Quad States Invitational 2013

Purcellville, VA
Hosted by Woodgrove

Meet Information

WHO: Teams from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

WHAT: 2013 Quad States Invitational Cross Country Meet

WHERE: Woodgrove High School, 36811 Allder School Road, Purcellville VA 20132

WHEN: Saturday, October 5, 2013 - Race times TBD, but will start @ 1200 & run to late afternoon to accommodate teams traveling 2 hours & upperclassmen taken the SATs (i.e., Varsity races will be run in the mid to late afternoon)

COURSE: Flat, fast & scenic, grass/dirt on 120+ acre school campus with multiple, "up close & personal/on the rail" spectator & coaching opportunities throughout the race (1/2 mile, mile, 1.4 miles, 1.6 miles, 2 miles, 2.5 miles, finish) w/minimal walking. If you have a need for speed, this is your course. Over 90% of the race can be viewed from a single vantage point. If you feel the need for speed, this is your course.

ENTRIES: Entry fees are $225/school (girls & boys teams) & $175/single gender team. Entries must be received by Wednesday, October 2, 2013. Make checks payable to "Woodgrove High School." Mail checks to WHS, Attn: Scott Burns/Quad States Invitational.

RACES: Girls & Boys races as follows: JV Fr/So, JV Jr/Sr, Varsity. All races will be chip timed with electronic splits taken at 1-mile & 2-miles.

AWARDS: Trophies 1st, 2nd, 3rd in all races. Individual medals 25 deep in all races (no kidding, this will not be changed this year).

T-SHIRTS: Available for sale at the meet.

MEET DIRECTORS: Scott Burns (Head XC Coach), Kauren Nordstrom (Asst XC Coach), Dave Ciccarelli (Asst XC Coach)

CELL PHONES: Scott Burns (540.550.3188 - Don't leave a voice mail - he never checks), Kauren Nordstrom (719.659.2279), Dave Ciccarelli (703.431.0240)

EMAILS: Scott Burns (scott.burns@lcps.org), Kauren Nordstrom (kauren.nordstrom@lcps.org), Dave Ciccarelli (dave@horizoncommunityservices.com)

FACILITIES: You may bring a tent, but cannot stake it if located on the turf practice field (there are other places to stake it). There will be portable toilets and the girls & boys locker rooms will be open. Please pick up your trash before leaving. Athletic trailer will be on-site. Please bring your own tape.


From PA - US15 south from Gettysburg to US340 west toward Harpers Ferry. Take the Brunswick exit (Route 17). Turn left @ the top of the ramp & follow through several roundabouts to the light, then right & down the hill into Brunswick. Go 1/2 way around the next roundabout & then up over the Potomac River into VA (road turns into Route 287). Continue on 287 south to Route 9. Turn right on Route 9 to light in Hillsboro. Turn left on 690 south towards Purcellville to roundabout. Take 3rd exit out of roundabout onto Allder School Road. Go about 1/4 mile to school on right.

From points east: Take Route 7 to/around Leesburg then up into western Loudoun County. Take the Route 287/Purcellville exit. Turn left at the bottom of the ramp. Turn right at the next light onto Hirst. Go about a mile. Turn right at the stop sign onto Purcellville Road. Go about a mile. Turn left onto Allder School Road. Go about 3/4 mile to the school on the left.

From points west: Take Route 7 east to Purcellville/Route 287 exit. Turn right at the end of the ramp. Turn right at the light onto Hirst. Follow directions about.

From Fairfax County/DC area: Take Dulles Toll Road/Greenway to Leesburg. Take Route 7 west. Follow directions above.

From points south: Take I-66 to Haymarket exit (US15). Take US15 north to Leesburg. Get on Route 7 west. Follow directions above.

LOST?: Call Coach Ciccarelli (703.431.0240). He's really good with directions.

PARKING: $5.00/car donation. Room for 1,000+ vehicles.

Best Western/703.777.9400
Days Inn/703.777.6622
Hampton Inn/703.669.8640
Fairfield Inn/Dulles/703.435.5300
Dulles Airport Marriott/703.471.9500
Dulles Town Center Courtyard by Marriott/571.434.6400
Spring Hill Suites/703.723.9300

12:00 - JV Fr/So Girls
12:45 - JV Fr/So Boys
1:30 - JV Jr/Sr Girls
2:15 - JV Jr/Sr Boys
2:45 - Varsity Girls
3:15 - Varsity Boys
3:45 - Awards Ceremony

SANCTIONING: Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania. If you want to come and race from another state, just let us know & we'll accommodate you.

Please submit "Intend to Attend" emails to race directors asap. Include (a) school name, (b) point(s) of contact, (c) team(s) to be entered, (d) approximate # of runners.

Registration help:
Note that these instructions are on the US Portal and you will have to return to your state site to actually find your team and enter the meet.