USTFCCCA Meet Announcements

to submit a meet announcement, please send to Tom Lewis, tom@ustfccca.org

MEET OPENING — Six Flags Open

Saturday, September 17th 2016

 

Race Starting Times:                       Men                                      8k                           7:15 am

Women                                                5k                           8:00 am

HS V Boys                            5k                           8:30 am

HS V Girls                             5k                           9:00 am

HS JV Boys                          5k                           9:30am

HS JV Girls                           5k                           10:00am

 

 

Address:                              Six Flags

4900 Six Flags Rd,

Eureka, MO 63025

 

Directions:                          https://www.sixflags.com/stlouis/plan-your-visit/directions

 

 

Entries/Timing:                 Due by 6:00 pm on Wednesday September 14th, 2016

 

 

Awards:                               Top 15 will receive awards in each race

Top Teams in HS varsity races will receive a team trophy

 

Course:                                1400m Loop http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6709806

3000m Loop http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6632832

The 5K will run a 1400m loop & 3k loop & a 300m Start finish

The 8K will run a 1400m loop followed by 2x 3k loops & a 300m Start/finish

 

Restrooms:                         Port-a-potties will be located on site

 

Previous Results:             http://www.ustfccca.org/infozone/public-meet-alltime.php?meetno=2146219890

 

Meet Records:                  Men’s 8K: 26:14.6 Blake Delong McKendree 2013 (Buder Park course)

Women’s 5K: 18:31 Kristen Garwood Hannibal-Lagrange 2015

 

Entry Fee:                           $125 per gender per school. Checks should be made out to Maryville University Cross Country. Limit of 10/gender in high school Varsity Races. Limit of 20 entries/ gender in all other races.

$30 for unattached runners in college race

Teams with over the limit of total athletes can enter at $5 per additional athlete

 

Parking:                                Teams, Spectators, & unattached runners can pre-purchase parking passes online for $10/vehicle using the Promo Code: “saints”. Day of race parking will be the standard six flags fee of $20.https://www.sixflags.com/stlouis

 

Athletic Trainer:                Maryville will provide an athletic trainer & ice on site. Please supply your own materials for Taping and wrapping.

 

Six Flags Entry:                                  Tickets into the theme park can be purchased for $30/ ticket.

You can pre-order tickets by emailing Coach Kaufman the number of tickets you will be purchasing. Schools ordering 20 or more tickets through Coach Kaufman will receive 2 free tickets. Tickets ordered this way are due by the entry deadline and will be paid for on race day with team registration. There is no requirement to purchase theme park tickets to compete.

*Spectators, friends, & family, can also purchase discounted tickets online using the promo code “maryville” Starting September 1st. Online purchases are $30/ ticket plus an online service charge. Teams can also use this online option but will opt out of the free ticket option.

               

 

 

 

Race Director:                    Micky Kaufman

314-529-6836

mkaufman@maryville.edu

MEET OPENING — San Diego State Aztec Invitational

72nd Annual Aztec Cross Country Invitational

 

Date and Schedule

Friday, September 23, 2016

8:30 AM – Women’s Invitational (5K)

9:15 AM –Women’s Junior/Community College / Open (5K)

10:00 AM – Men Invitational (8K)

10:45 AM – Men’s Junior/Community College / Open (4 mile)

 

Press Release with Meet Package

http://www.goaztecs.com/sports/w-xc/spec-rel/071816aaa.html

 

Entry Guidelines

Invitational:  NCAA DI, Universities, Clubs and Unattached Elites.

Open:  Junior/ Community College, Small Colleges, Clubs and Unattached

 

Location

Mission Bay Tecolote Shores North Park

1740 E Mission Bay Dr

San Diego, CA 92109

 

Entries

Enter online via DirectAthletics and choose appropriate section

 

https://www.directathletics.com/meets/xc/9514.html

 

Entry deadline is Midnight, Tuesday, September 20.  Entries received after the deadline will be subject to a late fee.

 

Top 5 will score with the next 2 runners displacing.  Multiple teams per institution/club permitted.

