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Additional InformationCOURSE MAP
GENERAL REGULATIONS AND INFORMATION
2010 VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE STATE CROSS-COUNTRY MEET
PLACE: Great Meadow, The Plains, VA
DATE: Saturday, November 13, 2010
MEET CO-DIRECTORS: Dave Davis, Mountain View High School
Ken Wall, Freedom High School (South Riding)
Derek Farrey, Tuscarora High School
10:00am...................................Coach's Meeting (Group AAA)
10:30am...................................Group AAA Girls
11:15am...................................Group AAA Boys
11:15am...................................Coach's Meeting (Group A)
11:45am...................................Group A Girls
12:30pm...................................Group A Boys
12:30pm...................................Coach's Meeting (Group AA)
1:00pm....................................Group AA Girls
1:45pm....................................Group AA Boys
RULES AND SCORING: Cross Country section of the National Federation Edition of the Track and Field Rule Book (2009-2010) 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. Coaches shall inform their athletes to turn in their chip before exiting the finish line area.
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.
UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT: Participants are required to wear a school issued uniform top and bottom. 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.
ENTRY: Regional Directors need to follow the directions provided for hy-tek entries and also e-mail the Region Directors report (typed) to the VHSL, Dave Davis, and Derek Farrey. The meet directors should collect state entry forms from each school that qualifies or has individuals that qualify for the state meet.
TEAM PACKETS: Available the day of the meet only. Packets may be picked up at the pavilion. Packets will include a course map, bib number, Hy-tek entry sheet, race chips to be attached to both shoes, a time schedule, and coach's meeting agenda.
EXPENSES: All expenses for travel, meals, and lodging must be provided by the competing school.
LODGING: Each coach is responsible for making his own hotel reservations. A list of hotels and motels in the Warrenton-Manassas area are enclosed.
TENTS: Must be erected behind the house. No tents are allowed on the hill.
DRESSING AREA: There will be no dressing area provided. Portable restrooms will be provided.
AWARDS: Team and individual awards will be presented at the Pavilion. Athletes and coaches should listen for a P.A. announcement as to the exact time awards will be presented.
SCHOOL AND INDIVIDUAL QUALIFYING LIMITS: The A, AA and AAA Boys and Girls shall be limited to the top four teams from each region and the top 15 individuals from each regional meet.
STATE CROSS-COUNTRY T-SHIRTS & SWEATSHIRTS: T-Shirts (crew neck, short, & long sleeve) and sweatshirts will be available in a variety of styles. Martin Screen Print will be there on Friday and Saturday.
DIRECTIONS: From the east or west ---take I-66 to Exit 31 (Rt. 245-2miles)
From south---take US Rt.17 or US Rt. 29 North to Warrenton, continue north
on US Rt. 17, approx. 8 miles. Great Meadow will be on the right
CAR AND BUS PARKING: GATE 2
VHSL Cross Country
Regional Directors and Coaches
I. REGIONAL DIRECTOR -
a) Email Entries using Meet Manager or Meet Manager Lite to Dave Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Derek Farrey (email@example.com). If you do not have access to Meet Manager you may also just email the Region Report (must be typed) to the same email address
b) Directions to email HyTek entries are on the VHSL Website (Cross Country)
c) If you cannot email then FAX the State entries to Dave Davis (540 658 6860)
d) Entries are due: The day after the Region Championship
e) All entries and results must be received by Noon Sunday, November 7.
a) Parking: Please refer to the Coaches Information Sheet for instructions. Also please inform your parents that the individuals helping with parking are volunteers, and treat them with some respect.
b) Tents: Must be erected behind the house. No tents are allowed on the hill.
c) Course availability - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday, November 12 only. In the case of severe weather the course may be closed on Friday and will remain closed until Saturday, November 13.
d) Please remind athletes to get through the finish line as quickly as possible.
e) Competitors Numbers/Chip - Please make sure athletes have the correct competitors number on at the start of the race and correct chips. The Chip number will correspond with the bib number. $50.00 per lost chip.
f) Results will be available for your race only. A complete set of results for all divisions will be available on www.milestat.com
g) Coaches meeting - see time schedule
h) Packets available - Saturday only.
i) Ticket Price - $8.00
2010 Meet Schedule
Coaches Meeting (Group AAA)
Group AAA Girls Race
Group AAA Boys Race
Coaches Meeting (Group A)
Group A Girls Race
Group A Boys Race
Coaches Meeting (Group AA)
Group AA Girls Race
Group AA Boys Race