2016 Georgia HS Cross Country Meet of Champions 2016

Fayetteville, GA

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Meet Information
We are excited to host the first ever Georgia XC Meet of Champions

When: Saturday, Nov 12: 9:00am Boys, 9:30am girls 10am Awards
USATF-GA Junior Olympics XC Championship Meet starts at 11:00am

Where: Heritage Christian Church (Starrs Mill home course)- Large venue, great footing/scenic, spectator friendly
2130 Redwine Road, Fayetteville, GA 30215, just outside of Peachtree City, GA

Who is invited:
Teams
o The top 18-20 boys teams and top 18-20 girls teams in the state of Georgia
o 1st place team from each of the 8 classifications will automatically get an invitation (8 teams)
o The Next best 10-12 teams will be invited /selected based on selection criteria created by the 5 Coaches on the selection committee
o If any of those teams decline, we may extend an invitation to the next highest performing team, we dont necessarily have to have 18-20 teams.
Individuals
o Top 2 Individuals who are not on winning teams across all 8 classifications will get automatic invitations (16 runners)
o The next best 9-14 individuals not on selected teams will be invited based on selection criteria used by selection committee. Performances will be based on the end of the season performances, not just 1 meet.
o If any of those individuals decline, we may extend an invitation to the next highest performing individual, but we dont necessarily have to have 25-30 individuals
150-170 runners on the line for each race: ( 126-140 runners from the top 20 teams + 25-30 individuals who are not on teams)

Awards: Top 10 individuals; Top 3 teams - each member of top 3 teams - get Meet of Champions medal
All athletes invited and who race will receive a Meet of Champions - Knit Beanie Hat
How:
Teams must compete as Club teams; these do not need to be official USATF clubs; They do not compete for their high school
Teams must be from the same high schools, no all-star teams
We will follow GHSA rules regarding post season competition, including athletes will not wear their high school uniforms
Teams should try to wear similar uniforms
If runners or team want to continue on to run USATF Junior Olympics, they will be given a bye to the region championships; to get a bye you must have a USATF membership & birth verification; note: Nationals are in Birmingham, AL in 2016

Cost
No cost to teams nor to individuals, USATF Georgia is covering the cost to promote this meet.

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