Meet Information

Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018

Location: Kate Barr-Ross Park

Entry Deadline: Tuesday, September 4 at 6:00 pm

Entry Procedure: All entries will be done online through Direct Athletics

Entry Fee: $10 per athlete entered, max of $250 per team (Boys and Girls are SEPARATE teams!)

Entry Fee is to be paid during packet pick-up on Saturday morning or mailed to: SHSU Track & Field, Box 2268, Huntsville, Texas 77341

Checks payable to: SHSU Cross Country

There will also be an option to pay for your entries on Direct Athletics. THIS IS NOT REQUIRED! YOUR ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED WHETHER YOU PAY ONLINE OR NOT! If you do want to pay on Direct Athletics, you must pay prior to 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 4. Please note that you will have to pay cash at the meet for your entries if your check is in the mail and not received on or before September 8.

Entry Limits: Up to 10 athletes per team will be allowed to compete in each varsity division. Up to 20 athletes per team will be allowed to compete in each junior Varsity division. Unlimited entries in the open division.

Team Scoring: Team scores will be computed by totaling the top five runners finish positions. The 6th and 7th runners will count as displacers. Runners 8 and beyond will not be figured into the team scores but will be given official times. Teams with less than five runners will not be totaled in the team scores.

Packet Pick-Up: Packets may be picked up Saturday morning starting at 6:00 am. Packet pick-up will be located in the small brick building just west of the starting line.

Numbers/Chips: Numbers, pins and chips can be found in each packet. Each number/chip will be assigned to a specific athlete. Please be sure that each athletes number is visible on the front of their uniform.

FOR ENTERED ATHLETES WHO DONT COMPETE OR DONT FINISH THE RACE, PLEASE MAKE SURE TO TURN IN THE TIMING CHIPS TO PACKET PICKUP!!!!!!

Race Times: Saturday, September 8, 2018

8:05am Varsity Boys ELITE - 5,000m

8:25am Varsity Girls ELITE - 5,000m

8:50am Varsity Boys Orange (5A-6A) - 5,000m

9:15am Varsity Girls Orange (5A-6A) - 5,000m

9:40am Varsity Boys White (1A-4A) - 5,000m

10:05am Varsity Girls White (1A-4A) - 2 Miles

10:25am Junior Varsity Boys Gold - 5,000m

10:50am Junior Varsity Girls Gold - 5,000m

11:15am Junior Varsity Boys Silver - 2 Miles

11:30am Junior Varsity Girls Silver - 2 Miles

11:50am Open Boys - 2 Miles

12:05pm Open Girls - 2 Miles

Results: All results will be posted live at www.flashresultstexas.com and will be posted at www.gobearkats.com following the competition.

Awards: Medals will be presented to the top 10 finishers of each high school division. Plaques will be given to the winning team in each high school varsity divisions.

Parking: Parking is $5 per vehicle (cash only). There will be no cost of parking for school buses and clearly marked school vehicles (no passes needed). Unmarked school vehicles need to email cbb012@shsu.edu prior to 5pm on Thursday, September 6 and your name will be placed on a pass list to allow you entrance to the park. Parking lots will open at 5:45 am on the day of competition.

T-Shirts: T-Shirts will be sold at the meet site the day of competition.

Directions to Course:

From the South - Traveling north bound on I-45, take exit #118. Turn right on to TX-75. Kate Barr-Ross Park will be a quarter mile down on the left.

From the North - Traveling south bound on I-45, take exit #118. Turn left on to TX-75. Kate Barr-Ross Park will be a quarter mile down on the left.

Physical address of Kate Barr-Ross Park: 480 State Highway 75 N, Huntsville, TX 77320

Meet Director:

Jesse Parker

(936) 294-3127

jparker@shsu.edu

For meet information on-line, go to www.gobearkats.com. Choose Cross Country from the Mens or Womens Sports drop down menu on the top.

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