KYA ES-MS XC STATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Knoxville, TN

Meet Information

DATE: October 24, 2015

LOCATION: Victor Ashe Park / Knoxville, Tennessee

ELIGIBILITY / DIVISIONS:
This is a Tennessee State Championship meet for Tennessee elementary and middle school aged athletes only. You must be in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grade (elementary) or 6th, 7th and 8th grade (middle school) to compete. Teams and / or individuals must qualify to compete in this championship meet through designated regional qualifying races.

Elementary School Varsity Division - Open to all Tennessee Elementary School Athletes (grades 3,4,5 that have qualified at a regional qualifier either as a member of a top 5 team or top 30 individual. Teams - only your top 10 runners should be entered in the varsity race.

Elementary School Junior Varsity Division - Open to all Tennessee Elementary School Athletes of teams that have qualified at a regional qualifier (grades 3,4,5). This division is only for those qualified teams with more than 10 runners. All remaining runners outside of your top 10 should be entered in the JV Division. THIS IS A MIXED RACE (BOYS AND GIRLS TOGETHER)

Middle School Varsity Division - Open to all Tennessee Middle School Athletes (grades 6,7,8 that have qualified at a regional qualifier either as a member of a top 5 team or top 25 individual. Teams - only your top 7 runners should be entered in the varsity race.

Middle School Junior Varsity Division - Open to all Tennessee Elementary School Athletes of teams that have qualified at a regional qualifier (grades 6,7,8). This division is only for those qualified teams with more than 7 runners. All remaining runners outside of your top 7 should be entered in the JV Division. THIS IS A MIXED RACE (BOYS AND GIRLS TOGETHER)

STATE MEET QUALFYING CRITERIA:

> Teams / Individuals must qualify at only one of the Regional Meets
> Top 5 teams and the Top 20 individuals from the TMSSAA meet held on 10/10/15
> Top 5 teams (boys and girls) and the top 30 individuals for elementary and the top 25 for middle outside of the top 5 teams qualify for the State Championships
> Qualifying teams are limited to their top 10 for elementary and top 7 middle school runners for the state varsity race.
> The balance will be placed in the JV race.

ENTRY FEES:
Varsity Division - (Boys and Girls pay as separate teams). (10 athletes max per team for elementary and 7 athletes max per team for middle) Maximum $50.00 per team. If you have under 5 athletes - $10.00 per athlete.

Middle School Junior Varsity Division -$10.00 per athlete. Maximum $50.00 per team (Boys and Girls as separate teams). This division is for large qualified teams (7+) that would still like all of their runners to compete at the state meet. Unlimited JV entries per team.

All Entries must be completed online by October 21st, 2015. You may not enter this event unless you have qualified through a regional qualifying event (qualifiers are listed by regional below) To enter online Please click the link below. You must pay with Visa / MC / Debit online no later than 10/22/15. Entires without payment will not be accepted. Please prepare your school bookeepers with regards to online payment requirement. A confirmation email will be sent to you upon completion and payment of your entry. Please make sure to print this off and bring it with you to packet pick up as proof of entry and payment. Scratches or no-shows will not be refunded.

T-SHIRTS - HOODIES:
Commemorative shirts and hoodies will be on sale at the meet for $15.00. Hoddies for $25.00. Apparel will be on sale Friday during course preview in order for athletes and parents to avoid lines on race day. If you would like to pre-order apparel and have it ready for pick up at the meet please email: frenchdesignworks@gmail.com

AWARDS:
Individual Awards - Trophies will be awarded to the top 30 in each race in elementary and top 20 in middle.

Team Awards - Plaques will be awarded to the top Five boys and girls varsity and JV middle school teams. Plaques will be awarded to the top three boys and girls varsity and JV Elementary teams.

All-State Designation - Awarded to top 20 individual in both the Middle School varsity girls and varsity boys races (All-State certificates to be awarded with trophies). Awarded to top 30 individuals in both elementary school varsity girls and boys races.

TEAM SCORING:
Team Scoring will follow standard scoring format. Top 5 runners score with team tie breakers taken to runners 6. Team Scoring for all races.

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