State Championships

2017 VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE STATE CROSS-COUNTRY MEET

GENERAL REGULATIONS AND INFORMATION

PLACE: Great Meadow, The Plains, VA

DATE: Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11, 2017

TIME SCHEDULE (from 2015, needs to be updated) - Friday/Saturday
10:00am...................................Coach's Meeting 4A Friday/ 1A Saturday
10:30am...................................Group 4A Girls Friday / 1A Girls Saturday
11:15am...................................Group 4A Boys Friday / 1A Boys Saturday
11:15am...................................Coach's Meeting 6A Friday / 3A Saturday
11:45am...................................Group 6A Girls Friday / 3A Girls Saturday
12:30pm...................................Group 6A Boys Friday / 3A Boys Saturday
12:30pm...................................Coach's Meeting 5A Friday / 2A Saturday
1:00pm....................................Group 5A Girls Friday / 2A Girls Saturday
1:45pm....................................Group 5A Boys Friday / 2A Boys Saturday

Awards: We will be at the conclusion of each classification

Tickets:  $10.00
Children 6 and under admitted free with parent


Course: Two courses will be set up. If the weather is excellent we will run the original course both days, if not then Friday will be the new course. It will be very similar to the original course. The difference will be Festival Hill (across the creek).



RULES AND SCORING: Cross Country section of the National Federation Edition of the Track and Field Rule Book (2012-2013) Scoring (Rule 9- Section 2)

Coaches will not be permitted in the finish line area or chip return area.


NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED ON THE COURSE, MOST OF THE COURSE IS VISIBLE FROM VIEWING AREA, BUT BINOCULARS ARE HELPFUL. Violation of this rule will prompt disqualification of a school's participants.


CHIP TIMING: We will be using Run High for chip timing and scoring the meet. Finish Lynx Cameras will be set up at the finish line. There will also be a finish line judge to call close finishes. Coaches shall inform their athletes to turn in their chip before exiting the finish line area.


UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT: Participants are required to wear a school issued uniform top and shorts. Participants must attach their bib number to the front of their uniform. The VHSL will provide bib numbers for each participant. Running shoes or spikes must be worn during the competition. Participants may were one wristwatch. Participants may not wear LIVESTRONG bracelets or other jewelry. No earrings allowed to be worn during the competition. No Hats or bandannas. Sweat bands are permitted.


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