 

Entry Fees

$150 – Invitational Section Teams

$125 – Open Section Teams

$25 – Invitational & Open Individual Athletes

 

Junior/Community College teams should bring checks payable to Cuyamaca College on meet day.

 

All other teams and individual competitors should bring checks to the meet payable to San Diego State Cross Country or mail their checks ahead of time to:

 

Aztec Cross Country Invitational

San Diego State University, Department of Athletics

5500 Campanile Dr

San Diego, CA 92182 – 4313

 

Facilities

There are no dressing or shower facilities at the course. Please have your teams come dressed forcompetition.   Restrooms will be available.

 

Trainers

San Diego State athletic trainers will be in place one hour before the first race begins to provide aid to any athlete who may require assistance. If any of your athletes require special assistance, please have your athletic training staff contact our athletic trainers at(619) 594-5551 to make necessary arrangements.

 

Awards

Top 5 individual male and female invitational and open winners will receive medals

 

Contacts

Head Coach: Shelia Burrell, (619) 594-5514, sburrell@mail.sdsu.edu

Junior/Community Colleges: Thom Hunt, coachhunt619@gmail.com or Tim Seaman, (619) 993-8846

Meet Director:   Rick Reaser, (310) 227-5534, rick-reaser@msn.com

MEET OPENINGS — Georgia College

2016 Georgia College Bobcat Invitational

Saturday, Sep. 10, 2016

Hosted by Georgia College – Milledgeville, Ga.

 

 

Site:

The Farm *Signage for event will be posted.*

2048 Council McCranie Rd.

Milledgeville, Ga. 31061

 

Admission:

There will be a $5 parking fee per vehicle for spectators. Team transportation will be exempt from this fee.

 

Distance:

Men – 8K

Women – 6K

 

Entry Deadline:

Wednesday, Sep. 7 at 5 p.m.

 

Entry Fee:

$85 per team ($160 for both men and women)—entries may be mailed to GC Cross Country, 231 W. Hancock St., Campus Box 65, Milledgeville, Ga. 31061 by Thursday, Sep. 1 or brought to the event.

$20 per unattached runner (NO RACE DAY ENTRIES).

*Please make checks payable to Georgia College. Put GC Bobcat Invite and your school name in memo line.*

 

Entry Procedure:

Please e-mail your list of participants to steven.cary@gcsu.edu by Wednesday, Sep. 7 at 5 p.m.

*NCAA teams, please make sure your roster is updated on www.tfrrs.com*

 

Schedule:

8:00 a.m. – Men’s 8K

9:00 a.m. – Women’s 6K

10:00 a.m. – Awards Presentation

*Races will start promptly at the designated time above.*

 

Scoring:

Unlimited entries for men and women—only top seven runners will score. Any runner outside of a team’s top seven will not be counted in the score, but will receive an official finishing time. NCAA rules will apply.

 

Course Description:

Grassy terrain with a short stretch of packed dirt and a few rolling hills. Long start and finish stretch to accommodate large field sizes. Extremely spectator-friendly.

 

Finish Line/Results:

High Performance Timing, LLC will be timing the event and providing live results at www.highperformancetiming.com immediately following the men’s and women’s races.

 

Awards:

Awards will be given to the top 10 finishers and top two overall teams in both the men’s and women’s races.

 

Contact Info:

Steven Cary, meet director – steven.cary@gcsu.edu, 478-445-8571

Al Weston, sports information director – alan.weston@gcsu.edu, 478-445-1779

 

Trainers:

There will be GC Athletic Trainers at the course on the day of the event. Coaches and trainers are expected to have up-to-date information on all of their runners—allergies, medical conditions, etc. and parental releases to treat. For specific instructions, questions or concerns, please contact GC Head Athletic Trainer Paul Higgs: paul.higgs@gcsu.edu or 478-445-1787.

 

Directions to Course:

From I-20 – Take exit 114 Madison. Take Hwy. 441 South to Milledgeville. Turn right on Roberson Mill Road by the Milledgeville Mall. Stay straight onto Hwy. 441 Bypass. Turn left on Council McCranie Rd. The Farm is on the left and parking will be on the right.

 

From Macon – Take Route 49 into Milledgeville. Turn right on Hwy. 441. Turn left on Council McCranie Rd. The Farm is on the left and parking will be on the right.

 

From the East – Follow Route 16 West into Sparta, joining Route 22 West in Sparta. Follow Route 22 West until it turns into Hancock Street in Milledgeville. Follow through the center of town, turn left on Hwy 441. Turn left on Council McCranie Rd. The Farm is on the left and parking will be on the right.

 

From Savannah/I-16 – Take exit 51 Dublin. Merge right on US-319/Hwy. 441 North toward Dublin. Turn left on Hwy. 441 Bypass North. Stay straight onto Hwy. 441 toward Milledgeville. Turn right on Council McCranie Rd. The Farm is on the left and parking will be on the right.

 

Hotel Info:

Hampton Inn

2461 N. Columbia St.

Milledgeville, GA 31061

hamptoninn3.hilton.com

 

Fairfield Inn & Suites

2631-A N. Columbia St.

Milledgeville, GA 31061

www.marriott.com

 

Comfort Suites

2621 N. Columbia St.

Milledgeville, GA 31061

www.comfortsuites.com

 

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

1839 N. Columbia St.

Milledgeville, GA 31061

www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress

MEET OPENINGS — Northwest Missouri

Northwest Missouri State University will host the 5th annual Bearcat Open Cross Country meet on Friday, September 2nd.  The women’s 5k will begin at 6:00 PM, followed by the men’s 4 mile at 6:40 PM.  Awards to the top 10 individuals.  The Bearcat Cross Country course is a dedicated course of 100% grass with rolling hills.  Contact Scott Lorek –  slorek@nwmissouri .edu

MEET OPENINGS — Indiana

Indiana University Open

Saturday, September 3

 

We would like to have three or four teams for our first home meet of the year.  Please contact Jay Arther at jdarther@indiana.edu for information.  Will also have meet information posted at http://iuhoosiers.com/sports/2015/6/30/ind-track-home-meet-info.aspx?path=track

MEET OPENINGS — West Georgia

2016 UWG Wolves Cross Country Season Opener

Friday, September 9th, 2016

UWG Athletic Complex

Carrollton, Georgia

 

Collegiate Women’s 5k Race: 5pmEST

Collegiate Men’s 5k Race: 5:30PM EST

Course: Great course that starts out in a large open field will rolling hills loops into a straight section of loose earth and grass, crossing under a bridge and over about 20m of concrete then back to the field for the finish.

Entry Fee: $50 per team or both teams (Men & Women $100) $20 per individual.  Please make checks payable to UWG Athletics

Entry: Please register your rosters online at The Perfect Timing Group: http://entries.ptgrouponline.com/

Entry Deadline: September 6, 2016

Awards: Trophies to the top Men’s and Women’s Team/ Individual awards to the top 10 finishers.

Parking: Parking will be located in the lot just above the start and finish line.

Restrooms: Portable toilets will be made available

Packet pick-up:  Starts at 4pm at the tent across from the finish line.

 

 

 

 

2016 UWG Wolves Cross Country Invitational

Friday, October 7th, 2016

UWG Athletic Complex

Carrollton, Georgia

Collegiate Men’s 8k Race: 4:30 PM EST

Women’s 6k Race: 5:15 PM EST

Course: Great 8k course that starts out in a large open field will rolling hills loops into a straight section of loose earth and grass, crossing under a bridge and over about 20m of concrete then back to the field for the finish. 6k will remain in the open field.

Entry Fee: $75 per team or both teams (Men & Women $150) $20 per individual.  Please make checks payable to UWG Athletics

Entry: Please register your rosters online at The Perfect Timing Group: http://entries.ptgrouponline.com/

Entry Deadline: October 4, 2016

Awards: Trophies to the top Men’s and Women’s Team/ Individual awards to the top 10 finishers.

