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Event Logo 2016 USATF GA Association Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Saturday, November 12, 2016
Heritage Christian Church
Fayetteville, GA

SCHEDULE & AGE DIVISIONS

Age Division Distance Time
8 & Under (born 2008+) 2 km (1.24 miles) Girls: 11:00 am
Boys: 11:30 am
9 - 10 (born 2006-2007) 3 km (1.86 miles) Girls: 12:00 pm
Boys: 12:30 pm
11 - 12 (born 2004-2005) 3 km (1.86 miles) Girls: 1:00 pm
Boys: 1:30 pm
13 - 14 (born 2002-2003) 4 km (1.86 miles) Girls: 2:00 pm
Boys: 2:30 pm
15 - 16 (born 2000-2001)
17 - 18 (born 1998-1999)
5 km (3.1 miles) Girls: 3:00 pm
Boys: 3:30 pm

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Individuals: Current USATF membership is required to compete. Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license, or U.S. government identification) is required and must be submitted prior to registration and participation.

Teams: Only registered USATF member clubs may enter a team. All athletes representing the club must be affiliated with that club as part of their USATF membership. To enter a team, a club must complete the team entry/declaration process during online registrations. Only athletes listed on the team declaration roster will be eligible to represent the club at the Association, Regional or National championships.

TEAM SCORING

8 athletes on the team entry/declaration form may be declared as scoring athletes. The top 5 finishers among the declared runners will score.

COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS 

All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition, chest-high on the front of their jerseys. Bib numbers and team packets will be available for pick up at the venue on Friday, November 11th from 5:00-6:30pm and on Saturday starting at 8:00am.

EVENT RESULTS

During competition, event results will be posted at near the podium/awards area. In addition, event results will be posted at www.ptgrouponline.com

AWARDS

USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the 30 individuals in each age division. The top 5 teams in each division will also receive medals.

ADVANCEMENTS

From Association to Regionals: Top 30 individuals and top 5 teams in each age group will advance to the Region 4 Championships. The Region 4 Championships will be held on Saturday, November 19th in Tallahassee, Florida at Appalachee Regional Park – 7550 Appalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32311

ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES

On-Time Registration: Must be completed by Tuesday, November 8th at 11:59pm

ONLY ONLINE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please visit www.athletic.net to enter.

  • Individual Entries: $10.00 per athlete.
  • Team Entries: No additional charge for team entries

PAYMENTS: The online entry system accepts all credit cards, however USATF prefers VISA. All entry fees must be paid in full via the online entry system (www.athletic.net) prior to the entry deadline.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Heritage Christian Church is located at 2130 Redwine Rd., Fayetteville, GA 30215. There is adequate parking onsite.

COURSE

The walk-thru will be at 10:00 AM. The course will be closed at 10:45 AM. No one will be allowed on the course for warm up after this time. The entire course is grass, dirt surface, and some gravel. Spikes may be useful on the hills or if the course is wet. There is plenty of area for warm up in the adjoining fields. No dressing facility or public water is available. Portable restrooms are located near the parking lot of the facility.

FACILITY RULES & GUIDELINES

  1. Remember we are guests of Heritage Christian Church
  2. Barbecuing will not be allowed on site.
  3. Please do NOT bring loud radios or music, pets, or unnecessary distractions to the meet.
  4. Please keep the facility clean. Place trash in the waste receptacles near you before leaving.
  5. Alcoholic beverages will not be allowed.
  6. Parking only in the designated parking areas.

VENDORS

T-Shirt and food vendors will be supporting this event.

CONTACT

USATF Georgia, Youth Committee – Lamar Grant, lamargrant@usatfga.org; Monica Ross, monica30047@yahoo.com; Jacqui Collins, jacquicyd@att.net; Arlena Epps; arlenaepps@hotmail.com

Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at www.athletic.net by Tuesday, November 8th at 11:59 pm.
  • Late entries will not be allowed.
  • Online registration is open now.
  • Fees must be paid online by the close of registration.
  • USATF prefers VISA.
  • Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete.
  • Please validate data within www.athletic.net for accuracy prior to submitting entry.
  • An instructional video on the online registration process may be accessed by visiting, athletic.net - Getting Started - USATF Tutorials.
Valid 2016 USATF Membership and Age Verification is required for participation. Before registration, please ensure that the membership chair has received (via email or fax) a copy of the athlete’s age verification (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license or U.S. government identification). See Rule 300.1 (i) for further explanation.
  • Membership Chair: Belinda Turner
  • Email Address: membership@usatfga.org
  • Fax: (404) 935-9046 (fax or voice)
  • For questions, contact at: Belinda Turner at (404) 935-9046 (fax or voice)