e-mail Teams that show up without requesting and receiving consent to participate will not be allowed to compete!

Entries: Unlimited entries! Schools will enter athletes only one time for the entire series on-line at! Go to the October 18 JPS Meet to enter teams and athletes for all meets. Additional athletes may be added any time!

Entry Fees: $40.00 for either a Boys or Girls Team or $75.00 per School (Boys & Girls Teams)

Make checks payable to: JPS Cross Country Series


Results:  Results will be posted at the end of each meet on

More Info:   Woody Barnett, Pirate Timing LLC, 601-624-7822,

Timing, scoring and results for all meets will be provided by: