Additional Information2012 Buford Invitational
Teams attending: We will take the first 12-15 varsity teams to respond and the first 10 JV teams.
Runners: Varsity races 10 runners, JV unlimited
Race Times: In an effort to finish before dark, we will need to stay on time.
JV Girls: 4:20
JV Boys: 5:00
Girls Varsity: 5:35pm
Boys Varsity: 6:15 pm
Awards: Following races
Parking: All buses needed to enter gate at visitor side of the football stadium. Do NOT drive buses up main entrance at light because you will get stuck under the school. Parking for buses will be on the left next to the scoreboard.
Restrooms: There will be two sets of restrooms open on the home side.
Course: 5K with all types of terrain. We do have a few small sections of asphalt and concrete so tell your runners that they will need rubber spikes or racing flats. Course will start and finish at the football stadium, but the majority of the race will happen on the opposite side of campus. Fans wishing to see more than the start and finish should go to tennis courts and practice football field.
School tents and team area: PLEASE DO NOT GET ON FOOTBALL FIELD. Tents can be set up off the track near the jumping pits. Both ends of the track can be used.
Awards: Top 15 individuals in each varsity race will receive a medal. Top 3 teams in each varsity race will receive a trophy. We're adding medals for the top 10 finishers in each JV race. No team trophies for JV.
Team Entry: ga.milesplit.com Go to the website and entry all your runners including JV runners. Each runner will have a bid number and time recorded.
Timing: The Perfect Timing Group - Chip timing will be utilitzed, creating fast results.
Entry Fee: $40 for each varsity team, $70 for both varsity teams, and the JV will be free.
If no varsity teams entered then the JV team fee will be $25
If you plan on attending please submit payment and commit to the race. As you well know, lots of planning and money will be invested in putting on this meet. With that being said, if you say you are coming you are committing to paying the entry fee whether you run or not. Sorry to be so strict on this, but we need to ensure the financial success of the race because of our budget.
Please make checks payable to Buford High School Cross Country. Send checks to 2750 Sawnee Avenue, Buford, Ga. 30518 ATTN: Drew Eager
Send me an email with any questions.
Coach Drew Eager