Meet Information

Chip timing for all races will be provided by
** Olympia Resources!!! **


COACHES - PLEASE NOTE: THE MEET WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 24 H.S. TEAMS.

WE WILL ALLOW 10 H.S. VARSITY ENTRIES. (RACES 3 & 4).

COACHES - PLEASE EMAIL YOUR APPROXIMATE # OF JV ENTRIES TO COACH WHITE (donnywhite@pickenscountyschools.org) BY 8/16/15 SO WE CAN DETERMINE IF AN ADDITIONAL JV RACE IS NECESSARY .

Race Times:

(1) Middle School Boys - (3200 meters) 7:45 AM
(2) Middle School Girls - (3200 meters) 8:15 AM
(3) Varsity Boys - (5K) 9:00 AM
(4) Varsity Girls - (5K) 9:30 AM
(5) J.V. Boys - (5K) 10:15 AM
(6) J.V. Girls - (5K) 10:45 AM

All races 1 - 6 will be officially chip timed by Olympia Resources.

JV races will not be scored.

Entry Fees:

Entry fee is $85 per H.S. Varsity Girls' or Boys' team ($170 total for both) if received by 8-11, $95 per team ($190 for both) if received between 8-12 and 8/19; no charge for H.S. - J.V. (unless no Varsity entries).

Charge is $45 for M.S. Girls' or Boys' Teams ($90 if you bring both)if received by 8-11, $55 per team ($110 for both) if received between 8-12 and 8/19.

Entry fees should not be paid after the meet - late payments will incur an additional $25 fee.

Individual entries are welcome in the MS races only - individual entry fee is $10 per athlete. Entrants must be of appropriate MS age.

GISA and GICAA member schools are eligible to compete provided the principal or athletic director of the GISA / GICAA school agrees in writing, utilizing the standard “GHSA Cross-Play Contract,” available on the GHSA web site (www.ghsa.net). The GHSA Cross-Play Contract form must be submitted to Coach Donny White by 8/16/17 so that PHS Athletic Director can co-sign.

Re: Entry fees, please make checks payable to "PHS XC Booster Club", and put "Pickens Preview (XC)" in "for" line. Please do NOT make checks payable to Pickens High School.

Mail entry fees to Coach Donny White at 500 Dragon Dr. Jasper, GA 30143.

Entry Deadline: August 17th at 9 PM.

Enter top 10 runners in varsity HS races, unlimited entries in JV and MS races.

Please notify Coach White of your approximate # of JV Boy and JV Girl entries by 8/16/13.


*** ALL ENTERING MS AND HS COACHES - PLEASE EMAIL OR TEXT YOUR CELL # TO COACH DONNY WHITE (donnywhite@pickenscountyschools.org or 770-893-8749) SO THAT YOU CAN BE IMMEDIATELY NOTIFIED OF ANY CHANGES OR WEATHER RELATED MESSAGES ***


Awards: Team trophies to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams in Middle School and Varsity races. No team awards in J.V. races. Individual awards to top 10 finishers in every race, boys and girls. Special "Pickens Preview Race Champion" t-shirt to individual winners for each race.

M.S. team awards will be presented after start of Girls' Varsity race. Varsity team awards will be presented after completion of all races. Individual top 10 medals for each race will be presented at the finish chute.

Course: With a little walking, runners are visible over approximately 1/2 of the course with great views of start and finish for spectators. Course is mostly flat, but with some short, challenging hills and a tunnel. Terrain varies and includes grass, asphalt, gravel road, dirt, and cement sidewalk. The high school course loops around Roper Park, passes through a tunnel (under Refuge Rd.) to a loop behind Pickens County Middle School, and then passes back through the tunnel to finish in Roper Park. Finish is close to the start.

The middle school course involves much of the same terrain and will also go through the tunnel to the PCMS part of the course. Runners will return to finish on the same field they start on.

Facilities: Restrooms will be available.

Concessions:
Food and drinks will be available.

Spectator Admission:
A $5 entry fee will be charged for adults, $2 entry for students and children.

T-shirts: Customizable meet T-shirts by EagleSportz will be available for sale .

Parking: Early arriving spectators will be directed to fill the Pickens County Middle School (PCMS) parking lots (across from Roper Park) first, then when full will be directed to the Roper Park lots. All buses will be directed to park at PCMS with teams entering Roper Park through the tunnel.

Spectators who park at PCMS should also enter Roper Park via the tunnel. Please DO NOT TRY TO CROSS REFUGE RD. on foot for safety reasons!

Questions?: E-mail: donnywhite@pickenscountyschools.org

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