SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION JUNIOR OLYMPIC CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018
QUALIFYING MEET FOR THE USATF NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Hosted by: Peak Performance Track & Field / Cross Country Club
Site: Madison Middle School, Madison, MS. Note: GPS Address: 1365 Mannsdale, Road, Madison, MS 39110.
Sanctioned by: Southern Association of USA Track & Field
Registration: (1.) Register on-line www.athletic.net (NOTE: Do Not try to use ms.milesplit to register for the meet) Entry deadline is Thursday, November 15, 2018 by 11:59PM Central Time. No on site registration on the day of the meet. To be eligible to compete in this meet, one must be a resident of the USATF Southern Association (Louisiana & Mississippi). To be able to register with www.athletic.net all participants, team members or unattached competitors must purchase a USATF Membership Number through www.usatf.org. To get your Birth Certificate Verified, email Earlett Buckley at firstname.lastname@example.org a scanned copy of your Birth Certificate with your USATF Membership number attached to the email. Earlett Buckley's cell number is 225-270-3322.
Entry Fees: $10.00 per individual.
Qualifying Procedures: This meet will serve as the qualifying meet to the 2018 National Championships in Reno, NV. on Saturday, December 8, 2018. To qualify as an individual, one must finish in the top 15 in their age group. The first place team in each age group will also qualify.
Age Divisions and Distances: 8 & Under (born 2009 & above) 2000 meters (1.2 miles)9-10 (born 2007-2008) 3000 meters (1.8 miles) 11-12 (born 2005-2006) 3000 meters (1.8 miles) 13-14 (born 2003-2004) 4000 meters (2.5 miles) 15-16 (born 2001-200 5000 meters (3.1 miles) 17-18 (born 1999-2000) 5000 meters (3.1 miles) Time Schedule: Note: Some age divisions and boys and girls races could be combined. 8:00 AM: Registration begins 9:30 AM: 6-8 yr. old Boys and Girls--2000 meters 9:45 AM: 9-10 yr. old Boys and Girls--3000 meters 10:00 AM: 11-12 yr. old Boys and Girls--3000 meters 10:30 AM: 13-14 yr. old Boys and Girls--4000 meters 11:00 AM: 15-16 yr. old Boys and Girls, and 17-18 yr. old Men and Women--5000 meters 11:30 AM: Awards presentation (medals to top 10 finishers in each division )