Meet Information

COACHES - PLEASE NOTE: THE MEET WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 20 H.S. TEAMS. AS OF 8/14, WE HAVE 18 H.S. TEAMS REGISTERED. BEFORE YOU REGISTER YOUR H.S. TEAM, YOU MUST GET CLEARANCE FROM COACH ROPER THAT THERE IS STILL ROOM AVAILABLE FIRST.

WE STILL HAVE AMPLE ROOM FOR M.S. ENTRIES.

7AAAA COACHES - WE HAVE ANOTHER INVIT. ON 10/13 IF WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE YOU FOR THIS MEET AND YOU WANT TO RACE THE REGION COURSE.


Date: Saturday, August 25th
Location: Roper Park at 1826 Refuge Rd. Jasper, GA 30143 (Pickens County)

Race Times:

Middle School Boys - (3200 meters) 8:00 AM
Middle School Girls - (3200 meters) 8:30 AM
Varsity Boys - (5K) 9:15 AM
Varsity Girls - (5K) 9:45 AM
J.V. Boys - (5K) 10:30 AM
J.V. Girls - (5K) 11:00 AM

Entry Fees:

Entry fee is $60 per H.S. Varsity Girls' or Boys' team ($120 total for both); no charge for H.S. - J.V.

Charge is same ($60) for M.S. Girls' or Boys' Teams ($120 if you bring both).

Make checks payable to "PHS XC Booster Club", and put "Pickens Preview (XC)" in "for" line.

Mail entry fees to Debbie Roper at 500 Dragon Dr. Jasper, GA 30143.

Entry:
Entry deadline is August 22nd at midnight. Entry will open on this page in August.

Enter top 7 runners in varsity HS races, unlimited entries in MS races. JV runners will not be entered online.

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: Parking for spectators is available at Roper Park or across the street at Pickens County Middle School (PCMS). All buses will be directed to park at PCMS with teams entering Roper Park through the tunnel.

Questions?:
E-mail: debbieroper@pickens.k12.ga.us

Registration help:
http://www.milesplit.us/pages/Online_Meet_Reg_Instructions
Note that these instructions are on the US Portal and you will have to return to your state site to actually find your team and enter the meet.

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