Meet Information

ROCKBRIDGE XC CLASSIC
September 23th, 2017

You and your team are invited to participate in the 3rd Rockbridge XC Classic. This meet is held at the Virginia Horse Center which has previously hosted the Big South Championships and the VMI Invitational. The course is 100% grass over rolling hills. We will be using the upper loop course which is considerably faster than the “Big Hill” course used in previous years. The course is extremely spectator friendly and should provide for a fantastic atmosphere for athletes, coaches, and parents.



Registration Deadline is September 16th by 11:59 p.m.

If you and your team are interested in attending please email official meet director Paige Owens at paige_owens@rockbridge.k12.va.us.

This will be the course for the Region 3C..

Meet Schedule
7:30 am Course Opens
8:00 am Packet Pick-up and Coaches Meeting
8:15 am Middle School Boys
8:50 am Middle School Girls
9:30 am High School Varsity Girls-Top 10
10:15 am High School Varsity Boys-Top 10
11:00 am High School JV Girls-Unlimited
11:45 am High School JV Boys-Unlimited

Timing
This meet will have Chip timing provided by Run Roanoke.

Scoring and Uniforms
We will follow the NFHS Rules Book for Scoring and Uniforms. Top five score, six and seven places count, team finishers eight, nine and ten will be removed from team scoring. PLEASE make sure your team is wearing matching school issued uniforms so that they will be ready for championship season. Spikes are recommended for this course.

Awards
Awards are to be given to individuals immediately following each race. Team awards will be given out as soon as possible following each event.

Awards will be given to the Top 10 finishers in each race.
Team Trophy will be awarded to top team in each race.


Sanctioning
This meet will be sanctioned. Please contact Paige Owens with questions.

Entry Fees
Middle School
$50 per gender for Middle school teams ($90 for both)
$5 per individual if less than five runners
High School
$100 per gender for High school teams ($180 for both)
$10 per individual if less than five runners

Payment Information
Please mail check to:
Rockbridge High School, ATTN: Paige Owens, AD
143 Greenhouse Road
Lexington, VA 24450


Please make check out to "Rockbridge High School" with "XC CLASSIC" in the memo.
You may also bring the check with you to the meet.

Submitting Entries

All entries will be done through milestat.com.

ALL ENTRIES ARE DUE BY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 th AT Midnight.

Information for registering online can be found at www.milesplit.us/pages/Online_Meet_Reg_Instructions or the directions are listed below.

1. Login or Register - You must have a user name and password for Milesplit. To get that, if you don't have one, click register in the top right gray MileSplit bar directly under the Universal Sports logo and search box.

2. Claim Your Team - If you haven't already set this up, you must be registered as a coach or team administrator to register for a meet. In order to get set up, you go to your team page, and at the top right, click Claim This Team. Choose either that you want to be a coach or team admin. Follow the instructions on that page. Apply and submit. Once you do that and are approved (usually within a few hours), you will receive a confirmation email and you'll be set to go to the next step.

3. Update Your Roster - If your team's roster is not already up to date, now is a good time to get any corrections made and add any additional athletes to it. Go to your team page, login, and you will see button that says "Team Administration" to the right of your team's name. Click that and then click roster on left hand toolbar. Enter or update your roster, adding any new athletes. To move graduated athletes to Alumni, simply add their graduation year and hit save.

4. Enter the Meet - Go to the season calendar and click on the green meet registration button of the meet you want to enter. Read and follow the instructions carefully and fill out the form completely. Once entered you'll see all of the available events/races listed out. To put your athletes into these events/races click the "Edit Entries" link by the event. On the following page, check the athletes you want in the race (putting in seed times if applicable), and click the save button at the bottom. Do this for each event/race. You will be able to change and update these entries until the entry deadline.

Middle School Registration
Can register online at Milestat.com (see high school registration above) or email paige_owens@rockbridge.k12.va.us with the grade, gender and name of your athletes.

Results
Will be posted at the meet and will be sent to Milestat.com.

T-Shirts
T-shirts will be available to purchase on site.

Concessions
Gatorade, Water, Fruit, Snacks, and lunch items will be available for purchase.

Restrooms are limited; however there will be port-a-johns on site.

Team Area
“Tent City” will have a designated area. We ask that you and your team respect the Virginia Horse Center property and facilities by cleaning your area before you leave (trash bags will be provided).

Athletic Trainers
We will have an athletic trainer available on site for limited assistance.

Water Coolers and Gatorade will be available for athletes before and after the race.

Directions to the Virginia Horse Center


Meet Site:
Virginia Horse Center
487 Maury River Road
Lexington, VA 24450

From the North: I-81 South to Exit 191. Proceed on I-64 West 1/2 mile to Exit 55. Turn right on Route 11 North, and immediately left on Route 39 West. The Virginia Horse Center is one mile ahead on the left. The cross country course will be on your right.

From the South: I-81 North to Exit 191. Proceed on I-64 West 1/2 mile to Exit 55. Turn right on Route 11 North, and immediately left on Route 39 West. The Virginia Horse Center is one mile ahead on the left. The cross country course will be on your right.

From the East: I-64 West to I-81 South. I-81 South to Exit 191. Proceed on I-64 West 1/2 mile to Exit 55. Turn right on Route 11 North, and immediately left on Route 39 West. The Virginia Horse Center is one mile ahead on the left. The cross country course will be on your right.

From the West: I-64 East to Exit 55. Turn left on Route 11 North, and proceed 1/4 mile to stoplight. Turn left on Route 39 West. The Virginia Horse Center is one mile ahead on the left. The cross country course will be on your right.

Parking Information
Parking will be available on site. There will be a $5.00 fee per vehicle Spectator Fee (team buses and vans exempt).

Hotels

Sleep Inn & Suites (0.9 miles from course)
95 Maury River Road, Lexington, VA 24450
(540)-463-6000

Best Western Plus Inn at Hunt Ridge (1 mile from course)
25 Willow Springs Road, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-464-1500

Super 8 Motel (1.1 miles from course)
1139 N. Lee Hwy., Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-463-7858

Wingate By Wyndham (1.2 miles from course)
1100 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-464-8100

Motel 6 (1.6 miles from course)
65 Econo Lane Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-463-7371

Best Western Lexington Inn (1.7 miles from course)
850 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-458-3020

Comfort Inn – Virginia Horse Center (1.7 miles from course)
62 Comfort Way, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-463-7311

Holiday Inn Express (1.8 miles from course)
880 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-463-7351

Country Inn & Suites (2.3 miles from course)
875 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-464-9000

Howard Johnson (2.3 miles from course)
2836 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-463-9181

Red Carpet Inn (4.3 miles from course)
820 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-463-2739

Days Inn (4.5 miles from course)
2809 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-463-9131

Quality Inn & Suites (6 miles from course)
2814 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450

(540)-463-6400

Please visit https://lexingtonvirginia.com/directory/lodging for all hotels in the area.

QUESTIONS
Please contact Paige Owens
Email: paige_owens@rockbridge.k12.va.us
School Phone: 540-463-5555
Fax: 540-463-7823

Discussions