2017 Georgia XC Meet of Champions is set for November 11
(photos by Ben Ennis)
Meet of Champions 2016 had outstanding Boys and Girls fields with very tight team competitions at last year's inaugural event. The fields were deep, and many of the athletes achieved a season PR. The feedback from those who participated last year was excellent. We are excited about 2017!
Date: Nov. 11, 2017
Time: 9:00am Boys race, 9:45am Girls race
Location: Heritage Christian Church XC Course in Peachtree City/ Fayetteville
Who: The top 20-25 Boys teams and top 20-25 Girls teams based on the Selection Committee
The top 25 individual Boys who are not on teams and the top 25 individual Girls who are not on teams
Awards: Top 10 individuals will receive medals; Top 3 teams will receive "Meet of Champions" Team medals; All invited athletes will receive a special Meet of Champions gift
Meet Selection Criteria:
- Top Teams based on the 1st half of the season have already been extended invitations.
- State Champions: 1st place teams in all 8 GHSA classifications will get an auto- invite; Top 2 individuals in all 8 GHSA classifications will get auto-invites as well.
- Next Wave of teams: The next set of top teams and individuals will be invited based on region and state performances.
The selection committee will be contacting teams and individuals who are in the next wave/ on the bubble after their Region meet. Additionally, those selected will be posted on MileSplit.
With more coaches and athletes knowing about the Meet of Champions this year, they have planned it into their schedules, and we expect the strength of the fields to be even better in 2017!