Parking: Parking will be located in the lot just above the start and finish line.

Restrooms: Portable toilets will be made available

Packet pick-up:  Starts at 3:30pm at the tent across from the finish line.

Questions: Contact Coach Tim Brooks or Coach Tony Hawkins

Email: tbrooks@westga.edu  Or thawkins@westga.edu Phone: 678-839-6533 FAX: 678-839-6538

2016 DII Pre-National Invitational

Saint Leo University

Cross Country

Pre National Invitational

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Please join the best in the country as they gather at The Abbey Course at Saint Leo for a showdown on this year’s National Championship Cross-Country course. Teams will be divided into Men’s (8k) and Women’s (6k) Green & Gold Races and will also feature an Open Race for an excess of 7 team members. If you plan on competing in this event, please email Kent Reiber at: kent.reiber@saintleo.edu. Currently the anticipated start time for the first race is 7:30am on Saturday.

$300 PER TEAM PER GENDER USTFCCCA MEMBERS ($350 NON-MEMBERS)

Entries due on DirectAthletics by October 2nd at midnight. OPEN TO NCAA DIVISION II TEAM ONLY.

The Abbey Course at Saint Leo

33640 State Road 52
St Leo, FL 33574

www.saintleolions.edu

@SaintLeoLions

@SaintLeoXCTrack

MEET OPENING: Georgia Military College

GMC Cross Country Bulldog Blastoff

26 August 2016

 

6:30 5K College Women
7:15 8k College Men

College races have unlimited entries per team, but will be limited to 10 teams.

Meet Fees:

College – $5 for individual runner $30 per team (men’s/women’s) or $50 for both.
Late entry Fee: Double entry fee

Payments Checks made payable to

Georgia Military College

Junior College Cross Country

c/o Rob Sherwood

201 E Greene St

Milledgeville, GA 31061

 

Federal Tax ID number is – 58-0616992
Entry fees must be received before race packets will be distributed. If you cannot mail the check by Monday, August 25, please bring it in person to packet pick-up on race day. Cash also accepted on race day.

Location: Georgia Military College.  Start and fish will be on practice athletic fields on East side of campus bordering on the Oconee River Greenway. Parking will be available for busses on the corner of Warren and Greene St, as well as the parking lots on the corner of Warren and Franklin Streets.   There is very limited parking by the start finish line and will be reserved for emergency vehicles.

 

5k Women’s College  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/988562929

8k Men’s College http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/988565045

 

This event will not have awards nor will it be professional timed.  It is an early season competitive run.  We will have a clock, and will score the race, all results will be mailed to the teams.  In an effort to keep costs low, this is why there will not be a professional timing company.  We are looking for a good time and hope that you will be able to join us.

 

If you have questions, please

 

Rob Sherwood

 

Junior College Cross Country Coach

Georgia Military College

201 E Greene St

Milledgeville, GA 31061

Office Phone: 478-387-4757

rsherwoo@gmc.cc.ga.us

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MEET OPENINGS: Fort Hays State

September 2 – Border Classic

October 8 – FHSU Tiger Open @Sand Plum

The first meet was a quadrangular last year between Fort Hays State, CSU-Pueblo, NM Highlands, and West Texas A&M. We have four teams from four different states who meet in Johnson, KS for a quadrangular. Looking for an Oklahoma team to make it five possibly.

The second meet is a large invite with around 700-800 runners. We divide it into two sections, a Gold section (NCAA II) and a Black section (Juco/NAIA). Although last year we did let the NAIA Champions (Oklahoma City) into the Gold section. We get a lot of schools from Colorado and Oklahoma in that meet.

MEET OPENING: Bridgewater College

Bridgewater College (Virginia)

Dr. Harry G.M. Jopson Invitational

April 28-29, 2016

Direct Athletics for entries

Meet information available at www.bridgewatereagles.com and http://bridgewatereagles.com/sports/wtrack/2015-16/files/21st_Jopson_Invite_Meet_Information.pdf

We will be hosting a Heptathlon/Decathlon at this meet.