KYA's Tennessee State Elementary Cross Country Championships 2016

Knoxville, TN

Meet Information

ELIGIBILITY / DIVISIONS:
This is a Tennessee State Championship meet for Tennessee elementary school aged athletes only. You must be in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grade to compete. Any athlete that has competed at the Middle School level (Varsity or Junior Varsity) prior to the regional qualifier or state meet will not be eligible 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 Middle 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)

STATE MEET QUALFYING CRITERIA:

> Teams / Individuals must qualify at only one of the Regional Meets listed below - according to the Region Boundaries
> Top 5 teams (boys and girls) and the top 30 individuals outside of the top 5 teams qualify for the State Championships
> Qualifying teams are limited to thier top 10 runners for the state varsity race.
> The balance above 10 will be placed in the JV race.

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

Junior Varsity Division -$10.00 per athlete. Maximum $60.00 per team (Boys and Girls as separate teams). This division is for large qualified teams (10+) 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 19th, 2016. 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.

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

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

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

Event Time
Event
Friday 10/21/16
4:00PM - 7:00PM Course Preview - Early Apparel Sales

Saturday 10/22/16


9:00 AM - 11:25AM Packet Pick Up (Concession Stand Area)
9:00 AM Course Open for Warm ups
10:00 AM Course Closed for Warm ups

Elementary School State Championship Races

10:30 AM Girls Elementary School Varsity Race - 1 Mile
10:50 AM Boys Elementary School Varsity Race - 1 Mile
11:10 AM Mixed Elementary School Junior Varsity Race - 1 Mile
** May be combined with Varsity Race if participation is low **
11:30 AM ES Awards

Middle School State Championship Races

12:25 PM Junior Varsity Races (Boys and Girls together)
1:05 PM Girls Middle School Varsity Race - 2 Miles
1:45 PM Boys Middle School Varsity Race - 2 Miles
2:30 PM MS Awards

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